Quick Easter Basket Ideas for Your Dog

Tomorrow is Easter! Are you ready? Are you still preparing Easter baskets? Did you remember your four-legged companion? Dogs are a valuable part of your family. Spoiling them with an Easter basket adds to the excitement of the day. If you are searching for quick Easter basket ideas for your dog, check out the following list.

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Easter Basket Ideas for Your Dog

  1. New Collar: After the long winter, is your dog’s collar looking a little worn? Consider a brightly colored collar to go with the warm months ahead.
  2. Bandana: A new, holiday-themed bandana to wear around on Easter Sunday is the perfect addition to your dog’s basket. Bandanas are an inexpensive Easter Basket filler. You may want to grab a couple extra for the upcoming summer months.
  3. Squeaky Toys or Ball: Does your dog like squeaky toys? Or is playing catch a favorite for your four-legged fur baby? Almost every department store carries a large selection of squeaky toys and balls. Grab two or three for your dog’s basket.
  4. Dog Biscuits, Treats, or Bones: What’s your dog’s favorite snack? When you are out picking up last-minute items for Easter, grab a bag of your dog’s preferred treat. If you want to go the extra step, you can always make homemade dog biscuits to place in the basket.
  5. Doggie Fashion Wear: Shirts, coats, hats, and even pajamas are all available for your dog to enjoy.
  6. New Stuffed Toy (Dog Approved): A stuffed bunny or other dog toys are a perfect addition to the Easter Basket.
  7. Photo with the Easter Bunny: Many organizations host Easter Bunny photos for pets to raise funds. Generally, the cost is low or by donation. As a pet owner, you will get a memorable photo of your dog or the two of you together with the Easter Bunny. The best part, the funds raised go to a good cause.

Whatever you decide to do for Easter, take time to cuddle and love your faithful companion. Happy Easter!

16 Quotes for Good Friday

Today, April 15th is Good Friday. Are you searching for quotes to add to your Good Friday posts on social media? Check out the following list for inspiration.

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  1. “It is the resurrection that makes Good Friday good.” – Ravi Zacharias
  2. “We may say that on the first Good Friday afternoon was completed that great act by which light conquered darkness and goodness conquered sin. That is the wonder of our Savior’s crucifixion.” – Phillips Brooks
  3. What is good about Good Friday? Why isn’t it called Bad Friday? Because out of the appallingly bad came what was inexpressibly good. And the good trumps the bad, because though the bad was temporary, the good is eternal.” – Randy Alcorn
  4. “The highest act of love is the giving of the best gift, and, if necessary, at the greatest cost, to the least deserving. That’s what God did. At the loss of His Son’s life to the totally undeserving, God gave the best gift – the display of the glory of Christ who is the image of God.” – John Piper
  5. “No pain, no palm; no thorns, no throne; no gall, no glory; no cross, no crown.” – William Penn
  6. “On the eve of the cross, Jesus made his decision. He would rather go to hell for you than go to heaven without you.” – Max Lucado
  7. “Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.” Fulton J. Sheen
  8. “When Good Friday comes, these are the moments in life when we feel there’s no hope. But then, Easter comes.” – Coretta Scott King
  9. “Good Friday, the day when Christians remember the crucifixion of Jesus. The crucifixion and resurrection are the central events in the Christian faith. That is why Good Friday and Easter Sunday are such important days in the Christian year. The cross is the central theme of worship.” – Gordon Geddes
  10. “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.” – John 3:16
  11. I believe in person to person. Every person is Christ to me, and since there is only one Jesus, that person is the one person in the world at that moment.” – Mother Teresa
  12. “Our Lord has written the promise of the resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in springtime.” – Martin Luther
  13. “Practice mercy and forgiveness throughout as a lesson that symbolizes the love shown through his crucifixion.”- Unarine Ramaru
  14. “The cross was two pieces of dead wood; and a helpless, unresisting Man was nailed to it; yet it was mightier than the world, and triumphed, and will ever triumph over it.” – Augustus William Hare
  15. “Easter is a time when God turned the inevitability of death into the invincibility of life.” – Craig D. Lounsbrough
  16. “We focus on Good Friday and Resurrection Sunday, but we forget to pause in the stillness of the days between. Find time today to be present in that place of waiting. There is treasure to be found in the sacred peace that comes as you breathe in that place of quiet surrender. Don’t rush through the space called ‘Between.’” – Katherine J Walden

Have a Blessed Good Friday!

