Gifts That Make Life Better

Posted on December 20th, 2012 by Helen | Posted in Notes & News

The holiday gift-buying season is here! We want the gifts we give to be good for the planet, a good value, and—most importantly—meaningful gestures that demonstrate our caring about the well-being of those we love. To this end, LifeSource has a few ideas to offer you as you make your shopping list: inspiring resource books and custom-made (by you!) gift baskets.

Gift Basket 1You can get as creative as you like when assembling a gift basket, but LifeSource can make it easier if you’re running short on time or ideas. Just choose a basket from our large selection, then consider the following ideas as a starting point for your own unique creations:

  • Italian: organic pasta sauce, organic pasta, organic olive oil, organically-grown olives
  • Asian: organic rice noodles, simmer sauce, organic tofu, sweet and/or savory roasted seaweed snacks
  • Beer- and/or wine-lovers: choose a selection for your loved ones to enjoy, arrange in basket. (SO easy!)
  • Cozy winter supper: organic soups and chilis, organic crackers
  • South of the border: tasty tortilla chips, hearty black beans/pinto beans, zesty organic salsa
  • Cold weather warm-up: organic teas, organic cocoas, and organic apple cider
  • Food is Fuel (for your favorite athlete): organic meal bars, organic brown rice cakes, organic peanut butter, protein powder packets, coconut waters, juices
  • Gluten-freedom: gluten-free baking mix, gluten-free pancake mix, organic chocolate chips, organic raisins
  • Movie night: Popcorn choices, organic and fairly-traded gourmet chocolate bars, packaged dehydrated and dried fruits
  • Gift Basket 2Healthful snackers: nuts, dried kale, pumpkin seeds, fruit strips, jerky, edamame
  • Pet-lovers: Catnip, chicken treats and organic canned food / Rawhide, biscuits, and jerky
  • Pamper Yourself: scented lotions, shower gel, bath salts, body wash, scented candle Especially for baby/new parents: gentle cleaners, diaper ointment, baby lotion and oils, nipple cream
  • Aromatherapy: assorted candles, incense and sachets (wide array available!)
  • Dreamers & thinkers: handmade journal, chakra candles, special “dream box”

So make your list and check it twice…and be sure to put yourself on it, too. You deserve to treat yourself with thoughtfulness and care as we say farewell to 2012 and greet 2013. Here’s to your health—cheers!