Monday, November 30, 2009

Larry meets Aaron Hernandez

Larry, our flower guy sent me this over the weekend. He was able to go to the Florida/Florida State game on Saturday. Thought I'd share....
Well it was a day for the ages. I was lucky to get a ticket, we had the best tailgate ever and got to go see Tebow and the rest of the seniors play there final game at home. 30 minutes after the game was over, the stands were still full, nobody, including the players wanted it to end. We finally left and went back to our tailgate spot for a snack before hitting the road. Two guys who were parked next to us came over and joined us the said they were going to meet up with Aaron Hernandez and go to dinner. Aaron scored two touchdowns during the game and is one of their star players. We said ya right. We were packing up to leave and they came over and said Aaron was on his way. Sure enough a few minutes later he showed up. They hung a round for a while let us take a bunch of pictures and made our day complete. Go Gators.

By the way, Larry is the second from the right, with sunglasses on his cap. For those of you who don't know Aaron Hernandez is 4th from the right. GO GATORS!!!

Thursday, November 26, 2009

Happy Turkey Day!!!!

Hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving surrounded by family & friends.

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Abbey's Second Gator Game

Terry was able to get some tickets to The Gator game against FIU this past weekend. We closed up shoppe early and went as a family.

Saturday, November 21, 2009

Thanksgiving Flowers--Give Thanks!!

It is not too late to send thanks to friends & family in town or across the country.
Just give us a call and we can make all the arrangements for you.
Give us a call 352-371-6249 or check out our website

Friday, November 20, 2009

A Dozen Prunes???

How would you like to receive a dozen prunes for your birthday?

Well that is exactly what we delivered to Ann today. Created to mimic a dozen roses, the prunes were arranged with monti casino. A gag gift from a good friend to mark a special day.

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Smuggled Bouquet.

Here is a Facebook exchange I had with Joanna, a recent bride.
She "smuggled" her bouquet onto her honeymoon cruise. . What did you do with your bouquet?

Monday, November 16, 2009

Bride & Groom Address Labels

We have some super cool address labels for the newlyweds.
They are called Bride & Groom Labels.
How cute would these be on your thank you notes?

These and other great accessories can be found on our Invitation Web Site.

Friday, November 13, 2009


A little birdie told me there would be a big announcement at A'vie on Monday.
Here is what I found on their BLOG.

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Congratulations Jessica!!

Jessica has the best boyfriend ever!!!! James called us up to order a dozen red roses arranged to give to Jessica.......and all because she had her braces removed. Don't you think the smiley face balloon says it all.
Congratulations Jessica, I bet you will be smiling for days.

Friday, November 6, 2009

Joanna & Tim, part 2

Since Joanna had gone to school at The University of Florida, she had decided to get get married in Gainesville. Joanna & her mom made a quick trip to Gainesville a few months ago to start the planning, but most of the details were finalized over the Internet. She had ideas, but left most of the details up to the vendors she had selected. Here is her reaction when she first arrived at the reception hall. (She almost cried.)
A few of her fun details.....
Cute Orange shoes.A blue finger nail, yes GATOR pride, but more importantly to cover a black thumb nail. She had slammed the car door on her finger while visiting K-Gallery (now Verve).For a guest book she left out scrapbook materials for everyone to get creative.
For favors she made Mama's Chocolate sauce. YUMMY...Abbey has enjoyed it by dipping in a Jello Pudding Pop. Joanna said she felt like she had made so many new friends in Gainesville and wished she still lived here. She even stopped by on Monday to once again say thanks, and to buy some super cool "Just Married" magnets she had seen at the shoppe.

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Joanna & Tim

We had a super fun wedding this past weekend. The bride & groom came down from Massachusetts for their ceremony at The Baughman Center & reception at Sweetwater Branch Inn. After my only meeting with Joanna and her mom, I knew we were going to have some fun. One of the first things they told me, is that they wanted to use beer for the centerpieces. A fun bonus of putting the bottles inside vases full of water, was the magnification of the labels. Shades of orange & brown were colors of the day. To add orange to the reception we (I mean Terry) hung orange lanterns both inside & outside at Sweetwater.
I caught Jenny Wagner from Cakes by Jenny setting up the cake.
The stars on the cake & the paper lantern stars are appropriate, as the bride is an astronomer. More to come tomorrow.

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Abbey's Halloween

We turned a one day holiday, into a 2 week event. A visit to a corn maze, 2 Halloween carnivals, visit to pumpkin patch(es), a pumpkin carving party and trick-or-treating. Here are some of the highlights of Abbey's Halloween activities. Abbey and "her girls" at one of the pumpkin patches.
Carving Pumpkins at Shelby's house. This year she picked Minnie Mouse, and I picked daddy to help her, since I carved it last year. She actually cleaned out most of the pumpkin herself. She wanted us to keep the seeds to grown a pumpkin. Needless to say they were roasted, and we will buy some seeds to plant.
Then for Halloween, she decided to be Strawberry Shortcake for the second year in a row. (Thanks to daddy grandma for making the costume last year.)

It was fun, but I am glad it is over.

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Some Halloween Flowers

Last week we were asked to do some fun Halloween arrangements.
Here is what Theresa came up with. A cute little pumpkin.

Who wouldn't love to have this skull delivered to them?

Sunday, November 1, 2009

50% Off Invitations

We are offering 50% off in-stock imprintable invitations and personalized stationery. Below are some samples or what we have in-stock.
Wedding Shower, Bridesmaid Luncheon, Rehearsal Dinner
Birthday & Kids Parties

Baby Shower & Announcements

University of Florida GATORS

Holiday Cards & Invitations

Many others are in the shoppe, and ready for you to take home.

We can print them for you now or later.