People all around the world celebrate Easter in different ways. In some countries, they fly homemade kites. Other countries celebrate the holiday by building large bonfires. Making different foods or fasting, hosting Easter egg hunts, eating chocolate rabbits and marshmallow peeps, wearing costumes, or dressing up and attending a sunrise service are some of the ways that people around the globe acknowledge this special day. It is even celebrated at different times of the year in some areas, like New Zealand, where many residents have hot cross buns in the fall for their Easter celebration.
Easter is a religious holiday for many, but for others, it is secular. No matter how this special seasonal holiday is celebrated in your country or by your family and friends, one common question often runs through the season — What can I give my loved ones as a unique and interesting Easter gift?
There are unique traditional practices in every area, from American consumers spending billions on candy for this holiday, to folks in Bermuda sending kites into the air during Holy week. So, do you purchase a kite or a chocolate rabbit for Easter? Or, do you look for something more unique to give as a gift? Here are some ideas for those who may be looking for something a little out of the ordinary for an Easter gift this year.
- Holiday gift hampers
- Restaurant Gift Certificates
- Beauty Products
- Flower or fruit arrangements
Unique and Highly Customizable: Holiday Gift Hampers
There is remarkable diversity with this gifting option, so it is easy to find a gift hamper that will appeal to anyone on your list. Choose from options that combine traditional gifts, or something truly unique and different for a nice change of pace. Gift hampers can be customized to suit anyone’s tastes, from specialty coffee, tea, or wine selections to edible items, sports memorabilia, or personal care items. Perhaps there is no better way to ensure delightful smiles than to give a personalized gift hamper designed exclusively with that special someone in mind.
The gift of Good Taste: Restaurant Gift Certificates
Giving someone the gift of a certificate to their favorite restaurant is another winning Holiday gift giving idea. Why not help someone celebrate Easter at a place they already love to go? Practical, but also greatly appreciated, a gift certificate to a restaurant is not likely to be tossed to the side and forgotten but appreciated and quickly put into use. Not only does it benefit the person to whom it’s given, it can also do a good deed by helping support a local business.
Give the Gift of Beauty
If you’re shopping for the lady you love, consider giving her the gift of some beauty products that you know she will love, but perhaps may not splurge on for herself. Surprise and delight her with some organic makeup, or a skin care gift set that will make her feel pampered. Lotions, hair products, bubble baths or aromatherapy oils to ease stress away are always appreciated. Don’t forget that men like to feel pampered, too! A grooming kit, some hair or skin care products, or his favorite cologne will be sure to make him feel special.
Books: Thoughtful or Thought-Provoking Gifts
Whether it’s a book specifically about Easter or just a book that you know the person will appreciate and enjoy, a book can be a marvelous Easter gift. They convey a great deal of sentiment and show that the giver put thought and effort into making a selection that will really speak to how much they care and how well they know the person to whom this special gift is given. Select the newest best seller by an author they love, or a vintage book on a topic that you know they will enjoy for a winning gift option every time. A book is a novel gift idea!
Flower or Fruit Arrangements Make Great Gifts
You can’t go wrong gifting someone sunshine and smiles in a bouquet of beautiful flowers. Likewise, an arrangement of fresh fruits, or even a dried fruit tray, can be a delicious and delightful gift to help someone celebrate Easter in style. There are so many options when it comes to arrangements of this type that anyone can find something suitable to give. Make the holiday memorable by gifting a gorgeous arrangement of flowers in a favorite color, or the traditional colors or flowers of the season. Lilies are often associated with Easter and are a favorite of many. A lovely basket of fruit is a fresh and healthy gift that shows thoughtfulness on the part of the giver.
No matter what option you choose to give an exceptional gift to a special someone to help them celebrate Easter in style, give the gift with a smile and genuine good wishes and your gift will make their holiday that much brighter and better. Giving a unique and interesting gift does not need to be stressful for a giver. Think outside the box and gift your loved one with a custom created gift hamper, a tasteful restaurant gift certificate, some stellar beauty products, a thoughtful book choice, or fanciful flower or fruit arrangement and spread a little love this holiday season.