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Month: January 2011

Say it with flowers and say it with style

Say it with flowers and say it with style

There’s an old joke going around that goes “Say it with flowers…give her a cactus!” We hope that you’ll never need to resort to that, but there are a hundred and one ways daFlores can help you say it with flowers in a more appropriate way. First, ask yourself who the flowers are for. What do you want to say? We have several sections on our website that allow you to pick bouquets for thank-yous, appreciation, love, birthdays and “just…

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Add a lasting gift to your Valentine’s Day roses

Add a lasting gift to your Valentine’s Day roses

Valentine’s Day roses from daFlores – in fact, any flowers we send on your behalf – are guaranteed to last for at least a week. With a bit of care and attention, they can last even longer. But what if you want your Valentine’s Day gift to last year-round? Well, we still highly recommend our Valentine’s Day roses. They come in all sizes, from elegant stems presented in a vase to huge sprays of two dozen or more roses. But…

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Valentine’s Day for Kids

Valentine’s Day for Kids

The high romance status of Valentine’s Day is a given, but we think that Valentine’s Day is for everyone. The holiday can also be a bit of fun for the kids, allowing them to express friendship with a cheerful card. Look in dollar stores and department stores and you’ll find plenty of  Valentine’s Day cards for your kids to send. Some schools create a “mailbox” for holiday cards. Kids “mail” the cards with a name and school class and volunteers…

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Loveland continues its long-standing tradition of remailing Valentine’s Day cards

Loveland continues its long-standing tradition of remailing Valentine’s Day cards

Loveland, Colorado has a very special tradition. This year, 2011, marks the 65th anniversary of its Valentine’s Day card remailing program. Each year, the city produces a special postal franking stamp with a poem and message. People send in their cards and, for a fee, get their card franked with the stamp and remailed from the “city of love.” It’s called the Sweetheart Stamp and it doesn’t matter where in the world you live; you can get your card re-mailed….

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Surprise her on Valentine’s Day – get married!

Surprise her on Valentine’s Day – get married!

The City of Norwich, Connecticut has an intriguing offer: Register to get married on Valentine’s Day. The City Chambers is running its third annual mass wedding event this February 14. Couples have to register and get their $30 license in advance; the City provides a Justice of the Peace, backdrop flowers, and photographer. If you want a no-muss, no-fuss festival for your wedding day and really want it to be Valentine’s Day, look around for special events like this. Valentine’s…

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