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Friday’s Five

Happy Friday! It’s been a great, productive week around here; maybe because I’m still feeling really energized by the fresh start of the new year. This weekend is my last quiet one before the holiday marathon begins — we start planning and preparing for Valentine’s Day about three weeks out…
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Friday’s Five

Guys! Where the heck did 2017 go?! Despite being surrounded by Christmas stuff and all the red flowers at the shop, I’m still in denial that the holiday countdown is officially on; I haven’t finished my shopping (because I haven’t exactly started) or watched a single Christmas movie to help…
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Friday’s Five

I’m seven years in to #floristlife and it still amazes me how quickly we switch gears from a slow and lazy summer pace to full-blown craziness when we turn the calendar over to September. I still can’t believe it’s October — partly because it’s still 90+ degrees down here, please send…
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Friday’s Five

I realized this week that I’ve spent 8 summers in the flower shop, and this June marked the fifth anniversary of C and I taking over ownership from his parents and restarting the business in a new location. Those early days were incredibly stressful, but also really sweet because we…
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Friday’s Five

I think my brain short-fused when I turned the flower shop calendar over last week… I stared blankly at the new month’s page for a good 20 seconds before I could accept that it is, in fact, August. I saw a meme on Instagram that said, “June and July lasted…
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Friday’s Five

TGIF! It’s shaping up to be a working weekend for me, but I hope to squeeze in some sunshine, reading, and quality time with my Netflix queue. (I want to dive into GLOW; anyone watched it yet?) (more…)
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Friday’s Five

I’d like to petition to make every weekend a 4-day weekend! We closed the shop for the holiday, and I spent four glorious days lounging around the house in yoga pants, reading a little, binge-watching Netflix and Hulu a lot — currently loving Jane the Virgin and The Mindy Project — and only…
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Friday’s Five

Kicking off a new [hopefully weekly] Friday series, inspired by Cupcakes & Cashmere’s Five Things, to share a handful of things that brightened my week: products I enjoyed, people/things that inspired me, favorite shots from my iPhone, books I’m reading, etc. I’m thinking of this series as a fun blog…