Remember All Those Who Helped This Year with Special Holiday Gifts

While our Christmas gift list most often focuses on friends and family as well as clients if we run our own business, there are many other special people in our lives that we may want to thank this year: A frontline worker who helped us or someone we know Teachers struggling through the remote process and helping our kids Service personnel like the mail person, the gardener, and pool technician Colleagues New and old neighbors There may even be others that provided you some type of help, and this year is one of the best times to show your appreciation. After all, everyone has -- or is -- struggling, and they could do with something that is sure to make them smile. If you are not sure what type of gift best expresses that appreciation, here are some ideas where we can help safely deliver some of your generosity. With the holidays fast approaching, giving them some Christmas spirit is one great gift idea. They may have been so busy that they may not have had time to decorate, so give them a poinsettia plant, a wreath and garland, or a holiday centerpiece  so they can enjoy some instant holiday decor in [...]

2020-12-21T21:07:34+00:00December 20th, 2020|Categories: Gifts|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Remember All Those Who Helped This Year with Special Holiday Gifts

Celebrating Poinsettia Day on December 12th

Poinsettia Day is this Saturday, December 12th. Each year, this holiday occasion is celebrated on December 12th. As a long-treasured symbol of Christmas, the poinsettia plant offers a bright and cheerful way to decorate for the holidays or give a special gift to someone in your life. In 2002, Congress made National Poinsettia Day official, recognizing the work that Paul Ecke, the founder of America's poinsettia industry, had done. Before that, though, the poinsettia plant has had a long history of being used and shared, all the way back to the 1300s when the Aztecs used the flowers for making red dye. Now, Poinsettia Day is more about recognizing this beautiful flowering plant and giving it others during the holiday season. Besides gifting the poinsettia plant and using it as part of your own holiday decor, there are other fun ways to make the most of Poinsettia Day. Make Poinsettia Art This is a particularly fun activity to do if you have kids. But, even as adults, you may enjoy this type of activity, which also provides a way to add more Christmas decor to your home. Use available materials like construction paper or other items to make poinsettia ornaments for the [...]

2020-12-10T23:12:56+00:00December 10th, 2020|Categories: Christmas|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Celebrating Poinsettia Day on December 12th
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