Friday, April 18, 2014

Hot Cross Bun Printable Tag


My English great-grandmother made hot cross buns every Good Friday, as many do.  Because of this heritage of mine, I too began making hot cross buns each Good Friday.  It not only marks the occasion of Good Friday, it forges a bond between myself and my great-grandmother and our English heritage.  And, being a family history nerd, I like that connection.  :)


This year I discovered a lovely historical tradition regarding hot cross buns.  Apparently, those who share a hot cross bun are supposed to enjoy a strong friendship and bond for the next year. A line from an old rhyme captures this lore, "Half for you and half for me, between us two, good luck shall be." 


What a great tradition!  So, I thought I'd take a plate of hot cross buns over to a couple friends today.  And, of course, I needed a tag to go with it.  :)  So I whipped one up in photoshop.  I rather love it.  :)  


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Since I liked it so much, I thought I'd share it with you, dear blog reader.  Take your friends a plate of hot cross buns and share the friendship!

1 comment:

Kevin Devine said...

Hi I left you a comment a while ago about your ancestor cards. I don't think you saw it. I would love to feature you in heART Journal Magazine. Would you please email me so I can discuss? Carla Devine heartjournalmag@gmail.com. www.heartjournalmagazine.com
I hope to hear from you! Thanks

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