Easter Baskets, 2013

This year, the Easter baskets runneth over for my kids.  Both grandmothers and I all made Easter baskets, so we are doling them out at various points throughout Easter weekend.  Grandmomma’s baskets will be opened tonight at our house.  She made them and stashed them here when she was visiting for Gracie’s birthday.  Chris and I will bring them out tonight for the kids.  Tomorrow we are having Easter lunch with Nana and my Grandma, and we’ll open Easter baskets from her then.  And, of course, the Easter Bunny will…

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Cheap Gifts for an Easter Basket

Every time I go to Target and see the Easter goodies in their aisles, I squeal inside (and sometimes out loud…).  Easter is coming, y’all!  First, I love it because of what it celebrates.  I love the hope that comes with Easter through the resurrection of Christ.  Makes my heart happy.  But I also love the spring decor and festivities.  Easter baskets, Easter egg hunts, Easter dresses and spring bow ties, and eggs of any and all varieties – deviled, Cadbury, Reese’s.  I just love it all! One of my…

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Hooray for Easter!

Easter is my favorite holiday. I love it because of what it celebrates – the resurrection of Christ. And I love it for what it symbolizes – new beginnings. I love this time of year. I love spring colors and clothes and flowers. I love bunnies and chicks and Cadbury eggs. And I love Easter baskets. When I was growing up, my Mom’s favorite holiday ritual would have to be Christmas stockings. She’d spend months collecting the perfect little trinkets and odds and ends for our stockings. And because it…

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