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Old 02-09-2012, 07:47 PM   #391
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Shirley from the Perfect Gift is the best!!

We fell in love with Cocoa Beach after staying before and after our DCL cruises and decided to purchase a place to vacation and then retire in there. We wanted to thank our realtor for all his help. After reading all the wonderful things about Shirley and receiving all the great tips from Shirley all these years I knew there was no where else to go.

What an amazing woman she is. She takes the time to help you with the perfect basket. I really enjoyed talking with her and getting to know her. Really one of a kind!

Our realtor received the basket today and they were beyond thrilled with it. They sent us a picture and it was nicer than we expected it would be. We saw several baskets waiting to be delivered to the ship when we were in the store and I can tell you the baskets she makes for the ship are so nice. I wouldn't hesitate to surprise someone with one of Shirley's baskets.
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Old 02-11-2012, 09:32 AM   #392
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So excited

Our cruise is just weeks away and I have finally contacted SHirley for a surprise gift for my girls and their godmother. I can't wait to finalize it next week and then to see their faces when we walk in the room.
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Old 02-21-2012, 09:35 AM   #393
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I LOVE the idea of ordering these baskets!! I just called and spoke to a nice man named Kevin and he was perfectly willing to take my order if I was ready (which I wasn't). I told him that we aren't cruising until mid-May so he suggested calling back about three weeks prior to the cruise and if I had specific requests of things to go into the basket, great, but if not they would make suggestions for me.

Now, in addition to putting together ideas for the FE, I get to come up with some basket ideas for DH. Can't wait!!
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Old 03-02-2012, 04:53 PM   #394
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please check facebook for new gift baskets plus the new ones for Easter - ENJOY!!!!!
click under my name which has the facebook link
thanks for all the calls we have received in interest in our gift baskets - we really really appreciate your interest and kindness
Much love always
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Old 03-02-2012, 05:06 PM   #395
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Shirley,

Is it too late to order a birthday gift basket for 8 March for the Disney Fantasy?

Thank you,
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Old 03-05-2012, 08:41 AM   #396
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Shirley,

Is it too late to order a birthday gift basket for 8 March for the Disney Fantasy?

Thank you,
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Kim if you call today or tomorrow, we can do it - thanks
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Old 03-28-2012, 02:19 PM   #397
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Go to our facebook at http://www.facebook.com/#!/PerfectGiftCapeCanaveral
to see the baskets we are offering for Easter. ENJOY!!!!!!!!

Thanks so much for everything and know you are appreciated
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Old 07-19-2012, 08:22 AM   #398
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Don't forget to order that special gift basket/flowers for your cruise, resort and just because....
We will be adding a little extra special item as our way of saying thank you.

Have a great day...
Much love always
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Old 07-19-2012, 09:11 AM   #399
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I may be flamed, but my experience was not great.

Just an FYI, but in my experience, after 3 times over the last few years of thinking of doing a gift basket for various cruises, and then actually having one done by Perfect Gift, I find that Shirley isn't the one doing the baskets. So, if you think you will get her and have her personal touch, it is not what I experienced.

Also, if you feel the person that you speak to regarding your basket is not understanding you, and you don't feel confident the basket will turn out to be what you requested, get someone else to do your basket or cancel it before you pay for something that you will be disappointed in.

I say this only because I went into my basket order based on glowing, many many glowing, reports regarding the Perfect Gift. I did not feel the basket we received lived up to the hype, and the service from the person doing my basket certainly did not. I did contact Shirley almost one month ago, just to be sure the matter was brought to her attention regarding the lack of communication and my disappointment (not that I wanted a refund or anything, just figured since she own the company, she would want to know). I never heard back.

So just thought I would be the one voice that does offer a dissenting experience. While so many others are thrilled, and I had hoped to also be a part of that group, I was not. I am not saying don't use Perfect Gift, just know that it may not be as perfect as some say, and if you feel the basket may not turn out the way you desire, say something before you pay!
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Old 07-19-2012, 09:22 AM   #400
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Just an FYI, but in my experience, after 3 times over the last few years of thinking of doing a gift basket for various cruises, and then actually having one done by Perfect Gift, I find that Shirley isn't the one doing the baskets. So, if you think you will get her and have her personal touch, it is not what I experienced.

Also, if you feel the person that you speak to regarding your basket is not understanding you, and you don't feel confident the basket will turn out to be what you requested, get someone else to do your basket or cancel it before you pay for something that you will be disappointed in.

I say this only because I went into my basket order based on glowing, many many glowing, reports regarding the Perfect Gift. I did not feel the basket we received lived up to the hype, and the service from the person doing my basket certainly did not. I did contact Shirley almost one month ago, just to be sure the matter was brought to her attention regarding the lack of communication and my disappointment (not that I wanted a refund or anything, just figured since she own the company, she would want to know). I never heard back.

