Challenge Accepted: A $15, 15-Minute Easter Basket from the Drugstore
Easter catch you off guard this year? Don’t panic. You can still pull together a beautiful basket, on a budget, on your way home from work tonight. Have $15 and an extra 15 minutes? Head to your local drugstore and you’ve got this.
We hit up our local CVS and built two different baskets: one for a younger kiddo, and one for the older set. Both check off all the appropriate bunny-themed boxes, and are filled with fun and colorful items — not to mention the all-important candy. We’d be
happy hoppy to wake up to either of these on Sunday morning.
If you’ve ever walked out of Target about $350 lighter, you know how quickly things add up. Here’s a sweet basket that doesn’t go overboard:
- Crayola Washable Sidewalk Chalk: $4.99
- Chocolate Bunny: $1.49
- Marshmallow Peeps: $1.29
- Reese’s Pieces Easter Carrot Bag Candy: $1.99
- Basket + Tissue: $4.98
Grand Total = $14.71
When you think of Easter baskets, little tiny toys and kid-friendly treats come first to mind. This one is still a pleasure, but filled with other types of little indulgences:
Grand Total = $14.91