Oopsie Daisy Flowers & Gifts, Carlisle

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'Tis Almost the Season

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Now that Halloween is behind us, Christmas is definitely fast approaching! This is the time of year where I work less on weddings and start to focus on preparing for the busy period which is due to be busier than ever.   I launched my Christmas products last week on the website so do take a look as there’s lots to choose from with different ideas to send as festive gifts such as the traditional flower basket or the Santa flower crate! Or treat yourself to a fresh flower arrangement the centrepiece of your Christmas table.    Holly and spruce wreaths will be available from 1 st December, pre-order yours so you don’t miss out. In the mean time I’ll be super busy wiring materials in advance to be able to decorate the wreaths ready for you to buy the finished product!   This year we have two Christmas Flower Workshops Great Orton Village Hall – Sunday 9 th December 1.30-3.30pm Currock House Community Centre – Tuesday 11 th December 6.30-8.30pm Come along to decorate your very own spruce door wreath and create a festive table centrepiece. £35 per person which includes all materials to make both items plus tea,...
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Mothering Sunday

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  Every year in spring time the majority of us will buy our mums a present to celebrate Mothers Day. Traditionally flowers are given to Mums and Grandmas but have you ever stopped to think how this tradition came to be?     Laetare Sunday (the fourth Sunday of lent) was traditionally a day of relaxation from normal Lenten rigours; a day of hope with Easter at last within sight, also servants were released from service for the day to visit their mother church (home/local church) When young people in service were given this rare day off just as the wild spring flowers were beginning to bloom, they would be collected as they waked home and given to their Mother's whilst they were home to attend church. This would become an annual custom and would eventually be what we know as Mothering Sunday/Mothers Day.     Other countries would come to adopt this practice but most European countries and the United States celebrate in May. However Great Britain has stuck to our heritage and it remains a religious holiday - which is why it changes date from year to year, unlike father's day which is always the third Sunday in June....
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Oopsie Daisy Flowers & Gifts, Carlisle - Opening Times
Opening times:
Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri 9am to 5pm
Wed, Sat 9am to 12pm
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