Rise Of The Guardians Giveaway!

Well we went from snow day to sick days. Miss E is fighting a tummy bug and while I thought yesterday the worst was over I was awakened at 2 am to find out that I was wrong. So. Very. Tired.


And of course, E is bouncing around now like all is fine. To the point that when a friend dropped off a much needed and appreciated coffee she was busy trying to finagle some Oreo cookies. Seriously.

No school for her, no work for me, had to cancel a doctor’s appointment and the two of us are camped out on the couch in our pajamas. She claims she’s not tired but a mom can dream. And I have big dreams of her drifting off to sleep so I can drift off for a little while too before H comes home.

It’s a short week at school this week so no school tomorrow means movie night tonight and both my littles were over the moon to see what came in the mail from Paramount Pictures yesterday.

Rise of the Guardians is rated PG and comes out on DVD on Tuesday, March 12. The story line is about when an evil spirit known as Pitch lays down the gauntlet to take over the world, the immortal Guardians must join forces for the first time to protect the hopes, beliefs, and imaginations of children all over the world. {The immortal Guardians are the tooth fairy, Easter Bunny and Santa.}

Paramount Pictures/Dreamworks Animation would like to give one reader one of these gift packs including two hopping eggs {inspired by the movie!}


To enter simply leave a comment sharing how you do {or did, growing up} the Easter bunny at your house.
For an additional entry, like Simplicity in the Suburbs on Facebook {or if you already do, leave a comment saying you do so.}

Winner to be chosen by random.org on Tuesday, March 12 and prize will be directly shipped from Paramount Pictures.

Disclosure: Paramount Pictures sent my family a gift pack to preview and review Rise of the Guardians. This is not a sponsored review and I did not receive any compensation. All opinions expressed are mine.

Hoping to post a Talk To Me, Thursday later today if time and my bouncing 4 year old allow. I’ve got two things in mind, if you know of something you think needs some chatting about, send it my way.


  1. We looked for eggs outside.

  2. Rachel Foote says:

    We always had a fun Easter egg hunt growing up. My parents would hide real and plastic eggs around the house and we would play the ‘hot and cold’ game. They were hid all over the house and sometimes outside! In the plastic eggs they would put coins and there was always a big egg where they would hide dollar bills…it was so fun as everyone would race around trying to find the big money egg!! Haha! I hope that my husband and I can do those same traditions with our girls and maybe start a few of our own. 🙂


  3. Andrea Rygh says:

    My parents hid 3 baskets for each of us in the basement! Lots of fun.

  4. Andrea Rygh says:

    I like you on FB.

  5. Rachel Foote says:

    I already like and am a fan of Simplicity in the Suburbs on FB.


  6. Heather W says:

    My parents hid Easter baskets for us.

  7. For Easter we do many things.
    We color eggs, set out our baskets and the Easter Bunny comes and fills them up and hides the eggs that we color. Although the hiding of the eggs happens while we are at church Easter Sunday (not wanting natures animals to get into the chocolate and jelly beans), M is none the wiser.
    We also go to the Good Friday and Easter Sunday services. M is usually singing in one or both.

  8. I am already a follower on FB

  9. Mary Erickson says:

    My parents hid our baskets and real painted eggs all around the house. We looked for them when we came home from mass. 1. Hiding 6 baskets for 6 kids is quite the task and the Easter Bunny had to get really creative! 2. Hiding REAL eggs was always a joy……especially when we would spend days trying to find the last one. lol.

  10. Always would have our baskets hidden by the “bunny” and would wake up early to search for them before going to mass. Have carried on the tradition with our own kiddos!

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  12. Peggy Pleimann says:

    The bunny would hide our baskets inside the house but the best part of Easter was the huge fruit basket that the bunny would leave on our front steps. It always would be overflowing with a variety of fruits, I remember cantaloupe, mango’s and large amounts of strawberries be eaten on Sunday mornings. We would often forget about the candy in our basket because of all the great fruit!