Last-Minute Easter Gift: The Jellybean Prayer Jar

Are you searching for a last-minute Easter gift? Have you ever heard of The Jellybean Prayer? A simple prayer telling the story of Easter.

Sharing The Jellybean Prayer at Easter is easy.

How to Make the Jellybean Prayer Jar: Five Easy Steps

Step 1: Purchase bags of jellybeans from your local supermarket. Jellybeans are an inexpensive Easter candy. If you cannot find any in the Easter aisle, check the candy section. In some supermarkets, jellybeans are available in bulk.

Step 2: Fill jars with jellybeans. Recycled jars work wonderfully for this project.

Step 3: Screw the lid on tightly.

Step 4: Paint the lid or cut a piece of cloth to cover the lid. Then, secure the cloth with a piece of ribbon.

Step 5: Paste The Jellybean Prayer printout to the jar or attach the print with another piece of ribbon.

Now, you are ready to pass out your last-minute Easter gifts. Happy Easter!

21 Alternative Containers for Easter Baskets

Are you doing last-minute Easter shopping? Are you getting ready to play the honorary role of the Easter Bunny? Giving Easter baskets is a wonderful family tradition. But the baskets often go to waste. If you are searching for alternative containers for Easter baskets, consider the following list.

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  1. Tacklebox
  2. Dump Truck
  3. Makeup Case or Bag
  4. Sand Pail and Shovel
  5. Purse
  6. Popcorn Bowl
  7. Decorative Wooden Box (or an unfinished one to use as an art project later)
  8. Open Umbrella
  9. Baby Swing
  10. Wagon
  11. Jewelry Organizer
  12. Baseball Cap
  13. Football Helmet
  14. Straw Hat
  15. Book Bag or Messenger Bag
  16. Backpack
  17. Beach Tote
  18. Rainboots
  19. Kiddie Pool
  20. Lunch Cooler
  21. Toy Shopping Cart

Happy Easter! Enjoy playing the Easter Bunny!

23 Movies to Watch This Easter

Easter is almost here. Are you searching for grown-up Easter movies to watch? From classics to religious-themed, here are 23 movies to watch this Easter week.

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  1. I Can Only Imagine (2018)
  2. Easter Parade (1948)
  3. The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)
  4. The Ten Commandments (1956)
  5. Pieces of Easter (2013)
  6. Risen (2016)
  7. Jesus of Nazareth (1977)
  8. Son of God (2014)
  9. Full of Grace (2014)
  10. The Passion of the Christ (2004)
  11. Hank & Mike (2008)
  12. Ben-Hur (1959)
  13. Easter Under Wraps
  14. Miss Potter (2006)
  15. Mary Magdalene
  16. Harvey (1950)
  17. Pieces of Easter (2013)
  18. I Still Believe
  19. Resurrection (2021)
  20. The Gospel of John
  21. 90 Minutes in Heaven (2015)
  22. The Young Messiah
  23. Do You Believe
  24. The Robe

Of course, you can always watch It’s the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown. Happy Easter!

36 Easter Movies for the Whole Family

April 17th is Easter. What are you doing to celebrate? Coloring eggs, Easter egg hunts, and watching your favorite shows are wonderful ways to enjoy the holiday. Do you want an Easter theme for family movie night? If you are looking for Easter movies for the whole family to enjoy, check out the following list for ideas.

