The last week in August is known as Be Kind to Humankind Week. It’s celebrated from August 25th to August 31st every year. It is made of theme days that include: • Sacrifice our wants for other’s needs Sunday • Motorist consideration Monday • Touch-a-heart Tuesday • Willing-to-lend-a-hand-Wednesday • Thoughtful Thursday • Forgive your foe Friday • Speak kind words Saturday Not only will you make others feel good by participating in Be Kind to Humankind Week, but you will also feel good and know that you are doing your part in creating a more positive life for people. One way to celebrate Be Kind to Humankind Week is to send flowers in the form of a bouquet or flower arrangement. We have some great ideas that offer a wide variety in style, color, and price: • Amber Amour includes sunflowers, gerbera daisies, hydrangea, berries, red anthurium and seeded eucalyptus in a clear glass vase. • Harvest Moon includes orange roses, kangaroo paw, berries, protea and sunflowers. • Antique Autumn features flowers and fall accents in a pine wheelbarrow. • Autumn Sunset has orange roses, blue thistle, sunflowers, berries, protea and ivy. • Fancy Free Grove City has roses, carnations, and alstromeria. • Smile For Me Obetz includes hot pink roses, orange spray roses, purple carnations and more in a glass bubble bowl. • Romantic Reynoldsburg features green mini hydrangea, light pink spray roses, and light pink mini carnations in a glass cube. These flower arrangements and many more are now available or you can work with our floral design team in our Columbus flower shops to create a custom flower arrangement. Order by phone, come into any of our Columbus flower shops, or go through our website today!
Celebrate your friendships during the third week of August, which is officially known as Friendship Week. This year, it’s from August 21st to August 27th and offers a way to toast those special people in your life that are there for you, help you when you need it most, and add fun and laughter to your life. While you can spend time with them, sometimes geography and life get in the way so you can also consider sending them a thoughtful gift of flowers or a special gift that lets them know you are still thinking of them during Friendship Week. Here are some great ideas from our Columbus flower shops and our online store for Friendship Week: • Summer in Plain City offers orange roses and alstromeria, dark pink carnations, yellow sunflowers and daisy spray chrysanthemums and pink Asiatic lilies. It comes in a glass vase. • Citrus n Blooms has roses, yellow miniature roses, orange alstromeria, and hot pink miniature carnations in a vase wrapped with a colorful plaid ribbon. • Whimsical Whitehall features orange and pink flowers like gerbera daisies, roses, carnations and more. • Orange Fields comes displayed in a handmade wooden Amish basket that has been filled with a variety of orange and yellow flowers. • Watercolor Roses is a unique display where each bloom has been carefully dyed to create a watercolor effect. It comes in multiple sizes of blooms. • Scents and Blooms is a unique gift that combines fresh flowers and a large Yankee Candles. It’s available in an array of colors and scents. • Bucket O’ Fun Cheryl’s Cookies offers 24 assorted Cheryl’s Cookies in a bucket. It’s a delicious way to celebrate a sweet friendship. You can order in our store, by phone, or through [...]
The second week of August has been designated as National Smile Week. This is a celebration of everything positive and a time to encourage everyone to smile as well as make others smile. It’s a great time to reach out to those who you care about and send them a sweet gift of flowers that may add a bit more cheer to their life. We all have struggles and daily stresses so something like a bouquet or cube floral arrangement could be just the medicine someone needs to put a smile on their face and lift their spirits. Here are some great ideas for National Smile Week: • Pure Happiness offers a bright and bold display of multiple flower varieties that is sure to add a smile to your recipient’s face. • Oh Happy Days offers gerbera daisies in a vase with polka dot ribbon. • Your Sweet Smile includes yellow and white roses in a glass vase. • Hugs is a wicker basket full of love and smiles with larkspur, sunflowers, chrysanthemums and a teddy bear. • Sunny Smiles is a bouquet of bright flowers in many hues of yellow. • Smile a Dot has white daisies and yellow alstromeria in a clear glass cube that has been wrapped with a polka dot ribbon. • All Smiles is a ceramic smiley face container filled with yellow and white daisies. • All Smiles Silk is a forever reminder of your gift with silk daisies in a smiley face container. • Mr. Sunbuddy is a fun gift of sunflowers with a special smiling face. These and other special flowers, plants, and gifts are available in our four Columbus area flower shops as well as through our website. You can order by phone or in-store as well [...]
August is Romance Awareness Month, which means it’s time to think of all the romantic gestures you can do to let your spouse or significant other know what they mean to you. Since we all get so busy and caught up in the day-to-day tasks that we forget to take time and enjoy that special someone in our lives. This is a reminder to stop and smell the roses – literally. That’s because roses are a great romantic gesture and have long been given as a way to show love and highlight romance. We have many ways that you can put this romantic gesture to work with our exquisite collection of premium, long-stem roses in many colors besides just red. Here are some of the beautiful ways to up the romance this month with roses: • Traditional Dozen Roses Arranged offers 12 long-stem Ecuadorian roses in a vase with baby’s breath, fresh greenery, and a bow. You can also opt for another color like pink, white, or yellow. • 100 Premium Red Roses is an over-the-top way to say, “I love you.” It has 100 long-stem roses arranged in a large vase. • Blossoms in Vogue is a stunning mix of hot pink and bi-color roses, hot pink and yellow spray roses, and green hydrangea in a wide cylinder vase that has been lined with leaves. • The Be Sweet Bouquet is a great gift of soft pink roses and pink hydrangea in a glass cube. • We offer many packages that include roses, a cuddly teddy bear, and chocolates all of which come in different sizes and price points. For example, the Love Me Do Package contains one dozen long-stem roses, a four-once box of Coblentz chocolates from a local purveyor in Amish Country, [...]