When we were little, we didn’t realize all the day-to-day things, large and small, that our moms did for us. They fed us, comforted us, gave us advice, taught us endless lessons, and made sure that we were always taken care of. Growing up, we probably never said “thank you mom” enough.
As Mother’s Day approaches, thanking our moms is top of mind. There are many ways to show gratitude — from getting her a thoughtful gift to sending a message to your mom. To give you some ideas about how you can show appreciation for your mom, we’ve created a list of 62 ways to say “thank you mom.” It includes nice things to say to your mom and ways you can spend quality time together, plus images to share with her to show her just how much she means to you. …read more
The daisy is the April birth flower. Flowering in spring, they are known for their delicate white petals that surround a fluffy golden yellow center. The most popular types of daisies include the English daisy, Shasta daisy, Gerbera daisy, and the painted daisy. Originating in England, where daisies grow wild in open fields, English daisies are the most classically recognizable species. Gerbera daisies are the second most popular daisy and are widely cultivated around the world and are bred to represent nearly all colors of the rainbow. As the April flower, they are one of the most popular flowers during spring. …read more
The rose is a classic flower that is used to celebrate countless occasions. From receiving a single red rose from your first love, to giving mom a bouquet of pink roses to tell her thank you on Mother’s Day, there are different rose colors that are used to express different meanings. …read more
Just like getting rid of the hiccups, it seems everyone has a theory about how to keep flowers fresh longer. We took the five most popular theories and put them to the test — seven days in a controlled environment, under observation. It was like the hunger games, except with flowers. …read more
Unexpected vet visits can be costly but avoidable if you are knowledgeable about toxic vs. non-toxic plants. Be proactive in order to keep your furry family members away from harmful foliage. Our guide on how to keep pets safe from potentially poisonous and toxic plants will keep Fido from barking up the wrong bush. …read more
Spring has sprung, and that means the tulip is showcasing her spectacular beauty. Tulips belong to the lily family, and are native to Eurasia and North Africa. Tulipa grow cultivated and in the wild, and are highly favored additions to gardens. Some of the more popular types of tulips include: …read more
You’ve boiled the eggs, cooked the ham, and invited the guests. Easter dinner is well underway! If the next thing on your Easter to-do list is creating the perfect tablescape, we’re here to help! Have you ever thought of using eggshells as mini planters for succulents? Or how about creating an Easter egg tree using sugar cookies?
With the hundreds of perfumes out there, it’s hard to commit to a signature scent before knowing if you’ll even like it. Lucky for us, most fragrances incorporate familiar scents—including popular flowers like iris, orchids and roses. We decided to make the selection process a little easier and match our favorite flowers (and their alluring smells) with popular perfumes. So next time you’re at the makeup counter on your fifth spritz of Eau de Parfum, pull out this guide to find your perfect match. …read more
Your wedding day is certainly a day that you’ll want your guests to remember. Chances are you already picked out a hashtag to represent your big day, so that your closest friends and family can share their favorite memories on social media. But did you know that you can create your own on-demand Snapchat filter to represent your wedding? Having a unique Snapchat filter for your wedding is a great way to not only impress your guests but to make your wedding extra memorable! …read more
When a loved one is no longer with us, it is important to take the time to celebrate their life. However, there are many factors to consider when it comes to etiquette for a funeral, such as what to wear, where to sit, and whether or not it is appropriate to attend a certain person’s funeral. …read more
Looking for ways to make a statement with your wedding decor?
Well look no further, because we’ve put together a list featuring 15 creative ways to hang wedding garlands. From adorning the cake table to decorating the bride and groom’s getaway car, these ideas will be sure to inspire your wedding decor. Of course, floral garlands are our favorites, but did you know that you can create unique garlands using non-floral elements like photographs and ribbons? …read more
Many people compare hand lettering to calligraphy. However, there are important distinctions between the two. Calligraphy is a form of handwriting where letters are formed in a deliberate and rhythmic fashion using a nib pen. Hand lettering is a form of drawing to create decorative letters.