Can you imagine Easter without a basket? Like colourful eggs or the Easter Bunny, baskets have become a symbol of the holiday. It’s a centuries-old tradition that has its roots in Spring Equinox celebrations. People would carry baskets of young seedlings as an offering to Eostre, the Germanic fertility goddess, in hopes of ensuring a successful spring harvest. The tradition also included a hare leaving a basket filled with goodies for children.
We are happy to participate in the tradition of basket giving during Easter. They are a great idea for adults and children alike. From a sweet tooth to the sweet scents of Spring, we have a wide selection of baskets filled with food items, treats and flowers for you to share the joy of this springtime celebration.
Are you looking for something different? We can customize any basket to personalize your gift. You can view our full selection of Easter baskets at bananabaskets.com. Here are some of our favourites:
This Traditional Easter Gourmet Gift Basket is filled to the brim with chocolate and sweets! If you are looking for a chocolate Easter Bunny, this basket features a Lindt Chocolate bunny and so much more. The bunny has brought some sweet friends along including hazelnut wafers, Belgian chocolate dipped pretzels, Belgian chocolates, Fraktals, tea and, to top it all off, a cute stuffed bunny rabbit. All wrapped up and ready to go in a traditional wicker container!
It wouldn’t be Easter without something for the kids. Send Easter wishes with Hello Kitty or Giant Kinder surprise egg! These brightly coloured baskets are filled to the brim with fun. The girl’s basket includes extra large Kinder surprise egg, Hello Kitty detergent-free soap in bubblegum scent and three bath bombs. It also includes a soft bunny rabbit, chocolate butterflies and bunny rabbit ears headset for a wonderful Easter photo. The boy’s basket includes Funny Spring Bunny, a rice crispy dipped in chocolate, Lindt mini eggs and Bunny jelly Easter treats. Plus, some sparkle play glasses!
We all know that Spring is a happy time for gardeners, let them add their green thumb to this basket (well, once all the treats are done). This unique rustic lined garden planter is ready for their plants, once they have enjoyed the local CopperPot Nuts’ peanut collection, handmade chocolate cashew butter crunch Fraktals, key lime taffy pieces, Chicago style bagel chips, refreshing ice tea mix, antipasto and crackers.
Like baskets, wreaths were originally made for use in pagan rituals and associated with the changing seasons and fertility. Give a warm and cheery welcome to friends and family this Easter by hanging this simple, colourful wreath on your front door.
We can deliver each of these items directly to wherever you need it to be. If you want to send a gift to someone outside our delivery area, we can mail it to them. We can also customize a basket for you; we have a large selection of baskets, wreaths, floral arrangements and spa products, as well as gourmet food items and homemade jellies, jams and treats to customize your gift basket.
Give us a call, and we will help you find the perfect Easter gift basket or décor item.