Summertime Gifts for Family and Friends

summer gift basket


Summer Fun tote is filled with tons of things to keep kids from getting bored this summer. Lots of activities plus the awesome book “How to have fun at home.”

Creating gift baskets for families in the summertime offers a great opportunity to combine practical items with fun treats and activities that enhance their enjoyment of the season. Here are some ideas for a perfect summertime family gift basket. Below are some ideas we can help create for your friends and family:

  1. Outdoor Fun Basket:
    • Picnic blanket or beach towels
    • Frisbee, beach ball, or other outdoor games
    • Sunscreen and insect repellent
    • Water bottles or reusable cups
    • Snacks like trail mix, granola bars, and fruit snacks
    • Latest Scoop
  2. BBQ Bonanza Basket:
    • BBQ sauce, marinades, and rubs
    • Grilling utensils such as tongs, spatula, and grill brush
    • BBQ Heaven gift
    • Corn on the cob holders
    • Gourmet condiments like specialty mustards or relishes
    • Recipe book with summer grilling recipes
  3. Frozen Treats Basket:
    • Ice cream scoop and sundae glasses
    • Assorted ice cream toppings like sprinkles, chocolate syrup, and caramel sauce
    • Popsicle molds and sticks
    • Assorted flavors of popsicles or ice cream
    • Recipe book with homemade ice cream and popsicle recipes
  4. Beach Day Basket:
  5. Movie Night In Basket:
    • Assorted movie snacks like popcorn, candy, and chocolate
    • Family-friendly DVDs or movie streaming gift card
    • Cozy blankets or throws
    • Microwave popcorn popper
    • Movie trivia game or puzzle
  6. Farmers Market Basket:
    • Reusable shopping bags
    • Assorted fresh fruits and vegetables
    • Local honey or jams
    • Artisan bread or crackers
    • Recipe cards featuring seasonal produce
    • Patriotic Party gift

All The Buzz Gifts offers a variety of unique gifts and gift baskets that showcase the local culture and products. Here are some ideas:

  1. Local Food and Wine: Create a gift basket filled with gourmet goodies from local San Jose vendors, such as artisan chocolates from Schurra’s Fine Confections, roasted coffee beans from B2 Coffee, or a selection of wines from nearby wineries like J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines or Testarossa Winery.
  2. Tech Gadgets: As San Jose is located in the heart of Silicon Valley, consider including tech gadgets or accessories in your gift basket, such as smartphone accessories, innovative gadgets from local startups, or gift cards to tech stores like Best Buy or the Apple Store.
  3. San Jose Sharks Merchandise: For sports enthusiasts, include merchandise from the San Jose Sharks NHL team, such as hats, jerseys, or collectibles featuring the team’s logo.
  4. Local Artisan Crafts: Showcase the talents of local artisans by including handmade crafts and artworks in your gift basket, such as pottery, jewelry, or paintings from galleries and markets in San Jose.
  5. Outdoor Adventure Gear: San Jose’s proximity to outdoor recreational areas like the Santa Cruz Mountains and Big Basin Redwoods State Park makes outdoor adventure gear a great gift option. Include items such as hiking gear, camping equipment, or gift cards to outdoor retailers like REI.
  6. Spa and Wellness Products: Help your recipient relax and unwind with a gift basket filled with spa and wellness products sourced from local San Jose spas and wellness shops, such as luxurious bath bombs, organic skincare products, or aromatherapy candles.
  7. Customized Gift Baskets: Consider creating a customized gift basket tailored to the recipient’s interests and preferences. You can mix and match items from various local vendors to create a personalized and thoughtful gift.

When putting together your gift basket, don’t forget to add a personalized note or card to make the gift even more special! Text or call us at 408-504-3703





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