If you’re looking for special occasion gift ideas, I’ve put together a list of gift basket companies because they’re easy and fun to send to family, friends, business partners, and service people. Some companies even offer baskets that arrive each month. It’s always wonderful to receive gifts of wine, food, chocolates, and other items that show appreciation and gratitude any time of the year. Below are some of the products that I personally love and recommend. I hope you take the time to check them out and have fun shopping.
Scrumptious Gift Baskets
Lobster Gram – Have fresh live Maine lobster, lobster tails, shrimp, chowders, melt in your mouth steaks, desserts and more delivered to your door. Each order comes with complete cooking instructions. They also have gift options including gift buckets, personalized gift cards, and E-certificates. Lobster Gram has been featured in O Magazine as one of Oprah’s favorite things and Every day with Rachael Ray. Lobster Gram has a 100% Happiness Guarantee. Gift certificates available.
Monthly Clubs has been in business since 1994 and offers a variety of choices for monthly deliveries. What a fun gift to give to a special person in your life. They offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee and have excellent customer service. Plus, they’ve been recommended by Esquire, Wall Street Journal, CNN, Forbes, Today, NBC, MSN, and Fortune. All of their products are excellent and come from artisanal producers from all over the world. Choose from beer, wine, cheese, chocolate, cigars and flower clubs. There’s something for everyone!
ZChocolat – Luxury French Chocolate collections made in the French tradition with no alcohol, no preservatives, high cocoa content, low sugar and 100% pure cocoa butter. zChocolat chocolates are 100% Made in France and are created and produced in the city of Troyes located in the Champagne region by Pascal Caffet, World Champion Chocolatier. These chocolates are truly the most delicious gifts you can present to that special person on their special day. Elegant gift sets for chocolate lovers. They deliver too 244 locations worldwide. Now available – All Natural Vegan Chocolate.
Hale Groves – Luscious Fruit Gift Baskets – Hale Groves offers stunning baskets for the holidays and special occasions. They also offer monthly clubs. Their citrus comes from Florida and includes oranges, grapefruit, honeybells, pears, apples, tangerines, tangelos and temple oranges as well as a variety of nuts. You can’t go wrong giving the gift of delicious fruit.
Di Bruno Bros – For the true gourmet who loves everything Italian, you will love a gift box or basket from Di Bruno Bros. Fine artisanal cheeses, smoked meats, and chocolate. How could you go wrong? There are so many scrumptious items to choose from you may go a little crazy, but who cares? It’s all great food! Enjoy!
Unique Holiday Decor and mementos
Porzellantreff.de – Porzellantreff is a German online shop that sells porcelain, glass, ceramic tableware and cutlery from leading European brands such as Villeroy & Boch, Rosenthal, Versace, Wedgwood, Le Creuset and much more. Stock up on authentic German Christmas and holiday décor.
Precious Moments – Memorable objects, decorations, ornaments. and more to mark special occasions and remembrances.
Say it with fresh flowers and plants
ProFlowers – Whether you want to brighten up someone’s day when they aren’t feeling well, or celebrate a major moment or birthday, we all love a fresh bouquet of flowers and special occasion wreaths. You can also order living plants like Bonzai trees and a large array of stunning house plants. Same day delivery is available as well as international locations. Don’t you just love this Peace Sign?
. . . or beautiful Flowers that last forever
Nearly Natural – Has gorgeous flowers and plant arrangements made of silk that always make a wonderful gift because they never die.
Fun Gift Ideas
Tea and tea gifts
One of my favorite tea companies is Art of Tea, located in the Los Angeles area. Here you can not only find a wide variety of the world’s finest organic teas and botanicals but also gorgeous Tea Gift items. All are available to order online. You’ll receive top tier tea blends that come from distributors who not only grow clean, non-toxic teas but also treat their employees with respect. They have tea samplers that make soothing and wonderful gifts.
Try the Art of Tea – Tea Wizard – to find the tea that’s right for you.
Spa products, gift cards
SpaFinder Gift Certificates – Give the gift of wellness by giving someone you love a spa gift and services. Spafinder partners provide services for couples, brides, families, moms, and others. Here you can tap into week-long weight loss retreats, day spa treatments such as massages, manicures, pedicures, hairstyling, exercise, and alternative health treatments. There are also wellness-travel opportunities to luxury locations. Send a gift card and make someone happy today!
. . . with a little Yoga
Yogi Surprise – Enhance your Yoga Practice and receive a monthly box of Yoga-inspired items to enlighten you every day. Culinary, essential oils, spa items, fair trade, and cruelty-free elements.
Lillian Vernon – The easy place to shop for gifts, holiday decor, fun kitchen tools, rugs, office, kids, pets, teachers, and more. They’ve been personalizing gifts since 1951 and are known for their high-quality.
Jewish Gifts with humor
My friends Davida and Sybil have a company called Davida Aprons. They have everything you need for Jewish holidays and occasions. Want a Matzah toilet seat cover? you can find it here. They are offering BabyBoomster readers a coupon code. Enter the code BABY BOOM for an 18% discount. You can also read my review here.
There’s nothing wrong with getting a little sexy, right? Here are gifts for any time you want to be a Hoochie Mama!
Brayola – Find sexy lingerie that is available in all sizes including Plus sizes.
Enjoy these special occasion gift baskets and unique gifts. Why not send some out to the people on your gift list?