Monthly Archives: May 2013

Celebrating Dad: The History of Father?s Day

When you were a kid, you knew him as Prince Charming, Mr. Fix-It, and a Superman. Today, you see him as the strong, loving and supportive role model he?s always been?and always will be. Who is he? It?s Dad, of … Continue reading

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How to Help the Oklahoma Tornado Victims

As news about the heartbreaking devastation caused by the tornado in Oklahoma continues to pour in, today we?d like to take a moment to step away from our usual flower-themed posts and show our love and support for those in … Continue reading

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1-800-Flowers.com Helps Salute Fallen Heroes at the USS Intrepid?s Annual Memorial Day Ceremony

Time to pay tribute to America?s bravest: Memorial Day is Monday, May 27! Every year on the last Monday in May, we honor the courageous men and women in the armed forces who have lost their lives. The holiday, originally known … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day 2013!

Happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers, grandmothers, godmothers, moms-to-be, aunts, and all other special mother figures in your life! On Saturday, May 11, Saturday Night Live welcomed back Kristen Wiig and this Mother’s Day video was a true surprise … Continue reading

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Celebrating Mother?s Day 2013 at the Office: Meet Our 1800Flowers Moms

Here at the 1800Flowers headquarters, Mother?s Day is the biggest celebration of the year! To honor the talented mamas who help make up our great team, we?d like you to meet our 1800Flowers moms. Find out why being a mom … Continue reading

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1-800-Flowers.com Rings in Mother?s Day 2013 at the NASDAQ Opening Bell Ceremony

On Tuesday, May 7, 2013, Jim McCann, founder and CEO of 1-800-Flowers.com, had the honor of ringing the Opening Bell at the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square to kick off Mother?s Day! The 1-800-Flowers team and their friends?including Brian Brewer, … Continue reading

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How to Say Flower in Different Languages

Shakespeare was right: A flower called by any other name would still smell just as sweet ? and it?d look just as beautiful too! But that doesn?t mean we can?t have some fun learning all the different names that blooms … Continue reading

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Orchids, Orchids Everywhere! Touring the 2013 Orchid Show at the New York Botanical Garden

Every spring, the New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) is transformed into a dazzling showcase for one of the world?s most beautiful and exotic flowers: the orchid. This year, for the 11th straight year in a row, the biggest orchid show … Continue reading

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