Evergreens Make the Holidays Last

As winter sets in, activities come inside and preparations for the holidays begin. Indoor spaces are invigorated when the essence of the outdoors is brought along. Since ancient celebrations, evergreens have been used as a reminder that life will be sustained through the darker months and will return with the blossoming of spring. Their lasting green color helps keep spirits alive during this period.
Continue reading “Evergreens Make the Holidays Last”


I know many people talk about gratitude during November. Heck nearly everyone I know took part in that 3 days of gratitude challenge on social media a few years back.

For me, November is special because on November 1, 1999, I signed the papers to buy Dietz Falls Florist. I remember the lawyer grabbing me by the shoulders and shaking me saying “BREATH!
Continue reading “Gratitude”