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Although our world seems to be turned upside down, life is still moving forward.  And, whether we’re ready for it or not, that means Easter is around the corner!

If you’re scrambling to get everything prepared for an Easter that won’t look like one you’ve ever had before, don’t stress – we are sharing a few posts in the lead-up to Easter to get your prepared while still staying safe by following the stay-at-home orders.

First up: Stuffing your Easter Baskets!

Sweet Treats

What is Easter without some sweet treats in Easter Baskets?  Make sure to stock up on the essentials!

Missing the Solid Chocolate Dietsch Brothers’ Bunny? See it here and order your Dietsch goodies for home online!

Dietsch Brothers

While you can’t see the solid chocolate bunny in person, you can still get your Dietsch Brothers favorites for Easter!  Shipping isn’t recommended at this time, however you can call ahead and place your order for ice cream or candy with curbside pick-up.  Dietsch’s website is stocked with Easter goodies (now 25% off), call the Main Store, 419-422-4474 and 419-422-4486, or the East Store, 419-423-3221.  Please take note of the new hours before calling!

Shirley’s Popcorn

A bag of their favorite flavor or a popcorn ball is the perfect Easter basket accompaniment.  Shirley’s Popcorn has plenty of flavors to choose from, including the April flavor of the month, Lemon Cheesecake, and shipping is free on orders over $50!  For the best chance to receive your order by Easter, place your order by Tuesday, April 7!

Fun Gifts

It is hard to prepare for Easter without going shopping.  Luckily, local shops have adapted and are offering you unique and fun items to stuff Easter baskets with this year.

Smarty Pants Findlay

This isnt the Easter we imagined, but Easter is around the corner and it is time to get prepared. Check out these ways to stuff Easter baskets locally! • VisitFindlay.com

Order the perfect Easter goodie at Smarty Pants – like a puzzle!
(photo courtesy of Angela Crist)

If you have school-age children, or younger, Smarty Pants should be the first site you visit.  Jane has done a great job populating her website during this time and keeping items that are going to make perfect Easter gifts.  Whether you are looking for an outdoor gift, Spring-themed, board games, books, or something educational while the kids are remote learning, Smarty Pants Findlay has you covered.  You can arrange for curbside pickup, free delivery to your doorstep within 30 miles, or you can pay for shipping.  Orders are accepted through the website, phone, Facebook Messenger, or email!

Post Board Gaming

We’re all spending a lot of together time now so there is no better time than now to find a great new game to play with the family.  Post Board Gaming has an extensive list of card games, board games, and role-playing games.  You can order on their website, by messaging them on facebook, or giving them a call, 419-424-1112, with curbside pickup or local delivery to Findlay.

RooBarb Studios

This isnt the Easter we imagined, but Easter is around the corner and it is time to get prepared. Check out these ways to stuff Easter baskets locally! • VisitFindlay.com

We are in this together Ohio!

The shop may be closed by Jody and Abby are still creating and some hand-stamped jewelry will brighten up any Easter basket.  Check out what they have in stock on their website.  All pieces are being mailed, so the absolute last day to order for Easter is Wednesday, April 8!

Objects of Desire Artful Living

If you have someone a little order you’re preparing an Easter Basket for then you definitely need to check out Objects of Desire Artful Living.  They carry an entire “Just for Laughs” line with quirky and sarcastic products that will bring laughter to Easter morning.  Objects of Desire Artful Living’s website ordering is available with grab-and-go pickup available, just call 419-788-6429 to arrange a time.

This isnt the Easter we imagined, but Easter is around the corner and it is time to get prepared. Check out these ways to stuff Easter baskets locally! • VisitFindlay.com

Tune into one of the Trends! on Main Facebook Live shows and pick out an Easter outfit!

Trends! on Main

Plan to make yourself (or the ladies) in your life perk up by gifting a new outfit or accessory.  Trends! is hosting regular Facebook live shows, their website is open, and they’re offering porch drop-off locally.

Shimmery Belle Boutique

Just because you may not be attending in-person church this year, you still deserve a beautiful Easter dress…or some new comfy clothes.  Shimmery Belle Boutique is doing Facebook live shows, and their website is fully stocked with free pickup or local delivery available!

This isnt the Easter we imagined, but Easter is around the corner and it is time to get prepared. Check out these ways to stuff Easter baskets locally! • VisitFindlay.com

Succulents from Garden Central are always a great Easter Basket stuffer!

Garden Central

For someone with a green thumb, a succulent from Garden Central would be a great Easter gift.  Garden Central is open for pickup only, you can purchase your orders by phone, 419-425-2965.

Flag City Clothing

The team at Flag City Clothing is still creating too!  They’ve recently released a special “Findlay has Heart” tshirt with a portion of each tshirt’s proceeds being donated to the small business of your choice, as well as a Quarantine Collection of designs.  See these collections and all their offerings, on their website. For the best chance to receive your order by Easter, place your order by Tuesday, April 7!

This isnt the Easter we imagined, but Easter is around the corner and it is time to get prepared. Check out these ways to stuff Easter baskets locally! • VisitFindlay.com

Order your Findlay has Heart shirt here!

Another great Easter basket option – gift cards!  Nearly every place above offers gift cards.  It is a great way to support local businesses and guarantee that the gift recipient will get something they like!

This isn’t how anyone wants to spend Easter – but we’re in this together.  We will soon be back to shopping our favorite spots in person, healthy and happy!  Stay tuned for posts on Easter dining at home and ways to spend your Easter weekend!