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Congratulations Valentine’s Day Sweepstakes Winners

February 11, 2017

It was a battle among a trio of treats for Valentine’s Day —  Conversation Heart Dipped Oreo® Cookies,  Chocolate Covered Strawberries in Velvet Heart Box 9 Count and Junior’s® Heart-Shaped Cheesecake. Here is what some of you said — “Love Junior’s Heart-Shaped Cheesecake! Makes My Heart Skip A Beat”, “The Strawberries Are The Real Deal”, “That Cheesecake Though…” and “Love Candy Hearts”. In the end it was the Junior’s® Heart-Shaped Cheesecake that melted most hearts!

Win the luscious heart shaped cheesecake for Valentine's Day in the 1800Baskets.com Valentines Sweepstakes.

Junior’s® Heart-Shaped Cheesecake

Thank you, fans for participating in Which Treat Makes Your Heart Skip a Beat. We hope you had as much fun naming your favorite treat as we did reading about them.  Here are the Valentine’s Sweepstakes Winners:  S.B. winner of the Conversation Heart Dipped Oreo® Cookies. D.L. winner of the Chocolate Covered Strawberries in Velvet Heart Box 9 Count. S. K. winner of the Junior’s® Heart-Shaped Cheesecake. Congrats to our Valentine’s Day Sweepstakes Winners!

Check our Design Room blog this spring. We’ll be seeing green with fun give-aways and chances to win prizes on social media. Happy Valentine’s Day from all of us at 1800Baskets.com!

Shop here for decadent treats and adorable baskets

Send your valentine a sweet treat or beautiful basket from the 1800Baskets.com Valentine’s Collection. Our baskets are brimming with the finest gourmet delicacies, creamy chocolates, heart shaped cookies and more! Love and care. We put them in each delightful basket.
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Gift Baskets

Sweet Treats For Your Beary Dear Valentine

January 31, 2017

Send your valentine a sweet treat or beautiful basket from the 1800Baskets.com Valentine’s Collection. Our baskets are brimming with the finest gourmet delicacies, creamy chocolates, heart shaped cookies and more! Love and care. We put them in each delightful basket.
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Featured in Sweet Treats For your Beary Dear Valentine: True Love Valentine Gift Basket, Chocolate & Fruit Fondue Basket, Juniors® Heart Shaped Cheesecake, Dana’s Bakery Valentine Conversation Macarons, My Valentine Bear & Sweets Basket, Follow Your Heart Mug & Bear, Little Whisk Mini Cupcakes and Conversation® Heart Oreo Cookies With Cupid Bear. From gourmet chocolates and scrumptious cookies to cute Valentine theme gifts you’re sure to find the perfect gift.

Sweet treats for Valentine's Day our Conversation Heart Cookies

Conversation Heart Oreo Cookies

 

Entertaining, Gift Baskets, Valentine's Day

Cupid’s Super Cute Gifts, DIY Hearts

January 30, 2017

Countdown to Valentine’s Day! Send your sweetheart a romantic basket brimming with treats or super cute gifts from 1800Baskets.com. Your valentine will swoon over heavenly chocolates, plump fruit baskets, Valentine theme gifts….and that’s just the beginning.

Whether your sweetheart is a connoisseur of chocolates or crazy for salty snacks you are sure to find the perfect gift basket in our Valentine’s Collection.

 

Valentines gift basket brimming with chocolates and super cute gifts

True Love Valentine Gift Basket

 

Don’t forget to order some chocolate treats to have on hand for Valentine’s Day guests. Have you tried Cupid’s Choice Chocolate Dipped Strawberries? Our strawberries are dipped in delicious 100% Real Dark Chocolate then drizzled or decorated to perfection. Real Love Deserves Real Chocolate™!

 

chocolate dipped strawberries make a super cute gift.

Cupid’s Choice Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

Love to decorate with hearts for Valentine’s Day? Create a sweet country heart shaped wreath to dress up your front door for the holiday. Here are the easy directions: create a burlap heart wreath with bow. You may even have time to transform your dining table with these cute mini heart topiaries from our friends at Celebrations.com.  Enjoy all your Valentines Day planning, shopping and decorating. Happy Valentines Day from 1800Baskets.com!

