It’s a joyful time of year when many people get to enjoy a well-deserved break from work, celebrate the feast of Easter, enjoy some chocolate – and catch up with family.
However, not all of these precious moments with loved ones pan out smoothly, as these hilarious snaps from Awkward Family Photos reveal.
The site has compiled a selection of toe-curling Easter moments from around the world for fans to enjoy, including sinister Easter bunnies and grumpy children who couldn’t care less about the festive holiday.
From a fluffy white rabbit who looked rather rude due the unfortunate positioning of a carrot to a woman who looked like she’d had an embarrassing accident in her handmade Easter dress, let’s hope these snaps didn’t make it on to the mantlepiece.
This woman’s brother was no doubt delighted to discover she’d shared this snap of him meeting the Easter bunny in 1986
Run rabbit! A little girl was left terrified as she wasn’t expecting the Easter bunny at her photo shoot to be real
Some families go to church on Easter Sunday or have a special meal. Others take part in a contest where you have to catch a hard boiled egg in your mouth
The stuff of nightmares! This little boy hoped that if he just shut his eyes, it would all go away
A smile wouldn’t hurt! One mother admitted that her children only go along to see the Easter bunny because they get a free meal at the shopping mall
Some traditions you never grow out of! A woman found this incriminating snap of her father-in-law while cleaning out the garage
Well, they do say that you should never try to work with children or animals
Got dressed in the dark? This bunny put their costume on the wrong way round, creating an unfortunately phallic effect
Odd one out: It’s lovely for cousins to get together to celebrate Easter Sunday, but not so much when you miss the dress code
Pastel perfection: You know things have gone wrong when your outfit is prettier than the Easter bunny’s
Grin and bear it! A woman admitted that nobody wanted to dwell too long on the unfortunate stain on the front of her handmade Easter dress
Sticking with tradition! An uncle has insisted on dressing up at Easter for 20 years (but the glasses and eye patch are not part of the costume)
Auditioning for a horror film? This woman’s childhood Eater snap revealed her head spinning abilities
It’s behind you! This terrifying rodent is a far cry from the traditional Easter bunny
Bunny hug! These poor toddlers are desperate to get away from this oversized rodent
Young at heart! At 11 this young girl was less than impressed when asked to dress as a bunny
The morning after: After a rough night this hungover father was less than picture perfect
Run for the hills! The appearance of the Easter bunny was enough to make this youngster abandon her egg hunt
Eerie Easter! The combination of the dark room and terrifying mask make for a very unsettling photo