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    33 Gift Basket Ideas So You'll Be Covered For Almost Any (And Every) Occasion

    Whether it's a birthday, anniversary, or even teacher appreciation day, ditch the gift card and show some love with these curated goodies.

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    1. A wine country gift basket newlyweds can devour after a night of celebrating their love with their closest friends and family.

    Comes with wine country-inspired treats including: English tea, pretzel sticks, vanilla sea salt caramels, cranberry and sesame cookies, hot honey crunch mix, Godiva milk chocolate caramels, Hamilton House classic crackers, hummus, caramel sea salt cookies, Mr. Brownie chocolate brownie, olives, cheddar cheese biscuits, Ghirardelli dark and caramel sea salt square, Ghirardelli milk chocolate square, honey mustard dipping sauce, chocolate coconut cashews, Italian milk chocolate bar, and walkers shortbread cookies.

    Promising review: "Sent it to my boyfriend as a surprise gift at his New York office. He loved it and so did his colleagues!! He said the items were of high quality and the variety of contents was very good. I highly recommend this basket :)" —Sayma

    Get it from Amazon for $58.95.

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    2. A homemade hot sauce making kit for the dads or father figures on Father's Day (or any other day) who add spice to your life. Now, they can create spicy sauces of their own whether it's mild, medium, or extra hot.

    Gray counter with two jars of dried peppers, a silver strainer, a silver funnel, two full bottles of hot sauce, two empty bottles, and a box that reads
    Williams Sonoma

    The kit includes: Forager's blend spice mix, Grove blend spice mix, two reusable glass hot sauce bottles, a fine mesh strainer, and a stainless-steel funnel. Prepping the ingredients takes up to 10 minutes, then just let the sauce sit for at least three days.

    Promising review: "This was a great, fun gift. The recipient is very eager to try it as there is an assortment of flavors that it makes." —lynz314

    Get it from Williams Sonoma for $49.95.

    3. A personalized charcuterie gift basket you can have engraved for your clients, friends, or family members who just closed on their new home.

    Black basket with engraved wine glasses, engraved cork coasters, and an engraved charcuterie board on top of a white table with twinkle lights
    Zehr Custom Engraving/Etsy

    Zehr Custom Engraving is a small shop on Etsy that creates custom-engraved gifts for the home. Make sure to put the name and year you want engraved before adding it to your cart.

    Promising review: "This looked like the perfect gift, and it turns out, I was right. My friend and her husband love it! Thank you so much for putting together quality, thoughtful gifts." —Prins Cowin

    Get it from Zehr Custom Engraving on Etsy for $60+ (available in three sizes with engraving).

    4. A stationery surprise gift box filled with journals, nice writing utensils, and other themed items to congratulate someone on that new job or promotion they've been working towards! 

    Black box open with teal tissue paper on a light blue background
    Box with two leather journals, a book, and pens

    Soothi is a small shop that creates customizable stationary accessories to personalize your desk space with and monthly subscription boxes filled with office/desk-related items that change every month.

    Promising review: "The mystery box was amazing! It is so hard to pick from all the beautiful options sometimes. It was great that the Soothi team could pick out some great things for me!" —Emily

    Get it from Soothi for $150 (available as individual box or a quarterly subscription).

    5. A snack gift box because nothing says "Welcome to the neighborhood" better than a mix of treats for your new friends to snack on. The treats are also Kosher friendly making them a ~sweet~ present for Hanukkah. 

    Reviewer image of a blue and gold box with circular matching tin inside on a white counter
    Reviewer image of interior of product with blue and white jelly beans, marshmallows, pretzels, blue taffy, caramel

    Bonnie and Pop is a small family-owned shop on Amazon that create fine crafted gift baskets to send for the holidays or just because. Includes:  sea salt caramels, champagne bubble gummies, blueberry blast jelly beans, cotton candy salt water taffy, coconut glazed cashews, ice cream sundae almonds, and sweet and savory snack mix. A personalized message can be written at checkout.

