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How To - Create An Easter Gift Basket...Top 5 Tips

Easter time is an example of an occasion perfect for gift baskets. You might like to create an Easter Gift for your kids & family or perhaps to sell, but how would you go about this? Read on for our top 5 tips for creating Easter Gifts Baskets.

There are a number of factors to keep in mind when deciding to create an Easter Gift.

1) The Recipient(s) - Always keep in mind who the gift basket is for & this will help with all your other choices. Is it for an individual person or a group of people?  If it is for a group of people then you will probably need to include more items. More items can obviously lead to more cost, but not necessarily  if you pick easy to share items such cake, cupcakes, chocolates & sweeties. Also what age is/are the recipient(s)? If it is for a young child then there will be certain sweets not suitable for them. Older recipients are unlikely to appreciate lots of candy or toys, unless of course they are young at heart!

2) The Contents - The first thing…

Mother's Day & St Patrick's Day Weekend

Wow, what a busy few days we have had with orders for Mother's Day & St. Patrick's Day!

We dispatched hundreds of orders on Wednesday & yesterday, for delivery today and the orders are still coming in now.

Unfortunately the courier companies do not offer a Saturday delivery option in Ireland, so any remaining orders are being dispatched today for delivery next week.

Normally items dispatched on a Friday are delivered on Monday, but due to the St Patrick's Day Public Holiday there will be no deliveries on Monday 19th March. Therefore any orders dispatched today will hopefully arrive on Tuesday 20th March, when the couriers re-open.

If you order a perishable basket containing salmon, fruit etc today we are advising these are not dispatched until next week so as they arrive freshly overnight. If we sent them today they would be in transit for quite a few days due to the extended weekend and we want your friends & family to receive their gift basket in top conditio…

Mother's Day Gift Baskets Ireland

Mothering Sunday - 18th March 2012

We all love our mummies and what better way to show her you care on Mother's Day than by sending her a gorgeous Mother's Day gift basket full of treats she'll love?

At BasketsGalore we always have lots of gifts baskets perfect for mums, but we've also designed some special Mother's Day gifts containing mum themed mugs, balloons and gift tags.



Did you know our own mum, nicknamed Krafty, oversees the design & creation of all our gift baskets? Her knowing eye has great attention to detail & she knows exactly what mums want in a gift!



There is also a specific Mothers Day section on the 'Create Your Own' site. As previously mentioned, special mothers day items include cute ceramic, gift boxed mugs with various verses like "Special,kind and caring, too, you put love in all you do!". You can choose from 'Special Mum or Mummy' and 'Special Grandma or Nanna'. There are also decorative money pots to…