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Easter 2017 Reader Competition – Win £30+ Children’s Books

Win a Bunny Book Bundle worth £30+ in my Easter 2017 Competition.

I love putting together themed book bundles to bring a theme or topic to life in my educational role. I’ve decided for my Easter 2017 competition to put together a similar themed bundle based around Spring. Thus, one lucky reader can win the 5 books I’ve put in the “Bouncing Bunny Bundle”.

What’s in the Easter 2017 prize bundle?

I’ve put together a fab bundle of picture books with lovely stories and beautiful illustrations. Books in the bouncing bunny bundle are:

  • Babbity’s Big Bad Mood
  • Small Bunny’s Blue Blanket
  • The Love in My Heart
  • Rabbits Don’t Lay Eggs
  • Hurry Up Birthday


How to enter the Easter 2017 competition

Entering my competition is easy, just link up to my site using your preferred social media, or boost your chances by using the extra methods on the entry form below. Good Luck, and the competition closes on April 10th.


When is Easter 2017?

Okay, so the kids are only just back to school after half term. But, the Easter holidays are only weeks away so the dates you may need are:

  • Good Friday – April 14th 2017
  • Easter Sunday – April 16th 2017
  • Easter Monday – April 17th 2017

What to do with leftover Easter Eggs and Easter Chocolate (12 excellent uses…)

Whether it’s Mini Egg Rocky Road or an Easter Egg inspired “show-stopper” there’s 12 Eggcellent uses of left over chocolate this Easter over on the Waste Less, Save More site from Sainsbury’s.


  1. Sarah Mackay says:

    We make rice crispie cakes with any left over chocolate

  2. Leila Benhamida says:

    Use left over chocolate as chocolate dessert is great. Honesty we never had chocolate left over☺

  3. Tracy Nixon says:

    Melt to make chocolate Cornflake/Rice Crispy cakes!

  4. Harline parkin says:

    I’d use it to melt down and dip marshmallows in

  5. kim jackson says:

    melt if down for strawberries 😀

  6. Margaret Clarkson says:

    There isn’t any leftover chocolate!

  7. Peter Watson says:

    Leftover chocolate is not a meaningful concept in our house.

  8. Martina Pichova says:

    I use it in any recipe that asks for chocolate chips.

  9. Amy Fidler says:

    Make chocolate sauce for ice cream x

  10. Sarah Ann says:

    Melt it and make rice krispy cakes – so yummy!

  11. Melt it and have fun reshaping it or drizzling on the top of fairy cakes

  12. Ali Thorpe says:

    Left over chocolate? What is that?! 😉

    I like to put it in the bottom of the porridge as a surprise.

  13. Angela Treadway says:

    ill use it for rice crispie cakes x

  14. Fiona Rennie says:

    There never tends to be left over chocolate in this house!

    1. Thanks, nice little thrifty blog you have too.

  15. Anthony Harrington says:

    we rarely have any left over chocolate, but if we do we grate it for sprinkles on ices cream

  16. laura banks says:

    rice krispy cakes

  17. Laura Pritchard says:

    Left over chocolate….I don’t understand such a concept! If such a crazy thing was to happen I’d melt it down & drizzle over ice cream.

  18. CLAIRE WOODS says:

    Melt it to make cakes with.

  19. Maria Hackett says:

    i never had that problem before, no leftover chocolates here

  20. bex allum says:

    Melt it over fruit/ chocolate strawberries

  21. We make rice crispie cakes.

  22. emma walters says:

    we grate it into ice-cream 🙂

  23. jo liddement says:

    I would make a chocolate mousse with any leftover chocolate

  24. Love making Rocky Road x

  25. maria blythin says:

    rice krispie cakes x

  26. Karen Taylor says:

    What do we do with left over easter eggs, well mum and dad eat them of course, lol

  27. Add it into a chili con carne – yum!

  28. Leftover chocolate? An odd concept 😉 If there is any I melt it down and make my own chocolate creations and experiment. A firm favourite are my after dinner mints!

  29. Shannon O'Donnell says:

    Fondue or to make brownies

  30. Jo Hutchinson says:

    chocolate Rice Krispie cakes

  31. Katie Skeoch says:

    Who has leftover chocolate? Cornflake cakes are always a winner

  32. Jo Carroll says:

    Leftover choccy is pretty much an unknown concept in my house but if I do get any it usually ends up in my choc chip cookies 😉 x

  33. Ruth Harwood says:

    Use it in a cake xx

  34. Best use for left over chocolate is to melt it down and make Rice Krispie or Cornflake nests topped with Mini Eggs, fun to make with the kids (well the 3 year old, the 1 year old would make a little too much mess) and even more fun to eat.

