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    Foodies Rejoice — Check Out New Hard Seltzer Bucket & Birthday + Grandparents Day Gifts

    As we’re in the middle of a very interesting summer, GourmetGiftBaskets.com has several great items for gift givers now, while they’re gearing up for holidays like Grandparent’s Day (Sunday, Sept. 8).

    Here’s a quick look at a few new and very popular items:


    This fizzy celebration gift bucket loaded with spiked hard seltzer beverages is sure to please the most dedicated health nut. This gift features hip, low-calorie alcoholic seltzer water beverages in six natural fruit flavors. Your gift recipient is sure to be reaching for more of these low-carb and low-cal bubbly beverages without a hint of guilt. True to our name, this health conscious happy hour in a bucket wouldn’t be complete without gourmet nuts and trail mix, cranberry pomegranate clusters and key lime cookies. Don’t waste another moment imagining your recipient chilling down the spiked seltzers, popping them in the ice bucket and inviting their friends over. This party starts as soon as you place your order!

    • Truly Hard Seltzer – (2) 12 oz. – Rose and Blueberry Acai flavored spiked seltzers that smell like fresh fruits. Truly is the most fizzy of all hard seltzer brands, drink ice cold or pair with your favorite tequila or vodka cocktail.
    • White Claw Hard Seltzer – (4) 12 oz. cans – Surf the waves of White Claw with their dry, refreshing and sweeter than expected spiked seltzers in Natural Lime, Raspberry, Ruby Grapefruit and Black Cherry flavors.
    • Galvanized Steel Bucket – Just add ice, this sturdy galvanized steel bucket is the perfect vessel for this healthier spiked beverage selection.
    • Key Lime Cookies by Byrd’s Famous Cookies – 2.25 oz. – Your favorite tart citrus flavor in a bite-sized cookie! Just as crumbly and tasty as those beloved southern lime pies.
    • Chichester Mix by GourmetGiftBaskets.com – 5 oz. – A delectable mixture of premium gourmet nuts, crisp cheddar crackers, and tasty pretzel nuggets.
    • Sugar River Trail Mix by Merrimack Valley Snack Company – 4 oz. – A sweet trail mix of banana chips, honey roasted sesame sticks, and sweetened dried strawberries.
    • Cranberry Pomegranate Clusters by 180 Snacks – 1 oz. – Hearty trail mix clumps with dried cranberries, and the sweet taste of pomegranate seeds.
    • Roasted & Salted Almonds by GourmetGiftBaskets.com – 6 oz. – Slow roasted almonds sprinkled with salt. A heart healthy and high fiber snacking option.

    When you can’t be there to celebrate their birthday in person, they’ll know how much you’re thinking of them when you send this giant 12″ chocolate chip cookie cake! It’s all decked out with hand drawn balloons and a sweet message to help them celebrate their special day. Fresh from the bakery, this cake is as delicious as it is fun!

    You can’t go wrong if there’s a grandparent in your life who deserves some extra love on Grandparents Day. Check out this gorgeous arrangement that’s full of irresistible gourmet foods. Inside a classic picnic basket is an artful arrangement of fresh orchard fruits, classic Vermont cheddar cheese, and artisan crackers, creating a thoughtful gift that’s perfect for showing your grandparents just how much they mean to you!
    • Fresh Orchard Fruits
    • Pretzel Twists by Auntie Trudie’s – 3 oz.
    • Raspberry Honey Mustard Pretzel Dip by Robert Rothschild Farms – 7.8 oz.
    • Sea Salt & Cracked Peppercorn Water Crackers by Eleanor & Flynn – 4 oz.
    • Garlic Sausage by Hanover Smokehouse – 5 oz.
    • Classic Vermont Sharp Cheddar Cheese by Cabot – 8 oz.
    • (3) Assorted Citrus Slices by Hillside Candy

    Selecting gift baskets for delivery to your family, friends and corporate recipients can be difficult.  There are a couple of key factors to determine when deciding what gift basket to send, including what foods they enjoy and for what occasion the gift is being sent. No matter who the recipient and what the occasion you can rest easy knowing the collection of Gourmet Gift Baskets is sure to impress. Send them a gourmet gift basket today and allow GourmetGiftBaskets family of gift experts to WOW your recipients!

