The Perfect Christmas & Holiday 2014 Gift Basket: Starbucks, Harry and David
A gift basket is a great way to show family and friends that you are thinking of them during the holidays, or a terrific way to make your holiday entertaining easy.
Starbucks Gift Baskets
Send your friends and family an authentic Starbucks coffeehouse experience with a gift basket.
Starbucks and Tazo Eye Opener Gift Basket. This one-of-a-kind bamboo gift basket includes French Roast and House Blend ground coffee nestled alongside Tazo teas including Zen green, organic chai, organic Darjeeling and Awake black tea. Two selections of hot chocolate are included: peppermint and double chocolate. Starbucks Selects white chocolate raspberry cookies and two Starbucks coffee mugs complete the gift set. Find it at Wine County Gift Baskets for $44.95.
30th Anniversary Swarovski Mug and Coffee Gift Set. Although this is not a gift basket, the 30th Anniversary Collection gift set of Christmas Blend coffee and a traveler cup with sparkling Swarovski crystals deserves a place on the list. It is a unique gift direct from Starbucks, and it is on sale for $74.99 (Regular price: $99.95).
Starbucks Coffee, Cocoa and Chocolate. There's something for everyone with three blends of Starbucks coffee: House Blend, Breakfast Blend and French Roast. A box of salted caramel hot chocolate and Via ready-brew caramel flavored coffee is the perfect sweet treat. Two ceramic Starbucks logo mugs, spiced chocolate biscotti and a TCHO organic chocolate bar complete the gift set constructed of a natural kraft box and tied with green ribbon. Get it at FTD on sale for $89.99 (Regular price: $99.99).
GourmetGiftBaskets.com Holiday Baskets
GourmetGiftBaskets.com has been featured on the "Today Show" and many other television programs. The company was founded by the Abood family of New Hampshire who started the business out of their flower shop.
The gift baskets are handmade and high quality. Many of their regular-priced holiday gift baskets come with free shipping.
A Taste of Christmas Gift Basket. Inside this beautiful gift box is handcrafted kettle corn, rich chocolates and buttery shortbread cookies. $29.99 (Regular price: $34.99).
Christmas Gift Basket Deluxe. A wide selection of delectable gourmet snacks, tempting chocolates and sweet treats are tastefully arranged inside this beautiful willow branch basket. Classic pretzel twists, popcorn and chocolate dipped cookies are included as well. $79.99 (Regular price: $99.99).
The Show Stopper Christmas Gift Basket. A gift basket worthy of friend, family or corporate clients, you are sure to impress with this generous arrangement of gourmet snacks and exquisite treats, including decadent chocolate-filled wafers, crisp peanut brittle and popcorn. It is a bounty that offers something for everyone. $114.99 (Regular price: $149.99).
Harry and David Gift Baskets
The company was started in 1910 by Samuel Rosenberg, a successful hotel owner in Seattle, Washington. Rosenberg traded his Hotel Sorrento for 240 acres of pears in Southern Oregon's Rogue River Valley. He renamed the farm Bear Creek Orchards, which were later taken over by his two sons, Harry and David Rosenberg.
In 1934, Harry and David decided to offer their fresh fruit in hand-packed gift baskets filled also with delicious treats.
The gift baskets are on sale at 20 percent off. No minimum purchase, and $19.95 flat-rate shipping.
Snack Box. The mixture of salt in the premium mixed nuts and crunchy and sweet Moose Munch Gourmet Popcorn will satisfy the cravings of everyone. Quality cheese, crackers, flavorful sausage and honey hot mustard are included. $19.95
Signature Tower of Treats Gift. Created in 1945, this gift basket contains the best of signature snacks and food gifts, like handpicked Royal Riviera Pears and gourmet treats created in the Harry and David candy kitchen in Southern Oregon. Candies include: silky chocolate truffles, sweet chocolate cherries and milk chocolate Moose Munch Gourmet Popcorn. $39.95
Deluxe Bakery Sweets. Two bakery boxes filled to the brim with small batches of cinnamon swirl and raspberry galettes, German chocolate and snickerdoodle cookie bars. The baked treats are made with only the freshest and finest ingredients. $69.95