Easy to Make Easter Baskets


One of the enjoyable things about Easter is putting together Easter baskets.  However it is easy to find yourself in a rut filling the Easter baskets with the same tired contents year after year.  If you are looking for new ideas for filling the Easter baskets for your family and friends this year then we have plenty of ideas for you.  These baskets are all built around a theme.  You simply choose the basket that you think fits your recipient the best and the rest is easy.  These Easter baskets will delight your family and friends with a whole new take on the Easter basket.  Here are some easy to make Easter baskets-
For the chocolate lover-If chocolate is really what this Easter basket recipient loves then why not fill their basket all the way to the brim.  A chocolate lover’s Easter basket should include:
  • A chocolate Easter bunny
  • Gourmet chocolates from their favorite shop
  • Chocolate bars to snack on later
  • Gourmet hot chocolate mix
  • Chocolate stirring sticks for the hot chocolate
  • Cute mugs for the hot chocolate (you may even be able to find some with a chocolate theme)
  • For an extra special treat why not include a gift certificate for a chocolate tasting class
For the spa lover-Perhaps someone near and dear to you loves to go to the spa.  You can have their Easter basket reflect their love with the following items:
  • Body lotions in the fragrance they love
  • Scented soaps or body washes
  • A couple of extra soft towels (thick white ones like at the spa would be a hit)
  • An at-home pedicure kit
  • Some expensive bottled water (like they have at the spa)
  • For an extra special treat why not include a gift certificate for a day of beauty at the spa
For the music lover-If someone in your life loves music why not fill their basket with everything that is related to music.  An Easter basket for the music lover could include:
  • Some favorite CD’s
  • A gift card to download music onto their player
  • Memorabilia relating to their favorite artist
  • Their favorite snacks to sustain them during all that time they spend listening to music
  • For an extra special treat why not include concert tickets to see their favorite artist
For the chef in your life-If you have someone who loves to cook you could fill their Easter basket with the following items:
  • New measuring cups, spoons and whisks (a true chef can never have to many of these items)
  • Hot pads and dishtowels to decorate their kitchen
  • A meat and/or sugar thermometer
  • A selection of gourmet food items from their favorite shop
  • For an extra special treat you could tuck in a gift certificate for a cooking class you just know they would love to take
For the outdoorsmen-Even rough and tumble guys and gals would love an Easter basket filled with the things they love the most. This could include:
  • Thermal gloves and/or socks to protect against the cold
  • Any cooking gadget that makes cooking over a campfire easier.
  • Waterproof matches and flint and steel (outdoorsman can never have enough of these)
  • A new compass
  • Packets of dehydrated food for backpacking (you may turn up your nose but they will love them)
  • For an extra special treat why not include a gift certificate for water rafting or a guided hiking experience
For the candy lover-Easter is often the pinnacle of all things that taste good for candy lovers.  The candy lover in your life would be delighted to find an assortment of the following:
  • The quintessential Easter candy-Peeps in all shapes and sizes
  • An assortment of popular candies all in Easter colors and flavors (watch the candy aisles of your local stores to see when the Easter candy comes in)
  • A large chocolate Easter bunny (must be hollow for true candy lovers)
  • For an extra special treat you can include a gift certificate to a local candy store to let your candy lover stock up after Easter.
For the movie buff-If someone in your life loves all things that have to do with movies then this Easter basket can be perfect for them:
  • A selection of DVD’s to add to their collection
  • Microwave popcorn for watching the movies
  • An assortment of candy and soda to complete the movie watching experience
  • Tickets to a local movie theater
  • For an extra special treat why not include a gift certificate for a DVD or DVR player.