For many, Thanksgiving is the best holiday of the year. After all, there is great food, being around friends and family, a four-day weekend for most, acceptable nap time, and football. Plus, the weather is typically not too cold yet so there’s plenty of outdoor activities. Food, fun, friends, and family with no expectations of gifts. It’s a great and inclusive holiday and we here at Nanz and Kraft Florist love it as well. In fact, we’ve written many posts about the Thanksgiving holiday and we’ve collected them all here for you. Discover tips on decorating, hostess gifts, centerpieces that wow, and more!
November’s the time of year when we’re focused on spending time with friends and family and thinking about all the things for which we’re grateful. If you’ve been invited to a loved one’s home for Thanksgiving or Friendsgiving, this year, don’t forget to show your gratitude with a hostess gift.
If you’re traveling over hill and dale this Thanksgiving to spend the holiday in someone else’s home, you’re in good company. Last year, 50 million people did the same, traveling at least 50 miles to gather around the table with the ones they love.
One of Thanksgiving’s most enduring symbols is the cornucopia, an expression of the harvest that came from Greek mythology. While in that case, it was a goat horn that Zeus accidentally broke off, today the cornucopia is typically represented as a basket full of the fruits of the season’s harvest.
Every person has their own special thoughts and memories about Thanksgiving, Everyone has a different reason that the holiday is meaningful to them. And when it comes to hosting the Thanksgiving dinner, each person has their own style of decorating their home to warmly invite their guests.
Thanksgiving signifies the beginning of a special and memorable time of year. No matter what food we share, which home we gather in, or which football team we root for – we look forward to celebrating Thanksgiving all year.
If you’re ready to build yourself a true Fall tablescape, you’ve come to the right place. Nanz & Kraft Florists is offering our top tips on how to create a dining table that presents a feast for the eyes as much as it does for the mouth. Tablescapes take their cue from the centerpiece you choose.
You may have never actually thought about the connection between ancient Greece and your modern-day Louisville Thanksgiving, but there most definitely is one. The cornucopia, or horn of plenty, has a long and colorful history, spanning thousands of years.
Thanksgiving is a holiday steeped in tradition, from centuries ago to the present day. History tells us that the original Thanksgiving took place in 1621 when settlers from England met with Indians over food to celebrate a successful harvest.
If you’re one of the lucky people to have been invited to a Friendsgiving celebration, get ready to have a good time. This approach to Thanksgiving has been gaining traction in recent years, and with it comes a whole new set of traditions to blend in with the old.
Thanksgiving ushers in the start of the holiday season. With it comes a relaxing four-day holiday weekend that begins with a veritable feast of turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, and other traditional favorites. Overflowing with all the abundance of autumn, Thanksgiving affords us the opportunity to express gratitude for all of the blessings in our lives.
Show your Thanksgiving hosts your sincere thanks this year by offering them a professionally crafted fall floral bouquet or centerpiece to enjoy and display this holiday season. Food, family, friends, and fall flowers – what a winning combination!
Want to make a great first impression this upcoming holiday season? Start with a wreath. Our favorite circle of greenery ever is one of the classic emblems of the season, and also one of the first pieces of decor you can put up in advance of the holidays without feeling like you’re rushing them.