Top 10 Life Milestones to Celebrate

Milestones are markers along life’s road that show us we are on the right path. Celebrating is the passionate applause for reaching those milestones. As friends and family, we encourage and celebrate life passages and send cards, money, gifts, and even throw parties. Celebrating can be ceremonious or festive and flowers are usually part of the event, right along with food and fun!

1. Living Another YearBirthdays are celebrated because we want to acknowledge that we have lived another year. We mark the anniversary of the beginning of a life. We are joyous. We give gifts. We have cake and ice cream. And we blow out the candles and make a wish.

Flowers for Birthdays:
Birthday Fireworks – Colorful flowers with a Mylar balloon.

Birthday Flowers
2. GraduatingWhether it’s high school or college, graduating is earned by hard work. We honor those who strive to make the most of their lives through education and gifts are usually generous for the graduate! We send cards with money, flowers, and gifts from the heart, congratulating the graduate and letting them know we beleive in them.

Flowers for Graduates:
Cotton Candy – A fluffy cloud of pink and white flowers. A sweet gift.

Graduation Flowers
3. Starting a CareerWe know the difference between a job and a career. A job pays the bills. A career has opportunities, benefits, and an available path in which to grow. We tell everyone we know when we land a position that fits our interests and talents. The excitement of better pay and a bigger office is too much to keep to ourselves! And we are given applause. Cards. Flowers & gift baskets.

A Gift Basket for a New Career:
Gourmet Goodies – Have this delivered to the new office. Great for first days at work!

New Career Gift Basket
4. Getting MarriedSearching for true love is a romantic dream most of us share. Once we have found that special person we want to live our lives with, we celebrate in grand fashion. Planning a wedding can spiral out of control and deplete our bank accounts but they are often the celebrations of a lifetime. We want our wedding day to be perfect – surrounded by loved ones and friends in a beautiful setting with a meaningful ceremony. And in the background are flowers, making a glorious statement. That this is a big milestone!

Flowers for Weddings:

Wedding Flowers
5. Celebrating an AnniversaryMarriage is an investment we make in hopes of creating a life together that will last. We celebrate each anniversary with appreciation and, hopefully, growing love and respect. Most women appreciate a night out along with a gift and a classic bouquet of roses.

Flowers for Anniversaries:
Two Dozen Red Roses – Or choose roses in her favorite color!

Two Dozen Anniversay Roses
Two Dozen Anniversay Roses
6. Having a ChildBringing a child into the world is not only a milestone, but a miracle. We want to share gifts for the new arrival and the mother to celebrate, to prepare and to welcome. Sending flowers to the hospital is an easy way to be among the first to congratulate!

New Baby Flowers:
Baby’s First Wagon – We have new baby girl and new baby boy versions.

New Baby Gift - Baby's First Red Wagon
New Baby Gift of Flowers
7. Getting a PromotionWorking hard and living the American Dream is what we do. And when we are recognized for our hard work, we deserve a celebration! Congratulations cards and flowers are less common for this life milestone, but doubly appreciated.

Flowers for a Promotion:
Optimism – Share a feeling of well-being.

Garden of Optimism
Garden of Optimism
8. Buying a HomeBuying a home is like putting down roots. You are part of a community, you know where you will raise your children, you know exactly where your furniture will fit. First priority after unpacking? Throwing a celebration party!

Housewarming Flowers:
Twilight flower Basket – Gentle flowers to warm the hearth.

Housewarming Flowers
Housewarming Flowers
9. Starting a BusinessTaking that risk, beleiving in ourselves and a dream, that’s something we admire. We applaud the entrepreneurial spirit. We offer positive words and then we hold our breath. Send a good luck wish!

Flowers for a New Business:
Zen Artistry – Elegant and Confident.

New Business Best Wishes
Bold & Confident
10. RetiringA life of hard work, a family grown, a retirement planned. Now is the time to follow dreams and live at your own pace. Celebrate with family and friends.

Flowers for the Retiree:
Manhattan Magic – Live the Dream

Congratualtions, Retiree!
Retirement Best Wishes

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