21 Jul | Cherylann | No Comments
Largest Internet Gift and Basket Offerings in Canada
It has come to our attention, after many comments by our customers over the years, that we are, indeed, the largest internet gift and basket company in Canada. Not only do we offer fabulous gift baskets,candy bouquets, cookie bouquets, flowers and balloons at our two sites Boodles of Baskets and Gift Baskets Canada , but we also offer cookies, cakes, … Read More
26 Aug | Cherylann | No Comments
Gift Baskets Canada/Boodles of Baskets enters 15th year in business!
Boodles of Baskets, also known as giftbasketscanada.com is proud to announce that we are entering into our 15th year of business. Surprisingly, we have come to discover that 15 years in the gift basket industry is a very impressive number. For reasons unknown, there appears to be a high turnover of businesses in this industry. It … Read More
18 Aug | Cherylann | No Comments
Chocolate Gift Baskets Canada 2009
The summer of 2009 (well at least until the beginning of August), could be nicknamed the summer that never was. There were both positives and negatives in regards to this. We were able to safely continue shipping our delicious chocolate gift baskets without concern that they would melt! We saved on ice packs that we generally … Read More
29 Jun | Cherylann | No Comments
Gift Basket Companies succumbing to the poor economy
It is unfortunate that many gift basket companies are closing or changing hands more and more frequently. Due to economic conditions many companies are being sold or simply closing. Declining or poor sales are difficult enough to deal with, but marry that with years of poor ordering practices (too much inventory/losses due to expired product), unmanageable overhead and poor … Read More
30 Apr | Cherylann | No Comments
What to buy my mom for Mother’s Day?
While everyone else has a little bit of time to think about what to get their mom for Mother’s Day, we at Boodles of Baskets are making our decisions now. Why? Because in another week or so, we will be sooo busy making gift baskets for your mothers that we will have a hard time … Read More
6 Apr | Cherylann | No Comments
New vs. old Gift Basket Designs
There was a time, not too long ago that pretty much the only gift basket you could send contained either fruit (although fruit baskets can be beautiful, they are perishable) or a combination of crackers, cheeses and meats that looked as if they’d been around since God was a boy. A few years back, one … Read More
18 Mar | Cherylann | No Comments
What’s in the Basket?
I have been asked on occasion how we decide what goes with what when we’re designing a gift basket. The answer is… it depends. There are many factors which affect what products go into a basket together. Factors could include, the occasion, the recipient, even the weather. We use our expertise and experience to choose the … Read More
16 Mar | Cherylann | No Comments
Oh Where, Oh Where Does my basket come from?
All baskets ordered through Boodles of Baskets are carefully designed, built and shipped from here. Many people are unaware that some basket companies do not produce their own baskets. That is not the case at Boodles of Baskets. Everything, our fudge, cookies, cakes, popcorn, gift baskets and gifts are prepared by real people, in our workshop. … Read More
15 Mar | Cherylann | No Comments
That’s a Wrap!
There is much more to gift baskets than throwing a bunch of things in a basket and wrapping it up. A proper gift basket will be designed to be pleasurable to the eyes as well as the stomach. One of the things we do at Boodles of Baskets is to use special techniques to ensure … Read More