Sweetsmith Candy Co. Partner Spotlight

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Here at Bumble Bee Baskets, we’re a sucker for a great story and oh boy, do we have a great story to tell today. It’s about a new partner that has recently come to our doorstep in the form of a name that we have known for a very long time. That name is Sweetsmith Candy Co..   Bumble Bee Baskets has known Sweet Smith Candy Co. for a long time because we have used their amazing sweets and treats in our gift baskets. As far as versatility goes, these sweet treats are the best way to top off any …

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Making Perfect Wedding Gifts With Build-A-Basket

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Spring is wedding season and we are overjoyed by all the happy couples tying the knot, and stepping over the threshold of matrimonial bliss! If you know someone who is getting married soon, gift baskets make a great wedding gift idea. His and Hers gift baskets are a fun option, but wedding gifts should be creative and think outside the basket a bit. Picking the Right Basket There are so many options to choose from. And while a sturdy wicker basket is a traditional option, there are alternative options. A small wooden chest is one good option. Another clever option …

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5 Essential Items Every Easter Basket Needs

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Easter is just around the corner, and it’s never complete without putting together the perfect Easter gift basket. Whether the kid you’re shopping for is 4 or 40, everyone loves a nice gift basket. And what could be a more perfect excuse than Easter? In the spirit of Easter, we’ve assembled this list of great Easter gift ideas to help you put all your eggs in one basket and select the perfect gift items for your special some-bunny.   Something Sweet Every Easter Basket needs some sweets. Fruit flavored and coffee flavored hard candies are an excellent choice. Of course …

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5 Unique Gift Baskets that will Create a Buzz at Your Silent Auction

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Competitive spending is one of the major appeals of auctions after all. People go to auctions, silent or otherwise, to spend money. Just like rolling dice at a casino, some people get a thrill out of competitive betting. Not to imply that you should drive up the starting bid unnecessarily. But needless to say, you want to offer enticing items.   One great idea is unique gift baskets for silent auctions. Here are a few unique gift baskets that you can put on the auction block to raise money for your organization at your next silent auction. 1. Be Crateful – …

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3 Ways to Celebrate International Women’s Day 2019

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International Women’s Day (officially March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. International Women’s Day first emerged from the activities of labor movements at the turn of the twentieth century in North America and across Europe. National Women’s Day was first observed on February 28th, 1909. Today, International Women’s Day is celebrated in many countries around the world. It is a day when women are recognized for their achievements without regard to national, ethnic, linguistic, cultural, economic or political divisions. …

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The Origin of Family Day

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Family Day is a public holiday in 5 provinces and territories. It is a day off for the general population, and most businesses & schools are closed. Alberta was the only province to implement Family Day as a statutory holiday in February until Saskatchewan began observing it in 2007. The holiday was later introduced in Saskatchewan in 2007 and in Ontario in 2008. British Columbia observed Family Day as a statutory holiday for the first time in 2013, and New Brunswick in 2018. Family Values Family Day was first held in Alberta in 1990. It was originally proposed by the …

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8 Facts You Didn’t Know About Chinese New Year

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Chinese New Year is one of the most important holidays in China, and for Chinese people living all over the world. In Chinese, the holiday is known as Chūn Jié (春节), or the Spring Festival. Traditionally, it marked the end of the worst days of winter and a marked a time for new growth. Today, people enjoy spending Chinese New Year with family and friends by celebrating, eating, drinking, giving Chinese New Year gifts and enjoying time with the people they care about. 1. There is no set date for Chinese New Year In 2019, the Chinese New Year occurs …

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Finding the Ultimate Food Gift Baskets for Your Foodie

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Most of us have at least one friend who seems to be an adventurous eater. The one who is always eagerly trying out new recipes, visiting new restaurants, and even traveling to different cities or regions just to try out some fun and exciting fare that they read about on the internet. If you’re looking to surprise them with a fantastic gift for the new year, or any occasion, here are some of our top picks for the foodie in your life. Food gift baskets also make a great impression on potential clientele and colleagues. Box Of Delicious Perfect for snackers. …

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The Best Baby Gift Baskets to Ring in The New Years Baby

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The new year is an exciting time for expecting parents. It’s also an exciting time for their friends and families! The prospect of adding a new member to the clan is something to celebrate. And every baby deserves a beautiful gift basket. To help you get ready for the stork’s delivery, ring in the new year and the new year’s baby with these great baskets for baby. Welcome Baby Gift Basket Welcome the new bundle of joy into the world with this cute gift. The basket includes a bottle brush, wipes, washcloths, a bib, and a baby onesie. This basket …

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New Year’s Resolutions: Build the Ultimate Basket

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With the new year on the horizon, everyone is getting ready to make their new year’s resolutions known to all. Here at Bumble Bee Baskets, we are in the same boat. For 2019, Bumble Bee Baskets is looking to make a few major changes to make your experience better. We want to arm you, the customer, with the ability to make the ultimate baskets with ease. As is sits now, you can call us and put anything you want in your custom basket. To make this easier, we introduced the Build-a-Basket function directly on the sight. Bumble Bee Baskets’ New …

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