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From Martyrdom to Matchmaking: The Real History of Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day, the setting looks something like this: Love is in the air and romance abounds. Look over there — is that Cupid with his arrow pointed right at you? 

Um … hello? Did you fall asleep? 

What if I told you that Valentine’s Day originated as a ceremonial feast to celebrate the decapitation of a third-century Christian martyr. 

Have I got your attention now? Good! 

The history of Valentine’s Day wasn’t always cards, flowers, and candy. So, how did Valentine’s day go from execution to amour? You’ll have to keep reading to find out! 

The Real History of Valentine's Day: Gift Baskets Overseas Blog

3 Corporate Gift Trends to Benefit From in 2022

The beginning of January is the period when, at the start of a new year, we at Gift Baskets Overseas sit to analyze data from last year and especially the holiday season. The main reason for this activity is to understand changing demands and needs of businesses using gifts as part of their marketing and sales initiatives. This year, our business analytics spotted three clear trends that we decided to share with you. I am sure that knowing these corporate gift trends will benefit your own prognosis and planning in 2022.

3 Corporate Gift Trends to Benefit From in 2022: blog by Gift Baskets Overseas

International Gift Delivery Company Rolls Out Corporate Features To Streamline Holiday Shopping

Gift Baskets Overseas rolls out new corporate features to streamline holiday shopping for corporate customers to ensure a seamless experience and timely reminders. 

Arlington, MA –  In a recent announcement from Gift Baskets Overseas, the company has added new features to its tools giving corporate customers new options to make gift-giving worldwide easier. From sending timely reminders for the next gift-giving opportunity to a most unique Address Request Tool that allows users to send corporate gifts without knowing recipients’ addresses, GiftBasketsOverseas.com is revolutionizing the world of corporate gift giving.  

Corporate Features To Streamline Holiday Shopping: Pile of Gifts with Gift Baskets Overseas Logo

Surprising New Year’s Traditions in Italy

Happy New Year! This is the perfect time to celebrate the year you’ve been through and reflect on all the beautiful things that have happened, the lessons you’ve learned, and the people you’ve met. Ringing in the new year with friends and family is a feeling like no other, and Italians definitely know how to do it. We’ve put together an article about New Year’s traditions in Italy that will have you planning to spend your holidays there!

New Year's Traditions in Italy : Glass Flutes of champagne on a gold background with white gifts and gold ribbons

Summertime Noel – Celebrating Christmas in Brazil

Christmas traditions in Brazil have a rich history and are always lively and exciting, much like Brazilian culture. Christmas in Brazil is one of the most important days and the Brazilian people wait anxiously for quality time with family, food, and celebration. 

Being a predominantly Catholic country, Brazil celebrates Christmas the way most Western European countries and the US do, with just a few interesting and fun details that are unique to the country’s vibrant heritage. If you’ve ever wondered how people celebrate Christmas in Brazil, you came to the right place. 

Christmas in Brazil: Snowy Background with countdown clock and ornaments.

Corporate Gifting Tools That Help You During The Holiday Season

To help our customers prepare for the upcoming holiday season, the Gift Baskets Overseas team continues rolling out and updating corporate gifting tools that make your order experience seamless. This year, we have already introduced a number of them and promised more to come. So, to wrap up 2021 we’ve put all of this exciting news into one convenient list.

Corporate Gifting Tools That Help You During The Holiday Season

One More Remote Holiday Season: Ideas to Keep Teams Engaged

It’s hard to believe, but we’re approaching the holiday season, with days getting gradually colder and shorter. From the look of things now, it seems it’s going to be another remote holiday season! What does that mean for you and your organization? Today we’re going to look into the festive side of things. How can you keep employees engaged and in a good mood with another round of zoom parties? Let’s dive into it!

Remote Holiday Season: Ideas from Gift Baskets Overseas to Keep Teams Engaged

5 Internationally Acclaimed Horror Films and Snacks That Are Perfect With Them.

Vintage evil spooky doll

A not-so-secret fact about me is that I am a horror movie nut. I started with American classics like Psycho, Halloween, Friday the 13th, and Nightmare on Elm Street, and I’ve quickly watched as much as I possibly can. I’m happy to say that I’ve delighted in films both good and bad. So this Halloween season, I wanted to give you my top list of the globe’s scariest horror films and snacks that are perfect for munching through them.

Three Exciting Updates for the Corporate Customers Gift Baskets Overseas Launched This Year

How does your company approach new service and product development? At Gift Baskets Overseas, we often answer our corporate customers’ requests. To make your gift sending experience as smooth and simple as possible this year our team has been working hard on new features. We’re proud to launch three updates for the corporate customers Gift Baskets Overseas is happy to serve.

Three Exciting Updates for the Corporate Customers Gift Baskets Overseas Launched This Year

Inc. Magazine Reveals Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 5000

GiftBasketsOverseas.com makes its 7th appearance on the Inc. 500|5000 list, proving all things are possible with a great team.


Arlington, MA – Inc. magazine announced that GiftBasketsOverseas.com is on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the American economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small businesses. Intuit, Zappos, Under Armour, Microsoft, Patagonia, and many other well-known names gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000.