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Baskets Galore’s Blog Gets a New Look!

So someone decided to peer over the Baskets Galore blog and gave it a “sprucing up”. Well it got it’s new design, but there were a few hurdles getting it to it’s finished state. I usually don’t mind vigorous web programming and sitting for hours thinking, “why can’t I move that image a single pixel to the left?” and then finding the answer was not as challenging as I first thought,…

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Will 2013 be a picnic summer in the UK?

Finally it is beginning to feel a lot like summer.I’m feeling pretty good today, despite being awake since 4.30am thanks to my 1 year old daughter deciding this was an ideal time to start our day – yawn………………And what is the reason for my happy disposition?  Picnics, or rather the thought of being on one. I’ve just seen through the window that the first delivery of our new range of picnic…

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Bank Holiday Beckons! Delivery Schedule Update

Hi Folks, May is a great month isn’t it, as despite the lack of sunshine this year we still get 2 Bank Holidays!The 2nd of which is coming up this Monday, 27th May 2013. The bad thing about bank holidays is that the courier companies close and so there are no deliveries on that day. They also don’t collect from us, so nothing can be dispatched on Monday for Tuesday…

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Gift Baskets For Mummy, Daddy & Baby

BasketsGalore have been designing Baby Gift Baskets for over 10 years now, and we even have a dedicated baby gift website due to their popularity. The idea of baby gift baskets or baby shower gifts seems to have originated in the US, but have become increasingly popular in Europe over the past few years. Baby gift baskets range in style, price and contents from a basic nappies and wipes care…

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Making Your Gift Basket More Personal

 Making Your Gift Basket More Personal By Offering Extra Themed Items Over the years we’ve received requests to be able to add items to an existing gift basket. This is possible on our food only sister site Irish Gourmet, but hadn’t been on BasketsGalore due to the way the shipping matrix was set up & because we have so many food, pamper, toys & baby products it would be overkill…

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BasketsGalore.co.uk Website Through The Years (2003-2008)

I wrote a blog post before Christmas highlighting our Christmas Hampers through the years, since BasketsGalore began back in 2002. I then got thinking about how the website has also changed over the years & used the Wayback Machine to find some old screen shots of the basketsgalore.co.uk homepage. I’ve included some images below so we can compare. Obviously some images are no longer available so many years on, but…

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May Day Bank Holiday Weekend Schedule

Well Folks I’m sure you’re all looking forward to this long weekend, as Monday is a Bank Holiday which means the day off work for most people! We have been busy dispatching any non-perishable gift baskets today, for delivery on Tuesday 7th May when the courier companies re-open. Any fruit & salmon baskets unfortunately can’t be dispatched on a Friday, as they sit in the delivery depot over the weekend…

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Top 5 30th Birthday Gift Ideas

So 2013 is the year I turn 30, along with a lot of my friends so we have lots of birthday parties and presents to attend and buy. We are going to a 30th party this weekend in fact & have just been debating what to buy for a birthday present. My husband has already turned 30 in February and received lots of welcome gifts, and some not so welcome…

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Mother’s Day – May 2013 Celebrations

Although Mother’s Day is celebrated in March in the UK & Ireland, it is celebrated in various other months in different countries around the world. The majority of countries celebrate it in the months of March and May. This means there are lots of countries still due to celebrate it in the next month. The 1st Sunday in May (5th May 2013) – Hungary, Lithuania, Mozambique, Portugal & Spain 8th…

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Gift Baskets For Children

As well as gift baskets for new babies we often get requests for children’s gift baskets, to send as a birthday or get well gift. Or at holiday times such as Easter & Christmas. Quite often our customers are parents, grandparents, aunties, uncles or godparents who live in another country and so need to organise posting a gift to their children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews or godchildren on special occasions. This…

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BasketsGalore Offering New Cheaper Delivery Rate – From Only £3.99!

Reduced £3.99 Standard Delivery Rate For April & May 2013 At BasketsGalore we have always kept the price of delivery transparent, rather than hiding it in the price of the gift basket. This way our customers and the recipients receive a great value gift basket and always come back to shop with us again. Generally we offer a 2 day standard delivery option for £6.99 and a next day delivery…

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