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
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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
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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
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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
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National Popcorn Day – Popping Good Gift Baskets

I introduced my son to making popcorn for the first time over Christmas after he watched a Christmas movie with it popping on the stove (we of course cheated and made a microwavable version!) We also love popcorn here at BasketsGalore & were excited to discover today is #NationalPopcornDay (any excuse eh!) Lynne included the delicious new flavours of PopNotch Popcorn in her recent wave of gift baskets for children, but…

January 19, 2017
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Bespoke Verse Adding Rhyme To Our Gift Baskets

January 16, 2017

During the Summer of 2016, Lynne got in touch with the lovely people behind Bespoke Verse as she was interested in adding some of their designs to our “Inspired By” Family Themed Gift Baskets. They create “poetry-themed prints, goods and gifts that say just the right things with rhyme.” Bespoke Verse was founded by Joanna Miller and she writes all the ‘off the shelf’ poems herself.  The family business was founded…

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Fantastic New Toys For Our Children’s Gift Baskets

Here at Baskets Galore we have recently taken delivery of lots of new products for children, after Lynne worked hard on sourcing & designing a fantastic new range of Gift Baskets For Children. These make extremely popular presents for a poorly child or as a birthday gift, and what is more exciting than a surprise parcel arriving in the post for you! As you all must know by now we…

November 2, 2016
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Thoughtful and Trendy Tea Towels.

September 22, 2016

Bespoke Verse – The Gift of Rhyme.  Team BG have been hard at work, having researched and sourced these charming Tea Towels to add some jazz to our Gift Baskets. Bespoke Verse was born (not surprisingly) out of a poem. On her wedding day, founder and Oxford graduate Joanna Miller made a rhyming speech that brought the house down. Countless bespoke commissions for poetry began flooding in, and soon Joanna was hiring assistants…

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New Fruity Gift Baskets With Exciting New Products

We’ve been waxing on a bit about our exciting new range of fruit gift baskets, and with the launch of new gift baskets comes exciting new products and suppliers. We’ll be featuring these suppliers & products over the next few weeks in our Supplier Focus blogs, so you can find out a bit more about them. As a quick introduction we can let you know these products include new types…

August 5, 2016
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Posh Personalised Presents: How Very La De Da!

July 27, 2016

When Lynne was tasked with updating many of the “Personality” and “Occasion” themed gift baskets in our range, she headed off to the Spring Fair for gift inspiration and was delighted to come across many great new products that could work really well in gift baskets. The only problem she had now was deciding which ones to select! When we were little I remember mum having a collection of Silver…

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Teeny Tiny Baby Clothes: Baby Gift Baskets

July 18, 2016

With only 4 weeks to go until my new arrival is here I thought perhaps it was time to buy a few new baby essentials. It’s so different from last time when we needed to get what seemed like absolutely everything! A never ending list of “essentials”, many of which you don’t really need at all. We spent ages researching the things we would definitely need like the best pram,…

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Sealing The Deal With A Gift Card Message

July 14, 2016

A vital part of sending a gift basket is the message that accompanies it, as more often than not the gift is being shipped directly to the end receiver. We take care to ensure every gift we send has a message accompanying it to ensure the recipient knows who has sent it to them. If we notice a customer hasn’t included a message we email them to double check. Sometimes they…

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