Thursday, 24 April 2014

Novel Gift Baskets for a Day Out

Seneca, the famous Roman philosopher, once said, “A gift consists not in what is given or done, but in the intention of the giver or doer.” No wonder why it is extremely important to consider to whom you are giving the gift and for what reasons. Buying a gift for someone involves consideration of a number of factors and the giver's intention behind the gift is probably the most important of them all.

If you are looking for gift basket ideas for a day out, food gift baskets would be the ideal option. Starting from gourmet delights, chocolates and cookies, to organic fruits and items meant for people with dietary restrictions (such as gift baskets for diabetics), you will have a lot of variety to choose from. You may even handpick some preferred items of your recipients to create a customized gift basket that would help him/her enjoy the outdoors while munching on some delicious food items.

  • Wine and Beer Gift Baskets – No occasion is ever complete without popping a bottle of tasty wine! Consider picking up a basket that has world famous wines, perfectly combined with gourmet delights like crispy and crunchy crackers, robust cheddar cheese. Be it the Classy Wine and Cheese Gift Basket that packs a pinot grigio and a cabernet sauvignon, along with cheese, focaccia crisps, olives and almonds; or the Bountiful Vineyard Gift Basket that includes three bottles of delicious wines besides sweet onion crackers, deluxe mixed nuts (from Torn Ranch, Sonoma Jacks Parmesan Peppercorn Cheese and LeGrand 6 piece Truffles) you can’t go wrong with these gifts. If you would like to stick to convention, you can also think of beer gift baskets that include the tastiest craft beers as well as the most popular brews of the world.
  • Coffee Gift Baskets –Most people can’t do without their daily dose of coffee. If your recipients too have a penchant for coffee, you can buy coffee gift baskets to help them enjoy their cup even on a day out. Coffee themed gift baskets like Coffee Supreme or Coffee to Go Gift Basket that pack gourmet coffees along with delicious cookies and chocolates are ideal options for coffee enthusiasts.
  • Chocolate Gift Baskets– If your intended recipients are chocolate lovers and serious chocoholics or anything in between, you can take your pick from chocolate gift baskets. The assortment of chocolate-covered treats and chocolate bars can excite the recipient. These delicious items will be the right choice to quell any chocolate craving on a day out.
  • Sport Gift Baskets– No day out can be complete without a round or two of some sports where almost everybody chips in. By picking some sports gift baskets, help your recipients plan interesting sporting activities. From clay shooting and paintballing to golf, football and rugby, you can find many gifts that pack gears and equipment for such sports. Some sports gift baskets also include snacks, crackers and munchies to replenish the energy and satiate the taste buds of the sportsmen, which could be your ideal gift baskets for a day out.

Most gift baskets for a day out are packed with foods and delicious items as gift givers often say – our day out wish to you, less dishes to do. But if you want to give the common gifts like chocolates, cookies and other food items a miss, you can still take your pick from the ones mentioned above. Your objective should be to choose gifts that can help your recipients have an enjoyable day out. Therefore, send gift baskets for a day out that can let your recipients have a little mini party in style. 

Wednesday, 9 April 2014

Celebrate Easter with Interesting Gift Baskets

Gift giving is an integral and interesting part of Easter. Whether it’s for your extended family or something special for the kids, you can find many novel gift ideas to make this day special for your loved ones. However, picking up an Easter gift for dear ones could be a tough task. But, you have several choices to pick from!

Here are some interesting gift baskets that you can choose for your loved ones this Easter:

  • Easter Egg Basket: This is perhaps the most traditional gift for Easter. You may either buy the Easter eggs or make them on your own. If you take the DIY route, you can make the basket more interesting by giving it variety in terms of patterns, colors and designs. If your recipients are kids, you may consider gifting chocolate flavored Easter eggs, which will surely satiate the taste buds of the little ones.
  • Gourmet Foods Basket: You can buy Easter gift baskets that pack an assortment of delicious goodies. Starting from chocolates, cookies, cup cakes and muffins to fresh fruits and wines, you can take your pick from a wide variety of gourmet food baskets that are available in the market. Add a personal note to make the gift more special!
  • Spa Gift Baskets: Gifting spa baskets can be wonderful to relax the senses of your recipient. Filled with various items to relax and de-stress, starting from essential oils, bath salts and scented candles to bathrobes and slippers, these baskets are sure to bring joy, relaxation and cheer.
  • Home Décor Items: Be it an Easter egg holder that can brighten up your tabletop or Easter Bunny shaped salt and pepper shakers that showcase a cheerful spring time, Easter home décor items are available aplenty. From gifts with classic styles to the ones that are quirky and contemporary, a lot is available in the market to usher in the happy vibes of the season.
  • Homemade Treats: You can give customized gift baskets a complete new meaning by creating magic with your fingers (of course, if you are confident of your cooking skills!). Don the chef’s apron to rustle up delicious pancakes (shaped as Easter eggs or Easter Bunny), mini cookies, brownies etc to celebrate the occasion. In case you have dubious kitchen skills, fret not as you can order delicious treats that many stores offer. These treats (homemade or bought) are sure to be lapped up by your friends and family.    

The season of spring refers to the freshness and newness of everything. This Easter, you too can add your novel touch to these interesting Easter gift baskets to make them personalized, thus ushering in the festival with style. So, what are you waiting for? Get ready to signal a renewal for everything with your creative Easter gift baskets.