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Gifts for New Parents and their Bundle of Joy

The birth of a baby (or babies if it so happens to be twins or more!) is a joy for the parents and their circle of family and friends. Every new life that enters the world is a cause for celebration whether it is the very first bundle of joy in the family or you are several bundles into creating your family. For those of you who know someone in the San Diego who has recently had a baby or even if you live here and want to use your local, favorite, and top-rated San Diego florist to send flowers to new parents somewhere around the country, you might want to consider these highlights from our website that offer some of our favorite new baby flower arrangements and new baby gift baskets. Baby-Themed Flower Arrangements First, there are our flower arrangements to celebrate the new arrival: For new baby flower arrangements, we have arrangements that highlight a boy or a girl by matching hues of blue or pink flowers along with coordinating ribbons. During this spring season that includes some beautiful flower choices, including roses, tulips, gerbera daisies, calla lilies and orchids to name just a few. If you are

Getting Ready for Palm Sunday and Easter Celebrations

This year, Palm Sunday is March 24th and Easter Sunday is March 31st, so that means it’s time to start thinking about this special religious holidays, their meanings and traditions, and plans to decorate the house and table with special Easter flowers, Easter centerpieces, and Easter baskets. Meaning and Tradition According to FaithShare.com, Palm Sunday is one of the most important days in the Christian calendar alongside Christmas and Easter. It is always the Sunday before Easter and starts the Holy Week, which remembers the week of events leading up to Jesus’ death.  Typically, those that celebrate Palm Sunday attend mass and participate in the blessing of the palm fronds, which was what was used to pave the road as Jesus passed on a donkey. Easter Sunday is a celebration of Jesus’ resurrection from the dead. It is the critical belief in Christianity as it means everything in terms of salvation and redemption for Christians in terms of Jesus’ sacrifice for human sin. Those that celebrate Easter Sunday do so at church as well as at home or with a meal with others. Celebration and Décor Easter has become a commercial celebration as well with many fun activities for children,

Time for Spring Celebrations that Include Flowers and the Wearing of the Green

With March in full swing and the seasons starting to change, that means spring is just around the corner – March 20th to be precise. Along with it comes one of the biggest party days of the year – St. Patrick’s Day, a day celebrated throughout San Diego with the wearing of the green, including Irish pubs in the Gaslamp District and throughout the county. This week’s blog introduces you to some of our spring flower arrangements and gift ideas for St. Patrick’s Day as well as for spring weddings, spring festivities, and spring gifts. Sunflowers for Spring One of the brightest and happiest flowers of spring is the sunflower, and we’ve got a wide range of ways to enjoy the sunflower – on its own and as part of a mixed spring flower arrangement. This includes our Sunny Sunflower arrangement in a glass vase as well as our Sunflower Garden, which features a grand collection of roses, lilies, sunflowers, alstromeria and more along with stunning greenery in a cylinder vase. Spring and Easter Flowers Easter is not too far off. Just a few weeks away, it will be here, so we are already stocking up on some ‘eggciting’ flower

Celebrate Employee Appreciation Day!

Today is a special day that recognizes those hard workers and talented individuals that may work for you! That’s right -- March 1st is Employee Appreciation Day. Our blog post offers a bit of background on this day as well as some ideas for showing your staff just how much you appreciate what they do for you! All about Employee Appreciation Day When researching where Employee Appreciation Day got started, there does not seem to be much about it. The only potential link is that of Boss’s Day in which it was decided there needed to be day to celebrate Employees if there was going to be a day devoted to Bosses. Since so many organizations and companies are beginning to realize that employees are everything to their success, more are taking up this day as a way to recognize and reward them in hopes of keeping them! Ways to Celebrate Employee Appreciation Day When it comes to celebrating your staff, there are many things you can do with this day, including making it into an entire week of recognition. Here are some great ideas that you can throw together for today or think about for next year: Have a