24/05/2016

4 Father’s Day gift ideas for Dad

With Father’s Day just around the corner we thought we’d help you out with a few gift ideas that are sure to put a smile on Dad’s face. Dad’s can be so difficult to buy for. So many of us just resort to the usual socks, pants or bars of chocolate as an easy option but how about trying something different this year? Think about Dad’s hobbies, interests, favourite nibbles and tipples. Dad’s always seem to have a healthy appetite so what about doing some home baking and whipping up some tasty... Read More

15/05/2015

Picnic Essentials for your Free From Feast

In our last blog we introduced the fantastic Free From Feast, an event organised by Allergy UK to raise awareness for those suffering from allergies and food intolerance.  We hope you have all had a look to see how you can get involved on 12th June, if you haven’t already picked out your essentials, we are here to give you a helping hand to find the perfect picnic accompaniments. Whether you are hosting a picnic, heading to a BBQ or having a bake sale – we’ve picked out our favourite... Read More

29/04/2015

Are you ready for your ‘Free From Feast’?

Join us as we support Allergy UK’s ‘Free From Feast’   With Britain finally seeing some sunshine, it’s officially picnic season – and here at The Basket Company we have joined forces with a fantastic charity to help raise awareness of those suffering from allergies and intolerance. Allergy UK is a national charity that offers support and advice to the one in three people that are affected by allergies and intolerance. The helpline, website and online forum are all fantastic resources for those that face what is often a daily struggle.... Read More

01/04/2015

Spring Fever at The Basket Company

Spring has officially sprung and with Easter just around the corner, what better time to give your home a fresh feel? The Easter bank holiday is the perfect opportunity to transform your home, and with a few sweet treats as an added incentive – it’s easy to get the family involved to! For Spring it’s all about feeling clean, fresh and spacious and our fantastic storage boxes are the ideal choice for organising your home in style. Easy Living What better way to organise your home than with the Water... Read More

02/03/2015

3 Lovely Gifts To Give This Mother’s Day

When it comes to the most important people in the world, Mums have to be up there! They are the person who is always there for you, has brought you up and cared for you and Mother’s Day is the perfect day to nudge us as all for a little reminder at just how brilliant they are, and we should let them know with an amazing gift! It can be tricky to buy that something special without just going for the obvious. To give you a little helping hand we... Read More

30/01/2015
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Thoughtful, DIY Gifts for your Valentine

Looking to steal your Valentine’s heart this February? If you don’t think chocolates, flowers and a teddy are going to win them over, then read on to see how you can win them over for the long haul. Here at The Basket Company we know that handmade, personalised gifts are the way to any guy or girl’s heart so to give all of our readers a helping hand, we have put together some of our favourite gifts which we would love to receive ourselves from our significant other. Make a... 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

18/07/2014
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6 ways to a Cheap and Cheerful Picnic

Now that summer is finally upon us and the kids are breaking up from school, organising a picnic with your friends and loved ones is the perfect way to enjoy the lovely British weather. The summer season can be expensive, especially with holidays abroad, organised children’s activities and babysitters to consider! At The Basket Company we have put together 6 ways you can enjoy a cheap and cheerful picnic that won’t break the bank. To make sure you have a great summer without spending a small fortune, you can find... Read More