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All Articles Written By: Wesley Berry, AAF

1.   The History And Traditions Of Easter by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Easter, the Christian festival commemorating the resurrection of Christ, was the earliest feast day decided upon by the ancient Christian Church. Like its Jewish predecessor Passover, it is a movable feast, based on the lunar calendar rather than falling on the same Sunday every year. It is a joyous festival and a time of redemption.
    Distributed: 2009-03-03 10:00:00 | Word Count: 1142 | Page Views: 5662 | Votes: 12 | Rating: 2.25
2.   Valentine's Day Is The Perfect Opportunity For Romancing Your Loved One With Flowers by Wesley Berry, AAF
    It's a sad fact that the American culture lacks in romance-a recent survey conducted by Brusking/Goldring Research for the Society of American Florists (SAF) revealed just how bad the situation is. According to the survey, only 19 percent of men rate themselves as at least a seven on a scale of one to 10. Even worse, women agree! Only 19 percent of them rank their husbands or significant others as at least a seven.
    Distributed: 2009-01-01 15:48:00 | Word Count: 396 | Page Views: 4627 | Votes: 15 | Rating: 1.67
3.   Valentine's Day Flower Sales by Wesley Berry, AAF
    77 percent of florists reported that their Valentine's Day sales in 2006 rose by an average of 16.2 percent. With numbers like that, it seems more and more people are beginning to understand the power that flowers have to make those we love see just how important they are to us.
    Distributed: 2009-01-01 10:00:00 | Word Count: 438 | Page Views: 5489 | Votes: 6 | Rating: 2.17
4.   Pamela Anderson Can Have A White Christmas With Holiday Party Flowers by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Having recently married, it's likely that Pamela Anderson will want to host a Christmas party with her new husband, Kid Rock. If that's the case, she needn't worry that her home in sunny California will be lacking a white Christmas. Even if there's no snow outside, she can bring a touch of white inside with gorgeous white Christmas arrangements.
    Distributed: 2008-12-01 13:00:00 | Word Count: 333 | Page Views: 5322 | Votes: 5 | Rating: 2.00
5.   It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas...With Flowers! by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Which holiday is the biggest for flower sales? I'll bet you're thinking Valentine's Day or Mother's Day. Well, those two are certainly big, but it's Christmas that draws more customers into flower shops than any other holiday. Perhaps that's because flowers bring a festive feel to any room they adorn while also making people feel happy and welcome.
    Distributed: 2008-11-25 10:24:00 | Word Count: 443 | Page Views: 5042 | Votes: 11 | Rating: 1.45
6.   Hilary Duff May Choose An Artificial Christmas Tree This Year by Wesley Berry, AAF
    According to two separate reports, more Americans are choosing plastic trees over fresh, live trees. The U.S. Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service reported that sales of authentic trees hit their peak four years ago at $517 million, and an ABC News/Washington Post poll indicated that 58 percent of people in the United States purchase fake Christmas trees.
    Distributed: 2008-11-03 14:24:00 | Word Count: 385 | Page Views: 4657 | Votes: 6 | Rating: 2.50
7.   Gear Up For Thanksgiving With Fall-Themed Flowers by Wesley Berry, AAF
    The holidays are fast upon us and your florist is undoubtedly beginning to display beautiful fall flower arrangements and products just in time for Thanksgiving. And, since florists who responded to a recent Society of American Florists (SAF) survey chimed in to say that 27% of them had higher Thanksgiving sales in 2005 than they did in 2004, you're bound to see an even greater offering of autumn beauty than you did last year.
    Distributed: 2008-09-23 10:12:00 | Word Count: 412 | Page Views: 5259 | Votes: 13 | Rating: 2.15
8.   Halloween Fun At Your Local Flower Shop by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Halloween is just around the corner and you're thinking gruesome costumes, haunted houses, ghosts, black cats, witches, bats,! What's that you say? You're NOT thinking about flowers for Halloween? Your florist is and you should be, too!
    Distributed: 2008-09-09 11:12:00 | Word Count: 406 | Page Views: 5609 | Votes: 16 | Rating: 2.63
9.   December Is The Month Of Christmas, The Poinsettia, And Britney Spears by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Born December 2, 1981, pop princess Britney Spears was born not just in the month of Christmas, but also in the month of the poinsettia, which is December's birth flower.
    Distributed: 2008-06-30 13:00:00 | Word Count: 463 | Page Views: 5155 | Votes: 11 | Rating: 2.64
10.   Fourth Of July Flowers by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Your Fourth of July celebration could begin and end with a real bang when you use flowers to accent and decorate the day. If you're thinking you need to stick with the traditional red, white, and blue carnation arrangements you normally see on Independence Day, think again! Flowers come in so many varieties and they're so easy to customize to the occasion that the possibilities are endless.
    Distributed: 2008-06-25 10:12:00 | Word Count: 429 | Page Views: 10285 | Votes: 14 | Rating: 1.86
11.   When It Comes To Choosing And Arranging Flowers, Not Everyone Is Martha Stewart by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Say what you will about Martha Stewart, but one thing is certain: when it comes to decorating with, choosing and arranging flowers, Martha knows what she is doing. On her television show, in her magazine, in books and in guest segments on a variety of morning talk shows, Martha Stewart shows us all how we can make the most of fresh flowers.
    Distributed: 2008-05-28 13:00:00 | Word Count: 636 | Page Views: 4228 | Votes: 11 | Rating: 1.45
12.   Hilary Duff Might Coffee And Flowers To Go by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Lately it seems like there's a coffee shop on every corner. Gourmet coffees have become such a big part of our lives that celebrities like Hilary Duff are frequently photographed with a steaming cup of joe in hand. But, also a part of our culture are flowers-one of the top gifts to give or receive.
    Distributed: 2008-05-27 13:00:00 | Word Count: 397 | Page Views: 4901 | Votes: 16 | Rating: 2.44
13.   Youtube May Have Funny Videos But Flowers Spread More Cheer by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Millions of people are logging on to every day to view videos of people and animals doing crazy things that make viewers laugh. But, that laughter lasts only a few seconds after the video ends. For lasting happiness, flowers are a better bet.
    Distributed: 2008-05-27 10:12:00 | Word Count: 355 | Page Views: 5115 | Votes: 13 | Rating: 2.38
14.   Zac Efron May Become As Popular As Marigolds by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Zac Efron, costar of the Disney hit movie High School Musical, has become a very popular star among the teen set-almost as popular as his birth flower (Zac Efron was born October 18, 1987), the marigold, that blooms in nearly every American yard each summer.
    Distributed: 2008-05-25 13:00:00 | Word Count: 391 | Page Views: 7284 | Votes: 41 | Rating: 2.66
15.   Which Flowers Match Britney Spears' Home Style? by Wesley Berry, AAF
    As she's grown up in the public eye, the world has watched pop-icon Britney Spears change her style over the years. She's gone from flirty pop teen to mother of two. As she's grown up, it's very likely her tastes in home décor have changed as well. According to the Society of American Florists, there are five main home decorating styles-and there are flowers to go with every one of them.
    Distributed: 2008-05-23 12:00:00 | Word Count: 504 | Page Views: 4811 | Votes: 14 | Rating: 2.86
16.   Bronx Flower Shop Older Than Disney by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Disney has been an American icon since October 16, 1923 when it was founded by brothers Walt and Roy Disney. At 81 years old, that's still 19 years younger than Olympia-Hearns Flower Shop in Bronx, New York.
    Distributed: 2008-05-22 15:36:00 | Word Count: 373 | Page Views: 4605 | Votes: 19 | Rating: 2.58
17.   Will Jennifer Aniston Ever Get A Red Iris On Her Birthday? by Wesley Berry, AAF
    The iris, birth flower for the month of February in which Jennifer Aniston was born, comes in almost every color you can imagine-white, yellow, blue, purple...but not true red. You may see them in colors very close to red, like wine or brick red, but you won't see one in real, stop sign red.
    Distributed: 2008-05-22 11:00:00 | Word Count: 464 | Page Views: 5623 | Votes: 7 | Rating: 2.86
18.   Use Email Instead Of Spyware As A Marketing Tool by Wesley Berry, AAF
    In a world where sneaky tactics like spyware are used to gather product preference information and other valuable marketing tidbits, you don't need to lower yourself to that level to help increase your sales.
    Distributed: 2008-05-21 13:00:00 | Word Count: 461 | Page Views: 3184 | Votes: 10 | Rating: 2.00
19.   Barbie Has Always Been As Color Conscious As A Florist by Wesley Berry, AAF
    The Barbie doll has long been a fashion icon for young girls. She always knows exactly what to wear for every occasion. Her color choices are impeccable. Why, Barbie is so good with colors, you'd think she was a florist!
    Distributed: 2008-05-21 10:00:00 | Word Count: 394 | Page Views: 4716 | Votes: 14 | Rating: 1.79
20.   Video Reviews Of Flowers May Draw Customers Like Hilary Duff by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Flowers are one of the most popular gifts on the planet-one that pop star and movie actress Hilary Duff is sure to have given and received many times already in her young life. In fact, flowers are so popular that 92 percent of women can remember the last time they received them and 97 percent of both men and women can recall the last time they gave them.
    Distributed: 2008-05-20 14:36:00 | Word Count: 476 | Page Views: 4211 | Votes: 10 | Rating: 1.80
21.   You Don't Need Wikipedia To Understand Some Basic Flower Terms by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Dish gardens...corsages...tussie mussies...the language of the floral industry can be really confusing for those who aren't familiar with it.
    Distributed: 2008-05-20 11:00:00 | Word Count: 538 | Page Views: 5685 | Votes: 16 | Rating: 2.56
22.   Will Companies Like Apple Eliminate Employees' Ability To Email? by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Although Apple is a big company that's at the forefront of technological advances, it would seem there's one technical advance that heads of other companies are beginning to wish had never been made available to their employees-email.
    Distributed: 2008-05-19 15:00:00 | Word Count: 405 | Page Views: 4556 | Votes: 10 | Rating: 2.90
23.   The Sims Don't Face Energy Cost Issues by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Wouldn't it be nice if we lived in an entirely electronic world like the characters in the popular game The Sims do? That way we would never be faced with difficult financial challenges like the enormous rise in energy costs that we're all battling these days. Although most businesses face some additional challenges due to the rising cost of fuel, the floral industry is particularly hard hit because of the enormous impact prices have on greenhouses.
    Distributed: 2008-05-16 12:00:00 | Word Count: 452 | Page Views: 4554 | Votes: 21 | Rating: 2.29
24.   Were Hilary Duff And Haylie Duff Annoyed By Each Other On The Set Of Material Girls? by Wesley Berry, AAF
    It leaves those of us who are accustomed to working with all sorts of people wondering if the sisters were annoyed by each other like so many of us have been with our coworkers. In fact, coworkers can be so irritating that NBC ran a news report devoted entirely to the habits that bug our coworkers.
