One job that I always thought I would enjoy was doing deliveries for a florist. Being able to see the looks on the recipients' faces when they find a beautiful bouquet of flowers waiting at the door... Is there someone out there that isn't amazed and delighted when that happens? If so, I haven't met them yet.
So, when I heard that 1-800-FLOWERS.COM wanted my help promoting their "Summer of Smiles" mission to spread smiles across the nation... well, it was a no-brainer as to who I wanted to surprise. As much as I'd love to send flowers to everyone I know, there's just one person who deserves to have a little cheer sent her way as a reminder that she's amazing.
Mom, you know I love you!
A bright, vibrant person herself, my mom loves warm, cheerful shades that bring a pop of color to the world. And when I saw the Martha Stewart Party Time Bouquet, I knew that it would be the perfect choice to send to her to bring a smile. How could she not be cheered up by the hot pink Gerbera daisies, orange spray roses, large lavender roses, light green spider mums and great greenery in a bamboo-inspired vase?
This beautiful medium-sized bouquet fills the vase just enough that no matter which side you are looking at, you end up with a great view. Plus, my mom commented on the slight sweet scent that this arrangement provides - just enough to be able to take a deep breath and relax but not too much to be overpowering. Beautiful perfection!
I also really appreciated hearing from my mom that all of the flowers included in the Martha Stewart Party Time Bouquet were packaged well and were fresh and bright when they arrived, with some not even fully opened. It was great knowing that she would have a few more days of watching the roses fully bloom and add more color. Not only was I able to bring her a smile on the day these flowers were delivered, but for days to come!
With summer finally in full swing, there are so many occasions to celebrate. Birthdays, graduations, weddings, anniversaries and so many more are great reasons to let someone know how much you care by sending flowers. And, to send a little sunshine to someone you know, 1-800-FLOWERS.COM has a floral arrangement or gift basket for every style and taste to fit your budget.
Browsing their website is easy, as you can search by occasion, same-day delivery, particular flowers that you would like to include and more (there's even a Justin Bieber Bouquet, who knew?). Even though it's hard to choose a favorite from their vast selection, whichever arrangement you pick from 1-800-FLOWERS.COM will be sure to bring a smile to the lucky recipient's face. The "Summer of Smiles" mission has already added both my mom and myself to their list!
Plus, thanks to the generosity of 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, one lucky person will also be able to surprise someone with a smile, because...
One lucky person will win a $50 gift card to 1-800-FLOWERS.COM!
To enter to win: Visit 1-800-FLOWERS.COM and tell me which of their gorgeous arrangements or gift baskets you would like to send. I'd love to know who you would like to send them to as well!
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A huge thank you to 1-800-FLOWERS.COM for providing a Martha Steward Party Time Bouquet for my mom as well as a $50 gift card for one lucky giveaway winner. The opinions shared are my own and honest and if you really need to see more, click here to see how I roll.