Back to School

Back to School Treats After the Bell

August 9, 2017

It’s the last of the lemonade stands and is that a slight chill in the air? Pretty soon it’s Back to School! It’s time focus on the books, a brand new school year and a new season.

Shop for backpacks, new school clothes, shoes, supplies and everything your A+ students need to start the school year on a bright note. Schedule trips to the salon or barber for trims to get everyone looking great for the first day. Start the bedtime routine an hour earlier so it will be easy for everyone to rise and shine on the first day of school. Hang in there… almost ready!


fruit and sweets and back to school treats for A+ students and teachers

Back to School Fruit & Sweets Gift Box


Divine collection for tea connoisseurs

Tea Forte® World of Teas Gift Tin

Teacher Gifts

Don’t forget to shop online for back to school gifts for favorite teachers and coaches. can help you with delicious gifts like Back to School Fruit & Sweets Gift Box (hurry- it’s a favorite!) and for tea connoisseurs, soothing blends like  Tea Forte® Tea Chest Classic Blends Collection.


Juicy fruit basket, a smart back to school treat with fresh apples, kiwi, pears and more

Premier Orchard Fruit Gift Basket


Frosted back to school cookies in a you rule pail

Cheryl’s You Rule Treats Pail

After The Bell

Surprise your kids the first week of school with back to school treats. Unplug and put away electronic devices. A quiet afternoon does wonders to encourage a love of learning. Fruit is a wise choice, and cookies — wellll, fun! Share some juicy fruit, sweets and snacks like Premier Orchard Fruit Gift Basket, Cheryl’s You Rule Treats Pail, Cheryl’s One Smart Cookie Treats Box and The Popcorn Factory® Survival Kit Sampler Box.

Pull up a chair and hear all about their school day, classes, teachers and new friends. Ask them what the best part of their day was or the funniest. Their perspective will make you lol!

Your school age kids will enjoy the time after school you spend together, not to mention selecting a sweet treat. The year ahead is filled with possibilities and that’s a cause to celebrate.

Shop our Back to School collection for gifts cute as a button & guaranteed to bring smiles.


Gift Baskets

The Sweet Taste of Summer Fresh Fruit Baskets

July 25, 2017
Send the gift of fresh fruit for all your summer occasions.

Sweet Taste of Summer

With temperatures soaring, crickets chirping and summer in full swing nothing is more inviting than fresh fruit baskets piled high with a variety of delicious fruit. When choosing gifts to send for birthdays, anniversaries and summer celebrations consider giving a box of fruit or a fruit basket from

Your gift recipients will truly appreciate the light and nectarous taste of sun-ripened orchard fresh fruit baskets.  Not only do they taste refreshing but our fruit arrangements are beautifully presented.

Summer Gift Ideas

Vintage Vibes. Have you heard about our incredibly juicy Royal Verano Pears? The Harry & David Summer Picnic Basket features these remarkable pears (peared well!) with summer favorites like sharp white cheddar cheese, hickory-smoked summer sausage, tempting raspberry galettes and more. This handsome gift is delivered in a vintage style tin picnic basket.

Fresh fruit baskets from! This beautiful tin basket features remarkable pears and delicious summer favorites

Harry & David Summer Picnic Basket

Chillin’ on the Pacific Coast.  Send the indescribable taste of sun-kissed California fruit. Look at the amazing variety in the Premier Orchard Fruit Basket! You’ll find: Buerre Bosc, Imperial Comice, Red Sensation Pears, California Oranges, Crisp Fuji Apples, Kiwi and more. This perfect summer basket is made with love and presented in a charming wicker basket.

Send one of our delicious fresh fruit baskets filled with a variety of California fruit.

Premier Orchard Fruit Basket

Your Cool Down.  Why not get a fresh fruit gift box for yourself? After tennis, golf or biking nothing is more inviting than fresh fruit.  Fruit and a frosted sunglasses cookie makes a great snack! Order your Summer Fun Fresh Fruit & Snacks Gift Box today before they’re all gone!

Make it a fun summer with fresh fruit baskets and a cool fresh fruit & snacks gift box.

Summer Fun Fresh Fruit & Snacks Gift Box

Shop now for more fruit baskets and gifts:  Sweet Taste of Summer Gift Ideas

Gift Baskets, Summer Time Gift

Beach Party Treats, Sweet Taste of Summer

July 17, 2017
Sweet Taste of Summer Beach Day Treats

Sweet Taste of Summer From Our Family of Brands

Lazy days at the beach…or a swim at the pool…it can only be summer! Beach balls, sandcastles, blue skies — make your summer celebrations complete with beach party treats.  Our summer gifts have delicious sweets and savories to make your beach crowd smile!

