New "Pop" Gift Basket

I feel so blessed to have Bryce by my side every day. He is not perfect, but he is my perfect match. He has been amazing throughout my entire pregnancy, and I knew I wanted to get a little something for him for when baby came to express my gratitude.  
Being a new mom is not the only thing that is completely draining and exhausting. Being a new dad (especially if you are a good one) is equally difficult in its own right. I wanted this gift basket to be fun and get used, but most importantly I wanted to show him how much I appreciate his commitment to our little family. He may not have carried the baby, but he did put up with me the whole time I was…no easy feat I can assure you.
I decided to go with the “pop” theme because I had never seen it done before, and coincidentally Bryce loves a lot of things that have “pop” in them! Here is a list of what’s in my gift basket, since you can’t see it all in the main picture:

-Otter Pops (I put these at the bottom of my basket, they made a great base and made the basket look huge!) 
-Corn Pops
-Pop Tarts
-Lemon poppyseed muffin mix
-Assorted soda pop (I used the bottled old fashioned kind because I wanted the basket to be fun and special for him, but it definitely would be cheaper to use canned or liters of pop. 
-Popped mini rice cakes 
-Blow Pops
-Tootsie Pops
-Pop Rocks
-Push Pop
-Baby Bottle Pop
-Ring Pop
For the basket I just pulled out the biggest Easter basket we had, but if you don’t have one on hand you can usually find great baskets at thrift stores for around $1! Then I layered my goods in the basket, trying to display as many different items as I could. Next just print the label I used or make your own and wahlah! 
The whole basket only cost me about $25 to put together. I also like how I was able to do a pretty good mix of sweet and salty, so it wasn’t just a whole bunch of the same thing. Show your man some love, growing a family is hard work for everyone!

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    Alexis @ we like to learn as we go

    Super cute idea! I’m pinning this to do for my husband. I’m your newest follower! And I have a link party on Wednesdays if you’re interested in stopping by. Found you over at What’s Cooking, Love.


    Love this idea, pinning it!

    The Quiet Mom

    Wow, thanks for the tip. Off to find some:)

    Hopping by and following your lovely blog’s GFC and FB. I blog @ Getting Healthy with Essential Oils

    I am also inviting you to join Tiddle Diddle Handmade Shoppe’s first giveaway event.

    Brittany Mead

    This is such a cute idea! I’m totally doing this for my dad for father’s day!


    You guys make some good baskets,
    i belive there is a site launching where you can sell the gift baskets
    it was