Celebrating Mardi Gras Festivities

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When people hear Mardi Gras, they usually think first of New Orleans – and for good reason. The city is the birthplace of the celebration here in America. Although Louisiana is the only state that has officially declared the day a holiday, there are parties and parades across the country, including here in the Boston and Cambridge area! If you are planning your own Mardi Gras party, or want to dress up your office for a little fun – get some beads, a colorful King Cake and a festive bouquet of gold, purple, and green flowers from Central Square Florist. It’s time for Mardi Gras!  Continue reading

Creating Art Through Floral Design

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Floral Design Day was instituted to pay homage Carl Rittner, a visionary in the floral industry and founder of the Rittner’s School of Design here in Boston. The purpose of the day is to celebrate floral designing as an art form, as well as to recognize those whose talent, skill and creative eye make life a little more beautiful every day. The expert designers at Central Square Florist often work behind the scenes, so we thought we would use this opportunity to thank them for their gorgeous designs that enrich so many lives in Cambridge and beyond.  Continue reading

Random Acts of Kindness Day

http://www.centralsquareflorist.com/blog/random-acts-kindness-day/“Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness.” -Lucius Annaeus Seneca

What started in New Zealand as an idea for spreading simple kindness has become an internationally-recognized opportunity to show compassion in a multitude of ways to everyone around you. Random Acts of Kindness Day is celebrated in the U.S. on February 17th, this day is a chance to spread a little joy to everyone you meet. Here at Central Square Florist, we believe in the power of kindness and positivity. Let us provide you with the flowers, balloons or gift baskets that will help you to make someone’s day!  Continue reading

Engagements, Weddings, and Anniversaries

weddingsFebruary is National Wedding Month, affording couples nationwide the opportunity to celebrate their special day during the most romantic month on the calendar. Here in Cambridge, February is not even close to a top choice for wedding ceremonies to take place, (June, August and September top that list nationwide). So how exactly did February earn the title of National Wedding Month? Here at Central Square Florist, we have a few ideas.
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Valentine’s Flowers for Those You Love

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When it comes to Valentine’s Day, the romantics and the sweethearts get most of the attention. But statistics tell us that 60% of the population also give gifts to their family members – and although fewer in number, gifts for colleagues, friends, and teachers are also common. It is with this fact in mind that Central Square Florist would like to help you to celebrate all the people in your life who you love – on Valentine’s Day and every day!

Flowers make people happy – they convey love, affection, appreciation, and friendship. On February 14th, 35% of us will buy roses (in fact, 224 million roses are cultivated for this day alone!) but mixed flowers, plants and gifts are also popular.  Continue reading