Easter Treats For The Boys

The lovely people at Ollie and Leila send a box full of Easter treats to the boys recently, and this post is basically just a thank you and to show you how spoilt the boys were.

Ollie and Leila is an online shop selling gorgeous children’s furniture and accessories, including some seriously cute personalised children’s beds. I’m almost too scared too browse their site for too long as I might fall in love with too much…. or get broody ;)

One of the things that the boys were sent were personalised Easter eggs – which of course they have eaten already the little sneaks. They were from Thorntons and I have to say from the small bit I was allowed to steal, they tasted good! If you notice little bunnies in my photos, they are mini rubbers I stole off of Harley for the photos…. I might give them back.


Peronalised Easter Eggs


The boys really like their Easter jars from Not on the Highstreet that Ollie and Leila sent. The artificial ‘grass’ on top is really cool, I’m now wondering where I can get a small roll of it for blog photos! Any ideas anyone?


Easter Jars


The jars were personalised as well, as were the cute bunny mugs they were sent.




The boys really are so grateful, and spoilt of course ;) I love that my blog means they get lots of little treats, and that we get to discover new brands all the time.

Do you usually buy gifts for Easter or chocolate, or a mix of both? Apparently since I didn’t pay for these Easter eggs myself, I still owe the boys an Easter egg or twenty (not my words) for when it actually is Easter ;)

Have a great Easter school holiday everyone once they arrive at last! If you’re looking for something to do in Cornwall, pop to my what’s on guide!


Stevie x


*we were sent some Easter treats, but all words and thoughts no matter how random as ever are my own*



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  1. Fern
    18 March 2016 / 12:29 pm

    Google free AstroTurf samples & it comes up with loads of small sample sizes of it :) or I’m sure you can buy small ish rolls or offcuts, home base have signs up about it.

    Boys where deffinately spoilt & tut tut eating eggs early! I’m not aloud so noone else is either! Haha

    • 18 March 2016 / 12:37 pm

      Ooh thanks lovely might have to see if I can get some! Very sad that I’m so excited by that lol

      Stevie x

  2. 18 March 2016 / 2:07 pm

    Aww! How lovely. Your boys are very luck.
    I love the grass on the lid of the jar. So cute :) x

  3. 18 March 2016 / 3:48 pm

    Oh that is so sweet of them, what a lovely thing for a company to do. And eek, personalised children’s beds! We are about to be in the market for bunk beds and there are some seriously amazing ones around aren’t there? I adore the bunk beds with a slide on them, I’d love one for the children’s room. Ok I’ll be honest I’m off to check out Ollie and Leila. NOBODY tell my husband!

  4. 23 March 2016 / 5:42 pm

    Who doesn’t love personalised chocolate and Thorntons are a great brand?

  5. 25 March 2016 / 6:40 am

    Oh how I miss proper Easter Eggs but even more so hot cross buns!

  6. 25 March 2016 / 7:07 am

    What lovely Easter gifts. I love the jars, they are fab! I agree with the boys, you do still owe them an Easter Egg..ha ha!! Have a lovely Easter x

  7. 25 March 2016 / 7:52 am

    Wow, your boys are very lucky! I love those personalised Easter mugs, they’re just adorable. Plus I’m a big fan of chocolate-alternatives when it comes to Easter gifts.
    I didn’t blog about my kids’ treats for Easter, but I did film a video which is up on my YouTube channel!

  8. 25 March 2016 / 7:54 am

    Aww these are lovely little Easter gifts, your boys are very lucky. Have a lovely Easter holiday xx #picknmix

  9. 25 March 2016 / 8:28 am

    I want one of those jars for me!! I have bought Oscar some chocolate for Easter and for his cousins I am putting together a little gift. I don’t usually (I usually send money to their parents to decide whether to get an egg or something else) but this year we’re seeing them on Easter Sunday at Oscats birthday party so I thought I’d make the effort. #PickNMix

  10. 25 March 2016 / 8:49 am

    I love your boy’s reasoning – the treats were free so they still get an egg from you, my kind of logic! Hubby came home with an easter egg for me and a toy for our five-month old the other day – v. unexpected easter treats and super lovely :)