    Distributed: 2008-05-15 15:00:00 | Word Count: 535 | Page Views: 5582 | Votes: 21 | Rating: 2.38
25.   The Link Between Mel Gibson And The Flower Industry by Wesley Berry, AAF
    What do Mel Gibson and the flower industry have in common? Legal woes. One July 28, 2006 Mel Gibson was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol. And, to make matters worse, he landed himself in the public eye for spewing a tirade of anti-Semitic remarks. Although the legal woes of the floral industry aren't quite as dark, they are fraught with tension and resulted in a year's worth of legal proceedings.
    Distributed: 2008-05-15 10:00:00 | Word Count: 344 | Page Views: 4732 | Votes: 19 | Rating: 2.42
26.   The Devil Wears Prada... But You Don't Want To Be The Devil by Wesley Berry, AAF
    The hit book on which the movie "The Devil Wears Prada" is based was actually a fictionalized account of the author's days working for Anna Wintour, editor of the fashion magazine Vogue. Unfortunately, many of us have stories about bad bosses who made our lives miserable, and in many cases the boss never realized just how horrible he or she really was.
    Distributed: 2008-05-14 14:00:00 | Word Count: 515 | Page Views: 4881 | Votes: 21 | Rating: 2.24
27.   Your Florist Doesn't Need Spyware by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Florists are experts when it comes to helping their customers choose exactly the right flowers for any occasion.
    Distributed: 2008-05-14 11:00:00 | Word Count: 433 | Page Views: 3097 | Votes: 17 | Rating: 2.35
28.   Trish Stratus And Columbine Flowers Are Both Native To Canada by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Four-time WWE Women's Wrestling Champion Trish Stratus hails from Toronto, Canada. While she's certainly a beauty that Canadians can be proud of, the columbine flower is a symbol of Toronto that should make them proud as well.
    Distributed: 2008-05-13 13:00:00 | Word Count: 414 | Page Views: 5676 | Votes: 15 | Rating: 2.20
29.   You Don't Have To Be Lindsay Lohan To Have Your Own Prairie Home Companion by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Growing prairie flowers has become an increasingly popular way to add some beauty to the yards of thousands of Americans. In fact, many people are turning to natural prairie flowers because they require a lot less hassle and work than do fancier and more complicated landscaping methods.
    Distributed: 2008-05-13 10:00:00 | Word Count: 498 | Page Views: 4029 | Votes: 19 | Rating: 2.63
30.   Received A Houseplant For Mother's Day? Keep It As Strong As Your Child's Love For You by Wesley Berry, AAF
    You're so happy with the beautiful plant you received for Mother's Day, but you're afraid you have a brown thumb. It's not nearly as difficult to keep your plant healthy and strong as you might think it is.
    Distributed: 2008-05-12 13:00:00 | Word Count: 577 | Page Views: 4233 | Votes: 18 | Rating: 2.22
31.   What Do Pokemon And Bonsai Trees Have In Common? by Wesley Berry, AAF
    I'll bet you're thinking the answer to what Pokemon and bonsai trees have in common is easy-they both have Japanese origins. Well, you'd actually be wrong. Pokemon do indeed come from Japan, but, although often associated with Japan, the art of bonsai actually began in China.
    Distributed: 2008-05-09 11:00:00 | Word Count: 411 | Page Views: 4866 | Votes: 13 | Rating: 1.62
32.   Yellow Mums Are In Fashion For The Fall by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Each year in the fall people trade in their bright summer flowers for warmly colored fall plants and flowers. Year after year, the most popular fall flower choice is the chrysanthemum, or mum for short. In 2005, yellow was the color of fashion for the potted mum.
    Distributed: 2008-05-08 13:00:00 | Word Count: 420 | Page Views: 7304 | Votes: 10 | Rating: 1.90
33.   Think Sharing Files With Limewire Is Easy? Sharing Flowers Is Easier! by Wesley Berry, AAF
    There's no better way to share your feelings and let someone know you're thinking of them than by sending flowers. And, with the technology available today, ordering flowers is faster and easier than ever.
    Distributed: 2008-05-08 10:00:00 | Word Count: 389 | Page Views: 4392 | Votes: 16 | Rating: 2.25
34.   The Glory Of Hilary Duff...Morning Glory, That Is! by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Hilary Duff, born September 28, 1987, with her acting talent, beautiful face, lovely voice, and trendy sense of style is indeed a young lady with a glorious career still ahead of her. Could all of Ms. Duff's glorious talents be attributed to the fact that she was born in the month of the morning glory?
    Distributed: 2008-05-07 14:00:00 | Word Count: 422 | Page Views: 4948 | Votes: 12 | Rating: 2.58
35.   Brooke Burke Is A Desert Beauty...Just Like The Cactus by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Cacti are available in over 2,500 different varieties, such as pincushion, powder puff, rat-tail, prickly pear, bunny ears, and golden barrel. While most people think of cacti as having sharp spines, some varieties are a little easier to handle with soft hair-like fibers.
    Distributed: 2008-05-07 10:00:00 | Word Count: 453 | Page Views: 4633 | Votes: 8 | Rating: 1.88
36.   Use Flowers To Add Some Spark To Your Fourth Of July Barbeque by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Independence Day is right around the corner and, for many people, the Fourth of July goes hand-in-hand with backyard barbeques. Want to add a little extra spark to your Fourth of July celebration and make your guests "ooo" and "ahhh" over something more than the fireworks?
    Distributed: 2008-05-06 13:00:00 | Word Count: 443 | Page Views: 6136 | Votes: 22 | Rating: 1.77
37.   The Story Of Fathers Day by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Father's day, contrary to popular misconception, was not established as a holiday in order to help greeting card manufacturers sell more cards. In fact when a 'father's day' was first proposed there was no fathers day cards!
    Distributed: 2008-05-06 10:36:00 | Word Count: 968 | Page Views: 4855 | Votes: 16 | Rating: 2.19
38.   Angelina Jolie's Birth Flower, The Rose, Gets A Week Of Its Own by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Born June 4, 1975, actress Angelina Jolie was born in the month of the rose. One of America's most beloved flowers, the rose is cherished for its beauty and scent. They've long been a symbol of romance and florists sell countless dozens of roses to people wishing to woo, congratulate, send get well wishes, or just to say, "I was thinking of you."
    Distributed: 2008-05-05 12:00:00 | Word Count: 390 | Page Views: 5455 | Votes: 13 | Rating: 2.31
39.   Buy Your Golf Enthusiast Flowers For Father's Day by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Does your father, grandfather, uncle, or husband spend his weekends yelling, "FORE!"? Does he faithfully watch the weather report to determine when he can squeeze a golf game in between rain showers? If so, you've got a golf fanatic on your hands and I've got a great Father's Day gift idea for you-golf-themed flowers arrangements!
    Distributed: 2008-05-02 10:00:00 | Word Count: 419 | Page Views: 5835 | Votes: 21 | Rating: 2.67
40.   The Origin And History Of Mother's Day by Wesley Berry, AAF
    The origin and history of Mother's Day goes back to the era of the ancient Greeks and Romans. But the roots of Mother's Day history can also be traced in the United Kingdom where a Mothering Sunday was celebrated much before the festival saw the light of day in the United States.
    Distributed: 2008-05-01 13:00:00 | Word Count: 1152 | Page Views: 4423 | Votes: 9 | Rating: 1.89
41.   Taylor Hicks Born In The Camellia State by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Just as American Idol Taylor Hicks beat out his fellow Idol contestants to become this year's American Idol, the Camellia beat out the goldenrod to become the state flower of Alabama, Hicks' home state.
    Distributed: 2008-05-01 10:12:00 | Word Count: 440 | Page Views: 4848 | Votes: 10 | Rating: 2.80
42.   The Nfl Football Hall Of Fame Has Nothing On The Floriculture Hall Of Fame by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Every year football fans eagerly await the latest inductees to the NFL Football Hall of Fame. Likewise, every year, people in the floriculture business look forward to the latest Floriculture Hall of Fame awardee.
    Distributed: 2008-04-30 13:12:00 | Word Count: 466 | Page Views: 4956 | Votes: 8 | Rating: 1.75
43.   Take Flowers To The Da Vinci Code Movie by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Okay, maybe you can't really bring flowers to the movies, but you can bring movies like The Da Vinci Code to flowers. Flowers are so adaptable that you can incorporate any theme or gift idea you can possibly dream up. In fact, movies are a surprisingly easy theme to use with flowers. Don't believe me? Here are just a few ideas:
    Distributed: 2008-04-30 10:00:00 | Word Count: 421 | Page Views: 4648 | Votes: 12 | Rating: 1.50
44.   Sympathy Flowers For Tori Spelling by Wesley Berry, AAF
    When actress Tori Spelling's famous father, Aaron Spelling (creator of such shows as Beverly Hills 90210, Charlie's Angels, and Dynasty), passed away, Tori Spelling undoubtedly received an outpouring of support from her friends and fans. Such support probably came frequently in the form of flowers, which may have gotten many people thinking about the tradition of sending flowers to the family of the deceased, and what kinds of plants and arrangements are appropriate.
    Distributed: 2008-04-29 13:00:00 | Word Count: 512 | Page Views: 4428 | Votes: 11 | Rating: 2.09
45.   Summer Vacations Remind Us To Remember Our Manners by Wesley Berry, AAF
    With summer finally here, millions of Americans are planning vacations. As more and more people opt for short vacations with friends and family, you should remember your visiting and gift etiquette.
    Distributed: 2008-04-29 11:00:00 | Word Count: 603 | Page Views: 4553 | Votes: 18 | Rating: 2.50
46.   Springtime Flowers For Paris Hilton by Wesley Berry, AAF
    The grass is getting green and trees and shrubs are starting to bud. You're itching to get some dirt under your fingernails, but it's still pretty chilly at night and you don't think your summer garden flowers can withstand the cold just yet. Is there anything you can plant? Yes!
    Distributed: 2008-04-28 14:12:00 | Word Count: 444 | Page Views: 3963 | Votes: 15 | Rating: 2.40
47.   Paris Hilton's Party Flowers by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Paris Hilton is well known for her partying ways, so there's a good chance she's decorated for more than one party with beautiful flowers in a variety of themes. But, you don't have to be Paris Hilton to use floral decorations to make your party a blooming success-all it takes is a little know-how and a great florist.
    Distributed: 2008-04-25 10:12:00 | Word Count: 483 | Page Views: 4354 | Votes: 13 | Rating: 2.08
48.   Some Rose Trivia For Madonna by Wesley Berry, AAF
    In writing her children's book titled The English Roses, Madonna may have done some research. But, did she uncover these facts about roses, one of the world's most treasured flowers?
    Distributed: 2008-04-24 15:48:00 | Word Count: 395 | Page Views: 4886 | Votes: 8 | Rating: 1.75
49.   Graduation Flowers Are At The Head Of The Class by Wesley Berry, AAF
    The coming of spring signals new beginnings, and each year many young adults take the first steps toward that new beginning when they walk across the stage to accept a diploma at their graduation ceremony. Of course, with graduation comes excitement, smiles, tears, a big celebration, and lots of wonderful memories. One way to help make the day even more beautiful and memorable is with flowers.
