Gifts from the Kitchen, Halloween Treat Basket

Halloween isn’t just for kids any more, a trip into just about any store these days will be sure to yield a lavish display of Halloween goodies for all ages

Halloween treat sticks

One of my friends recently had back surgery and I wanted to bring her a basket full of goodies to enjoy as she recovered

Halloween vignette

My original plan was to fill it full of lotions, and girly pampering products, but as I was shopping I found myself going in a completely different direction…


A trip to Home Goods harvested this cool metal “basket” with rope handles


My friend is fun-loving and down to earth,  and she has a great sense of humor… so instead of hand lotion and peppermints, yawn…


She got a witch mug, a ghost plate,  and caramel popcorn!


I also found an orange striped kitchen towel, pumpkin spice candle and a jar of sweet and sour jelly pumpkin candies that were too cute to pass up!


The towel lined the bottom of the basket and I filled the mug with Baileys Chocolate Truffles [Costco] and glittery faux mini pumpkins [Pier 1 last year]


The candle, mug and jelly pumpkins went in the bottom of the basket with just enough space to tuck in the plate, a bag of caramel popcorn and and a bag of candy corn M&Ms

Halloween basket

I added some magazines behind the plate


and tied orange chevron burlap ribbon [Hobby Lobby]  on the rope handles

Halloween basket

I also added some umbrellas and straws just for silliness

goodie basket

Get well soon Sally! 

Treat basket

Sally is a very important person around here because not only is she a friend…

She is CC’s other grandmother!

And we need to keep our strength up, because CC is going to be a big sister next spring!!


It says so right on her shirt!!

Gift baskets are so much fun to make and if you don’t have a clue what to give someone, a seasonal basket is a great choice~

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18 Responses to “Gifts from the Kitchen, Halloween Treat Basket”
  1. Lynn says:

    Your basket turned out cute Jenna, love the fun plate and cup! Wishing Sally a speedy recovery and congrats on another little one:@)

  2. Mary says:

    What a cheery get well basket Jenna! I love looking in HomeGoods for treats and other goodies! Congrats to CC’s mom, what a fun event for your family to look forward to 🙂

  3. Vikki says:

    Love your basket, it is adorable! I also love HomeGoods. You never know what surprises you will find there.

  4. bj says:

    Congrats on the new baby….your gift basket is adorable.

  5. Liz Mackie says:

    Wishing your friend a good recovery. Have a good day and week!

  6. Rosie Moreno says:

    Oh, Jenna, what a wonderful friend you are. Again, you inspire me with your creativity! And congratulations on the new baby!! Rosie @ The Magic Hutch

  7. Emily says:

    Hi Jenna, what a wonderful gift for your friend, I think it is adorable. I love the metal basket and you added so many fun and cute goodies. I’m sure she must have been delighted. How wonderful to know you are going to have a new addition in your family next spring. Congratulations, I’m thrilled for you……………

  8. Debbie C says:

    Jenna. you did a wonderful job on that gift basket, and I think they are as much fun to make as to give. Congratulations on the new baby!

  9. Sandra Garth says:

    This is so thoughtful! Well wishes to your friend.

  10. April says:

    This is such a cute idea! I love that orange chevron ribbon. 🙂 I would like to ivite you to share your fall themed posts at my 2014 Harvest Hop linky party.

  11. Kim says:

    Congratulations! You must be thrilled at the news. I love the basket you created. It is truly wonderful and fun!

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