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Say It With Fresh Flowers!

I am in a "flowery mode'" tonight, yes, I am going to talk about flowers and something related to it.  In my ten years of marriage, I have only received flowers twice from my husband.  The first bouquet of flowers from him is during our wedding day.... and the second time I received another bouquet was the time after I delivered our first baby son in the hospital.  Yes, these are the only two times I received flowers throughout our ten years of marriage!  :)

Ever since his demise which was more than 16 years ago, I lost count of how many bouquets of flowers I have received.  LOL... Yes, I am not kidding, it is quite humorous actually.  Oh,  do not misunderstand, the flowers I received do not imply that I have a special lover or a number of boyfriends.  Flowers can be expressed and given as a gift by anyone, be it our own family members, our children, our best friends, colleagues... anyone, not necessary a special boyfriend or lover.

Do you agree when I say not all of us can express ourselves with words? Many of us cannot express our feelings face-to-face, right? So what other better solution than revealing our emotions with flowers? Yes, fresh flowers is a lovely choice to give to our love ones..  That is why the phrase, ‘say it with flowers’ is apt for one reason,  they help to express someone’s love for another person in such a way that whoever’s receiving them is usually overcome with joy.  
 
Special occasions like birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, engagements, valentine's, baby showers', Mother's day etc, all these moments are an opportune time for us to express love and celebration with one another.  

Some of the bouquets I received...
Bouquet made of dark chocolates for my birthday!
 I love this red roses, special ordered online by my friend from Singapore... 
Indeed a very memorable occasion...
Mother's Day!


I received not one but two bouquets!
How blessed I am......


Flowers are for all occasions, right?

There is no special gender to receive flowers, 
They can be given to men or ladies alike...
Mother's Day is coming in another month or so...
I wouldn't mind receiving another bouquet like the above...
Or perhaps I could send one to my own MOM!
She loves fresh flowers too!!

Comments

  1. Lol...speed reading....I saw was ROM... (mom)...thought buying for son's ROM :p

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  2. Good for you, I've never received any flowers before, hehe!!! =]

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    1. You are still young... lots of opportunities ahead.. hahaha..

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  3. Eh you receive more flowers than me leh.. I never received or hold any flowers since my wedding in 2009.. The other day I was joking with my female colleagues saying next year maybe I should buy my own bouquet of flowers and send it back to myself to the office without the sender's name *cheeky*

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    1. I was like you.. only wedding flowers and delivery flowers when hubby still alive.. now old already, more flowers cos my friends like to send to make me happy.. hahaha..

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  4. I would rather receive...FOOD! :D
    Brings to mind this parody of one of my favourite songs:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TWsF6wpA4HU

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    1. I prefer the romantic Barbara's version of You dont bring me flowers, anymore.. this one is comedy! hahahaa...

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  5. oh, the first photo, Claire you looked like Faye Wong when you were younger!! haiyoh, no wonder can sing so well, people who look like that all have angelic voice ke?? hehehe, so is this considered my "virtual flower" to you?? :p

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    1. wahhhh.. is that a compliment? Ok, chiew sart... now where got angelic voice.. as we grow, the voice also become older... sigh...

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  6. Happy that you have received a few bouquets of flowers from different ocassions. Ocasssions like Mother's Day I prefer celebrate with food than with flowers.

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  7. Nice photos there!

    I love flowers too, especially tulips~

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    1. Tulips in Germany! I like all flowers but too bad they wither fast...

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  8. Err... actually do all girls like flowers? Should i get some for my mom too? lol

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    1. Your mom will not be able to sleep whole night then.. hahahaa.

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  9. OK la... I buy u flowers on your birthday. LOL

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    1. I won't keep this at heart... even if you dont send, I will understand.. LOL...

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  10. I like flowers in the garden. Lovely photos of you with flowers.

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    1. Especially given by their special ones.. hehee.

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  12. I think my sister has sent me more flowers than my husband, honestly. Surprise flowers are the best. She sent me some one time after a hard week, and they came as a complete surprise that made me cry. I think that those are the most meaningful- the ones that aren't sent because of an occasion or because it's the "thing" to do- but flowers sent just because someone is thinking about you. Of course, a chocolate bouquet could be sent any time and I'd be ok with that! :)

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    1. Yes, I agree with you, it is not necessary to wait for a special day to deliver flowers.. they can more or less brighten up the day... :)

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  13. yea, good idea! I should send some flowers to my mum! She might love it.

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