Ideal Father’s Day Gifts: Baskets Of Treats For Dad

So unless you’ve been hiding yourself away over the last few days you will probably have noticed that Father’s Day falls this Sunday, 18th June. (History of Father’s Day.) Even though I’ve known about it for a long time I still haven’t sorted a present for my Father-in-law and my husband, from our kids. Whoops! If you find yourself in the same boat, then look no further as this is…

June 14, 2017
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Baby BasketsGalore: Introducing Jellycat’s Huggable Soothers

Every mum will appreciate and value the comfort that their baby derives from a having a favourite toy to snuggle up to. Jellycat have been creating original and innovative soft toys in London since 1999.  They continue to combine luxurious fabrics with designs that always make them stand out from the crowd. We chose Bashful Monkey from their range because Lynne’s eldest daughter has a monkey which she carried with…

June 14, 2017
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Cocoa Republic: Chocolate Bars Created By You

June 6, 2017

Last Thursday, we got a call from one of our suppliers, James Chocolates enquiring about some chocolate samples they sent us. Chocolate Samples? There was Chocolate Samples? Cue an instant quick rummage through out post and indeed! There was a slim package with three bars of chocolate inside. And of course, the moment ‘chocolate samples’ was mentioned and uncovered, I was over nosying at it faster than you can think…

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Competition Round Up: BasketsGalore’s Latest ‘Spring’ Winners

The Spring Time at BasketsGalore is a very busy period for us, as there are quite a few occasions/holidays in quick succession and so we usually run extra competitions during these periods too. We thought we’d update you with our latest Daily Dispatch, Mother’s Day and Easter Competition Winners. March 2017 Daily Dispatch Winners March saw Natalie and Carl being selected as our “Daily Dispatch” competition winners on Facebook &…

May 11, 2017
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Baby Skincare: Organic All The Way

We just love babies here at BasketsGalore, and we also love creating the best baby gift baskets we possibly can full of high quality, big brand items. With baby skin being so delicate we are particularly fond of organic items, and this is reflected in our baby skincare range. We stock products from Earth Friendly Baby, Vital Touch (Natalia) and Seascape: Island Apothecary. These range from shampoo and body washes,…

May 5, 2017
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Birthday Spoons You Say?

A spoon might not be the 1st thing you think of as a birthday gift, but these cute antique, engraved spoons by La De Da Living are proving to be a major hit. La De Da specialise in sourcing vintage cutlery from across the UK, which is silver plated and hand stamped with a message to create a “one of a kind keepsake.” Each piece of cutlery is original and…

May 5, 2017
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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
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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…

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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
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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
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‘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
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