Spring Hamper Sale: Great Taste Award & Chocolate Hampers

We know everyone loves to grab themselves a bargain, and so we’re pleased to announce the addition of some new hampers to our BasketsGalore Spring Sale. You’ll find quite a few of our Great Taste Award Winning Range featuring in the sale, in particular the Chrome & Bronze editions, so this would make an excellent time to try this particular range of hampers if you’ve always fancied trying them, or sending…

April 28, 2017

Baby Antoni Came To Visit Wearing Frugi Clothing

April 27, 2017

We got a lovely surprise yesterday when Sylwia called into the office with both her boys, and we got to meet lovely baby Antoni. It’s hard to believe he is almost 3 months old already! He seemed so tiny compared to my big 8 month old. When he was born we sent Sylwia and her family a beautiful baby gift basket, Sylwia deserved a truly special one after years of gift…


Bathtime Bliss: Let Your Troubles Just Melt Away

When we were away over the Easter weekend we stayed in a beautiful lodge, located in the grounds of a popular hotel. The lodge had everything you could wish for in terms of a holiday home, with the exception of one thing – a bath. I think this was probably because of space, as they had managed to fit 5 en-suite rooms into the design of the new lodge. Then there…

April 24, 2017

Flowering Plants Make The Perfect Delivery

When BasketsGalore was just a baby, Lynne & Selina started by delivering gifts locally and as well as gift baskets they also provided bouquets as these could be hand delivered. I managed to track down some pictures of their creations in the BG archives, showing floral gifts for Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day. When BasketsGalore moved online in 2003, this significantly widened the delivery reach available to us as we were…

April 21, 2017

‘Grow Your Own’ Birthday Bean Message

A product we blogged about this time last year came to my attention again today, as Lynne had left me a note to complete an order with BEEcycle for some more of them. These are the “Grow Your Own” message beans, and last May we talked about how we were trialling them as something quirky and innovative for our personality themed gift baskets. With lots of options to choose from,…

April 20, 2017

BasketsGalore’s Easter 2017 Competition – Win An Easter Gift Basket

It’s hard to believe, but it’s Easter next week! We’ve been enjoying some much milder weather lately, so fingers crossed Spring has Sprung and is here to stay (well until the Summer anyway!) To help celebrate we’ve launched a new Easter Competition across this blog, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. By getting involved you’ll be in with a chance of winning a beautiful Family Easter Gift Basket in our prize giveaway. This includes Easter Eggs, chocolates,…

April 5, 2017

BasketsGalore Food Finding Fun At IFE 2017

April 3, 2017

Some of the team “forced” themselves to attend the International Food & Drink Event at ExCel in London a couple of weeks ago, while the rest of us held the fort back here in the lead up to Mother’s Day. We imagine it was a tough task taste testing potential new products to include in our Gift Baskets and Christmas Hampers, but somebody has to do it eh? The photography for…


Birthday Gift Cards For Gift Baskets

A major part of the gift giving process is the message you wish to portray, both in the gift basket contents and the physical written message which goes with it. Our gift baskets come with complimentary, note sized gift cards into which we print your personal message. We have a range of different cards for each occasion customers may wish to send a gift for and so we choose the best…

March 9, 2017

Competition Round Up: The Latest Winners From BasketsGalore

The last few months have whizzed by so quickly that I actually had to stop and think how many of our Competition winners we still have to congratulate. Every month we have 2 x ‘Daily Dispatch’ Winners and then in the lead up to special occasions we also run extra Competitions, such as at Christmas Time & Mother’s Day. So by my calculations that means we have 2 x Christmas…

February 27, 2017

BasketsGalore Pamper Baskets: Now With Seascape Island Apothecary

Following on from the revamp of our Pampering Gift Baskets we are pleased to have introduced Seascape Island Apothecary to our range of Pamper Products, for all of our fabulous females and also for children. Pampering Pick-Me-Ups For Her Seascape Island Apothecary is a new, 100% British collection of premium bath and body ranges for the whole family. Natural essential oil-based, Seascape products contain no parabens, SLS, artificial colours or fragrances,…

February 22, 2017

Gift Delivery Options To Suit You (And Them) With DHL On Demand Delivery

The delivery of our gift baskets & hampers is a major component of our business, and with it being such a vital part of the gift giving process we choose to work with the BEST couriers available. The delivery side of things reflects heavily on our business and so it’s important to get it right. You normally get what you pay for however, and so rather than going with the cheapest option we…

February 2, 2017

National Cheese Lovers Day – Cheesey Good Gift Baskets

There have been so many great National Days lately that suit us down to the ground, the latest being National Cheese Lovers Day on Friday. Cheese is a vital component of many of our Gourmet Food Gift Hampers and we’re pleased to stock a variety of Bandon Vale and Carrigaline Farmhouse Cheese. We combine these delicious cheeses with lots of different accompaniments such as oatcakes, crackers, chutney, relish, crisps, nuts, olives…

January 20, 2017