Christmas Hamper Ideas – My Family Ties

Christmas Hamper Ideas

Christmas is a time for sharing and what better way to show you care than to give a hamper as a gift, and with so many different hampers on offer there you can find something for everyone this Christmas. I have put together a few of my favourite’s with a fabulous discount at the bottom of the post!

Buy One Get One Free!
Smith & Kinghorn have a great offer on their website if you buy the Festive Hamper you get the Yuletide Hamper for FREE!
Both hampers are full of British products packed very securely, with plenty of tasty treats these hampers are great to give to friends and family and the beauty of this offer is that you can give one and have one for yourself.  
The Festive Hamper contains:
Fox’s Christmas Pudding 
        Thorntons Truffles 
         Mercer Apple Sage & Cider Jelly 
         Rose Farm Harvest Chutney 
         Walkers Shortbread Fingers wrapped 
         Mrs Darlington’s Cranberry Sauce with Port 
        Brewhoho – Christmas Tea 25’s 
         Thorncroft Cordial 
        Epicure Pate 
         Cottage Delight Strawberry Extra Jam 
         Atkins & Potts Brandy Sauce 
         Walkers Glenfiddich Mincemeat Tarts x 6 
The Yuletide Hamper contains:
Walkers White Choc & Raspberry Biscuits 
         Thorntons Chocolates
         Mrs Darlington’s Orange Curd with Cointreau 
         Dundee Cake 
         Walker’s Traditional Oatcakes 
         Thorncroft Cordials 
        Dormen Dry Roast Nuts 
         Divine (100g) bar – selection
         Mrs Bridges Christmas Marmalade 
        Mrs Bridges Christmas Chutney 
         Epicure Cheese Straws 
    Mercers Beer & Black Pepper Mustard

Spicers of Hythe have a huge selection of Christmas hampers for everyone and the Joybelles Christmas gift box is a lovely hamper idea at a great price.  Spicers of Hythe service is excellent so expect the best from their customer service and delivery, the great thing about this hamper is that it is presented in a festive box which is all ready to give as a gift or put under the tree. The contents is very securely packed to ensure you have no breakages, and the tasty treats inside will thrill your loved ones with the traditional styled products. The Joybelles Christmas Gift Box includes:
Award Winning plum pudding with port & brandy
Taste Christmas pies
Yorkshire gourmet tomato basil & mozzarella crisps
Temptations Guylians artisan Belgian chocolates
Eternal grocer tube of sweet lemon zest biscuits
Walkers pure butter shortbread fingers
Radfords vanilla fudge bag
Taste old fashioned rhubarb & custard confectionary
Glenfarclas whisky marmalade
Love Popcorn is the ideal snack for Boxing day, after all the excess of Christmas Day it is nice to reach for something light and tasty after all that Turkey! Love Popcorn comes in five new flavours.
The new Love Popcorn flavours include Sea Salt and Cracked Black Pepper, Fiery Salsa – made with real tomato, chilli and cumin – Cocoa Crisp, Salty Sweet and Sweet Vanilla.
Not only are Love Popcorn products made from healthier, wholegrain corn – which is low in fat and high in anti-oxidants.
Love Popcorn – which is gluten free and handmade, using traditional artisan methods is the ideal premium snack this festive season.

This is the hamper for any total chocolate lovers out there, 26 bars of chocolate heaven, all fairtrade and organic and all suitable for vegans.  
Plain Dark Bar
Pumpkin & Hemp Dark Bar
 Sea Salt Dark Bar
Coconut & Raspberry Dark Bar
 Plain Milk Bar
Lemon & Poppy White Bar
 Lavender Dark Bar
Mandarin & Ginger Dark Bar
 Mint Dark Bar
Chilli & Lime Dark Bar
 Tangerine Milk Bar
 Coffee Espresso Dark Bar
 Hazelnut Dark Bar
 Hazelnut & Almond Milk Bar
 Lemon & Cardamom Dark Bar
 Ginger Dark Bar
 Sea Salt & Lime Milk Bar
Raspberry & Vanilla White Bar
Four Bars Dark Collection 
Four Bars Milk & White Collection 

A delicious gift box for the chocolate lover of organic and fairtrade chocolate bars (all suitable for Vegans) using blended Dominican Trinitario beans.  This would be the perfect gift to add with white and milk chocolate to treat your loved one this Christmas. The gift pack contains;
Lemon & Poppy Seed Bar
Raspberry & Vanilla Bar
Hazelnut & Almond Bar
Cornish Sea Salt & lime Bar
What a fabulous selection of foodie goodies for someone special, the Big Hamper from Abel & Cole is the ideal hamper with lots of little treats all in a lovely and useful wicker basket, which you will use again and again just perfect for picnics.
Rioja Crianza Majister Bibendi Navarrsotillo 2009 
Malborough Sauvignon Blanc, The Collectables (2013) 
Cheese Straws , Authentic Bread Company (100g) 
Extra Virgin Olive Oil, The Olive Oil Company (500ml) 
Plum & Cranberry Chutney, Kitchen Garden (285g) 
Lime, Ginger & Coriander Dressing, Scarlet Angel (250ml) 
Mini Mince Pies, Abel & Cole (pack of 12) 
English Strawberry Jam, Abel & Cole (340g) 
Seville Orange & Mandarin Marmalade, Abel & Cole (340g) 
Shortbread, Island Bakery (150g) 
Handmade Mixed Truffles, Cocoa Loco (230g) 
Smoked Salmon, Inverawe (200g) 
Italian Antipasto Misto, Unearthed (90g) 
Godminster Vintage Cheddar (400g) 
Cropwell Bishop Stilton (454g) 
Brandy Double Cream, Ivy House Farm (248ml) 
Kasbah Olives, The Real Olive Company (250g
For a festive treat that won’t fail to impress, look no further than this delicious hamper that Abel & Cole have put together for Christmas. It contains: 
Rioja Blanco Noemus Navarrsotillo Rioja 2012 
Oat Crackers, Pimhill 
Extra Virgin Olive Oil, The Olive Oil Company (500ml) 
Handmade Champagne Truffles, Cocoa Loco 
Shortbread Biscuits, Long Island Bakery (150g) 
Grumpy Yule Christmas Coffee, Grumpy Mule (227g) 
Mini Mince Pies, Abel & Cole (12 pack) 
Smoked Salmon, Inverawe (200g) 
Godminster Vintage Cheddar (400g) 
Cropwell Bishop Stilton 1/4 Moon (454g) 
Italian Antipasto Misto, Unearthed (90g) 
Kasbah Olives, The Real Olive Company (250g) 
This is ideal for a Boxing Day picnic, and I love the sound of the Grumpy Yule Christmas Coffee! We can all relate to the stresses of Christmas.

