Christmas Hampers 2017 Coming Soon…

It’s hard to believe we’re almost half way through September already! Just out of interest I looked up how long it is until Christmas and it’s just over 100 days! We LOVE Christmas at BasketsGalore, as it’s our busiest time of year and there’s such a buzz about the place. Over the past few months we’ve been busy planning, sourcing, creating, pricing and photographing our Christmas Hampers for 2017. We’re…

September 13, 2017
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Baskets Galore Customer Gifts – Gift Baskets of the Day 07.09.17

Okay, so I was totally prep to doing 3 dispatch blogs today. I even went out and took pictures of three different baskets/hampers. But it turns out, nope, my workload is chock-a-block full and I’m pressed for time. I have two months of sales and VAT (July and August) for two different currencies to work out, the new GTA pricing to sort out with Neil (who’s away for his dentist…

September 7, 2017
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Baskets Galore’s Customer Gifts – Gift Hampers 10.08.17

I felt like a long while since I had featured the Cheesy Sunshine basket as the hamper of the day, so here it is: This super bestselling cheesy goodness in a hamper is for Michael in UK who is celebrating his 50th birthday. The sender, Anne, joked that she almost chose a a senior citizen birthday hamper for him but then saw this neat cheesy gift and went for it…

August 10, 2017
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Baskets Galore Customer Gifts – Gift Hampers 03.08.17

Okay, so we all know how much I love mango, right? Wait? You didn’t know? Gasp! I even have made a tag on this blog so that every time I mention the word mango, it will be tagged. I even wrote a blog all about it way back when! ….even though I am very mildly allergic to mango… but hey, I am allergic to a lot of things; in fact,…

August 3, 2017
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Baskets Galore’s Customer Gifts – Gift Hampers 13.07.17

It just seems like some weird luck that one day my sister is begging me to bring home a chocolate cake to satisfy her chocolate craving, I went out and bought said cake, then of course two chocolate cakes would then land on my lap the very next day, for free. Granted, the free cakes were given to me because they were too close to their sell by date to…

July 13, 2017
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Baskets Galore’s Customer Gifts – Gift Basket Dispatches 29.06.17

I saw Andrea had been doing one blog for the daily dispatches recently and was wondering maybe if I should experiment with it and see how it goes. Well, I say ‘experiment’ but really, I am just too hungry for lunch to have the energy to think up 3 different blog posts into paragraphs. Plus, this way means that you readers don’t have to sit and read (or scroll) through…

June 29, 2017
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Baskets Galore’s Customer Gifts – Gift Hampers 22.06.17

There was supposedly a ‘heatwave’ yesterday? How had everybody been dealing with that? Can’t say it was anything special where our head office is based; all we got was a muggy dull cloudy weather that’s just enough to run around in a T-shirt. Honestly, last week was warmer, I felt. But on the other hand, my cousin in London claims she is being barbequed under the sun because it’s that…

June 22, 2017
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Baskets Galore’s Customer Gifts – Gift Hampers 15.06.17

Typical, before lunch, I had something witty to open this blog post with, but then my stomach was growling and demanding food, so I went on lunch, then came back and completely forgot what I wanted to write. So, typical, yes? I remembered it was something about dads and cheese. So whilst I cannot remember what I meant to write, we’ll just swing with that topic. I find that most…

June 15, 2017
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Baskets Galore’s Customer Gifts – Basket of the Day 30.05.17

How had everybody’s bank holiday weekend been? Mine was filled with attempts to visit a new seasonal pop-up market in the city, and constantly failing during to scheduling, weather, rain, rain and scheduling. In the end we just had a barbeque in the back garden, before regretting it because that particular evening wasn’t exactly the warmest. But, back to work, I am pleased to see that a company order I’d…

May 30, 2017
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Baskets Galore’s Customer Gifts – Gift Hampers 11.05.17

Last Christmas, we had started swapping a few of our baskets and hampers into box only containers. This is because we had been receiving a number of queries regarding whether we could send our gifts without the basket. Usually we wouldn’t, but with some experimenting it’s now available for selected hampers. The Gourmet Pathway is a great example of this. In the past, it was in a shallow wicker tray…

May 11, 2017
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Baskets Galore’s Customer Gifts – Gift Hampers 24.04.17

“Sending you a little love and TLC through the mail” That was the message I spied on the gift card as I walked around hunting down bits and bobs for this hamper – The Gourmet: Chilled. The Gourmet is one of our bestsellers, and this variant is the Chilled version, containing chilled meats in the form of salmon, air-dried beef and lamb. All three meats complements the three kinds of…

April 24, 2017
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Baskets Galore’s Customer Gifts – Gift Hampers 20.04.17

And now, back to your usual scheduling of three dispatch blogs a day. Well, I said that but tomorrow is Friday which is just Basket of the Day. Haha! Maybe next week it would be calmer and we can return to three blogs a day instead, though it really depends on how much work there is that day. Speaking of work, I am dramatically behind in the accounts side of…

April 20, 2017
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