Make a Difference Day in Atlanta

Make a Difference Day is October 28th in Atlanta. It is always held on the fourth Saturday of October. This is a nationally recognized day of service where volunteers across the country unite to work on various projects and make a difference in the lives of individuals, families, and groups. If you are looking for a way to get involved, Make a Difference Day has a website where you can search by city and state or zip code to find something in your area. There are even projects that include children so you can start them off early thinking about how they can make a difference in the lives of others. It's also an ideal day to recognize someone else or an organization that is making a difference by gifting them with a special flower arrangement or bouquet. Our Thank You and Appreciation Collection offers a way to show that you value what others are doing in making a difference. Plus, you are also making a difference by encouraging others with your special gift. Here are some ideas for Make a Difference Day gifts: The SUNBURST BOUQUET includes sunflowers, green mini hydrangeas, orange Asiatic lilies, green hypericum, green button poms, [...]

It’s Homecoming Time in Atlanta

The start of the school brings one of the biggest events of the year. Homecoming is a special weekend of social fun for high schoolers all over the country, including Atlanta high schools. This is when alumni are welcomed back and often take part in the big Friday night football game. The next night is always the Homecoming dance. To help you get ready for the Atlanta High School homecoming dances, our Atlanta flower shop has a line of homecoming flowers for homecoming corsages and homecoming boutonnieres. There are many reasons to choose our Atlanta flower shop for your homecoming flowers. Carithers offers a great selection of corsages and boutonnieres that reflect today's hottest trends and complement the current fashion among teen semi-formal and formal dresses. Each offers a unique look and design, including fresh, premium flowers like roses and orchids. You can also select from a range of colors and accents. We also offer custom designs for homecoming flowers that can match your dress and tux pairing. Since it is created just for you, there won't be anyone else at the homecoming dance with the same corsage or boutonniere. Call us to discuss your ideas and then schedule a [...]

October is the Month for Holidays and Events

While October might be known for Halloween on October 31st, there are many other special days and celebrations throughout the month that deserve your attention. These are great opportunities to get in touch with friends, family, colleagues, and clients. These include Bosses Day on October 16th, Sweetest Day on October 21st, and Mother-in-Law Day on October 22nd. If you are looking for gifts for all of these, including Halloween, or even some decor for the fall season, consider us your source for great October holiday decor. Here are some ideas for each special day this month. First, National Bosses Day is also National Bosses Week, so you have all next week to deliver something great for your boss. Whether you see them every day or you work virtually, this is the time to show them you appreciate their leadership and direction. THE FLIGHTS OF FANCY' is a tropical arrangement with birds of paradise in a vase. Or, you can select from a number of gift baskets, such as the FLOWERS, FRUIT, & CHOCOLATE! GIFT BASKET. It combines fresh flowers with fresh fruit and a box of chocolates. Then, there is the Sweetest Day. This is a great time to tell [...]

Breast Cancer Awareness in Atlanta

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month across the country. For those of us in Atlanta, we have a deep connection with fighting this disease. All of us know someone that has dealt with breast cancer because it is such a large-spread type of cancer. Here in Atlanta, we have many ways that we are raising awareness for breast cancer so that we can educate and collect money for further research. To get you involved, here are some of the ways you can participate during the month of October in Breast Cancer Awareness: There is the Atlanta Two-Day Walk for Breast Cancer produced by It's the Journey. Making Strides is another organization that has numerous events planned throughout Atlanta. Many Atlanta restaurants are also offering special meals where proceeds will go to breast cancer organizations. Of course, one of the largest organizations in the nation dedicated to fighting breast cancer is the Susan G. Komen Foundation. They have many events, including a race, scheduled in October to help raise money and awareness. Other groups also have some great events planned, including Sisters By Choice and ACTIVE's 13th Annual Pink Ribbon Walk. Even the Atlanta Braves are getting involved with a Breast [...]