    About GourmetGiftBaskets.com:

    GourmetGiftBaskets.com was founded in 2002 with family values and the desire to provide exceptional gifts for all of life’s special occasions. Through years of working in his family’s flower shop in New Hampshire, President & CEO Ryan Abood naturally realized an opportunity to provide handmade, high quality gift baskets. What began with two family members in the basement of a flower shop has exploded into a multi-million dollar company recognized multiple times by Inc.500, Internet Retailer, Enterprise Bank, and more, while still remaining true to its core values of exceptional gourmet ingredients handcrafted with care. As this entrepreneurial family spirit continues in the next generation with the birth of the youngest Abood last spring, this proud family business will continue to exceed gourmet gifting expectations.


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    Fully Dressed and Lit Tiny Christmas Trees Beam From Inside Upcycled Wine Magnums

    Cheerful Spirit Creations released its new line of holiday home decor centerpieces in New York City on May 16th during the Consumer Product Events Holiday Gift Guide media salon at the Millennium Broadway Hotel.

    In the spirit of all things sustainable, New York-based Cheerful Spirit Creations has created a line of “ship in a bottle-inspired” holiday centerpieces that glitter and glow from within upcycled clear glass wine magnums and are topped in elegant custom-colored foils. The bottle-brush trees are fully dressed in colorful ornaments and LED-lit holiday lights can be switched off from underneath the bottle. Each of the decor pieces retail between $42.00 and $50.00 and can be found at CheerfulSpirit.com. Proceeds of each piece sold benefits the “Grow New York City” park and planting programs.

    The design of the holiday trees range from flocked on evergreen to white and glittery, punky pink, burgundy and gold and all feature tiny LED-lights. Trees can be customized for special events or as themed centerpiece favors that range from pet lovers to flower power, plaid to plain. Cheerful Spirit Creations has been commissioned to design trees from hair salon industry organizations featuring tiny scissors and hair dryer ornaments to charity organizations to match a theme or branding.

    “We’ve captured the spirit of the holidays in a bottle, but on a tiny scale,” said Jennifer Vodrazka, CEO of Cheerful Spirit Creations. “I am a lover of all things holiday and wine, which served as the inspiration for this line of home decor.”

    About: Cheerful Spirit Creations is a holiday decor design atelier based in Scarsdale, New York. The brainchild of a holiday-phile, the line of miniature holiday trees, fully decked in lights and ornaments in various styles and color palates are housed inside locally sourced upcycled clear glass magnum wine bottles. The process of nestling the trees inside the bottles is a patented process. The LED-lit centerpieces feature switches on the bottom and can be customized to match corporate branding, design tastes, and even for different holidays such as Valentines or another special occasion.

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    Your New Year’s Resolutions & Products To Help You Keep Them!!

