Dads go above and beyond every day to care for everyone around them, which is why they deserve to be celebrated! ThisFather’s Day, show him gratitude and appreciation for all that he does by giving him a sweet and loving card. We’ve put together a collection of free printable Father’s Day cards for a range of scenarios, plus unique Father’s Day quotesand gift ideas to help make his day special.
Every last Monday of May, people in the U.S. gather to celebrate Memorial Day and honor the brave men and women who have passed away while serving in the U.S. armed forces. This year, Memorial Day falls on Monday, 31, 2021. But have you ever wondered about the origins of this American holiday? While many enjoy their Memorial day weekend BBQing or lounging by the beach, the holiday is so much more than that. Read on to learn what memorial day is and why we celebrate it.
My husband agrees that the best Father’s Day gift is time with his family, and also baby back ribs, but mostly the gift of time. So why not combine both? Planning a Father’s Day barbeque doesn’t have to be fancy or complicated. Putting together some simple but delicious food with a few fun decorations can make the occasion feel festive. …read more
Regardless of a woman’s age, there’s no one who knows her quite like dad. He’s the man every daughter can count on for his words of wisdom, his countless goofy jokes and his unconditional love and support. Whether it’s a burnt taillight or a broken heart, dads have always been there to fix practically anything. On Sunday, June 21st, celebrate and honor dad with these Father’s Day gifts he will cherish and all the love he deserves. …read more
Keeping your houseplant happy and healthy can be a breeze in the right conditions, but that doesn’t mean you won’t find yourself experiencing a few plant problems along the way. From pests to diseases to environmental factors, there’s a lot to consider when taking in a new plant.
Our florist network here at FTD is unmatched, joining together characters from all walks of life. We partner with professionals nationwide, from grandiose event florists to basement betties who only work peak seasons. To showcase the artful designs and hard work behind our bouquets, we sat down with florists themselves to hear their stories. We previously highlighted Konstantinos Louis Vellios of Avenue J Florist in New York. Today, we’re proud to showcase Jimmy Bason, owner and lead designer at Bird of Paradise Flowers in Philadephia, PA.
If you’ve noticed tiny flying bugs perched on your houseplant lately, you may have a fungus gnat infestation. Though easy to treat, these little pests can still be a pain to deal with and a hindrance to proper plant care, especially if they’ve already laid eggs.
Meet Konstantinos Louis Vellios: a proud Greek orthodox father, husband, and current owner of Avenue J Florist delivering stunning flowers for nearly 100 years. Like other generational storefronts, his is alive with wall-to-wall floral displays, sepia-toned family photos, and the hustle of the employees behind the counter pulling flowers from freezers to trim and arrange. However, it wasn’t always the organized, modern business it is today. …read more
When we lose a friend or family member, it can be heavy and heartbreaking. But unlike a funeral or memorial service, a celebration of life is a joyous event that honors a loved one’s transition to the other side through the sharing of memories and laughter by family and friends.
Not only is embroidery a relaxing pastime that produces beautiful and unique art, it can even positively impact your health.
While one can feel joy by simply admiring the lovely colors and textures of a flower embroidery pattern, picking up a thread and needle to create art can also enhance creativity, help relieve stress while also building patience and community.
Cinco de Mayo is a colorful and fun holiday observed annually on May 5. While you may see people dancing, laughing, and enjoying a few tacos and margaritas, not many people will know what the day is about. So why is Cinco de Mayo celebrated? If you’ve always wanted to learn more about Cinco de Mayo history and what Cinco de Mayo is, you’ve come to the right place! Keep reading to discover the origins of this Mexican holiday and why it’s so popular in the United States. …read more
Bouquets are a beautiful gift to receive from others, or even a nice treat to ourselves, but they don’t last forever. Instead of throwing away your bouquet, try repurposing it. You might not know what to do with dead flowers, but we’ve rounded up some of our favorite ways to keep the magic of a bouquet alive, even after the flowers aren’t.
2020 was the year moms have been unwittingly training for, the Olympics of motherhood where Murphy’s Law holds true, and uncertainty is certain. Moms everywhere deserve a massive “thank you” for their quick thinking and continued patience, also for the times they lost their cool, but they still gave it their best go. We caught up with two of these persevering moms during our Mother’s Day photoshoot, Sunny Shokrae and Esther Adams Achara, to hear about their takeaways and triumphs.