    Distributed: 2008-04-24 12:24:00 | Word Count: 538 | Page Views: 14303 | Votes: 35 | Rating: 1.83
50.   Some In Snowstorm Made It Through With Ps2 Or Xbox, But Florists Worked To Keep Customers Happy by Wesley Berry, AAF
    When a colossal storm dumped tons of precipitation, felled trees, and flooded roads on December 14th, 2006 in Washington state, many welcomed the rough weather as a time to stay indoors and while away the time playing PS2 or XBox. But, many Washington florists braved the storms to ensure their customers received the flowers they'd ordered and that their precious stock was safe.
    Distributed: 2008-04-23 14:12:00 | Word Count: 415 | Page Views: 3221 | Votes: 9 | Rating: 2.44
51.   Oprah Winfrey's O Magazine Recognizes The Power Of Flowers by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Florists all over the country are overjoyed to see that the November issue of O, the Oprah Magazine, ran a story touting the therapeutic power of flowers. With 50 million readers, the magazine is spreading the word about the benefits of living with flowers to people throughout the country with its seven page article titled "The Healing Power of Flowers...
    Distributed: 2008-04-23 12:00:00 | Word Count: 386 | Page Views: 4811 | Votes: 15 | Rating: 2.40
52.   Singer Jewel And Peonies Are Products Of Alaska by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Born and raised in the Alaskan wilds, singer Jewel is known worldwide for her poetic lyrics and beautiful melodies. Jewel is certainly a product that Alaskans can be proud of, and now they may have yet another reason to celebrate-they're about to have their first international agricultural export, and like Jewel, this export is also beautiful. Peonies, according to a five-year study conducted by researchers at the University of Alaska in Fairbanks (UAF), just might be that important export first for the state.
    Distributed: 2008-04-23 11:48:00 | Word Count: 379 | Page Views: 4678 | Votes: 12 | Rating: 1.75
53.   Sexy Red Or Forever Young: Which Rose Will You Buy For Your Valentine? by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Believe it or not, Valentine's Day-the most romantic day of the year-grew out of the imprisonment of a priest in the days of emperor Claudius II. Though it had a rather ominous start, today Valentine's Day is a day when we give gifts of flowers and candy to our loved ones to remind them of how much they mean to us.
    Distributed: 2008-04-23 11:12:00 | Word Count: 419 | Page Views: 3890 | Votes: 7 | Rating: 2.00
54.   Seniors Keep Smiling With A Healthy Diet Of Flowers by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Eat flowers? You're probably thinking that's crazy! Actually, it's not-there are some varieties of edible flowers, but that's not really what I mean. I mean to say that seniors who receive flowers as gifts are happier than those who don't. It's a proven fact!
    Distributed: 2008-04-23 09:12:00 | Word Count: 423 | Page Views: 4294 | Votes: 12 | Rating: 1.75
55.   Paris Hilton's Family Understands The Relaxation Of Flowers by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Ask Paris Hilton what she thinks of flowers and she's likely to give her trademark response, "They're hot!" And, I'm certain that if you walk into any hotel in the Hilton line and you're very likely to see some beautiful flowers adorning the lobby and other public areas. That's because people in the decorating and design industry, such as those responsible for the interior design of Hilton hotels, understand that flowers are an excellent way to make people feel welcome and relaxed.
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56.   Sending Flowers to Heather Mills by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Heather Mills, soon to be ex-wife of superstar Paul McCartney, may be in need of some flowers to help boost her mood as she goes through divorce proceedings. But, as she lives in England, could a person in the United States send flowers to her overseas? Yes! And it's as easy as ordering flowers for your next-door neighbor!
    Distributed: 2008-04-23 08:12:00 | Word Count: 426 | Page Views: 3008 | Votes: 18 | Rating: 2.28
57.   Sending Flowers To A Woman Could Make You A Better Romantic Figure Than Matthew Mcconaughy by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Actor Matthew McConaughy is widely accepted as one of the most romantic male figures in Hollywood. He's known for being kind and gentlemanly to nearly everyone he meets and even saved a woman's life by giving her CPR. But, for all his charm and style, does he know that the simple act of sending flowers to the women in his life could boost his image even higher?
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58.   Sending Birthday Flowers To Pamela Anderson by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Each month of the year has a birth flower associated with it. Some even have several different types of flowers. New parents often look up the flower associated with their newborn and may even record the flower next to the birthstone in the child's baby book.
    Distributed: 2008-04-16 15:00:00 | Word Count: 499 | Page Views: 4555 | Votes: 18 | Rating: 2.33
59.   Oprah Winfrey And Other Business People Recognize The Value Of Great Customer Service by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Visitors who visit Oprah Winfrey's production studio for a taping of her show are sometimes amazed at the great, friendly service they receive from her staff members from the moment they get in line to enter the studio to the moment they exit after the show.
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60.   Send NBA Basketball Themed Flowers by Wesley Berry, AAF
    For true fans, NBA basketball season brings lots of cheers, some groans, and countless hours spent tuned into the television watching game after game. Want to get your NBA basketball fan's attention? Try sending a gift of basketball-themed flowers that's sure to make him cheer.
    Distributed: 2008-04-15 14:24:00 | Word Count: 453 | Page Views: 6043 | Votes: 21 | Rating: 2.33
61.   Save The Mystery For The Da Vinci Code...Flowers Are An Easy Solution by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Sometimes choosing the right gift leaves you feeling a little like author Dan Brown's lead character Robert Langdon trying to solve The Da Vinci Code. But, with a little help from your florist, you needn't feel like gift buying is a mystery.
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62.   Paris Hilton Can Now Confidently Order Flowers In Pennsylvania by Wesley Berry, AAF
    If Paris Hilton picks up the telephone book, looks up florists, and calls one of the numbers listed, what she thinks is the number for a local florist might really route her call to a company in an entirely different state. But, lawmakers in Pennsylvania have taken a very important step in stopping deceptive business practices like these.
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63.   Salma Hayek Isn't The Only Flower Of Mexico by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Mexican-American actress Salma Hayek was born in Coatzacoalcus, Veracruz, Mexico. While she's a terrific actress, many people associate her name with her colorful and bold beauty-just like the dahlia, the national flower of Mexico.
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64.   Saint Patrick's Day Flowers Are A Great Way To Spread A Bit 'O The Irish by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Saint Patrick's Day is celebrated every year on March 17th. It's a day meant to honor Saint Patrick, a missionary who is said to have converted the Irish to Christianity sometime around 400 A.D. Saint Patrick's legend doesn't end with his conversion of the Irish to Christianity. In fact, it doesn't even begin there.
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65.   Pamela Anderson May Think She's Ordering Flowers Online From Her Local Florist...But Is She Really? by Wesley Berry, AAF
    More and more people are turning to the Internet for their shopping needs. They order everything from clothing, to toys, to books, to flowers. And, because of its ease of use, speed, and convenience, online shopping is appealing to all sorts of people, including big stars like Pamela Anderson.
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66.   Rachel Ray Show Fans Might Enjoy A Gift Of Food-Themed Flowers by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Foodies generally enjoy cooking and entertaining guests with lavishly delicious meals set out on lovely tables. If there's a foodie in your life, make his/her day by sending a floral arrangement that combines both beautiful flowers and fun food and cooking products.
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67.   Oprah Winfrey and 1-800-flowers Agree That Preston Bailey Is An Outstanding Designer by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Oprah Winfrey has frequently relied on floral and event designer Preston Bailey to help her throw some of the most lavish and beautiful events. Now, it seems, Bailey has drawn the eye of, too.
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68.   Portland Art Show Has More Excitement Than NBA Basketball by Wesley Berry, AAF
    On October 5, 2006, Portland, Oregon hosted a competition that had all the thrills and suspense of any NBA basketball game. The competition didn't involve athletic shoes or running, but there was plenty of enthusiasm, lots of fans, and breathless suspense as viewers waited to see who would come out on top. Flowers were the star players in this game.
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69.   Polar Star Rose Wins Best In Show Just In Time For Christmas by Wesley Berry, AAF
    In September 2006, the Society of American Florists (SAF) held its Outstanding Varieties Competition where almost 400 different varieties of flowers went head to head with the hopes of taking the coveted Best in Show award. Only one flower variety did that-the Polar Rose, a gorgeous white rose that's sure to be seen in countless Christmas arrangements this December.
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70.   Pokemon, Neopet, And Barbie Themed Flowers Bring Cheer To An Ill Child by Wesley Berry, AAF
    When a child is in the hospital adults often feel like there's so little we can do to brighten their days and speed their recovery. They miss the familiarity of their own room, their Pokemon, Neopet, and Barbie toys, and the fresh air of the outdoors. Well, we may not be able to bring their rooms to them, but we can bring a little of the outdoors and some of their favorite toys-along with some cheer-by sending a floral arrangement with a great kid theme.
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71.   Paris Hilton And California Flower Growers Weather Cold Snap by Wesley Berry, AAF
    The recent cold snap in California wasn't much more to pampered starlets like Paris Hilton than a reason to don designer coats and boots. But, for Californians who grow flowers or citrus fruits, the cold was nearly a disaster.
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72.   Lindsay Lohan's Peers May Choose Floriculture Careers by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Unlike actress Lindsay Lohan, most twenty-something-year-olds are spending a great deal of time thinking about career choices. Though Lohan has been acting for many years now, friends she grew up with who are not in the entertainment business are in the midst of their college education years or are beginning jobs in the "real world." With the millions of career possibilities out there, it can be very difficult to decide which path to take. One path available to Lohan's peers is a career in the floriculture industry.
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73.   Pamela Anderson Can Make Her Plants Pet Safe by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Cats are notorious plant nibblers and soil diggers. But, with some careful plant selection, placement, and creativity, you can keep your cat from ruining your plants, and keep your cat safe from potentially harmful plant varieties.
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74.   Order Your Prom Flowers Early by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Prom season is upon us! And while there are lots of other exciting things going on, don't forget to get your prom flowers ordered early.
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75.   Oprah And Other African Americans Get Ready For Kwanzaa With Flowers by Wesley Berry, AAF
    In addition to the Christian tradition of celebrating the Christmas holiday, many African American families also celebrate the cultural holiday of Kwanzaa. One notable Kwanzaa celebrator is Oprah Winfrey, who has frequently offered tips and ideas for the holiday on her television show and in her magazine. In addition to Oprah's tips, your florist may also be able to help you choose great flowers to accent your Kwanzaa decorations and entertain your holiday guests.
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76.   Online Learning For Florists Is As Informative As Wikipedia by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Organizations in the floral industry, including FTD and the Society of American Florists (SAF), have begun offering online learning so that those who work with flowers can offer customers even better products and service.
