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Holiday Gift Guide: Send a Holiday Ornament

The holidays can magnify the sadness you feel after a death, whether it's a recent loss or many years later. To support a loved one who is celebrating Christmas without a loved one, we have created this “Send a Holiday Ornament” package. Full product details:Angel ornament: The ornament is hand made in the Philippines of capiz shell, which is a mollusk and brass. << BUY THIS PACKAGE NOW >>

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Holiday Gift Guide: Send Coziness

One of the hardest things about the Coronavirus pandemic is that we can’t all be together in the ways that we normally do – especially around the holidays. Connect with the people you can’t see this year with this cute and cozy package. Complete contents of package:Pudus Slipper Socks: Pudus™ inspire coziness, comfort, fun and joy wherever you are, and wherever you go. With an elevated level of softness, Pudus™ provide comfort at every step, with extra-fluffy sherpa lining and adjustable sizes. Wrap your feet in comfort and style. “Love Heart” from Venture Imports: Hand carved from one piece of soapstone with a machete then wet-sanded smooth. Some remain their natural stone color and others are dyed bright colors and...

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Thanking Our Local Hospital Heroes

This week is National Nurses Week, and to thank some of these brave men and women, we donated 25 of our “Send to Thank a Frontline Hero” packages to a local hospital.  We delivered them this morning to the ICU nurses at a hospital in the hardest-hit area of Westchester County, which is where we live.    Our mother was a nurse and we know firsthand what a special breed they are.  Compassion, strength, intelligence, kindness and courage seem to be their universal traits.  This Coronavirus pandemic have forced these nurses to risk their lives to protect the lives of others.  They are “heroes” in its truest definition.  So we wanted to do something to give them a boost …...

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Items to Put in a Gift Basket for Mom

Mother's Day is always a bittersweet celebration for us.  We lost our mom to cancer in 2012, and having to pause and be thankful for the blessing of a mother when she is not here is quite painful.  But on the other hand, we ourselves are mothers to six amazing kids between us, so taking a moment of celebration for the beauty of that is definitely a happy and necessary event.  At Beyond Flowers and Food, all of our gift packages are hand picked by us with the recipients' needs at the center of our selections.  We're highlighting two of our favorite gift ideas for mom below, but you can find our complete list of Mother's Day Gift Ideas in our Uplifting...

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Angel Ornaments

Angel ornaments are a thoughtful addition to anyone's Christmas tree. But an angel ornament is especially meaningful if it's there as a reminder of a loved one who has died. When a loved one passes away, you want to feel like they are still close to you.  Even though they’re not visible, you have a strong desire to feel their presence. Angels are mentioned in the Bible, but even if you’re not a person of faith, angels are widely thought of as symbols of that space between heaven and earth. An angel ornament is the perfect gesture to support a grieving friend - it's a symbolically simple, beautiful and tangible reminder of hope and faith.  The holidays can be an especially...

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