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Fun, Victorian style festive Christmas Crackers for the holidays with lottsal little party treats.


We are proud to present again in 2013

our Family Christmas Crackers "Classics" -
loved by families all over North America and beyond for nearly 20 years!
IT'S TIME !

... to stop buying those empty, disappointing designer holiday Christmas crackers which are so prevalent this time of year.

Who needs another
key chain or tired joke?

Have some festive cracker fun this season.
Order our old-fashioned Christmas crackers for the holidays ~ Victorian-style crackers
filled with lottsa little games & treats
in just the way they were traditionally meant to be enjoyed.

Decorate your tree with crackers this Christmas.
& share them with guests as they stop by for holiday visits!

We make each of the crackers in your order a little bit different from one another for optimum family fun - providing a variety of holiday jokes, activity sheets and tiny tree decorations!

Each Christmas Cracker contains:


::
Hand-made, holiday-patterned, Paper Tissue Hat,
:: One of 4 Ghirardelli varieties or one Toblerone or other fine chocolate
:: Dried Cranberries or Cranberry Nougat or Peppermint striped 'Puff'
:: Mini Christmas Tree Decoration
:: Activity Sheet PACKED with Word &Maze Puzzles, Holiday Trivia & lottsa fun!
:: Tiny Puzzle Pencil & Eraser
:: Seasonal Joke (fun holiday-themed jokes the whole family will enjoy)
:: And a really great Snapper!

Included with each order of 5 or more crackers is one free copy of our 'Waiting for Christmas' booklet!

Santa Face Christmas  Cracker tree decoration

Available for order: Jan 1st
for Christmas 2014 delivery.

Christmas crackers with reindeer
Playful Reindeer
Christmas holiday crackers with snowmen
Snow People
So fun * so cheerful!
Christmas crackers with Sanata faces
Santa Faces
for folks who LOVE Santa!
Christmas Crackers -
Reindeer
-
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Box of 5 Crackers
Price: $35.00 ($7.00 each) ~ (UK £22.50)

Box of 10 Crackers
Price: $67.50 ($6.75 each)

Box of 25 Crackers
Price: $162.50 ($6.50 each)
Box of 50 Crackers
Price: $312.50
Christmas Crackers -
Snow People & Canes

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Box of 5 Crackers
Price: $35.00 ($7.00 each) ~ (UK £22.50)
Box of 10 Crackers
Price: $67.50 ($6.75 each)
Box of 25 Crackers
Price: $162.50 ($6.50 each)
Box of 50 Crackers
Price: $312.50 ($6.25each)
Christmas Crackers -
Santa Faces
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Box of 5 Crackers
Price: $35.00 ($7.00 each) ~ (UK £22.50)

Box of 10 Crackers
Price: $67.50 ($6.75 each)

Box of 25 Crackers
Price: $162.50 ($6.50 each)
Box of 50 Crackers
Price: $312.50 ($6.25each)

Christmas crackers with gold swirls
Gold Swirls

Christmas crackers with white snowlfakes
White & Silver Snowflakes

Christmas holiday crackers with gold cedar
Green & Cranberry Cedar Mix
Christmas Crackers -
Gold Swirls

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Box of 5 Crackers
Price: $35.00 ($7.00 each) ~ (UK £22.50)

Box of 10 Crackers
Price: $67.50 ($6.75 each)

Box of 25 Crackers
Price: $162.50 ($6.50 each)
Box of 50 Crackers
Price: $312.50 ($6.25each)
Christmas Crackers -
White Snowflake
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Box of 5 Crackers
Price: $35.00 ($7.00 each) ~ (UK £22.50)

Box of 10 Crackers
Price: $67.50 ($6.75 each)

Box of 25 Crackers
Price: $162.50 ($6.50 each)
Box of 50 Crackers
Price: $312.50 ($6.25each)
Christmas Crackers -
Green & Cranberry Cedar
Mix -
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Box of 5 Crackers
Price: $35.00 ($7.00 each) ~ (UK £22.50)

Box of 10 Crackers
Price: $67.50 ($6.75 each)

Box of 25 Crackers
Price: $162.50 ($6.50 each)
Box of 50 Crackers
Price: $312.50 ($6.25each)

Christmas crackers with holiday metallica snowflakes

Christmas crackers with lime, red and green trees

Christmas holiday crackers with snowmen and cardinals
Christmas Crackers -
Silver Metallic Snowflakes

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3)
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Box of 5 Crackers
Price: $35.00 ($7.00 each) ~ (UK £22.50)

Box of 10 Crackers
Price: $67.50 ($6.75 each)

Box of 25 Crackers
Price: $162.50 ($6.50 each)
Box of 50 Crackers
Price: $312.50 ($6.25each)
Christmas Crackers -
Trees on Lime

