gift idea for travel buffs

It’s hard to shop for certain people, isn’t it? I love my dad but I feel like I can never get him just the right thing to let him know how I feel.  And my mom..don’t get me started! She’d be happy with a 12 pack of Diet Coke, lol!  I thought it’d be fun to put together a basket of their favorite things combined since they’re big travelers!  Well, okay so my parents aren’t BIG travelers but they desire to be big travelers!  They have 9 kids, you know.  Yes that’s right, me and Kristi are twins and have 7 additional siblings!  It’s so fun!  It doesn’t leave a lot of time for my parents to be away from 32 grandkids but they appreciate culture as they both lived out of country before they were married in their college days.

This cute collage would make for a darling travel basket.  Some items to put in a quick and easy basket would be a great book, a couple of home decor goods, some jewelry for the Mrs and since it’s that time of year, an ornament, you can’t go wrong!  The man will love the book and appreciate tactful decor and you know us women, we love jewelry!  And if you’re doubting anything, add some treats, everyone loves treats!

Here is that same theme put together for my parents, all courtesy of my fav store, World Market!

Had a good time shopping…my 5 year old son was confused as to why we strayed in the lamp department forever, lol.  So many choices!  One thing I loved was the build a basket on the spot!  There were a billion basket choices and they told you what to grab from the store to fit the theme.  Smart.  I grabbed a $4.99 basket that included the cellophane bag to wrap it in PLUS it had raffia filled AND twine with a tag!  Score!

I think my parents will love their basket!  It’s a great Christmas present and will keep both of them occupied.

Wouldn’t a free trip be amazing to give away too!?  Right now, World Market is offering a grand prize package including a dream trip for 2 to India and a $1,000 World Market Gift card. There will also be 3 runner up prize winners that will each receive a $500 World Market gift card!  AWESOME, huh??

The Life of Pi Sweepstakes

  • Grand Prize package includes: a dream trip for 2 to India and a $1,000 World Market Gift card. There will also be 3 runner up prize winners that will each receive a $500 World Market gift card!
  • The Life of Pi Sweepstakes runs from 11/17 – 12/28.
  • If you share the sweepstakes with 5 of your friends (via FB share or email) you can receive 5 additional bonus entries. This is part of the registration process when entering. Users can also enter daily for more chances to win.
  • Enter online at World Market or World Market’s Facebook Page
What is Life of Pi, you ask?  It’s a story of an Indian boy named Pi, a zookeeper’s son, who survives a disaster at sea and is thrown into an epic journey. While adrift in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, he forms an amazing and unexpected connection with another a fearsome Bengal tiger. The movie opened in theaters November 21, 2012 so you can see it now!!  Or watch the trailer for Life of Pi!
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  1. 1

    I love all the ones with food in them. Hhmmmm, not sure what that says about me…
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  2. 4

    Those are some fantastic gift basket ideas! I’m especially fond of the hot cocoa one!
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