1. Brand New Christmas Flower Bouquet - Festive Freesia & Rose Celebration

    Being as it’s almost that ‘most wonderful time of the year’ again, we’ve decided to launch a brand new Christmas flower bouquet. Ladies and gentlemen, let’s hear it for our breathtaking “ Festive Freesia & Rose Celebration .” To create this masterpiece, we’ve taken the freshest yellow freesia and resplendent orange roses, and then mixed in a generous sprinkling of gold berries, foliage and cones for a glitzy finishing touch. Colourful and decorative, this gasp-inducing bouquet is perfect for lending a touch of floral beauty to your festive decoration...

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  2. Flowers for Under £25 with Free Next Day Delivery

    Looking to surprise your special someone with a floral gift they’ll never forget? Would you like to do this without having to apply for a second mortgage? We have an exclusive range of bouquets designed to give you outstanding value for money. If you’re looking for premium flowers at an affordable price, Clare Florist is here to help. Our under £25 also includes a range of house plants, great as a gift for a loved one or as a treat to yourself to brighten up your own surroundings. Adding a plant to your living room or home office is a quick and simple way to introduce a feeling...

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  3. Christmas Holiday Music Playlist

    Christmas Holiday Music Playlist There are some Christmas songs that you don’t want to ever hear again, but you also have to admit that there are a few tunes that are quite catchy. If you’re wonderking what kind of Christmas party music to play while celebrating the occasion, here are a few suggestions to add to your Christmas playlist : “Do They Know It’s Christmas?” – Band Aid Written by Bob Geldorf and Midge Udre as a response to the famine in Ethiopia in the 80s, the song featured vocals from the biggest British and Irish musical acts of that time. The group...

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  4. Top 10 Favourite Christmas Jokes!

    Our Top Christmas Jokes Christmas is a time for merriment, and what could be merrier than well-told Christmas jokes ? Whether you’re sitting around to dinner or just having great conversation with family, inserting one or twenty Xmas jokes does fall in line with the merry occasion. Be it one-liners or the plain old corny joke, here are some of the best Christmas jokes that will have you giggling just in time for the season: 1. Riddles are fun and make good Christmas jokes too What does December have that other month’s don’t? The letter D 2. Some puns are creative but they do make...

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  5. Monthly Facebook Competition - Win the Indian Summerbouquet

    It’s that time again – our latest competition to win a gorgeous Clare Florist bouquet is now live, with the winner announced at 10.30AM on Wednesday, November 9 th . All you have to do is head over to our Facebook page and just LIKE our latest competition post So what is the prize? Well, this week we’ve gone for our ever popular bouquet of flowers… the Indian Summer Bouquet! One of our most popular bouquets, our Indian Summer Bouquet is the ideal gift to celebrate the season. Arranged with a vibrant collection of yellows, oranges, purples and pinks, this bouquet adds a...

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  6. Christmas Around the World: How Different Countries Celebrate Christmas

    How Different Countries Celebrate Christmas Although December 25 marks the date when Christmas is celebrated in many countries around the world, did you know that in some places celebrations stretch weeks before? Did you also know that the occasion is observed in some nations that don’t have a large Christian population? Here’s a look at the celebrations of Christmas in different countries : France Most of the festivities happen on Le Réveillon or Christmas Eve. It’s a time for families to come together to wine and dine. It is a custom in France to sit and eat for hours...

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  7. Fun and Unique Christmas Traditions from Around the World

    Fun and Unique Christmas Traditions from Around the World While Christmas is celebrated all across the globe, countries celebrate the occasion quite differently. A number celebrate the event as a religious holiday while it’s more of a commercial appeal for others. That said, here’s a look at the fun and unique Xmas traditions in other countries : China Although only about 1% of those in China are Christians, Christmas is widely celebrated in the country albeit in a more commercial manner. While those in the West celebrate by spending time in with family, people in China go out and spend...

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  8. 9 Strange Christmas Traditions

    9 Strange Christmas Traditions Christmas is a time when family and friends get together to give each other gifts as well as sit down to eat a lavish meal. Although the birth of Jesus is the reason for the celebration in the traditional sense, different places around the world have their own unique Christmas traditions . These traditions may be viewed as somewhat strange – some with ties to history – but still interesting. #1: A celebration for a sinister creature On Krampusnacht, held before the feast of St Nicholas, groups of men will be dressed as Krampus (a creature serving as St...

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  9. 8 Weird and Wonderful Christmas Facts

    8 Weird and Wonderful Christmas Facts Christmas is fast approaching and while we associate the season as one of giving and sharing, there are some weird and fun Christmas facts we know about the occasion or have forgotten about. Here they are: 1. We celebrate Christmas on 25 December but no one knows when Christ was born Christians around the world gather on 25 December to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. Although it has been the case for a number of years, we are still not clear on when exactly Jesus was born. Yes, it is celebrated on the 25 th of December, but there is no evidence pointing...

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  10. Top 10 Fun and Colourful Facts about Autumn

    Top 10 Fun and Colourful Facts about Autumn Autumn is the time of year where leaves change colour, the temperatures become cooler and the nights are darker. While these are what we observe about autumn, what facts about autumn do we really know? Here are ten autumn facts you should know: 1. There are different ways of determining the start of the season Signs such as cooler temperatures, autumn flowers and darker nights signal the arrival of autumn but there are three methods that determine the start of the season. The meteorological method divides the seasons into three-month periods with September...

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