How To: Thrifty Easter Basket

I've got a large extended family and when we get together for Easter we put together A LOT of baskets. The lowest price I've seen for a pre-made basket is $10. Multiple that by 20 people and you've got a broke Easter Bunny!

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I'm a huge fan of raiding the Dollar Tree and Wal-Martfor more affordable versions of what's available in other retail stores. Here's how we're doing a DIY Easter basket this year.

Looking for a DIY Easter Basket? This is one of the best ways to make your holiday memorable without going broke!

I know everyone does things differently but my family always recycled the Easter baskets so I didn't include that in the cost. (I don't know how my siblings didn't catch on to the truth about the Bunny when they were little!)

Bunny glasses: Dollar Tree, $1.00

Wind-Up Hopping Chick: Dollar Tree, $1.00

Bunny Pez Dispenser: Wal-Mart, $1.50

Tootsie Rolls: Wal-Mart, $1.00

Starbursts: Wal-Mart, $1.00

Whoppers Robin Eggs: Wal-Mart, $1.00

Bunny Tale Book: Dollar Tree, $1.00

Bunny Ears: Dollar Tree, $1.00

Total: $8.50

Who doesn't love giving their child a memorable holiday without having to break the bank? Making your Easter baskets a DIY project is one of the best ways to do this. The kids can get the goodies that they love and you can enjoy the discount price.

How do you save money with your Easter baskets? 

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