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Month: August 2012

Costa Rican Mother’s Day 2012: Don’t miss your chance to make your mother happy next August 15

Costa Rican Mother’s Day 2012: Don’t miss your chance to make your mother happy next August 15

August 15 is Mother’s Day in Costa Rica, which means you really need to get moving if you don’t want to disappoint your mother on Mother’s Day. Here at daFlores we’re well aware that this holiday is a really big deal in Costa Rica. Not only is it a full-blown celebration of motherhood, it’s planned to

Luxury cake delivery in Colombia: A new line from daFlores

Luxury cake delivery in Colombia: A new line from daFlores

We don’t know if you’ve noticed, but daFlores is now offering a line of delicious, perfectly baked cakes for delivery to the door. The cakes are available only in select areas at this time, and we introduced them because we are frequently asked whether we offer them. We’ve made the choice to only include cakes in our line-up that are elegant, classy and delicious. More accurately described as tortes, we have chocolate cakes, vanilla cakes and cakes

Five flower-themed movies in every genre

Five flower-themed movies in every genre

“The Flowers of War” is currently taking box offices by storm. This historical war movie isn’t about real flowers, but about protecting the innocent—the “flowers”–during a massacre in China. While daFlores focuses more on individuals than grand epics, flowers have played a huge part in the movie industry. They deserve a mention here in our quick guide to flower-themed movies

Looking for flowers in unexpected places

Looking for flowers in unexpected places

A garden is a spot where you’d expect to see flowers, wouldn’t you? Especially a public garden. But in the early days of Calgary, Canada, just one man saw flowers where all his peers saw a harsh wilderness. That man’s name was William Roland Reader, and he was superintendent for