Gifts

How to Choose Organic Hampers

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How to Choose Organic Hampers

Hampers are a great gift for all of the family. They’re available in a range of sizes, styles and qualities. From meat hampers to fruit hampers, to hampers brimming with sweet treats and organic beauty goods – there is something to suit every persona. With so many of us trying to stay healthy in this day and age, organic produce is high on the agenda. Local and farm produce is a big business and as such, it’s no longer a chore to find moreish (yet healthy) organic hampers. In fact, some even prefer them – especially when the treats are just...

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10 Ingredients for the Perfect Whiskey Hamper

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10 Ingredients for the Perfect Whiskey Hamper

Hampers make an ideal gift anytime of the year – regardless of whether you’re searching for a gift for a family member, a friend, a colleague or a loved one. With so many options to choose from, there is a hamper to suit all! Today, specialised hampers are becoming more and more popular, and in particular, hampers containing fine whiskies. These make the perfect present for the whiskey connoisseur and are sure to tickle the taste buds. Here we’ve listed a few of our favourite whiskey and whiskey accompaniments that you may wish to...

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The Best of Black Friday Deals 2016

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The Best of Black Friday Deals 2016

Black Friday comes around and your inbox starts filling with spectacular deals in just a few minutes. It is a great chance to get your Christmas shopping done with some amazing deals and save money on something you would have to buy eventually. If you’re like most of us, you will still leave most of your Christmas shopping at the very last minute and all the deals won’t wait that long. Here at SerenataFlowers.com, we believe that great prices should last all year long, not just one day in a year. That’s why this year, we are...

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Your Guide to Thank You Gifts for all Occasions

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Your Guide to Thank You Gifts for all Occasions

It’s polite etiquette to buy the host of a party – be it an engagement soiree or a baby shower – a gift post the event. This thank you gift signifies your gratitude and is a welcome present to even the most sophisticated of hosts. Dinner parties From corporate dos to family events and friends’ dinner parties – regardless of whether they’re low key or OTT – all deserve a gift. After all, the host has most likely provided you with welcome drinks, appetizers, canapés and a three-course meal. In fact, they probably spent the...

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Guide to traditional wedding anniversary gifts

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Guide to traditional wedding anniversary gifts

When it comes to a wedding anniversary, every year is important, from the very first to the sixtieth year. There are an abundance of traditional wedding anniversary gifts to choose from, including an array of creative and fresh ideas suited to all budgets. Read on to discover our top picks… Guide to traditional wedding anniversary gifts 1st Wedding Anniversary – Theme: Paper Budget: If you’re looking for thoughtful yet cost-effective traditional wedding anniversary gifts, simply pick up a pen and paper. There are a number of fancy stationary...

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7 impressive champagne gifts for any budget

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7 impressive champagne gifts for any budget

Champagne is a welcome and also an extremely versatile gift. Whether you’re looking for inspiration for a birthday present or wish to buy for friends who have recently announced their engagement, there are a number of impressive champagne gift sets to choose from. And the best part? They’re suited to all budgets! Champagne gifts under £50 Champagne and Belgian Chocolates – £49.99 If you know someone with a sweet tooth, the Champagne, and Belgian Chocolate gift set is an ideal option for those who adore both chocolates and...

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10 Father’s Day Hampers For Any Budget

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10 Father’s Day Hampers For Any Budget

With Father’s Day just around the corner, now is the time to start planning a great gift for one of the main men in your life! Held on the third of June, this date honours both fathers and father figures in the UK. It celebrates a paternal bond, a friendship and the influence of father’s in society. Asides from a date that is celebrated in the UK, Father’s Day is also celebrated widely in other parts of the world and was originally installed in the United States in the early 20th century to complement Mothering Sunday. Hampers are a...

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10 Get Well Soon Gifts for any Budget

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10 Get Well Soon Gifts for any Budget

Whether a family member is tucked up in bed, suffering from a case of the flu, or a friend is in hospital recovering from an accident, they’re bound to be feeling a little down. Sending a gift is a great way to brighten their mood. A colourful card, a hamper overflowing with healthy foods or a bouquet of bright flowers is a guaranteed pick-me-up, and get well soon gifts combined with lots of rest and care are the perfect antidote to any ailment. Etiquette for sending get well soon gifts There are many benefits to get well soon gifts,...

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Mother’s Day Gifts under £25

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Mother’s Day Gifts under £25

Do you want to organise a memorable Mother’s Day for your mum and your budget is in the way? Mother’s Day can be an expensive affair, especially if you leave it until the last minute when the gift prices are most likely to sky-rocket. Luckily, there is plenty to choose from if you’re looking for Mother’s Day Gifts under £25. Take a look at our picks from SerenataFlowers.com and order one of these for your mum for Mothering Sunday, 6 March 2016. 1. Planted Rose This beautiful and lasting gift comes in a stylish pot with...

