My Fight With The Easter Bunny
Not excited at all about having a milk jar FILLED to the brim with my favorite jelly beans… early Easter present from my mother-n-law. Love her but not loving the temptation that these little guys are causing while they stare at me from across the room.
How I’ve decided to handle this ridiculous temptation?
- Out of site out of mind… when my husband was off doing something else, I snuck into his office and placed these on his shelf. I never go in there so I’ll let him be tempted instead. If I don’t see them I don’t think about them
at all as often.
- Don’t avoid too much. It’s okay to cave a little bit… if you try to avoid temptations 100% before you know it the jar will be upside down as the jelly beans just slide into your mouth.
- Work for it… if I want 5 jelly beans I have to do 5 burpees or some other awesome total body exercise!
- Use them in as decoration… oh how I love pintrest! I recently found this Easter decorating idea and now I can follow through. I would never buy bags of jelly beans myself because if I did I would probably snag an extra bag just to eat myself. Don’t want that happening! But now I can do this: