You’re Never Too Old for Chocolate

If I had to choose a quote that best sums up the non-religious aspect of Easter it would be just as the title of this blog reads: “You’re never too old for chocolate.” That or: “It’s never too early for chocolate!”

I firmly back both statements and have not been shy about using the quotes in various scrapbooks. I’ve incorporated the words in Easter, Christmas and Halloween-themed layouts. Unfortunately, I think I may have worn them out a bit.

This year I will still pepper a few of my Easter layouts with quotes, but not ones that make reference to chocolate. I looked online for inspiration and found some really fabulous quotes on and

Here are my favorites so far:

On Easter Day the veil between time and eternity thins to gossamer. – Douglas Horton

Easter spells out beauty, the rare beauty of new life – S.D. Gordon

The Easter feeling does not end. It signals a new beginning of nature, spring, and brand new life, and friendship, peace, and giving. The spirit of Easter is all about Hope, love, and joyful living. – Unknown

Easter tells us that life is to be interpreted not simply in terms of things but in terms of ideals. – Charles M. Crowe

Easter says you can put truth in a grave, but it won’t stay there. – Clarence W. Hall

Earth’s saddest day and gladdest day were just three days apart! – Susan Coolidge

Blue skies with white clouds on summer days. A myriad of stars on
clear moonlit nights. Tulips and roses and violets and dandelions and daisies. Bluebirds and laughter and sunshine and Easter. See how He loves us! – Alice Chapin

But from this earth, this grave, this dust. My God shall raise me up, I trust. – Walter Raleigh

He takes men out of time and makes them feel eternity. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

For I remember it is Easter morn, and life and love and peace are all new born. – Alice Freeman Palmer

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Michele Cheplic was born and raised in Hilo, Hawaii, but now lives in Wisconsin. Michele graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a degree in Journalism. She spent the next ten years as a television anchor and reporter at various stations throughout the country (from the CBS affiliate in Honolulu to the NBC affiliate in Green Bay). She has won numerous honors including an Emmy Award and multiple Edward R. Murrow awards honoring outstanding achievements in broadcast journalism. In addition, she has received awards from the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association for her reports on air travel and the Wisconsin Education Association Council for her stories on education. Michele has since left television to concentrate on being a mom and freelance writer.