Graduation Gifts That Will Be Remembered
By Kate S | Submitted On May 31, 2009
The months of May and June are for graduation and commencement exercises. Graduation represents completion of a stage of educational growth and accomplishment, and comes only a few times in our lives. It is a joyous gifting occasion, especially when the graduate is one of our family member or loved one. This article provides some graduation gift ideas below.
1. Graduation Gift Basket:
Send your high school or college graduate an unforgettable gift basket. The gift box contains keepsake items that the recipient will always treasure, including a "Hats Off To You mug", a ceramic picture frame that the recipient can keep his/her graduation photo, and a "Speaking of Graduation" book. The gift container is also filled with gourmet snacks, including butter toffee pretzels, shortbread cookies, caramel popcorn, chocolate truffle cookies and more. This gift will satisfy the taste bud of the recipient, and bring back fond memories for years to come.
2. Graduation Gift Tower:
Alternatively, you can send a gift tower which consists of three gift boxes stacked into the likeness of a graduate in a red gown and black cap. The gift boxes are filled with gourmet fruit and nut mixtures, caramel popcorn, and assorted toffees. Your graduate will appreciate your thoughtfulness and the set of gift boxes will be a keepsake after the event.
3. Graduation Owl:
The owl is a symbol of wisdom and is associated with studious scholars. The Greek goddess of wisdom, Athena, is often shown holding an owl. It is no coincidence that the graduation owl is a popular graduation gift. Send your best wishes with a plush owl in a cap and hoots to the classic graduation march. It is a sure way to bring laughter to the recipient of this unique gift.
4. Congratulations Gift Basket:
To celebrate this joyous occasion with friends and family, send a gift basket with a complete collection of party accessories. The gift is complete with multi-color balloons, party poppers, package of confetti, disposable camera, champagne bottle candle, festive snacks, gourmet caramel popcorn, white yogurt covered pretzels, chewy toffee candies and more. This gift provides all that is needed for a celebration party.
5. Shining Star Gift Basket:
To compliment the accomplishment of the graduate, make them feel like a shining star by sending them a glittering star gift container filled with scrumptious treats. Inside the container are chocolate cream filled water cookies, cheddar cheese pretzel sticks, Ghirardelli chocolate squares, almond vanilla cookies, and more. Long after the treats are gone, the basket remains as a shiny reminder of your thoughtfulness on his/her graduation.
6. Gift Tower of Treats:
Send a stack of three attractive gift boxes filled with generous portions of bakery fresh pastry cookies, French chocolate truffles, and tasty gourmet popcorn. This delectable gift is a great way to say congratulations to your graduate.
7. Traveling Gourmet Gift Basket:
Send your graduate a Travelling Gourmet Tower, a gift basket in 3 faux leather suitcases for gourmet treats on the go! The suitcases are filled with savory treats, including vanilla cream cocoa, sliced beef salami, honey sweet peanuts, Ghirardelli chocolate bar, chocolate chip cookies, almond toffee, buttery pretzels, vanilla caramels, gourmet roast coffee, and more. The recipient will love this unique gift long after the goodies are gone. The 3 suitcases will be greatÂ
for traveling for years to come.
8. Rose Bouquet:
Send a rose bouquet of gorgeous red roses which includes a decorative vase. This stunning array of beautiful and fragrant roses is great for female graduates.
Cookie basket is an all time favorite for any celebration. Included in the basket is an assortment of cookies in 8 different flavors, including Biscotti, chocolate chip, dipped macaroons, macadamia white chocolate, peanut butter, oatmeal raisin and more. It is a great gift for sharing in a celebration party.
10. Book Lovers Gift Basket:
This gift comes in an antique wooden book end chest filled with almond toffee malt balls bag, chewy gourmet fudge brownies, vanilla caramels, and gourmet coffee. It is a great gift for the recipient to enjoy during reading time. The book worm in your life will appreciate this thoughtful gift.
Graduation celebration will not be complete without a smooth and enticing cake. There are many selections to choose from. You can send a black velvet cake with velvety smooth bittersweet chocolate mousse flavored with brandy and espresso resting atop vanilla cake, and wrapped with a thin layer of chocolate almond sponge cake. Alternatively, you can send a remarkably light orange chiffon cake Wrapped in an almond jaconde and topped with clear glaze and sliced orange. Inside is laced with the juice and zest of fresh oranges, and layered with whipped cream, creme fraiche and orange. These cakes are treats for the eyes as well as the palate, and will be remembered by your graduate.
In summary, graduation marks a significant milestone in our lives. Send a special gift to your friends and loved ones to show you are so proud of their accomplishment. You can send a graduation gift basket, plush owl, congratulation gift basket, shining star gift basket, rose bouquet, cookie basket, book lovers gift basket, or a delicious cake. Your thoughtfulness will be remembered by the recipients whenever they look back at this joyous event.