 

How to make a burlap heart wreath

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Sign Up For Our Sweepstakes & You Could Win Valentine’s Treats

January 18, 2017

Don’t miss the 1800Baskets.com Valentine’s Sweepstakes! Which Treat Makes Your Heart Skip A Beat? A sweet battle among a trio of treats! You could win one of three decadent prizes. We’re giving away Conversation Heart Dipped Oreo® Cookies, Chocolate Covered Strawberries in Velvet Heart Box 9 Ct and Junior’s® Heart-Shaped Cheesecake. Sign up here to enter. 

 

Win the Chocolate Strawberries in Velvet Heart Box 9 Ct from in our Valentines Sweepstakes

Chocolate Strawberries in Velvet Heart Box 9 Count

Win the luscious heart shaped cheesecake in the 1800Baskets.com Valentines Sweepstakes.

Junior’s® Heart-Shaped Cheesecake

Win the Conversation Heart Cookies in the Valentines Sweepstakes

Conversation Heart Oreo Cookies

OFFICIAL RULES: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINING. OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES, INCLUDING THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, WHO ARE 21 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AS OF THE DATE OF ENTRY WHO HAVE OR OPEN AN ACCOUNT ON FACEBOOK.COM. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. 1. ENTRY PERIOD: 1-800-BASKETS.COM® 2017 Which Treat Makes Your Heart Skip A Beat? Sweepstakes (hereinaFer the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 12:01 AM EST on 1/13/2017 and ends at 11:59 PM EST on 2/10/2017 (the “Entry Period”). 2. HOW TO ENTER: Visit the 1-800-BASKETS.COM® Facebook page located at https:// www.facebook.com/1800baskets/?fref=ts during the Entry Period and you will be presented with three treat choices (ConversationHeart Dipped Oreo® Cookies, Chocolate Covered Strawberries in Velvet Heart Box 9 Ct and Junior’s® Heart-Shaped Cheesecake). Cast your vote for “which treat makes your heart skip a beat” and completely fill out the entry form. Accounts at Facebook.com are free and can be opened at www.facebook.com. 2.1 ADDITIONAL ENTRY TERMS & CONDITIONS. Limit one Entry per person. Use of computer programs and/or other automated devices to enter the Sweepstakes is prohibited. Normal Internet access and usage charges imposed by your on-line service will apply. By entering, you understand that the Sponsor has the exclusive right to use the Entry and excerpts of the Entry in any advercsing and promoconal materials (visual, sound, print and/or electronic form), including, but not limited to, poscng Entry on its websites, blogs, social media pages and in any form of advercsing. By submikng your Entry you grant any and all necessary rights and licenses provided herein, including without limitacon, all necessary copyright and other related rights to the Entry, free and clear of all claims and encumbrances without violacng the rights of any person or encty, including any right to privacy or publicity, you hereby hold the Sponsor harmless from and against any third party claim arising from use of the Entry and waive any right to inspect or approve uses of the Entry or to be compensated for any such uses. All Entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor, and may not be acknowledged or returned. Proof of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor. 3. SWEEPSTAKES PRIZES AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUES (“ARV”): Three (3) Prizes in total will be awarded. Three (3) Winners will be randomly selected and will receive one (1) of the following prizes: Conversacon Heart Dipped Oreo® Cookies (product code 94551, ARV $ 19.99 USD), Chocolate Strawberries in Velvet Heart Box 9Ct (Product Code 141470, $49.99 USD) or Juniors® Heart-Shaped Cheesecake (product code 93853, ARV $49.99). Total ARV of all prizes of $119.97 USD. 4. WINNER SELECTION: Winners will be selected on or about February 11, 2017 in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received during the Entry Period by a representacve of Sponsor, whose decisions are final on all ma\ers relacng to this Sweepstakes. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received during the Entry Period. Prizes will be awarded and potencal winners will be nocfied by email associated with their Facebook account. Prizes are nontransferable and no cash subsctucon is allowed except by the Sponsor, who reserves the right to award prize of equal or greater value if advercsed prize is unavailable. 