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7 Mothers Day Gift Sets that wont break the bank

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7 Mothers Day Gift Sets that wont break the bank

Whether it’s your mum, your mother in law or other mother figure you have in your life, they deserve a real treat for Mother’s Day. Surprise them by upgrading your Mother’s Day card to a full gift set including a combinations of some of our bestselling flowers with wine, chocolates or cuddly teddy.  Whether she prefers roses, lilies, carnations or a mixed bouquet, there is something to choose from for any mum. Our Mother’s Day Gift Sets start from only £24.95 and you can get them delivered on Mother’s Day for a...

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Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for tight budget

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Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for tight budget

Did you know that men in the UK spend on average £26 on Valentine’s Day Gifts for their other half? Do you fall in this category or are you trying to stretch your budget even further and get something on a cheaper side? The good news is that there is plenty to choose from even though your budget is pretty limited. Here are few tips to keep in mind before you start shopping: 1. What does she like? Get your priorities right and find out what she likes. Is it chocolates? Flowers? Fancy lingerie? Jewelry? Or a combination of all of these?...

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What gifts you should absolutely avoid on Valentine’s Day

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What gifts you should absolutely avoid on Valentine’s Day

To save yourself a lot of unnecessary grief on Valentine’s Day, we’ve compiled a list of ‘what not to buy your loved one’ this year. Read on to learn more about the gifts that you absolutely, positively, should most definitely avoid… 15 Gifts to Avoid on Valentine’s Day 1.Gym membership – You may think you’ve hit the nail on the head with this gift, especially if the gym you’ve chosen is a state-of-the-art, modern-day workout studio, when in fact your other half will most likely think you’re implying she needs to get in shape! Women...

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10 Most Practical Gifts for a New Mum

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10 Most Practical Gifts for a New Mum

Becoming a parent for the first time is a rewarding, yet daunting experience. Thankfully, there are a number of helpful gifts available on the market today, all of which are guaranteed to help you in motherhood. Here are some of the best gift for a new mum we can find, all of which can be put to instant use! 10 Practical Gifts for a New Mum 1.Teething toys New mums will do anything they can to make their baby’s teething pain go away. There are a number of teethers available today, including some extremely eco-friendly versions. Such...

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Xmas Hamper Ideas for Friends

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Xmas Hamper Ideas for Friends

Buying gifts for friends is not easy. You want to get them something thoughtful while not blowing your budget. You know they have everything they need, and lets be honest a GPD navigation is hardly a thoughtful gift, no matter how practical it may be! Don’t get them something that will be just collecting dust on the shelves either! The statute that you loved that much in the shop looks amazing right there, but your friend might not be equally impressed if it has to find a place on his or her shelves. Getting clothes is tricky because...

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How to Save Time on Christmas Gift Shopping

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How to Save Time on Christmas Gift Shopping

Christmas time is one of the most exciting, yet also, one of the busiest periods of the year. From last minute deadlines to a calendar bursting at the seams with social events, finding the time to buy your loved one’s Christmas gifts can be somewhat of a chore! Thankfully there are a number of top tips available when it comes to saving time on Christmas gift shopping. 1.Be a savvy shopper Instead of leaving the Christmas shop until the very last minute – and by that we mean Christmas Eve – be a savvy shopper and buy your gifts in advance....

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Xmas Gift Ideas for Her

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Xmas Gift Ideas for Her

Are you looking for a Christmas gift for your lady? Something that will make her feel loved and appreciated? You can never go wrong with Flowers or Chocolates. All women love them and it will be a refreshing change from the usual perfume or shopping voucher! We picked some of our favourite flowers, plants, chocolates and hamper that are guaranteed to be enjoyed by her! Xmas Gift Ideas for Her – Flowers Opt for red and green hues for the traditional Christmas feel, or choose modern pink and silver sparkling hues that will appeal modern...

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15 most expensive gifts in the history

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15 most expensive gifts in the history

As December approaches, the high streets will be brimming with the latest decorations and thousands of shoppers, all on the lookout for the best, most thoughtful gift to get their loved ones for Christmas. However, for the rich and famous, things are a little different over the festive period, with them spending millions and in some cases billions on the latest building or piece of jewellery for their other half. Here, we take a look at 15 of the most expensive gifts throughout history…prepared to be shocked! 1.The Bronze Sculpture of Roman...

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11 Most outrageous celebrity gifts

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11 Most outrageous celebrity gifts

To us mere mortals, sticking a £20 gift voucher in a card or purchasing a flash bouquet of flowers is more than enough to give to someone we love and care about. Yet for these celebrities, the sky really is the limit. Here are some of the most outrageous gifts the rich and famous have bought one another…hold onto your seats… 1. Beckham breaks the bank David Beckham really went crazy back in 2005 after giving his gorgeous wife Victoria a number of gifts for Christmas, including a $100,000 diamond encrusted handbag. This beauty was followed by...

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A Little Indulgence – Luxury Hampers for Men

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A Little Indulgence – Luxury Hampers for Men

Contrary to popular belief many men like a little taste of luxury too, so why not give the man in your life a little indulgence every now and then? Whether it’s your partner, dad or even your brother, here are a number of luxury hampers that just about any man will love. Simply sublime Trust us when we say this hamper will impress any man who loves a little luxury in his life. This luxury hamper is ideal for promoting a little TLC with a beautiful gold mature cheddar, complemented with a cheese board chutney that will make his mouth water. To...

