Embrace the season!

With 10 inches of snow on the ground and temperatures dipping below zero at night, it sure feels as though Christmas is just around the corner but in reality it is still Autumn and Thanksgiving is next week.  Each year it is seems as though we are in a bigger rush to get to Christmas…

Homecoming 2014

As I mentioned in my previous post, it’s the season for celebrating high school homecomings. It’s a timeless tradition as the hometown football team takes on a local rival team and tries to earn the title of defeat! Here in Forest Lake we are fired up and celebrating all week long leading up to our…

Autumn is in the air

As much as I hate to see summer gone and over…I do love the cool October nights and the chance to put on big comfy sweatshirts and warm fuzzy socks! I also Love, with a capital “L” the décor and the festive look of this beautiful season! As if the ever changing leaves from the…

…back to school…

Today marks 2 full weeks under our belts for back to school, at least for us Minnesotans who live in and around the Twin Cities (some schools have been back in session for a few weeks or more)! With 9 days of school done and over, we are slowing but surely getting back into routine….

One Stop Shop

In the world today, your options are endless…endless in gift buying, decorating your home, recipes, DIY projects, crafting, photography, your wedding and so much more! The internet has opened us up to a world we never new possible. You can google anything your little heart desires and even if you don’t know what it is…

Summer Time Fun

I would definitely say I’m a self proclaimed “social butterfly” and wouldn’t miss a chance to chat with friends or for that matter meet and make new friends! I’m the type of person you will most likely find chatting in places like the line at the super market, the pickup/drop off line at school, definitely…

Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is a celebration honoring mothers and motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society. It is celebrated on various days in many parts of the world, most commonly in spring. The celebration of Mother’s Day began in the United States in the early 20th century. With Mother’s Day falling in the…

Breath of fresh air!!

As I mentioned in my last post, the greenhouse is now open!!! You can only imagine the excitement , joy and the amount of smiles we are seeing on people’s faces when they get a glimpse of the bright fresh flowers blooming with envy! When you walk through Forest Lake Floral’s greenhouse, it literally puts…

Spring is here!

Yes, on Thursday, March 20 Spring arrived. Our days are getting longer, birds are starting to return and we start longing to plant our gardens! Tomorrow marks the first day the greenhouse at Forest Lake Floral will open its doors for the season. Now, that doesn’t mean we are stocked with our garden annuals and…

Creatively Type A

Yup, this is me – spot on! Oh my poor husband, there have been many of days that the latter of this quote has been oh so true!! Being Type A can be a blessing or a curse – depending on the situation – to an employer or to your significant other!  Having a competitive,…