So just thought I would be the one voice that does offer a dissenting experience. While so many others are thrilled, and I had hoped to also be a part of that group, I was not. I am not saying don't use Perfect Gift, just know that it may not be as perfect as some say, and if you feel the basket may not turn out the way you desire, say something before you pay!
First off, if you sent me an email, I did not get it...it might have gone into the spam and I didn't know it...so please resend...second please give me all your information in the email and a phone number and I will get in touch with you.

I am very involved with all the gift baskets and I do all the shopping...yes I do have Kevin to help me since as much as I would like, I can not do it all although I try...I am sincerely sorry you was disappointed and this is why I am asking for you to resend me the email and I will be more than happy to contact you. I have always tried to make each basket extra special and of course I am disappointed when something goes wrong, but I am the type of person that will take responsiblities for the shop and myself.

Thanks again and please contact me or call at 800-950-4559

Sincerely
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Old 07-19-2012, 09:33 AM   #401
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just posting that last week I corresponded with Shirley over a basket for my daughter's birthday for next Easter's cruise.

I emailed over the weekend and had a response waiting for me Monday morning. We went back and forth about 3 times via email. She was very pleasant and easy to work with and I will be following up with her towards the end of Feb next year to work out our details.

So sorry, the previous poster did not have good experience, though.
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Old 07-19-2012, 09:48 AM   #402
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Misunderstanding, miscommunications and a number of things can go wrong in any type of business...I have been shopping, making, delivering to the cruise ships now for almost 13 years and in those years, there have been very little issues...2 gift baskets were "lost" on July 5th when the Magic stopped here. the guest were on the ship but the gift baskets were never delivered....I will pick them up when the Magic gets here at the end of this month, but the items sent, will have to be thrown away...I can ONLY imagine what the chocolate strawberries look like after being on the ship for 3 weeks, but other perisable that were in it...I took full responsibility even though it wasn't my fault...I am NOT perfect and neither is the shop, but I do stand up to responsibility... I have had a few customers that I knew everything was right, but wanted their monies back and even though I knew I was right, I did so...
On a note, many of you know that I lost my brother and my niece and my mind hasn't been in full control so please if you feel that your needs are not being met, please drop me a note at snelsonbrown@aol.com and I promise, I will look at my spam much closer... I get over 50 or so pieces of mail a day and a number of those are just junk so I delete or do not look at the spam which usually has about 75 pieces...am I that popular
Again many apologizes to those that feel they didn't get my attention as quickly as it should have been.
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Old 07-19-2012, 10:16 AM   #403
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Misunderstanding, miscommunications and a number of things can go wrong in any type of business...I have been shopping, making, delivering to the cruise ships now for almost 13 years and in those years, there have been very little issues...2 gift baskets were "lost" on July 5th when the Magic stopped here. the guest were on the ship but the gift baskets were never delivered....I will pick them up when the Magic gets here at the end of this month, but the items sent, will have to be thrown away...I can ONLY imagine what the chocolate strawberries look like after being on the ship for 3 weeks, but other perisable that were in it...I took full responsibility even though it wasn't my fault...I am NOT perfect and neither is the shop, but I do stand up to responsibility... I have had a few customers that I knew everything was right, but wanted their monies back and even though I knew I was right, I did so...
On a note, many of you know that I lost my brother and my niece and my mind hasn't been in full control so please if you feel that your needs are not being met, please drop me a note at snelsonbrown@aol.com and I promise, I will look at my spam much closer... I get over 50 or so pieces of mail a day and a number of those are just junk so I delete or do not look at the spam which usually has about 75 pieces...am I that popular
Again many apologizes to those that feel they didn't get my attention as quickly as it should have been.
Much love always
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It is this type of customer service that keeps us with Disney! I appreciate both negative and positive reviews of companies and you, Shirley, clearly stand by your service! I am sorry for your personal loss, although I have not ordered through you in the past, it will be your company that I contact first in the future when I have the need!
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It is this type of customer service that keeps us with Disney! I appreciate both negative and positive reviews of companies and you, Shirley, clearly stand by your service! I am sorry for your personal loss, although I have not ordered through you in the past, it will be your company that I contact first in the future when I have the need!
thanks so much, but it was my error...I ordered a regular Barbie doll instead of a Pocket Polly Belle....my customer will be refunded that expense. Everything else that was sent, was good and the fact that she donated the doll to a good cause, was a very warm and kind gesture which I am grateful for so in the end, all is well...

Again Kevin is my right hand for I run this "ship" alone and sometimes, my thoughts aren't completely in tune with the body as it happens with everyone time to time...that is why I say neither the shop or I are "Perfect"...

I don't mind any negative and positive reviews for that it how should be...that is what this world is all about..

Much love always
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Old 07-19-2012, 11:05 AM   #405
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Just emailed Shirley for our cruise in Oct. Surprising my hubby with a basket for his first cruise. So Excited!!
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