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…


Baskets Galore’s Customer Gifts – Gift Hampers 23.02.17

Again, just like last week, I am stuck in the puzzle of what on earth do I start off the dispatch blog with.I think I may had just been staring at the screen for a grand five minutes there and nothing came to mind, so I guess you’d just have to bear with me as I just lay my hands on the keyboard and proceed to ‘wing’ this intro paragraph…

February 23, 2017

Baskets Galore’s Customer Gifts – Gift Hampers 15.02.17

Welcome to the Gift Hamper section, with 3 delightful Hampers to show off let’s get right in,: First up is the Breakfast Basket, don’t worry you are in the right section,  this is actually a lidded hamper. I 100% had Hamper envy for this one, from the fresh cupcakes and toffee waffles to the traditional tea, juice and CHOCOLATE blended coffee… YUM! Our wonderful customer in LIMA is sending to a special…

February 15, 2017

Baskets Galore’s Customer Gifts – Gift Hampers 01.02.17

You shall be getting Déjà vu folks, as I again have some wonderful (and popular) Gift Hampers.  I was surrounded by gorgeously gourmet Hampers but there was quite a lot of similar Hampers as we have our regular popular Hampers that NEVER miss an appearance on the dispatch bench. Kicking us off is the Artisan Fayre  (Déjà vu?) which today is in high numbers for dispatch, our customer in LONDON is…

February 1, 2017

A Week In The Life Of A Baskets Galore Customer Service Advisor

September 12, 2016

Well, Well, Well…Hello Folks! How about a little catch up? As per usual we have all been busy bees in the BG Office but I thought I would entertain you all with an update of my Week In The Life Of A Baskets Galore Customer Service Advisor. How I Helped A Customer: Whilst putting together all the Gift Card Messages for the days dispatch, I noticed one particular Baby Gift Basket…


Baskets Galore’s Customer Gifts – Gift Baskets 08.09.16

I’m actually going away on a holiday to Hong Kong next week, so this would be my last dispatch blog until I get back? Sorry, girls in the office, you will have to take over for me for a bit. I promise I’ll make it up to you in some way! Maybe I should bring something back? Not chocolates though, in Hong Kong, you wouldn’t be able to walk five…

September 8, 2016

BasketsGalore’s Best Selling Gifts In July 2016

August 4, 2016

Well Folks, are you in need of some Gift Giving inspo? I hope so! I also hope you aren’t too hungry while you browse over our Best Selling Gifts from July, there are LOTS of absolutely delicious Food Gifts to come… Yum! I will begin with the winner, our #1 Gift from July and it is: Gourmet Cheese & Wine. This classic was flying off the wall and being freshly…


Baskets Galore’s Customer Gifts – Gift Hampers 20.07.16

It’s like Christmas has come early for me, I have snapped up 3 absolutely fabulous Gift Hampers for you all today. I want to dive straight in and begin showing off 😉 The first I have for you is the Artisan Wine Deli Hamper that our customer in PERTH is sending with Birthday Wishes to their parents in DROGHEDA:   Next up is the spectacular Mega Cheesy Duo Hamper that…

July 20, 2016

Baskets Galore’s Customer Gifts – Gift Baskets 13.07.16

Happy Wednesday Folks, yes it’s Wednesday already and I can’t believe it! I hope your week is going well, we had a little break yesterday as it was a local holiday and used this time wisely! I’m back at it today and I have a perfect little selection of gorgeous Gift Baskets to begin my Daily Dispatch. I will begin with a beautiful Create Your Own Basket that was awaiting…

July 13, 2016

Lily O’Brien New Chocolate Bar Taste Test Thursday

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…


Baskets Galore’s Customer Gifts – Fruit & Flower Baskets 02.06.16

New fruit alert! New fruit alert! Okay, maybe not exactly ‘new’ fruit since apricots are hardly a newly discovered ball of yumminess. But it’s been a while since I’ve seen them back in our fruit baskets (or maybe I haven’t noticed?) Here at Baskets Galore, we try to include seasonal fruit where we can to add variety to the basket and give that extra ounce of tropical, exotic, orchard feeling…

June 2, 2016

A Week In The Life Of A Baskets Galore Customer Service Advisor

May 18, 2016

Hello Folks! Long time no speak when it comes to my ‘Life Of A Baskets Galore Customer Service Advisor’ 😉 I’ve been pretty busy, as you will come to learn, we had volumes of Gift Baskets being dispatched as well as customers needing assistance and even a local delivery needing a courier! How I Helped A Customer: I’m sure you all know by now that we have several ways our customers…