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Christmas 2020: New Holiday Gifts In The Shop

The Holidays are fast-approaching, and it’s time to take a look at what’s new to the Holiday Shop at Bumble Bee Baskets! Our baskets are handcrafted with care, and we have options for just about any occasion. We have holiday gifts and gift baskets that you’ll absolutely love this year, so let’s dive in. Holiday Gifts Idea: The Harvest Horn Celebrate the end of Autumn with this beautiful Harvest Horn gift basket. The wicker horn is filled with yummy treats and plenty of Fall vibes to help you greet the gentle embrace of winter’s first touch. With gummies, chocolates, and Tootsie Roll candies, the …

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Let’s Talk Business: Holiday Gift Giving

The holidays are approaching fast, and once again, the masses will be heading to their favorite stores and websites to get that perfect gift for friends and loved ones. But how do you decide how to give gifts to businesses or colleagues and clients? What’s the perfect gift? How do you know when it’s too much or too little? Holiday gift giving is one of our favorite traditions, but it often takes on an overly-complex nature. The truth is, holiday gift giving is easy when you understand who you’re buying for. You wouldn’t buy the same gift for your mother that you …

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5 Ways to Give Back to Calgary this Holiday Season

Looking to give back to Calgary this holiday season? You’ve come to the right place. As a Calgary business, we pride ourselves on giving back to the community through volunteer opportunities and more. You didn’t think we just sold gift baskets, did you? Bumble Bee Baskets is committed to creating a stable, united community that celebrates its diversity and provides resources for those in need. It’s traditional during the holidays to give back, and we’re going to show you how. Of course, there are no hard rules about how you can give back to the community. If you can volunteer even a …

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The History of Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Indigenous Peoples’ Day takes place each year on October the 12th. It’s a holiday that commemorates the many Native peoples of the Americas, and has largely replaced Columbus Day. The holiday is observed in Canada and the US, despite much backlash against removing Columbus Day altogether. Let’s look a little closer at this relatively new holiday. A Dark History The annals of history are filled with amazing feats of science, engineering, and social conquest, but they are also filled with brutality, bloody conquest, and genocide. One such genocide, which is rarely even mentioned, is the genocide of the Native American peoples at the hands of …

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5 Halloween Baskets for Kids of Any Age

Halloween is just a few days away, so it’s time to get those kiddos excited for this spooky holiday! We’ve looked all over for these perfect baskets for kids of any age. Spooky treats, fun games, and more await just below. Keep reading to learn where to find the holiday’s best kid’s baskets. 1. Halloween Basket: Boo Treats (By Us) If you’re looking for spooky treats, you’ve found them! Our Boo Treats basket is the perfect Halloween basket for people of all ages. This Halloween-themed gift basket includes some tasty morsels, such as Sour Pumpkins Candy Corn (a Halloween classic) Harvest Creams …

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5 Ways to Celebrate International Literacy Day

September 8th is International Literacy Day! On this day, we celebrate the wonderful gift of literacy across the globe by reading and appreciating the opportunity to learn to read and write. This is a day to spend tutoring others, supporting your local library, or simply reading a great book. Let’s take a look at some of the ways you can celebrate ILD in your community. Whether you’re a community leader, teacher, or just a community member, these five ways to celebrate are for everyone. 1. Read A Book From Your Local Library One of the best ways to celebrate literacy …

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5 Ways Realtors Can Make a Lasting Impression Through Gift-Giving

Does gift-giving matter in realty? Realtors can do a lot to make a good impression on new clients. Whether you’ve been in the industry for ten years or ten days, making your clients feel special can build bridges that last a lifetime. Gifts don’t have to be expensive. Even something as simple as a card can go a long way in the mind of a new client. Why should you give gifts though? How does that make an impression in the mind of a client? Let’s look closer at five ways you can make a long-lasting impression through gift-giving. 1. …

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Gift Ideas for Teachers (2020 School Year Prep)

With the new school year rapidly approaching, we’re going to see some serious changes in educational procedures. To show your teachers how much you appreciate them, check out our gift ideas for teachers below. These gifts are practical, adorable, and the perfect way to let a teacher know just how valuable they are to you and your family. A Gift Basket Of course, gift baskets are always a great gift for any occasion. At Bumble Bee Baskets, we offer amazing gift baskets of all sizes, with fully customizable options. You can also try out our build your own basket feature if you’re …

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How Much Should You Spend on Client Gifts?

The topic of sending clients gifts is one of heated debate. Some believe you should never send a gift, that doing business is enough, while others believe you should lavish your clients with gifts and thank you’s to show your appreciation. The truth is, the amount of money you spend on a client gift is a matter of personal preference, but there are some rules you might want to follow when gift-giving. Not sure what to give your client or how much to spend? You’re in the right place. Today we’re going to cover how much is too much, when to give a gift, and …

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