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What to Send Instead of Flowers or Food

Our mission at Beyond Flowers and Food is to offer unique and thoughtful gift packages for life’s toughest times. We (Beth and Katie, sisters and co-founders) came up with this idea after losing our mom suddenly and unexpectedly to cancer a few years ago. In the days and weeks that followed her death, we were inundated with flowers and catered food. And while we so appreciated the gestures and felt so touched by the support, we felt badly when the flowers died and the food went uneaten.In the years that followed, we found ourselves in this same predicament many times, where we wanted to support a friend or family member that is struggling but there were no gifting solutions out...

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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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What to Send to a Frontline Hero

Amid the Covid-19 outbreak, doctors, nurses, police, firemen, grocery store employees and other frontline workers are risking their lives to protect the lives of others.They are “heroes” in its truest definition.Rally around these courageous people by sending them something to make them smile and feel motivated. Full Product Details(Female Gift Package) WonderWoman Socks from SuperHeroStuff.com: Knee-high socks that feature a Wonder Woman design, decorated with stars and colored in her iconic colors of red, yellow and blue. The socks a feature a small red cape hanging from the back.(Male Gift Package) Superman Crew Socks With Cape from SuperHeroStuff.com: These 80% cotton, 17% polyester, and 3% spandex Superman Crew Socks With Cape make your feet appear to be DC Comics' Man...

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Get Well Gifts for Men

It can be hard to determine what to put in a "get well gift" for men. What do you send to a male friend who’s sick or recovering from a surgery? Our gift package has a mix of comforting items designed to help him heal, as well as playful items meant to bring a smile to his face. Full Product Details:Cabin Throw Blanket from Kanata: The Cabin Throw is made from our single-layer Soft Touch Velura™ and features the timeless look of buffalo check. It is a medium-weight, super soft blanket that is very versatile. 100% polyester, 60”x70”. Machine wash for easy care. Cold wash by itself.Superman Crew Socks With Cape from SuperHeroStuff.com: These 80% cotton, 17% polyester, and 3%...

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Breast Cancer Gift Idea

Want to send a breast cancer gift to a friend who has received a diagnosis or is going through treatment? Our breast cancer gift package delivers a message of strength that they can display in their home and wear to encourage them each day. Full Product Details:“Fight On” Wood Sign: This mini piece offers a vibrant and daily reminder for any woman you love to be bold, be strong, and fight on. A perfect gift of encouragement for tough times and those reaching for their dreams. Design showcases the natural grain pattern of the wood, so each piece has its own unique character. Each piece comes predrilled for easy hanging. Made with FSC®-Mix Certified wood. 4” x 4”.Rose Quartz Drop...

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