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Easter Gift Baskets - How to Shop Outside the Box

February 23, 2012 | Comments: 0 | Views: 126

Spring is in the air, and Easter is almost upon us. Giving holiday gifts to our friends and family is an enjoyable tradition, but the uninspired, prepackaged Easter gift baskets filled with generic toys and cheap candy, found in many stores, leave much to be desired. Even though time and money are precious commodities, putting a little extra thought into a gift speaks volumes to our loved ones, and it's a lot easier than you might think.

This year, try moving beyond the norm by purchasing cookie or chocolate gift baskets geared toward your children's tastes. If what you are looking for cannot be found in your local store, you can always order one online and have it shipped directly to your recipient. The variety of gift baskets you will find online will trump any store in your area. If you find a gift basket that you absolutely love online, but would like to get creative and give it your own personal touch, such as adding your own colored ribbons or decorate a name tag with glitter and stickers, you an always have the gift shipped to you. These simple, inexpensive touches can turn a seemingly impersonal gift into something truly meaningful.

Easter gift baskets are perfect for adults, as well. While chocolates may not be ideal for your girlfriends still trying to recover from the excess of Christmas, one composed of fresh fruit and healthy snacks is a wonderful substitution. A wine basket paired with a luxurious robe, comfortable spa slippers or sensual candles makes a romantic gift for your significant other, or instead partner it with a hunk of decadent cheese and gourmet foods and delight your parents with the delicious gift.

Gift baskets are lovely any time of the year and for any holiday, but today's busy schedules mean creating such baskets from scratch is out of the question for most of us. Luckily, there are alternatives to creating your own. There are many companies online that offer to ship your gifts directly to your recipient; therefore, eliminating the need to package and ship it yourself. The next time you are looking for a holiday gift basket or a gourmet gift for a special occasion or celebration, if you know your recipient enjoys a specific sport or type of food, it would be a great idea to look for a themed gift that you know they will absolutely love. Your creativeness and thoughtful selection will surely shine through.

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