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4 Things you Think you Know about Long Distance Relationships

08 Jul

Long Distance Limbo, Pt. 1 – Your Relationship Isn’t Real! Myths and Misconceptions
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Long Distance Relationship – the “blind date” of the modern age: no other relationship “phrase” has the potential to make people react like you’ve recited the chant to summon Cthulu, except perhaps, “We need to talk.” If you can get past the funny cats and even more questionable content on the internet, you’ll find virtual oceans of questions about the legitimacy of long distance relationships. We’ve seen everything ranging from “It’s not a real relationship,” to “How do you make it work?”  We’re wondering […] Continue Reading…

 

Three Delicious Recipes to Celebrate Eid al-Fitr!

05 Jul

It’s the final day of Ramadan. Ramadan Kareem! And tomorrow is a delicious celebration of Eid al-Fitr. If you’re looking for some last minute recipes to sweeten up your Eid al-Fitr meal, or you want to try something new and scrumptious for your next celebration, there are some easy, mouthwatering recipes below.

Start your celebration with a refreshing drink that’s family friendly, and that will definitely leave your family and friends asking for another pitcher. Here’s our recipe for Mint Lemonade (or Lime-ade).
You’ll need:
3 Cups of Sugar
1 2/3 Cups of fresh lemons (or limes) quartered and de-seeded, but leave the […] Continue Reading…

 

Testimonial from Arpine Babloyan about GBO

30 Jun

We couldn’t do what we do without you – our customers. We love that we have the chance to touch your hearts and earn your loyalty. That’s why with every single order we go the extra mile to make sure both you and your recipients are 100% satisfied with our service. In return, we receive a lot of positive feedback from our customers on a daily basis, but it’s especially pleasant when a verified customer finds the time to share their experience in person.
In this short video, Arpine Babloyan, a customer for over five years, shares the story of her […] Continue Reading…

 

GBO Makes Global Wedding Gifts a Breeze

29 Jun

GiftBasketsOverseas.com makes sending wedding gifts to newlyweds around the globe easy
ARLINGTON, Mass., June 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — GiftBasketsOverseas.com (GBO), the experts in international gift delivery, announced today its overhaul of the company’s line of wedding gifts for delivery around the world. With the most popular wedding season of the year coming into full swing, the company has announced a number of changes that make the customer experience even easier, all while maintaining its standard of updating its product line with gifts customers want most. This summer GBO is happy to announce a host of new gifts to their 200 plus […] Continue Reading…

 

We Turned A Long Distance Relationship Into A Wedding

24 Jun

“Once in awhile, right in the middle of ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.” J. B. Jeffrey
Summertime means beautiful weather, sunny skies and, the most popular wedding season of the year. With elegant sunsets, and tantalizing views bursting with stunning plants it’s no wonder so many couples want to tie the knot this time of year. With love in the air, we just had to share one of our favorite romantic stories with you.  Take a moment and let it inspire you to be more romantic, a little spontaneous, and encourage you to show your nearest and […] Continue Reading…

 

10 Interesting Wedding Traditions Around The World

21 Jun

Wedding traditions aren’t just about exchanging vows and rings. There are so many non trivial ways to say “I do.” From the well-known bride tossing her wedding bouquet, the couple’s first dance and the cutting of the cake, to wearing something old, new, borrowed and blue, American wedding customs became very popular around the world. But other countries too have their own beloved wedding customs. Some of them are heartwarmingly romantic, some are a little weird, and some might even make you uncomfortable. But what binds these disparate traditions from near and far is one simple thing: love!

1. China: […] Continue Reading…

 

How to Celebrate Ramadan – Food, Fasting & More.

13 Jun

From fasting to food and the cultural history behind this important Muslim holiday, the infographic below will help you learn the basics about celebrating Ramadan.

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Ramadan is the holiest holiday for Islamic people. With more than 1.5 billion Muslims, this global holiday is an international celebration that lasts an entire lunar month.
What IS Ramadan?
Ramadan commemorates the month that the Prophet Mohammed (PBUH) received the first revelations of Q’uran from the angel Gabriel. Although […] Continue Reading…

 
 

Father’s Day History & Facts

07 Jun

We all know that Father’s Day is observed on the third Sunday in June in many countries around the world. We know it’s a perfect occasion to honor fathers, husbands and father figures but is there anything more to the holiday? What do we ACTUALLY know about this wonderful day honoring the most important men in our lives?

Father’s Day History Facts:

The person who invented the concept of Father’s Day is Mrs. Sonora Smart Dodd from Spokane, Washington whose mom died in childbirth and her father had raised his six children all by himself. Dodd was at a church service […] Continue Reading…

 

Wine Gift to Santiago, Chile

27 May

“Best company to deal with for overseas Gift Baskets!

Fist of all, the web site is so easy to use. The selection of gift baskets is excellent. Payment by Pay Pal makes it very safe. The communication is first class. The fact the company contacted our friend and made sure, that firstly it was the correct address, secondly made sure our friend would be home to receive the Gift Basket. The gift Basket was of very good quality, and our friend Loved it. Then we where notified the basket was delivered.
We would recommend Gift Baskets Overseas to everyone.

Steve Yates”

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Gourmet Basket to Barcelona, Spain

25 May

Let the favorite foodie in your life know how much you care about them by sending a little feast in a big hamper filled with the most delicious goodies. The gourmet assortment includes the whole range of exquisite flavors. Especially for the cheese lovers we’ve included some world’s best cheeses from creamy decadent to sharp and pungent. There’s also a selection of snacks that perfectly goes together including gourmet crackers, savory green olives, pickled cucumbers, and more. As a perfect pairing to gourmet treats there’s a bottle of dry white wine. Thank an employee for their hard work, contribute […] Continue Reading…