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Halloween is October 31st! Time to Pick Up Some Treats from Allen’s!

With Halloween just days away and the promise of fun costume parties at the office or with friends not to mention the rush to decorate the house for this fun holiday, Allen’s Flowers and Plants is here to help. We have  got you covered with fall flower arrangements to give to loved ones or to use for your upcoming event as Halloween centerpieces. We’ve also got some great gift baskets that are super treats to give during Halloween. Halloween Flowers Our online flower store currently features 35 different fall flower arrangements in various sizes, colors, and varieties to suit your budget and style. These flower arrangements work well for Halloween because many are highlighted by brilliant and bold orange flowers. All the fall flowers are represented, including sunflowers, gerberas, and more. One of our special features, including the special pricing on many of our fall flower arrangements, just in time for Halloween and the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday, is our “Name Your Price Fall Bouquet.”  Considered to be one of our best values, this special feature is great if you can’t decide what type of bouquet to send or have as part of your fall décor or Halloween party. Our team

Saturday, October 26th is Make a Difference Day

This weekend, a special day is coming up focused on giving back to the community through volunteer work and charitable contributions. Make a Difference Day was created as a national event to promote volunteer work and community assistance. Our blog post this week highlights some local San Diego Make a Difference Day events where you can get involved as well as provides information on our own efforts to be involved in the local San Diego community and help raise money for San Diego organizations. Make a Difference Day Events in San Diego Throughout San Diego, there are formal events for Make a Difference Day that you can participate in: Food Sorting at Feed America San Diego: This is a way to give back by volunteering with an organization that feeds the local San Diego homeless and hungry. Click on the above link to learn more about this event. Volunteering: This link provides information on a wide array of ways you can volunteer within San Diego County to help those in need. Besides these events, you can be proactive and start something within your own part of the San Diego community by helping out neighbors, organizing a clean-up day, or providing

Celebrate Your Boss on Boss’s Day This October 16th

Even the boss deserves a day to themselves where all staff and employees can show their appreciation for the boss’s hard work, direction and guidance, and inspiration. Motivation goes both ways, and this is the time to help keep your boss motivated through all the challenges and issues that arise throughout the year. We are including a brief explanation of Boss’s Day, but most of this blog post offers up some gift ideas if you are not sure what to get your boss this year. How Boss’s Day Got Started Boss’s Day was the idea of Patricia Bays Haroski. Her goal was to establish a day to recognize the hard work that her boss and all other bosses do. She selected October 16th as the day because this was her father’s birthday. She first petitioned this day in 1958, but it did not become recognized as an official holiday until 1962. Now, it is celebrated in various countries around the world in addition to throughout the United States. San Diego Boss’s Day Gift Ideas Even though you work with your boss on a daily basis, you may still be struggling with what might be the most appropriate gift. If you

Homecoming Hits San Diego! Time for Corsages and Boutonnieres

Now that school has been underway for a few weeks, it’s time for that long-standing tradition of the Homecoming football game and dance. This is the time of year where new, returning, and past students come together to socialize and celebrate their school spirit. With it comes one of the biggest dances of the year next to Prom at the end of the school year. Girls don their finest dresses and the boys rent a tuxedo for a fun night out. Now that it’s time to order homecoming corsages and homecoming boutonnieres, we wanted to provide a few highlights of what our San Diego flower shops can create as well as offer some hints on how to pick the right corsage and boutonniere. Things to Think about When Picking a Corsage or Boutonniere Whether you are buying one or both, there are some things to think about in order to get the perfect homecoming corsage or homecoming boutonniere: What color is your dress?  It should coordinate with your dress but not necessarily be the same color of it could get blend in too much, especially if it is pinned on your dress and not worn as a wrist corsage. What