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Floral Occasions & Holidays, Mother's Day

What Type Of Flower Is Your Mom?

May 3, 2016

Ask anyone what they’ll be getting mom for Mother’s Day, and we bet almost every response will include flowers. But considering how popular of a gift flowers are, we suggest that you not just select any flower, but rather, take your gift giving to the next level by finding a flower that is a perfect match to mom, her personality, and the bond you share!

Tulips with Happy Mother's Day Tag

Check out our Mother’s Day flowers guide below to learn which type of floral arrangement you should be selecting this year:

Roses

Mother’s day roses are an absolute classic, and thus, one of the most popular that people come to us for each Mother’s Day! Depending on the color you choose, roses can symbolize everything from love (red) to purity (white), friendship (yellow), joy (pink) and passion (orange). If you’re looking for a combination of emotions to describe mom and your relationship, you can even choose from a bouquet of mixed colors!

Mother's Day White & Pink Roses
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10 Ways to Honor Thy Mother This Mother’s Day

April 27, 2016

Our moms mean absolutely everything to us, and we bet yours mean the same to you! And although we definitely don’t need an excuse to let them know just how much we love and appreciate them, Mother’s Day is a pretty perfect opportunity to do so.

Woman with her Mom

What do you have planned to honor mom on Mother’s Day this year? Below, we’re sharing some of our favorite ways to celebrate and honor her in case you’re out of ideas. Continue Reading…

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Celebrate Arbor Day with These Fun Facts and Tree Planting Tips

April 27, 2016

Did you know that Arbor Day is an internationally celebrated holiday?  In fact, each country has their own date for Arbor Day which depends on the climate and planting seasons of their region.  In the United States, Arbor Day 2016 is April 29th!
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What is Arbor Day?

Arbor Day is a day to celebrate the role trees have in our lives. People and communities are encouraged to plant trees as well as care for existing trees in the neighborhood.

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Mother’s Day Quotes For Your Mother’s Day Card

April 26, 2016
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Tulip With Mother's Day CardThere may still be a few weeks left before Mother’s Day arrives, but it’s never too early to start planning what you’ll say in your Mother’s Day card! In addition to letting mom know how much we love and appreciate her, one of our favorite things to do is bring out the Hallmark in us and insert a quote or two! Check out a few of our favorites below:

“All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That’s his.” – Oscar Wilde

“A mother’s arms are more comforting than anyone else’s.” – Princess Diana

“Mom, when thoughts of you are in our hearts, we are never far from home.” – Anonymous

“A mother is the one who fills your heart in the first place.” – Amy Tan

"A mother is the one who fills your heart in the first place" - Amy Tan

“Behind all your stories is always your mother’s story, because hers is where yours begins.”
– Mitch Albom

“No influence is so powerful as that of the mother.” - Sarah Josepha Hale

“No influence is so powerful as that of the mother.” – Sarah Josepha Hale

“No influence is so powerful as that of the mother.” - Sarah Josepha Hale

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Mother’s Day Crafts For Kids

April 25, 2016

Although it feels like we were just celebrating the New Year and Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day is already just about here! For husbands, adult children, and even parents of parents who have celebrated many Mother’s Days, picking out the perfect gift can be easy. On the other hand, though, younger children may not be so sure about what to get or do for mom that will have her smiling from ear to ear – that’s why we’re here to help!

Beautiful happy little girl coloring for Mother's Day

Below, discover a few of our favorite Mother’s Day crafts that kids can make for mom this year: Continue Reading…

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Mother’s Day Activities To Do With Mom

April 20, 2016

Mother’s Day comes just once a year, making it that much more crucial that you plan a day that’s absolutely perfect! Of course you have 364 other days to spend with mom, but on a day that’s specifically dedicated to her, we bet you’ll want to make the most out of it, right?

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If you’re on the search for an activity or two that will have mom smiling from ear to ear this year, you’ve come to the right place! We’ve got you covered – here are 15 Mother’s Day activities for you to choose from: Continue Reading…

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Gift Ideas for Administrative Professionals Day

April 19, 2016

Administrative Professionals Day 2016 is Wednesday, April 27th.

Most businesses require a lot of time and effort from any number of employees in order to function at their best, all the time. Administrative Professionals Day is a celebration of the amazing people that help us do our jobs well from day to day. Every third week in April, we show our appreciation and reward the people that work closely with us by giving special gifts or doing thoughtful things for our fellow workers. If you are looking for gift ideas for Administrative Professionals Day, below are some simple ways to show how important your working peers are to you!

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Happy National Puppy Day!

March 21, 2016

National Puppy Day is on March 23, 2016! Not only is National Puppy Day a day to celebrate your pup, but it’s also a day to promote adoption of dogs and cats looking for a good home.

To celebrate the occasion, some of our employees brought their furry friends in to hang out with some dog flowers from our a-DOG-able® collection. See the cuteness below:

Max the Rescue Pug and Mr. Bojangles with the Party Animal™a-DOG-able®

Max the Rescue Pug and Mr. Bojangles with the Party Animal™ a-DOG-able®

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Zooki, 5 month-old, Bichon Frisee & Schnauzer Mix with 1800Flowers’ a-DOG-able® in a Basket

Reese, 1 year-old, Pit Terrier-Boxer Mix with the Princess Paws™ a-DOG-able!®

Reese, 1 year-old, Pit Terrier-Boxer Mix with Princess Paws™ a-DOG-able®

Max, 3 year-old Weimarane with the Sick As A Dog™ a-DOG-able®

Max, 3 year-old Weimaraner with the Sick As A Dog™ a-DOG-able®

Pia, Adopted 3 year-old, Mixed Breed with the Doggie Paddle™ a-DOG-able®

Pia, 3 year-old, Mixed Breed with Doggie Paddle™ a-DOG-able®

 

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Fun Facts About Four Leaf Clovers

March 4, 2016

Now that the hustle and bustle of one of our favorite holidays, Valentine’s Day, is over, it’s time to look towards the future and start celebrating the next big observance that’s to come – St. Patrick’s Day! The one day of the year where just about everyone experiences what it means to be Irish. And even if you aren’t actually Irish at heart, we’re sure that you’re at least familiar with some of the symbols most commonly associated with the holiday, including four leaf clovers.

Field of four leaf clovers

Speaking of these lucky charms, what do you know about them, besides what they look like? Before you go crazy digging out all of your green clothes and St. Patrick’s Day accessories, learn some facts about four leaf clovers by taking a look below: Continue Reading…