A Gift for Any Occasion

by : Bob Bassett

For Valentine's day, a holiday gift basket with chocolate, wine, and maybe a Teddy bear says "I love you." For Mother's Day, a spa gift basket full of bubble bath and scented lotions tells Mom it's her turn to be pampered. A Father's Day gift basket of snacks packed in a Craftsman toolbox gives Dad a treat and something practical he can use all year.

There are holiday gift baskets for seasonal holidays, too. Christmas brings an assortment of gift baskets, from gingerbread cookies and peppermint candies to deluxe arrangements with themes like "Twelve Days of Coffee." Easter is probably the holiday most identified with gift baskets, so it is appropriate that there are a multitude of Easter-themed holiday gift baskets with candy and toys.

For any occasion you can imagine, there are holiday gift baskets available. There are Passover and Hannukah gift baskets, and they are Kosher, too! For the Fourth of July, there are patriotic themed gift baskets. St. Patrick's Day gift baskets may include Irish beers and always include the color green.

If you can't find the perfect themed holiday gift basket, don't overlook gourmet food gift baskets or classic fruit baskets. Their popularity endures because they are appropriate to nearly every occasion. Opt for something you know the recipient will enjoy. If Dad loves chocolate, he may prefer a Godiva or Ghirardelli gift basket over a Father's Day themed basket with little or no chocolate.

Holiday gift baskets are available in a variety of price ranges, so there is something to fit every budget. For occasions when you can't be with the recipient, online retailers can deliver to most locations. Check with the retailer concerning holiday deliveryArticle Submission, though. You may need to order early or pay extra for delivery on certain days.

Holidays are occasions to celebrate family and friends. A gift basket can let someone know that they are important and special to you. That is a feeling that will last all year.