The Beginning of Gift Baskets and its kinds
Since the time man was able to weave grasses, straws, leaves, branches and fibers for clothing and others and to the point creating out a basket. In the past years basket were usually used as a container of dry goods and for transporting other materials such as food and tools. In the bible, people also used basket to transport their goods on water and some occasion even people. This object is quite very useful and sturdy too, a magnificent tool that have serve mankind over ten thousand years.
In history, the settlers in the Mayflower were greeted by the Americans with the first gift basket made in American history. And when the American Indians came, they were also welcome and greeted with baskets containing dried fish, meats, beans, corns and vegetables. In the early 17th and 18th century, this was the time where people started creating gift baskets filled with fruits, foods, and candies to be given to their friends and relatives in every major holiday such as Christmas, Easter and others. Now in the present time, gift baskets are specially made and designed by the giver for a specific person and on a certain occasion or time.
What are the things to consider in buying a gift basket? Below are some aspects and kinds of gift baskets you should consider.
Gift Baskets for Babies
This is quite popular gift baskets to amateur parents, providing them some clothing, towels, blankets and shampoos for their baby. Baby toys, books and alike can be also included anything that the baby can play with.
A very common type of gift basket which usually contains apples, pears and some seasonal fruits. A lot of people are pleased when they receive fruit gift basket because this type of gift basket is perfect in every event and occasion. Click here for more tips in combining other fruits in your gift basket.
Gift Baskets in Corporates
This kind of gift basket has become more and more popular each year. Businesses and companies used this kind of gift basket to be given to their employees as a way of saying “Good Job” or “Thank You” signifying a job well done.
Get Well Soon Gift Baskets
Now this kind of gift basket is usually given to people who are confined in a hospital or at home. Some other time balloons and flowers can no longer do the trick. Try sending them some soup meal that they like, a game book for boredom and some snacks may might go well with that.
These are all the types of gift baskets and with their corresponding aspects to guide you in your next gift basket to be given. To read more about gift baskets of other countries click here.