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77.   Olsen Twins Were Born With Devoted Affection...And Their Birth Flower Proves It by Wesley Berry, AAF
    The deep connection the Olsen Twins share for one another is no secret to anyone who has paid any attention to their lives as they've grown up. Perhaps that devotion should come as no secret considering they were born in the month of June, the month of the honeysuckle flower, which stands for devoted affection.
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78.   No Prison Flowers For Boy George by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Singer, songwriter Boy George, front man of the 80's pop group Culture Club, was recently arrested and sentenced for drug possession. It seems he'll be spending some time picking up trash in the community as penance for his crime.
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79.   No Need To Be Anglina Jolie To Find Treasure In A Tomb by Wesley Berry, AAF
    A recent discovery in the Valley of the Kings in Egypt proved that you don't need to be Angelina Jolie's character in the movie Tomb Raider to find treasure in a tomb. Archaeologists began their excavation in Luxor hoping to find a mummy, but when they opened the tomb they found a treasure of a very different kind-a garland of flowers entwined with gold.
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80.   Lindsay Lohan's Color Sense by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Young movie starlet Lindsay Lohan has recently begun to be noticed for her fashion sense, including her oft-changing hair color. The use of color is certainly important in the fashion industry, but there's another industry where it's perhaps even more important-the floral industry.
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81.   Jessica Simpson's Home State Is Home Of Poinsettia Celebration by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Next November singer and actress Jessica Simpson (born July 10, 1980 in Dallas, Texas) may want to make a visit to her home state so she can attend the annual Poinsettia Celebration put on by Ellison's Greenhouses in Brenham, Texas. The celebration has gotten so big and beautiful that it was even featured on The Today Show in 2006.
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82.   Jennifer Anniston's Wedding Flower Choices by Wesley Berry, AAF
    The romance between Jennifer Anniston and Vince Vaughn certainly seems to be heating up. Are there wedding bells in the future? And, if there are, will her second wedding ceremony closely resemble her first wedding (to actor Brad Pitt) or will she head in a completely different direction? No matter what style she chooses for her wedding, Jennifer Anniston will have no difficulty finding flowers that fit any style from traditional to ultra-modern.
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83.   Jennifer Lopez Is Most Likely To Buy Flower Bouquets by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Statistics released by the Society of American Florists (SAF) in August of 2006 show that members of Gen-X (those aged 25 to 39), like Jennifer Lopez, are most interested purchasing flowers that have already been bunched or are in a bouquet.
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84.   No Flowers For China In Wikipedia by Wesley Berry, AAF
    If you look up China on you won't find mention of flowers as a major export for China. But, that may change if the Chinese government is successful in its efforts to boost the country's cut-flower industry.
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85.   Nicole Kidman Took Full Advantage Of The Beauty Of Flowers by Wesley Berry, AAF
    When Academy Award winning movie star Nicole Kidman wed country music superstar Keith Urban, the flowers were as breathtaking as the beautiful bride. It would seem the couple certainly knows something about the magic flowers can add to any special event and they took great care to use them to their full advantage.
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86.   Nicolas Cage Movie And Florists Help Commemorate September 11 by Wesley Berry, AAF
    The release of the movie World Trade Center, starring Nicolas Cage, was only one of the many ways Americans commemorated the five-year anniversary of the terrorist attacks on America. Around the country people held ceremonies, special church services, and donned red, white, and blue to show their pride in America and the heroes of 9/11. Many florists did their part, too. Some florists added small personal touches to their services while others said, "We remember" in larger ways.
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87.   Myspace Celebrated 3 Years, But Adelaide's Florists And Decorators Celebrated 70! by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Founded in July of 2003, the popular website celebrated three years of business in 2006. That's a great accomplishment, but Adelaide's Florists and Decorators in La Jolla, California has them topped; they celebrated an astounding 70 years in business with a huge open-house that doubled as a charity event benefiting the local Alzheimer's chapter.
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88.   Lindsay Lohan And The Entitlement Generation Benefit From Flowers At Work by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Lindsay Lohan is well known not just for her acting ability, but also for her party girl ways. Unfortunately, it would seem the fun she has off the set occasionally affects the work she does on the set since she recently received a letter from the firm producing her latest movie, Georgia Rule, scolding her for unprofessional behavior. The letter chastised Lohan for behaving in a "discourteous, irresponsible, and unprofessional" manner, stating that she'd been late for work on several occasions and hadn't come at all on others. Many businesses that employ young people in Lohan's generation may not be all that surprised by such "bad" behavior-after all, that generation is referred to as the "entitlement generation."
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89.   Jessica Simpson's Daisy Days by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Jessica Simpson recently brought eighties character Daisy Duke back to life on the big screen in the hit movie The Dukes of Hazzard. The movie took years to develop and cost about $53 million dollars to make. But, you can have your own daisies in less time and for a whole lot less money. Daisies are among the most popular flowers in America.
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90.   Jennifer Lopez And Others Require Flowers When On Tour by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Flowers help people relax and feel happier, so it really comes as no surprise that big celebrities like Jennifer Lopez have their presence written right into their contracts. But, while florists are more than happy to do their best to make a celebrity's stay brighter, sometimes the demands get just a little out of hand.
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91.   Jennifer Aniston Could Webcast Her Wedding Flowers To The World by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Webcasts are all the rage these days with popular shows like Big Brother, Survivor, and many others jumping on the bandwagon to show footage not available on network television. Now, it seems the trend has carried over into the world of weddings.
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92.   Mattel's Barbie May Launch A Floriculture Career by Wesley Berry, AAF
    If Barbie should ever consider making flowers her career, there are some great educational programs and opportunities available to help get her started.
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93.   Madonna And The Poppy Flower Have Fame In Common by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Born August 16, 1958, pop superstar Madonna was born in the month of the poppy. The poppy certainly seems to be an appropriate flower for Madonna since it is a symbol of fame - something Madonna has certainly not seen a shortage of.
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94.   Hillary Duff's Generation May Buy More Flowers Thanks To A Loyola College Study by Wesley Berry, AAF
    How do people like Hillary Duff who are in the 18 to 30 year old age range feel about flowers? Well, that's exactly what three teams of advertising students at Loyola College in Baltimore, Maryland set out to discover for a class project.
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95.   Lindsay Lohan And Other Gen-Y Workers May Work Harder If Flowers Are Present by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Lindsay Lohan is a bonafide member of Generation Y (Gen-Y for short), which is comprised of those individuals born after 1978. While being young and full of fresh ideas and unlimited energy is a wonderful thing, Baby Boomers don't always find Gen-Yers quite so endearing in the workplace. In fact, it seems they just naturally butt heads.
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96.   Like Oprah Winfrey, More And More Women Are Starting Their Own Companies by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Oprah Winfrey is one of the best known businesswomen in America...perhaps even the world. But, according to a recent study conducted by the United States Government, the number of woman-owned businesses is on the rise.
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97.   Jessica Simpson May Have Indulged In Dark Chocolate And Flowers by Wesley Berry, AAF
    A recent headline on the cover of US Weekly magazine read "Simpson Drops 8 Pounds in Two Weeks." It seems Jessica Simpson is spending some of her post-separation days getting both her mind and her body healthier. If she is, she might want to think about eating dark chocolate and buying herself some flowers.
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98.   Jessica Simpson And Other Gen-Y's Have Real Power In The Retail World by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Jessica Simpson is a bonafide member of Generation Y-Gen-Y for short. Gen-Y includes all those who were born between the years of 1982 and 2000, a group of people who are wielding real consumer power. Their power to buy and to influence purchasing decisions in all corners of the retail world, including the floral industry.
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99.   Jennifer Lopez And Other Hispanic-Americans May Buy More Flowers Than Other Minority Populations by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Jennifer Lopez is arguably one of the most recognizable Hispanic-American women in the world. And she's in good company since it's estimated that people of Hispanic descent make up 14.5 percent of the population in the United States. With so many people in this demographic, it's not surprising to hear that Hispanic Americans are poised to become the nation's most powerful group of minority consumers.
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100.   Jennifer Aniston And The Primrose by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Poor Jennifer Aniston. She can't go out picking primroses, her birth flower (Aniston was born February 11, 1969-the primrose is the birth flower for the month of February) in the United Kingdom. Well, she could, but it might land her in jail.
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101.   If Lindsay Lohan Is Hospitalized In England, She May Not Receive Flowers by Wesley Berry, AAF
    A hospital in Gorleston, England, which is northeast of London, has made the decision to no longer allow the delivery of flowers to patients' rooms.
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102.   Britney Spears' Fragrance Line May Benefit From Flower Research by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Pop icon Britney Spears recently introduced her own line of fragrances. She currently offers three different perfumes called In Control, Fantasy, and Curious. Two of the three, In Control and Curious, use the scent of flowers (midnight orchid and Louisiana Magnolia, respectively) to create their fragrance.
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103.   Help Your Products Sell Like Pokemon And Flowers by Wesley Berry, AAF
    The creators of those cute little pocket monsters, Pokemon, are certainly rolling in money these days. Since their appearance on Saturday morning cartoons almost a decade ago, Pokemon items have been among the biggest selling types of merchandise for children. There are Pokemon toys, clothes, trading cards, decorative items, games, and much more. If you're in retail sales, you'd probably be thrilled if your products sold like Pokemon. And, with a little sales and marketing savvy, you can boost your sales, no matter what your product-from flowers to software and beyond.
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104.   Heather Mills And Flower Enthusiasts Promote Making The World A Better Place by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Okay, Heather Mills and the flower enthusiasts aren't working together toward a better world, but they do have the goal in common. Heather Mills may be well known for her marriage to Beatle Paul McCartney, but she's also spent years advocating the elimination of land mines in an effort to make the world a safer, more peaceful place. Flower enthusiasts, too, are working toward making the world a more peaceful place, but they're doing it in a much different way.
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105.   Harry Potter's Magic Can't Save The Home Building Industry...Or Florist's Stock In Landscaping And Bedding Plants by Wesley Berry, AAF
    In fictional wizard Harry Potter's world it's possible to magic up almost anything-a tent that's ten times the size inside as it appears from the outside, a home where dishes do themselves and potatoes are peeled by an unmanned knife, and schools with staircases that move all on their own. But, it would seem that turning around the slump in the housing market would take some magic even more powerful than the boy wizard's.
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106.   Give Your Myspace User A Nicer Space With Flowers by Wesley Berry, AAF has become one of the hottest trends among teenagers. It's a great way for teens to share their ideas, hobbies, and feelings with others. But, if you're looking for a way to connect with your teen that doesn't involve a keyboard and screen, try giving her flowers to brighten up her own personal space.
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107.   Get More Out Of Your Workplace Than Just Taxes by Wesley Berry, AAF
    For many business owners, sometimes it seems like all you get out of running a business, is taxes. There are so many forms to file, and sometimes it feels like all the money you work so hard to make is spent on taxes. But, if you've noticed your sales slumping or if you'd just like to add some more cash to your bottom line, there's a very easy way to do that. Recent studies have shown that just by placing flowers and green plants in the workplace, you can enjoy marked improvements in your business.
