February Flowers!

This post is sponsored by The Bouqs Company.  Thanks for your continued support of Daily Garnish!

It’s February!  My favorite month, and not just because it happens to include my birthday.  I love February because it is short and sweet, means all the New Years madness is behind us, and it usually brings the promise of spring.  And also – Valentine’s Day!

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We have been married for seven years now, and together for almost 12 (how!?).  With two little kids and babysitters few and far between, we don’t get out for romantic nights very often (or really, ever).  So we do our best to plan at-home date nights, special meals for just us, or cozy movie nights on the couch together.  The idea of romance can mean so many different things at different stages of life! 

We aren’t huge celebrators of Valentine’s Day in our house, but it’s always nice to do something sweet and simple just to say I love you.  And while of course you can do that anytime, Valentine’s Day is a timely opportunity to keep romance fresh and alive.  And nothing is more fresh than gorgeous freshly-cut flowers!

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We got a delivery from The Bouqs Company this week, and I couldn’t wait to see what was inside when I arrived home to find the box on my porch. 

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I first learned about The Bouqs Co. when I saw them on Shark Tank a while back, and then we used them for some of our holiday arrangements a few years back.  They are different from the traditional florist service in a number of ways:

  • The Bouqs Company is a flower delivery service that’s easy, fresh, and beautiful – flowers are cut the day you order and shipped the next day, so they should keep their freshness and last longer!
  • The flowers are shipped directly to your door from the farms, with super fast, on demand, same day delivery in some locations.
  • All flowers are grown at sustainable, eco-friendly farms that follow strict responsible farming practices and are 3rd party certified by and The Rainforest Alliance.
  • There is flat, affordable pricing – no upsells or hidden costs, and competitive prices on arrangements.

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My mom was a florist for many, many years and when I was in high school I worked in her shop as an assistant. Twenty years later I am still incredibly picky about flowers!  I can’t stand bad arrangements full of died carnations and mini balloons.  What I love about the flowers from The Bouqs Co. is that you get exactly what you see in the picture – no swaps or filler flowers that take over the arrangement. 

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The flowers come wrapped up nicely within the box, ready for you to trim and arrange them yourself into a handcrafted arrangement.  It was so fun to pull out my scissors and find my inner florist again.

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I chose the Lavendaria bouquet, because there is nothing quite as pretty as classic roses (and purple roses are my absolute favorite!) 

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The blooms were slightly open and such a beautiful, vibrant color.  And the smell took over our living room in all the right ways. 

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There is no question that I got my love of flowers from my mom.  She always taught me that fresh flowers can transform your space at home, and I wholeheartedly agree.  There is something so special about having a gorgeous arrangement on the table!

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Many thanks to The Bouqs Company for this early Valentine’s treat as we kick off February.  If you’d like to send beautiful flowers to someone you love this year, use the code DG20 to get 20% off your order!

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Happy February, friends!