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5 Reasons To Send November ’15

November is all about enjoying time with family, attitude of gratitude and turkey! Here are five holidays to celebrate this month with the ones you love.

1. Forget-Me-Not-Day – November 10th

Often we take for granted the people present in our lives, so this day is to make us remember family, friends and loved ones. Perhaps you want to recognize a relative you haven’t seen in years or an old high school friend? Flowers are the perfect way to let them know “you are always on my mind.”

2. Veteran’s Day – November 11th

This day is dedicated to everyone who has served in the United States military. If you know a veteran, make sure to say a big “Thank You” for their service. Thinking about doing something special? Flowers will certainly bring a smile to their face.

3. Loosen Up, Lighten Up Day (LuLu) – Novemer 14th

Today loosen up and lighten up! The daily routine can be tiring, frustrating and stressful. Let it go and help others lighten up too! Have a friend or relative that needs to lay back and relax? Nothing better than a beautiful flower arrangement to create a stress-free environment in any home or office.

4. Beautiful Day – November 20th

The origin of this day is a complete mystery, giving us the opportunity to give it our own meaning. Perhaps a beautiful day consists of a pretty flower bouquet to make this day extra special!

5. Thanksgiving – November  26th

There are times in which we forget to express gratitude. Today, make it a point to say “Thank You” for everything good in your life. Headed to a Thanksgiving dinner? Make sure to bring the host a beautiful arrangement in a basket or cornucopia to add the finishing touch to their dinner table.

Happy November! Visit your local florist for ideas on creating the perfect floral arrangement for the occasion of your choice!

Your Last Chance For Thanksgiving Flowers!

Thanksgiving is Thursday, but that doesn’t mean it’s too late to get gorgeous flowers for decoration or gifts!

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Floral Decoration

If you are hosting a Thanksgiving Day feast for family and friends, there’s still time to contact your local florist for the absolute best decoration available. What better to put your family in the holiday mood than beautiful floral arrangements in fall colors and themes?

And there’s no end to the fabulousness you’ll find waiting for you. From wreaths to cornucopias to impressive main table centerpieces and accent pieces, there’s something wonderful waiting to beautify every surface in your home.

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Gift of Thanks

But flowers aren’t just for the host to provide. Even those attending the feast can bring a fantastic floral creation as your very own gift of thanks. Who wouldn’t be thrilled to open the door to family and friends bearing elegant florals?

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Local Flexibility

So how do you get all these wonderful floral goodies? By buying local, of course! Your local florist is working hard right now to make someone’s Thanksgiving holiday both beautiful and memorable. Shouldn’t she be working on yours too?

Time is tight as the holiday is just a couple days away, but go by your local flower shop and you’re sure to find something gorgeous sitting in the cooler. And there’s even a chance they’ll have time to make something special, just for you.

If you want the best decoration money can buy, contact your local florist today!

FSN November Newsletter: Many Thanks!

Many Thanks

Happy Thanksgiving!

November brings beautiful fall colors, a return to cooler temperatures and the one holiday set aside solely for giving thanks and expressing gratitude. And is there a better way to offer a heartfelt ‘thank you’ than with an elegant floral arrangement? We certainly don’t think so.

So get on the phone, hop on over to our website or just walk down to the shop on the corner, but however you do it, make sure you contact your local florist for amazing Thanksgiving florals!

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Give Thanks with Flowers

Flowers not only make for amazing decoration, they are also a fantastic way to say thank you. And what else is Thanksgiving Day for if not the giving of thanks to those who’ve helped make our lives better throughout the year? This year, give thanks with the beauty of flowers!

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A Variety of Styles

There are floral arrangement possibilities beyond the traditional bouquet, though there’s nothing wrong with an elegant collection of breathtaking flowers gathered in a vase. After all, it became a tradition for a reason. But that’s not all you’ll find when you walk into your corner flower shop. You’ll see a world of creativity and wonder that has been designed and created by your own local flower artists.

