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How To Buy For Food Sensitivities


Buying for food sensitivities can be a challenge, especially if you don’t know much about the effects of a food sensitivity. Food sensitivities can range from minor upset stomach or aches and pains to full-on anaphylactic shock. Those with lactose sensitivities, gluten sensitivities, and more, have a difficult time finding sensitivity-conscious food while still getting the good taste and quality they’re looking for. Often, sensitivity-focused food is more expensive or difficult to obtain, because it can take special processes to remove things like lactose. Luckily, there are ways to buy more consciously for loved ones. Here’s our guide on how …

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Help Us Decide On Our New Features!


Hey everyone! 2020 is coming to an end, and that means another year of serving you; the customers that make this all possible! At Bumble Bee Baskets, we pride ourselves on listening to your feedback and providing the best possible experience for you. Running a business means growing as your customers’ needs change, and we’re looking for some feedback on what new features you’d like to see on our website and our store. Bulk Orders We’ve had this idea for some time now, and since we’ve reached a particular sales volume, we thought it might be time to begin offering bulk ordering. …

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5 Classic Canadian Holiday Treats (And Their Recipes!)

The holidays are nearly here, and you know what that means! We’re going from spooky treats of Halloween to festive treats for the hustle and bustle of the winter holidays. Whether you’re celebrating Hannukah, Christmas, or The Winter Solstice, these treats are perfect for your holiday gatherings. Each treat includes a tasty recipe, so you can make all of them in the comfort of your home. Here you’ll find delicious butter tarts, succulent shortbread cookies, and much more. But enough blabbering…let’s get to the good stuff! Here are five classic Canadian holiday treats and their recipes. 1. Butter Tarts Canadians love butter …

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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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