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Even Florists Have Fun

Happy Monday! Can you believe we are just 1 week away from Christmas? The holiday season is a busy one for us here at the shop and in addition to a higher than usual volume, we still have all the usual tasks to squeeze in. We still have to design floral arrangements for birthdays, get well, sympathy, and even weddings. Toss in the fact that we too want to enjoy the holidays with family and friends and it makes for a super busy time for all of us! 
Designer Norman makes a huge Boxwood Tree for a customer. Don't you love all the pods and flowers? Makes such a sweet gift for the holidays.  
It's that time of year where not only do we decorate for parties, we try to attend a few too. This holiday event was held at the Rocky Hill Inn for a group I belong to called Coffee Talk. It's a group of us that get together to discuss Social Media and other Marketing Topics for Business.  
The hubby even took a little time to play Santa to some children at Springdale Country Club in Princeton last Saturday. It's always nice to get a big hug from Santa!  
Parties, parties and more parties - like these 18 centerpieces we created for a Corporate Holiday gathering at Chauncey Conference Center this past weekend.  
The Windrows holiday luncheon also had us making 20 floral centerpieces - something fun and simple and the residents love them! 
Believe it or not we do a fair amount of wedding during December too, like this one at the Nassau Inn this past Friday. We have a wedding this Friday too and another on the 28th and 31st!
We love our in store DIY events, like this one teaching floral centerpiece design for the holidays. Yup, there is always something going on around here during the holiday season! Don't forget, flowers make great gifts for Christmas we have lots of beautiful floral designs on our website at www.sendingsmiles.com with same day delivery to Princeton, Yardley and 70 other zip codes. We want to be your "Real" ~ "Local" Florist. 

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