    1. Read a Book A Month:  Commit to reading just one book a month this year and with a subscription from Once Upon A Book Club.This will be one New Year’s Resolution that you will be happy to keep! Once Upon A Book Club has the PERFECT motivation by including little gifts not meant to be opened until certain pages.  Take some time away for yourself and enter the magical world of reading that Once Upon a Book Club has created. 
    2. Eliminate Chemicals in your everyday products:  Come on, it is 2018 and finally there is an all natural deodorant that actually works, smells good, and doesn’t feel clumpy or greasy.  Check out Sway All-Natural Deodorant and give up chemicals, stink AND Streaks!!
    3. Travel More:  We can’t help you with the finances of that, but Seat Sitters can make sure you arrive healthy to your destination.  It takes less than 30 seconds to envelop your airplane space in sanitized delight! Open the compact package, unfold the seat cover and stretch it over the top of the seat, sit down and relax.  Unwrap the included wipes and sanitize the arm rests and tray table.  Easy as that you have taken necessary steps to keep yourself healthy and protected from MRSA, eColi and other pesky germs you could encounter on your flight.
    4. Shop From Socially Responsible Companies!  We need to support companies who are making a difference in the world and contributing to the better good.  When it comes to buying for your baby, Pink Elephant Organics understands the importance of high fashion and responsibility to our farmers, consumers and eco systems.  Cotton farming uses the most chemicals in all human grown plants and less than 1% of the world’s cotton farming is organic.  They also give a percentage of their profits to numerous organizations.  My other favorite kiddo product that is doing good, is Adora Play.  They are award winning dolls that are BPA Free, Non-Toxic and Hypo Allergenic.  Adora regularly visits Children’s Hospitals, Fire Station Drop Offs, Military Bases, Remote Villages and Local families in need believing it is their responsibility to help create a healthy and nurturing future for all.
    5. It wouldn’t be a New Year’s Resolution list without Exercise:  Exercise can be boring and it is so hard to motivate. Not with these rockstar workout clothes from Evicii, and these Dope Yoga mats from Dat Mat!!  You will be running to the gym & yoga studio with these gems!
    6. Eat Healthy!  Blah, Blah, Blah.  Take out the blah, with PBfit.  This healthy peanut butter hack has 90% less fat and 1/3 the calories of traditional peanut butter. This amazing product will change your life.  Put this miracle powder in smoothies for protein, use it for baking and in all your recipes that call for peanut butter and you will only feel like you are cheating!
    7. Eat at Home and save some dough!  Make eating at home a real party with this brand new, pantented appliance from Nuni.  You will be inviting the whole neighborhood over for Taco Tuesday.  You can heat six tortillas at a time.  No more standing over the
      stove heating one by one. You will want tacos every day!
    8. Protect yourself from the Sun:  Yes the sun’s rays can be harsh, but you will look so cool protecting your head and face with these on trend trucker hats from George Hats.  Babies as small as 1.5 months can rock these fabulous hats and moms, dads and grandparents can twin with their kiddos!  Have fun and stay safe!
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    Make Your Holiday A Real Family Holiday With Love

    All the people will not forget to give their kids the holiday gifts. Kids always love receiving gifts from their parents, grandparents or aunt & uncles. But it seems almost people forget to play with kids, but only give the gifts to them. Sometimes, the more important thing kids want the adults know is they want the gifts which they could play with their family together. An interactive toy is better than the one they could only play by themselves.

    Heydoyou found a perfect gift for your kids for this holiday! They are from Dover Publications , which will make your holiday more joyful with the kids.

    Here they are! Now I would love to introduce some of my favorites.

    My Origami Garden Kit

    This activity-packed set will help plant the seeds of creativity in boys and girls! Inside is a 64-page book that features instructions for folding 12 different models, from butterflies to flowers. Plus, 90 high-quality stickers make it easy to customize each creation. And that’s not all: 72 pre-printed sheets of origami paper are also included — many are perfect for coloring.

    Price: $16.95
    ISBN:  978-0486820989

    Dogs in Origami

    Origami master John Montroll pays tribute to man’s best friend with this guide to creating origami dogs. Suitable for folders of intermediate to advanced skills, the book presents step-by-step instructions and full-color photographs for each model. More than two dozen breeds range from the familiar Beagle, Chihuahua, Yorkie, Boxer, and Lab to the more exotic Basenji, Akita, Otterhound, and Bernese Mountain Dog.

    Internationally renowned author John Montroll has significantly increased the origami repertoire with his original designs. Best known as the inspiration behind the single-square, no-cuts, no-glue approach, the American origami master offers readers meticulously developed folding sequences that allow them to create better models with fewer steps.

    Price: $18.95
    ISBN: 978-0486817347

    My Origami Ocean Kit

    Kids will love to dive into the craft of paperfolding with this big boxed set of fun-filled projects! A full-color book is loaded with step-by-step instructions for making a turtle, shark, and eight other sea creatures. Plus, there’s a poster of marine scenery to help bring the models to life and 60 sheets of pre-printed origami paper including a variety tailor made for finger puppets.

    Price: $16.95
    ISBN:  978-0486820996


    Alice in Wonderland Origami

    Lewis Carroll’s timeless tale comes to colorful new life in this beautifully illustrated storybook/craft guide combination. A modern retelling of Alice’s adventures is accompanied by easy-to-follow instructions for folding all the major characters: Alice herself, the White Rabbit, the Caterpillar, the Cheshire Cat, the Mad Hatter, The Queen of Hearts, and more. Plus, the book also includes 42 ready-to-fold sheets of origami paper.

