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3/25/13 11:24 A

I don't have kids, but I remember the Easter baskets I had as a child. They always included a chocolate bunny and jelly beans, and some other candies, such as those malted milk eggs. Also inexpensive but fun things such as a new jump rope,jacks, crayons and a coloring book, or a new outfit for my Barbie dolls. Even though they were simple, I loved them and looked forward to them.



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FENWAYGIRL18 Posts: 5,861
3/24/13 11:48 P

oh I remember the batman days and he loved stickers as a child, my son knows the true meaning of Easter just like he knows the true meaning of Christmas, it's just a nice little bonus when they are small to get the little gifts.

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GLITTERFAIRY77 Posts: 8,023
3/22/13 9:46 A

I got Lakeiah a Webkinz lamby, and Kegan a Webkinz billy goat. Each of them are getting a little bag of organic jelly beans (no gelatin, no hfcs, no artificial colors) and three Malt Easters that my sister sent them from Ireland.

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DIDS70 Posts: 5,368
3/22/13 8:51 A

I don't have kids and the nieces and nephews are too far away. Once we were older though and learned you know what... mom and dad stopped the easter baskets. We focused more on what that day really meant and apparently easter baskets and treats weren't part of the deal.

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KISSFAN1 Posts: 6,257
3/22/13 6:30 A

My kids are teenagers now so we don't do the Easter thing anymore, but it used to be dvds and other fun things when they were little.

TENNISJIM Posts: 11,270
3/22/13 6:02 A

Nothing since I don't have kids

DUBLINROSE Posts: 2,157
3/22/13 5:55 A

We don't really celebrate it. We'll probably buy an egg for our older child but thats it.

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3/22/13 5:54 A

I did Easter Bags, they mail easier, for my 2 Grandkids. Mostly small toys, DVD's, tee shirts and one small chocolate bunny.

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I_HEART_MY_FAM Posts: 1,809
3/22/13 12:59 A

In my grandson's basket will be mainly toys. I bought him lots of batman stuff his favorite! A batman mask, batman shirt that I will make a cape for. Bat man cars, batman watch, and a play cell phone that does many things. He will do his first Easter egg hunt. The eggs will be filled with some candy. I got these wash rags that look like balls that fit great in the eggs and they become a flat wash rag when soaked in water. He has more stuff, but I forgot what all I got him.

My 17 year old daughter has a small chocolate bunny and some more candies, and she will get 20.00 dollars. She never has much spending money.

My married daughter will get some sort of healthier treat as that is what she prefers and a movie ticket.

My SIL will also get a healthier treat with a movie ticket.

My husband is getting candy, he loves peanut butter eggs and malt balls.

I am hoping the Easter Bunny leaves me with nothing but a weight loss.

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3/22/13 12:27 A

I bought a whole big bagful of stuff from Michaels a few weeks ago and i cant for the life of me remember exactly what i bought for DD! I know there are tons of stickers a kite water gun and other small toys. Other than that we will buy some candy and healthier snacks.

Edited by: SHANSDOINIT79 at: 3/22/2013 (00:28)
FENWAYGIRL18 Posts: 5,861
3/22/13 12:22 A

My son is 16 yrs old and I use to love putting all kinds of little toys in there for him and watching his face as he looked around for the basket, but now he's a young man and knows the bunny doesn't exist but I still make a basket (after all he'll always be my little boy in my heart).
This year we put in a tie bar as he was wanting a clip but they ruin the tie ( he wears a lot of ties for hockey , he plays for the high school and enjoys dressing up).
We also got him a few pairs of shorts for the gym and tops to match and he was needing a new bathing suit and got him a gift card to Barnes and Noble for his nook (loves to read) , a new tie and put in a few little treats, he's not big on candy and yes we'll still have the Easter Egg Hunt this year hahaha I use to put chocolates in the eggs along with some money but I think this year it will me more change and dollar bills, he still gets a kick out of looking for them and well I think he likes finding out how much money he'll accumulate hahaha .
What did you put in your baskets?

Edited by: FENWAYGIRL18 at: 3/22/2013 (00:22)
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