Wine and Dine ThemWritten by Bob Bassett
For friends that enjoy finer things in life, a wine gift basket is a tasteful choice that they will be sure to appreciate. There are also gift baskets available with champagne, beer, hard cider, and even specialty soft drinks for those that don't drink wine.
Wine gift baskets center around all varieties of wine and champagne. If recipient has a preference for a certain type of wine, for instance Chablis or Merlot, you can probably find a basket featuring it. If you aren't familiar with wine, most local wine and liquor stores can answer your questions. Some even offer classes on wine appreciation and wine tasting. If you are shopping online, contact seller of wine gift basket you are interested in purchasing. If they are unable to answer your question, they can probably direct you to a good resource that can.
Small and local wineries may offer wine gift baskets. If you live near a wine producing area such as California's Napa Valley or New York's Finger Lakes region, you may be able to purchase a basket in their gift shop. Don't worry, if you don't live somewhere convenient to a winery, though. Online retailers have a great selection and can ship your purchases to many locations. Because champagne and wine are alcoholic beverages, there may be more shipping restrictions than with other gift basket choices.
The Recent Phenomenon of Futon Bunk BedsWritten by Dani Martin
Futon bunk beds are a recent phenomenon, and have their roots in natural evolution of futons. In recent years, futons have significantly improved in style, quality and comfort. In fact, futons have evolved from tri-fold frame designed for college dormitories to more appealing, sofa-style sleepers with custom pillows and covers.
In addition, futon mattresses have improved in quality, and are now nearly as comfortable as traditional mattress. These factors, along with their versatility and space-saving functionality, have made futons and futon bunk beds more appealing.
Futon bunk beds are two futon beds stacked one on top of other. The only real difference between futon bunk beds and traditional bunk beds is that former has dual functionality of serving as a couch. As such futon bunk beds represent ultimate in space savings. They allow you to have two beds and a couch all within just a few square feet of floor space.