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Beyond Red Roses: A Valentine’s Day Guide for Selecting Something Unexpected

Valentine’s Day is one of our favorite holidays of the year because it is all about love and happiness! It is a chance to show loved ones – or those we secretly admire – that we think they are special, and we reward them with gifts to show our appreciation. On the surface, that soundsContinue reading “Beyond Red Roses: A Valentine’s Day Guide for Selecting Something Unexpected”

Illuminating and Ultimate Grey are Colors of the Year for 2021

For 2021, two colors – Ultimate Grey and Illuminating – have been selected as the Pantone Color of the Year. This practical color combination that was chosen for its ability to help us feel optimistic and uplifted while reflecting what is taking place in our global culture and inviting us to embrace the value ofContinue reading “Illuminating and Ultimate Grey are Colors of the Year for 2021”

What is mistletoe and why do we kiss under it at Christmas?

Greenery and plants including holly, laurel, boxwood bushes, poinsettias, pine trees, wreaths, and mistletoe, play important roles in many of our holiday celebrations. Kissing under the mistletoe is one Christmastime’s most romantic – and most unusual – traditions. But what is mistletoe and how did it become such a fabled part of Christmas while beingContinue reading “What is mistletoe and why do we kiss under it at Christmas?”

Where Do Our Bizarre Halloween Traditions Come From?

We love to honor tradition by celebrating holidays, especially ones with seemingly absurd origins which bring about colorful characters like the Easter Bunny, Leprechauns, Cupid, and Father Time. We typically don’t delve too deep into why these particular characters show up, or how they got to be so popular in the first place, because it’sContinue reading “Where Do Our Bizarre Halloween Traditions Come From?”

Need a reason to celebrate in 2020? Sweetest Day is the best holiday you’ve never heard of

Everyone deserves a break after surviving the first three quarters of 2020 and we cannot think of better way to celebrate than donning our fanciest mask and enjoying Sweetest Day on Saturday, October 17. If you are unfamiliar with Sweetest Day, you’re missing out one on of the best reasons we can think of toContinue reading “Need a reason to celebrate in 2020? Sweetest Day is the best holiday you’ve never heard of”

Your Container, Our Flowers with a Design That Reflects Imagination

Do you have a special container that would look even better filled with beautiful flowers? At Affairs to Remember, we love bringing your containers to life! Perhaps you have a “one of a kind” container you found while cleaning your home, or maybe there is a special piece you have on display at your homeContinue reading “Your Container, Our Flowers with a Design That Reflects Imagination”

Spilling the Big Secret About Grandparents Day – Sunday, September 13

Grandparents Day takes place on the first Sunday following Labor Day. This year, Grandparents Day falls on September 13. Although this holiday may not be as popular as Mother’s Day or even Father’s Day, it is still a nice chance to honor our grandparents. Unlike some holidays that can trace their origins back through centuries,Continue reading “Spilling the Big Secret About Grandparents Day – Sunday, September 13”

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