Picking out a gift basket

Picking out a gift basket

Article by Caitlina Fuller

If you’re shopping for someone who is difficult to buy for, consider a gift basket. Gift baskets are sure to please even the toughest critic. Gift baskets can be loaded with almost anything to make the gift personal and unique. Gift baskets can be found premade at discount stores, finer retailers, floral shops and wine and cheese shops. Gift baskets can be sent as gifts to loved ones far away or to your friends or family in town. A nice gesture is sending a gift basket to someone who is recovering at home or in the hospital. A sweet touch is to have the basket filled with thoughtful get well treats, like fruit, instant soups and hot tea mixes. If your family or friends need a kosher basket these are very easy to find all ready preloaded and wrapped with all kosher friendly items. Giving gift baskets is a great gift idea.

A popular gift item for new parents is giving baby gift baskets. Instead of coming to the baby shower with one item bring an entire basket of gifts. This is sure to be a crowd pleaser. A few great ideas for baby gift baskets are tiny baby clothes wrapped as flowers and placed in a useable basket. Another super cute idea is to stock a basket filled with items the baby needs like nail clippers, wash cloths, baby shampoo, lotions and tub toys. Fill a little red wagon up with favorite and classic children’s books, throw in a fluffy stuffed animal and a gift card to a local bookstore and that is a memorable baby gift basket to cherish for years to come.

If looking for corporate gifts for the holiday season holiday gift baskets are sure to please. Corporate baskets can be filled with wine and cheese, jams, jellies and bread mixes or chocolates and candies. Some businesses send holiday gift baskets to big clients. A gift basket’s theme can center around a ‘thank you for your business’ or ‘congratulations on that big sale’. Include a nice bottle of wine and glasses to toast a winning year or a great client. Other options for company gift baskets are coffee bar gourmet basket, organic fruit basket and a cookie basket. There are many choices that allow for the whole office or team to enjoy the gift basket. Picking out a holiday gift basket is almost as much fun as receiving it.

About the Author

Caitlina is a freelance writer.