21May

Make your father happy – Father’s Day is coming soon

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Can’t figure out what to get your Dad for Father’s Day?

Father’s Day is a celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society. Many countries celebrate it on the third Sunday of June, but it is also celebrated widely on other days. Father’s Day was created to complement Mother’s Day, a celebration that honors mothers and motherhood.

With Father’s Day fast approaching we are all in a rush to find Dad the perfect gift. But how to find the perfect gift for the person who already has everything?As Dad’s special day draws near, why not delight dad with a gift that is unique and truly special? Gift basket buyers can choose between “Summer BBQ Gift Baskets” or Gift Baskets that include “Dad’s favorites coffees”. For the fathers who love golfing, Giftbasketsplus.com offers several Golf Gift Baskets, and for all the dads who love Sweets and Candies, the “Godiva to go” Gift Basket might just be the right choice.

The Father’s Day Gift Baskets are perfect for shoppers looking for that one of a kind gift for their dad.

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17Apr

The best kept secret is the joy of having a baby

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Taking a look at babies make us smile. All of the babies are cute and lovely. Interacting with babies normally takes all our problems away. Laughing babies are certainly adorable.

While pregnant, you’ll get lots of advice about how to function on no sleep and deal with babyhood’s bummers. So once your little munchkin arrives you may be surprised by how many pleasures tag along for the ride. Consider all these benefits of being a new mommy and you’ll be looking on the bright side, too!

1. Baby Adores You

When you talk in a funny voice or blow raspberries, your rapt audience of one goes nuts. Put a shoe on your head and your baby will assure you you’re hilarious. Making your sweetie laugh gets addictive! It’s enough to spur you to sing all the time, even if you can’t carry a tune.

2. You Gain a Feeling of Belonging

At first, you miss sleeping in, going out for grown-up meals, and being part of the late-night movie crowd. But your old life is quietly replaced with a different sense of community. As your baby grows, you’ll discover the best story hours, kids’ museums, parks, and baby-tolerant restaurants

3. You’ll Make New Friends

Coworkers aside, you don’t get very many chances to make lasting friendships after high school and college. Then pregnancy comes, and you’ve got an open door again.

4. Your Heart Opens SO Wide

Suddenly, the inconsolable baby crying next to you on a flight gets your empathy instead of your ire. Mothering gives you the ability to step into other parents’ shoes, and you appreciate the giant job they undertake with their own kids.

5. You Get Things Done

Remember those old days, when time would slip by and you’d think, “What have I done all day?” Yeah, I’ve forgotten them too. Motherhood has a way of turning you into an efficiency expert — you’ll never look at a spare 20 minutes the same way again!

6. You Know What Matters

Your house may be a mess for a while. But you learn to be a little less precious about your belongings. ” You may find yourself giving away items that, you realize, you don’t really need. Living with more love and less stuff is liberating!

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21Feb

Why Fun at Work Matters

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If people are having fun, they’re going to work harder, stay longer, maintain their composure in a crisis and take better care of the organization. Here’s one example.

The trend certainly is getting a push from workers who want a better work-life balance, but many companies also have learned that fun increases the bottom line. “Fun at work can provide a competitive advantage”.

Com­pan­ies that integ­rate fun into work cul­ture, have lower levels of absent­ee­ism, greater job sat­is­fac­tion, increased pro­ductiv­ity and less down time. Doesn’t that sound like some­thing we should all be striv­ing for?

Hav­ing fun boosts one’s abil­ity to think out­side the box and solve prob­lems.  Fun is a great cre­at­ive engine.  What’s more, people are attrac­ted to fun work­places.

Here are three helpful tips to keep positive and have fun at work:

Keep a ‘glass half-full’ attitude at all times. The more you look at situations and problems with a positive attitude, the more fun you will have. Honest.

Sing! Dance! A little spring in your step or a quick little ditty will never hurt anyone – it will immediately change your mood.

Be light & funny. A little humor or light comment always brings in a little sunshine to the office.

As an employer, our #1 tip is to show some appreciation. Why not surprise your employees or your vendors with unique “Corporate” Gift Basket from Giftbasketsplus.com.

