Spring Five Favorites

 

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Since Spring is officially here I thought I would spruce up the house with pretty springy flowers. Tulips and hydrangeas are some of my favorites. I bought  two big bouquets of white and blue hydrangeas over the weekend and unfortunately this small stem is all that remains. The vase is re-purposed from one of my wedding showers. I think the green and white ribbons add a cute touch.

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Nothing says spring like some jelly beans and these sparkly Jelly Belly beans are so pretty. They are the Disney Princess edition ones and they are incredibly hard to find. I found them in the Easter section at Target.

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Even though Elin has tons of books, I can’t stop buying them. Easter books are especially precious and I found these two adorable books this week.  The illustrations are gorgeous! I haven’t read them to her yet, but  looking through them quickly, they look like they will be so cute.

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I about died when I saw this little outdoor furniture set for kids at Costco! I think I need to run back and get it for Elin. I am hoping it’s still there! I should have never passed on something that was chevron patterned for kids!

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Last but certainly not least, my nephew Ethan is turning 9 in a few short days! How he can possibly be 9 I do not know! He is so smart and the best little athlete I know.  He is the best baseball and basketball player and he makes everyone so proud.

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Easter Basket Stuffers

Easter is on my mind and I have been loving all the pastel colored decorations and flowers in the stores. I noticed that Target had an amazing selection of easter basket stuffers so I went ahead and started shopping before they ran out.

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Elin is not into candy or sweets yet so most of her basket is dedicated to toys and books. Books and coloring books are always a good item for the back of the basket since they are generally taller. The Easter section also had some cute knob puzzles, bath toys, play jewelry, play-doh, and chapstick sets.

Here is a closer look at some of the Minnie Mouse items. They had a lot of Minnie Mouse, Sofia the First, and Disney Princess stuff. For the Minnie Mouse stuff, I got the play jewelry set, the mini magna doodle, a camera view finder and  a light up wand. I know Elin will be so excited to see all the Minnie themed items.

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I also found some great stuffers at Hobby Lobby. A coloring book, a bouncing ball, a wind up bunny, a chick that makes  chirping noises, and some fun little plates. The plates are not for her basket, but to enjoy now.

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I went ahead and assembled everything in her basket to see where I was, and I already over-bought and couldn’t fit everything in! It’s going to be hard not to purchase anything else the rest of the season. I might have to make adjustments if I find something else too cute to pass up.

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