Thursday, May 10, 2012
Moms, here's your chance to think big.
The gifts range from breakfast in bed to nothing—with flowers, manicures and greeting cards in between. Moms, perhaps your families have been thinking about your big day for the past month or maybe Sunday will be the first they hear of it. Regardless of your family's style of celebration, Sunday is Mother's Day. And with more than $16.3 billion expected to be spent on the day this year, it is a highly consumer-driven holiday as well. Now's your chance to tell us what you really want. Would you like a clean house? Expensive jewelry? Maybe the day away from all of them? Or maybe, you'd like to buck the tradition and have a donation made in your name, from an organization like World Vision. For $75, your kids could buy a goat for a familiy in…
Friday, September 9, 2011
Great places to get flowers while they're still in season.
Morning walkers and joggers, and folks who commute to work via bicycle, can tell you that an early fall chill is in the air. One constant reminder of those nice, warm days that will soon be behind us are flowers. While the outdoors' thermostat slowly falls to its autumn setting, here are our picks for the top florists in St. Louis Park and nearby that can outfit you with a bouquet to warm up your home or your sweetie's heart. Linsk Flowers: What were you doing 63 years ago? Or one better, what were your parents doing? Linsk Flowers, kitty corner from the Roller Garden, was opening its doors. All this time later, they've become the choice flower shop in St. Louis Park. Flowers of Edina: This store with a lovely name has some lovely flowers…
Monday, February 14, 2011
Valentine's Day brings the busy season to local florists.
Arts & Flowers Design Studio in St. Louis Park was bustling with activity late Sunday afternoon in preperation for Valentine's Day. Still needing to buy a present for your special someone? St. Louis Park Patch's last-minute Valentine's gift guide can help.