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Easter basket finds for all ages

Easter basket finds 2024 from Amazon including rain boots, crocs, hat, bunny finds

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Easter is early this year, the last weekend of March. So in the spirit of spring and Easter, I’m sharing some of my favorite Easter basket finds for the kids.ย  From must haves for spring like rain boots and hats mixed with some fun activities. Scroll down below to see them all and click the links to shop.

Easter Basket Finds For All Ages


Montessori carrot patch – this is perfect for ages 1-3 years old. Encourages fine motor play.


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Guess How Much I Love You wooden pull toy – this is a cute little toy based on the sweet book and would also be cute as decoration in a nursery or playroom.


Kids Preferred Guess How Much I Love You Wooden Pull Toy Characters from The Book in 3 Segments 5 inches Tall Classic Toy for Toddlers and Kids


Easter matching eggs – This chick with the color sorting and shape matching eggs is great for ages 3-6yrs old.


YUSPENYE Toddler Chicken Easter Eggs Toys Eggs, Color Matching Game Shape Sorter with 12 Toy Eggs for Kids


Bunny on a leash – If they’ve been asking for a pet how about this cute interactive little bunny on a leash?


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Scavenger hunt – a handheld scavenger hunt that’s perfect for keeping them busy in the car.


BIZYBOO Easter Egg Busy Bag Scavenger Hunt - Hidden Object Search Sensory Matching Game for Kids 2 and Up (Pink)


Easter headband – This peeps and rhinestone bejeweled headband makes the prettiest embellishment to any Easter outfit.


PANTIDE Easter Bunny Jeweled Knotted Headband - Peeps Rabbits Rhinestone Crystal Embellished Headband Wide Top Knot Fashion Hairband Hair Accessories Easter Spring Birthday Gift for Women Girls (Pink)


Bunny bar perfume – this is a solid stick perfume that makes it easy to apply. Comes in a few different scents.


Peeps lip balm – who doesn’t want some Peeps flavored chapstick?


Peeps (1) Easter Candy Flavored Lip Balm - Strawberry Marshmallow Creme - Net Wt. 0.12 oz / 3.4 g


Easter bubble bath bomb – kids love these bath bombs that fill the tub with bubbles and have a fun squishy surprise inside.


Easter Bubble Bath Bomb for Kids with Surprise Easter Squishy Toy Inside by Two Sisters. Large 99% Natural Fizzy in Gift Box. Moisturizes Dry Sensitive Skin. Perfect Easter Basket Stuffers.


Scented color pencils – colored pencils that are scented? How fun!!!


Colored Smencils - Gourmet Scented Colored Pencils made from Recycled Newspapers, 10 Count, Gifts for Kids, School Supplies, Classroom Rewards


Animal friends magnetic game – This magnetic play board is perfect for ages 3 and up. They can play and create this adorable spring treehouse party.


Petit Collage Animal Friends Magnetic Game Board with Mix & Match, Ideal for Ages 3+, Includes Mag Play Scene Treehouse Party, 74 Count


I spy Easter – This Easter themed activity book is filled with word puzzles, soduku, coloring pages and more.


Easter Basket Sturffer : I Spy Easter Book For Kids , Ages 4,5,6,7,8 | Fun Activity Book Including Puzzles Coloring Page & Sudoku & Mazes & Word Search...: (Easter Gifts For Kids)


Light up baseball – spring time brings lots of warm nights for glow in the dark baseball.


SPARK CATCH Light Up Baseball, Glow in The Dark Baseball, Perfect Baseball Gifts for Boys, Girls, Adults, and Baseball Fans, Official Baseball Size and Weight.


Egg toss – The boys got this last year and had a blast

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Lego Creator – this lego set is great for ages 8 and up. Kids can build a bunny, parrot or seal.


LEGO Creator 3 in 1 White Rabbit Animal Toy Building Set, Easter Gift for Kids Ages 8+, Build an Easter Bunny, a Seal or a Parrot Figure, Creative Play Easter Basket Stuffer for Boys and Girls, 31133


Tomagatchi who remembers these? I know I was obsessed! Kids can feed their pet, bathe him, pick up after him and more.


Tamagotchi Original - Dreamy


Crocs – my kids get a new pair in their Easter basket every year!!! Perfect for the beach, pool, and with the warmer season.



Rainboots – for all those spring puddles. And the handles make it easy for kids to take on and off themselves.




Baseball cap These hats are adjustable and come in several colors




Sunglasses – 100% protection from UVA and UVB rays and comes with a little strap to help them stay on.




