Christmas Flower

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Christmas Flower

Christmas Flower   Christmas Hamper  Christmas Cake

Christmas Flowers - Colors and Traditions of the Holiday Season  Sending Christmas flowers to a friend or family member is a gift sure to please. Flowers sent for birthdays and other occasions are appreciated but seldom enjoyed by anyone except the recipient. The entertaining and family gatherings of the holiday season allow plants and flowers sent by post to be enjoyed by many people. Designing Christmas floral arrangements is fun, too, as there are so many seasonal options that can be added. Small ornaments, elegant ribbons, candles and snippets or sprays of evergreen shrubs add seasonal color and scent.The most recognized flower for the holidays may be the poinsettia with its unique blooms. Visit a garden store or an online florist in December and you’ll find the old standard red poinsettia is no longer the only choice. White, pink and even white and white mixed blooms can be found. The useful of the plant after the season is questionable as coaxing a poinsettia to bloom again relies on providing the right moisture and weeks of darkness, too. The best use for these plants is as part of the Christmas decorations as a flower meant to be enjoyed for several weeks and then discarded. The popular floral gift of a large plant full of blooms is striking yet inexpensive to purchase.Red and white flowers are the most popular Christmas choices and photos of suggested choices often mix white and red in one design and use the colors again in the container. A better choice is to focus on the aspect of holiday decorations and choose color choices for the most impact. Some ideas might be:* A container total covered with sprays of cedar, white pine or fir* Small golden balls attached randomly to the sprays* Deep red roses arranged in the center* Tall white candles at each end of the arrangement* An aged copper container* Dark green, glossy magnolia leaves on short branches* 2-3 graceful white orchids in the center* An oval spray of cedar mixed with variegated ivy* Red carnations inserted through the greenery* Pinecones tipped in white paint or glitter mixed with the carnations* An ornament such as a golden angel rising from the center. If you prefer playful rather than elegant, flower delivery sites offer arrangements filled with whimsy, too. Bells, candy canes, reindeer and Santa Claus are all perfect elements for holiday floral displays.Your Christmas Flowers aren’t limited to table top bouquets. Indoor or outdoor wreaths are also popular gifts for the holidays. A wreath or spray of evergreen branches, magnolia leaves or a twig wreath can be filled with fresh flowers and finished with a large bow of designer ribbon and used as wall decor in cold climates or placed outside in warmer regions.Whether you show up for the party with pots of poinsettias or order delivery of Christmas flowers, it’s a gift that is easy to buy and always appreciated.

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Valentine’s Day

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St. Valentine’s Story

Let me introduce myself. My name is Valentine. I lived in Rome during the third century. That was long, long ago! At that time, Rome was ruled by an emperor named Claudius. I didn’t like Emperor Claudius, and I wasn’t the only one! A lot of people shared my feelings.
Claudius wanted to have a big army. He expected men to volunteer to join. Many men just did not want to fight in wars. They did not want to leave their wives and families. As you might have guessed, not many men signed up. This made Claudius furious. So what happened? He had a crazy idea. He thought that if men were not married, they would not mind joining the army. So Claudius decided not to allow any more marriages. Young people thought his new law was cruel. I thought it was preposterous! I certainly wasn’t going to support that law!

Did I mention that I was a priest? One of my favourite activities was to marry couples. Even after Emperor Claudius passed his law, I kept on performing marriage ceremonies — secretly, of course. It was really quite exciting. Imagine a small candlelit room with only the bride and groom and myself. We would whisper the words of the ceremony, listening all the while for the steps of soldiers.

One night, we did hear footsteps. It was scary! Thank goodness the couple I was marrying escaped in time. I was caught. (Not quite as light on my feet as I used to be, I guess.) I was thrown in jail and told that my punishment was death.

I tried to stay cheerful. And do you know what? Wonderful things happened. Many young people came to the jail to visit me. They threw flowers and notes up to my window. They wanted me to know that they, too, believed in love.

One of these young people was the daughter of the prison guard. Her father allowed her to visit me in the cell. Sometimes we would sit and talk for hours. She helped me to keep my spirits up. She agreed that I did the right thing by ignoring the Emperor and going ahead with the secret marriages. On the day I was to die, I left my friend a little note thanking her for her friendship and loyalty. I signed it, “Love from your Valentine.”

I believe that note started the custom of exchanging love messages on Valentine’s Day. It was written on the day I died, February 14, 269 A.D. Now, every year on this day, people remember. But most importantly, they think about love and friendship. And when they think of Emperor Claudius, they remember how he tried to stand in the way of love, and they laugh — because they know that love can’t be beaten!



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