    Promising review: "I ordered the snack tray with high expectations and it exceeded all of them. If you're a big fan of cotton candy you'll love this box, but there are also salty flavors for fans of those as well. Don't sleep on these snacks!" —Grant

    Get it from Bonnie and Pop on Amazon for $29.99.

    6. A build your own basket you can personalize for practically any occasion OR even as you prepare to ask your bestie the big question: "Will you be my bridesmaid?" 

    White box with white silk sleep mask, crystal bath salts, and a soy candle inside on a white background
    Product box with blue and gold mug and gold tea strainer inside with a matching blue card next to it

    Bifties is a Black-owned small shop that curates products from black-owned businesses into gift boxes you can pick pre-made or customize yourself. Start out by choosing from a variety of items (up to five) from candles, stickers, pins, incense, jewelry, home decor, and more. Then, pick from a selection of cards that you can type in your own message.

    Get it from Bifties for $9.95+.

    7. A custom baby gift basket to ~shower~ the new parents in your life with a mix of toys and essentials while when their bundle of joy arrives.

    Brown box filled with plush giraffe toy, white rolled up blanket, and yellow, brown, and white rolled baby clothes and bibs

    Qute is a woman-owned small shop on Etsy that creates custom baby gift boxes for expecting parents. Add if you want it gendered or gender neutral, the baby's name, and a custom message for the card in the personalization box under the dropdown menu before adding it to your cart.

    Promising review: "Got this for my brother-in-law and their baby — they love it!! Didn’t realize the onesies are in the shape of a cupcake in a little cupcake holder, love it!! Perfect gift with a little bit of everything, excellent customer service, and fast shipping!" —Tori Benton

    Get it from Qute on Etsy for $47.50+ (available in 23 toy options and four boxes).

    Psst — we have more baby shower gifts to spoil the newborn with.

    8. A plant gift box containing a house plant, candle, and special crystal to represent the continuous ~growth~ and new chapter the recent graduate in your life is about to begin.

    Box with white box that says
    Planting With P

    Planting With P is a woman- and Black-owned small shop that specializes in curating plant subscription and gift boxes. You can also include an additional succulent, soy candle, and sage.

    Get it from Planting With P for $50.

    9. A meat sampling gift basket that'll make you the hit at the next Independence Day family BBQ because there's no better way to reach people's hearts than through their stomach.

    Plates and serving platters across a gray table with ribs, grilled vegetables, bacon, and sausage
    Pig of the Month

    Pig of the Month is a woman-owned small shop that specializes in shipping tasty BBQ meats for all your cooking needs. Pick from a variety of rib, bacon, and sausages that are delivered marinated and ready to grill.

    Promising review: "I sent boxes to the parents and inlaws for Christmas and have received regular reminders of how delicious the meats were. I finally ordered boxes again for Father's Day, and once again, it was a win. I love that I can customize the boxes and my special requests were fulfilled. I will continue to order Pig Of the Month boxes anytime I need a unique, satisfying gift that keeps on giving!" —Katherine Edmondson 

    Get it from Pig of the Month for $69 (available in four rib flavors, five bacon flavors, and four sausage flavors).

    10. Haunting of Hill House gift basket so you can skip the apple and gift your favorite teacher a ~hauntingly~ good classic they can enjoy with the included tea and starry cup.

    Wooden table with wooden shelf and book of
    Imaginary Bookshop

    Imaginary Bookshop is a woman-owned small shop with a love for books that creates literary-themed gift sets. Each comes with vanilla cream black tea with deep, wintry elderberries, a book, and blue handcrafted cup with yellow painted stars. This could also work as a ~spooky~ Halloween gift basket.

    Get it from Imaginary Bookshop for $39 (available with or without a book).

    11. A care package basket college students will appreciate when they're far from home and could use a ~tasty~ pick me up and some extra school supplies.