For more Easter ideas check out

This yummy Easter Bunny Bait

My spring vegetable quiche is perfect for Easter breakfast

These DIY bunny treat jars


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2 In beauty/ skincare

This is the skincare routine you need if you’re over the age of 30

This is the skincare routine you need if you're over the age of 30 serums and moisturizers for glowing skin

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If you grew up scrubbing your face with St. Ive’s Apricot Face Scrub or using those glitter art sticks from Limited Too then this post is for you.ย  Here is the skincare routine you need if you’re over the age of 30.

Lately I’ve been noticing a few more lines and changes to my skin as I get older. Long gone are the days when I would just scrub my face with witch hazel or some apricot face scrub or (gasp) go to bed without washing my face at all. Over the past year I’ve been investing in a good skincare regimen to help get a glowing complexion. Now it’s become a perfected routine and honestly my skin has never looked better.

Truly, there’s so many skincare products out there from serums, moisturizers, BHA, AHA, hyaluronic acid, retinol, it can be overwhelming. I’m breaking it down below so if you are over the age of 30 and looking to get your best skin, keep scrolling.

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How your skin changes as you age

As we get older, our hormones change and our collagen production starts to decrease. As a result, our skin begins to lose it’s elasticity and it becomes more dry and dull. Not to mention those fine lines start to creep in. Add in stress from adulthood and by now in your 30’s, those late nights and signs of UV damage may now be visible.

Why get a good skincare routine

It’s never too late to start getting into the habit of a good skincare routine. However, once the damage is done, it’s difficult to reverse. So the earlier you start taking care of your skin, and preventing any damage, the better! Plus, your face is the first thing people notice about you.ย  Not only does having glowing, healthy skin look better but it will make you feel more confident!

Here are 7 must haves in your skincare arsenal

1.) Cleanser –


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2.) Moisturizer –

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3.) Spf –

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4.) Exfoliate –

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5.) Eye cream –

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6.) Antioxidant serum –

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7.) Retinoid – make sure you have a specific one for the eye area

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In the morning I start by rubbing an ice cube all over my face, especially my under eye area. This helps reduce any swelling and perks me up!ย  I wash my face with a gentle cleanser, pat dry and them immediately after washing my face I apply a Hyaluronic acid serum. Hyaluronic acid helps to plump up skin and lock in moisture but it works best when layered with a moisturizer on top so that is key!

Next I apply a niacinamide serum or antioxidant serum. Niacinamide is a form of Vitamin B and helps to reduce redness, hyperpigmentation, tightens pores, controls oily skin and helps fight acne, as well as helps with fine lines.

In the morning I love to give my undereye area a little extra TLC with a specially formulated eye cream. My favorite is Zo Growth Factor Eye Serum.

Since you want to layer heaviest to lightest, do your serums first then apply a lighter moisturizer. My favorite is the viral Snail Mucin cream. It’s nourishing, plumping, hydrating and will give you a nice glow.

Don’t forget your SPF! This is essential all year to help combat UV rays and aging. Supergoop or Tula spf


After cleansing, I make sure to exfoliate 3 times a week. I personally don’t like to exfoliate more than that just because I find it’s too harsh on my skin. You can do a physical exfoliate like a sugar scrub or a chemical exfoliate that contains alpha hydroxy acids which I think works best. Either way, exfoliating removes any dead or dry skin brightening your complexion as well as leaving a smooth surface to absorb all your skin care products. (I commonly switch back and forth between the Paula’s choice liquid exfoliant and these Dr Dennis Gross peel pads).

Once a week after exfoliating, microneedle at home! Microneedling is a process that involves making tiny pricks into the skin with little needles. This is an easy way to stimulate collagen production to tone and firm skin. But it also allows your serums and moisturizers to penetrate deeper. You can get a real microneedling session at an aesthetics place however I use this microneedle roller to kind of do the same thing at home.

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At night, I apply Hyaluronic Acid, followed by retinol serum, and a retinol eye cream. I then top with the snail mucin moisturizer.

I go to bed looking like a glazed donut and there’s no better feeling ๐Ÿ™‚

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Now go get your best skin!


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Nesting Sunday Brunch at The Scene espresso martini

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Nesting on this last weekend in February.

Also, we went all of of February without a Nesting post so I guess this is the first and last of the month. It’s been pretty busy over here ๐Ÿ™‚

But spring is just around the corner. Can you feel it? I am ready for all the green, flowers and to be outside and feel the sunshine on my face.

