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Have you ordered flowers for Mother’s Day yet?

Sunday, May 5th, 2013

Mother’s Day is coming up very fast … Sunday, May 12, to be precise.

So, if you haven’t yet placed your flower order for Mom, now is a good time to do so. The longer you wait, the more expensive roses and other fresh flowers tend to become.

Northern Pacific Railway Mother's Day card 1915

Mother’s Day card 1915

Here’s some interesting trivia about Mother’s Day in the United States:

  • It is celebrated each year on the second Sunday in May. This year, that is May 12.
  • This holiday tradition was established by Anna Jarvis in 1908.
  • Mother’s Day became an official U.S. holiday in 1914.
  • Anna Jarvis later detested the holiday’s commercialization and spent the rest of her life attempting to remove it from the calendar.
  • Carnations have come to represent Mother’s Day since Anna Jarvis delivered 500 of them at the first celebration in 1908.
  • This holiday generates a significant portion of the U.S. jewelry industry’s annual revenue in the form of custom gifts and rings.
  • For Mother’s Day, Americans spend approximately $2.6 billion on flowers, $1.53 billion on pampering gifts (e.g. spa treatments), and another $68 million on greeting cards!

So, be sure to order your flower(s) for Mom now! 🙂

 


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