Keeping It Local

Local florists mean face-to-face interaction and the opportunity to buy exactly what you want. This personal touch gives you the freedom to personalize your arrangement, affording you the opportunity to truly be specific to the person you choose. And you’ll never find the same quality, care and attention you get at the corner flower shop anywhere else.

Another great reason to use a local florist? It keeps money in the local economy and helps to ensure they’ll be there the next time you need them!

This Thanksgiving Day, if you want to say thank you in the most beautiful way possible, say thank you with flowers.

All the Right Words for Your Thanksgiving Flowers

Thanksgiving Day, as the name suggests, is a day to give thanks for all the blessings from the past year. What better way to offer thanks to those who’ve given you help and support throughout the year than with a gorgeous floral arrangement? And with every gift of flowers there is a blank card just waiting to be filled out. Here are five suggestions to help you express your love and appreciation.

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Thanksgiving Card Messages

  1. I don’t know how I could have made it through the year without you. Thank you for all you do. Happy Thanksgiving!
  2. You’ve always been there when I needed you. Thank you now and always. Happy Thanksgiving!
  3. Your love bolsters me daily. Thank you for all you’ve done and continue to do. Happy Thanksgiving!
  4. I hope these flowers warm your home as you’ve warmed my heart. Happy Thanksgiving!
  5. Just my way of saying thank you for being part of my life. Happy Thanksgiving!

Enjoy your holiday this year knowing that you properly thanked everyone who deserves appreciation. Give flowers and say all the right words. Use the card messages above or use them to inspire to write your own heartfelt note. Happy Thanksgiving!

Looking for more Thanksgiving Card Message goodness? Check out last year’s post here!

The Key To A Floral Thanksgiving

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With Thanksgiving Day just around the corner, it’s time to think about how you want your home to look as your family sits down for the Thanksgiving feast. Do you want them to be surrounded by gorgeous fall colors and decorative foliage? Do you want an impressive centerpiece for your table? How about a fall-themed wreath for the door?

All of this and so much more is available when you shop at your local florist!

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Surround Yourself with Floral Beauty

Florists offer everything you need to make your home a decorative testament to fall. They have flowers and foliage in reds, oranges, yellows and browns that will help your home reflect the theme of the season and the holiday. From beautiful centerpieces worthy of any spread to amazing accent pieces, you can get any or all of it exactly when you need it.

There’s no end to the beauty you can have on display, and all it takes is a visit to your local flower shop!

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Don’t Forget the Gift

And if you aren’t holding the feast at your own home, your local florist still has you covered with the perfect host/hostess gift. Who wouldn’t love a gorgeous fall wreath or accent arrangement? They can do most any size wreath you like within reason, and if the theme is less than traditional, they can do them in any color as well.

When you want the best decoration for your Thanksgiving Day feast, contact your local florist!

 

5 Best Reasons to Send Flowers in November ’14

November is a great month for flowers, (so is every other month, but I digress) and we’ve got some great reasons to visit your local flower shop!

Made in the USA#1 Veteran’s Day – November 11 

It’s time to honor the men and women who have served in any branch of the armed forces to keep this country safe. And what better way to show them the love and appreciation they deserve than a gorgeous arrangement? When you visit your local florist you’ll find patriotic arrangements, patriotic colors and the freedom to ask for any combination you might desire. Those who served deserve appreciation and appreciation means flowers.

Charismatic Crimson#2 Remembrance Day (Canada) – November 11

For our friends to the north, this is the day you remember all those who have fallen in the country’s armed conflict. And it’s not just for those who served in the armed forces. Remembrance Day is for civilian casualties as well. Come by and pick up a poppy to wear on your clothes, find a wreath to lay on your local memorial or get some poppies to lay on the tomb of the unknown soldier.

