in lieu of a proper holiday recap

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At the start of each holiday, I tell myself I’m going to take a bazillion behind-the-scenes snapshots around the flower shop, which I’ll use to pen a deliciously detailed Day in the Life of a Florist blog post. Won’t that be interesting?!

Don’t get excited just yet; I only managed to snap five [poorly-lit] randoms with my iPhone last week. Not exactly Valentine’s recap worthy, I’m afraid… womp womp.

But God willing, I have a lot more holidays ahead of me, so let’s not give up on the idea just yet, mmkay? There’s always Mother’s Day.

In the meantime, I give you my best shot captured in the melee: my handsome husband — snagged for a couple of days from his new job because FLOWER SHOP SOS — holding one of my favorite bouquets from the week.

Now without boring you with the details of the hand-wringing dramafest of six missing cases of flowers, the impracticality of TOMS ballet flats when spending hours on your feet, or the intense planning/organization that resulted in the first V-Day in history that didn’t require a design over-nighter (so many self back-pats on that one) let’s suffice it to say that it was a great holiday.

And I’m glad it comes just once a year.

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10 Comments

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    Posted 3.3.14 Reply
  2. Cindy wrote:

    Fabulous!! and the floral arrangement is gorgeous, too! You do good work, favorite niece. Keep it up! xxxoooxxx, AC

    Posted 2.19.14 Reply
  3. What a gorgeous bouquet! I’d love to read about ‘a day in the life of a florist’ too.

    Posted 2.18.14 Reply
  4. Gorgeous flowers :)

    Tyler
    http://www.onelittleblackdress.com

    Posted 2.18.14 Reply
  5. I did a floristry course a couple of years ago and I loved it! This arrangement is stunning! Congratulations on surviving Valentines Day! Xx

    Posted 2.18.14 Reply
  6. Amy wrote:

    Have a great week

    Posted 2.18.14 Reply
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  8. elkee wrote:

    A day in the life of a florist would be great. Would be such an inspirational post to so many people. I sure hope you get the opportunity to do that!

    Posted 2.18.14 Reply
  9. Beautiful design!!

    Posted 2.18.14 Reply