It is difficult for anyone to deal with feelings of grief. During this trying time, let someone know that they are in your thoughts. Warm sentiments help ease the pain of losing someone special. Sympathy gift baskets come in many varieties. Express your condolences with one of these tasteful basket ideas.
In a time of grief, food can be comforting. Food baskets can be created using many different types of foods. Create a basket with teas and coffees. Fruit baskets are also popular choices. For an added touch, include gift cards to restarants that deliver. Fill a basket full of pasta, sauces, and seasonings for an Italian flavor. Breakfast foods are original choices for baskets. Fill a basket with bagels and spreads, jams and jellies. Snack baskets can be shared and enjoyed by the whole family. Include easy-to-snack-on foods such as cookies and crackers, popcorn, and chips. Fill a basket with a variety of cheese and crackers. Include a special spreader in your basket. Gourmet chocolates are classic comfort foods. Truffles, chocolate covered strawberries and caramel filled squares are great basket fillers.
Plant baskets can be treasured long after the grieving period and can be a source of remembrance. Plant arrangements can be repotted for indoor enjoyment or planted outside in a garden with a memorial stone. Peace lilies, ferns, orchids, and other exotic plants are popular choices. Flower baskets are also a source of enjoyment but do not last as long as plants. Add personalized gift items to your baskets. Choose tasteful books that contain words of comfort. Include serenity candles. Burning candles can help relax the body and bring peaceful memories. Framed pictures preserve memories. Plant a tree in someone's memory. Choose framed poetry such as "Footprints in the Sand". Have the poem personalized with name and date. Remembrance cards can be carried in a purse or wallet and cross pins can be worn to keep memories close. Any of these gift choices will add a personal touch to your gift basket.
Let someone know they are fondly remembered by sending a condolence gift basket. Gift baskets are tasteful and elegant ways to express your sympathy. Whichever gift basket you choose to send, it will be greatly appreciated.
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