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Having Fun Over the Holidays!


Let's face it, if you are in retail, your life is very hard during the holidays. Just as the office people are getting time off to go shopping and cook, those of us working retail are working long hours with little sleep and socializing. But that being said, we do manage to find some time to have some fun and goof off. Even Kevin and I, who work more than our employees (to the tune of 80 hours + at this time of year), still manage to see friends, go Christmas light looking, eat out and go to the mall. Hard to believe, but true!

This past weekend our area got about 14 inches of snow. The staff all dug out and made it in safely and the flower production began!! Today Sheryl started the transition of the window displays from Christmas to Winter. Why so early? Mainly because we have sold so much of our Christmas product, there is nothing to display in the window! That's a good thing being over the next two days, the Christmas product must roll out and make room for Valentine's day. Sad but true. Of course, when David B saw Sheryl's North Pole sign come down, he desided to play Miss America and become Mr. North Pole! Yarrow has been a real trooper and working long hours, especially considering that baby Lesage arrives next month! Routing Manager David, the soon to be proud papa, gives his wife and baby a little wave goodbye as he hits the road delivering holiday cheer.

Kevin and I learned along time ago, if you need the troops to perform well, make lots of deliveries, take orders and design gorgeous floral displays, it's better if they do that on a full stomach!! Yesterday we had pizza. I wonder what Kevin will choose for us today? Well, that's a look inside the flower shop. We sincerley hope that you have a wonderful holiday season. Don't forget, flowers make a wonderful gift at this time of year, hand crafted and hand delivered!!
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