It's Easter Sunday this weekend! While Easter can become a very costly holiday, like anything in life, you can drastically reduce the costs by making some small changes and doing things yourself.
From your basket to your dinner, with these easy Easter makeover tips you can cut costs to stay on or below your budget:The budget-friendly Easter basket
Easter baskets can be very costly. However, if you follow these 8 tips on how to put together a Easter basket on a budget
from Northern Cheapskate, your basket will be pocketbook friendly. You should also think outside of the box when you think of inexpensive ways to fill an Easter basket
like Thrifty Tiff and/or consider these 32 cheap kids Easter basket ideas
from Sami Cone. From hair ties to lip balm, these items can all fill a basket nicely and be reused.Fun inexpensive Easter activities
Growing up, I use to look
forward to all the activities that I got to participate in during Easter.
From crafts to egg coloring to egg hunting, I loved it all. Here are
some really fun activities that you can do with your children:Free Easter Coloring Pages
by I am THAT LadyMake Cascarones
(eggs filled with confetti) by Mommy's Wish ListWhimsical glowing eggs and Easter egg hanging banner
by The Ultimate Coupon ClubEasy Easter Chick craft
by A Frugal ChickFrugal Do-It-Yourself Easter decorations
If you're hosting an Easter celebration at your home, you'll want to primp up your home to make it look festive and in line with the holiday. With a little inspiration and your local dollar store, you can give your home that designer touch.
Take a look at this $7 Easter centerpiece
that was made by The Coupon Challenge. Not only is it beautiful, it was very cheap to make and only took 25 minutes. If you want to try something different, this Easter Grass Wreath
from Deals in the Mitten is unique and cute. It did take her 2 hours to make, but she can always reuse it for years to come!Easter dinner on a budget
Are you hosting Easter dinner? If you are, the costs can add up very quickly! However, with these tips from Premeditated Leftovers, you can create an Easter dinner for under $30
. From planning recipes around items you already have in your panty to cooking things you actually like (yes, cook foods that you want to eat!
), you can cut costs drastically.
If you need some recipe ideas, check these out:Easy Resurrection Rolls
by Saving the Family MoneyHomemade Peeps
by Little House LivingSunflower Peeps Cake
by Saving Dollars & SenseEmpty Tomb Cookies
by Frugalissa FindsLittle Chick Cupcake Bites
by Thrifty NW Mom
Spend a little less on Easter this year and still have fun! If you haven't gotten your Easter Sunday best ready to go, look at these Easter dresses for girls
and Easter outfits for boys
for some fashion inspiration. Have a Happy Easter and remember to save me some chocolate bunnies!
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