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Injury healing well

So…….this is a personal message from Linda, the owner/operator of Anytime Flowers West Saint Paul, MN. Many people know this, but many more do not. I broke my dominant humerus bone just a week or so before Valentine’s Day, 2016. I snapped the shaft completely and then to make things really interesting, the two pieces …

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Designer of the Year – 2014

Well, I’m just about to head out to the great get-together, (Minnesota State Fair) to start judging all of the wonderful and creative designs submitted for this year’s competition. It’s so fun to see all of the remarkable talent from floral designers all over the state and interpreting their own vision of this year’s theme …

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Thanksgiving Centerpieces

Well, it’s that time of year again ~ a time of Thanksgiving for all of the many blessings we have received throughout the year. Getting together with friends and family is just an added blessing ~ uhm ~ and eating like pigs gone wild isn’t too bad either! Don’t forget the Thanksgiving Centerpiece though, what …

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A Personal Note From the President ~ Linda Pawlik, CFD, MNCF

My personal passion has always been working with fresh flowers. Finding new and creative ways to add an extra dimension to an already beautiful creation ~  the flower~ is a wonderful occupation. I wrote my first business plan when I was 13 years old, I just always wanted to be a florist. Starting Anytime Flowers …

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Flowers delivered to…..you might be surprised!

We often have people ask us how far away we can deliver flowers and they are usually pretty amazed at just far of a reach we have. Straight from our coolers to the recipient! Did you know that Anytime Flowers delivers flowers to the entire seven county metro area? We do ~ six days a …

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“I’m a funeral director, not a florist….”

Today was the last straw for me. I decided I at least have to write a post about this to get it off my chest. As I was delivering family floral pieces to a funeral home today, I sort of breezed past the funeral director as he was un-wrapping floral tributes that had been delivered. …

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Anytime Flowers Thanksgiving Centerpieces

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, only two weeks – yum – TURKEY!! We have quite a few designs planned for all of your needs from a small basket of fall flowers to the most graceful bounty, a  Thanksgiving centerpiece featuring pheasant feathers and deep jewel tones. Be sure to place your orders early for …

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International Day of Peace is Sept 21, 2010

International Day of Peace. When you first read that, the mind immediately conjures  scenes of battlefields and soldiers. The meaning can so much deeper, though. As individuals with our own complicated sets of relationships, we each have one, two, or many conflicts that harbour feelings of angst. Small jelousies, angry arguments, or even stubborn differences of opinion …

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Grandparents Day is September 12, 2010

In an earlier post, I wrote about my memories of fishing with my grandpa. My two sets of grandparents, who are now all deceased, ahd important impacts on my life. Some of my very fondest memories of childhood revolve around them. Those memories are something that cannot ever be replaced. Sadly, I can’t recall ever …

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Patriot Day – Sept. 11th

  In remembering our fallen heroes of conflicts back through the decades, we have always set aside a day as a nation to celebrate our military heroes. This is good and right. Since that fateful day we all know as 9/11, our understanding of the designation “patriot” was broadened. In a truly bizarre and devastating …

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