Monthly Archives: April 2015

FORSYTHIA fər-ˈsi-thē-ə

April 28, 2015


A word that I enjoy saying because of how it rolls off my tongue, like Sunoco or Madagascar. A shrub I love seeing because it mutes out the grey, dreary sticks of winter in the Northeast with the most vibrant pop of yellow. It renews my spirit and gives me the belief that spring really is coming even if it seems like it’s moving at a snail’s pace. For me, it’s sunshine on earth, and it bring...

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April 21, 2015

Novelty Tulips

I was watching the Today Show recently and saw an interview with Mika Brzezinski who co-hosts 'Cup A Joe'. She has written a book called Knowing Your Value and has a new one coming out in May called Grow Your Value. In conjunction with her new book release, she has partnered with Johnson and Johnson and created a day seminar and contest. So, I checked it out online and decided to enter...what was ...

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April 14, 2015

Shirley Poppy

I had anticipated sharing the story of where the name ‘Floating Petals’ came from today, but instead I came across a quote by Georgia O’Keeffe that I shared yesterday, and it encompasses all that my website is about, which is how flowers can become your world, your view and change a moment in an instant. Life is active and always changing. We have to seek out those things that make us mos...

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April 07, 2015


Floating Petals or Floating Pedals? For me it was a pretty obvious choice, and I also thought it was for the customer service representative on the phone filling out my credit card application. He asked me all of the pertinent questions and even took the time to kindly inquire about my business, my passion, and I answered him with much enthusiasm. At the end of the phone call, he let me know I wo...

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