Browsing Tag

Mother’s Day

Flower Journeys, Inside the 1800Flowers Offices

From the Flower Farms to You for Mother’s Day 2012

May 12, 2012
Kevin at the flower farms with a rose.

Kevin working closely with the flowers at our flower farms to ensure the freshest quality.

With the inability to control Mother Nature, Kevin Cochran, Vice President of Procurement at 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, has a tough job year round to ensure our flowers safely and beautifully get from the flower farms to you. In this Petal Talk flower blog post, Kevin talks about his interesting and rewarding journey this Mother’s Day.

“My wife says flowers remind her of our children because they are both beautiful and bring so much joy. This, I believe, is why flowers are the perfect Mother’s Day gift.

At 1800Flowers, we always work to supply great quality flowers, but it gets personal during the Mother’s Day season. You see, I share my wife’s view that flowers remind us of the special mother-child relationship.
Continue Reading…

Inside the 1800Flowers Offices

From Our Mothers to Yours: Meet the 1800Flowers Moms

May 10, 2012

To help celebrate Mother’s Day around the 1-800-FLOWERS.COM offices, we honored 10 fabulous moms from our 1800Flowers family with their favorite Mother’s Day flowers! Check out their floral arrangement favorites and what they love most about being a mom.

Chandra in Creative Services is the mom of a talented teen and her favorite arrangement is Garden of Grandeur. Jaime in Interactive Marketing is celebrating her very first Mother’s Day and enjoys our sweet Sangria Bouquet from our happy hour flowers collection.
Meet 1800Flowers Moms Chandra and Jaime
Continue Reading…

Inside the 1800Flowers Offices

1800Flowers Rings the NASDAQ Opening Bell for Mother’s Day

May 9, 2012

NEW YORK — On Tuesday, May 8, 2012, 1-800-FLOWERS.COM Founder and CEO, Jim McCann, had an exciting morning as he rang the Opening Bell at the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square to celebrate Mother’s Day!  Flower friends from the 1800FLOWERS team brought smiles as they helped Mr. McCann “ring in” the Mother’s Day holiday.

1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. shares are traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market and the ticker symbol is “FLWS.”

1800flowers CEO Jim McCann at NASDAQfor Mother's Day 5-8-2012

1-800-FLOWERS.COM Founder & CEO Jim McCann at NASDAQ for Mother's Day 5/8/2012

Continue Reading…

Floral Occasions & Holidays, Mother's Day

The History of Mother’s Day

May 8, 2012

The History of Mother's Day

Celebrating Moms from Ancient Times to Present

Mothers have been celebrated and honored in cultures since the beginning of human history.  In ancient Egypt festivities were routinely held in honor of the goddess Isis, who was otherwise known as the Mother of the Pharaohs. The ancient Romans and Greeks also paid regular homage to goddesses who produced powerful offspring. Cybele, the mother of Zeus, is just one example. Therefore, the history of celebrating moms stretches back a really long way and slowly evolved into the Mother’s Day we celebrate today.
Continue Reading…

Floral Occasions & Holidays, Mother's Day

Last Minute Mother’s Day Gifts

May 2, 2012

last minute mothers day gift ideasSometimes planning Mother’s Day gifts in advance is not always possible. People get busy, lose track of time and before you know it, the day to celebrate the women who gave us life is here. Don’t let mom feel unappreciated. We love our mothers, and we want to show them how much we care. In order to avoid leaving moms out for the holiday, we have designed a list of fabulous last minute Mother’s Day gifts that can be purchased online and delivered the next day.
Continue Reading…

Floral Occasions & Holidays, Mother's Day

Good Movies to Watch with Mom for Mother’s Day

April 27, 2012

watching movies with mom for mother's dayOn Mother’s Day we celebrate the most important women in our lives: our mothers.

Giving mom gifts for Mother’s Day is great, but spending quality time with mom is priceless.

To help you plan your date, we’ve listed several good movies to watch with mom on Mother’s Day featuring some of film’s most quirky mothers.

With good movies to watch with mom, she is guaranteed to feel the love. So snuggle up on the couch, get cozy and watch these Mother’s Day flicks with the most special lady of the house.

Please note: We’ve added the MPAA ratings so you can know if these films would be suitable for your family.
Continue Reading…