    Cardboard box filled chips, popcorn, crackers, cereal bars, post it notes, pencils, pens, highlighters, and vitamin C on top of a wooden table
    Olive Grove Boutique/Etsy

    Olive Grove Boutique is a small shop on Etsy that specializes in sewn items and care packages. Contains 10 individually wrapped snacks, pens, highlighters, pencils, Post-It notes, drink mix packets, Emergen-C supplements, and Starbucks coffee. You can also message the shop owners for custom boxes.

    Promising review: "I really liked the added office supplies in this care package, and so did my daughter! Thanks for the unique options. Shipping was fast and she's already enjoying her treats!" —parkfive

    Get it from Olive Grove Boutique on Etsy for $36.

    12. A Chelsea Market sampler gift basket if you'd like to show your appreciation on Grandparent's Day with a mix of goodies specially imported snacks from Europe to show them your ~worldly~ taste.

    Beige wicker basket with green ribbon and fake fruit tied with a bow on top, product open with bags of chips, fruit snacks, crackers, shortbread, and jam
    Chelsea Market Basket

    Chelsea Market Basket is a small shop that hunts for specialty foods and gifts to create thoughtful surprises for your loved ones. These UK snacks include: a pack of shortbread fingers from the Shortbread House of Edinburgh, a box of puff pastry biscuits with cheese from Van Strien, house brand jam, Mr. Filbert's Nut Mix, Pipers Crisps crunchy potato chips, and Jealous Sweets gummy candies.

    Promising review: "Great options for gift baskets. Well put together and memorable. I've used CMB several times, and each time I send one I get compliments from the recipients. The basket is a gift in itself!" —April Wennerstrom

    Get it from Chelsea Market Basket for $59.

    13. A Burt's Bees gift basket using all natural ingredients to soothe and moisturize dry skin, cracked feet, and chapped lips. Co-workers will be ~buzzing~ with joy when you surprise them with this to celebrate their acheivements.

    Comes with four lip balms, a hand cream, and foot cream.

    Promising review: "I gave my wife the Bert Bee's Gift Set as a birthday present this year and she loved it! The products are some of the best on the market and the set makes a fabulous gift for any family member, friend, or spouse." —J. Long

    Get it from Amazon for $25.

    14. A shea butter DIY lip kit mom's or mother figures can appreciate on Mother's Day as it gives them and their kiddos a fun little activity they can do together, while ensuring their lips remained moisturized and ~flake free~.

    Urban Kangaroo is a woman-owned small shop on Amazon that creates crafty kits to unleash your creative side with.

    Promising review: "We bought as a craft and it had very straight forward directions! They give you plenty of product to make multiple chapsticks and balms. The stickers are very cute to decorate and make your own! We gave out as birthday gifts and our friends and family loved the idea. They said it had simple, natural ingredients, and that the balm was very moisturizing! I love the balm myself, it keeps my lips from being dry and chapped! I would highly recommend this as a gift or simple fun craft at home with the kids! I would suggest after heating up melted beeswax to use it fast because if it sets in the tube it will harden and make it hard to use and get out, so just make sure everything is set out and ready to go, so it's all very easy! Could require one adult for smaller children :) I would buy again!" —Katelyn c.

    Get it from Urban Kangaroo on Amazon for $29.95.

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    15. An engraved kitchen-themed gift basket you can customize with their initials, name, and/or date to ensure you get invited to ALL the dinner parties your foodie friends host.

    Gray basket filled with engraved wooden coaster, wooden cooking utensils, a wooden engraved cutting board, a lemon lavender candle, a succulent, and a white and gray dishcloth
    Alovecrafts Creations/Etsy

    Alovecrafts Creations is a small shop on Etsy that specializes in custom wood crafted items and tumblers. Use the provided box on the product page to put what you'd like engraved on the items. Each basket comes with your choice of a personalized round or rectangle Acacia wood cutting board, two Acacia serving utensils, four Acacia coasters, a dishtowel, a candle, and a faux plant.

    Promising review: "Absolutely stunning gift basket and excellent quality! My client started crying when she saw it. What a beautiful way to show your appreciation! Aisha was incredibly responsive and helpful! Will be a returning customer at the next close." —Abbie

    Get it from Alovecrafts Creations on Etsy for $170 (available in 20 designs and two styles).