    Come to think of it, it may be a couple of weeks early but I think she would like to do that this weekend!

  35. Lynsey Buchanan says:

    Make Chocolate brownies

  36. amy bondoc says:

    there really is never any leftover chocolate in this house! if there is ill melt it down for dipping marshmallows!

  37. Katy Malkin says:

    Melted and put on a meringue

  38. T. Brailey says:

    Melt down and add corn flakes – yum

  39. Susan Hall says:

    No such thing as leftover chocolate haha

  40. Keri Jones says:

    I’m not sure if my comment went through :/
    I would make cornflake cakes or chocolate coated flap jacks x

  41. Alex Telford says:

    Left over chocolate? I don’t understand this concept 😉 certainly not in our house!!

  42. LORRAINE STONE says:

    Hidden in my hubbys lunch box for a special afternoon treat.

  43. we usually still have it in the fridge a year later, yes we have some from last year!

  44. Angela Campbell says:

    We make retro classic (read: naff) fridge cake – no cooking, chuck melted chocolate, random chunky crumbles of biscuits, raisins, glacé cherries and whatever else to hand (not the ancient tin of anchovies) in a cling film lined tray and hey presto yummy sweet concoction that’s cracking with a cuppa ??

  45. Angie McDonadl says:

    You could use it to grate over a dessert / yogurt or ice cream for extra topping!

  46. Kat Lucas says:

    I chop up chocolate and make chocolate chip cookies with them

  47. Amy Wright says:

    Melt and drizzle on top of ice cream

  48. Michaela Hannah says:

    If there was a rare occasion where we had leftover chocolate ha ha i would use it to make chocolate covered strawberries

  49. Jordan Jarmain says:

    I sprinkle leftover chocolate on crepes as they’re my fave dessert x

  50. Margaret GALLAGHER says:

    Making krispies and cornflake cakes is always a hit here

  51. Clare Hubbard says:

    What is leftover chocolate?

  52. Love melting down it a chocolate slab

  53. janine atkin says:

    ha – we dont have left over chocolate!

  54. Danni Cresswell says:

    There is never any left over chocolate in our house ?

  55. Rebecca Cusick says:

    Melt it! Then make fruit kebabs and use the melted choc as a dip 🙂

  56. Left over chocolate doesn’t happen in our house, but sometimes I’ll hold some back and grate it onto a mug of chocolate – delicious!

  57. Jackie Dawson says:

    Melt it and make rice krispie cakes

  58. Sophie Ade says:

    Hide it away and then find it a few weeks later when you really would love some!

  59. Deborah Mackenzie says:

    We take the chocolate and freeze it, that way you can have a little at a time and no wastage. But also use to bake with it.

  60. Susan Smith says:

    Melted chocolate mixed up with cornflakes

  61. Marie Evans says:

    Cornflake or Rice krispies cakes

  62. Melissa Crowe says:

    If any chocolate left over, i would use for cakes or dipped strawberrys

  63. We don’t have leftover chocolate but if we did I would use it to decorate cakes

  64. Jenny Harlow says:

    Rice crispy easter nests

  65. There is rarely an occasion where there is ‘leftover’ chocolate… if there’s so much we get sick of it, I’ll probably make chocolate crispie cakes.

  66. Rich Tyler says:

    Chocolate Rice Crispy Cakes!

  67. Danielle Graves says:

    What is this left over chocolate you speak of? I’ve never heard of such a thing.
    I would stir it into a cup of hot milk to make a yummy chocolate drink

  68. Gemma Cook says:

    If we have any left over chocolate from Easter, I like to melt and make rice crispy cakes with kids.

  69. chani lewis says:

    In our house, we chop up leftover chocolate and put it into homemade shortbread, yum!

  70. Laura Farnworth says:

    I can honestly say I’ve never had left over chocolate!

  71. Sarah Robinson says:

    We use ours up by making chocolate rice crispy cakes

  72. Elizabeth Hinds says:

    Leftover chocolate? Nope, no idea!

