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Gift Baskets: Spa & Relaxation

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Just thinking about a spa makes me think about peace, quiet, relaxation, and being pampered. REALLY pampered. I have never been to a spa, but I imagine what it must be like to be waited upon, lounging around in a lush white robe… Instead of sending all of our friends and family to the spa, we can give them some luxe gifts that will whisk them away from the everyday ho hum. My family absolutely loves these products, and I’m sure you will too!

Festive Favor Cones


Use these fun favor cones as Christmas party favors for your guests. Each cone can hold a small gift, such as an ornament or edible goodies. Fill with chocolates, candy canes, popcorn, or jelly beans. These are also great for giving baked goodies to co-workers and friends. If using these to hold baked goods, place the goodies in a food safe bag prior to putting into the paper cone.


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Holiday Favor Bags

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These versatile bags can be used for party favors, small gifts, and little goodies you plan on giving to your co-workers. Use a solid color fabric and you can personalize the bag, or use foam stamps to make a nice print. If you use a printed fabric, use caution when cutting and sewing the fabric, as you don’t want a bag with an upside-down print! (Learn from my mistake—the first bag I made was upside-down.)


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Gift Baskets: Putting the Pieces Together


So, you’ve got all the stuff for your gift basket, but need some help putting it all together? No problem! I have listed some basic gift wrapping supplies, although you may decide if you would like to wrap with something other than cellophane (tulle, for example). Leave a comment if you have any questions about wrapping or for advice!

Gift Baskets: Cheese, Crackers & Gourmet

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Who loves gift baskets? Who loves giving gift baskets? Giving an assortment of goodies in a basket is a great way to present your gifts to a loved one. A collection of hand-picked items shows the recipient how much thought and care you poured into the gift. It can be difficult trying to select the items to go into a basket, but be at ease because we’ve picked out some good stuff for you! You’ll be able to whip your basket(s) together in no time and have time to spare!

Today’s installment of gift baskets is chock full of ideas for a tasty gourmet snack basket. We have tasted many of these items and assure you that they are a special treat! These are made with heart and soul by American artisans. In addition to giving your loved one premium fare, you can feel great about yourself knowing that you are helping support families and local economies.

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No time to make? Here are some ready-made baskets:

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Etsy Item of the Day: Dalahäst & Julbock Pillow

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Ever since I visited Sweden during December a few years ago, I have loved Swedish Christmas decorations, which use lots of candles, hearts, lights, and the colour red—not to mention the Julbock [Yule Goat]!

Bring a bit of Sweden into your home this holiday with this pillow that features the Julbock, Dalahäst [Dala horse], hearts, and the Swedish crown. The pillow would add some festive whimsy to your bed, couch, or armchair.

Etsy Seller: Lilleputt Studio

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