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  1. Hop (2011)
  2. It’s the Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown (1974)
  3. VeggieTales Double Feature: ‘Twas the Night Before Easter/An Easter Carol
  4. Peter Rabbit (2018)
  5. Peter Rabbit 2 (2021)
  6. An Easter Story (1984)
  7. The Dog Who Saved Easter (2014)
  8. Daffy Duck’s Easter Egg-Citement (1980)
  9. Dora the Explorer: Dora’s Easter Adventure (2012)
  10. Ice Age: The Great Egg-Scapade (2016)
  11. Yogi: The Easter Bear (2016)
  12. Here Comes Peter Cottontail (1971)
  13. Peppa Pig: The Easter Bunny (2018)
  14. Baby Looney Tunes: Eggs-Extradinary Adventure
  15. The New Adventures of Peter Rabbit
  16. Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were Rabbit (2005)
  17. Rise of the Guardians: (2012)
  18. Easter Bunny Adventure
  19. Guess How Much I Love You: An Enchanting Easter (2018)
  20. Easter Someday (2021)
  21. The First Easter Rabbit (1976)
  22. The Easter Promise (2006)
  23. Curious George: Egg Hunting (2017)
  24. The First Easter Egg (1999)
  25. Easterland (2019)
  26. An Easter Bunny Puppy
  27. Bugs Bunny: Easter Funnies
  28. Easter With Max & Ruby
  29. Rolie Polie Olie: An Easter Egg-stravaganza
  30. An Easter Egg Adventure
  31. The Tale of the Bunny Picnic (1986)
  32. The Lion of Judah (2011)
  33. Winnie the Pooh: Springtime with Roo (2004)
  34. Rabbit School: Guardians of the Golden Egg (2017)
  35. Dinosaur Train: Eggstravaganza
  36. Baby Huey’s Great Easter Adventure

Happy Easter!

30 Photo Prompts for Easter

Easter is almost here! The holiday is full of long-standing traditions, good food, and fun. If you are looking for inspiration, check out the following photo prompts for Easter.

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  1. Easter-themed selfie
  2. Bunny
  3. Easter Decor
  4. Colorful eggs
  5. Hidden eggs
  6. Egg discovery
  7. Chocolate bunny
  8. Peeps
  9. Easter candy
  10. Pink
  11. Yellow
  12. Green
  13. Flowers
  14. Baskets
  15. Baby animals
  16. Nature
  17. Family
  18. Friends
  19. Easter sunrise
  20. Easter sunset
  21. Church
  22. Religion
  23. Church signs
  24. Cross
  25. Lamb
  26. Bonnet or hat
  27. Easter attire
  28. Food
  29. Beverage
  30. Photographer’s choice

Happy Easter! Enjoy!

30 Quotes for Easter

Easter is a wonderful time of year. Counting your blessings as you share the holiday with others is an important part of the holiday. Are you looking for inspirational sayings or quotes for your social media platforms this Easter? Consider the following quotes for Easter.