Take some of these beach party treats to the seaside or swimming pool.

Flip Flops ‘n Beach Balls Oreo® Cookies

Make a splash! Have you tried our summer decorated Oreo® cookies? There’s nothing sweeter for a beach party. Flip Flops ‘n Beach Balls Oreo® Cookies taste as good as they look (and they look amazing.) You’ll get six confection-dipped decadent cookies.  The cutest pool or beach day treats ever. They come highly recommended!

New — Summer Citrus Lover’s Market Box. This gift is perfectly refreshing for the pool or seaside. It’s brimming with a delicious assortment of sherberty beach party treats with lemon, lime, and orange flavors. After a swim or sand volleyball game your gift recipient will quench their thirst from a tall glass of key lime iced tea while savoring lime white chocolate cookies, old fashioned lemon buds candies, orange sorbet bites and lemon cake batter cookies.

Beach vibes! Order the Hello Summer! Chocolate Chip Cookie Jar to have in a pinch for an afternoon at the beach. Easily pack up the medium or large size cookie jar in your beach bag for everyone to share & enjoy. Those fabulous morsels are packed in a reseal-able jar and wrapped in a cute white and pink bow.  Salty air, seashells & cookie jar style!

Nothing tastes better after a dip in the pool than juicy, ripe fruit.  Send the Summer Fun Fresh Fruit & Snacks Gift Box with a green D’Anjou pear, a red D’Anjou pear, a Fuji apple, fresh roasted mixed nuts, a sun beach ball cookie, salt water taffy & more.  Make it a memorable summer with sun-ripened fruit and cool treats.

We’ve got what you need for gifts or to keep on hand…so Relax and Enjoy the Sweet Taste of Summer!

Shop complete Summer Collection


Savor the sweet taste of summer with citrus and beach party treats.

Summer Citrus Lover’s Market Box


Keep a large or medium size jar of chocolate chip cookies on hand this summer for a beach day.

Hello Summer Chocolate Chip Cookie Jar

Gift Baskets

Game To Grill, 3 Days of Classic Gifts For Dad

June 18, 2017
Father's Day Sweepstakes winners from 1800Baskets

Dad’s Day!

Thank you, fans for participating in our Father’s Day Sweepstakes — Game To Grill, 3 Days of Classic Gifts For Dad! We especially appreciated that you checked in each day and all your great comments. We hope you had as much fun as we did!

Our Father’s Day Sweepstakes winners were selected on Monday, June 12, Tuesday, June 13 and Wednesday, June 14.  Winners, you have been contacted.  To all the amazing dads — We wish you a happy Dad’s Day and a great summer.

Below are the three winners and the prizes:

J.D. Winner of the Father’s Day Golf Cooler Bag With Snacks

K.T. Winner of the Classic Barbecue Gift Tub

B.J.  Winner of the #1 Dad Ultimate Sports Fan Gift Basket

Be sure to check out new cool gifts for all your summer occasions, like the refreshing  Summer Citrus Lover’s Market Box from


Game to Grill Three Days of Classic Gifts For Dad Father's Day Sweepstakes

Father’s Day Sweepstakes

Father's Day, Gift Baskets

Dads Day Five Ways To Zestier, Spicier Snacks

June 7, 2017

On Dad’s Day — It’s his way! The best dad in town deserves the best gifts. Zestier, spicier snacks for snacking! Order a big supply because these snacks are so flavorful they’re unstoppable.

Watch Dads Day Five Ways To Zestier, Spicier Snacks featuring our Classic Barbecue Gift Tub, Jack Link’s® Jerky Market Box, Taste For Adventure Hot Sauce Gift Set, Father’s Day Lucca & Sons Sausage & Cheese Box and Sriracha Peanuts. Only the very zest for dad!

And we’re not stopping there. Be sure to check out our Snack Gifts Collection and the singular taste sensation of  Coffee Stout Peanuts, Sea Salt Peanuts, and tempting popcorn gifts. All for dad. Think you can convince him to share some of those outrageously delicious snacks?


The Classic Barbecue Gift Tub features zestier, spicier snacks dad will love.

Classic Barbecue Gift Tub


Delicious Jack Link's® Jerky Market Box

Jack Link’s® Jerky Market Box

Gift Baskets, Mother's Day

Inspired Jazzy Mother’s Day Brunch

May 10, 2017

Celebrate Mother’s Day with an afternoon brunch fit for a queen! The party planners at turn Mother’s Day Brunch into a jazzy afternoon with a breakfast bar, pan frittata and sweets table.

