1. 5 Ways to Spend the Perfect Valentine's Day 2017

    Valentine's Day is coming up pretty soon, so it's a good idea to start planning now how you want to spend the day with your other half. Wondering what day Valentine's Day is in 2017? February 14th this year is a Tuesday which means you'll probably have obligations such as work or study during the day. But this doesn't mean you can't spoil your other half rotten in the evening. Without further ado, here are five suggestions on how to spend the perfect Valentine's Day this year: 1. Go to the Movies OK, maybe an obvious choice, but a trip to the cinema is always a fun affair...

    Full Article

    Tagged as:

    Comments (0)

  2. New Year Gratitude - Send Thank You Flowers to Your Loved Ones

    After all the excitement of Christmas and New Year has died away, January tends to be the time when we try in earnest to stick to our new year’s resolutions. As well as anticipating the future, it’s also a good time to reflect on the year that has just passed and to take a moment for all that we have to be grateful for. If you’re feeling particularly thankful to a friend or family member for a thoughtful Christmas gift or a legendary New Year’s Eve party, why not send them a bouquet of fresh flowers to express your gratitude? A flower bouquet is a great thank you gift as...

    Full Article

    Tagged as: , , , ,

    Comments (0)

  3. The History of the Poinsettia Christmas Plant

    The History of the Poinsettia Christmas Plant Native to Central America, the poinsettia got its name from Joel Roberts Poinsett, the first US Ambassador to Mexico. In particular, the plant grew in the southern portion of Mexico known as Taxco del Alarcon. When Pointsett wasn’t working on international affairs he was dabbling in botany. He was able to bring a sample back his hometown in South Carolina after a trip to Mexico. He began growing the plant in his greenhouse and sent out grown ones to friends and botanical gardens. John Barroom, from Philadelphia, was one of the recipients of Poinsett’s...

    Full Article

    Tagged as: , ,

    Comments (0)

  4. Our Top Christmas Flowers

    Our Top Christmas Flowers Are you looking for a plant, wreath or bouquet to use as a centrepiece or give as a present this Christmas? Allow us to help you decide by highlighting the top Christmas flowers here at Clare Florist. All that Glitters What better way to welcome the holiday than with a bouquet of flowers featuring a mix of the season’s most popular colours? The red of the flowers, the green of the leaves and the gold of the pine cones all combine to create a floral arrangement perfect for the occasion. Carnations, roses and winter alstroemeria are wonderfully arranged by our florists...

    Full Article

    Tagged as: , ,

    Comments (0)

  5. Beginners Guide to Buying Christmas Flowers

    December is here and Christmas is near. It’s the time of year to see beautiful decorations when passing by windows or seeing different kinds of installations on front steps or on doors. Flowers add a wonderful decorative element to any space but there are others that do equally well too. Bouquets Christmas Flowers are not only pretty to look at but some of them give off a wonderful fragrance too. They look even lovelier when bundled together to form a bouquet. A floral arrangement can become the centre of attention in any part of the home. Red roses and carnations make a particularly delightful...

    Full Article

    Comments (0)

  6. Festive Flower Baskets for Christmas

    There are many ways to lend a touch of winter magic to your home this Christmas, but perhaps one of the quickest and easiest ways to do this is to add one of our festive flower baskets to your interior space. Alongside your Christmas Tree, fairy lights and hanging mistletoe, a Christmas Flower Basket will really enhance the seasonal atmosphere. We have two beautiful baskets available now for free next day delivery, read on to learn more about what each one contains. The Winter Joy Basket is truly a beautiful thing to behold, evoking a snowy, wintry scene with its white flowers and silver decorative...

    Full Article

    Comments (0)

  7. 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...

    Full Article

    Comments (0)

  8. 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...

    Full Article

    Tagged as: , ,

    Comments (0)

  9. 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...

    Full Article

    Tagged as: , ,

    Comments (0)

  10. 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...

    Full Article

    Tagged as: , ,

    Comments (0)