  11. 25 March 2016 / 8:59 am

    What a nice treat. I love Thorntons. I usually make up a basket from the Easter bunny (my daughter is 5) with a few treats in, some chocolate but usually a couple of non choccy bits like a book and craft things. Those jars from NOTHS are lovely! Linking up to #picknmix for the first time x

  12. 25 March 2016 / 9:04 am

    What a lovely treat! Hope you all have a great Easter x #picnmix

  13. 25 March 2016 / 9:13 am

    What great gifts. Blogging does bring some lovely treats. I liked the jars with the artificial grass the best. We have not gone down the chocolate route this year. Instead we have got the boys a figure for their computer games each.

  14. 25 March 2016 / 9:22 am

    Wow, I love the grass jar lids, not sure where you get some, maybe a DIY place could cut you some off a roll?!? If you find out let me know please :) loving this post, personalised eggs and mugs and too cool! Thanks for sharing your goodies. as a kid i normally got a nice book for Easter plus some chocolate, and of course an egg hunt so I’m planning to carry on these traditions! #PicknMix

  15. 25 March 2016 / 9:35 am

    Oh these look really great, I can see why they haven’t lasted until easter! My boys ate their school ones as they were coming out of the school gate so that I wouldn’t take them away..bless em!! Thanks for hosting and have a great easter:)

    Mainy – myrealfairy


  16. 25 March 2016 / 9:36 am

    What lucky boys! Such a great Easter treat for them!
    I love the artificial grass, and the jars are so cool :)
    Laura x

  17. Jodie Allen at Makeup to Motherhood
    25 March 2016 / 10:38 am

    Super cute gifts :) I love anything personalised. It makes it just that bit more specialised #PicknMix

  18. 25 March 2016 / 1:50 pm

    love the ester eggs! Thorntons are always so yummy!
    Happy Easter! xx

  19. 25 March 2016 / 5:29 pm

    Those jars look lovely – I love notonthehighstreet for unique gifts #picknmix

  20. 25 March 2016 / 7:45 pm

    ah lush gifts. ive been going more for non chocolate as his grandparents always get bucketfuls! #picknmix

  21. 25 March 2016 / 7:55 pm

    Aw lovely. Little man is still too young to understand about Easter and chocolate so yes he will be having a small Easter egg, but he won’t be fighting to eat it for breakfast…yet #picknmix

  22. 25 March 2016 / 8:09 pm

    How lovely! Sweet gifts :) My girls just have eggs from us. x

  23. 25 March 2016 / 9:33 pm

    The eggs are so lovely personalized like that! Our kids get some little chocolates. Usually something healthy & a little toy. They leave baskets out for the bunny to fill. ;) Sometimes the bunny hides small chocolates around the house for them to find! Have a wonderful Easter! #picknmix x

  24. There's always time for tea
    26 March 2016 / 10:19 am

    Ooh I didn’t know you could get personalised eggs! Shall have to keep that in mind for next year. Hope you have a fab Easter lovely and thanks for hosting xx

  25. Sara at Handy Herbs
    26 March 2016 / 2:35 pm

    Great gifts for your lucky boys! I always try and buy a book and then just a small amount of chocolate such as Mini Eggs. Have a great Easter week :) #PickNMix xx

  26. 26 March 2016 / 9:52 pm

    Aww, I do love personalised things :) We do a bit of a combo – T has an egg but also a book and a little toy too x Happy Easter! #picknmix

  27. 27 March 2016 / 4:20 pm

    I like the logic of the kids that you still owe them some eggs when it is actually Easter. Smart kids.

  28. 28 March 2016 / 12:29 am

    I LOVE those mugs – so cute! Lucky boys – glad they enjoyed their gifts! #picknmix

  29. 29 March 2016 / 2:23 pm

    Aww that’s lovely! I love the little mugs, my daughter would love one of those and who can go wrong with Thorntons Choccie!! What lucky boys! :)


  30. 29 March 2016 / 3:02 pm

    Those are some lovely little treats, love the jars! Hope you’ve all had a brilliant Easter xx #picknmix