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So, Easter was yesterday. I was a little on the fence of doing an Easter basket, to be honest … simply because my son is so young, he wouldn’t remember it. But, I decided to go ahead and do it and take pictures, so that he can look back and say, wow! You’re an awesome parent, mom! (At least, that’s what I hope he’ll say!!!). After searching and searching, I finally found the perfect items for him. If I were on top of things, I would have posted this the first of March … but you know, motherhood got in the way.
Another thing that got in the way of our Easter basket fun was the fact that UPS took my package to the wrong facility, causing it to be delayed two days, so I didn’t get it until today! Ugh! It should have been here last week. But, I digress. Baby boy won’t know the difference, right? Here’s what our Easter basket looked like.
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I really loved putting this together. If I had all the money in the world, I would have gotten a lot more (but I’ll link to it, so you can see what I would have bought!), but I am excited to get all of these things for under $50. That’s a win right there, right? I love Amazon! They made it so easy to order everything I wanted, while I breastfed … which was so nice. I didn’t have to leave the house to get all of this stuff. Talk about lazy … but I’m just being honest, here!
This Easter Basket is pretty plain and simple, but my little man loved it! He especially loved number 4! He played with his new stuff for about an hour! Which is pretty good, considering his age. I’m pretty pleased with how his Easter Basket went.
1. new onesies
I absolutely loved these cute little onesies by Carter. I got the black/white set. I love the little buttons! And the dinosaurs. And the fact that they’re all grey. I think my favorite is definitely the anchor one. I mean, how cute are those?! I was looking at another cute outfit by Burtsbees, but this was the same price and I got 6 onesies for the price of one … no brainer there. These onesies are SO cute. I absolutely love them! They are the first onesies I’ve actually bought my son … because he usually just gets outfits from his grandparents. 🙂 It was fun to shop for him!
I got him the Love You Forever book, because I really like it, and he didn’t have it yet. I got the paperback version, which will mean he can’t have it for a while. But, oh well! Another book that I got him was the Guess How Much I Love You book. Which is perfect for Easter, since it’s about bunny rabbits!! There are so many great baby books out there, and they’re all for decent price. These baby books would be perfect for an Easter basket, a birthday, Christmas, anything. My son loves books! He will climb into my lap the moment he sees I have a book and he will sit still. Woah. Books are awesome.
3. teething toy
For babies, teething toys are a must. I got him this adorable teething toy! I just love it. Plus it has an elephant on it? So cute. He loved it because it makes noise when he bangs it, but he can also chew on it. It’s very well made and just so adorable.
4. a new toy
I got him a new toy, a wooden shape sorter, and it was the hit of the whole basket! My son personally likes to take the shapes out and put them back in through the opening … not the shapes. But! He’s still young. 😉 I’d say this toy is perfect for 6 months to a year. My son loves throwing the shapes, it’s his new favorite toy. So, that was a hit! Plus this wooden shape sorter is so beautiful! I love the colors and the way it looks. So cute!
All in all, it was a good Easter. And I hope you are inspired for next year. 😉 I should really work on my marketing skills … my favorite part about this whole thing was how much fun he seemed to have. He loved that there was stuff in a basket for him to make a mess of. He loved his blocks. He loved his teething toy. And maybe when he’s done napping form all the excitement, we’ll read the book, and he’ll love that, too. And I have beautiful images that I can cherish for the rest of my life. My son’s first Easter! I didn’t make a big deal out of any of the other holidays. This year, I plan to take pictures of them all.
Next big date : his birthday! It’s fast approaching and I’m over here being torn. I love how much he is growing and developing and turning into a toddler, but I want him to stay little forever and be my baby forever. Motherhood doesn’t get any easier, does it? Stay little forever. Please?