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Message Ideas for Birthday Cards

September 13, 2016

birthday-card-messagesPicking out a birthday card for someone is the easy part – the messages are already in there, so you just have to find one that you like. It’s when it comes time to write your own message inside that people often struggle!

Although birthdays come once each year, giving us many opportunities to write something special to our friends, family members and loved ones, we know that most people want their message for this year to be better than the last – that’s where it gets tricky. Lucky for you, today we’re here to help. Below are some of our favorite birthday messages that you can reference as you write your next card – enjoy! Continue Reading…

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Winning Gift Ideas for Milestone Birthdays

September 8, 2016

We all get to celebrate a birthday every year, but let’s face it – some of those birthdays are a bigger deal than others! From reaching double digits to sweet 16’s, becoming legal, turning 21, and then of course celebrating decades from 30 years old and on, there are going to be years when our birthdays mean a little bit more to us.

Now let’s focus on friends and family for a moment – do you know someone who is reaching a milestone birthday soon? If you’re looking for the perfect gift idea (after all, these milestones aren’t just another birthday), we’ve got you covered.

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September Birthday Gift Ideas & Facts

September 1, 2016

To all of you September babies – Happy Birthday! Did you know that in the Roman calendar, September was once regarded as the seventh month of the year? After all, septem, which was the month’s original name in Latin, means seven! So when did it become the ninth month, you ask? Well, the truth is that it officially became month number nine when King Numa Pompilius added the first two months to the calendar.

More September Fun Facts

Due to the calendar’s alignment each year, September always starts on the same day of the week as December. Additionally if you were born in September, you share the same birth month as Beyonce, Adam Sandler, Jimmy Fallon, Will Smith and even Prince Harry! How cool is that?

September Birthstone: Sapphire

Known to provide protection, the sapphire is the beautiful birthstone for all those born in September. With its popularity growing around the Middle Ages, many medieval clergy were known to wear this precious gem as a symbol of heaven. Do you wear one today?

September Sapphire Birth Stone

Although sapphires are available in multiple colors (like July’s Ruby), September is typically represented by variations of blue stones. And which ones are most sought after? Those that are found in medium or medium/dark blue, and those that display a hint of violet.

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Happy Birthday Mom Quotes and Messages

August 27, 2016

Although you probably use Mother’s Day to pour your heart out to mom and let her know just how much she means to you, there’s another opportunity to do so – her birthday! As mom gets ready to celebrate another year of life, we want to help you put together the best birthday present possible, starting with her card. Aside from wishing her another year of love, health and happiness, here are a few of our favorite mom quotes that you can include:

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Birthday Party Traditions Around The World

August 12, 2016

Ask any kid what their favorite holiday is and we bet a large majority will respond with “my birthday!” After all, who wouldn’t? There’s cake, a party, presents, and it’s a day all about them!

Aside from what you normally associate birthdays with, though, does your family have other traditions that you follow when it comes time to celebrate another year of life? If you’re looking to start something new, take a look at how people celebrate in other countries – you may want to give one of these a try!

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10 Fun Things To Do With Your Friends On Friendship Day

August 3, 2016
Friendship Day

Take a minute to think about the people who are closest to you – many will be members of your family, but the rest will be your dearest and truest friends.

Although you should never need a reason to celebrate your friendship with others (though some have adopted the tradition of the “friend-aversary”), each August, Friendship Day gives us the chance to truly honor our friends and let them know just how grateful we are to have them in our lives. How do you and your BFF(s) plan to celebrate this year?

If you’re looking for ideas you’ve come to the right place – below, we’re sharing 10 of our favorite friendship day activities.

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Your Get Out of Jail Free Card: 7 Great Ways To Say Sorry To The One You Love

July 18, 2016
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We all make mistakes (after all, we’re only human!), but sometimes those mistakes require us to do a little more work to make up for them – are you currently trying to mend a relationship with someone you love? If so, you’re in luck – July 18th is “get out of the doghouse day,” and we have a list of thoughtful ways that you show just how sorry you are:

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What Kind of Flowers Should You Get For Graduation?

May 20, 2016

Graduation ceremonies are coming up quick, and if you’re attending one to celebrate someone’s accomplishments, giving a gift to a graduate, or throwing a graduation party, one thing you must definitely know about is flowers. Just like you would carefully consider the type of flowers used in a wedding or other formal event, it’s important to take the time and really think about what kind of floral arrangement, as well as what type of flower, is most appropriate for this occasion.

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To make things easier for you, we’ve put together a complete guide to graduation flowers below so that you can rest assured knowing the decisions you make are the right ones. Continue Reading…

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How to Create the Best Promposal

May 17, 2016

Although it may not be time to get married, all high school seniors are looking for a proposal of some sort – specifically, the promposal (ladies, you know what we’re talking about!). While yes, asking someone to prom over dinner may be all it takes for some couples, if you’re in high school or have been around high schoolers lately, you know that now, the name of the game is to go big or go home!

With that said, whether you’re looking for suggestions on how to get your significant other to ask you to prom, or if you’re the asker looking for some clever promposal ideas, here is how you can create the best promposal using flowers:

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Spell It Out

Using the petals from her favorite flowers, spell out “prom?” or “will you go to prom with me?” and lead her to where you’ve done so by creating a flower trail that also uses petals. You can choose to spell out the words on the floor, on the table, or on a large poster that you hang up at school – just make sure you also have a bouquet of her favorite flowers waiting for her at the final destination too!
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