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Get Well Gift Basket Bargains

Cold and flu season….ugh! Strep throat, bronchitis….ow! Pretty miserable feeling with even the slightest of symptoms. And not to be sneezed at (pun intended)….because there can be complications, such as pneumonia, that may land you in the hospital. cbd gummies Canada legal Been there, done that, as my young relatives say.

Several of my friends have been quite ill recently, two of them in hospital. Cards and flowers and magazines are always appreciated at those times, but I really enjoyed receiving a fruit and candy gift basket. I seemed to crave fruit when I finally felt like eating but just wasn’t ready for regular meals yet.

A spa gift basket is a good choice for the ladies. Still recovering and feeling weary, they would truly enjoy being pampered a bit. So many lovely scents are available. Some are relaxing; some are invigorating.

Looking for a really good bargain? The Honey Bear Spa Bath and Gift Set is currently 20% off, with a super savings offer of free shipping as well. A spa tote contains honey almond shower gel, moisturizing body lotion, foaming bubble bath, honey comb soap, exfoliating body scrub, honey and almond soothing bath salts and a natural fiber bath loofah. Your best get-well wishes would arrive with a personalized message and a honey bear teddy bear, all tied up with ribbon.

For the men who have a favorite sport or love all sports in general, a sports gift basket is a thoughtful gift. While they’re recuperating, they’ll need to watch their games from the couch or recliner. You can always join them and enjoy the contents of the gift basket, too.

For the football fan, the Football Fanatic Get Well Gift Basket, at a 23% discount, is a good choice. It is filled with snacks to munch on: roasted nuts, zesty popcorn and savory cheese straws, chocolate treats, seasoned pretzels, robust coffee and mini-cookies.

Also currently 23% off is the Get Well for Golfers Gift Basket. A great choice for your favorite golfer who’s not feeling ‘up to par.’ Water Hazard Goodies, Golf Fever Nuts, Sand Trap Sweets, Slice Snacks and Triple Bogey Delights will soon have them back in the swing of things. It is a tempting assortment of cookies, coffee, chocolate filled treats, zesty cheese sticks, crunchy tortilla chips and seasoned pretzels.

There are gift baskets available for most sports. From basketball, soccer, tennis to Nascar and motocross, to fishing…with snacks and theme related containers, there’s sure to be something for someone on your list.

Anyone on the mend, but not completely recovered yet, and bored? The JGB Get Well Doctor’s Gift Bag is a fun choice. A doctors Rx bag theme box is filled with such goodies as BAND AID Gummy Candies, ‘Get Well’ Cough Drops, ‘Get Well Soon’ Apple Decorated Sugar Cookies, Green Apple all-natural Dried Fruit Snack Bag, and herbal tea bags singles. As a cure for boredom, a deck of playing cards, a large crossword puzzle book and activity book are also included.

With a special offer for free Super Saver Shipping from right now, you can add a ‘sick friend’ to keep them company in their misery. Sicky Vicky is a 10″ tall Teddy Bear with a Get Well Soon message monogrammed on her pink pajamas and is holding a handkerchief for her nose. Illie Willie, discounted 35%, is in blue stripe pajamas and blowing his nose on a hankie. Both are from Bearington Bears.

Don’t forget to include your sincerest wishes and heartfelt prayer for a speedy recovery. I could use a prayer or two right now myself. AaahCHOO! And Amen!

Special note from ‘We strongly recommend gifts for patients of a medical facility be sent to a friend or caregiver who can hand-deliver the gift to the recipient. It has been our experience that patients are moved or discharged early, missing their thoughtful gift from you.’

Barb L Collins is a researcher of gift shopping sites and regularly includes specific products in her Gift Baskets Review. She thoroughly enjoys matching the gift with the recipient’s interests and personality. She feels that the perfect choice will also reflect the personality of the giver. As a former owner of an online gift shop that featured gift baskets for all occasions, she continues to be amazed at the variety available. She also loves a good bargain. Among her favorites in gift baskets are those created by Art of Appreciation and sold through, with frequent discounts offered.