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Box of 5 Crackers
Price: $35.00 ($7.00 each) ~ (UK £22.50)

Box of 10 Crackers
Price: $67.50 ($6.75 each)

Box of 25 Crackers
Price: $162.50 ($6.50 each)
Box of 50 Crackers
Price: $312.50 ($6.25each)
Christmas Crackers -
Santa & Cardinal

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Box of 5 Crackers
Price: $35.00 ($7.00 each) ~ (UK £22.50)

Box of 10 Crackers
Price: $67.50 ($6.75 each)

Box of 25 Crackers
Price: $162.50 ($6.50 each)
Box of 50 Crackers
Price: $312.50 ($6.25each)

Christmas crackers for the holdiays with holly



Christmas Crackers with old fashioned holly and berries

Christmas holiday crackers with red and gold plaid
Christmas Crackers -
Stencilled Holly

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Box of 5 Crackers
Price: $35.00 ($7.00 each) ~ (UK £22.50)

Box of 10 Crackers
Price: $67.50 ($6.75 each)

Box of 25 Crackers
Price: $162.50 ($6.50 each)
Box of 50 Crackers
Price: $312.50 ($6.25each)
Christmas Crackers -
Old Fashioned Holly
  SOLD OUT
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Box of 5 Crackers
Price: $35.00 ($7.00 each) ~ (UK £22.50)

Box of 10 Crackers
Price: $67.50 ($6.75 each)

Box of 25 Crackers
Price: $162.50 ($6.50 each)
Box of 50 Crackers
Price: $312.50 ($6.25each)
Christmas Crackers -
Bright Metallic Plaid

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Box of 5 Crackers
Price: $35.00 ($7.00 each) ~ (UK £22.50)

Box of 10 Crackers
Price: $67.50 ($6.75 each)

Box of 25 Crackers
Price: $162.50 ($6.50 each)
Box of 50 Crackers
Price: $312.50 ($6.25each)





Compare our prices with the empty commercial brands
so prevalent in the market place today
and you will quickly discover the great value of GillianCrackers
for holiday family entertainment, gift-giving, and client/employee holiday parties!

We pack fresh, tasty chocolate and lots of family fun and variety
into every one of our Christmas Holiday Crackers.


GillianCrackers... Better than goodie bags, don't you think?

Every Christmas Cracker is
packed with candy, a puzzle
activity sheet, joke, paper hats
& a tiny tree decoration.

We try to make every cracker
in your order a little different.

Here are some samples from
a previous season.

Christmas cracker paper hats
Christmas Cracker jokes at GillianCrackers. for the holidays

Christmas cracker glass tree decorations

Christmas crackers woodend plane decoration

Christmas crackers Activity sheet
Christmas crackers Toblerone bar

Christmas crackers wood and felt tree decorations

Christmas crackers jingle bells tree decorations
Santa Face Christmas  Cracker tree decoration
Rito Brand red and white striped Rito Puff Mints at GillianCrackers

Christmas holiday crackers candy cane  tree decorations  Striped Candy Christmas  Cracker tree decoration
Polar Bear Christmas tree cracker decoration
Glass snowman Christmas  Cracker tree decoration


Our Lovely Customers write...

The small ornaments were a tremendous hit at our house. Of course we totally enjoyed the Ghiradelli Peppermint squares too. All told, we really had a great experience with your crackers. (The crowns could be a bit smaller. Most of them became necklaces rather quickly.) Already looking forward to them for next year. Thank you very much!

Merrilee K ~ Kennewick, WA

GillianCrackers Elf "Our Lovely Customers"


Our Lovely Customers write...

The crackers were lovely. My daughter played piano while we sang the carols. We all took turns telling our jokes then had a "race" to see who could finish the word search first but Grandma gave up on the word search and tried to 'steal' other people's cracker candies while we were all busy with puzzles - it took us a minute or two to catch on to her! This has been a part of our family Christmas tradition for 20 years, but these crackers are by far the most authentic and fun!

Monica M. ~ IL





Our Lovely Customers write...

Gillian, My order arrived at 6:00 this evening! I can’t wait for my family to pop them! The crackers we get around here are horrible. Finding your website was a blessing. I look forward to ordering more next year. Merry Christmas.

Lisa,
Austin, Texas


Our Lovely Customers write...

Hello Gillian:
My Christmas crackers arrived yesterday and I am MORE than excited now! They are amazing and your little extra touches are really sweet! Thanks for making our day more festive! Happy Holidays to you and your family!

Jennifer M.
MA., USA
Our Lovely Customers write...

The package has been picked up and its contents are already giving great pleasure. Thank you for everything including your solicitude up to the point of delivery! You are a unique facility and I hope that you continue to go from strength to strength.

Roger E.
- UK
Our Lovely Customers write...

