Easter Table Jar

Easter Table Decor

I’ve posted before about my new favorite holiday decoration, my “table jar.” It’s a large glass jar I picked up at Walmart for $4 along with a cheap candle. I fill it with something holiday- or season-specific each month and stick it on my dining table.

For Valentine’s Day I found some cute pink and white candy corn, and for St. Patrick’s Day this month I used split peas.

For Easter I didn’t strain my brain too much and just used some jellybeans.

Unfortunately, I used jellybeans that I love (Starburst, argh). I did look for cheap, off-brand jellybeans at the store, but Starburst was all I found.

This month’s decoration might involve an exercise in self-control.

[originally posted at pinspired.org]


Win a $50 See’s Candies Gift Card for Easter

For me, See’s Candies and Easter go hand-in-hand. Many of you know that both of my moms (mom and stepmom :)) worked there for many years, and I worked there seasonally for several years, too. See’s has been such a part of my life for so long that one of the most memorable days I had while writing over at Chocolate Bytes a couple of years ago was when a rep contacted me about working with them on a giveaway. Talk about things coming full circle!

See’s Candies goes all out for Easter, and their collection of Easter candy this year, including several new items, is amazing. Some of my favorite traditional goodies, that I’ve been getting and giving for nearly 25 years, include the Milk Chocolate Foil Eggs, chocolate bunnies, Jelly Bird Eggs, and the Springtime Truffles.

So, just in time for Easter, See’s Candies has given me a $50 gift card to give to one lucky reader of Heather’s Bytes!

>> How To Enter:

Leave a comment here telling me what See’s Candies Easter treat you’d like to receive this year from the Easter bunny. That’s it! (Note: there is no right or wrong answer!)

~ Retweet this giveaway on Twitter and get an extra entry! ~

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~ Contest ends Friday, March 26, 2010 at 5:00pm PST.

~ You may enter once a day, per household. Duplicate entries in one day will be discarded for the entire duration of the giveaway.

~ Giveaway open to U.S. residents only.

~ One winner will receive one $50 gift card from See’s Candies.

~ One winner will be randomly drawn and notified by email, and will have 24 hours to respond before a new winner is chosen.