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Advice & Life Tips, New Year's

How To Stick To Your New Year’s Resolution

January 2, 2019

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Every December the time comes – the time to make your New Year’s resolution. Whether your plan is to get a gym membership, quit smoking or eat healthier, most resolutions unfortunately end the same way — with less than 8% of people actually accomplishing them.

Luckily for you, achieving your New Year’s resolution is possible if you have the right tools. It may not be easy at first, but it will certainly be worth it in the end! Here are a few ways to help you stick to your New Year’s resolutions. Continue Reading…

Advice & Life Tips

October Birthday Fun Facts and Gift Ideas

October 1, 2018

Let us at Fruit Bouquets be the first to say it — happy birthday, October babies! Sure, to some October is all about Halloween and the return of pumpkin spice, but for you, it’s all about your birthday! In honor of your (or your best friend’s) birthday month, we’re sharing a few little-known facts about the first full month of fall and the people born in it. Continue Reading…

Advice & Life Tips

10 Ways To Help Out New Parents

May 26, 2018

There’s no bigger change in a person’s life than the day they become a parent. Suddenly, everything you do no longer revolves around your schedule. Instead, it is all about your little one’s! And while it’s one of the most rewarding jobs in the world, it’s also one of the hardest. If your friend or family member recently had a new baby, here are a few ways you can lend them a helping hand. Continue Reading…

Advice & Life Tips

How to Eat Well and Stay Healthy on a Family Vacation

August 1, 2017

You’ve finally got some time off from work, and the kids are off from school. So that can only mean one thing — it’s time for a family vacation! And of course, the best part of vacation (other than not having to set an alarm every morning) is trying the local food. But days of nothing but rest and relaxation, mixed with some less-than-ideal food choices can leave even the most determined sightseer feeling worn out. So whether you’re taking a quick weekend road trip, or traveling throughout Europe, here are a few ways to eat healthy and stay fit while on a family vacation. Continue Reading…

Advice & Life Tips, FruitBouquets, How To's & Fruit Tricks

DIY Organic Pesticide Sprays

March 20, 2017

There comes a great sense of accomplishment when you grow your own fruits and vegetables. There’s no better feeling than walking into your backyard and picking an apple right from the tree, or basil straight from the stem – knowing it’s perfectly fresh. But where there is fruit, there are bugs. If your garden is being invaded by insects, you may be tempted to get rid of them using a pesticide. Though chemical pesticides are effective in preventing unwanted pests, they also come with a lot of drawbacks. Pesticides are filled with hundreds of toxic chemicals that are not good for your food, body, or the environment.

So how do you get ripe, bountiful fruit without the use of pesticides? Luckily, there are plenty of organic alternatives to insecticides – most of which you can make right in your kitchen with just a few ingredients. If you need to arm your garden against any little critters this spring, here are a few remedies that should help. Continue Reading…

Advice & Life Tips, Lifestyle & Activities

Ways To Cheer Someone Up When They’re Not Feeling Well

February 28, 2017

ways-to-cheer-someone-up-when-theyre-not-feeling-wellUnless you’re a kid trying to fake a fever in order to get out of school, no one ever wants to be sick. But unfortunately, every once in a while it just happens. And unlike when you were sick as a kid, mom’s not always there to bring up soup and take care of you. Yes, in the real world, us adults often have to fend for ourselves when sickness strikes. But that’s exactly why it’s so important for those in good health to reach out to a sick friend and lend an ear or helping hand. So whether your loved one has a bad cold or something a bit more serious, here are a few ways to help them get well.

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Advice & Life Tips, Valentine's Day

A Single’s Guide to Valentine’s Day

January 24, 2017

girls-at-the-spaEvery year February 14th comes around and you’re surrounded by engagement posts on Facebook and heart shaped pastries. If you’re in a relationship, it’s the best day of the year, but if you’re not – not so much. But just because you’re single this year, that doesn’t mean you have to miss out on all the Valentine’s Day festivities. Grab your friends and put your best outfit on because here’s your guide to making the most out of cupid’s birthday as a single guy or gal. Continue Reading…

Advice & Life Tips, National Days & Holidays, Organization

Tips To Get Organized During National Get Organized Month

January 18, 2017

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Between eating well, taking care of the kids, working and having a personal life, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed. That might be why the second most common resolution for people as they entered 2017 was self-improvement. Luckily, improving your life is often just as simple as getting more organized. One of the greatest benefits of getting organized is that your life not only looks better, it actually is better. Make 2017 the year you take control of your life. Here are a few tips that may help: Continue Reading…

Advice & Life Tips, National Days & Holidays

How To Say Thank You During National Thank You Month

January 11, 2017

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“Thank you”. It’s a phrase we hear all too often, and at the same time – not often enough. You may say thank you when someone holds the door open for you, or when you’re given a gift, but how often do you stop and tell the ones you love “thank you” – “thank you for supporting me,” “thank you for being there for me” or just a simple, “thank you for being a great friend.”

This January is ‘National Thank You Month,’ an entire month dedicated to promoting kindness and appreciation throughout the world. If ‘National Thank You Month’ has encouraged you to give thanks, but you’re not sure where to start, here are a few suggestions. Continue Reading…

Advice & Life Tips, Gatherings & Events

7 Essentials For a Date Night at Home

December 27, 2016

Reminder Date Night in calendar with red pen

Scheduling regular date nights is so important for couples. It’s an opportunity for romance, helps you connect with your partner and is a chance to just have fun with the one you love. If you are a busy couple who finds it difficult to venture out for the night, don’t worry — just bring the date to you! These seven essentials are everything you need to have an exciting date night at home, without having to hit the town: Continue Reading…