So what are you waiting for? Go have some fun!

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17Oct

GiftBasketsPlus.com Shares Tips for Making a Spooky Halloween Gift Basket

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Halloween is just around the corner and all across the country, people are thinking about what they should get for the special people in their lives who celebrate the holiday. One gift that is always appreciated is a gift basket. Here is a list of gruesome goodies and ghoulish gifts for creating a Halloween themed gift basket.

1. Basket: Instead of using a traditional basket to hold your Halloween treats, be creative. Great items to use for a basket are: Halloween treats bags, totes shaped like monster heads, plastic jack-o-lanterns or even just a simple black box. Make sure it is sufficiently sized so that all the items will fit snugly. Party stores, craft shops and stores that sell decorative home goods are great places to find items to use for a basket.

2. Goodies: Halloween themed chocolate and candy is readily available this time of year and will give the basket just the right look. Halloween pretzels, Halloween marshmallow peeps, Reese’s peanut butter filled Halloween pumpkins, skulls and bones sweet tarts, gummy bugs and skeletons, marshmallow eyeballs and eyeball lollipop’s are just some of the Halloween goodies available to add to the basket. With this holiday being so based on candy, the stores are filled with a plethora of items to choose from.

3. Toys: If the basket is being made for a young person or just someone young at heart, a few Halloween themed toys will make a fun addition to the basket. Monster ball and cup game, Silly string, Halloween yo-yo’s, glow in the dark bracelets and necklaces, glow in the dark vampire fangs or plush animals adorn in Halloween costumes and even Halloween spooky sounds cd’s all make great activity items for the basket.

4. Filler: Add some type of filler to the bottom of the basket such as tissue paper, crinkle cut filler or foam.

5. Presentation: A nice touch is to have all the items face outwards, giving the basket a great appearance from the front or back. To fill in the gaps between the items and keep them from shifting down, add some fun sized candy. Another great way to keep items from shifting is to use adhesive glue dots. Just stick the items to each other but make sure items are stuck together in a decorative manner.
6. Use a decorative themed bow: Hand tie a bow made of either ribbon or fabric in Halloween designs or colors, such as orange or black.

7. Finally, attach a handwritten gift card

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01Jun

GiftBasketsPlus.com Announces a Free Father’s Day Gift Basket Giveaway

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GiftBasketsPlus.com, a website offering unique gift baskets for all holidays, occasions or themes has recently announced their Father’s Day Gift Basket give away

The contest is free to enter and is open to anyone over the age of 18. The recipient of the basket must reside within the continental United States. To enter just go to GiftBaksetsPlus.com’s Facebook page and click the “Like” button to be automatically entered for a chance to win the Father’s Day Gourmet Gift Basket *. The contest will run until Midnight EST on June 6, 2012 and the winner will be announced on Facebook on June 7th.

Gift Baskets are amazing choices for Father’s Day gifts. The staff at GiftBasketsPlus.com has been busy adding a vast variety of Father’s Day gift baskets to the inventory and is confident that finding that perfect Father’s Day gift will be easy. As always, all of GiftBasketPlus.com gift baskets are in stock and ready to ship right to Dad’s front door.

GiftBasketsPlus.com has been delivering the finest gift baskets since 1998. In addition to gourmet and birthday baskets, GiftBasketPlus.com also offers kosher baskets, spa gifts, corporate baskets, thank you gifts, romantic gift baskets, gift baskets for men, women and children and even gift baskets for pets.

*Should this basket sell out prior to the contest ending, GiftBasketsPlus.com reserves the right to substitute another basket of equal or greater value

24May

GiftBasketsPlus.com Suggests Creative Items to Include in Baby Gift Baskets

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A great occasion for a gift basket is when a friend or family member has just added a new addition to their family. For creative types, making a baby gift basket can be a fun and rewarding project. For those that are ready to attempt to make a basket at home, the staff at GiftBaskesPlus.com has compiled some helpful suggestions of fun and useful items to include in homemade baby gift baskets.