5. GENERAL RULES: Taxes, related to the prizes are the winners’ sole responsibility, if applicable. Prize winners may be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release (where legal) within five (5) days of nocficacon a\empt or prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner selected. Return of any prize or prize nocficacon as undeliverable may result in disqualificacon and alternate seleccon. Acceptance of prize consctutes permission to use winner’s name, likeness, image, photo, sobriquet and biographical informacon for promoconal purposes without further compensacon except where prohibited by law. By entering, entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these OFFICIAL RULES and winners release Sponsor, and their subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents and all others associated with the development and execucon of the Sweepstakes from any and all liability for damages, losses or injury resulcng from parccipacon in the Sweepstakes or acceptance or use of prize. Entries will be declared to be made by the authorized account. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to the Facebook account associated with the submi\ed Entry. Entries are subject to verificacon of eligibility and will be declared invalid if they are incomplete, falsified, altered or tampered with in any way. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discreTon to disqualify any individual that tampers or aWempts to tamper with the entry process or the operaTon of the Sweepstakes or website; violates the OFFICIAL RULES; or acts in an unsportsmanlike, obscene or disrupTve manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other Entrant or person. Sponsor and its agencies are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, misdirected or damaged Entries due to internet services providers service, weather, technical, hardware or soFware malfunccons, telephone failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network conneccons, or failed, incorrect, inaccurate, incomplete, garbled or delayed electronic communicacons, whether caused by the sender, by any of the equipment or programming associated with or uclized in this Sweepstakes which may limit the ability to parccipate, or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the Entries in this Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the Sweepstakes if it is not capable of complecon as planned, including for infeccon by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervencon or technical failures or corrupcon of any sort, and award prizes from eligible Entries received prior to cancellacon. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. 6. ELIGIBILITY: This Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States, including the District of Columbia, who are 21 years of age or older as of date of entry who have or open an account on Facebook.com. Accounts at Facebook.com are free and can be opened at www.facebook.com. All federal, state, and local laws and regulacons apply. Employees and families of 800-Flowers, Inc. (“Sponsor”) their subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates and related companies, advercsing and promocon agencies, and their immediate families are ineligible. 7. WINNERS LIST: For the names of the winners, visit h\ps://www.facebook.com/1800baskets/?fref=ts and refer to the “Notes” seccon from approximately 2/20/2017 through 3/20/2017. 8. SPONSOR & ADMINITRATOR: The Sponsor and Administrator of this Sweepstakes is 800-FLOWERS, INC. One Old Country Road, Suite 500, Carle Place, New York 11514 9. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: NEITHER 800-FLOWERS, INC., THEIR AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, OR AFFILIATED COMPANIES, AS WELL AS, THEIR ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION AGENCIES SHALL HAVE ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF OPPORTUNITY OR GOODWILL. IN ALL EVENTS, THE SOLE MAXIMUM LIABILITY OF SPONSOR AND ITS AFFILIATES SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE ARV OF THE PRIZES SET FORTH HEREIN. 10. GOVERNING LAW & VENUE: THE NEW YORK COURTS (STATE & FEDERAL) SHALL HAVE SOLE JURISDICTION OF ANY CONTROVERSIES REGARDING THE SWEEPSTAKES AND THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK SHALL GOVERN THE SAME. EACH ENTRANT WAIVES ANY AND ALL OBJECTIONS TO JURISDICTION AND HEREBY IRREVOCABLY SUBMITS TO THE VENUE OF THOSE COURTS WITHIN THE COUNTIES OF NASSAU AND SUFFOLK COUNTY, NEW YORK. © 2017 800-FLOWERS, INC. This promocon is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. By participating, you hereby release and hold harmless Facebook from any and all liability associated with this promocon

chocolate covered strawberries, Gift Baskets, Valentine's Day

Which Treat Makes Your Heart Skip A Beat? Coming Soon!

January 11, 2017

1800Baskets.com Valentine Sweepstakes Which Treat Makes Your Heart Skip A Beat

Will it be Conversation Heart Dipped Oreos® Cookies, Chocolate Strawberries, or Junior’s® Heart-Shaped Cheesecake? Celebrate Valentines Day with 1800Baskets.com and a Sweet Treat Sweepstakes! We’re gearing up for a face-off competition among our trio of decadent treats.

Join us on February 13 as we kick off our Valentines Sweepstakes, Which Treat Makes Your Heart Skip A Beat? Sign up for the Sweepstakes and you could win one of Cupid’s treats! Three winners will be randomly selected from the pool of sign ups.

