Sweet Spring Treats for All Ages

by The Texas Lifestyle Magazine team on March 25, 2021 in Gift Guide, Lifestyle,
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With spring well and truly here, it’s a sweet treat time of year. Whether you’re filling an Easter basket, planning a Passover seder, or just want to bring some gifted sunshine to a loved one, we have something here for you and yours.

LITTLES

Team Magnus Water Gun

Available in three colors and offering a 32-foot reach, Team Magnus water guns are a fun way for the kids to blow off some steam in their own yard. A great social activity (and definitely more than 6 feet apart), kids can enjoy battle royal while getting fresh air and soaking up (no pun intended!) vitamin D. Each water gun features a sleek design to put a modern upgrade on the classic kids’ gadgetry. $24

Stomp Rocket Stunt Planes

100% kid-powered, these foam stunt planes are great for parent-approved safe outdoor play. The planes soar up to 100 feet in the air and do tricks — plus, there’s no assembly, no batteries required. The kit comes with 3 reusable planes, which are so easy to set up even the kids can do it. See them in action here! Ages 5+. Available at Target.com and in Target stores. $29.99

Mamask Bunny Masks

Make mask-wearing fun for kids with festive bunny masks from Mamask. They come in either blue or pink and are the perfect addition to an Easter basket. Mamasks are made of 100% woven cotton and bio-washed, which means the fabric is extra gentle and the colors stay vibrant longer. Easily adjustable, the ear bands can be made smaller or larger with the help of silicone stoppers. Plus, the copper-ion filter offers powerful antibacterial, antimicrobial and deodorizing benefits. $16

Cardboard Magic Color-In Eco Toys

This eco-friendly kids craft toy company launched in the US at the beginning of the pandemic. Cardboard Magic’s goal? To bring families together to create something fun and unique and ultimately relieve some stress and boredom of having to stay at home. And they’ve scored! With everything from trucks and spaceships to playhouses and castles with dragons, kids can play, color, have fun and learn by stepping away from screens and stepping into the world of imagination. Use indoors or out. Bonus: Use promo code TEXAS10 for a sweet 10% discount. $33.95-$59.95

Strider: The Bike That Set the World on Fire

Make sure your child’s first biking experience this spring is a great one. Strider Bikes offers balance bikes and rockers for kids as young as six months (downright adorable!), encouraging confidence and fun. If a child can walk, or just crawl, then they can ride a Strider Bike. They can even trick-out their wheels with awesome accessories, including snow skis! Available on Amazon. $119.99+

Skoolzy: Fun Tools to Build Little Kids’ Confidence

Kids learn best when they are having fun. Which is why all Skoolzy toys are designed to inspire kids ages 18 months to 7 years to have fun while they learn. And each toy comes with its own unique downloadable activity guide for parents with tips and ideas from the creators so that your child can get the most of every toy at each stage. We love the Tool Set ($23.99) but, to be honest, it’s hard to choose! $3.99-$47.98

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City Bonfires’ S’mores Night Pack

Gather around the City Bonfire and enjoy a night of s’mores with the family this spring! Made in Maryland by two Dads whose jobs were impacted by COVID-19, City Bonfires is a portable, mini handmade bonfire that uses non-toxic FDA food grade soy wax, which means no smoky smell! This compact fire is easy to light and extinguish with a burn time of 3 to 4 hours. Simply cover the lid to put out the fire. No embers flying around, no burning holes in your clothes and chairs, no cleaning up necessary. The S’mores Night Pack includes two skewers, a lighter, graham crackers, marshmallows and chocolate for a roasting experience everyone will enjoy. This portable bonfire makes a great gift for your next outdoor adventure. It will make any day feel a little s’more special. $39.95

ATL Boards’ Candy Charcuterie Board

Perfect for an Easter basket, a birthday, holiday, event, or even just to satisfy sweet cravings, ATL Boards is making candy chic and trendy. How? Simple! By sourcing unique candy from around the world to bring you the most fun, delicious and gorgeous custom created candy charcuterie boards. $45-$120

AirCandy Illuminated Inflatable Chair

Perfect for indoor or outdoor use—a backyard chill, camping trip, dorm room or anywhere in your house. (Maybe a gaming chair?) Control the comfort level by adjusting the air pressure. Then, feel like you’re floating on air—because you are. It’s like a bean bag, without the weight and lit up with cool LED lights. $49.99

Recovery Water from Ascent Protein

Better than candy in a basket, Recovery Water represents an innovative addition to the Ascent lineup, and it’s now also offered in Orange Mango. Ascent products help athletes optimize their performance after workouts, with clean protein in a more convenient and refreshing form, and in poppin’ flavors. $35.99/12 pack ($2.99/16.9 oz bottle)

FUN FOR GROWN-UPS

Fun Wine

Booze up your basket with Fun Wine, the all-natural ingredient, low-cal and low ABV bubbly wine with a never-before used industry ingredient: monk fruit. Latin Grammy and Pop/Graffiti Artist Miguel Paredes designed the eye-catching Fun Wine bottles inspired by Miami’s art culture. The bottles are so fun you’ll want to save them and start a collection. But, in order to enjoy the wine, you must be adventurous… think cappuccino chardonnay. 330ml: $2.99-$3.49; 750ml: $5.99-$6.99

Earlybird CBD Gummies

Looking for a hemp-infused edible you will feel? These vegan gummies are perfect to include in an adult easter basket. Earlybird gummies are made with full spectrum hemp oil and contain a 5:1 CBD to THC ratio. The 4-packs contain four gummies and are perfect for on-the-go or to share with a friend. (Also available in bottles). Try them in three tasty flavors: strawberry, watermelon and lemon. Take them to mellow out after a long day or before bed for a better night’s sleep! For adults 21+ only; keep out of reach of children. $29.99

Lovestitch Boho Chic

Lovestitch women’s clothing brand is the destination for Bohemian fashionistas. Featuring the latest trends and vintage-inspired collections Lovestitch is for women who live free through fashion, art, music and travel. Known for their effortlessly feminine prints, Lovestitch is the place for affordable flowy beach dresses, chic tie-dye prints and no-thought-needed styles tops to pair with jeans. Prices vary


Cover image courtesy Filip Baotić on Unsplash

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