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Winter Porch Pot Designs That the Grinch Would Disapprove
Maybe Christmas doesn’t come from a store, but fabulous porch decorations sure do! Make some hot cocoa, put on your favorite ugly Christmas sweater, and give the Grinch something to “loathe entirely” this holiday season by creating the best porch pots Whoville—sorry, Oceanside—has ever seen….
How to Care for Imposters (AKA the Christmas Cactus)
Schlumbergera x buckleyi is a bit of a mouthful, so thankfully we all know them by their common name instead: the Christmas cactus! These delightful plants are perfect for decorating indoors for the holidays, adding intrigue and a pop of color to your decor. They…
The Best Plants for Mother’s Day to Earn Your Title of “Favorite Child”
Mother’s Day is coming up, and a macaroni necklace or handprint turkey just isn’t going to cut it anymore. You’re an adult now, and you have to step up your gift-giving game. If you want to secure your spot as Mom’s favorite child, scoop some…
3 Floral Decor Ideas for Easter Celebrations
Easter is all about the sugary sweet pastel colors—they’re so optimistic and cheerful! Instead of following tradition and decorating with plastic eggs and bunnies, we’ve got an alternative that’s far more stylish but just as festive: spring flowers. Whether you want to decorate indoors or…
Trees for the Troops Mission
The war in Iraq and Afghanistan has not ended and the American Military still has forces in both countries as well as others in the Middle East. It has been 14 years since the mystery woman came into Dees’ back in 2004 and asked Tom Sr. if he could get a Christmas tree sent to her son, who had just been sent over to a very dangerous part of the world. It has been 14 years since our great customer Jim Adelis, whose own son was soon to be sent to the war zone, was told of the mystery lady. Luckily for us, he and his company Adelis International Security, based out of JFK, knew Cathy O’Reilly and the team at DHL Logistics and Freight Company.
The History of Valentine’s Day
The history of Valentine’s Day originates back to the Catholic church; where Saint Valentine was martyred. Saint Valentine was a priest whom served in the 3rd century in Rome. It was Emperor Claudius II that decided a “single” man made a better soldier than someone…