  73. I make Rice Krispy cakes they taste amazing

  74. Kirsty Ward says:

    Chocolate Crispy Cakes!!

  75. kimberley ryan says:

    We always make cornflake cakes or Rice crispie cakes

  76. Amanda Jayne Davis says:

    Melt it down and bake a chocolate cake

  77. I make hot chocolate usevleft over Easter eggs

  78. Denise walton says:

    I use to make chocolate cake

  79. Hannah Scudder says:

    We make rice crispie cakes with any leftover chocolate, not that there is much!

  80. ADEINNE TONNER says:

    Normally with left over chocolate we make rice crispy treats which the kids love

  81. We dont have leftover chocolate in our house as my husband and daughter are chocoholics lol

  82. Rachel Craig says:

    What leftover chocolate? As chocolate lovers there never is any leftover, not even crumbs. Crumbs of chocolate could be used to decorate a trifle.

  83. linda curtis says:

    we melt i to make small balls and roll them in nuts or coconut
    and eat them as snacks

  84. Emma Whittaker says:

    With our left over Easter Eggs last year I made batches of Crispy Cakes to take into school and work they went down a treat 🙂

  85. Lara Latchem says:

    We use it to make chocolate banana cake

  86. Shelley White says:

    I like to grate chocolate on top of ice-cream!

  87. sharon stanley says:

    It has to be chocolate cracknell or we could melt them down and make a whole new egg 🙂

  88. Leanne Bell says:

    My 7 year old loves to make chocolate lolly pops for her and her Sisters to enjoy x

  89. Small pieces of dark chocolate I mix into hot porridge then put summer fruits on top.

  90. Sue Stevenson says:

    Melt it, mix it with butter and condensed milk add broken biscuits, dried blueberries. cranberries or other fruit pour in a lined tin, chill cut in to squares and serve. In reality who has left over chocolate?

  91. Stacy Fenemore says:

    errrmmmmm there is never any left over chocolate lol

  92. Victoria Prince says:

    What’s left over chocolate? 🙂 Doesn’t exist in this house! Though if there was I’d melt it and make chocolate digestive biscuit cake!

  93. Charlotte Hoskins says:

    Leftover chocolate? Well that would never happen in our house! But if there were then I’d make crispy cakes

  94. Alison Print says:

    Pop it in a smoothie with banana almond milk yum

  95. gosh tricky, not often there is leftover chocolate. but one thing we do like in this house is to melt some chocolate down in a bowl in the microwave and then dip banana’s and strawberries in them.

  96. Sheri Darby says:

    Left over chocolate is rare in our house – Chocolate Brownies would be good

  97. Leftover chocolate?!? What’s that? ?

  98. Kim Neville says:

    Chocolate sauce for ice cream or profiteroles yummy

  99. Melissa Lee says:

    I’ve never had any leftover chocolate so my suggestion is to eat it!

  100. Carla mooney says:

    We do either chocolate nests with them or use the egg as a bowl for ice-cream treat which can eat at the end.

  101. Carly Belsey says:

    We always make rice crispie cakes but to be fair there isn’t usually a lot left lol

  102. Melt gently over a pan of simmering water, stir in a little crème fraiche and pour over vanilla ice cream. Yum.

  103. gemma hendry says:

    melt it and make chocolate sauce

  104. Faye Reed says:

    Make a giant chocolate cheesecake x

  105. Karl Borowy says:

    save it for the next day

  106. Sarah fielding says:

    Melt it down and dip strawberries in it!

  107. Jayne Townson says:

    We never have left over chocolate, but if we did I’d make chocolate rice crispy cakes with the kids.

  108. Karen Gray says:

    We are making Easter Bark this year, we melt some chocolate into a baking tray and then scatter with smashed and whole mini eggs and whatever is left over from the other Easter Eggs. It looks so pretty as well.

  109. Edward Guerreiro says:

    Eat it…end of answer.

  110. paula cheadle says:

    chop into small pieces and put it into a sponge mix

  111. Adrian Bold says:

    We melt it down to make chocolate cornflake cakes.

  112. Tee Simpson says:

    Use leftover chocolate in a chocolate fudge cake

  113. Lia Burns says:

    Put ice cream in half an Easter egg and add toppings x

  114. Kate Davies says:

    Use them to make a proper hot chocolate.

  115. Natalie Crossan says:

    Cornflake cakes 😀 😀 xxx

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