  13. Nicole kephart says:

    The Easter bunny always hid our baskets. The Easter bunny always has a trail of plastic easter eggs starting at the top of the stairs all the way to the living room. Each egg is filled with candy or money (dimes, nickles, and pennies). Then the kids go and find their baskets.

  14. Nicole kephart says:

    Already like u on FB

  15. Growing up my family really celebrated the rising of Christ during Easter but the Easter Bunny always made an appearance with baskets full of candy! Does it get much better? Not for me! One Easter that bunny prepared a scavenger hunt with clues and footprints (made out of flour) outside at our cabin. Yowzers I loved it! I sure hope that bunny comes and does that for my kiddos, it was magical!

  16. I already like you on FB

  17. Of course I already (love) like you on Facebook! We had the Easter bunny growing up but he did not bring candy. Always a spring outfit, maybe some spring jammies and new spring toys like bubbles, sidewalk chalk, ball that sort of thing. Mike, however, grew up receiving candy, candy and more candy! We do a hunt with candy filled eggs but I am all about the spring toys!

  18. We had easter egg hunts in our house, and with my dad’s family. We don’t do the Easter Bunny with the kids, but we still dye eggs and have an egghunt!

  19. I like you on facebook.

  20. Growing up, my mom would hide our baskets of candy somewhere in the house and we got to enjoy them once we located them. Now as a mom myself, we do Easter baskets that tell the story of Jesus with symbolic candy and other treats. We don’t do the bunny at all but my kids do like to dye eggs.

  21. And I liked you on Facebook.

  22. My little ladies get rather spoiled by EB. He drops baskets off at their home and both grandparents’ houses. Plus he hides eggs at their uncle’s house. My brother also gets ducklings every year then keeps them as pets.

    And I like you on FB!

  23. jessica edwards says:

    we just leave a basket next to the fireplace

  24. Daniel M says:

    we got baskets and hunted for eggs outside

  25. Stephanie says:

    The baskets were sitting on the fireplace and the eggs were hidden upstairs and downstairs since MN weather was not great for our died eggs filled with peanuts and jelly beans.

  26. Stephanie says:

    FB like!!

  27. We always searched for Easter baskets hidden on Easter Day. As well as an egg hint with family later!

  28. Colleen Hager says:

    Easter baskets waiting for the kids downstairs and then an easter egg hunt around the house. Then off to church followed by kite-flying out at Grandma and Grandpa’s house!!

  29. The Easter BUnny filled our baskets and hid them around the house – we had to find them in the morning.

  30. Eva Biggs says:

    W always did a easter egg hunt at my birthday party when i was a kiddo.

  31. Eva Biggs says:

    New fan on facebook, thanks for the giveaway!

  32. Jessica To says:

    We place the Easter baskets in the same spot each year but hide eggs around the house with goodies inside!

  33. Jessica To says:

    I have liked you on facebook.

  34. Andrew Pham says:

    Growing up I went to my uncles house with the rest of my cousins to do our Easter egg hunt!

  35. Andrew Pham says:

    Liked you on FB

  36. Jennifer Marie says:

    We have the easter bunny hide the baskets the night before easter and the kids find them in the morning.

  37. Jennifer Marie says:

    I liked you on fb (Jennifer Messner M)

  38. Karen LeZalla says:

    I love all things holiday and tend to go overboard on the decorating, celebrating and giving. As kids we received Easter baskets full of goodies and then hunted for eggs…I do the same for my kids…and then talk about the real reason for Easter.

  39. Karen LeZalla says:

    I like you on fb =)

  40. We always hide eggs from the bunny.

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  42. We have Easter baskets with treats and toys for the kids. My folks never really did much when I was little.

  43. Growing up, the Easter Bunny, would hide eggs around the house and backyard, while my sister and I slept. When we woke up, we were each given a basket, and had to hunt for eggs. Then we would go to Easter church service.

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  45. We hunt for eggs outside as long as the weather allows it. enchantedtree(at)hotmail.com


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