I look forward to doing business with you again...I  liked the way the mailing box was wrapped in gift paper.

Colleen B. - Washington, D.C.
 

Our Lovely Customers write...

.... Your Christmas crackers brought joy, laughter and ooohs and ahh's to our Christmas morning! We loved the printed tissue crowns and all wore them well into the afternoon. So much nicer than the usual solid color crowns! Mine doubled as a chef's hat! I wore it while I prepared Christmas dinner. It was very festive with the green and red holly print!

We took turns reading our jokes. We hung our little ornaments on the tree and raced to see who could complete their crossword puzzle first.  We all agreed...our son's fiance achieved the loudest "crack" when we popped them open. Thank you so much...we thoroughly enjoyed them! Can hardly wait to see next year's version!

Donna L. - California

Our Lovely Customers write...

I received the Crackers well ahead of time. They were great and well received at my dinner party.
Thank you very much.

L.D. - Canada



Our Lovely Customers write...

Your crackers were such a hit at my Christmas dinner last year, I will have to make them a tradition.

V.G. - Ottawa, ON



Our Lovely Customers write...

I look forward to doing business with you again next year!

C.W. ~ UK

Our Lovely Customers write...

Gillian,
Just a note to say how much we enjoyed the crackers - a real hit which added to the festivities !
Thank you,
and have a Happy New Year,


Barbara E, USA

United States

Our Lovely Customers write...

Your customer service is unparalleled.

J.C. ~ MD, USA

United States

Our Lovely Customers write...

Dear Gillian & the Cracker Elf Team,

We received our cracker.
Thank you for making our Christmas celebration a bit more interesting and fun.

Sincerely,
Susan





SHIPPING NOTES:

Important - Please Read.
You will be asked to agree to these terms in the shopping cart.

We cannot fill your order unless you agree to the terms in the Shipping Notes. Thnx!


 


All Regular Season Deliveries



ALL orders are considered 'CUSTOM' orders.
Because of the fresh candy and personal nature of our crackers,
we do not have boxes of crackers
sitting on inventory shelves ready to mail out.

Every order takes time to fill, pack and ship.

Please do NOT assume a delivery date
.
If ordering crackers required in less than 3 weeks, check with us first via EMAIL.

Because each order is custom-filled,
we do not accept cancellations nor do we refund orders once they are placed!



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Shipping - Important!




Shipping Methods
ALL orders are now shipped via the Canadian and USA Postal Services.
We no longer will ship via any courier services.
Customers who live in 'gated' communities where only couriers deliver
should make alternative shipping address arrangements

Local orders can be picked up in person - please arrange a time via
EMAIL.



Tracking Numbers
Very small, lightweight packages may not be shipped with a tracking #.

Otherwise, when your order is shipped, you will receive ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:
EITHER:
Confirmationn from PayPal including a tracking number.
OR
An email from GillianCrackers with a tracking number.





Delivery Times
MOST boxes take 2-12 business days to arrive at your home or business
unless you have requested and paid for Express shipping.


Smaller, out of-the-way or extreme northern communities may take longer for delivery!
Holiday mail especially the 2 weeks before Christmas can be a bit slower.

**** DELIVERY TIMES FOR REMOTE OR SMALLER DESTINATIONS ****

For Hawaii, Alaska, NWT, Yukon, Nunavut and some areas within Labrador - please order extra early.

For delivery to Britain or Europe, please allow 2 full months MINIMUM.
Christmas orders to the UK should be placed by September 15th at the very latest.

 


Didn't Receive your Box?

If you have a tracking number and have not received your parcel within the expected amount of time and have concerns about receipt after checking that tracking number online at: www.canadapost.ca.

PLEASE CONTACT YOUR LOCAL POST OFFICE.
PLEASE DO NO CONTACT US FIRST!


The responsibility for delivering your parcel rests with your post office and they are the best ones to help you. When you contact them, be prepared with your tracking # and the shipping date.





Delivery Destinations
Smaller, out of-the-way or extreme northern communities,
may take longer for delivery!


For Hawaii, Alaska, NWT, Yukon, Nunavut
and some areas within Labrador - please order extra early.

Holiday mail especially the 10 days before Christmas can be a bit slower.

For delivery to Britain or Europe, please allow 2 full months.
Christmas orders should be placed by September 15th at the very latest!

Otherwise express shipping costs will be applied
.


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Check Your Information!


Ensure the following are correct:

Billing Address
Shipping Address
Phone # of sender
Email Address (This is VERY important! Please check carefully!)

Your shipping label will be printed exactly as supplied by you.
Please ensure it is correct!

Every year at least a few parcels are mis-delivered
due to incorrect address information.


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Travelling?

Consider giving us your destination as your shipping address
or let us know when you expect to leave home for the holidays.

