With over 30% of Brits admitting their mother is the most important person in their life and half coming to realise they are indeed turning into their mums, it's no surprise we don't scrimp around Mother's Sunday. If we let figures speak for themselves, it becomes quite evident what an important meaning we ascribe to this celebration – every year, we send over 30 million Happy Mother's Day cards and spend one and a half billion pounds on flowers and presents such as jewellery, beauty products, and gardening tools.
Tag - holidays
Ah, it’s the most wonderful time of the year. Yes, we know it’s January. And, no, this is not an old post. Holidays are not coming, they are over. Finally. Now’s the time to queue at shopping centres trying to cash in the reindeer cushions, renew your gym membership, and roll your eyes at all […]
With the gardens properly prepped for winter, there is little to do but reminisce in the cozy light of the fireplace… The garden will need a ton of work in the spring, but until then:
Plants such as holly, ivy, and mistletoe had been used in celebrations long before the advent of Christianity and the Christmas celebrations we know today. Evergreens were used to ward off evil spirits and celebrate new growth during the Winter Solstice Festival as early as ancient times.
Outdoor Christmas decorations are key in creating cheerful and festive ambiance during the holiday season. Whether you’re going all out, making your house and garden the envy of the street with elaborate light designs and displays, or your just want to welcome your guests with a simple hand-made wreath and some soft candle glow, we […]