"Grandma always made you feel she had been waiting to see just you all day and now the day was complete." – Marcy DeMaree
There is no denying that grandparents hold a special place in our hearts. Whether they go by Grandma and Grandpa, Meemaw and Pawpaw, Nana and Grandpop - the names do not matter so much as the love and legacy that they add to our lives. National Grandparents Day, established in 1978, is a day set aside to celebrate the stories, the wisdom, and the sense of belonging grandparents offer to their families. With Curran's Flowers, celebrating Grandparents Day is beautiful. Read More about Celebrating Grandparents Day with Flowers
Every day, we do things because we have to - from the time the alarm goes off, there are appointments to make and responsibilities to handle. But on August 27, we are given a rare invitation to throw off the constraints of schedule and routine, and instead, have a day filled with "why not?"
Just Because Day allows you to think outside the box, march to a different drummer, and color outside the lines- just because! Do what you have been dreaming of doing, for no other reason than you want to. At Curran's Flowers, we know that floral arrangements sent "just because" can be the most meaningful, as they express friendship, love or gratitude that transcend special occasions. Here are a few other ideas we love: Read More about Send Them Flowers ‘Just Because’
When we think of romance, red roses almost always come to mind. The official floral ambassador of love and devotion are the classic expression of true commitment, and will be in high demand during the month of August. Why? Because this month is National Romance Month, a wonderful opportunity to express your feelings to your sweetheart. Situated between Valentine's Day and the holiday season, this observance reminds us that romance should be celebrated year-round.
The floral experts at Curran's Flowers are here with a collection of romantic bouquets and arrangements that are sure to set off some sparks. Read More about National Romance Month Share the Love
Some say it is the most wonderful time of the year, while others dread it. Let’s face it, sending kids back to school – especially college students – can be a bit emotional. Here at Curran’s Flowers, we… Read More about Back to College Dorm Decor Ideas
Friendship is one of the most special relationships we will ever experience. And when your best friend is also your sister, the bonds are virtually unbreakable. Experts tell us that having strong connections with sisters from our early years will allow us to become happier, more confident and optimistic adults. That alone is a great reason to celebrate her! August 6 is both National Friendship Day and National Sisters Day, and both give us a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the women who have been a part of our lives for years.
Curran’s Flowers has the floral designs that are perfect to convey your feelings of love and respect. Shop our online collections, or give us a call for ideas. Read More about Friendship Day Celebrates Friends & Sisters
With summer upon us, there is a whole new crop of flowers in full bloom. One of our favorites is the summer hydrangea. Although these beauties are available from growers year round, the best variety of premium blooms is available right now - according to the experts at Curran's Flowers, the Dutch hydrangea crop is in full swing. "We receive hundreds of these premium hydrangea every week", says owner Paul Danehy. "Our customers love them." This month, come in and bring some home a bouquet of for yourself - and find out why Curran's Flowers is considered Danvers' most popular florist and greenhouse.
Fast Trivia: Originally discovered in Japan, this versatile and resilient flower grows virtually everywhere - from Asia to the Americas, and everyplace in between. No wonder they are beloved the world over. Read More about Local Summer Hydrangea Floral Designs
Flowers are beautiful, to be sure - but did you know that they can also enhance our environment in many ways? From attracting butterflies, to helping honeybees, to keeping pesky insects away from your guests - these amazing plants can serve a purpose beyond aesthetics. This summer, take a look at some of the natural benefits of surrounding yourself with flowers. Curran's Flowers is happy to provide you with assistance in creating butterfly and bee gardens that you will love! Read More about Butterfly & Bee Gardens, Insect Repellents
July fourth is approaching, and we are looking forward to all the celebrations, barbecues, parades, and fireworks! This is one of our favorite holidays of summer - and if you are hosting the party, or if you need an impressive hostess gift to bring along with you, look no further than Curran's Flowers. Our patriotic flowers and floral designs have reimagined the traditional red, white, and blue, resulting in our own style that will make any gathering more beautiful. From Danvers to Boston, we are ready to celebrate!
Which Day Again? The date on which the Second Continental Congress voted in Philadelphia to declare independence from Britain was actually July 2. John Adams, who wrote about the event, would likely be a bit confused as to our revelry on July 4th. “The Second Day of July 1776, will be the most memorable Epocha in the History of America,” Adams wrote on July 3. He continued that "pomp and parade, shows, games, sports, bells, bonfires, and illuminations" should be part of that day's celebrations "from this time forward forever more." Read More about Red, White & Blue Patriotic Flowers