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Love: Thanksgiving 2016

- The Wampanoag Indians known also Massasoit or Wôpanâak ( "Easterners" or literally "People of the Dawn) shared an autumn harvest feast in 1621 with the Plymouth colonists. It is generally accepted amongst citizens today that this was the first Thanksgiving feast and one in which we continue to celebrate today...some dispute it occurred nearly two decades later, but some original documents prove the 1621 gathering.  - We wanted to do some research on the plants and procedures of those Wampanoag people and what we could continue to learn from them and carry on in tradition and respect. We learned that burning sage, sweetgrass, and other aromatic plants were used amongst the women.  - Sage is available in our shop along with many...

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We were fooled by "FALL"

The sun is still bright and hurts. Can the sun possibly portray sadness instead of joy? Our hearts need the shade and the breeze. We believe it turned the corner today with less than 90 degrees. We hope, we hope, we hope. Fingers crossed, fingers crossed, fingers crossed. Sorry to complain about the weather: we are grateful for the sun and all it affords us, truly.  Our shop is full of succulents and cacti to reflect the sun back into orbit and give off cool inside and out. Come take a look for yourself. Absorb what they absorb. See what they see. Feel what they feel. We receive new shapes and sizes daily and weekly to add to our collection...

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The Wrap Subscription: Secret Formula

We are in full fall mode here at the shop. With the change of seasons the flowers and branches we are privileged to enjoy shift in their look, feel, and fragrance. Every week it seems something surprises us and gives us a new hope for the days and week ahead. We wanted to share this with our clients... The Wrap Subscription is our little formula, our extra high-high five, our little gift to the world to share that same injection of hope and love for the week. Whether that is 8 or 18 stems of various flowers, branches, or foliage it is the weekly or monthly gift dreams are made of. Who doesn't need a regular flower delivery to change...

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Phoenix New Times: Featured Teresa Wilson

Teresa Wilson at home.  This week our chieftain Teresa Wilson was featured in a lovely article  "Inside Camelback Flowershop Owner Teresa Wilson's Cozy Phoenix Ranch House" by Cristen Pennington. Teresa was able to showcase her incredible "war room",  Fortoul Collection, and share her story of the flowershop being written in the stars. We are so excited to share all her insights with our beloved desert residents.  Here are some of our favorite shots and favorite quotes:  Fortoul Brothers 2016 1. Wilson recognizes the significance of creating a warm and welcoming environment in her shop, so she invests in her employees and trains them to maintain that sensibility. “Talk to everyone who comes through the door as though they’re walking into your living...

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Accompanying the Shadows: Fall

The sun is crashing down so much faster these days. Our shop is filled with shadows cast by the changing scene out in the atmosphere. This gives us a fresh perspective on our designing and reminds us of our favorite fall blooms. Echinacea pods, Magnolia leaves, and the deep rich Ninebark (plum leaves) are keeping enhancing the life of shadows in our shop this season.  Echinacea Pods (Cone Flower) Magnolia Leaves Ninebark (Plum leaves) Come in this week and embrace the new light. If you are in a hurry remember our curbside delivery service...tis the season. Don't forget fresh flower happy hour where many of these stems will be available for purchase. Additionally, the fall blooms will be collected for...

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