Contemporary Autumn#3 Forget-Me-Not Day – November 10th

A day to reach out to friends and family that you may not have seen in some time. Have an aunt that lives across the country or a good friend across the state? Use the FSN florist finder to locate a local florist in their town. And remember, nothing says “I miss you,” like a beautiful and creatively designed arrangement from that flower shop on the corner.

Cornucopia Centerpiece#4 Thanksgiving Day – November 27th

There are so many reasons to buy flowers on this day of thanks. Need a magnificent centerpiece for your Thanksgiving feast? Looking for the perfect gift for your host/hostess? Maybe you just want to decorate your home in the spirit of the holiday. Whatever the reason, flowers are a must.

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Flowers make a perfect birthday gift. Who doesn’t love natural beauty? And don’t forget the wonder of a living plant. Your local florist has everything you need to make any November birthday a great one!

Make It A Floral Thanksgiving, Canada!

If you’re in Canada or have family there, Thanksgiving is just around the corner. It falls on the second Monday in October, and this year that means October 13th, mere days away! Are you looking for the perfect decoration for your feast or maybe for a gift for your host/hostess? Look no further than flowers!

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The Perfect Gift

When you arrive at Thanksgiving dinner, you have to bring a gift. But what do you give? Flowers are always the right answer. When you give the gift of flowers, you are giving your hostess a beautiful decoration that she can use immediately. And the options are limitless!

Your local florist can make anything you like in whatever color you want it, given enough time. Think a wreath would be your best option? You can get almost any size you might need in a multitude of styles. Are you just looking for a holiday-themed arrangement that will fit into any Thanksgiving decor? Your local florist can put together something impressive. Don’t be the one who comes to Thanksgiving dinner empty handed, bring flowers!

Decoration Worthy of the Day

Thanksgiving is, at its core, a harvest festival. And what better way to celebrate the harvest than a bouquet of natural beauty? Flowers can be put in an exquisite arrangement for the center of your table or used as accent pieces for any room in your home. They are the perfect decoration because they can be customized in any way you see fit!

Thanksgiving is a wonderful holiday. It’s full of food, fun, friends, family … and flowers!

The FSN Turkey Shoot: Having Fun and Meeting Goals

The sales team here at Flower Shop Network, just like the sales people employed by your business, has sales goals. And also like you, we try to find new and interesting ways to motivate our sales team to not only meet but exceed those goals. Our last contest was so successful, we thought we’d share this fun, seasonal idea with all of you. It’s the FSN turkey shoot!

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This is our turkey shoot board. Think of it as a large dart board with images of animals acting as the bullseyes.

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Here is a list of the potential prizes to be won. Those look awesome! [Read more…]

10 Funny and Heartwarming Thanksgiving Card Messages

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!

That’s right, this is the week we’ve all been waiting for. We get to gather together with family and friends, enjoy some quality fellowship and of course eat lots of scrumptious goodies! Since the holiday is later this week, I know you’ve already contacted your local florist and gotten your order in for those Thanksgiving arrangements, right? Right?

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Hmm … you’re lack of response is disturbing. Well, no worries. If you haven’t, there’s still time. Just click here to enter your zip code, find your local florist and start ordering! And since you’re going to need to add a card to that order, I thought I might offer up 10 funny and heartwarming Thanksgiving card messages.

Thanksgiving Card Messages

  1. Here’s hoping you have a better day than the turkey. Happy Thanksgiving!
  2. Forever thankful for your love and friendship.
  3. I love you more than cranberry sauce!
  4. You have my thanks every day, but today you also get flowers!
  5. You’re sweeter than my Aunt Myrtle’s pumpkin pie!
  6. Grateful to have you in my life this Thanksgiving Day.
  7. Your stomach may be full, but here’s a feast for your eyes!
  8. You’ve been cooking all week, but don’t be confused. This flower is not for baking.
  9. A heartfelt “Thank You” to you and yours this Thanksgiving Day.
  10. A little fall beauty to add to your bountiful feast.

Can you think of some funny or heartwarming card messages? Add them to the comments below! Have an amazing Thanksgiving!!