Save some money on your Easter shopping this year by forgoing those cheap plastic baskets and that fake grass, which will just wind up decorating a landfill when the holiday is over. Dig through your closets and storage spaces for creative, recycled alternatives to plastic, and instead of buying grass, learn how to grow your own! It takes only a few days, and even if you don’t celebrate Easter, you can use your fresh grass as a pet treat or houseplant.
Green Easter Baskets
If you have last year’s basket(s), dig them out (I’ve had some of the current baskets for 20 years and they are still going strong, since they spend most of the year tied up in bags). If not, swing by your local thrift store and pick up some natural wicker baskets. Vacuum any dusty ones, or wash really dirty baskets in warm water with a little…
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