Easter typically involves getting together with family and friends to share meals, treats and Easter eggs.
It’s safe to say that celebrating Easter this year will be, errrr, different. But we don’t have to let social distancing and stay-at-home orders bring our spirits down! Here are some local businesses whose products and services you can turn to to make this Easter holiday special anyway.
Gifts & Crafts
1051 E 54th St. Suite A, Indianapolis
This midtown secondhand store is selling a limited supply of vintage tins filled with goodies and candies, plus the option to add a Spring greeting card, starting at $18. Order online here. No-contact pickup available from the shop on Saturday, April 11, 10:00 – 11:00 am.
2442 E. 146th St, Carmel
This classic toy store is offering three options of Easter baskets and can switch out items as needed. They have a girl or boy basket for $23, a tie dye basket for $36, and a carrot basket for $62. Guests can FaceTime with the owner Teneen to check out available assortments in the store. (How’s that for customer service?)
To order, call 317-566-8101 Monday through Saturday, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm. Curbside pickup or local delivery to front door available within 10 miles. Deadline for orders is Friday, April 10.
60 N 9th St, Noblesville
Kiln Creations has To-Go Pottery kits shipped right to your door via USPS! You’ll receive pottery, glazes and brushes. They’re also holding virtual classes to teach you how to make fun pieces! Once the creations are complete, the items will be returned to Kiln Creations to be fired and ready for a future pick up. Order online here.
Happy Pak is a Carmel-based, online gift company specializing in creative gift boxes for all occasions. They are currently highlighting their Easter Paks for kids ages 10 and under for $42 each. They ship all over the country and offer free pick-up options to Indy-area residents or can hand-deliver on the northside of Indianapolis for $5-$10, depending on the zip code.
The deadline for Easter Paks needing to be shipped out of state is Tuesday, April 7. Deadline for all local orders is Wednesday, April 8, so delivery or pick-up can be arranged for Thursday, April 9. Place your order here.
Owner Stephanie Morris is offering several fun Easter surprises, including large stuffed balloons, which can be filled with stuffed animals, candies, small toys and/or Easter eggs. She’s also offering balloon twisted objects and sculptures in shapes like the Easter Bunny, Baby Yoda, Teddy Bear, Mermaid and more. Also, gift cards are available for 10% off and can be bought for any amount between $50-$250. Buy now to save on future orders!
To order, call 317-660-5269 or send an email to at [email protected]. Easter orders must be made by April 10. Deliveries within 10 miles of Fishers are $3-$6, 11-25 miles are $7-$15, or FREE delivery on orders of $40 or more within a 25-mile radius of Fishers.
8685 River Crossing Blvd, Indianapolis
2147 N. Talbott Street, Indianapolis
Baby’s Indy is offering whole chicken dinners for families for $40. The meal includes a whole chicken, a quart of Mac and cheese, a half quart of sautéed veggies and 4 dinner rolls with honey butter. Order via babysindy.com or by calling 317-600-3559.
This Indiana candy maker is shipping delectable Easter goodies – perfect for baskets. They have a variety of Easter baskets (including one with a stuffed animal, candy and crafts), gummi bear carrots and more. Allow for plenty of time for shipping. Order here.
Goose is offering all-in-one Lamb Marinade Kits to go with Half or Whole Lamb Legs along with many ham varieties (bourbon ham, smoked-honey ham, deviled eggs, asparagus, and more). Call 317-924-4933 or order here. You must pre-order. Curbside pickup.
Carmel, Noblesville, and Zionsville
Easter colored gooey butter cookies. If you’re unfamiliar with these cookies, they are cream cheesy, with buttery gooeyness. Is that a word? A tin of 12 is $37. They’re available for pick up at all three locations or you can have them shipped within the US. Order here.
17471 Wheeler Road Suite 110, Westfield
820 W South Street, Lebanon
Titus Bakery and Deli will be offering Easter Cookies, cookie decorating kits, cupcakes and cakes! Taking orders now. Both locations have drive-up windows and offer carry out with a call ahead.