About Us

Based on the beautiful island of Ocean City, New Jersey, Joan Hanson is the owner & principle designer/planner of “I’m a Basket Case”. The company provides exquisite gift baskets and unique favors for all occasions.

A former Mrs. New Jersey finalist, Joan began her career in gift basket designs more than fifteen years ago by creating custom gourmet gift baskets for local realtors. Her clients recognized her creativity and at their urging, she branched out into offering unique favors and event planning services.

Today, Joan is best known for her creative and unusual ideas and her attention to every last detail. Joan’s calm demeanor help her clients relax as she creates one of a kind gifts and events of their dreams. These qualities, together with Joan’s respect for her clients’ privacy have made her business the success it is today.

“I’m a Basket Case” is a proud member of the Ocean City, NJ Chamber of Commerce and the Jersey Shore Wedding Association.