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…
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…
The History Of Mother’s Day
The earliest Mother’s Day celebrations we know of were ancient Greek spring celebrations in honor of Rhea, the mother of the gods. But those were in honor of one particular mother. England’s “Mothering Sunday,” begun in the 1600’s, is closer to what we think of…
Amaryllis is the easiest bulb to bring to bloom. The amaryllis originated in South America’s tropical regions and has the botanical name HIPPEASTRUM. The large flowers and ease with which they can be brought to bloom make amaryllis popular and in demand worldwide. The amaryllis…
The History of Mistletoe
Kissing under the mistletoe dates back to England during the 16th Century and a sprig of it hung over a doorway remains one of the Christmas Seasons most cherished traditions. The Druids in Celtic Britain worshiped its spiritual and healing powers and was often hung…
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