Monthly Archives: June 2012

Red, White, and Bloom: 4th of July Flowers

The color red symbolizes confidence, courage, and vitality. White is the color of innocence and purity. Blue represents youth, truth, and peace.  These colors hold so much meaning for the citizens of America, and that is why they can be … Continue reading

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Floral Cupcake Party!

Cupcakes, Cupcakes, Cupcakes! I had such a great time last Friday afternoon at Hotel Giraffe in New York City. I had the opportunity to participate in a “Cupcake Party” to celebrate the launch of the NEW! Cupcake in Bloom from … Continue reading

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4th of July Party Food Ideas

What does the date July 4th mean to you? Maybe fireworks, a hot summer day at the beach, and a family barbecue late into the summer night… Yes, not only is the corn “Knee high by the Fourth of July,” … Continue reading

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Imagine the Smiles Honors Volunteer Mary Keaney

We would like to recognize the wonderful Mary Keaney, who was awarded a smile as part of the Imagine the Smiles program during 1-800-FLOWERS.COM’s Summer of a Million Smiles. Mary volunteers her time to not only her church, but at … Continue reading

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Smiles Unleashed at L.I. Adoption Event with the Gift of Dog Flowers

Working towards the commendable cause of providing dogs and cats loving homes, the Town of Hempstead Animal Shelter in Wantagh, NY deserved some smiles—and we were there to deliver them! In honor of the shelter’s Summer of Love, a special … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Day Gift Right in Your Backyard

SPOTTED NEW MOM: Dina from Momformation is dedicated to keeping parents informed on all things kids; from tips on parenting, to which shoes are best for your child. A great website for all Moms! Check out her blog. I think … Continue reading

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Famous Smiles in Art

Artists, from the beginnings of time to modern day, know the power of the smile. Let us walk through some of the most famous smiles in art history. Learn, through these paintings and sculptures, what such a simple facial expression can really … Continue reading

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Delivering Smiles and Cookies to Blood Donors

Every day, people have the ability to save lives by donating blood. With one pint of blood having the potential to save up to three lives, donors rightfully earn acknowledgement for their actions and selflessness.

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Imagine the Smiles: Nominate Your Everyday Hero

Do you have someone in your life who has been an inspiration? Whether that special someone has helped you through tough time(s) or helped make you the person you are today, we want to hear your story about this everyday … Continue reading

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Beach Themed Wedding Ideas

If you are interested in having a coastal themed wedding, here are a few beach themed wedding ideas that can help you. You can go tropical and colorful or coastal and serene. Here I took the serene path and worked … Continue reading

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A Gift Guide: Gifts for Dog Lovers

Do you have difficulty shopping for gifts for dog lovers in your life? There is a lot of fun, pet-related merchandise on the market, so with a little creativity and some clever researching, finding the perfect gift for a dog … Continue reading

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Seasonal Flowering Shrubs All Year Long

Shrubs are often garden workhorses, planted to provide privacy, conceal unattractive but necessary equipment, or to furnish a backdrop for more colorful plants. They can provide plenty of color themselves, however, if you choose wisely. In fact, they can provide … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Gifts Under $50

Looking for a thoughtful Father’s Day gift doesn’t mean you have to spend a fortune. With the help of 1800Flowers, you can still get your dad a clever gift for less than $50.  By reading this blog post, you will soon learn … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Breakfast in Bed Ideas

Father’s Day is a day to honor your father for all he has done and all his hard work in providing for you. Reverse the roles this Father’s Day and cater to your dad with a warm, delicious breakfast in bed! Make dad … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Craft Ideas

If another tie, bottle of aftershave or a new wallet isn’t what the kids have in mind for Father’s Day gift giving, help them make something special dad will remember for years and the little ones will enjoy creating. Unique … Continue reading

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25 Smile Facts

Facts About Smiling for Humans & Animals Smiling is the universal sign of happiness. Handshakes, hugs, and bows all mean different things to different people, but smiling spans across all cultures. Read further for more smile facts and uncovered conundrums surrounding … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Card Message Ideas

Father’s Day is a time to show dad how much you really care about him, and what better way to express your love than with a card message written from the heart?  Personalizing cards for Father’s Day with a simple but sweet … Continue reading

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Unique Corsages and Boutonnieres for Prom

The 1-800-Flowers Conroy’s Mission Viejo, California florist does amazing and unique corsages and boutonnieres for prom.  This prom season, Owner Sonal Kapadia says “we are promoting orchids all the way.”  Check out some of their floral artwork below.

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Graceland Florist Mount Vernon, NY Grand Opening

Meet the New Addition to the 1800Flowers Family! The 1800flowers community wants to offer a big congratulation to Graceland Florist, who joined the family this weekend! The Graceland Florist Grand Opening was a three day event, lasting from June 1st to … Continue reading

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The History of Floral Wreaths

The wreath is a circular plant arrangement that originated in the ancient world. It is difficult to trace back exactly when the first wreath was created, but it is widely thought that the Greeks were the wreath pioneers, using them … Continue reading

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