Bring flowers to your next housewarming party

Fall is a great time for new homeowners to show off their new digs to friends and family alike. The weather is still warm enough to enjoy a barbecue and it is cool enough to hang out inside and enjoy a night by a toasty fireplace. Although your friend…

Get ready for Canadian Thanksgiving

Americans may have a few months to start planning for the Thanksgiving holiday, but their friends to the north need to start preparing now. Canadian Thanksgiving takes place on October 8 this year, leaving hosts, guests and friends only a few weeks lef…

Cheer up a friend with flowers

Although fall brings a lot of wonderful and natural presents to the nation including gorgeous changing leaves and crisp, clean air, it can also bring along some new and unpleasant illnesses. Everything from the flu to the common cold tends to run rampa…

Say hello to fall with house plants

The fall weather is starting to creep in around the nation and although some people may not be ready to put away the sunscreen and shorts, others may be a bit excited about the change. One group of people who may be especially saddened by the changing …

Prep for Rosh Hashanah

September 17 is an important date for people of the Jewish faith as it is the holy day known as Rosh Hashanah. The holiday signifies the first High Holy Day of the Jewish New Year. During this spiritual gathering, families will come together to read from the Torah...

Spoil the kids’ teacher this year

Back to school is no fun for most children and their families and the idea of being stuck in a classroom for the next 180 days can be hard to take for teachers as well. Although spirits are generally lifted as soon as the kids meet and greet with their…

How to honor a new baby

Having a baby is a joyous occasion for both the new mom and dad and their extended family. If your loved one or close friend recently became a mother or father, there are a few special ways to show them how happy and excited you are about the new bundle of joy. Offer...