    16. A three-piece candle gift set whose warm scents will tell your friends "Hey, I'm thinking of you," or "I miss you" if your special someone has moved away.

    Three silver tins of candles with florals and an orange inside on top of a burlap sack with a card on top of a white table
    Yui Brooklyn

    Yui Brooklyn is an Asian- and woman-owned small shop that creates handcrafted unique candles for your space. This selection come with three of the brand's signature scents packed in a 100% cotton reusable bag, and the option to add a gift tag with a free message before you add it to your cart.

    Get it from Yui Brooklyn for $24.

    17. A movie night gift basket for turning Valentine's Day into a savory night filled with popcorn tastings and a movie lineup you and your partner can ~pop~ on together. 

    Reviewer image of black box with five containers of seasoning on the top and three gold, red, and mixed kernels on the bottom
    Reviewer image of product box open with three bags of kernels behind the orange, yellow, purple, green, and red small seasoning containers

    Flavors provided are: white cheddar, sweet & salty kettlecorn, chili lime, buttery caramel, and sizzling sriracha seasoning. There's also gold kernels, red kernels, and a mix of the two. It's also gluten-free!

    Promising review: "I got this gift for my best friend's anniversary and they loved it!!! Such gooood flavors. Perfect buy for a popcorn-and-movie lover!" —K

    Get it from Amazon for $28.89.

    18. A gourmet soup gift basket if your special someone is feeling under the weather, this savory variety or dried soups and crisps will help nurse them back to health.

    Red box with two bags of cheese crips and four bags of dried soup on a wooden background
    The Gifty Grape/Etsy

    The Gifty Grape is a small shop on Etsy that puts together gourmet gift baskets and soy candles. Comes with a chicken noodle mix with handmade Amish noodles, French onion mix, Tuscan minestrone, stuffed peppers mix, and two cheese whisps. You can also choose to switch the stuffed pepper mix with garden vegetable instead.

    Promising review: "Great presentation with easy to follow instructions for delicious soups!" —fior

    Get it from The Gifty Grape on Etsy for $49.99 (available in two types of soups).

    19. A tween gift basket when you can't figure out what to get the preteen in your life, but want to surprise them with something they'll actually use whether it's their birthday, Bat Mitzvah, or Quinceañera.

    Light blue box with two tumbler cups, two plastic straws, a container of gummies, two tie dye scrunchies, and a smiley face beaded bracelet
    Strong Selfie/Etsy

    Strong Selfie is a woman-owned small shop on Etsy that curates gift baskets for girls that are fun and positive. Includes a charm bracelet, two tumbler cups, two reusable straws, gummy candies, and two tie dye scrunchies. Use the provided box under the drop down menu to put the recipient's name, who it's from, and the gift message.

    Promising review: "Great quality and my daughter loved this for a camp care package. Came fully customized with her name on the box and really cheered her up!" —Masha Leuner

    Get it from Strong Selfie on Etsy for $26+ (available in 11 card options and two gift options).

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    20. A snack packed gift basket to send your little one at sleep away camp, especially if they're a picky eater and are missing their fave munchies.

    White cardboard box  with blue polka dot ribbon with brown notecard attached
    Inside of product with bags of chips, crackers, cookies, and candy with green tissue paper
    Gifts Designed For You/Etsy

    Gifts Designed For You is a small shop on Etsy with a goal of making curated gift basics for practically every occasion. Comes with at least 20 packaged snacks such as: a bag of flavored popcorn, a Rice Krispy treat, a bag of Chex Mix, Pillsbury Cookies, two Twizzlers, two Starburst, a bag of Chezits, a pack of Pringles, some Skittles, and a microwave bag of popcorn.

    Promising review: "My son was quite pleased with his Easter care package, as he is away at college. His roommates were also very happy!" —Lori Huseman

    Get it from Gifts Designed For You on Etsy for $19.95.