What to Put in a Spa Basket?

It’s really confusing when you have to decide about what to put in a spa basket. While filling your basket with various gift items, you want to make sure you’re selecting the perfect spa essentials for your loved ones. At Aunt Laurie’s, you will find a great collection of different types of gift baskets. If you want to buy a …

Clemson Tigers Team Spirit

Clemson Tigers Gift Baskets for SC College Football Gift baskets are the ultimate gift to surprise a loved one for any occasion or event, including football! Located in South Carolina, Aunt Laurie not only has the perfect southern comfort food and snack gift baskets, but we also have college gift baskets that are dedicated to our favorite local football teams …

USC Gamecocks

Are you a football fan? South Carolina football is something we don’t take very lightly. It’s an exciting time to root for not only our state team but for our South Carolina college teams. Now that Football season is finally back, we’re ready to support and celebrate one of our favorite college football teams, The South Carolina Gamecocks! The USC …

Celebrate National Relaxation Day with Homemade Spa Gift Baskets

It’s National Relaxation Day! Do you know what that means? This day was created for us to remember to slow down from our very busy, hectic lives and take time to relax. We get so caught up in daily life that we sometimes manage to forget to stop and smell the roses, but this year let’s all stop and give …

Celebrate ADA Awareness Day!

Did you know that the month of July technically has two Independence days? That’s right! On July 4, we celebrate the birthday of America, but on July 26 we celebrate the birthday of the Americans with Disabilities Act, ADA, which empowers all of those who are disabled to celebrate their own independence. The Americans with Disabilities Act was born on …

Autism Awareness Month

It’s time to pull out your multi-colored ribbon and be mindful of a misunderstood and puzzling condition known as Autism. Autism Awareness Month first began in April of 1970. The goal was and still is to educate the public by bringing focus and attention to this debilitating mental and developmental disorder that affects more than 24 million people worldwide. Autism …

Do You Think Giving is Better Than Receiving?

We often hear that giving is better than receiving – that the one who gives to another usually ends up receiving more than the one being gifted. While I’ve often known this to be true, I recently had an experience that confirmed just how powerful the act of giving is. Earlier this month, I was invited to speak to children …

Organizations Working to Make Significant Impact in Disability Community

Did you know that only 36 percent of Americans with disabilities between the ages of 18-64 have a job? In contrast, 77 percent of individuals without disabilities in the same age range are employed. That’s a 41 percent difference! Needless to say, we have a long way to go to help individuals with disabilities not only enter the workforce, but …

Making Mother’s Day Extra Special

While it’s easy to dismiss Mother’s Day as just another commercial holiday, it provides a special opportunity to show our appreciation and gratitude for the person responsible for bringing us into the world. Mothers truly are special. They give us life, support us in our life journey, and teach us what it means to live a good life. They love …

Supporting Autism Awareness Month

In case you’ve missed it, April is Autism Awareness Month – a month very near and dear to our hearts at Aunt Laurie’s since many of our products in our hand woven gift baskets are made by individuals with autism. Sadly, autism and people with autism are often misunderstood. But, given that it is one of the fastest-growing developmental disorders in …