Posts Categorized: Flowers

Flower arrangements 101

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Whenever I pass a flower shop or bodega in New York with tons of buckets of fresh and colorful stems, I feel a sudden rush to make an impulse buy. But I always stop at the number of options. I never know what to pair with what! Of course, I know which types of flowers… Read more »

Spring tulips

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Tulips are always my favorite part of the change in seasons from winter to spring. This week, I popped by my local florist in Brooklyn to pick up an arrangement for my new vase. Usually, she works her magic and puts together a beautiful assortment of whatever blooms are in season at the time. But when… Read more »

DIY flowers at home

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How often do you buy fresh flower arrangements to sprinkle around your home? It’s a new tradition I’ve started since moving to Brooklyn—and a cheap investment that brightens up our entire space. I’m lucky—Edelweiss Floral Atelier is a new shop in Cobble Hill, and one that happens to be located along the route I walk… Read more »

Cherry Blossom Trees in Brooklyn

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There’s nothing I love more than a weekend in New York with nothing to do, and nowhere to be. My plans-free Saturday led me to the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens to check out the gorgeous (and fragrant) cherry blossom trees. Have you been? Such beauty! We had the best day relaxing in the sun and 75… Read more »

Looking forward to April

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When I saw Em’s blog post listing her April favorites, I had to re-post. Why? Because I agree with every single one of her picks. I love the fresh tulips, the spring showers, the home opener for the Boston Red Sox, the chance to reminisce about last year’s Royal Wedding. April is a great month!… Read more »