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This + That: Distracting Myself From My Hurricane Anxiety

We Floridians cope with the daunting threat of an oncoming hurricane by sharing memes on Facebook and stress-eating all our snacks and booze days before the storm hits. This Dorian guy is huge and truly terrifying; as I type this post late Sunday night, he’s battering the Bahamas with 185mph…
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This + That: Cookies, Conspiracies & Capsule Wardrobes

BA’s Best Chocolate Chip Cookies I cannot overstate the seriousness of my obsession with the Bon Appétit YouTube channel. Most of the bookmarks on my phone are videos of recipes I want to try, and I’m slowly making my way through ‘em; kind of like ‘Julie & Julia’ but with fewer live…
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Friday’s Five

Happy Friday! It feels like the summer is flying by. This week, my social feeds were filled with my friends’ kids going back to school — I love those cute first day pics — so we’re officially on the downswing of the season. Pumpkin-spice erry’thing is right around the corner,…
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This + That: Let’s Catch Up!

Hey, what’s up, hello! I didn’t mean to take a three-week break from updating the blog; before this little hiatus, I started to get into the groove of a regular posting schedule. But at the beginning of the month, one of our flower shop family birdies left the nest to…
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This + That: Holiday Weekend Edition

It’s a short week for us at the flower shop; with Independence Day falling on a Thursday, we’re closing up for a long weekend. C and I plan to spend the break at home, tackling a few more projects around the house — we’re Marie Kondo’ing all over this place…
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This + That

Summer is officially here! Despite it already being stiflingly hot in the sunshine state, I’m welcoming this lazy, hazy season with open arms and C and I are on a mission to make the most of it. We kicked it off two weeks ago with an overnight stay in Treasure…
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This + That

I’d love to kick off the week with a BIG thank you to everyone who responded to Friday’s survey. I read through the responses this morning, and your support and encouragement made me smile from ear-to-ear; you have no idea how much I appreciate you all taking the time to…
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Friday’s Five

Happy Friday! I know it’s not technically summer yet, but for all intents and purposes, we’re diving headlong into the season: the temps are already in the high 90s and the public schools just wrapped up for the break, so it definitely feels like summertime around here. We spent the…
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This + That: Fresh Summer Basics

With Mother’s Day officially behind us, heralding the close of our busy spring season at the shop, we’re cruising into my favorite time of year: sweet, sweet summertime. When C and I started working in the flower business — almost a decade ago! — I spent the summer months wringing…