While the holidays are a wonderful time to spend with friends, family and loved ones, this season can also bring a sadness for those who are no longer with us. One excellent way to honor their memory, their service to their community and our country, or their value in your family is to place a beautiful holiday wreath on their grave site. Wreaths Across America is a wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery that you can participate in wherever you are. Choose a beautiful, hand-crafted wreath from Ah Sam Florist to honor and remember your loved ones this season. Read More about Remember and Honor »
The holidays are an opportunity for spending time together with friends and family. One great way to come together is with crafts and other projects that will brighten your holiday and create fond memories. Bring your favorite people together to create gorgeous decor that matches your formal holiday decor for a unique look and a holiday you won’t forget. The floral designers at Ah Sam Florist have some created some excellent designs that will pair beautifully with your crafts. Read More about Craft Your Holiday »
Who's on your list as you shop for Christmas and Hannukah this year? Does it seem like everyone?
In that case, we've got you covered with our Holiday Gift Guide, a robust collection of holiday blooms, winter greens, plants, wreaths, centerpieces and more. In this week's blog, we're showcasing three of our favorite pieces. Each shows off the incredible range of colors, textures, accents and scents available during this season, as well as the creative approach we here at Ah Sam Florist take in bringing something truly special to you. Read More about Highlights From Our Holiday Gift Guide »
Doing the Secret Santa thing at work this holiday season? You're not alone. This fun group gift swap has only gained in popularity over the last several decades and spans the globe. In Ireland, they call it "Kris Kringel," while in Germany, it's "Wichteln." Countless other countries have countless other names for it, and variations on the theme abound. But the premise always remains the same: a group of gift-givers are each assigned one person to whom they must anonymously offer a gift. Whether that means leaving the gift on a desk or under a tree is up to each Secret Santa group.
Here at Ah Sam Florist, we've got a way to sweeten up your contribution, no matter who it's going to. Read More about A Sweet Secret Santa Gift »
We love decorating our homes for the holidays, but what about the office? Since we spend so much time at work, it's great to come together as a team and hang garland, set up the tree and place the poinsettias. Decorating the office with your coworkers gives everyone the chance to take a break from holiday stress and to have a bit of fun. Once your workplace is all dressed for the season, it feels refreshed and becomes a festive place to return to each day. So spread the holiday cheer this year and let Ah Sam Florist help you deck those workplace halls. Read More about Inspiring Decor for Your Holiday Office »
This time of the year, many people are involved with Secret Santa gift exchanges. Whether through your office, with a group of friends, or even in an online community, the search for something fun and unique is often a frustrating one. This year, instead of walking up and down aisles looking for inspiration, how about browsing the Ah Sam Florist website? We have the unexpected Secret Santa gifts that they will love - and you'll be the hit of the party.
Remember: We put the "secret" in Secret Santa! We can deliver your gifts anywhere, with a tag that contains well wishes, but no signature. Just tell us what you are planning! Read More about Give The Best Secret Santa Gifts this Christmas »
One of the most obvious indications that the holiday season is upon us are all the poinsettias surrounding us - they seem to be everywhere! From hotel lobbies to church sanctuaries, these classic Christmas flowers embody the spirit of the holiday perfectly. Its iconic star shape and vivid red color are instantly recognizable as a harbinger of the holiday. Ah Sam Florist offers the finest poinsettia plants from the best local growers, and you can trust our many years of experience to provide the longest lasting, high-quality plants. Read More about Christmas Flowers and Holiday Decor »
From traditional style to modern chic, decorating our homes and table for the season is a favorite pastime. So how do you celebrate the holidays? Traditional: You hang stockings on the mantle, and have a Christmas tree you… Read More about Ah Sam – Holiday Centerpieces »
Throughout history and in many cultures, eating together is recognized as the most important of traditions – sharing a meal together is considered familiar and intimate, and those invited to share your table are honored guests. Although we may… Read More about Ah Sam Holiday Treats »
The poinsettia plant, with its brilliant red flowers, is virtually synonymous with the Christmas season. Popular legend traces the association back to a the story of a poor young girl who wished to offer the Christ child… Read More about Christmas Poinsettias »