My memories of Easter Sunday begin 6 weeks in advance of Easter, when we would begin making Pysanki. Pysanki are Russian Easter eggs that are raw (for deeper colors), and are drawn on with a stylus containing hot wax to get a design. You begin with white, then begin to dye, starting with the light colors and progressively getting to the deeper shades. The wax keeps the egg from absorbing the color, so anything you coat with wax will not take the next color. I work on 2 at a time, and it takes 3 - 4 hours to finish 2 eggs. After they're made, most are given away, but the best are saved for the Easter Table.
The weekend before Easter Sunday, we made the White (Farmers) Cheese....."Continue"
These are Ukranian Dyed Easter Eggs. I did these years ago, and now, one of my Sons has been keeping up that tradition. By clicking on the picture you'll be taken to a web-site that has some great information, including a video tutorial on making the great looking easter eggs.