Anglea Gismondi-Salbe's grandmother used to say it every year: "Natale con I tuoi, Pasqua con chi vuol."
It means: "Christmas at home with your family,
Many Italians consider the resurrection of Jesus Christ a more relaxed holiday than his December birthday. But according to Gismondi-Salbe: "We really didn't relax much and still had family at Easter!"
Easter is a holiday that doesn't have a fixed date on the calendar. It's observed on the first Sunday following spring's first full moon. Easter Sunday concludes the forty-day