By Shannon Hanrahan • February 05, 2015
Since the days of “he loves me, he loves me not”, flowers have been there for life’s biggest moments. From birthdays to congratulations to moments of need, flower bouquets are a way to show you a little extra love and support. And who doesn’t welcome a little extra attention every now and then, right? Well, with Valentine’s Day right around the corner, it is time to start thinking about what you will be getting that special someone (or someones) in your life. Instead of spending money on things people just don’t need, why not go back to the basics?
Flowers are the perfect gift and this year, 1-800-Flowers.com is offering 25% off early deliveries between 2/9 and 2/12 giving people more time to enjoy their deliveries with the big day falling over the weekend. Here are a few of my favorites that say “I Love You” in just the right way, for everyone in your life:
This is a gift that keeps giving, and your daughter, no matter what age, will love the thought put behind this “Mugable for Love Birds” bouquet. Not only is it a beautiful combination of roses, daisies, and carnations, but they will also have an adorable mug to use time after time, once the flowers are no more. You have to love 2 gifts in one! Even if they don’t use mugs, it can double as a seasonal decoration.
“Be Mine” is not here to mess around. With its rose petal lined glass vase and exquisite arrangement of red roses and Stargazer lilies, she won’t want to be with anyone else this Valentine’s Day. It is absolutely perfect on its own, but it you want to add a little something extra, pair the arrangement with a nice box of chocolates, or my personal favorite, a box of chocolate covered strawberries, and you will give her a night that she will never forget.
Nothing says “Happy Valentine’s Day” like a bouquet of roses, and the “Blooming Love” arrangement is a classic that can do no wrong. With premium long stem roses in a ruby red vase, it is the definition of elegance and the perfect addition to a romantic evening. If you want to add something to the roses, a Personalized Love Frame or Personalized Tree of Love Canvas gives your gift that extra touch and shows them that you put thought into the gift.
Who says Valentine’s Day only has to be about the person you are romantically involved with. Sometimes it is nice to show your friends that you are thankful for them and that you love them. The “Popcorn Factory Letterpress Hearts 7-Way Snack Tin” does just that. Whether you live across the country from each other or just down the street, this is a sweet reminder of what it means to have them as a friend. This tin would also make a great work gift to brighten everyone’s week, especially for those flying solo for the week. Nothing beats snacking your sorrows away.
Mom works hard, remind her how much you love and appreciate her with a little trip to paradise. With this “Exotic Breeze Orchids” arrangement she will feel like she is away on a lavish vacation without even having to leave the comfort of her own home. In addition to the orchids being a nice change from roses, these will brighten up any winter day with a striking touch. If she has a sweet tooth, add the “Cheryl’s Long Stemmed Cookie Flowers” to her order for an unforgettable gift!
These are only a few of the amazing flowers and gifts that 1-800-Flowers.com is offering this year. Planning early will save you money and win you major points for Valentine’s Day. There is nothing like a gift that screams, “I definitely forgot it was Valentine’s Day” to ruin the moment. No matter whom you are buying for, 1-800-Flowers.com has what you are looking for. So go on and get your cupid on.
Shannon Hanrahan Shannon is a LA transplant from Philadelphia and a social media junkie. When she is not Pinteresting or Instagraming away, she enjoys eating dessert first, traveling to new places, and being a self-proclaimed DIY expert (aka HGTV addict).