The first step is to create a pretty table setting with pastels and florals. When your guests arrive they can head over to a breakfast bar for a cool beverage and sweet treats. For the main entree serve up a wonderful breakfast pan frittata that is a feast for the eyes and easy to make.

Find out more here:

Suggestions for a Mother’s Day brunch sweets table: Harry London® Mother’s Day Chocolate TrufflesHappy Mother’s Day Caramel Apple with CandiesMother’s Day Belgian Chocolate Oreo® Cookie Tin from

Delicious sweets for Mother's Day Brunch

Mother’s Day Belgian Chocolate Covered Oreo Cookie Tin



Gift Baskets, Mother's Day

You’re The Sweetest Mom Sweepstakes, Three Days of Delicious Giveaways

May 4, 2017

All through the year moms put in a lot of hours planning birthdays, celebrations, special dinners and holidays for their families. Moms truly deserve Mother’s Day! A day for moms to take it easy and enjoy lots of love, appreciation, celebrating and a gift or two. Let mom know she’s in your heart with a stunning gift basket. Sign up for You’re The Sweetest Mom Sweepstakes and win a gift for your mom! is giving away three amazing gifts over three delicious days of drawings on 5/8, 5/9 and 5/10. Here are the simply fabulous giveaways:

We’re kicking off the celebration on Monday 5/8/17 when we give away the 1-800-BASKETS.COM® Mom You’re The Best Brunch Tote Bag. On Tuesday 5/9/10 we’re giving away Cheryl’s® Mother’s Day Cookie Flowers® & Mason Jar. The final winner will be selected on Wednesday 5/10/17 and will receive the 1-800-BASKETS.COM® Full Bloom Sweet Treats Gift Basket Deluxe. Win a simply delicious Mother’s Day gift for your mom!

sweet brunch tote perfect for a picnic with your mom

Mom You’re The Best Brunch Tote Bag

Winners Circle: Our first winner,  5/8/17 is K. L. We have contacted you. Good luck everyone on 5/9 when we post the 2nd winner!

Congrats to our next winner, 5/9/17,  D.G. You have won the Cheryl’s® Mother’s Day Cookie Flowers® & Mason Jar today!! Final winner selected on 5/10. Good luck!!

And the final winner on 5/10  is…  N M! Congrats! You have won the 1-800-BASKETS.COM® Full Bloom Sweet Treats Gift Basket Deluxe! We have contacted you. Thank you, fans. It has been three days of fun. Have a beautiful Mother’s Day!

Official Rules:


  1. ENTRY PERIOD: 1-800-BASKETS.COM® 2017 You’re the Sweetest Mom Sweepstakes (hereinafter the “Sweepstakes”) begins at 10:00 AM CDT on 4/18/2017 and ends at 10:00 AM CDT on 5/10/2017 (the “Entry Period”).
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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”):  Three (3) Prize winners in total.  The first winner will be selected on 5/8/17 and will receive the 1-800-BASKETS.COM® Mom You’re The Best Brunch Tote Bag (product code 162178, ARV $59.99).  The second winner will be selected on 5/9/10 and will receive Cheryl’s® Mother’s Day Cookie Flowers® & Mason Jar (Product code 162258, ARV $ 59.99 USD).  The third winner will be selected on 5/10/17 and will receive the 1-800-BASKETS.COM® Full Bloom Sweet Treats Gift Basket Deluxe (Product code 162179, ARV $49.99 USD).
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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 day 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.

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Gift Baskets, Philanthropy

Smile Farms 2017 Spring Benefit

April 17, 2017

Spring has sprung at Smile Farms! Don’t miss the Smile Farms 2017 Spring Benefit — Creating Smiles One Job At A Time. This important fundraiser will be held at the Columbus Citizens Foundation on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 from 7:00pm to 10:00pm. The event will be held at 8 E 69th St. New York, NY 10021.

Join Smile Farms for an open bar, hors d’oeuvres, silent auction, entertainment and more! Performance by Sal Valentinetti.  Sal’s music channels his inner icon, Frank Sinatra.  Don’t miss the soft sounds of Sal Valentinetti’s music and the Spring Benefit.

Details: Help Smile Farms celebrate their milestones and recent campus expansions – lowering the unemployment rate for adults with developmental disabilities, one job at a time.

Register for the event at:

Find out more about this amazing organization at:

For questions contact MMARTINEZ@SMILEFARMS.ORG

Smile Farms Spring Benefit will be held April 19, 2017.

