Monday, June 22, 2009

Alternatives to Flower Deliveries

Gift Baskets, Gourmet Baskets, Spa Baskets or Custom Basket are a great alternative to flower deliveries. Maybe you know somebody who deserves something special , a birthday, an anniversary , a thank you , or a get well. You may get tired or bored of sending flowers , or you want to give them a gift they can actually use. Well gift baskets are a great alternative. Many online florist deliver fruit and gourmet baskets as well. Custom baskets are a very thoughtful gift, perhaps you have a grandfather, uncle, boyfriend, brother, or father who is really into golf. You could make up a custom Golf Gift Basket - pick up a couple of golfing magazines, some golf socks, some golf Tee's , a few golf balls, maybe a golfing book, along with a water bottle and some additional snacks or other goodies and you have a golfers dream basket. Custom gift baskets such as this run from about $50- $200 dollars depending on the size and quanitity. Fruit baskets are also a nice alternative to flower deliveries. Most flower shops are able to do a fruit basket for same day delivery .Fruit baskets are a nice treat because they are fresh and tasty and the recipient of the fruit basket has a lovely edible gift that they can enjoy and/or share with friends. Fruit baskets run from about $40 dollars to $200 dollars also depending on the size and quantity. You can never run out of gifts just keep gift baskets in mind when thinking of gift ideas. When in doubt - a flower delivery of fresh cut flowers always brings a smile!

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