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  1. “There would be no Christmas if there was no Easter.”- Gordon B. Hinckley
  2. “Easter says you can put truth in a grave, but it won’t stay there.” – Clarence W. Hall
  3. “We were old sinners—but when we came to Christ, we are not sinners anymore.” – Joel Osteen
  4. “Egg hunts are proof that your children can find things when they really want to.”- Unknown
  5. “To a Christian, Easter Sunday means everything, when we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ.” — Bernhard Langer
  6. “The story of Easter is the story of God’s wonderful window of divine surprise.” — Carl Knudsen
  7. “Christ the Lord is risen today, sons of men and angels say. Raise your joys and triumphs high; sing, ye heavens and earth reply.” – Charles Wesley
  8. “Blessed are those who have not seen and have yet believed.” – John 20:29
  9. “I am the resurrection and the life.”- John 11:25
  10. “The very first Easter taught us this: that life never ends, and love never dies.” – Kate McGahan
  11. “I really do believe that God is love, one of deep affection and grace and forgiveness and inspiration.” – William P. Young
  12. “The resurrection gives my life meaning and direction and the opportunity to start over no matter what my circumstances.” – Robert Flatt
  13. “Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.” – Pope John Paul II
  14. “Easter is the only time when it’s perfectly safe to put all your eggs in one basket.”- Evan Esar
  15. “Easter is meant to be a symbol of hope, renewal, and new life.” – Janine di Giovanni
  16. “For I remember it is Easter morn, and life and love and peace are all new born.” – Alice Freeman Palmer
  17. “Here is the amazing thing about Easter; the Resurrection Sunday for Christians is this, that Christ in the dying moments on the cross gives us the greatest illustration of forgiveness possible.” — T. D. Jakes
  18. “Easter is very important to me, it’s a second chance.” — Reba McEntire
  19. “On Easter Day the veil between time and eternity thins to gossamer.” — Douglas Horton
  20. “Bunnies are cuddly, the large and the small, but I like the chocolate ones best of all.”- Unknown
  21. “‘Twas Easter-Sunday. The full-blossomed trees filled all the air with fragrance and with joy.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  22. “All I really need is love, but a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt!” – Charles M. Schulz
  23. “Earth’s saddest day and gladdest day were just three days apart!” — Susan Coolidge
  24. The resurrection is at the core of our beliefs as Christians. Without it, our faith is meaningless.” — Joseph B. Wirthlin
  25. “Every Easter, at one household or another, I find a battle begins and the conversation of how to ‘properly eat’ a chocolate bunny.” — Hilary Farr
  26. “Easter is a time to rejoice, be thankful, be assured that all is forgiven, so life extends beyond the soil of the earth.” — Byron Pulsifer
  27. “Easter spells out beauty, the rare beauty of new life.” — S.D. Gordon
  28. “The great gift of Easter is hope.” — Basil C. Hume
  29. “I still believe in Santa, the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy, and true love. Don’t even try to tell me different.” — Dolly Parton
  30. “It’s not about the bunny; it’s about the lamb.” – Unknown

Happy Easter!

Easter 2022: The Extra Easter Basket

The last couple of years has been tough for many individuals. Easter time is a great way to spread love and joy with friends, family members, or others in your life. As you attend church services, participate in Easter egg hunts with your family, and other community events, think about all the people around you.  Do they need extra kindness this Easter?

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For many, creating Easter baskets is a major part of the holiday celebrations. As you begin to play the honorary role of the Easter bunny, consider making an extra Easter basket to share with others. One simple act of kindness may have a positive impact on someone’s whole day or even week.

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Are you wondering who may need an Easter basket? Consider all the people; you encounter daily. If you still need inspiration for an extra Easter basket, consider the following.

  • Friends: Yes, you can make adult-themed Easter baskets with wine or lots of chocolate.
  • Extended Family Members: Do you know an older relative who is living alone? Or perhaps, do you have elderly neighbors who always greet you with a smile? Surprise them with an Easter basket.
  • Children: Do you know a family who is struggling? Are they able to give out Easter baskets? Giving a child an Easter basket creates a lasting memory.  (Remember you may need to ask permission to give a child an Easter basket. Some foods and toys may not be allowed.)
  • Teacher: The pandemic, health guidelines, switching between online and in-person learning, teachers are remarkable and deserving of an extra Easter basket.
  • Bus Driver: Every day, you trust the bus driver to get your child safely to school. The person deserves an Easter treat.
  • Childcare Provider: High-quality childcare providers are in demand. If you are lucky enough to find a great person to care for your child, brighten the provider’s day with an extra Easter basket.
  • Dog Walker: Rain or shine your dog walker is always on time to take your precious four-legged friend for a walk. For added fun, make the extra Easter basket from your dog.
  • Your Dog’s Pal: When you go to the dog park, does your dog pal around with another dog? Give your dog’s pal an extra Easter basket filled with doggie treats (and you can give one to the owner).
  • Customer Service Representative: An extra Easter basket for the barista who always gets your morning order correct. Or the cashier who always seems to be happy.

When passing out extra Easter baskets, the list of potential receivers is endless. Surprising someone at Easter is a wonderful way to celebrate.

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