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Defining Valentine’s Day And My Valentine to You

Valentine’s day. Have I lost you already? I know it can be polarizing. As someone who’s in the love business and also in the flower business I’ve had a long history with Valentine’s day. (In short, we’ve had our ups and downs.) So consider this definition for “Valentine.” def. An artistic work, message or token

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How I really feel about Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day means different things to different people.  For some it’s romantic, for others it’s a dreadful “holiday”.  I think it’s all a matter of perspective combined with your own personal history of traumatizing Valentine’s Day experiences.  I started working as a florist when I was 16 years old so I was in the business of Valentine’s Day fairly

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A date at The Kitchen Table Bistro

I don’t do a lot of holiday orders, but I always try to fill special orders for my clients so when one of my favorite customers needed a little something special for Valentine’s Weekend it was fun to go a non-red-rose-route.  Here are a few shots from The Kitchen Table Bistro. Small vases of yellow & white tulips,waxflower & curly willow sat in first

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Valentine’s Day Musings

“I have learned not to worry about love; but to honor its coming with all my heart.”   – Alice Walker No matter how you feel about Valentine’s Day it is easier to embrace it than try to deny its existence.  I can remember exchanging valentines in elementary school.  I’d select the package of “be

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Order Fresh Flowers For Your Valentine!

Valentine’s Day is Feb. 14th and you should buy flowers. Whether we’re talking about weddings or holidays, flowers sometimes get a bad rap simply because they don’t “last forever”. I personally think we have enough stuff in our lives that will last forever and the fact that flowers die should not make them worthless. I hear slogans

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