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108.   Britney Spears' Children Enter The Floriculture Industry by Wesley Berry, AAF
    If Britney Spears is like most mothers, though her son is just a baby and her second child is still in the womb, she's probably dreaming about what they'll become when they grow up. Considering the beating she and husband Kevin Federline have taken from the press, it's likely that Spears isn't hoping her little ones follow in her footsteps to stardom. So, what do the children of wealthy pop stars grow up to be? Well, anything they set their mind to, I suppose-maybe even florists!
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109.   An Insight Into Passover by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Each Jewish holiday is a lesson in life. What is the unique lesson of Passover? Freedom. It's the type of freedom that has given the Jewish people it's power to survive and to thrive. It's not a freedom of the body as much as a freedom of the spirit. And this freedom is available at Passover-time to help you achieve whatever you want. A person with true freedom knows no bounds, and can achieve whatever they wish. They are free to change themselves and change the world!
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110.   Flowers Help Relieve The Stress Of Filing Taxes With The IRS by Wesley Berry, AAF
    With the April 15th tax deadline looming, IRS employees are feeling the hustle and bustle of an increased workload while the rest of us are feeling a bit overwhelmed and stressed out at the thought of filling out copious forms and making sure we haven't missed a single dollar of tax credits.
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111.   Get More Green Than A Golf Green With Houseplants by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Relax, you can enjoy some green even if you can't get out of the house! Houseplants are an easy and excellent way to bring some green right into your very own home.
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112.   Funerals Arranged Faster Than A Wikipedia Search Hurt Florists And Funeral Homes by Wesley Berry, AAF
    It's a fact of life-we want everything fast and easy. Our world is all hustle and bustle and we find ourselves trying to cram 34 hours of activity into a 24-hour day. To combat our ever-increasing responsibilities, we look for quicker ways to accomplish our tasks, like using the Internet site Wikipedia to gather information on everything from historical events to current entertainers. Sadly, it seems the want for quick solutions has even stretched to funeral planning. Now, florists and funeral directors in Connecticut are working together to combat the growing trend.
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113.   For Increasing Profits, Flowers Are A Better Gamble Than Poker by Wesley Berry, AAF
    There's an easy way for business people to increase their profits without taking a big gamble, and this sure-fire profit booster is available to everyone and in every community. Want to know what the secret is? Flowers!
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114.   Flowers To Help You Ring In The New Year by Wesley Berry, AAF
    If you're planning to throw a huge New Year's bash or even just a small get together, don't forget to order flowers to make your celebration even brighter. Flowers make an excellent addition to any decorating theme, whether it's lavish and elegant or colorful and fun. And, they're an incredibly easy way to decorate-your florist does all the work!
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115.   Flowers May Have Aided Elliot Yamin's Recovery by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Elliot Yamin, recent American Idol hopeful, overcame a lot to stand on that big stage and croon to his fans in that soulful voice. During the American Idol season, Yamin revealed that he is not only 90% deaf in one ear, but he also suffers from diabetes.
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116.   Flowers Help Us Celebrate Special Occasions by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Flowers have always been a special way to celebrate a special occasion or simply to remind someone that you are thinking of them. Your kind thought will be especially appreciated if you put a little extra time and thought into what kind of arrangement you will send.
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117.   Flowers Have As Much Meaning As Mariah Carey's Songs by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Mariah Carey's songs mean so much to her many fans. Her lyrics are often poignant and express just how she and her listeners sometimes feel. Flowers, too, express our feelings and thoughts in so many ways. In fact, many people believe they speak in their very own language.
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118.   Britney Spears Second Baby Is Cause For Big Bouquets Of Flowers by Wesley Berry, AAF
    There's been a baby boom in the world of entertainment, and the latest of these little stars is Sutton Pierce, the son of pop mega-star Britney Spears and her husband, rapper Kevin Federline. Baby Sutton was born on September 12th, 2006 via caesarean section some time around 2 a.m. He is the second son born to the couple; his older brother Sean Preston turned one-year-old just days after Sutton's birth. While the birth of the baby certainly makes Spears and her family deliriously happy, high-end gift retailers are probably thrilled, too. You see, the latest trend in gift giving is to give extravagant gifts at the birth of a new baby.
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119.   Flowers Have A Health Benefit To Rival Pilates by Wesley Berry, AAF
    If you're not the exercising type-or even if you are-there's another way to enjoy a terrific health boost; all you need to do is call your florist!
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120.   Flowers Could Ease The Way Back To School by Wesley Berry, AAF
    It's almost the time of year that brings a mix of dread and joy for teachers, students, and parents everywhere-Back to School Time. Students and teachers around the United States will return to school in September much to their excitement, or exasperation. To help celebrate the new school year or to ease the way for those who aren't quite thrilled, send flowers!
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121.   Flowers Bring Romance For Angelina Jolie by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Flowers are a beautiful, fragrant, quick, and easy way to keep the spark in a relationship. Flowers come in so many varieties that it's easy to find the perfect bloom to fit any situation. We most often think of lavish arrangements, bouquets, and even wedding flowers when we think of flowers in connection with romance. But, there's a lot to be said for the kinds of arrangements and bouquets we send, where we send them, and how we send them.
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122.   Flowers Are The Superman Of The Gift-Giving World by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Able to create smiles on the faces of those in need, leaps from shore to shore in a single's a bird, it's a plane, it's Superman? No! It's flowers!
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123.   Flowers Are The Perfect Gift For Father's Day by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Dads everywhere have Sonora Smart Dodd to thank for getting Father's Day started. In 1909, Sonora sat in a church in Spokane, Washington listening to a sermon expounding on the virtues of motherhood. But, as she sat there, she thought about how special her own father was since it was he who raised her after the death of her mother.
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124.   Flowers Are An Easier Health Boost Than The Atkins Diet by Wesley Berry, AAF
    The Atkins Diet has been touted as an easy way to lose weight, get healthy, and feel happier. But, florists have known for years that there's an even easier way to give someone you care about a happiness and health boost - flowers!
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125.   Flowers Are A Popular Gift For Christmas by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Let's face it, for many people Christmas shopping is a stressful event. It can be really difficult to find just the right gift for your Great Aunt Millie who doesn't really need anything. And, just what do you give your boss's wife when you're invited to their home for a Christmas celebration? This year, you could finish your Christmas shopping in just one stop...
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126.   Britney Spears Gets A New Mom Pick-Me-Up In The Form Of Flowers by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Several sources of entertainment news recently reported that pop star Britney Spears recently received flowers from her male nanny Perry Taylor (dubbed a "manny" by the press). Although there's some speculation among gossip columnists about just what that gift of flowers means, its certainly a possibility that they're simply a gift of flowers between friends meant to lift the spirits of a tired and stressed new mom.
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127.   Flowers Are A Longer Running Hit Than Star Wars by Wesley Berry, AAF
    The first Star Wars movie was released in 1977 and, with five movies and a cartoon series since then, it's remained a hit with fans ever since. Twenty-nine years is a pretty long time in terms of popularity among the American public, but flowers have held worldwide popularity far longer. People have been growing flowers and presenting them as gifts for centuries.
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128.   Flowers And Disney's Cars: Both A Run Away Hit With Kids by Wesley Berry, AAF
    One of the biggest summer movies of 2006 is Disney's Cars, the story of a speedy red racecar voiced by actor Owen Wilson. Disney and kids go together like....well, believe it or not, flowers and kids!
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129.   Flowers And Clay Aiken: Favorites Among Seniors by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Clay Aiken, one-time American Idol runner up, is often described by cynical judge Simon Cowell as being a favorite only among the senior citizen set. Aiken's charm appeals to seniors and his songs lift their spirits. That sounds a lot like another favorite among seniors - flowers!
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130.   Flower Growers In Shakira's Home Country Affected By U.S. Immigration Reform by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Pop singer Shakira was born in Colombia, which is the number one importer of fresh flowers to the United States. While foreign countries sometimes seem to have so little to do with our lives here in America, our country's decisions regarding immigration and guest-worker programs very greatly affects the livelihood of the hundreds of Colombians working in the floriculture industry. But, if the Agriculture Coalition for Immigration Reform (ACIR) has anything to say about it, Congress will see the very great need we have for a good solution to the immigration question.
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131.   Flower Care For Paris Hilton by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Paris Hilton undoubtedly has thousands of admirers and, with so many admirers, she probably receives flowers on an almost daily basis. Fortunately for Paris Hilton, flowers are really pretty easy to care for. If Ms. Hilton-or you-can follow a few fairly simple rules of thumb, fresh flowers delivered by your florist can stay vibrant and beautiful for many days.
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132.   Florists Are More Innovative Than Apple by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Although it would seem hard to beat the creativity of the Apple team, there's a group of professionals out there who flex their creative muscles everyday - florists!
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133.   Florist From Pamela Anderson's Native Canada Wins Award by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Pamela Anderson was born in Ladysmith, British Columbia, Canada, the same country where a flower shop called Bayview Blossoms recently received an award for making its shop easy for people in wheelchairs to visit and move freely about the store.
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134.   Florist From Jessica Simpson's Home State Designs Ford's Funeral Flowers by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Pop star Jessica Simpson isn't the only talent to come out of the state of Texas. One Texas florist is considered so talented that she was tapped to provide flowers for President Gerald Ford's California and Michigan funerals.
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135.   Britney Spears Could Use Lilies Of The Valley In Her Next Bridal Bouquet by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Spears' marriage to rapper Kevin Federline has come to an end. So, Ms. Spears now finds herself 'on the market' again and may one day find herself walking down the aisle once again. If she does, she may want to use the popular Lily of the Valley in her bridal bouquet.
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136.   Floriculture Training Program Is A Good Deed Worthy Of Angelina Jolie by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Angelina Jolie is well known not just for the hit movies she stars in, but also for the wonderful charity work she's done in countries around the world
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137.   Floral Ideas For Christina Aguilera's Chanukah Celebration by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Though she's not Jewish, pop star Christina Aguilera married Jordan Bratman in November of 2005 in a wedding ceremony that included traditional Jewish elements. Because of her husband's Jewish heritage, Aguilera's holiday celebrations are sure to include Chanukah. If that's the case, she'll probably be visiting her florist for some help with beautiful Chanukah decorations.
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138.   Father's Day Flowers Fit For Any Dad by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Father's Day is approaching fast and you still have no idea what to get your dad, do you? Well, you could buy him yet another tie with his favorite cartoon character, loud stripes, or polka dots on it. But...
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139.   Energy Costs May Cost You Your Youtube And Your Flowers, Too by Wesley Berry, AAF
    We're all struggling with rising energy costs. For some, that could mean giving up the luxuries we enjoy, like the Internet connection that allows us to use YouTube. But, for people in the flower business, the cost could be even higher.
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140.   Emma Watson Is A Real Sweet Pea by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Harry Potter co-star Emma Watson, who plays super-smart Hermione Granger, turned sweet sixteen on April 15, 2006. From all accounts, she's as sweet as any sixteen-year-old can be. So sweet, in fact, that her birth flower is the sweet pea!
