Presenting a loved one with a bouquet of freshly picked flowers expresses more thoughtfulness than giving them a fistful of uprooted grass or gently blowing dandelion seeds in their face while they sleep. Exemplify the finer points of plant giving with today's Groupon: for $19, you get $40 worth of flowers and gifts from FromYouFlowers.com.
FromYouFlowers.com graces front stoops across the country with gourmet gift baskets and exquisite floral arrangements that earned them CNBC's top pick in overall quality and price for roses in 2010. Toast Dad with a Samuel Adams Hoppy Father's Day basket ($33.99), a decidedly masculine basket stuffed with suds-lover novelties such as a keychain, a hat, and a jar of Bavarian Noble hop flowers; summer barbeque essentials including a Boston lager pint glass, wood grilling planks, and spice rub; and TV-ready snackables such as nuts and dried fruit, easily rehydrated in a frothy glass of brew. Fathers versed in one-upmanship can experience the joy of receiving more freshly baked goodies than Mom this year with a 5-pound tin of cookies and brownies ($50.99), including kosher chocolate-chunk, peanut-butter, and macadamia-and-white-chip cookies, and brownies in flavors such as pecan, cheesecake, and the seminal New Wave blondie. Citrus-themed knock-knock jokes make a fragrant comeback with the Orange You Glad We're Friends arrangement budding with sienna-hued roses, lilies, and carnations ($42.49 for a regular). FromYouFlowers.com rescues forgetful offspring and grand offspring with same-day arrangements orders up until 3 p.m., ensuring no father suffers the disappointment of the last-minute tie constructed from old Starburst wrappers.
At FromYouFlowers.com, seasoned florists transform thoughtfulness into colorful bouquets that signify love, friendship, and pride that earn accolades from the likes of CNBC. Cheery orange tulips and pink gerbera daisies trumpet thank-yous and congratulations from elegant vases, and red roses make an ideal complement to romantic dinner dates and horse-drawn bus rides. Festive add-ons such as teddy bears and chocolates accent bouquets with greetings that range from huggable to edible. Many flowers can be shipped the same day they’re ordered, allowing shoppers to surprise love ones with beautiful blooms whenever the desire strikes. To help shoppers connect with far-flung friends, the service shuttles foliage to all 50 U.S. states, plus more than 160 countries, and lunar colonies.