I have done Easter baskets for my kids since they were tiny and I see no reason to stop doing that now. Since my daughter and her husband live out of town, I send their Easter surprises in the mail. I think packages are fun to send because I know how much fun they are to receive. I realize I am posting this after Easter, but this could be done any time of the year for someone special, even if they live in town.
This year I bought most of their goodies at World Market. I decided to use tiny Chinese take out boxes to hold some of their treats. They had a set of them that came in several vibrant colors.
I lined them with plastic wrap:
And filled them with gum:
..and jelly beans:
I added baby chick stickers to the fronts and a custom monogram to the top of each one:
I had some left over carrot tissue paper from last year...
..and I wrapped some fun sauces in it, and then placed them in plastic bags:
I also did some clear bags lined with bright tissue paper with their initials.
I added a final touch of shredded grass from World Market:
Yes, my children are grown, but I will not stop doing Easter baskets for them until they ask me to. So far I haven't had any complaints.