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141.   Eminem Needs Flower Therapy by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Flowers, green plants, and flowering plants are an excellent way to brighten anyone's day, both men and women. Not only are they beautiful and bring an instant smile to the face of anyone who receives them, they're also personal and expressive gifts.
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142.   Eminem Grew Up With The Scent Of Apple Blossoms In The Air by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Although he wasn't born in Michigan, rapper Eminem spent a great deal of his childhood there and, in fact, set his hit semi-autobiographical movie 8 Mile there. Though his movie may not have painted an idealistic picture of the great state of Michigan, many who call it home are quick to mention the sweet fragrance the abundant apple blossoms spread through the air when their beautiful pink blossoms adorn the apple trees.
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143.   Don't Play Poker With Your Sales: Boost Sales With Flowers by Wesley Berry, AAF
    USA Today recently offered some great tips for helping your retail sales to flourish. Among those tips are:
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144.   Britney Spears Could Improve Her Home With Flowers by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Add beauty and class to your home, regardless of your decorating style. Flowers for home decorating purposes aren't limited to the rich and famous; you can use them to beautify your home as well.
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145.   Don't Get Voted Off-Be A Survivor When You Apologize With Flowers by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Survivor is one of the hottest shows on television today. Each week, viewers tune in to see which contestant will be voted off the island. Sometimes contestants are voted off because they're too strong and may be a threat, but in many cases they're voted off because they've done something to anger or annoy their tribe mates. Too bad they don't have access to a phone or the Internet. If they did, they could send their tribe mates America's favorite apology gift-flowers!
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146.   Did Rising Gas Prices Lead To Matthew Mcconaughey's Recent Car Sale? by Wesley Berry, AAF
    While gas prices may not have much of an affect on the deep pockets of Hollywood stars, they have hit the rest of us quite hard-including florists and those who buy flowers from them.
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147.   Make The Most Of Valentine's Day Roses by Wesley Berry, AAF
    One of the top gifts given on Valentine's Day is a beautiful bouquet or arrangement of long-stemmed roses. But, if you've purchased roses on Valentine's Day as well as other days of the year, you may have noticed that they're a bit more costly in February than at other times. Although you may find the increased price frustrating, there really are some very good reasons for the higher cost.
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148.   Creative Flower Card Messages Worthy Of Harry Potter Author J.K. Rowling by Wesley Berry, AAF
    As much as we might like to be, we're not all talented writers like the best-selling author of the Harry Potter books series, J.K. Rowling. Those of us who aren't skilled writers (and probably some who are!) sometimes struggle with finding the right words to say.
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149.   Could Carmen Electra Choose A Florist? by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Carmen Electra has become such a versatile force in the celebrity world that is seems she can do almost anything. She's worked in television, film, theater, and has even created a fitness video. It leaves one wondering if there's anything she can't do...for instance, could she choose the right florist?
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150.   Clay Aiken's Birth Flower At Risk From Serious Disease by Wesley Berry, AAF
    People born in the November, like Clay Aiken, share the chrysanthemum as their birth flower. It's a gorgeous flower from the daisy family that's often seen in fall flower arrangements and beds. It's frequently seen in autumn colors like gold, yellow, and rust. They're a pleasure to look at, but one thing people in the floral industry don't want to see is chrysanthemum white rust (CWR), a disease that's deadly to the flowers.
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151.   Britney Spears Could Find Her Next Bridal Bouquet In A Magazine by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Pop princess Britney Spears is back on the singles scene, which begs the question, will she try her hand at married life again? Well, if she does, she'll have plenty of places to look to for inspiration for her perfect wedding flowers-including two brand new magazines aimed at helping brides choose the perfect arrangements to top off their wedding celebrations: The Bride & Bloom and Portovert magazines.
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152.   Does Lindsay Lohan Give Fashionable Flower Gifts? by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Young actress Lindsay Lohan has firmly established herself as a fashion icon among young women and teens. Her trendy looks lead one to wonder if she's just as fashionable in other areas of her life as she is in her wardrobe.
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153.   A Personal Gift Of Flowers by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Think about the gifts you've received in your life. Is there one that stands out more than any other? Why was that gift so special? I'll bet it was one that just really fit you-your personality, your interests, something that makes you uniquely you. And, who was it that gave you that gift? Your mother, father, sibling, significant other?
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154.   Taking The Thorns Out Of Ordering Flowers: A Guide For Guys by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Are you a man who believes flowers should only be sent on special occasions and only to a woman you are madly in love with? Think again! Flowers are an appropriate gift for any woman in your life - mom, sister, friend, coworker, or any other woman you feel warmly toward. And, women love to be surprised, so send flowers any time of the year and for no reason at all.
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155.   Sweet Ideas For Your Sweetheart On Valentine's Day by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Valentine's Day is approaching and the pressure to find the perfect way to say "I love you" is on. Want some help making a big impression without breaking your budget? Call your florist!
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156.   Even Jessica Simpson Gets Flowers by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Sometimes superstars like Jessica Simpson seem so far removed from our world that we forget they also enjoy some of the simpler pleasures in life, like flowers. In fact, it would seem that celebrities send flowers for many of the same occasions and situations we "regular folks" do
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157.   American Idol Clay Aiken Born In The Month Of The Chrysanthemum by Wesley Berry, AAF
    American Idol runner-up Clay Aiken, born November 30, 1978, may not have taken home the winning title, but his popularity has blossomed almost as much as that of his birth-month flower, the wildly popular chrysanthemum.
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158.   The Easter Lily: A Flower That Symbolizes Eternal Life And Purity by Wesley Berry, AAF
    The Easter lily, a majestic white beauty in the shape of a trumpet, heralds the coming of spring and the Easter holiday. It is traditionally presented as an Easter gift and adorns the altars of churches during the Christian holiday. This association with Easter has its roots in the Bible where it is frequently mentioned and has continued to be traditionally linked with Jesus Christ and the Virgin Mary.
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159.   St. Patrick's Day Shamrocks Bring Luck O' The Irish To Flowers by Wesley Berry, AAF
    You probably recognize the shamrock as a symbol of St. Patrick's Day, so why not add a bit of that Irish luck to your St. Patrick's Day flowers? Believe it or not, many florists do keep a supply of shamrocks on hand to add to bouquets and arrangements ordered for St. Patrick's Day. Well, at least they carry something that passes for shamrocks... A closer look at the shamrock and the legends surrounding it reveals that finding the "true shamrock" requires more than just the luck brought by a four-leaf clover.
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160.   Does Jennifer Anniston Know Where Her Flowers Are Coming From? by Wesley Berry, AAF
    There's a growing trend in the world of flowers that has companies misrepresenting themselves as locally based companies. In fact, it's become such a problem that at least 20 states have passed laws prohibiting this shady business practice.
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161.   Madonna Writes About English Roses, But Does She Grow Them? by Wesley Berry, AAF
    onsidering that material girl Madonna has mad herself famous as a trendsetter, it's actually very likely that she does indeed grow English Roses. That's because, in terms of flowers, English Roses are relatively new to the scene and aren't found in the gardens of most people. In fact, English Roses weren't introduced until around 1969 when roses grown by English rose breeder, David Austin, first began to appear in the flower world.
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162.   Poker Night Fight? Send Flowers To Apologize by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Your buddies were over last night for poker night. They were noisy, stayed late, and left the place a mess. Your significant other is not amused and you're in the doghouse. Need a quick way to start smoothing things over? Send her flowers to let her know how wonderful she is and how sorry you are.
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163.   Add Flowers To Your Life And Give Your Diet A Boost by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Did you know that adding flowers to your life could actually help your diet to be successful? No, I don't mean you should eat the flowers-although there certainly are some edible species. But, by simply placing flowers around your home, you could actually boost your mood, and thereby have more success in your weight loss goal.
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164.   The Rose: Christina Aguilera's Favorite Flower? by Wesley Berry, AAF
    The rose has long been a favorite flower of many women, but is it the favorite flower of Christina Aguilera? The truth is, I don't know, but judging by the elaborate floral chuppah of brightly colored orange, yellow, and burgundy roses conspicuously present at her wedding and the thick bouquets of hot pink roses and rose petals surrounding her wedding cake, it's a sure bet the rose ranks high on Aguilera's list of favorite flowers.
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165.   Britney Spears Born In The Month Of The Narcissus Flower by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Born in the month of December, pop starlet Britney Spears' birth flower is the Narcissus, a flower that is known by several different names, and has many meanings. The narcissus is most commonly known as the daffodil, but is often called the jonquil in the Southern states. It is a consummate symbol of spring and new beginnings, but also stands for friendship and domestic happiness. Its name, Narcissus, when further explained, may give this flower yet another connotation.
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166.   Buy Flowers For Hillary Duff... Or Your Favorite Teen by Wesley Berry, AAF
    She loves clothes, talking on the phone, boys, teen stars like Hillary Duff, and a great pair of vintage jeans, but will your teen girl love a gift of flowers? Absolutely! In a recent survey, flowers proved to be among the most favored gifts men and women give and receive. And, since your teen is a young woman in training, there's no doubt that she will appreciate beautiful flowers, too-especially if you customize the gift to fit her special interests.
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167.   Are Wedding Flowers On The Horizon For Beyonce Knowles? by Wesley Berry, AAF
    For some time now, singer Beyonce Knowles has been linked to hip hop artist Jay-Z and rumors of a wedding in the future are rampant. Will a lucky florist be called upon soon to help Beyonce plan all the flowers that will be used in her ceremony? If so, she'll have a lot of options for using flowers to make her wedding as beautiful as she is.
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168.   Wedding Flowers For Katie Holmes And Tom Cruise by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Although Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise haven't announced a date for their wedding yet, they are undoubtedly hard at work planning all the details of their nuptials, including the flowers. Flowers tend to follow fashion trends, and today there are no limits to what is considered appropriate for wedding and reception flowers. Holmes and Cruise will have styles ranging from the traditional to the new, trendy styles available to celebrities and all happy couples looking to make the big day reflect their personal style.
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169.   Does Angelina Jolie Keep Cut Flowers In Her Home? by Wesley Berry, AAF
    There's actually good reason to believe that Angelina Jolie, once well known for being dark and quirky, may have traded in her knives and viles of blood for a vase of cut flowers. In recent years the public has watched Jolie go from a wild child to a mother with an enormous compassionate streak for children all over the world. Perhaps her newly displayed compassion is a result of flowers in her home.
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170.   Flowers Are More Popular Than Pokemon by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Want to give a gift that's even more popular than Pokemon and isn't just a passing fad? Try flowers! It's really no secret that flowers have been an extremely popular gift to give for many, many years. Now, thanks to a recent nationwide survey, we have hard numbers that prove what those of us in the floral industry have known all along.
