Did you know Le Caramel offers free factory tours for parties of 10 or more? It is a really sweet way to spend an hour of your day. The factory tour is hosted by Le Caramel’s upbeat and amazing co-owner Christen Kugener. (If you have not had the pleasure of meeting her, you should stop by the shop—located at 1181 Pioneer Way, El Cajon, CA 92020—and introduce yourself.) Christen, and her husband Vincent, founded the business over 10 years ago with just one product—sea salt car
“And after a long time the boy came back again.
"I am sorry, Boy," said the tree, "but I have nothing left to give you-
My apples are gone."
"My teeth are too weak for apples," said the boy.
"My branches are gone," said the tree.
"You cannot swing on them-"
"I am too old to swing on branches," said the boy.
"My trunk is gone," said the tree.
"You cannot climb-"
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Dad. Father. Stud. Dude. Papa. Rock Star. Daddy. World’s Greatest. Dad is known for his many names, his many wonders and his persistent pursuit of fun! Celebrate Father’s Day this year with a gift that sums up the Dad in your life. May we suggest: For the Stud-Finding Dad: Let’s Do This! Bucket For the Caramel-Loving Dad: Caramel Lover’s For the Green Thumb Dad: Garden Bucket For the New Dad: Bundle of Joy For the Stressed Dad: Spa Basket For the Chocolate-Loving Dad: Chocola
I know we keep talking about it, but it really is a big deal to us! The Basket Corner is turning 20yrs. old and we are having a huge party to celebrate this important milestone! (Le Caramel turns 10 this year too!) Join us in our boutique on Friday, May 17, 2019 (12:00p.m. - 7:00p.m) to celebrate The Basket Corner’s 20yr. anniversary of gift giving and Le Caramel’s 10yr. anniversary in business. There will be laughter, fun, goodies for sale, cake and a raffle giveaway for a g
Mother’s Day is May 12. The Basket Corner and Le Caramel have several gift suggestions to make this Mother’s Day extra sweet for all of the Mamas in your life! 1. For the Mother Who Needs to Relax Spa Basket 2. For the Mother Who Wants to Play Fun at the Beach 3. For the Mother Who Needs a Quick Fix Chocolate Lover’s Basket 4. For the Mother Who is Looking for a Hobby Garden Bucket 5. For the Mother Who is Extra Sweet Le Caramel Lover’s Basket 6. For the Mother Who Needs to B
*Before we begin… It’s April and Easter is right around the corner. So don’t forget to order your incredibly cute Easter basket from The Basket Corner, today! But, if you have not had the opportunity to check out the Let’s Do This Bucket from The Basket Corner, you are missing out. This has to be, one of the most fun, practical and unique gifts around. In the age of trying to come up with something new, the Let’s Do This bucket is an ideal gift for anyone about to begin a pro
Though the origin of April Fools’ Day is still a mystery—no kidding!—it is thought that this holiday began in France. In 1582, France decided to switch from the Julian calendar (which began its new year every April 1st) to the Gregorian calendar which celebrated the new year on January 1st. Those who did not get the memo became the brunt of many a joke, including having paper fish placed on their backs. The “poisson d’Avril” became a symbol of a very gullible person. The Bask
Come fête 2 San Diego businesses in one fun event! This year marks the 10yr. anniversary of Le Caramel and the 20yr. anniversary of The Basket Corner. Join us in our boutique: When: Friday, May 17, 2019 (12:00p.m. - 7:00p.m) Where: 1181 Pioneer Way, El Cajon, CA 92020. There will be laughter, fun, factory tours, goodies for sale, cake (cutting at 6p.m.) and a raffle giveaway for a gift basket and caramels. Mark your calendars. This is an event you won’t want to miss! #thebask
Have you ever wondered about the traditions behind Easter? From pagans to Christians, to the children of today, the ritual of giving gifts during Easter has been around since ancient times. Easter is celebrated in the spring and symbolizes fertility and birth. When pagans prayed for a healthy harvest, they called upon their goddess Eostre for good fortune. Over time, images of Eostre emerged—always including a woven basket in her arms. For Christians, Easter is a
This year’s Academy Awards were humming along until Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper walked up the stage, hand-in-hand, and knocked out a performance of ‘Shallow’ that made us all long for the excitement of something new and beautiful. While you sit and YouTube the performance—and reflect upon the famous duo’s breathless gaze into one another’s eyes—think about sending someone an unexpected gift of something that is just as exciting. A personalized gift from The Basket
Leprechauns are mischievous little men that have been spotted around the mountains of Ireland since 700A.D. The name leprechaun originates from the old Irish word luchorpán, meaning small body. (A leprechaun only grows as tall as an average three year old.) Legend has it that leprechauns always travel away from home with their gold and treasures. If you are lucky enough to capture a leprechaun, he must give you his pot of gold. But leprechauns are known to be snea