They say Mother's Day is like the Superbowl of Flowers, and Ah Sam Florist would agree. It seems everyone is dying to get their hands on---and give---the most beautiful and meaningful bouquet of blossoms that ever was. Mother's Day arrives in one of the best seasons for flowers; spring's bounty is bright, bold, feminine, romantic and enticing. It's not hard to find something gorgeous to offer your mom.
The only question is how you'll narrow it down to just one floral gift. Read More about Celebrate All The Mamas »
International Women's Day has been a big deal since 1909, and thereafter been celebrated around the world. Designed to honor the achievements and advance the goals of women, IWD is an excellent day to show appreciation and support for the women in your life. It's become de riguer to send gifts of flowers or chocolate in an effort to do just that, and we here at Ah Sam Florist have just the floral design in mind for that. Read More about Make It A Special International Women’s Day »
Along with getting yourself a massage and making that pedicure appointment, we here at Ah Sam Flowers think treating yourself to a bundle of fresh blooms should be an important part of your self-care routine. Flowers have been shown to increase cognition and memory. They are proven mood-boosters, and have significant impacts on everything from blood pressure to medication use in hospitalized patients. It's time to give yourself the healthy gift of flowers. Read More about Flowers As An Act Of Self-Care »
There are occasions that call for flowers and then there are occasions that are made better by flowers. It's in these latter instances that offering a flower gift could be a gesture that dates back centuries, and when you participate in it, you're essentially connecting to a ritual that has been practiced by many and established as having a powerful effect.
We here at Ah Sam Florist believe that the flowers we give to an expectant couple or a couple who has welcomed a new baby are especially meaningful. Read More about When Flowers Really Matter To Give »
If you feel you're stuck in a romance rut, February's the month for you. Designated as "'Creative Romance Month," February is the perfect time to shower your sweetie with affection and attention beyond Valentine's Day. It's also an invitation to do it in a highly-personal, dare-we-say innovative way, and Ah Sam Florist is here to help with the flower gift portion of that. Read More about Spring Into Creative Romance »
Valentine's Day comes with its own kind of pressure: the pressure to give flowers and then the pressure to give the right kind. While it's true you can't go wrong with a vase of long-stemmed red roses, they can often seem a little rote and obligatory. Offering a custom piece is the antidote to that feeling, both on your part and on the part of the recipient. Here at Ah Sam Florist, we love having the opportunity to work with you in creating a gorgeous original design that will really enthrall your special someone. Read More about Make It A Designer’s Choice Kind Of Valentine’s Day »
November 13th - Valentine's Eve - has gotten an upgrade, and it's no longer just the evening preceding the most romantic holiday all year. Thanks to a 2010 episode of NBC's Parks and Recreation, we've turned the night before into the "girls night" before, reserving the 13th for celebrating the love between friends. Galentine's Day is here, and it's here to stay.
If this is the first you've heard of this welcome variant, we at Ah Sam Florist say why not gather your gals and have a dinner party? Read More about Get Your Gals Something Nice »
Posted by Ah Sam Florist on January 15, 2018
| Last Updated: December 22, 2020
As you're writing your resolutions list for the New Year, don't leave off making sure that your loved ones feel that love all year long. There are a lot of ways to achieve this goal (no gym membership required), but we here at Ah Sam Florist want to bring one more to your attention: send them flowers for a year.
Commit yourself to sending a new bouquet each month and ensure that your special someone always feels special. This is the kind of gift that allows you to be creative; you can pick flowers based on the seasons, switch up colors, send something free-form and romantic one month, a tidier, more modern arrangement the next. Read More about Gorgeous Flowers All Year Long »
We are a long way from Valentine's Day, yet amidst the dog days of summer comes a reminder that love is still alive and well with National Romance Month! August is the perfect opportunity to let your sweetheart know that they mean the world to you with surprise date nights, romantic gifts, and sweet everyday gestures. To help you get into a romantic mood, the floral experts at Ah Sam Florist have put together a list of some love-inspired trivia. Read some of these fun facts, browse our romantic flowers collection, and share the love with your special someone this August during Romance Month.
Flowers of Love: The undisputed king of romance in the floral world is the red rose, which is a symbol of passion, desire, fascination, and love. However, there are many flowers that carry a message of affection and passion, especially summertime blooms. An orchid stands for mature, refined love, luxury, and romance, while bright, yellow sunflowers represent peace, love, and happiness, in addition to loyalty and adoration. Lilies, especially red lilies, are also brilliant additions to romantic bouquets as they are connected to longing, love, romance, and passion. Finally, summer daisies complete the list of the five romantic flowers by representing new beginnings and true love. So, this August, as you search for the perfect floral arrangement to express the perfect sentiment, look for the most romantic blooms. Read More about Flowers to Celebrate Romance Month »