Opinions needed: Easter baskets a week early in the stateroom or no?

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  1. Disney1fan2002

    Disney1fan2002 <font color=red>Like OMG the TF is SOO psyched to

    Jun 21, 2002
    We are going to be on the 4/17 Dream. We are driving from Ma. and staying until Saturday 4/23 at Universal. We will leave Saturday, but it takes about 20 hours to get home. It will be sometime Easter Sunday.

    I have thought about making the baskets up and having my sister hide them in the house, so when the kids get home they can look for them. Then, I thought about Shirley and HER baskets and thought how cool would it be for them to open the stateroom door and find Easter Baskets waiting for them, albeit a week early. They all are old enough, that having it be from the "Easter Bunny" won't be an issue. (youngest is 11).

    So, what do you think? Since most of our day will be traveling on Easter anyway, there won't be much as far as celebrating. I might plan on getting home early enough to stick a ham in the oven, but as far as visiting family, I think we will all be too exhausted.
  2. Disneyelf10

    Disneyelf10 DIS Veteran

    Jun 17, 2008
    What about having something small for them on the ship and then have the "big" basket at home waiting for them. This way they have a surprise on the ship and then something to look forward to when they get home.

    Either way you can't lose! Happy Easter!
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  4. Donna3271

    Donna3271 DIS Veteran

    Jul 5, 2008

    I'd like to see some Easter baskets too! Either Shirley, or sent from DCL... THANKS!!!:flower3:
  5. Deb T.

    Deb T. DIS Veteran

    Sep 17, 1999
    If you did non-perishable items, you could box them up and stow them in your car until the ride home. Then, the kids would have a nice distraction for the long trip. :thumbsup2

    I'm also sending you a PM for another idea. :)
  6. LuvIt

    LuvIt Mouseketeer

    Sep 4, 2007
    My vote would be have them at home so they'll get them on Easter. Easier all the way around and they'll have a surprise when they get home.
  7. HappyPeach

    HappyPeach Mouseketeer

    Jun 8, 2007
    The cruise will be full of surprises. Have the Easter baskets at home... on Easter.
  8. jessica29

    jessica29 DIS FAN

    Sep 29, 2009
    I say baskets at home, The cruise is going to be overwhelming enough and the baskets probably won't even matter. At home they will be more appreciative of it.

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