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Chocolates-crafted gifts and chocolate Easter Eggs

Updated on March 18, 2010

Easter Bunny

 

Easter is the time to really think about those wonderful Chocolate Easter Eggs.  Yes I know they should be for the children, but what the heck; we need a bit of nourishment too.  Do you agree?

 

This is another one of those times when the businesses put out all those tempting chocolates right in front of the checkouts. Just dying to see the kids whining about wanting one of those little bunny eggs.  And the parents trying to stay calm knowing there isn’t enough money left this week for that type of extravagance.

 

Yes, I know it is another expense that comes around every year and with all the other expenses it is harder to keep the kids happy. I hope you realize that you do not have to spend a fortune this year as there are a few little ideas that can save you some of that hard earned money.

 

Involve the children in the fun of making their own Easter eggs.  You can hard boil them in a variety of different food colors.  Then let them be inventive in adding their own personal decorative touches.

 

Easter Bunny egg baskets

Neither do you have to go out and buy those expensive baskets.  Instead make one from small cardboard boxes. Decorate them with pretty paper, and glue on a cardboard handle.  You could even use old biscuit tins.  Be creative and come up with different ideas.

 

You could lay some straw in the bottom of these.  Then cut out some Bunny Ears from white and pink cardboard and glue these on the side, cut out another circle of white paper and draw on a face and glue little cotton wool balls on the side for their feet.  

Fill baskets with eggs

Add a variety of the different colored hard boiled eggs. Then to make it look more professional buy a packet of those very small chocolate eggs and mix these in between the others. You could even buy some of the gold coins to add another splash of color.

You could make a few of these and give away to people as gifts.

Chocolate Moulds

You could borrow some chocolate moulds from your friends and make your own personal little animal, fruit or whatever design chocolates of your choice. For that extra touch you could add fruit into the centers or almonds for something different.

Fillable Plastic Eggs

You may want to buy the plastic fillable eggs with M&M's or something similar

Buy Chocolate Gift Baskets

If you really want to splurge for that special person then by all means go for it.  These can be bought online so you do not have to rush about looking for that special gift.

 

Special gift boxed Chocolates

 

These are really great for someone special. Buy ones with mixed centers, or a variety of flavors.

 

 

Do you make your own chocolates with the moulds

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    • Eileen Hughes profile imageAUTHOR

      Eileen Hughes 

      8 years ago from Northam Western Australia

      beats me, I think it is something to do with the genes if your parents are chubby(nicer word) or slim maybe thats how it works. Or maybe i am a throw back from somewhere.

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      BeatsMe 

      8 years ago

      Whoa, you don't put on weight easily? I envy you. I used to know someone who don't put on weight even when she eats quite a lot. It's still a mystery to me. :)

    • Eileen Hughes profile imageAUTHOR

      Eileen Hughes 

      8 years ago from Northam Western Australia

      Beats me, yes, I am lucky I do not put on weight but I still know when had enough.

      I love choicolates, but some lollies give me those painful ulcers in my mouth, I dont know what it is but.... thanks for stopping by

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      BeatsMe 

      8 years ago

      Mmmm. They look so tempting.

    • Eileen Hughes profile imageAUTHOR

      Eileen Hughes 

      8 years ago from Northam Western Australia

      fits4life, thats great, then stay happy if you can, and enjoy easter when it comes along.

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      Cherri Brown-Jett 

      8 years ago from Richmond

      Your hub is a hub of FUN, FUN, FUN! It's really got me in the mood early. Thank you.

    • Eileen Hughes profile imageAUTHOR

      Eileen Hughes 

      8 years ago from Northam Western Australia

      Pamela99, yes there are already heaps out there. thanks for stopping by cheers.

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      Pamela Oglesby 

      8 years ago from Sunny Florida

      Good hub. I suppose we will see a lot of hugs about Easter eggs and candy, but you are right there on top of things.

    • Eileen Hughes profile imageAUTHOR

      Eileen Hughes 

      8 years ago from Northam Western Australia

      Ethel, Yes I know the feeling, Have you been having a holiday. You can still do one their heaps out there.

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      Ethel Smith 

      8 years ago from Kingston-Upon-Hull

      Yummy. You beat me to it lol. I was planning Easter Eggs for my next Hub. Still might be able to offer a different spin

    • Eileen Hughes profile imageAUTHOR

      Eileen Hughes 

      8 years ago from Northam Western Australia

      Kiera7. Yes I love chocolates too. Sorry if I beat you.

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      Keira7 

      8 years ago

      Mmmmmmm chocolate. :) I was just thinking about a hub for Easter. I am glad you did it. Great work.:)

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