Great items to put in baby gift baskets are anything bath related. Include items such as rubber duckies, shampoo, baby soap and terry cloth baby wash cloth sets. There are many baby bath products available on the market so make sure to get a good variety. Plush animals are fun and exciting baby gifts and be sure not to just limit it to teddy bears. Be creative when selecting the animals; monkeys, zebras, ducks and puppies in various sizes are a cute addition to the basket. New parents are always looking for ways to preserve memories to pass on to their child when they get older. Handprint and foot print kits, first hair cut keepsake box, first tooth keepsake box and plant a tree kits are just some of the precious memory items that you can include.

Prefer to leave it to the professionals? GiftBasketsPlus.com offers a stunning array of baby gift baskets and baskets for every occasion, theme and holiday. New parents would be delighted to receive the adorable Cuddly Animal Zoo Gift Basket with items like 6 cuddly plush animals, bib, t-shirt and bubble bath. The Welcome Home New Baby Gift Basket , has items like a Baby boy elephant designed photo album, Johnson & Johnson Take Along Pack, Silver plated first curl container and a plush zoo animal hand rattle. Send your heart felt congratulations to the new parents with any one of the amazing baby gift baskets offered by GiftBasketsPlus.com.

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03May

GiftBasketsPlus.com Shares the Top 5 Selling Mother’s Day Gift Baskets

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Searching for a gift for mom is not always an easy task to complete. This year the staff at GiftBasketsPlus.com decided to sift through the vast amount of Mother’s Day Gift Basket orders and compile a list of the 5 bestselling baskets.

1. The Irresistible Godiva Gift Basket – Mom’s with a sweet tooth will not be able to resist this tower full of pure Godiva bliss. Filled with items like a Godiva solid Milk Chocolate bar, White Chocolate and Godiva Chocolate pretzels, Mom will not be able to pass up these goodies.

2. Tasty Tazo Tea Gift Collection – Packed with a variety of Tazo Teas and a beautiful ceramic tea pot it is the perfect gift for the tea lover.

3. Your Favorite Snack Gift Tower- Yogurt covered pretzels, salt water taffy and so many other tempting treats mom won’t know what to enjoy first.

4. Gardener’s Gourmet Treats Gift Basket- Mom’s that love to garden will love this functional gift. Once she has enjoyed all the gourmet treats, she can use the handy tote to carry her gardening tools.

5. Soothing White Tea and Ginger Spa Basket- Mom can immerse herself in luxury with this fabulous spa basket. With bubble bath, bath salts and body creams, she will be relaxing in no time.

All of GiftBasketPlus.com gift baskets are in stock and ready to ship right to mom’s front door. With so many gift basket choices, the staff at GiftBasketsPlus.com is confident that finding that perfect gift that fits mom’s unique personality will be easy. As always, all of our Mother’s Day gift baskets are handmade using only the finest products and come with GiftBasketsPlus.com 100% satisfaction guarantee.

20Apr

Mother’s Day

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I was just finishing up the last remnants of my delicious chocolate Easter bunny I received in my GiftBasketsplus.com  Easter basket and realized that Mother’s Day was right around the corner.

Life is busy, it never seems like there is enough time in the day to get to everything done. That includes that phone call to mom, just to say hello and see how she is doing. Mother’s day is that one day of the year that we get to show mom how much we truly appreciate her. It is all about her and I think we can all agree that she deserves it.

Mothers are always there when you need them; it does not seem to matter what time of day or night. From the time we are born they are a constant that you can always rely on, always in the background with a pearl of wisdom or that word of encouragement that was just exactly what you needed to hear at that moment.

Where would we be without mom?  I for one would probably forget to look both ways before crossing the street.   All kidding aside though, this Mother’s Day take the time to tell her how much you love her and appreciate all that she has done for you.  The best way I can think of to say she means the world to you is to send her a basket from Giftbasketsplus.com. They have a great selection of beautiful gift baskets for Mother’s Day. If your mom is the spa type or maybe she is a chocolate lover, you will find something that is guaranteed to make her day extra special, just as it should be.

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