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Easter Gift Guide for the Family – Chocolate Alternatives

Easter Gift Guide for the Family – Chocolate Alternatives

Of course I love chocolate! Who doesn’t? But sometimes I feel Easter can be a little chocolate heavy and it is nice to give something else as a gift.

My gremlin is a total chocoholic and of course we give her a small amount but we also give her some other Easter themed gifts. This can be the same with hubby and other members of the family. My Mum loves some flowers.

So I thought I would create an Easter Gift Guide, that is non-chocolate themed for all the family and here is what I picked.

1) A Personalised Easter Bunny Book from Funky Pigeon

The gremlin loves her reading and I can never say no to a book for her. I love the idea of giving her something to read, instead of the some chocolate was perfect.

She was offered this fab personalised Easter Bunny book from Funky Pigeon.

easter bunny book funky pigeon

The book is personalised with your little one’s name, which will appear on the cover, title page and within the illustrations.  You can also write a personal gift message that will appear inside the book (80 characters).

The hard cover retails at £17.99 and the soft copy is £12.99.

2) Whizz Pop Bang Kids Science Magazine

My husband loves science and any excuse to get my daughter learning and using her brain! We quite often buy non-Easter themed gifts for her and Whizz Pop Bang Science Magazine looks fab for her.

Some more about the magazine from online, “Whizz Pop Bang is an award-winning UK science magazine that makes science fun and engaging for children aged six to twelve (and their parents, who regularly tell us they love it too!).”

Each month’s magazine is bursting with fascinating facts, hands-on experiments, science news and discoveries, as well as interviews with real scientists to spark those imaginations and help to inspire a love of science.” You can get it from as little as £2.92 a magazine if you subscribe!

Think I will be sneaking this in her Easter basket.

3) Born Wild Tea and Curve Mug Infuser

As the gift guide is for the whole family, I knew my tea loving husband would love some new teas to sample. We were sent some amazing chocolate strawberry tea samples from Born Wild Tea, as well as one of their curve mug infusers. This retails at £14.95.

born wild tea mug infuser

The white curve mug comes with a built-in stainless steel infuser and lid. There is a large mesh infuser which sits inside the cup allows for full infusion and gives the leaves plenty of room to expand. This is fab to pair up with some tea samples as a gift. There are a brilliant range of tea flavours and prices start at £4.50.
born wild chocolate strawberry tea
Hubby tried it out and was very impressed!

4) Botonique Drink

I think we all sometimes think we could slack on the alcohol now and then (!) I remember when I was pregnant just not being able to find anything that tastes good, as an alternative.

This is where Botonique may really come in handy! It retails at £6.99 for a bottle and would make a really different, healthier drink for Easter Sunday.

It is a sparking non-alcoholic alternative for those who love wine. There are herbs, spices and citrus, blended with sparkling water and pear juice to give a unique flavour like white win or vermouth.

It contains the 1/6 of the calories of wine with no added sugar, sweeteners, flavours, colours or preservatives.

botonique drink

5) Bunny Jump Game

So back onto the kiddies now, who doesn’t love a game when spending time with the family over the Easter holidays? This is where Bunny Jump by University Games  will be perfect. It’s aimed at those 5 and over for 2-5 players.

bunny jump gameAs described online:

  • The exciting Catch-the-Bunny game.
  • Try to collect as many carrots as you can to win the game.
  • But, watch out! One of the carrots will make bunny jump into the air.
  • Will you catch the Bunny to help win the game?
  • A fun and exciting game for kids and family.

It is currently available on Amazon for £15.99

6) Rabbit in a Carrot Toy from Born Gifted

I think Little Piglet was starting to feel a little left out and the perfect little rabbit for her from Born Gifted.

Born Gifted has so many beautiful things for baby gifts, including christenings.

This cute little rabbit is comes zipped up in a little carrot and it retails at £6.99. It would be a perfect little item for an Easter box.

7) Hare Gifts from Cancer Research UK

It’s always lovely to support a charity at any point during the year but when Cancer Research contacted me to see if I would like to feature one of their new hare themed gifts I was keen.

In the range includes cushions, blankets, a door stop and a picture. You can buy online or at your local Cancer Research store and 100% of all the profits go to Cancer Research.

hare door stop cancer research

My favourite happens to be the hare door stop which retails at £6.99. It is so cute.

So there you have it. Just a few alternative gifts for Easter this year. A few of these will end up in the girls’ Easter basket and it is nice to have something other than chocolate!

Happy Easter lovelies!


Disclosure – we were provided with samples of these gifts in exchange for a feature. All thoughts and opinions are our own. 



  1. March 28, 2018 / 7:05 am

    Hi, great selection of ideas I agree Easte can be a little to chocolate heavy. I would love the Born Wild Wild tea and curvemug and infuser #bloggersbest

  2. March 28, 2018 / 7:39 am

    Ah the bunny in the carrot is so cute. Both my girls would love that! #bloggersbest xx

  3. March 28, 2018 / 7:39 am

    Ah the bunny in the carrot is so cute. Both my girls would love that! #bloggersbest xx

  4. March 28, 2018 / 9:16 am

    Love your Easter Gift Guide. My fave is the Rabbit in a Carrot Toy from Born Gifted. Too cute!


  5. March 28, 2018 / 10:00 am

    What a fantastic gift guide. You have got something for everyone.
    I love the sound of the Botonique Drink x #bloggersbest

  6. March 28, 2018 / 11:41 am

    Haha the bunny jump game looks great – my 4yr old would love it! I always think that Cancer Research have some really good things in their online shop #bloggersbest

  7. Kayleigh (Mini Human Resources)
    March 28, 2018 / 1:39 pm

    I love the bunny game, my eldest would love that! my middle daughter is chocolate obsessed though so I’m not sure if anything other than an egg would do for her 🙂 I’m loving the bunny in the carrot though as I have been wondering what to do about my 10 month old – not wanting her to eat chocolate (well much anyway!) and not wanting her to be left out. Great ideas!

  8. Kayleigh (Mini Human Resources)
    March 28, 2018 / 1:39 pm


  9. March 28, 2018 / 4:27 pm

    I love the rabbits in the carrot! #bloggersbest

  10. March 28, 2018 / 6:37 pm

    Aw, I love that rabbit in a carrot! And personalized books are the BEST. #bloggersbest


  11. March 28, 2018 / 8:26 pm

    Hares are one of my favourite animals. Lovely surprise to find one on your blog today. Thank you

  12. March 29, 2018 / 7:53 am

    We’ve got Bunny Jump. It’s so much fun! #bloggersbest

  13. mummy here and here
    March 29, 2018 / 9:57 am

    Lovely gift ideas for Easter. We have bunny hop and had him for two years. It gets so used often for my 4 and 6 year old, so simple but fun X #bloggersbest

  14. mummy here and here
    March 29, 2018 / 9:57 am

    Lovely gift ideas for Easter. We have bunny hop and had him for two years. It gets so used often for my 4 and 6 year old, so simple but fun X #bloggersbest

  15. April 1, 2018 / 8:58 am

    Ahh such a lovely selection of alternatives! Love the little carrot! #BloggersBests

  16. Musings of a tired mummy...zzz...
    April 2, 2018 / 8:58 pm

    Great alternatives (or additions!) to the usual chocolate and much more thoughtful #bloggersbest

  17. April 3, 2018 / 8:45 pm

    We gave ours the Playmobil eggs this year which were a great non-chocolate alternative #bloggersbest