DO NOT ATTEMPT TO BOARD AIRPLANES WITH HOLIDAY CRACKERS.
You likely will be required to leave them behind!

Let us know EARLY where you are going and we will,
if it is within our abilities, ship them on ahead of you to your destination.



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Signature Receipts

FOR THE USA & UNITED KINGDOM: We know that not all of our customers want a signature receipt however it is required by YOUR country's post office when your box is delivered. This is a post office requirement and unfortunately we are unable to request that your box be left without someone signing for it.

FOR CANADA: It may be possible to have your box left at your home without a signature required. However, this is always left to the discretion of your postal carrier who will only leave the box if it is deemed to be safe. It may help if you leave a note on the door with the tracking number, your name and the date requesting the box be left on your porch or some other safe location around your home.
If you would prefer "No Signature Receipt Required", please note this in your shopping cart when you place your order.

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Thanksgiving Deliveries


Canadian Thanksgiving is October 14th, 2013
Thanksgiving
crackers will be shipped for expected receipt 10 DAYS preceeding Thanksgiving or earlier.
Canadian orders will be accepted until September 15th only.

USA Thanksgiving is November 28th, 2013
Holiday crackers will be shipped for expected receipt 10 DAYS preceding Thanksgiving or earlier.

USA orders will be accepted until October 20th only.

For all Thanksgiving deliveries
We cannot guarantee a particular delivery date -
only that we will have your box at your preferred delivery address
during the week preceeding Thanksgiving or earlier.

We leave the packing of holiday crackers until right before the holiday
in order that the contents, candy in particularly, will arrive fresh and delicious.

If you have travel plans or an early Thanksgiving celebration
and are concerned about your crackers reaching you in time,
send us an EMAIL and we will see if it is possible for us to ship earlier
or to forward on to your holiday destination..




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Christmas & New Year Deliveries

We have changed our ordering policy for 2013,
Please Read Carefully.



Canadian orders:
:: All orders placed prior to October 1st will be shipped by November 29th.
Expected Delivery Date: by December 5th


:: All orders placed between October 2nd and November 15th will be shipped by December 13th.
Expected Delivery Date: by December 19th.


Orders placed after November 15th will incur additional Express Shipping Charges
and will be shipped mid-December.

Expected Delivery Date: by December 24th.
Express shipping charges for orders placed in December may apply.
You will be notified of the amount & charged at shipping time


USA orders:
All orders placed prior to October 1st will be shipped by November 29th.
Expected Delivery Date: by December 14th

:: All orders placed
between October 2nd and November 15th will be shipped by December 10th.
Expected Delivery Date: by December 20th.

Orders placed after November 15th
and will be shipped mid-December.
Expected Delivery Date: by December 24th.
Express shipping charges for orders placed in December will apply

in most cases. You will be notified of the amount & charged at shipping time

CHRISTMAS CRACKER SALE

We have only ONE
Thanksgiving/Christmas cracker sale per year - usually sometime between Easter and mid-July.

Some items offered throughout the sale are not othrewise available
on our website.

The salelasts for about 10 days and
it is available only to subscribers
of our monthly newsletter.

If you wish to benefit from our annual sale, please sign up HERE.



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Shipping Zone Chart
Please select your shipping zone from the chart below.


USA ZONE CHART

Please choose your state to determine your Shipping Zone for the shopping cart.

  CANADIAN ZONE CHART

Please choose your state to determine your Shipping Zone for the shopping cart.
State Zone   Province/Territory Zone
Alaska 5   Alberta 4
Alabama 3   British Columbia 4
Arkansas 3   Manitoba 3
Arizona 4   New Brunswick 3
California 5   Nfld & Labrador 4
Colorado 4   North West Territories 5
Connecticut 1   Nova Scotia 3
District of Columbia 1   Nunavut 5
Delaware 1   Ontario 1
Florida 3   Prince Edward Island 3
Georgia 3   Quebec 2
Hawaii 5   Saskatchewan 3
Iowa 3   Yukon 5
Idaho 4      
Illinois 2      
Indiana 2      
Kansas 3      
Kentucky 2      
Louisiana 3      
Maine 2      
Maryland 1      
Massachusetts 1      
Michigan 2      
Minnesota 3      
Mississippi 3      
         
Missouri 3      
Montana 4      
N. Carolina 2      
N. Dakota 3      
Nebraska 3      
New Hampshire 2      
New Jersey 1      
New Mexico 4      
Nevada 5      
New York 1      
Ohio 1      
Oklahoma 3      
Oregon 5      
Pennsylanvia 1      
Rhode Island 1      
South Carolina 3      
South Dakotaa 3      
Tennesee 2      
Texas 3      
Utah 4      
Vermont 1      
Virginia 2      
Washington 5      
West Virginia 1      
Wisconsin 2      
Wyoming 4      


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