Stay posted for the Sweepstakes and sweeten someone’s Valentines Day with our Valentines collection. We have baskets of creamy chocolates, indulgent sweets & savories and fine wine gifts to make them swoon!

Shop Our Valentines Collection Today

Win the luscious heart shaped cheesecake in the 1800Baskets.com Valentines Sweepstakes.

Junior’s® Heart-Shaped Cheesecake

Win the Chocolate Strawberries in Velvet Heart Box 9 Ct from in our Valentines Sweepstakes

Chocolate Strawberries in Velvet Heart Box 9 Count

Win the Conversation Heart Cookies in the Valentines Sweepstakes

Conversation Heart Dipped Oreo® Cookies

Christmas Gift Baskets, Coffee and Tea Gifts, Holidays

The Tale of The Mighty Snowstorm and The Great Gifting Bear

December 21, 2016

Magical Gifts for the holidays from 1800Baskets.com! Watch our hero, Klick the Bear find the perfect gifts for everyone on his list!

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The Great Gifting Bear recommends more cheerful gifts for your Grandma, family and friends.

Holiday Sleigh Sweet Delivery

Godiva Decadence Gift Basket

Wintry Warmer Holiday Gift Basket

and Holiday Treasured Treats Gift Tower

Happy Holidays from the Den of Bears and 1800Baskets.com!

Christmas Gift Baskets, Gift Baskets, Holidays

Candy Pretzel Tuesday Sweepstakes, Fill the Stockings!

December 6, 2016

candy pretzel Tuesday

We’re ringing in the holidays with sweet treats and Candy Pretzel Tuesday! You could win decadent Candy Bar Pretzels! We’re giving away ten crsipy pretzels dipped in caramel and covered in classic candy!

How the Sweepstakes works: 1. Sign up for here: Candy Pretzel Tuesday Sweepstakes  2.We’ll select one random winner on Tuesdays, 12/13/16 , 12/20/16 and 12/27/16.  3. Check back with us on these dates in December to see if your name was chosen in a drawing for these tempting treats!

Sign up today! #Tuesdaymotivation #TreatTuesday #tuesdaycheer #candybarTuesday! These scrumptious candy bar pretzels make great stocking stuffers!

Can we help you complete your holiday shopping? For everyone on your list — family, coworkers and neighbors, find bright and merry surprises in the 1800Baskets.com holiday collection.

Candy Pretzel Tuesday OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES, INCLUDING THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, WHO ARE 18 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AS OF THE DATE OF ENTRY WHO HAVE OR OPEN AN ACCOUNT ON FACEBOOK.COM.  VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

  1. ENTRY PERIOD: 1-800-BASKETS.COM® Sweepstakes (hereinafter the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 10:00 AM EST on Wednesday 12/7/16 and ends at 11:59 PM EST on Tuesday 12/27/16 (the “Entry Period”).

2.1 HOW TO ENTER: Visit the 1-800-BASKETS.COM® Facebook page located at https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=1-800-baskets.com during the Entry Period, fill out the entry form.  LIMIT ONE ENTRY PER PERSON.

2.2. ADDITIONAL ENTRY TERMS & CONDITIONS.  Use of computer programs and/or other automated devices to enter the Sweepstakes are prohibited. Normal Internet access and usage charges imposed by your on-line service will apply.  By entering you understand that a) the Sponsor has the exclusive right to use your Entry and excerpts of your Entry in any advertising and promotional materials (visual, sound, print and/or electronic form), including posting entries or portions thereof on its website, blogs, social media accounts/pages, advertising. etc.; b) you have acquired all permissions necessary and grant any and all necessary rights and licenses to use your Entry as provided herein, including without limitation, all necessary copyright and other related rights to the Entry, free and clear of all claims and encumbrances without violating the rights of any person or entity, including any right to privacy or publicity; and c) you hereby hold the Sponsor harmless from and against any third party claim arising from use of the Entry and waive any right to inspect or approve uses of the Entry or to be compensated for any such uses. All Entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor, and may not be acknowledged or returned. Proof of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor.  Sponsor reserves the right to alter, edit or modify all Entries for editorial, privacy or other purposes.

