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9 Heartfelt Get Well Soon Gifts That Are Better Than Flowers

18 Apr 2019

*This article was updated on 19/08/2022*

 

From the softest socks to a Get Well Soon hamper, brighten up someone’s day and show them that you care.

 

Here are 9 gift ideas to make recovery that much easier...

 

1. A Get Well Soon Afternoon Tea Hamper

A good cup of tea solves everything, so if you have a friend who isn’t feeling too well, sending this hamper may help.

During their time off work, laid out on the sofa, they can enjoy a nice cup of English Breakfast or Earl Grey tea accompanied by a beautifully rich Tregroes toffee waffle, a delicious all-butter shortbread biscuit or a slice of the sublime apricot and ginger cake.

 

2. A Feel Better Soon Luxury Tuck Box

If you’re homesick you can feel under the weather so support an old friend in their predicament with this brilliant box of British delights.

If they are genuinely ill though, there’s popcorn a-plenty for them to munch on while watching a TV movie at one in the afternoon and some crumbly Cotswold fudge for when they need something a little sweeter. 

If they loved jelly beans when they were younger, then they’re in luck. The Natural Candy Shop’s bag of jellied treats will give them flashbacks to their youth spent in a British sweet shop and have them up on their feet in no time.

 

3. A Rest Up Divinely Decadent Chocolate Hamper

Chocolate can make everything better, so when you want to wish someone well, send them a big box of the finest chocolate treats.   

If you gift this Get Well Soon hamper, they’ll be on the road to recovery with delights such as beautifully light Monty Bojangle’s truffles.

There are two different flavours of Willie’s Cacao chocolate which is brilliantly pure and a top-quality hot chocolate that will soothe them to sleep.

 

4. Cookie Doe London: Cheer Up Edible Vegan Cookie Dough

For a less healthy but naughtily delicious gift try the four tubs of edible cookie dough from Cookie Doe London.

The four 8 oz tubs are the perfect comfort food to help get someone over a difficult cold or a touch of ‘man flu’.

Available in over 10 flavours, you can tailor this gift to your struggling friend’s taste. Sending this gift can be very personal and it shows them that you understand what they need.

 

5. Oo&Ahh: Get well Soon Giant Chocolate Chip

Ooh and Ahh specialise in creating giant cookies with personalised messages on them.

Sending them something that is so unique and personal is very likely to put a smile on their face and when someone is unwell this could be the perfect gift.

 

6. Warmies: A Comforting Elephant Microwavable Plush Toy

If your friend or loved one is stuck in bed and can’t summon up the energy to leave, then you should send them a fitting gift.

With this Elephant plush toy, they won’t want to get up, even if they could!  

It is a fully microwavable, lavender-scented plush that is perfect for a cold evening or when struggling to sleep.  

Simply place her in the microwave for 90 seconds and enjoy the relaxing smells of lavender as ailments are forgotten and sleep ensues.

 

7. Comfy Feet: Relaxing Hedgehog Massage Slipper

Who doesn’t love a good foot massage? It can be especially welcome if you aren’t feeling too well. This gift is not only thoughtful and more useful than flowers, but it is multipurpose as well.

Not only do the cosy slippers keep their feet warm, but they also get a foot massage by flicking a switch on the side to vibrate.

 

8. Skandinavisk: Feel Better Soon Rosenhave Ceramic Candle

This very luxurious candle could be exactly what your friend or loved one needs right now. Inspired by the Scandinavian way of life, this candle is designed to enhance our environment by creating a softer, cosier atmosphere.

 

9. Not Another Bunch of Flowers: Get Well Soon Cosy Cashmere & Merino Bed Socks

Comfy socks are one of the most welcome gifts to receive when you’re ill.

This is a very personal gift, sent in a box tied with a ribbon that reads ‘a little treat for your feet’ on the top and ‘we hope these keep your toes nice and cosy’ on the side.

 They are breathable and odour resistant, so they will go a long way in making your poorly friend feel much better.

 

You can view our full range of Get Well Soon hampers on our website.

If you have any questions or would like some help picking out a get well soon gift hamper for your friend or loved one, then don’t be afraid to get in touch.