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171.   Plants And Flowers Can Bring Earth Day Right Into Your Home by Wesley Berry, AAF
    April 22nd is Earth Day, a day to celebrate this planet we call home and all the natural beauty it has to offer. Many people celebrate the day by planting a tree or bush or simply by spending the day outside, enjoying the splendor of nature. But, what if you live in a city where nature isn't as abundant as you'd like or if you're just unable to get outdoors to plant a tree or bush?
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172.   Lindsey Lohan Could Use Some Get Well Flowers by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Actress and singer Lindsey Lohan recently took a tumble at a friend's house causing a leg injury that landed her in the hospital for a brief stay yet again. In fact, poor Lohan has been in and out of the hospital so much throughout the end of 2005 and the beginning of 2006 that she could surely use some get well flowers.
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173.   Jennifer Lopez Born Under The Bold Delphinium Flower by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Born July 24, 1970, singer and actress Jennifer Lopez was born during the month of the delphinium flower-a flower that signifies boldness, an open heart, and ardent attachment. Though those attributes may all be seen as very positive, the delphinium is also featured in a classic legend of great woe.
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174.   Actress Jessica Alba Born In The Month Of The Daisy by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Actress Jessica Alba was born April 28, 1981, during the month of the daisy-a flower with considerable meaning and history that is steeped in legend. It is traditionally a symbol of childhood innocence, purity, and gentleness.
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175.   Scented Flowers Make A Mariah Carey Style Comeback by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Singer Mariah Carey all but disappeared from the music scene only to return a bigger star than ever in late 2005. But, in terms of comebacks, fragrant flowers just may make an even bigger comeback
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176.   Flowers For 50 Cent by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Would a man like rapper 50 Cent like to receive flowers? If he's like the majority of men, the answer is, "Yes!" In surveys conducted by the Society of American Florists, men indicated they do enjoy receiving flowers. In fact, 60% of men responded that they would enjoy receiving flowers for occasions such as Valentine's Day.
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177.   Having Trouble Expressing Yourself Like Eminem? Send Flowers Instead by Wesley Berry, AAF
    You want to send a gift that expresses what you're thinking and feeling in the perfect way, but you're just not able to write a phrase with all the flair of an Eminem lyric. Don't worry-just think F.R.E.S.H
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178.   Angelina Jolie Would Be Proud Of This African Floral Farm by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Angelina Jolie has become as well known for her efforts to make the world a better place as she is for her movie roles. She's done charitable work for many African countries. As such, she'd probably be very happy to hear that one flower producer located in Kenya has made the move to using environmentally friendly geothermal energy to heat its greenhouses.
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179.   Disney May Be The Happiest Place On Earth, But With Flowers Your Home May Not Be Far Behind by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Ask almost anyone on the street where "the happiest place on earth" is, and they'll probably tell you it's Disney. But, a behavioral research study titled "The Home Ecology of Flowers" indicates that if you make it a point to live with flowers, you might be able to answer that question with, "my house!"
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180.   Although Her Birth Flower Is The Violet, Shakira Is No Shrinking Violet by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Sexy songstress Shakira was born February 9, 1977, during the month of the violet. But, if you're at all familiar with her hip shaking moves, you know she's no shrinking violet. However, she certainly has one thing in common with the violet - her popularity. The African violet has long been one of the most popular flowering potted plants.
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181.   Decorating Christina Aguilera's House With Flowers by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Having recently married, Christina Aguilera, like many newlyweds, is probably working on setting up and decorating her house to make it more of a home. Flowers are an excellent way to brighten up any room in the house, and new trends in decorating with flowers emerge every day.
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182.   Mothers Day Flower Trends by Wesley Berry, AAF
    What mother doesn't appreciate receiving a beautiful gift on Mother's Day? But what do you get her? You're not sure of her size and you're pretty sure that any clothing item you'd pick out would be all wrong anyway. She's got plenty of bubble bath, a library full of books, and her taste in music is beyond your comprehension, so a CD is out. You're in luck, though. Your florist has the perfect solution-flowers!
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183.   Flowers Even Inspire Barbie by Wesley Berry, AAF
    The Barbie doll has inspired little girls for decades. Barbie has been on or near the top of the most popular toy lists for a very long time. Children are inspired by her pretty face and the versatility of her character-Barbie can be anything! A doctor, a model, a mother, a teacher, a veterinarian, or a mermaid. It's no wonder that with her beauty and versatility, she's even been a flower; four of them, to be exact.
    Distributed: 2008-01-02 11:12:00 | Word Count: 411 | Page Views: 4167 | Votes: 7 | Rating: 2.43
184.   Serve Up A Party Better Than Anna Kournikova Serves A Ball by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Anna Kournikova may be able to serve up a tennis ball, but can she throw a party that keeps people talking and waiting for the next one? Well, maybe, especially if she's adding special touches to her parties using flowers.
    Distributed: 2008-01-02 03:48:00 | Word Count: 449 | Page Views: 5297 | Votes: 8 | Rating: 2.75
185.   Flowers To Fit Pamela Anderson's Personality by Wesley Berry, AAF
    If Pamela Anderson were to buy flowers for herself, what kind of arrangement would she choose? Would she pick bold, bright colors arranged in a linear design? Or, would she choose soft pastels in a loose bouquet? Regardless of the kinds of flowers and designs she chose, the resulting arrangement would say a lot about her personality. That's because people with certain personality traits are generally drawn to certain styles of flowers.
    Distributed: 2008-01-01 10:36:00 | Word Count: 519 | Page Views: 4497 | Votes: 7 | Rating: 2.00
186.   Preserving Your Prom Flowers by Wesley Berry, AAF
    For many young people, prom is the crowning event of their teenage years. Everything about the night is magical and they want to hang on to those memories. One of the most special parts of the evening is the gorgeous corsage her date chose with her and her lovely gown in mind. Those memories are meant to last, and you can help by preserving or drying her corsage so that it's almost as lovely as the day she received it.
    Distributed: 2008-01-01 03:12:00 | Word Count: 413 | Page Views: 4304 | Votes: 7 | Rating: 1.14
187.   Race To The Perfect Gift With Nascar Themed Flowers by Wesley Berry, AAF
    You need to send a really outstanding gift to someone special in your life. You rack your brain and try to come up with something that will say what you're feeling, strike a personal chord, and be a fun gift that the recipient will really enjoy. Your special someone's passion is Nascar racing, but a shirt, hat, or other memorabilia alone seems so overdone. What can you do? Try presenting that Nascar gift with a new and exciting twist-send it with flowers.
    Distributed: 2007-12-31 13:24:00 | Word Count: 414 | Page Views: 10105 | Votes: 9 | Rating: 1.22
188.   Angelina Jolie Receives Sunflowers From A Rock Star by Wesley Berry, AAF
    What do rock stars buy for their mega-movie star friends after the birth of a child? Well, rocker Gwen Stefani recently answered that question when she and her husband, Gavin Rossdale, brought an enormous bouquet of sunflowers to actress Angelina Jolie after the birth of her daughter with her boyfriend, actor Brad Pitt.
    Distributed: 2007-12-31 12:01:00 | Word Count: 459 | Page Views: 5319 | Votes: 16 | Rating: 2.38
189.   Tulips For Jessica Simpson by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Born July 10, 1980, singer Jessica Simpson can claim the lovely spring tulip as her birth flower. Fortunately for her, her rise to popularity didn't involve the treachery and intrigue that the tulip's rise did.
    Distributed: 2007-12-28 12:00:00 | Word Count: 477 | Page Views: 3556 | Votes: 8 | Rating: 1.00
190.   What Do You Do When You Need To Apologize To Scarlett Johansson? Send Flowers! by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Young actress Scarlett Johansson was recently named the number one sexiest woman on a list of "100 Sexiest Women" compiled by FHM Magazine. With a title like that, she probably intimidates a lot of people and her star is just beginning to rise. So, what happens when you do something to unintentionally hurt or offend a person like Scarlett Johansson? Well, if you're her costar in the Woody Allen movie Match Point, you send her flowers.
    Distributed: 2007-12-27 12:00:00 | Word Count: 450 | Page Views: 3475 | Votes: 6 | Rating: 2.00
191.   You Don't Have To Be Harry Potter To Send A Magical Gift Of Flowers by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Sometimes life is so busy that it seems almost impossible to keep up on the special events in the lives of our loved ones and to ensure they always receive a beautiful and personal gift. But, if you enlist some help from your local florist, no matter how complicated life gets, you can be sure that you'll always have the perfect gift for every occasion.
    Distributed: 2007-12-27 03:48:00 | Word Count: 406 | Page Views: 3404 | Votes: 7 | Rating: 0.86
192.   Tattoos Prove The Appeal Of Flowers by Wesley Berry, AAF
    It seems these days that tattoos are all the rage. Though tattoos have been around for a long time, they were once considered an "alternative" body decoration and you weren't likely to find one on the person sitting next to you in church on Sunday unless he was an ex-military man.
    Distributed: 2007-12-26 10:00:00 | Word Count: 456 | Page Views: 5537 | Votes: 7 | Rating: 2.00
193.   Pay Tribute With Flowers On Memorial Day by Wesley Berry, AAF
    The tradition of decorating the graves of fallen soldiers has been in existence since the time of the Civil War. Historical evidence shows that women living in the South honored soldiers by placing some sort of decorative items on their graves, as is indicated by the 1867 hymn by Nella L. Sweet titled "Kneel Where Our Loves are Sleeping" and is dedicated "to the ladies of the South who are decorating the graves of the Confederate dead."
    Distributed: 2007-12-26 02:36:00 | Word Count: 449 | Page Views: 4535 | Votes: 13 | Rating: 2.08
194.   Congratulate Your American Idol With Flowers by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Has someone in your life recently achieved something that made them as happy and proud as if they'd won American Idol? You can express your own happiness and pride for their success by sending a gift of flowers.
    Distributed: 2007-12-25 11:00:00 | Word Count: 424 | Page Views: 3493 | Votes: 9 | Rating: 1.33
195.   Pitch A No-Hitter With Baseball-Themed Flower Gifts by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Want to send a gift to the baseball fan in your life that's sure to knock one out of the park? Send flowers with a baseball theme! Everyone loves flowers and when you personalize them to include the recipient's favorite hobbies, like baseball, they're sure to make an even greater impression.
    Distributed: 2007-12-25 04:00:00 | Word Count: 413 | Page Views: 11777 | Votes: 27 | Rating: 1.74
196.   Angelina Jolie May Work With A Wedding Florist Soon by Wesley Berry, AAF
    With the birth of Angelina Jolie's baby with Brad Pitt now past, the couple's thoughts may now turn to planning a wedding complete with cake, a beautiful gown, A-list guests, and gorgeous flowers. Of all the work that goes into creating the perfect wedding, planning the flowers may actually be the easiest step.
    Distributed: 2007-12-24 12:00:00 | Word Count: 468 | Page Views: 4323 | Votes: 18 | Rating: 2.22
197.   Make Every Day A Green Day When You Choose Healthy House Plants by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Want to make your day a Green Day? Okay, you could run out and purchase a CD by the band Green Day, but you can only listen to one CD for so long and it won't provide added benefits like cleaner air in your home and a beautiful home decorating element. To keep the beauty of green in your life, why not add a lovely green or flowering plant to your home décor?
