So while we are all ready for Spring (and who couldn’t use a little chocolate), I present my top 5 reasons for favoring Easter Baskets over Christmas Stockings.

1. Easter Baskets are Super Colorful and Super Creative (don’t believe me – try Pinterest).

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2. You can customize all sorts of themes – sports, favorite characters, colors, and even educational baskets.

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3.  See-through packaging just makes it all the more appealing; it piques our interest.

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4. Easter and Easter Baskets welcome Spring and tempt us with the Great Outdoors.

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5. Lastly (and probably the kids’ favorite) Easter Baskets can hold bigger goodies likes books and games and BIGGER toys!

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