Food Gift Basket Vs Hamper Products: Top 5

You may wonder what the difference between a gift basket and a hamper is, and whether there even is one. But at BasketsGalore there is a very clear difference. As well as the physical container itself, the items selected to go into a Gift Basket are different to a Hamper. In this blog we’re going to look at the Top 5 products for a Food Gift Basket. Chocolate & Confectionery…

November 2, 2017
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Competition Round Up: BasketsGalore’s July & August 2017 Winners

The month’s just seem to be flying by so we thought we’d take a look back at some of our latest Competition Winners, before we draw the new ones for September & October. These lovely ladies and gents all took part in our Daily Dispatch Competitions, which involves interacting with the Gift Basket Collages we post on a daily basis. They won our ‘Battle of the Biscuits‘ Gift Basket and were…

October 30, 2017
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Recovery Gift Basket, Customer Creations

October 20, 2017

This Get Well Gift Basket is so well packed that you probably wouldn’t even realise how much there is inside until you began to unpack all the items. It’s a wonderful Customer Creation from a couple in Oregon, USA for her Mam back home in Washington, Co. Durham. Her mum had recently been through an operation and so they wanted to send her some snacks and treats to help keep…

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Healthy Gift Baskets: Options For Everyone

When you think of a gift basket or hamper you might initially think of lots of sweet treats or rich foods, rather than something on the healthy end of the scale. However, with so many people choosing to manage their diets more carefully or who have food intolerance’s, it made perfect sense that BasketsGalore  should offer some Healthy Gift Baskets to help cater for them. Obviously it’s impossible to cater for…

October 13, 2017
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New Products For Christmas Hampers

This week I have been busy updating our Stock Sheets preparing to include lots of products for our new Christmas Hampers and Gift Baskets. These include some familiar but seasonal items such as Ditty’s Bakery Mince Pies, Christmas Puddings and the new Chocolate Puddings, as well as Iced Christmas Cake from The Foods of Athenry and our new Spiced Apple Cake from The Grade. However there are lots of delicious…

September 27, 2017
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Christmas Hamper Planning & Stock Ordering

Our Supplier Phone Line has been ringing off the hook this week as they are all getting in touch to try and confirm our Christmas Order Requirements. Kate & Neil have been busy preparing and studying stock spreadsheets to estimate how many of each Christmas Hamper & Gift Basket we are likely to sell and in turn calculate the numbers of each product required. They have this done to a…

September 22, 2017
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Afternoon Tea Gift Baskets

Afternoon Tea is a popular option for celebrating special occasions & events such as birthdays, baby showers and leaving do’s. We used to sell a Gift Basket called ‘Afternoon Siesta’ which contained lemonade, tea, preservies, fruit cake, shortbread and chocolate – the perfect selection for an afternoon treat. We’ve also received requests for items such as scones and hot cross buns before, particularly at Easter time, and we thought about…

September 22, 2017
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Flower Gift Baskets: Then Vs Now

Christmas is approaching at BasketsGalore and it always makes us think about how far we have come over the last 15 years. We like to think we have gotten bigger and better as we continually strive to offer you the best Gift Baskets & Delivery Service that we can. Product choice and presentation go hand-in-hand and a prime example of the change over the years is in our Flower Gift…

September 21, 2017
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Baskets Galore Customer Gifts – Gift Baskets 20.09.17

A duo of lovely Gift Baskets for a lucky husband in Gravesend made the cut for today’s blog, as I’m an old romantic at heart! This caring wife had ordered not just 1, but 2 gift baskets for her husband’s Anniversary present. The 1st basket being No. 1 Husband and the 2nd, Pamper Him. This means she has all bases covered as he has a selection of cheese, nuts, crackers &…

September 20, 2017
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Steiff Baby Comforter Gift Sets

We first started stocking Steiff Teddy Bears 3 years ago and they’ve been proving to be a big hit in our luxury Baby Gift Baskets. The Steiff Baby Gift Set came in a luxury gift box complete with metal clasp and handle. Inside, there was a striped baby grow and adorable Steiff Bear companion in a matching outfit. For some reason we must have sold more Baby Girl Gift Baskets than Baby…

September 20, 2017
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Baskets Galore Customer Gifts – Gift Basket of the Day 25.08.17

With it being a Bank Holiday on Monday there aren’t quite as many dispatches, and of course we can’t send anything perishable out either. Not to fear though as there were a few BIG orders to keep us busy, in the form a BIG Baby Gift Baskets. First up we had The Portland – Baby Boy ordered by his Russian Grandparents based in Limerick, Ireland for their new Grandson born…

August 25, 2017
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Candle Gifts For Occasions & Relaxation

August 21, 2017

I absolutely love candles & used to have such a big collection when I was younger. I had some that were so pretty I couldn’t bring myself to burn them though! The one that springs to mind was a pink square one with sea shells in it. A bit like this one… We also love candles at BasketsGalore. We have a few varieties in our Pampering & Occasion Gift Baskets. (Shop…

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