This brilliant Easter basket hack comes from Magda of Ask Moxie (a site you should ALL visit):
I started using Pirate's Booty Veggie in the bottom of my kids' Easter baskets instead of that icky green plastic grass.
- It gives the grasslike effect because of the color, but it's totally edible, even for babies.
- It won't clog your vacuum, and it's a nice savory contrast to all the candy.
- If it ends up outside, you don't have to pick it up because it'll dissolve in the rain, and your pets can eat it and it won't choke them.
Updated in 2014 to add: Magda and I have been friends and kindred spirits for all these years. She's STILL doing incredible things at Ask Moxie. The community is a testament to what's possible when we're real with each other as parents.