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Boo-tiful Blooms

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Boo-tiful Blooms

It’s that time of year again. The time when black cats prowl, jack-o’-lanterns glow in the moonlight, and the kids go stark raving mad for candy! Yes, it’s nearly Halloween! Celebrated for centuries, Halloween traditions include trick-or-treating, pumpkin carving, dressing up, and of course, decorating the home with all things grim and gruesome. And, as with any celebration, flowers can help set the desired mood and tone. So, in the spirit (ahem), of all things spooky, here’s a few of our favourite bone-chilling blooms that would make eerily beautiful additions to your Halloween décor. The first thing to say is...

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Grandparents’ Day

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Grandparents’ Day

 Ever heard of Grandparents’ Day? No? Well let us enlighten you! Grandparents’ Day is just like Father’s Day or Mother’s Day, that is, it’s one special day dedicated to celebrating grandmothers and grandfathers everywhere. Unfortunately Grandparents’ Day does not get the same attention that Mother’s and Father’s Day does, but we think it definitely should, so we’re here to tell you all about it! Grandparents’ Day originated in the United States as the result of the work of Marian McQuade. McQuade made it her goal to educate young people in her community about the important contributions seniors have made throughout...

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The Positive Power of Flowers

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The Positive Power of Flowers

We all know that flowers can brighten our surroundings and cheer us up. A lone bloom or a bevy of blossoms can lift our spirits. In their many lovely forms, flowers captivate us with colour and scent, distracting us in the most wonderful way. Subtle or striking, they can be therapeutic. Flowers have power and here’s how: The colours of flowers can make you happier through chromatherapy, in which colour balances “energy” that may be lacking, to improve one’s spiritual, physical or emotional body. Flowers can help us express sentiments where words may fail us, calm us and remind us...

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