Friday, April 19, 2019

Last Minute Easter Basket Ideas

Greetings from The House of Qs!

The mad rush is here to get all of those Easter baskets filled and ready for the Easter Bunny to deliver. Even though I'm a grown woman (42 years old thank you very much), I still get an Easter basket. My mom is to blame for this tradition in our family and she has passed it along to my husband. 

I have a basket that my husband fills every year and hides in the house for me to find on Easter morning. He will put things in the basket that are useful or things that he knows I want or need. When we lived in South Carolina, we were at the beach quite a bit. He gave me beach-themed Easter baskets a few times that included suntan lotion, aloe, a beach towel, flip flops, etc. 

After we moved to Georgia, he started to change the theme every year. A few years ago, he gave me a movie-themed basket that had DVDs, some microwave popcorn and a pretty throw blanket. I'm excited to see what he (and the Easter Bunny of course!!) come up with this year. 

Hayley over at The Farmer and the Southern Belle made a cute video with ideas for her boy's Easter baskets (Hayley's post/ideas does contain candy as basket filler). I met Hayley about a year ago when I joined the Country Woman Magazine Circle of Friends. You can see my Southern Spotlight blog post featuring Hayley here. 

I also love these basket ideas from Country Woman Magazine. If you don't follow Country Woman Magazine on Facebook or subscribe to the magazine, you don't know what you are missing! You will find a nurturing and open environment for women to share craft ideas, recipes, gardening tips, home keeping and much more. 

This idea for a grown-up Easter basket! is adorable! I can think of at least five of my friends who would love to receive this on Easter morning. 

Picture is property and courtesy of Country Woman Magazine

This basket idea is great for the crafty person! The items can be focused on one specific craft or include general crafting supplies.

Picture is property and courtesy of Country Woman Magazine

Do you know someone who just adopted a new furry friend? This basket includes items that will come in handy for the new dog in the family. 

Picture is property and courtesy of Country Woman Magazine

One last idea is a spa-themed basket for anyone in your life who needs to relax and have little time for themselves. 

Picture is property and courtesy of Country Woman Magazine

If you find yourself hosting an Easter celebration this year, you must watch this video from the Southern Living test kitchen pro, Ivy Odom.


I hope that these ideas come in handy for you (and the Easter Bunny!) as you finish up your Easter basket shopping! 

Be sure to follow me on Pinterest! My Southern Living boards are full of ideas for all seasons and holidays!

From our home to yours,

Wendy Q
CEO, The House of Qs

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  1. Love all these ideas Wendy!!! I still get an Easter basket too! I fill it myself, but its super fun, and makes me a kid again, at least for a day!! hehe!! :)

    1. I'm glad I'm not the only grown up that still gets an Easter basket! :) Thanks for being part of this post.. Happy Friday!