  1. SWEEPSTAKES PRIZES AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUES (“ARV”): Three (3) Prize winners in total. One (1) winner will be selected each week and will receive the 1-800-BASKETS.COM® Candy Bar Pretzels (10 count, product code 93617).  ARV of each prize is $24.99 USD and the total ARV of all prizes is $74.97 USD.
  2. WINNER SELECTION: A winner will be selected as follows
  3. First winner will be selected on December 14 from among all eligible entries received between 10:00 am EST on 12/7/16 through 11:59 pm EST on 12/13/16
  4. Second winner will be selected on December 21 from among all eligible entries received between 10:00 am EST on 12/7/16 through 11:59 pm EST 12/20/16
  5. Third and final winner will be selected on December 28 from among all eligible entries received between 10:00 am EST on 12/7/16 through 11:59 pm EST on 12/27/16

Winners will be selected in a random drawings on the dates listed above by a representative of Sponsor, whose decisions are final on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Odds of winning are dependent upon the number of eligible entries received from the beginning of the Entry Period through the end of each applicable week of the Entry Period listed above. Prizes will be awarded and potential winners will be notified by email associated with their Facebook account. Prizes are nontransferable and no cash substitution is allowed except by the Sponsor, who reserves the right to award prizes of equal or greater value if advertised prizes are unavailable.  Limit one prize per entrant.

  1. GENERAL RULES: Taxes, related to the prizes are the winners’ sole responsibility, if applicable. Prize winners may be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release (where legal) within five (5) days of notification attempt or prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner selected. Return of any prize or prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and alternate selection. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission to use winner’s name, likeness, image, photo, sobriquet and biographical information for promotional purposes without further compensation except where prohibited by law. By entering, entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these OFFICIAL RULES and winners release Sponsor, and their subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents and all others associated with the development and execution of the Sweepstakes from any and all liability for damages, losses or injury resulting from participation in the Sweepstakes or acceptance or use of prize. Entries will be declared to be made by the authorized account. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to the Facebook account of the entrant.  Entries are subject to verification of eligibility and will be declared invalid if they are incomplete, falsified, altered or tampered with in any way. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual that tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or website; violates the OFFICIAL RULES; or acts in an unsportsmanlike, obscene or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other Entrant or person.  Sponsor and its agencies are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, misdirected or damaged Entries due to internet services providers service, weather, technical, hardware or software malfunctions, telephone failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, inaccurate, incomplete, garbled or delayed electronic communications, whether caused by the sender, by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Sweepstakes which may limit the ability to participate, or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the Entries in this Sweepstakes.  Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the Sweepstakes if it is not capable of completion as planned, including for infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention or technical failures or corruption of any sort, and award prizes from eligible Entries received prior to cancellation. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.
  2. ELIGIBILITY: This Sweepstakes is open only to legal residents of the 50 United States, including the District of Columbia, who are 18 years of age or older as of date of entry who have or open an account on Facebook.com. Accounts at Facebook.com are free and can be opened at www.facebook.com. All federal, state, and local laws and regulations apply.  Employees and families of 800-FLOWERS, INC. (“Sponsor”) their subsidiaries, divisions, affiliates and related companies, advertising and promotion agencies, and their immediate families are ineligible.
  3. WINNERS LIST: For the names of the winners, visit the 1-800-BASKETS.COM Facebook page located at https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=1-800-baskets.com from approximately 1/3/16 through 2/3/2017.
  4. SPONSOR & ADMINITRATOR: The Sponsor and Administrator of this Sweepstakes is 800-FLOWERS, INC. One Old Country Road, Suite 500, Carle Place, New York 11514
  5. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: NEITHER SPONSOR, THEIR AGENTS, EMPLOYEES, PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, OR AFFILIATED COMPANIES, AS WELL AS, THEIR ADVERTISING AND PROMOTION AGENCIES SHALL HAVE ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF OPPORTUNITY OR GOODWILL. IN ALL EVENTS, THE SOLE MAXIMUM LIABILITY OF SPONSOR AND ITS AFFILIATES SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE ARV OF THE PRIZES SET FORTH HEREIN.
  6. GOVERNING LAW & VENUE: THE NEW YORK COURTS (STATE & FEDERAL) SHALL HAVE SOLE JURISDICTION OF ANY CONTROVERSIES REGARDING THE SWEEPSTAKES AND THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK SHALL GOVERN THE SAME. EACH ENTRANT WAIVES ANY AND ALL OBJECTIONS TO JURISDICTION AND HEREBY IRREVOCABLY SUBMITS TO THE VENUE OF THOSE COURTS WITHIN THE COUNTIES OF NASSAU AND SUFFOLK COUNTY, NEW YORK.