And speaking of spring, did you see that Diane Von Furstenberg has her own line at Target? The colors are amazing for spring and it will be live March 23! Click here to see the whole line.

Diane Von Furstenberg for Target line March 23


Every Friday night, we do pizza picnic as a family and usually watch a movie and play a game together. This one was new to us and the kids (and us) thought it was hysterical.ย  Linking it here.

WHAT DO YOU MEME? Family Edition - The Best in Family Card Games for Kids and Adults

If you follow me over on Instagram, you may have seen that lately I have been perfecting my skincare routine. It took me over 30 years to get one (that doesn’t include St Ive’s apricot scrub) and my skin looks the best it ever has. I’ll be sharing more about what I use later this week but one thing that I have recently added and love, is microneedling at home. Do you microneedle?

Here’s more of what I shared recently:

This Leprechaun Bait snack mix is highly addictive and perfect for all of March.

leprechaun bait chex mix recipe

This adorable bunny basket to decorate your front door for spring.

An adorable Easter door basket

And here’s more of my favorite Bunny decor for Easter and spring.

Bunny decor for easter and spring



This week’s Amazon finds

These were the best seller of the week as highly discussed in my Instagram stories so get your groove back and thank me later ๐Ÿ˜‰

I’ve been living in this tunic and it’s so soft and comfortable and I think makes a cute statement.

white drawstring spring tunic sweatshirt from Amazon

I stumbled upon this adorable cloche when I was looking for Easter finds and isn’t it so adorable?

Mud Pie 7.5" X 10.5" Glass Bunny Ear Cloche, WHITE


My favorite finds of the week on the web

Have you heard of the term “Golden retriever boyfriend”? Think Travis Kelce or Jeremiah from The Summer I Turned Pretty with that adorable golden retriever energy. But what about the other breeds? This article came up on my Facebook feed and it describes the personality traits of other dog breeds and equates them to what they would be like as partners. You can read the whole list here.

But I got to wondering what breed Rick would be. He says German Shepherd – loyal, protects his family and hard working

You will have to tell me about your partner in the comments.

what is a golden retriever boyfriend and more dog breeds for your S.O.

37 perennials to plant and forget it for your cut flower garden.

If you love personality tests like the Enneagram or Myers-Brigg, here’s a new one for you – Discover your Human Design. Find your type and learn more about yourself.

Do you like moscow mules? This mandarin mule from Midwest Life and Style looks so refreshing for spring doesn’t it?

Mandarin Mule Cocktail with Mandarin Orange Garnish

And speaking of drinks, how cute are these ice cubes for Easter? Jessie Daye shows you how to make them here.


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7 In Lifestyle/ printables/ valentines day

Valentine’s Date Night at home and printable conversation starters

Valentine's day date night at home and printable conversation starters. Chocolate fondue with fruit on table with candles and roses

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Showing you how to have a simple and intimate Valentine’s Date night at home with these free printable conversation starters.

Sometime in my early 30’s I started to prefer day dates or even date nights at home. Once we had kids, it sort of became our Valentine’s Day tradition to do something at home as a family, either breakfast for dinner with my red velvet waffles (click here for recipe) or fondue night. I love celebrating with the kids although usually it’s anything but romantic.ย  ๐Ÿ™‚

So I was inspired to create this simple Valentine’s date night at home and these printable conversation starters.ย  This will sure fill up your love tanks and make you feel more connected. <3

So put the kids to bed, and cozy up around some fondue and enjoy some intimate conversation, just the two of you! ๐Ÿ˜‰

Valentine’s Fondue

Valentine's fondue for a Valentine's date night at home. Heart shaped fondue pot and heart dishes

Light some candles, and serve up some fondue for your Valentine’s date night at home. You can do either a savory fondue with cheese or make it sweet with melted chocolate. I found this super cute heart shaped fondue set on Amazon and knew I had to have it!

My favorite is a chocolate fondue with all kinds of fruits, marshmallows, pound cake, and pretzels!

Serve with my blushing rose fizz cocktail/mocktail (sharing the recipe here).

Or with my red velvet hot chocolate.

Free Printable Conversation Starters for Date Night and Intimate Conversations

Get to know your significant other better or spark some romantic conversation with these free printable conversation starter cards. Simply print out and cut.

Free printable conversation starter date night cards for Valentine's date night at home

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Free printable conversation starter date night cards for intimate conversation and Valentine's Date night at home

Here are some of my favorite finds for a cozy Valentine’s at home

I hope you have a romantic Valentine’s Day! <3 <3


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