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Christmas

21/11/2018

Controlling the Christmas Chaos

A 4-week “to-do” diary Presents, Christmas dinner, cards, wrapping, shopping, the work Christmas party… there’s so much to think about during the magical festive season that it becomes pretty hectic. Whilst in the middle of school runs, work deadlines, nativity plays, cooking and cleaning, time spent with family can often be missed and this year, we will not allow that to happen! This 4-week “to do” diary will keep you organised so that you spend less time stressed, more time controlling the chaos AND relaxing. Week 1 (1st December –... Read More

15/11/2018
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WIN! Two fireside log baskets (Worth £165!)

It’s COMPETITION TIME! To help you keep your cosy log fires organised this November, we’re giving away TWO prizes! Our Large Grey & Buff Log Trolley accompanied with it’s companion, our popular Grey & Buff Square Medium Wicker Log Basket – worth £165! To enter, click here.  Competition ends at midnight on 30/11/2018. By entering this competition, you consent to your data being used as a set out in our Privacy Policy. Please note that the prize can only be delivered to a UK address. Thank you! GOOD LUCK! To browse... Read More

29/10/2018
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The Secret Of Hygge

Denmark is typically known as the happiest country in the world and it is said that part of the main reason for that is “hygge” What is Hygge and how do you say it? Hygge [Hoo-guh] is a word that cannot be directly translated however the closest thing to Hygge is “cosy contentment” The secret is, is that we experience moments of “hygge” on a day to day basis but we just don’t realise it because we don’t have a name for it. Still unsure? Dimming the lights and inviting... Read More

01/10/2018
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Hello October

As we get deeper into a chillier season we are getting out our big thick coats for early evening walks, snuggling in front of roaring log fire pits with toasted marshmallows and watching a silhouette of the early evening sun melt behind bare trees. We love getting ready for Halloween and watching the kids get excited about choosing their costumes and thinking about the gluttonous amounts of sweets that they will be bringing home! Our favourite thing about October of course, is having a big sort out! When is there... Read More

13/12/2016
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The Basket Company Christmas Gift Guide

In between gorging on chocolates and mince pies we need to be thinking about putting up the Christmas tree and doing some Christmas shopping! Sometimes it can be so difficult to think of what to get everyone. The usual socks, pants and chocolates can sometimes feel a bit monotonous and boring. What about doing something a bit different this year?  To help give you some inspiration, read The Basket Company’s Christmas Gift Guide and view our wide range of charming and unique gifts. Know someone who loves their wine, champagne... Read More

15/12/2014
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A Personalised Christmas Gift Guide

As we settle into the month of December, it’s full speed ahead from now up until the big day. With the thought of Christmas shopping in the forefront of our minds, we have came up with the perfect personalised Christmas gift guide, to create thoughtful presents for your family and friends. In three simple steps, you will be able to form the perfect gift in no time.      1. What are they interested in? First of all, have a think about what your friends and family are actually interested... Read More

14/11/2014
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Make your own Hamper Kit

With Halloween and Bonfire night out of the way, it’s time to focus on the main event – Christmas! Yes, we said it and we’re not even sorry. With less than 7 weeks until the big day, it’s time to prepare for Christmas and there’s lots of Christmas shopping that needs to be done. So why not grab a mug of hot chocolate, light your favourite Christmas candle and get comfortable whilst we tell you how to make a truly personal present for your loved ones this year. If you’re... Read More