© 2016 800-FLOWERS, INC.

This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. By participating, you hereby release and hold harmless Facebook from any and all liability associated with this promotion.

 

Entertaining, Gift Baskets, Philanthropy

Fall Wine Tasting! Spotlight on Wine

October 21, 2016

Avenues to Independence and Presenting Sponsor Wintrust invite you to the Spotlight on Wine, October 27 from 6-9 pm in the Wintrust Grand Banking Hall; 231 S. LaSalle St, Chicago IL. Enjoy an international buffet from Hel’s Kitchen and a guided tasting of six unique wines. Try your luck with great raffle prizes and a special live auction. Your support will benefit Avenues to Independence, a non-profit organization that provides opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities. Tickets are $105 per person. (The charitable donation portion of the ticket price is $55) Valet parking is available. Find out more about Spotlight on Wine and Avenues to Independence here: http://avenuestoindependence.org/spotlight_on_wine/

1800Baskets.com is proud to support Spotlight on Wine at the event on October 27. Best wishes to our friends at Avenues to Independence for a very successful party and wine tasting. See you there!

spotlight on wine

 

Gift Baskets, Gourmet Apples, Halloween

Fall Hayride Y’All Sweepstakes. What’s Your Favorite?

October 13, 2016

 

Fall Hayride

Sign up for the Fall Hayride Y’All Sweepstakes!

What’s your favorite warm beverage for a fall hay ride? Hot Chocolate or Hot Apple Cider? Sign up here Fall Hayride Y’all Sweepstakes Hop on board & vote for your favorite warm beverage.

Fall Hayride Y’All starts October 17. We’ll mozy past a maze of decadent treats  like Autumn Splendor Gift Basket, Fall Caramel Apple with Reeses 4CT,  Apple Pie Caramel Apple 4Ct and  Deluxe Balsam Gift Basket! Whoooo knows what kind of prizes you’ll find!

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Official Rules:

OFFICIAL RULES

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. A PURCHASE OF ANY KIND WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINING.   OPEN ONLY TO LEGAL RESIDENTS OF THE 50 UNITED STATES, INCLUDING THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, WHO ARE 21 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AS OF THE DATE OF ENTRY WHO HAVE OR OPEN AN ACCOUNT ON FACEBOOK.COM.  VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW.

  1. ENTRY PERIOD: 1-800-BASKETS.COM® 2016 Fall Hayride Y’all Sweepstakes (hereinafter the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 10:00 AM EDT on 10/17/2016 and ends at 11:59 PM ET on 11/8/2016 (the “Entry Period”).
  2.  HOW TO ENTER: Visit the 1-800-BASKETS.COM® Facebook page located at https://www.facebook.com/1800baskets/?fref=ts  during the Entry Period and you will be presented with two images (one for Apple Cider and one for Hot Chocolate). Cast your vote for either the APPLE CIDER or HOT CHOCOLATE as the drink you would most like to have on a hayride and completely fill out the entry form. Accounts at Facebook.com are free and can be opened at www.facebook.com.

2.1 ADDITIONAL ENTRY TERMS & CONDITIONS. Limit one Entry per person. Use of computer programs and/or other automated devices to enter the Sweepstakes is prohibited. Normal Internet access and usage charges imposed by your on-line service will apply. By entering, you understand that the Sponsor has the exclusive right to use the Entry and excerpts of the Entry in any advertising and promotional materials (visual, sound, print and/or electronic form), including, but not limited to, posting Entry on its websites, blogs, social media pages and in any form of advertising.  By submitting your Entry you grant any and all necessary rights and licenses provided herein, including without limitation, all necessary copyright and other related rights to the Entry, free and clear of all claims and encumbrances without violating the rights of any person or entity, including any right to privacy or publicity, you  hereby hold the Sponsor harmless from and against any third party claim arising from use of the Entry and waive any right to inspect or approve uses of the Entry or to be compensated for any such uses. All Entries become the exclusive property of Sponsor, and may not be acknowledged or returned. Proof of submission will not be deemed to be proof of receipt by Sponsor.

