Norfolk Florist asked one of our resident mom and flower experts to weigh in on the mother of all days. In honor of Mother's Day May 13th, read what one of our own had to say about kids and flowers.
Name: Candy Crandall
Kids first names & ages: Zachary, 17, Michael, 14, and Monica, 12
How did you get into floral work?
Since my husband is active duty military, I was a homemaker for many years. As all of my children got older, I wanted a career for myself that I was going to enjoy. I was trying to figure out what that would be for several months. Finally it hit me when I was working in my garden---floral design! I have always loved gardens and flowers. I started doing research online and found a school that had an at-home program. Once I completed my basic floral design certificate. I applied to be a temp for Norfolk Florist. I was hired into the company and have been working ever since! Read More about Our Mom And Flower Expert Talks The Perfect Flowers For Mom
When you look at the polls, the Number One gift given to moms on Mother's Day is flowers. And although we know how much mom loves receiving flowers - we see the excitement and the appreciation every day - we know that if we asked her, another gift might top her list. Because most moms would love to spend more time with their kids.
This Mother's Day, we suggest combining these two gifts - spending a day with Mom at a place that is special to her, then giving her a floral arrangement of very special blooms from Norfolk Florist. We think Mom will be thrilled! Read More about Mother’s Day Gifts: Time & Flowers
There is no one on earth like your Mom.
And although this role may have been filled by an adoptive mom, a stepmother, or a grandmother, the love they have shown towards us is certainly something to be celebrated. They are our staunchest allies, our loudest cheerleaders, and our best friends. We simply love the opportunity to give them honor - and on May 14, Mother's Day gives us the chance. Check out Norfolk Florist's Mother's Day collection, or give us a call to discuss a beautiful custom arrangement made up of her favorite flowers. But don't let this day go past without giving her the accolades she deserves. Read More about Giving Mom the Gift of Flowers on Mother’s Day
Some of the greatest TV moms were laid back, others were a bit overbearing, a few taught us lessons with their animated (literally) personalities, and so many of them tried just a little too hard to be cool. Read More about TV Mom Showdown
Although we typically think that Mother’s Day is a uniquely American phenomenon, mothers were revered in Ancient Greek civilization. The Greeks had a springtime celebration devoted to honoring Rhea, the Mother of all Gods. In 15th century England, Mothering… Read More about Gifts and Flowers This Mother’s Day