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

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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.

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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!

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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

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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

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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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Lily O’Brien New Chocolate Bar Taste Test Thursday

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July 4, 2016

This week’s Taste Test Thursday featured our new delivery of chocolate bar samples from Lily O’Brien.  We were very excited when David arrived with not 1, but 3 bags of various samples. Chocolate Heaven indeed! We decided to test the individual chocolate bars, as they came in a variety of new and exciting flavours. There was Dark Peppermint Crunch with Basil, Milk Malted Chocolate Crunch, Dark and White Dulce de Leche, Caramel…

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New Pampering Gift Basket Products For Him & For Her

Here at Baskets Galore we love to offer our customers new products and Lynne is constantly sourcing interesting but functional items to compliment our Pampering Range of Gift Baskets. Having had a great relationship with Opal London, which are marketed through Half Moon Bay, over the past few years we are delighted to be able to extend our range of their products in the near future. We are just waiting…

June 30, 2016
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Olive & Moss – New Additions

Baskets Galore have included Olive & Moss brand products in their Baby Gift Baskets for many years now. The company was established in 2007 by textile designer Nina Govan.  Her vision was to design a bright and beaming high quality range which would encompass her unique animal characters. The collection has now grown to include a whole host of animal friends and many new products.  Each garment is lovingly developed…

June 1, 2016
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