• Katie & Amanda

Hopping into Easter

Updated: Mar 15

Aaaah spring, the glorious time of year when temps are rising, animals are coming out of hibernation and plant life is in full bloom. All eyes seem to be on the kids when in fact, we as adults can enjoy an Easter basket too! Whether you spend your holiday at church, participate in an egg hunt or indulge in a family brunch, we are here to provide some tips to make this year's basket one to remember.


  1. Recycle your Easter Basket - if you have a personalized Easter basket, there is no need to get a new one! We love our personalized baskets from Pottery Barn Kids. A reused basket also helps keeps tradition alive in your home.

  2. Theme for the year - This is a great time to purchase spring and summer accessories. Fill your basket with an umbrellas and rainboots or a new swimsuit and water shoes.

  3. Filling - Skip the paper grass and try to utilize something that wont cause a headache or make a mess. Tissue paper will work as well as folded clothes, a personalized beach towel or even some loofas for the bathtub!

  4. Never to old for a basket - Baskets aren't just for little ones. We have great suggestions for pre-teens, teenagers, adults and even your fur babes!


The Easter basket tradition was one that was passed from European folklore as a rabbit was said to leave a basket of colored eggs for the children. For those of you trying to conceive (wink wink), here is a fun fact! The Easter holiday was originally the celebration of an Assyrian and Babylonian goddess of fertility and sex. Her symbols (like the egg and bunny) were and still are fertility and sex symbols. Now we know how the eggs and bunnies came to be since they had absolutely nothing to do with the Resurrection! This tradition was passed along to America through immigrants and has evolved throughout the years.


This year we rounded up our favorite Easter and Spring pajamas, books and basket fillers to help you prepare for the upcoming holiday. We curated the ultimate list for everyBUNNY. As always time spent together is the greatest gift!


Shop all our favorite Easter and Spring pick on our LTK

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Shop Boy's Easter Baskets

Shop Girl’s Easter Baskets

Shop Easter & Spring Books


If you need more inspiration we curated some more ideas by age good. If you need anymore inspo check out our Easter blog post from last year!


Children

  • Bubbles

  • Kite

  • Jump rope or frisbee

  • Books

  • Spring/Summer Accessories

  • Activity Books

  • Glow Sticks

  • Bath Toys

Teen

  • Small electronics, new headphones

  • Video Game

  • Phone case

  • Treats

  • Hair accessories

  • Gift cards

  • Photo Clip String Lights

  • Inflatable Lounger or Bean Bag

  • Journal

Adult

  • Lotto tickets

  • Makeup Bag

  • Hair accessories

  • Cookbook

  • Giftcard

  • Adult coloring book + supplies

  • Phone Case/Charger

  • Luggage tags

  • Cocktails Glasses and Accessories

  • Candle

  • Hot Sauce

  • Sound Machine

Fur Baby

  • Ball

  • Treats

  • New collar or leash

  • Food Bowl

  • Toy

Friendly reminder, you can add in your own traditions each year by using the same basket or personalized items. Hiding the Easter basket or adding a scavenger hunt or a candy trail can be a fun twist! Color coordinating your eggs and adding riddles will add to the egg-citement. Map out where you place your eggs to be sure you don't loose any!


May there be carrots for the bunnies, goodies for the kids and WINE for the parents!


Hoppy Easter from Hiccups & Heels!

XO - Katie & Amanda

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