webmasterApril 13, 2017April 13, 2017With Easter taking place this coming weekend, we want to share some entertaining trivia about Easter in this 2017 edition. Did you know that … After Halloween, Easter is the top-selling candy holiday. Easter is a “movable feast” – one that is set according to the phases of the moon – so the dates are different each year but typically occur between March 22 and April 25. More than 90 million chocolate Easter bunnies are manufactured each year. Peeps are manufactured in the US at a mind-boggling rate of five million a day. The most famous Easter parade is held in New York. The first egg roll on the White House lawn was held by Lucy Hayes, wife of President Rutherford B. Hayes in 1878. The largest chocolate Easter Egg was created in Tosca (Italy) on April 16, 2011. It weighed 15,873 lbs., and had a circumference of 64 ft., 3.65 in. at its widest point. In some European countries, other animals—in Switzerland the cuckoo, in certain parts of Germany the fox—brought the Easter eggs. Households spend on average $131 on Easter each year, with $14.7 billion spent totally. Hartford Technology Rental hopes you enjoy celebrating this spring holiday with your family and friends!