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Floral Occasions & Holidays, Mother's Day

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…

Floral Occasions & Holidays

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®

 

Floral Occasions & Holidays

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…

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International Women’s Day Quotes

March 2, 2016

Each year on March 8th, people all across the globe come together to celebrate the achievements of women – socially, economically, culturally and politically – for International Women’s Day. This year’s theme, Pledge For Parity (join in on the conversation using the hashtag #PledgeForParity), is designed to bring together both men and women in an effort to achieve gender parity and help young girls and women continue to follow their dreams and seek success.

As we get ready to honor this observance, today, we’re proud to share some of our favorite quotes from some of the world’s most influential women.

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Floral Occasions & Holidays, Valentine's Day

Last Minute Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

February 12, 2016

Picture this: it’s the day before Valentine’s Day and you’re going over the romantic evening you’ve planned for you and your special someone when you realize you’ve forgotten one, possibly two, of the most important things…the flowers and a gift. At this point, you imagine your local florist must be backed up and you have absolutely no idea what to do to prevent your celebration from turning into a complete disaster. Don’t worry, deep breaths! For starters, there’s always same-day flower delivery when you order from someone like us. But, we also want to let you know that there are tons of other solutions that can put your mind at ease – here are some examples:

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Floral Occasions & Holidays, Valentine's Day

Unique Ways To Spend Valentine’s Day

February 10, 2016

February 14th comes once each year, and every time the day is about to arrive, couples from all over can be found planning their Valentine’s Day dinner and perhaps a movie to follow. But who says you have to stick to tradition? Of course it’s always nice to get dressed up and spend the night out with the one you love, but your classic dinner and a movie date isn’t the only way to celebrate this romantic holiday.

That said, why not shake things up a bit this year? Below, we’ve compiled our very own list of unique ways to spend Valentine’s Day with your honey:

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Floral Occasions & Holidays, Valentine's Day

How To Approach Valentine’s Day On A Budget

February 9, 2016

There’s nothing more exciting than receiving a beautiful pair of diamond earrings or that luxury watch you’ve been wanting on Valentine’s Day, but let’s face it – gifts like these are pricey! And they certainly aren’t the only items that can make or break a budget during this time of year – dinner, a huge bouquet of roses and a movie, followed by indulging in an assortment of delicious chocolates can add up too! But since we know you’re probably not just going to give your loved one a hug and move on, we’ve put together a few tips to help you approach this holiday even when things are tight.

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Floral Occasions & Holidays, Valentine's Day

How To Make Valentine’s Day Special For Kids

February 8, 2016

Although Valentine’s Day is usually associated with the romantic kind of love, husbands, wives, boyfriends and girlfriends aren’t the only ones who deserve some special attention – children do too! Just think back to when you were in elementary school and had the chance to pass out your Valentine’s Day cards and candies to your friends – it’s something we remember most about our holiday experiences in school, what about you? Nothing is more exciting for children than the opportunity to do something that someone they care about will hold close to their heart, which is why it’s up to you to make their Valentine’s Day one to remember! But in case you’re having trouble with where to start, we have a few ideas for you:

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