For Mother and Baby ? What Do You Give? A Gift Basket of Course!
The choice for a baby or an infant gift can be a difficult one. One of the best baby or infant gifts that you can give is a gift basket. A gift basket is that one present that comes in many shapes, themes and of course price ranges. A gift basket is lovely gift to for a baby shower.
The diversity of gift baskets is never-ending. For a baby or newborn you can give a diaper gift basket or a baby necessities gift basket. If you'd prefer there is a baby bath time basket or an everlasting baby time capsule basket. In fact the list is endless.
Here is a simple basket that you can easily create yourself:
For the Gift Basket use a Baby Bath or try a Bucket. Then fill it with the following;
A ton of baby product coupons;
A Rubber Duck;
Bottles of lotion and baby oil;
Small toy books for baby;
A few bottles;
A few sturdy bibs;
A few sleepers;
A receiving blanket;
To add a little extra you could put together for mom:
A few books;
Coupon holder with coupons in it. (Moms love these! ; )
Or try a small basket of:
Baby bath wash;
A rubber Duck;
and baby lotion.
For Mom a picture frame, a disposable camera to record the event, a record book, photo album, along with a voucher for photo finishing.
When you are finished, wrap the Gift Basket with cellophane paper and a nice ribbon to give it a finishing touch. Tie a gift tag with a message for that added touch and include a pair of booties.
About the Author: Donna Hamer is the author and publisher of eBook "101 Gift Basket Ideas". For a Free 5 part Mini Course on how to create your own "Personalized Gift Baskets" visit http://www.101giftbasketideas.com
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