This award winning Sloe Port is a lovely hamper idea for Christmas paired with two delicious chocolate bars ( Ginger Chocolate and Chilli & Lime Chocolate) all presented in a basket hamper, ideal for putting under the tree as a special gift for anyone who loves a quality tipple.
This hamper is a double treat of gin with Raisthorpe Manor’s Award Winning Raspberry Gin, and also their Award Winning Damson Gin in a lovely basket hamper with an Apple Crunch chocolate bar to compliment the gin.
Raisthorpe Manor have a festive competition on their website to WIN a hamper worth £100 all you need to do is head over to their website and fill out a short form.
Good Luck!

Naked Wines

We have been buying wines from Naked Wines for a few years now and have only every had one bottle of wine that we didn’t really like.  But that was no problem at all as Naked Wines have a wonderful customer service department who will replace any bottles you don’t like, or that are accidentally broken for any reason with another bottle. 
If you have a look on the Naked Wines website you will see that you can either select your wine by the bottle (minimum order is 6 bottles) or you can get some great selections that have been carefully put together for quality and customer ratings. 

We have just bought the Deluxe Christmas Collection with 18 fabulous bottles of red and white wines, champagne and port and this special Christmas collection doesn’t stop there, Naked Wines are also including:

FREE glass decanter (worth £42) 
FREE olive oil (worth £12.99) 
FREE artisan coffee (worth £9.99) 
FREE olive oil (worth £12.99) and a 
FREE wine opener, as well as –
FREE delivery

 All this at a massive saving of £146.29! At £156.99 for all the wine and the added free extras this offer sells out very quickly, so I am glad that I became a Naked Wines Angel a few years ago as this gives you huge savings every time you buy from Naked Wines. 
What is a Naked Wine Angel?

  • Naked Wine Angels save 25% (and up to 50%) off every bottle of wine they buy.
  • As an Angel you get a FREE premium bottle of wine in your basket every month.
  • You support winemakers directly and therefore get better wines as a result.
  • Invest £20 (or more) a month into your Naked Wines account and you can use this on any subsequent orders you make, whenever you like.
There are no contracts or obligations so you can cancel at any time which is reassuring, and we have saved so much on quality premium wines being Angels.
I wanted to include Naked Wines in my round up of Christmas hamper ideas as I have gifted cases and bottles of wines from them every Christmas for the last few years and they are always very gratefully received and in fact many of my friends have gone on to become Angels as a result.  
50% Off A Case Of Naked Wines!

Naked Wines have kindly put together a wonderful special offer just for My Family Ties readers, a case full of all the wines you need for a very special Christmas.  The beauty of this offer is you will get more than 50% off your Christmas case of Naked Wines with everything you need for the festive season, including Prosecco, six bottles of premium reds and five bottles of tried and tested quality white wines. You will get all these bottles for just £5 per bottle! 
To take advantage of this very generous offer that Naked Wines are giving My Family Ties readers, all you need to do is follow the link below and use the codes, don’t forget to add your email address as well to get the huge £68.89 voucher off the case of wine!
*All in uppercase*
Code – XMAS2411
Password – ASP32XYN
If you decide to try out this great offer let me know if you love the wine as much as we do, I would really like to know what you thought of these premium wines.
If you do agree that Naked Wines are as good as they look then you are in for a treat as I have a fantastic competition coming up soon to win some award winning, lip smacking wine from Naked Wines so come back soon to find out more.

I hope you have enjoyed reading my Hamper ideas for Christmas, and that it has given a little inspiration for gifts for your family and friends. 

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  1. December 1, 2014 / 8:10 pm

    Some lovely hampers, they look perfect for Christmas. x

  2. Holly Hadjigeorgiou
    December 1, 2014 / 8:22 pm

    What a lovely idea, I now no what to get for my parents! Perfect, thank you! x

    • January 11, 2015 / 4:05 pm

      They are perfect for parents Holly I agree! 🙂

  3. December 1, 2014 / 10:36 pm

    Hampers are a lovely idea for a gift x

    • January 11, 2015 / 4:06 pm

      They are a great gift idea I agree Debbie 🙂

  4. December 1, 2014 / 11:10 pm

    Oh I love a hamper, any kind. They are the best Christmas gift x

    • January 11, 2015 / 4:07 pm

      I love to receive them and give them too Donna!

  5. December 2, 2014 / 6:00 am

    The box/basket it comes in is really important too.

    • January 11, 2015 / 4:07 pm

      It really is Maya, so useful to have one you can use again 🙂

  6. December 3, 2014 / 8:23 pm

    Some lovely hampers the best I've seen this year xx

    • January 11, 2015 / 4:08 pm

      Thank you Steve, there is just so much choice out there sometimes it's hard to choose!!

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