Monday, April 2, 2012

Easter is Upon Us

I've been so busy with the release of my latest book and taking a mini-book tour and writing a book and taking a collage course that I completely forgot about Easter until my sister-in-law called and asked if we would like to come over for the holiday. Yipes! It's April already?

I don't have little kids in the house, but my niece and nephew are 5 and 7, so I made a mad dash to the store for some Easter bunny magic. Here's the baskets that I made.



Did Easter slip up on you? Do you have any kids to celebrate the holiday with?

7 comments:

  1. Those are adorable! No, no kids or grandkids or even little nieces and nephews anymore. I do, however, hijack neighbors kids for any holiday! I had to scour the area for a PINK Easter basket, for the little girl across the street, as she and I go round and round about what's a better color -- pink, her fav, or purple, my fav! Ever argue with a four year old??? I find it fun with the added benefit of driving the adults crazy. :>) Your ideas were great and very creative. I'm sure they will love 'em!

    Gale

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  2. Hi Lori
    Working at an educational toy store, it is rare that a holiday would sneak up on me. I will admit, though, March zipped by so fast. Must have been the nice weather we had in Michigan. Made me think it was May.

    Love the baskets! You truly have a creative hand!

    Congrats on the new book. I am still waiting for it to arrive from Amazon. The only thing I don't like about Amazon is when there is a new release, I don't get it fast enough. I'm looking forward to reading it when it finally gets here.

    Happy Easter!
    Hugs,
    Anne

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  3. Cute baskets. I'm having the Easter dinner at my house this year. My first time having it. It will be about 25 people. My son is 15 so I don't do him a basket like that anymore, but I do fix something for him and his dad.

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  4. No kids (other than my 36-year-old daughter) and I did get a card sent off yesterday. She lives way too far from me...

    Wanted to let you know that I picked up - The Sweethearts' Knitting Club, The True Love Quilting Club, The First Love Cookie Club and The Welcome Home Garden Club on Friday...looking forward to reading them...

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  5. These are great Easter baskets for your niece and nephew.. I have four to buy for, but they are all big now, 28,14 and the twins are 10. So Aunt Kathleen sent them all cards and gift certificates for Easter..
    I will be just having a quiet weekend. Although I have been invited to dinner and the movies on Good Friday...So of course it will be fish for dinner..
    Happy Easter and enjoy being with your family..

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  6. love your baskets. I've had to cut back on the candy in my house since the husband is on a diet and I don't want any temptation to close to him. I've been practical lately and I've been getting books, iTunes cards, gas cards and such. We still do the easter egg hunt outside. 8 dozen plastic eggs filled with jelly beans and quarters. My father-in-law started this 30 years ago with my kids and I still do it. Will be great next year when the granddaughter is 1 and can toddle around. Looking forward to it.

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  7. I have that same Cars basket for my son. I got my daughter a Hello Kitty one. I have most everything bought except for the toy/movie I also add. Happy Easter to you Lori. Have a great Easter Sunday and the rest of your week.
    christinebails@yahoo.com

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