Valentine’s Day: Not Just For Sweethearts…

Valentine’s Day is the absolutely perfect time to remind someone of your love, affection and admiration. Not a lover or your spouse or boy friend or girl friend, but one of those special people who has touched your life in a warm, positive way.

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February 5, 2018 / Blooms Today

Nothing Says Romance Like Roses

Roses have captured the paint brush of artists, the lyrics of songs, the words of poems and many a camera lens of photographers. Their beauty is stunning. Fragrance is lovely. Petals are so finely shaped and silky smooth. The deep green leaves are gorgeous. Even the thorns are exquisite.

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January 30, 2018 / Blooms Today

Spread Some Happiness in the New Year

As you ring in the new year with high hopes, lofty dreams and the requisite resolutions, here is one resolution that’s easy to keep: Spread Some Happiness. Make 2018 the year you say “I love you” more often — in person verbally, in writing or with flowers across the miles or down the block.

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January 5, 2018 / Blooms Today

Keeping Roses Fresh ~ Drying Petals to Extend the Love

Roses are the most popular Valentine’s Day flower and a luxury symbol of love and romance the world over. According to the National Retail Foundation, 250 million roses will be purchased by more than a third of the population, and total Valentine’s Day spending (including flowers, jewelry, chocolates, dinner out, etc.) will top $18 billion. Rose blooms are stunning and fragrant, and to keep that expression of love close to your heart all year long, you can dry the petals.

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February 14, 2017 / Blooms Today

Expressions of Love ~ words for the little card with your flowers

“I Love You” pretty much sums it up, but if you want to step outside that box with a little creativity, here are suggestions for revealing what’s on your mind and in your heart. End with Love or With Love or All My Love, [your name].

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February 8, 2017 / Blooms Today

Comfort and Excitement ~ for Your Valentine!

There’s a measure of comfort in the usual, the traditional, even the expected. And there’s an element of excitement in the new and different, the unexpected. Love is in the air this time of year, every year, along with regal red roses – that could be the usual, the comfortable. And there’s new and different at where you can surprise your true love, a special friend or family member and/or valued neighbor or colleague with the usual or the unexpected or both blended together.

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February 1, 2017 / Blooms Today

Fresh Flowers ~ TLC easy tips for making your fresh bouquet last longer

One of the most glorious and simple delights in life is a fresh flower bouquet. The colors, fragrance, texture, symmetry and beauty lighten up any face and any space, and with a little tender loving care, you can preserve the life of your flowers and your joy for having them.

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February 16, 2016 / Blooms Today

I Love You … in 12 words or less!

There are creative ways to say I Love You and express friendship, devotion and everlasting love in a dozen words or less. Actions may speak louder than words — after all, that is why you have ordered romantic flowers in the first place! But you can extend your sentiment with a few well-chosen words. Here are three dozen ways to use 12 words or less.

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February 9, 2016 / Blooms Today

Valentine’s Gift Ideas ~ beyond the traditional bouquet

The traditional bouquet of flowers is, well, traditional. If you are thinking of impressing a love in your life with your creativity, you might want to consider several options which will be received with a smile and a hug, if you’re nearby.

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February 4, 2016 / Blooms Today

Sending Love ~ Roses for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day spending tops $13 billion, and roses (some 196 million) just barely edge out cards (approximately 180 million), and often, they go together to a special love interest. More than 70% of the flowers sold are roses, with red leading the bouquet for the top expression of love.

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January 26, 2016 / Blooms Today

All You Need is Love ~ it’s a song, a theme, a bouquet!

“All You Need is Love”, that classic tune released by The Beatles in July of 1967, was commissioned by the BBC, written by John Lennon and initially performed on “Our World”, the first live global TV link. The program was viewed by some 400 million people in more than 20 countries. Once released, it soared to the number one spot across the pond and in the U.S.

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January 20, 2016 / Blooms Today

How to Pick Valentine’s Day Flowers That Last Beyond Feb. 14

Everyone loves the beauty and scent of fresh flowers – but how do you make sure that the flowers you select for your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day last well beyond February 14? It’s a two-step process. First, pick flowers that look good as they open and change over time.

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February 9, 2015 / Blooms Today

The Psychology of Valentine’s Day

If you’re part of a couple, experts say it’s important to understand how men and women view Valentine’s Day, so that you don’t create a problem for yourself in how you handle it. A recent Google survey showed that men worry more than women about what kind of gift to get their sweetheart – but women worry more if February 14 isn’t acknowledged by their significant other.

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February 4, 2015 / Blooms Today

What Kind of Valentine’s Day Flowers Suit Your Relationship?

Valentine’s Day is the day we set aside to honor the place of romance in our lives. But it can be surprisingly stressful for anyone worried about the right gift. At Blooms Today, we often talk to men (and women) who are worried about how to pick a floral gift that fits within a budget and still conveys the right message.

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January 17, 2015 / Blooms Today

Top Three Romantic Flowers

Many guys want to send flowers to their girlfriend, fiancé, wife, or romantic interest, but it is not always easy to decide which type of flower to send. There are so many different types out there, could it be possible to send the wrong kind of flower?

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August 6, 2014 / Blooms Today
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