With an early Easter this year, now is the time to start planning the presents you’re going to give to loved ones to mark the occasion.
As February is the month of love, with Valentine’s Day falling slap bang in the middle, it’s time to celebrate the special people in your life. Whether you’ve been married for 40 years, or are celebrating your first Valentine’s Day together, giving a gift is a token of affection that shows how much you care and can make the day extra special.
The start of the year often sees many of us coming down with winter bugs and other illnesses, which can make the dark evenings and cold weather feel even worse. Though being ill can be really unpleasant, friends and family shouldn’t let their poorly loved ones feel down in the dumps and instead should try to lift their spirits by putting together a beautiful selection of gifts in a basket.
While it’s always a great idea to fill a gift basket with items that your loved one can use all year, you could also consider giving a basket that is specifically for use on Christmas day. Filling a basket with all the things your family and friends need to make Christmas day magical is a brilliant and thoughtful gift – especially if they’re usually hard to buy for!
It’s difficult to know what to buy a newly-expanded family as a gift when they may already have, or have asked for, everything they need. If you’re in this situation, a basket filled with both treats for all the family and a few more practical items is a lovely gift idea that you can tailor to suit the family.