Smile Farms 2017 Spring Benefit


Birthday Gift, chocolate covered strawberries, cupcakes, Entertaining, Gift Baskets, Party!

Turning One! Adorable First Birthday Party Themes

March 15, 2017

It seems like just yesterday when you welcomed your baby to the world. Soon your baby turns one! The year was a whirlwind of firsts…. 1st smiles, giggles, baby talk and steps. Celebrate this joyful year and first birthday with the special people in your baby’s life —  grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Is this your first time planning a first birthday? Hang on to your party hat and let us help you with the cutest themes, keepsake baby gifts and birthday treats!

Most likely you are a very busy parent at this stage, so plan several weeks in advance. Our friends at have created three first birthday party themes to get you started.

Our Angel is Turning One Party is heavenly with mini angel food cakes, angel food snack cups and a milk and juice bar with angel carafes.

juice and milk angel carafes for a first birthday party

Juice and Milk Angel Carafes

What about a Rainbow Party with bright splashes of color? The fun continues with a crayon craft and brightly colored candy buckets for younger guests.

For a summer birthday check out all the dots! It’s a Polkadot Ladybug theme. From ladybug props to polkadot puppets everyone will enjoy this sun-filled party.

A first birthday is a magical day for the whole family.  Record the big day with lots of photos and a Birthday Scrapbook . Save for when your child turns sixteen. They’ll cherish this keepsake forever.

A handprint kit is an adorable gift for a first birthday. Our Tower of Time® 5 Year Baby Handprint Kit includes five multicolored tins for preserving baby’s handprints from years 1 to 5.  This gift is beautifully tied with a yellow grosgrain ribbon.

Need sweet treats for your big and little party guests? Our most popular bakery and sweet treats: Cheryl’s Wish Big! Birthday Gift Pail, Bake Me a Wish! Vanilla Bean Birthday Cake, Fannie May It’s A Party Strawberries 12 ct.

For more best selling cakes and cookies visit our Birthday Collection.

Too cute! Delicious frosted cookies for a first birthday.

Cheryl’s Wish Big Birthday Pail

Birthday Gift, chocolate covered strawberries, cupcakes, Entertaining, Gift Baskets, Party!

Spectacular Party Menu For Milestone Birthdays

March 9, 2017

Milestone birthdays — 20, 30, 40… are a new exciting chapter and a good reason to throw a spectacular birthday bash. A dinner party featuring three courses with lots of delicious food and desserts is the best way to celebrate.

How many guests should you invite? The more the merrier! Send invitations to new friends, old friends, family and neighbors. Plan an amazing menu for the big day.

Start with a few of your secret, signature recipes that everyone looks forward to. You don’t want to skip these! But what if you don’t want to cook everything? You may prefer focusing on the guest list, invitations and decorating. With so many details and decorations to think about we’ve made the cooking part easy. Here is a complete party menu for milestone birthdays you and your guests will love  —  appetizers, entrees, desserts plus the grand finale, birthday cake and jumbo cupcakes!  Everything you need is easy to order in advance. Let deliver the party to you!

artisan cheeses from Vermont paired with Just Jan's spreads for milestone birthdays

Plymouth Cheese & Just Jan’s Spreads Gourmet Gift

Cheese Board & Appetizers: Bring flavor and fun with these tempting appetizers! Plymouth Cheese & Just Jan’s Spreads Gourmet Gift, Jack Daniel’s Whiskey Praline Pecans, Candy Bar Pretzels, Popcorn Factory Big Birthday Deluxe Snack Tin.

Entree: Your guests will rave over the hit of the party; premium, mouth-watering, simply delicious London Broil, burgers and smoked salmon. USDA Choice London Broil – Stockyards®USDA Prime & Choice Steakburgers – Stockyards® and Wild Alaskan Smoked Sockeye Salmon.

Dessert: Customers love these three. We can’t keep enough in stock! Fannie May Happy Birthday Strawberries, Juniors Happy Birthday Devils Food Cheesecake, Little Whisk Happy Birthday Jumbo Filled Cupcakes

Keep it spectacular! For the perfect birthday dinner party serve lots of great food well into the evening. Display on beautiful platters and bowls. Garnish cake slices with mile high ice cream scoops — after all it’s a mile stone birthday!

Perfect for when you can't decide between chocolate cake and cheesecake for milestone birthdays.

Junior’s Happy Birthday Devil’s Food Cheesecake

Visit our birthday collection It’s packed with menu and gift ideas ideas like the Happy Birthday Caramel Apple.

Sweet treats for Milestone Birthdays

A Spectacular Birthday!