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Plant Gifts for Men – 5 surprising gift option even men enjoy!

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Plant Gifts for Men – 5 surprising gift option even men enjoy!

Times have changed: plants are no longer solely for women, but for men too! However, when it comes to plants, men aren’t exactly well known for their reputation as green thumbs so you should keep this in mind when you’re choosing a plant gift for your male recipient. There’s no doubt about it that plants are fantastic when it comes to boosting home decor and feng shui – not to mention the air quality. And believe it or not, not all plants require copious amounts of TLC, there are in fact a few that can cope with a little unintended neglect...

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Gift giving etiquette around the world

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Gift giving etiquette around the world

Everyone around the world just loves to receive a hamper in the post, whether it’s for birthdays, Christmas or just because. But, in case you didn’t know, there are different gift etiquette rules around the world, so in order for you to ensure your gift is well received, here are the guidelines you should be following: China In China it’s considered proper etiquette for gifts to be exchanged during times of celebration and as a thankyou for help or guidance. However, perhaps unlike Britain it is improper to give gifts without a good reason or...

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7 Delicious Food Hampers under £40

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7 Delicious Food Hampers under £40

We all deserve a little treat once in a while. If it’s a treat for a friend, then you should definitely consider sending a food hamper! Guaranteed to delight all senses, our food hampers are packed with the best ingredients we could source. Who wouldn’t like a surprise box full of goodies arriving at their door? Here is a selection of our wallet friendly gift options, all with free next-day delivery. You can order all of these at SerenataFlowers.com 1.Time for Tea Trug, £29.99, 2. Sweet Treats, £29.99, 3. Sugar Blush, £29.99, 4....

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Best Thank You Gifts for Parents

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Best Thank You Gifts for Parents

In the aftermath of Global Parents Day (1st June) it’s time to get creative and think outside the box. Our parents are our first best friends and the first two people we turn to in times of need. The time following Global Parents Day is therefore the perfect opportunity to express how much we love and appreciate them with sensational thank-you gifts. A bit about Global Parents Day The Global Day of Parents is celebrated on 1st June every year and is one of the only celebrations that is enjoyed in every country around the world on the same...

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5 tips for buying hampers online

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5 tips for buying hampers online

Want to give someone the perfect gift but can’t decide which of their favourite things to get them? Why not go the whole-hog with a hamper? They’re the ultimate way to spoil that someone special and with our five tips to buying them online, you can guarantee big smiles from the recipient. 5 tips for buying hampers online 1. Know your recipient! Everyone likes food and drink but not everyone will like the contents of every hamper. The trick is to know what the recipient really likes and then find a hamper that matches these tastes. If they...

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide for Men

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide for Men

Every man knows how important Mother’s Day is. Forget to celebrate it and you’ll be in as much trouble as if you forgot your wedding anniversary or your girlfriend’s birthday! Your mum wants you to make the most of this day to celebrate her for everything she does for you. After all, mums support us in every aspect of our lives and nurture us into the adults we become – surely they deserve recognition for that at least one day a year. With Mother’s Day just around the corner, it’s time for you to dig deep into your pockets and find that...

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Christmas Gift Guide 2014

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Christmas Gift Guide 2014

Choosing the perfect gift for your family and friends this Christmas doesn’t need to be stressful. Christmas hampers with traditional Christmas treats and flower arrangements are becoming increasingly popular and could provide you with the perfect gift idea for any relative, friend or colleagues you’re buying for. Our Christmas gift guide for 2014 will help you see everything that’s available from Serenata Flowers this winter. Flowers Christmas Flowers from SerenataFlowers.com are an obvious choice of gift. Boxed and vased varieties are both...

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Grandparents Day Gift Ideas

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Grandparents Day Gift Ideas

Grandparents play an important role not only in the lives of their children, but also their grandchildren. So, it’s important to celebrate and thank them. It may not be widely advertised, but each year in the UK, an entire day is dedicated to this special generation. ‘National Grandparents Day’ takes place annually on the first Sunday of October. If you’re struggling for the perfect gift, here are some of the best Grandparents Day ideas to give you a little inspiration: Personalised gifts Personalised gifts can be treasured forever and it...

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International Holidays – Gifts Around the World

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International Holidays – Gifts Around the World

You already know about the major holidays we celebrate here in The United States, like Halloween, Christmas and Thanksgiving. But did you know there are literally dozens of other major holidays that are celebrated in different countries all over the world? Just like in America, some are national and some are religious. Some gives thanks to special people, and some are a day for remembering a certain event in history. Some are even celebrated by everyone all over the world! Keep reading to find out more about these special holidays and...

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Can I Take a Gift Back? Law Guide for Kids

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Can I Take a Gift Back? Law Guide for Kids

It is fun to give gifts to friends and family members; especially on birthdays and holidays. When someone gives a gift, that person is showing love, appreciation, or affection for the recipient. Unfortunately, gift giving can put you in an awkward situation if the friendship does not last. When this happens, some friends might want to take back the gifts that have been given. But legally, the law states that this is not allowed, except in special circumstances. Understanding and following this law is very important for all citizens, including...

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