    Distributed: 2007-12-24 03:24:00 | Word Count: 557 | Page Views: 4327 | Votes: 6 | Rating: 1.00
198.   Clay Aiken May Give His Loved Ones Peace Lilies by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Okay, I don't really know what kind of plants Clay Aiken favors when he gives houseplants as gifts, but given the popularity of the peace lily, it's pretty likely that he's given or received one or two in his lifetime.
    Distributed: 2007-12-21 12:00:00 | Word Count: 408 | Page Views: 3864 | Votes: 11 | Rating: 1.45
199.   Choosing Your Wedding Flowers by Wesley Berry, AAF
    No matter which flowers you choose for your wedding, choose those that catch your eye, those flowers that say something about you or about your wedding. Choose flowers that will create a lasting impression and lasting memories.
    Distributed: 2007-12-21 10:00:00 | Word Count: 655 | Page Views: 4719 | Votes: 18 | Rating: 2.17
200.   Choosing June Roses by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Roses – alone and with other flowers – stand out because of their beauty, their long history and, of course, their symbolism. You don't need to be wealthy or famous to receive them, nor do you need to have a celebrity's paycheck to give them. You don't even need a birthday celebration or other special occasion in order to give roses. All you need is the desire to show someone that you were thinking about them and that you care.
    Distributed: 2007-12-20 13:00:00 | Word Count: 637 | Page Views: 3785 | Votes: 8 | Rating: 2.50
201.   Choose A Wedding Florist Who Can Bring Your Personality To The Wedding by Wesley Berry, AAF
    When you get married, it is important to choose a wedding florist who can bring your personalities to your wedding. Therefore, it is important to interview a number of florists to find the one who is right for you.
    Distributed: 2007-12-20 10:00:00 | Word Count: 637 | Page Views: 3657 | Votes: 6 | Rating: 1.50
202.   Chicago Florist Follows In Oprah Winfrey's Do-Gooder Footsteps by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Life isn't always easy, but it sure can turn out great. It seems a florist in Chicago has found that good things can result from some of the bad turns life occasionally throws us.
    Distributed: 2007-12-19 13:12:00 | Word Count: 388 | Page Views: 4971 | Votes: 8 | Rating: 1.75
203.   Celebrities And Their Favorite Flower Finds by Wesley Berry, AAF
    While we all have our own choices of favorite flowers, the top picks for the latest flower trends and bouquets take more than a trip to the local florist.
    Distributed: 2007-12-19 10:48:00 | Word Count: 756 | Page Views: 10557 | Votes: 11 | Rating: 2.00
204.   Celebrate Sweetest Day With Flowers by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Has someone done something particularly sweet for you this year? Does your sweetheart deserve a treat for being the best friend you could have? Or, is your best friend the greatest person you know? You're in luck! There's a day set aside each year just to recognize the "sweetest" people in our lives-Sweetest Day.
    Distributed: 2007-12-18 11:12:00 | Word Count: 410 | Page Views: 4140 | Votes: 20 | Rating: 1.85
205.   Carmen Electra Likes It...Will You? by Wesley Berry, AAF
    More and more people are becoming shopping savvy in an attempt to conserve precious financial resources. We want more for our money and we don't want to waste money buying items that just aren't as good as they look. That's why more people are turning to consumer product ratings to make determinations about whether or not they'll buy an item. But, just because the guy down the street or even a big star like Carmen Electra likes a product, does that mean you will?
    Distributed: 2007-12-18 10:12:00 | Word Count: 433 | Page Views: 4438 | Votes: 20 | Rating: 2.15
206.   Caring For Jennifer Lopez's Orchids by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Actress, singer, and businesswoman Jennifer Lopez recently added another scent to her line of perfumes. The scent, called Miami Glow, has a target market of teenaged girls and carries a lighter scent than its predecessor, Glow, which is aimed at adult women. Miami Glow's lighter scent was achieved by combining the essences of pink grapefruit, coconut water, cyclamen, and vanilla orchid.
    Distributed: 2007-12-17 15:12:00 | Word Count: 526 | Page Views: 5604 | Votes: 11 | Rating: 1.82
207.   Angelina Jolie And The Rose Experience A Baby Boom by Wesley Berry, AAF
    In just the last few years the world has watched actress Angelina Jolie go through a baby boom with the adoption of her children Maddox and Zahara and the birth of baby Shiloh. Jolie's motherhood garnered worldwide attention, but not all baby booms draw stares; some go utterly unnoticed. Take, for example, the baby boom that occurred in the rose world during the 1990s.
    Distributed: 2007-12-17 13:00:00 | Word Count: 419 | Page Views: 3685 | Votes: 9 | Rating: 1.78
208.   Avril Lavigne's Traditional Style Wedding by Wesley Berry, AAF
    On the warm and sunny afternoon of Saturday, July 15th, 21-year old Avril Lavigne wed her boyfriend of two years, Sum 41 singer 26-year old Deryck Whibley. To the surprise of Lavigne's fans who watched her hit the music scene in her tomboyish, grunge style, Lavigne's wedding was not only very traditional, it was quite classy and beautiful.
    Distributed: 2007-12-14 12:48:00 | Word Count: 415 | Page Views: 5606 | Votes: 20 | Rating: 1.95
209.   Arnold Schwarzenegger Receives Britney Spears' Birth Flower by Wesley Berry, AAF
    The month of December is many things-it's the last month of the year, it's the birth month of many stars, including Britney Spears, and it's the month of the poinsettia flower.
    Distributed: 2007-12-14 10:12:00 | Word Count: 388 | Page Views: 4005 | Votes: 8 | Rating: 2.00
210.   Are There Loafers In The Apple Ranks? by Wesley Berry, AAF
    If you own your own business and employ one or more people, I'm willing to bet that you've run across at least one employee that, to put it nicely, is a loafer. He or she isn't much of a performer and does the bare minimum to get by in the workplace-if even that! It's annoying, yes, but just imagine if you owned a huge company, say one the size of the Apple computer corporation. You wouldn't have just one loafer to deal with; you could have them in the double digits! What's an employer to do?
    Distributed: 2007-12-13 15:00:00 | Word Count: 506 | Page Views: 3149 | Votes: 20 | Rating: 2.40
211.   Angelina Jolie And Others Can Now Make Their Flowers Even More Eco-Friendly by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Angelina Jolie is well known not just for her acting ability but for the good deeds she does for various organizations. If Jolie is environmentally friendly as well, she could make her flowers and plants even friendlier for the earth. A new line of flowerpots has just hit the market, and they're sure to draw the eyes...and wallets...of all those who do what they can to keep the earth clean and healthy.
    Distributed: 2007-12-13 10:48:00 | Word Count: 363 | Page Views: 3999 | Votes: 6 | Rating: 1.83
212.   All I Want For Christmas Is a New Roof? by Wesley Berry, AAF
    What are you wishing for this Christmas? One Ohio florist is getting a new roof that he hopes will not only be strong enough to withhold the weight of Santa Claus, but also to prevent any further rain from damaging his flower shop.
    Distributed: 2007-12-12 13:00:00 | Word Count: 443 | Page Views: 5454 | Votes: 6 | Rating: 1.67
213.   Aishwarya Rai And The Lotus Flower: Symbols Of India by Wesley Berry, AAF
    The lotus flower has been given a sacred place in Indian culture. It plays a huge role in the art and mythology there and has done so for centuries.
    Distributed: 2007-12-12 10:00:00 | Word Count: 423 | Page Views: 4972 | Votes: 21 | Rating: 2.19
214.   Administrative Professionals' Day Is Growing In Popularity by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Administrative Professionals' Day, formerly known as Secretary's Day, is always on the Wednesday of the last full week in April.
    Distributed: 2007-12-11 15:00:00 | Word Count: 776 | Page Views: 4081 | Votes: 7 | Rating: 2.57
215.   A Wedding Competition Worthy Of American Idol Status by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Past American Idol contestants Clay Aiken, Taylor Hicks, and Kelly Clarkson may have stood up to the pressures of the American Idol competition, but could they handle the stress of the Designer Wedding Challenge.
    Distributed: 2007-12-11 10:48:00 | Word Count: 392 | Page Views: 6782 | Votes: 20 | Rating: 1.85
216.   A Gift Of Flowers Is Better Than An X-Box by Wesley Berry, AAF
    One of today's hottest items, and among the most requested gifts, is the X-Box game system. Although video games are a lot of fun, the money it costs to buy an X-Box would be better spent on flowers. In fact, according to a study titled the Home Ecology of Flowers Study conducted for the Society of American Florists (SAF) Flower Promotion Organization (FPO), flowers have an amazing affect on those who include them in their lives.
    Distributed: 2007-12-10 16:12:00 | Word Count: 355 | Page Views: 3115 | Votes: 10 | Rating: 2.30
217.   A Fall Wedding For Jennifer Anniston And Vince Vaughn? by Wesley Berry, AAF
    After more than a year of neither publicly affirming nor denying their romantic relationship, Jennifer Anniston and Vince Vaughn are finally engaged.
    Distributed: 2007-12-10 14:36:00 | Word Count: 398 | Page Views: 5651 | Votes: 11 | Rating: 2.36
218.   Like Oprah Winfrey, More And More Women Are Starting Their Own Companies by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Oprah Winfrey is one of the best known businesswomen in America...perhaps even the world. But, according to a recent study conducted by the United States Government, the number of woman-owned businesses is on the rise.
    Distributed: 2006-10-03 10:36:00 | Word Count: 420 | Page Views: 3647 | Votes: 13 | Rating: 1.77
219.   Halloween Flowers Make The Holiday More Bootiful by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Halloween is an ancient holiday with many traditions. Children dress in costumes representing the latest characters to hit the big screen or in classic movie-monster garb. Adults throw costume parties with fabulously spooky decorations or gorgeous orange and black themes. It's all a great deal of fun, but one thing Halloween isn't is a holiday that's usually associated with flowers-but it should be!
    Distributed: 2006-09-29 10:00:00 | Word Count: 454 | Page Views: 3583 | Votes: 21 | Rating: 2.19
220.   Get Your Party Shaking Like Shakira's Hips With Flowers by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Shakira's hips won't be the only thing shaking this summer-with flowers your backyard parties can really shake, too! Flowers are the ultimate party decoration and accessory because they are so versatile. They can be used to decorate, as prizes, as party favors, and even as fashion accessories.
    Distributed: 2006-06-02 10:24:00 | Word Count: 462 | Page Views: 5978 | Votes: 18 | Rating: 1.89
221.   Baby Shower Flowers For Britney Spears by Wesley Berry, AAF
    Rumor has it that Britney Spears is expecting her second child. And, in the celebrity world, that's cause for an extravagantly fabulous baby shower!
    Distributed: 2006-05-30 11:24:00 | Word Count: 472 | Page Views: 4581 | Votes: 14 | Rating: 2.57

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