    Price: $24.95
    ISBN:  978-0486820965

    How are these recommendations? I believe now you are not annoyed by gifts-chosen problems any more. Having a real family time at this holiday working on these crafts together with the kids, sounds like a wonderful plan!

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    Give The Gift of Better Sleep With Dreampad

    Getting enough sleep and learning to shut off your mind is really tough for millions of Americans.

    We all know that quality sleep = health and Dreampad is making it easier than ever to get quality snooze time. The Dreampad is a revolutionary smart pillow designed specifically to help you shut off your brain and fall asleep quickly. Available in Memory, Medium, Firm and Slim (Travel) this pillow is a favorite in my house. 

    Check out a video here and see below for more details.

    Help your loved one

    get the rest they deserve with this therapeutic pillow

    Shopping for someone who can’t sleep? You’re not alone. Close to a quarter of American workers experience some form of insomnia, which can increase health proble

    ms such as heart attack, stroke, and obesity. There’s nothing better than waking up well rested. This Holiday season, help your loved one get the sleep they deserve with Dreampad, a clinically proven, technology-based solution for reducing stress and improving sleep.

    More than a pillow, each Dreampad prompts your body to relax, converting specially-treated music into gentle vibrations only you can hear. Everybody needs sleep – and most of us wish we got more of it. So this year, why not give someone that very thing?

     Take a Holiday sneak peek at the functional features of this helpful sleep aid:

    • Eight different soundscape options, or you can program your own music
    • Dreampad FREE music app includes timer, alarm, and range of settings for listening
    • Dreampad’s Intrasound Technology™ helps body and mind relax
    • Supported by peer-reviewed research
    • Safely demonstrated by 4+ years in hundreds of clinics, including pediatric hospitals of Duke, Stanford, and Harvard
    • 30-day risk free trial
    • Prices ranging from $149-$179
    • Available in Bluetooth, iOS/Android, or MP3 Player

    Whether it’s for your Mom, Dad, sister, partner, or even your friend, help them get some much-needed rest and relaxation with Dreampad – a spa for your brain!

    Available in Memory Support, Firm Support, Medium Support, and Slim Support, there is a Dreampad for every sleep style. Travelers love the Slim Support pillow for keeping in their suitcase to stay rested on personal or business trips.

    To learn more about the Dreampad, visit https://dreampadsleep.com.

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    Dress Up Your Space with Prissy Plates Gifts & More!

    Fun, functional & festive tableware and decorative items for any season

    Whether you set the table just for special occasions and holidays or dress it up all the time, give your space the perfect finishing touch with Prissy Plates Gifts & More! Decorate simple and stylish, or a little fun and festive while making a statement and serving whatever your heart desires. Carrying trendy tableware and decorative items, Prissy Plates are woven with coordinating ribbon which can easily be removed for cleaning – and match any season or occasion!

    Created in 2011 by a mother and daughter team, Alexis and Nancy had a desire to share their passion for gifts and home decor. Living in separate states, they found this new business to be a great way to remain connected both personally and professionally. On a mission to help everyone find that unique touch to their table, this dynamic duo provides personalized gifts and customized home accessories to all at affordable prices.

    Not sure where to start? Create a rich, beautiful and personalized tablescape with the different designs from Prissy Plates:

    • Cake Plate: Available in both round and square shape, and in two different sizes, this is no ordinary cake stand. A piece with two functions, the plate is a cake stand on one side, and when flipped over – it’s a chip and dip platter! With a hollow pedestal, it can hold things like a cheese ball, chips and dip, cheese and crackers, the possibilities are endless! A multi-functional design, you can use it for both sweet and savory treats.
    • Plates and Platters: A fun way to coordinate your serving pieces for any special event or holiday! Ribbon can easily be added or removed to match the occasion. With over 100+ ribbon choices including festive options for all of the major holidays, your table will look trendy as ever.

    Find the perfect gift for a child, teacher, wedding, bridesmaid, housewarming, friend or yourself and add a personal touch with Prissy Plates Gifts & More! Designs available online atwww.prissyplates.comand over 500 boutique retailers nationwide. Retail pricing varies by each items ($14.95-$78.95).

    For more information, contact aleah@chicexecs.com.