  1. SWEEPSTAKES PRIZES AND APPROXIMATE RETAIL VALUES (“ARV”): Four (4) Prizes in total will be awarded. Winners will be randomly selected and will receive one (1) of the four following prizes.  A 1-800-BASKETS.COM® Autumn Splendor Gift Basket (product code #149578, ARV $39.99 USD), a 1-800-BASKETS.COM® Fall Caramel Apple with Reese’s Pieces, 4 count (product code #93759, ARV $39.99 USD), 1-800-BASKETS.COM® Apple Pie Caramel Apple, 4 count (product code 93757, $39.99 USD) or 1-800-BASKETS.COM® Deluxe Balsam Gift Basket (product code #96659) ARV 49.99 USD).  Total ARV of all prizes of $169.96 USD.
  2. WINNER SELECTION: Winners will be selected onor about November 9, 2016 in a random drawing from among all eligible entries received during the Entry Period by a representative of Sponsor, whose decisions are final on all matters relating to this Sweepstakes. Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible entries received during the Entry Period. Prizes will be awarded and potential winners will be notified by email associated with their Facebook account. Prizes are nontransferable and no cash substitution is allowed except by the Sponsor, who reserves the right to award prize of equal or greater value if advertised prize is unavailable.
  3. GENERAL RULES: Taxes, related to the prizes are the winners’ sole responsibility, if applicable. Prize winners may be required to execute and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release (where legal) within five (5) days of notification attempt or prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner selected. Return of any prize or prize notification as undeliverable may result in disqualification and alternate selection. Acceptance of prize constitutes permission to use winner’s name, likeness, image, photo, sobriquet and biographical information for promotional purposes without further compensation except where prohibited by law. By entering, entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these OFFICIAL RULES and winners release Sponsor, and their subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents and all others associated with the development and execution of the Sweepstakes from any and all liability for damages, losses or injury resulting from participation in the Sweepstakes or acceptance or use of prize. Entries will be declared to be made by the authorized account. “Authorized account holder” is defined as the natural person who is assigned to the Facebook account associated with the submitted Entry. Entries are subject to verification of eligibility and will be declared invalid if they are incomplete, falsified, altered or tampered with in any way. Sponsor reserves the right in its sole discretion to disqualify any individual that tampers or attempts to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Sweepstakes or website; violates the OFFICIAL RULES; or acts in an unsportsmanlike, obscene or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other Entrant or person.   Sponsor and its agencies are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, misdirected or damaged Entries due to internet services providers service, weather, technical, hardware or software malfunctions, telephone failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, or failed, incorrect, inaccurate, incomplete, garbled or delayed electronic communications, whether caused by the sender, by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in this Sweepstakes which may limit the ability to participate, or by any human error which may occur in the processing of the Entries in this Sweepstakes. Sponsor reserves the right to cancel, terminate or modify the Sweepstakes if it is not capable of completion as planned, including for infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention or technical failures or corruption of any sort, and award prizes from eligible Entries received prior to cancellation. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.
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Beautiful gifts for Fall occasions!

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Entertaining, For the Love of Coffee, Gift Baskets, Holidays

Recipe: Pumpkin Cream Pie With Homemade Pumpkin-Spiced Whipped Cream

September 20, 2016

 

pumpkin pie with chocolate sauce

by Crystal Watanabe

Pumpkin spice lattes are popping up all over the place again, a sure sign of the arrival of the fall season. Sweaters, boots, and of course fall holiday entertaining are soon to follow.

When Thanksgiving rolls around, there are always at least two or three pumpkin pies on our table—usually because guests are trying to prevent the worst-case scenario of no pumpkin pie at dinner! For me, though, there’s something even worse than no pumpkin pie: no whipped cream.

I look at photos of pumpkin pie slices with cute little dollops of cream on them and laugh. At Thanksgiving dinner, I hold back on the main course so I’m ready to plop a mountain of whipped cream on my pie. My favorite pumpkin pie recipe, then, is heavy on the good stuff.

Similar to how a banana cream pie is constructed, the traditional pumpkin pie filling is on the bottom and a thick layer of spirced cream sits on top. You’ll find it’s light and fluffy and has just the right ratio of cream to pumpkin.

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