You’ve boiled the eggs, cooked the ham, and invited the guests for your small gathering. 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?
Spring is in the air and that means National Flower Day and National Plant-a-Flower Day are right around the corner. It’s an exciting time for gardeners and plant lovers alike. This year, celebrate National Plant-a-Flower Day on March 12 and National Flower Day on March 21. Both days commemorate the beginning of the warmer season and provide a fun occasion to plant a few flowers in anticipation of what is to come. read more
Flowers and wine are spectacular gifts in their own right, but have you ever thought about pairing the two together in a birthday dinner tablescape or as a gift? Many types of wine have certain floral notes and characteristics hidden in their flavor profiles that tie it to a specific flower.
Welcoming a baby into the world is an exciting experience, and there’s no better way to congratulate the new parents than with a thoughtful card! It’s important to come up with the perfect message to write inside your card, so we’ve put together a collection of meaningful ideas and quotes to include for different scenarios, plus printable ones to make it easier. read more
The year was 1995. The groundbreaking gaming console PlayStation had just made its way into my home thanks to months of allowance savings and a lot of begging. It changed my life! I spent hours with my friends staring at a screen, drinking Jolt Cola, and developing carpal tunnel in my thumbs from desperately pressing buttons. read more
Guys can be tough to shop for, and finding gifts for your boyfriend on Valentine’s Day can be especially difficult. Do you get him flowers? Do you get him something he needs (but that isn’t that exciting)? Something you can both enjoy together? If your boyfriend is a hopeless romantic he may love Valentine’s flowers, while other guys may not even know to put them in a vase with water. read more
From the brie and camembert of France to Spanish manchego, Swiss gouda, and sharp Vermont cheddar, there’s a lot of cheese to love, no matter where the world takes you! Whether charcuterie boards are your favorite art form or mac and cheese is your main meal, all cheese enthusiasts can rejoice on National Cheese Lover’s Day. read more
Whether you’re a houseplant aficionado or have been considering getting your first houseplant, that’s plenty of reason to be excited about National Houseplant Day. Houseplants are an excellent way to bring liveliness and beauty into your home or office, so it’s no wonder there’s a whole day to recognize all the varieties and how they improve our lives every day. read more
In the U.S. Black Friday is a popular holiday in its own right, but did you know that in many countries the day after Christmas is celebrated as well? You may have heard of Boxing Day before, but what is it exactly and where (and why) is it celebrated? read more
Whether you’re looking for a fun activity to keep the kids occupied until Santa’s visit or you just want a little something to get yourself into the Christmas spirit, Advent calendars are a must-have holiday tradition. Advent calendars have become as central and festive a part of the holiday season as Christmas trees, hanging lights, and cocoa. But what does an Advent calendar mean traditionally, and why do we use them to mark the days until Christmas? read more