Best Easter Baskets for Kids

No matter the age of your child, the best Easter baskets for kids are more accessible, and easier to find than you think. With everything from baskets filled with cute stuffed bunnies, and tasty treats, to baskets with toys, freshly-baked Easter cakes, and even popcorn tins, we have your Easter needs covered for the kids… Read More >

What Should You Include in an Easter Basket for Adults?

When you’re putting together an Easter basket for an adult, keep these helpful basket components in mind as they’re sure to be a hit! Kids aren’t the only ones who love Easter baskets! Adults do, too.

The Mysterious Summer Sausage – Why Such a Seasonal Name?

It’s been just over a month since I began working here at GourmetGiftBaskets.com, and although I arrived here with food and gifts experience, I definitely cannot label myself a “foodie” just yet. As I have slowly been introduced to each of the gourmet gift baskets we sell on our website, one peculiar gift basket ingredient… Read More >

4 Valentine’s Day Traditions From Around the World

Today in the United States, about 190 million Valentine’s Day cards are sent each year. And although it has become an increasingly commercialized holiday, its origins are based in love. St. Valentine’s Day began as a religious celebration of the Christian saints Valentinus, who supposedly performed weddings for soldiers who were forbidden to marry. Valentine’s… Read More >

Crazy Valentine’s Day Facts

Love it or hate it, Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and that means candy hearts and cuddly teddy bears are everywhere! Single or coupled, there is no escaping Valentine’s Day until February 15th. And I freely admit I have happily splurged on 1/2 price chocolates! Here are some crazy statistics about how we… Read More >

The Twelve Days of Christmas is Not When You Think

During the past few weeks, almost every store I visit or any radio station I listen to is playing the song “The Twelve Days of Christmas.” I’ve heard this song so many times and seen so many Twelve Days of Christmas sale promotions, I have never questioned when these days occur. But what if I… Read More >

Last Minute Christmas Gifts: A Procrastinator’s Gift Guide

Christmas is now just days away and we’ve all been scrambling around shopping for the perfect gifts for everyone on our list.  Well, maybe not all of us have been doing this.  In fact,  I personally am one of the many procrastinators that waits until the very last minute to shop for those on my… Read More >

How to Create a Perfect Christmas Morning

Christmas, and the holiday season in general, is a time that people want to spend with their friends and family. People remember fondly the sights, sounds and smells of their perfect Christmas morning. Jingling sleigh bells, the snap and crackle of a roaring fire, the smell of cinnamon and spice throughout the house – all… Read More >