Hop to it!

Only a few photos made the cut in the print edition of the Shopper News, and we all know it’s all about the photos. Need last minute Easter Shopping inspiro? Take a peek at these oh-so-cute items that are all available locally in Knoxville. Details below…

23 last minute ideas to make this a tasty, colorful and fun Easter…
Check out these adorable local finds that are just a hop, skip and a jump away. Here are just some of our fresh picks….

Easter Egg Hunting Outfit
Melinda Bowles just relocated her Orange Poppy Boutique to Halls and will soon have a showroom, but you can still shop her collection online and use the code LOCAL at checkout to avoid paying shipping and pick up at the warehouse before Easter. The Peter Cottontail Jumper is on sale for $11.99 and comes in sizes six months to 8 years. https://www.shoporangepoppy.com/collections/easter Photo SUBMITTED

Easy Easter Ears
Sydney Myers at Peek-a-Boo Petals has handcrafted headband bunny ears to accessorize any Easter Sunday outfit. Headband ears are $20 and the felt headband for babies are $15. https://www.peekaboopetals.store/shop Photo SUBMITTED

The Cutest Cakes
Magpies Bakery’s custom cakes begin at $47 for a 5” cake and cupcakes are $16 per dozen. Flavors available for Easter are carrot, hummingbird, lemon raspberry, and honey lavender. Custom orders must be placed by Thursday April 18. Magpies Bakery:  846 N Central St, 865-673-0471; http://magpiescakes.com/ Photo SUBMITTED

Fill ‘er Up!
Union Ave Books has plenty of Easter basket fillers to keep little ones busy. Pictured from top left: Peter Rabbit mini puzzle, $8.95; Amusable Chick, $15; Eebo small rainbow color pencils, $3.95; Eebo small spiral sketch books, $2.49; “The Rabbit, The Dark, and the Cookie Tin” by Nicola O’Byrne, $15.99; Jellcat Squiggle Bunny, $15; Milkbarn onesie, $22; “Hungry Bunny” by Claudia Rueda, $15.95. Union Ave Books, 517 Union Ave, 865-951-2180 Photo by Ali James SHOPPER NEWS

Bunny Bath Bombs
Josh Ray at The Bath Lab has released his Bunny Bath Bombs just in time for Easter. These Peeps are a good addition for a non-candy Easter basket. The Easter Bath Bomb set costs $12 and includes eight bunny-shaped bath bombs and include two of each of the following scents: bubblegum, coconut, green apple and strawberry. https://www.thebathlab.net/product-page/easter-bath-bomb-set Photo SUBMITTED

Bunny Love
Koalala Kids’ bunnies are handmade by local mother Kirsty Kalafsky. These 15” high bunnies are handmade with a mix of linen cotton, 100% wool felt and hand embroidered features. The tutus are removable for costume changes and are ready to swing into Easter baskets at $35 each. Purchase online at https://koalalakids.bigcartel.com or message at kskalafsky@gmail.com to coordinate local pick up in time for Easter. Photo SUBMITTED

Baskets full of Easter joy
Knoxville Chocolate Co. have arguably some of the best chocolate for Easter, such as these mini eggs, $5.99 per bag. Fill up the Bunny basket, $9.95 each, or stock up on bunny gift bags, $6.95 for a pack of three or complete your Sunday outfit with a bunny zipper pouch, $14.95. 29 Market Square #100, 865-394-6349, https://knoxchox.com/ Photo by Ali James SHOPPER NEWS

Easter Sunday Sipper
How cute would it be to sip hot cocoa in this mug? The Flopper cups are just $6.95 at Knoxville Chocolate Co. 29 Market Square #100, 865-394-6349, https://knoxchox.com/
Great Goody Bags Photo by Ali James SHOPPER NEWS

Table Toppers
These vintage style bunny jars double as a gift and centerpiece. Gift them filled with candy then add to the table for brunch or lunch this Easter. $4.49 each from House of Painted Furniture at 106 Hotel Road, 865-898-0535 Photo by Ali James SHOPPER NEWS

Great Goody Bags
Purchase a bunny basket or bag already filled for bath bliss by Elizabeth Legere at CottonTail Soaps and More. This Halls-based company fills the basket with two full soap bars, two mini bunny soaps, and a purple bunny washcloth for $15. The Bunny Bags have four full bars, two mini bunny soaps and a handmade barn wood soap dish for $20. Order quick at http://cottontailsoapsnmore.com/ Photo SUBMITTED

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