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Note: Jack's Easter Basket

Note: Jack's Easter Basket

It's Jack's FIRST EASTER!!! I'm so excited because I love holidays, I love dressing him like animals (like this cute bunny) and I get to put together my first Easter basket! Today I'm sharing what I put in Jack's Easter Basket. I had no idea what to put in 10 week old's basket, and to be honest a lot of the things are more for me + Cody than Jack, but I think it turned out super cute! Pretty much all of the items can be found locally so if you're a last minute person, no stress.

  1. Basket - I got the basket from Target and it was only $5!
  2. Bandana Bibs - I love these Little Unicorn bibs! They have the best patterns, are super soft + look super cute on, instead of just like a bib. Jack's been slobbering ALOT more lately as he has recently discovered his hands so these are going to come in handy reallll soon. If you live in Birmingham + want something like this, Swaddle in Homewood has a great Little Unicorn selection!
  3. Teether - Every kiddo needs a teether! Even if they aren't teething and like Jack, just want to chew on anything + everything. I've heard Sophie the Giraffe is a necessity so I'm excited for Jack to try it out!
  4. Rattle - I love this Alabama custom rattle I got from Bannor Toys. You can customize the state + colors, and have them write whatever you want on it. Win/win as a rattle + a memento for your baby when they grow up. BONUS: they are handmade AND organic so if you're stressed about the quality of toys you are giving your baby, you don't have to fret with this sweet company. But if you're shopping last minute, try local shops - a lot of up and coming companies are making fun rattles like this + they're great for a keepsake after your baby is done using them. 
  5. Lotion/Bath Products - Jack has super sensitive skin just like Mama + Daddy. When he came home from the hospital, he had the driest skin + nothing I bought in big box stores was helping. Then, I heard of Tubby Todd. This is the only product I've tried of theirs so far, but I am absolutely loving it. I use it on any + everything - dry skin, baby acne, red skin from allergies, etc. They use 100% natural, organic ingredients + it's free of the bad stuff like artificial dyes, etc. If your baby is like mine and loves bath time, bath products or bath toys are always fun for an Easter Basket!
  6. Books - Jack LOVES books! We read a book before every nap to help him wind down + Cody reads him a book at bedtime if he'll have it (sometimes he's just too tired). We bought these two Easter-ish themed books, but really, he loves anything that's colorful + has animals. FUN FACT: Cody's favorite book when he was a baby was Peter Rabbit. 

I love celebrating holidays. We're not taking Jack to see the Easter bunny because I am personally terrified of him, but we're going to church Sunday with our families + lunch afterwards. How do you celebrate Easter? Any other good ideas for an infant Easter Basket?  

 

Note: Jack is wearing this cute outfit from Baby Gap.

Note: Easter Sunday

Note: Easter Sunday

Note: My Hospital Bag

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