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The Small Business Difference

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Small Business Saturday, November 30 This Saturday is Small Business Saturday… which encourages consumers to shop local, shop small businesses in their own community. Ditch the chain stores and seek out the small boutiques and shops owned and operated by friends and neighbors.  Dollars spent in these places of business stay in local economies. It seems that this wave of shopping local has become very popular over the past few years. So the question we want to talk about is… WHY? From a small business point-of-view here are our thoughts as to why shopping small and local really makes the difference in the shopping experience.
Personalized Attention Though we are a florist and not a larger boutique or gift shop we understand (maybe more than anyone) that each person who walks through our door wants something unique. Many people ask if we have arrangements pre-made for pick-up and the answer is 99.99% always NO. Why do we do this? We pride ourselves at being a customized floral shop… no…

Tips For Christmas Decorating!

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5 Tips on Christmas Tree Decorating… From the Pros
Ever finished decorating your Christmas tree and felt that it was missing that certain… Je ne sais quoi?
Well, we the Lisa Foster Floral Design crew have a few tips for you, the Christmas decorating enthusiast! So grab your sparkle sticks and ting-ting and listen up! These tips can take your tree from zero to hero and everyone will think you hired help.

1. The Tree Topper  The tree topper is the cherry on top of your Christmas tree sundae! It is extremely important AND can make ALL of the difference between a homemade hodgepodge and professional perfection!
Wether you decide to do a bow or sticks and swirls… it's all about making it look "finished".
Our tip for you is to make it look symmetrical and proportionate to the size/shape of your tree!
If you don't know how to make a BIG… in LFFD terms "Roundy Moundy" tree topper bow, you are in luck… just come by and we will make one for you!
Make sure you buy a …