Thank you, everyone! We love Palm Springs!

What a wonderful Valentine’s Day! We love our community, and need to thank you.  We’ll call it my “Academy Awards speech” post. First I’d like to thank my agent…

Well no.  First we have to thank our designers, our amazing staff and everyone who came to pitch in on this incredibly busy day.  Also an extra big thank you to Alan, who drives to and from Los Angeles to fetch beautiful blooms for our arrangements, and then sets to work creating what can only be described as fine art with flowers.

And who could forget the captain of the ship – Gregory – keeping us all on course, ship-shape and sailing towards Mother’s Day.

But most of all it’s you; our clients, friends, families and fans who keep us doing what we do. Thank you for your support, Desert Cities! We’re so proud to be YOUR Little Flower Shop! We love you!

Be well, and love well.

-My Little Flower Shop

We are YOUR little flower shop too!

We are YOUR little flower shop too!

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Last Minute Valentine’s Day Gifts

We hope you don’t need this post because ideally you’ve called us, and we’ve taken care of beautiful flowers, candy and a gift for your Valentine. (You can still call, do it now. 760-778-7111) BUT …what if you <gasp> waited until it was too late to get flowers? (Yikes! don’t do that! Call us now!)  If all the stores are closed, what’s a lover to do? Have no fear, try these three standbys from your local 24 hour drugstore or grocery. They have many items that look great with the right paper and bows.

1) Chocolate: nothing beats a big Toblerone bar. Tie a big red ribbon around the gold triangular package, and it’s welcome anywhere

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By WestportWiki (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

2) Wine or spirits: many grocery stores are stocking decent wine selections these days. Go for a producer you know in the $10+ price range. Insider tip- check the sale flyer in the front of the store- all their wine & liquor sales info is there, and you could score a great deal.

3) For the Valentine who doesn’t like chocolate or wine, check out the natural/organic skin care area, specifically hand lotion. Nine times out of ten there will be pretty, high-end looking scented lotion in the $8-10 range. Go for an herbal scent like lavender or lemon verbena over the berry stuff.

Whatever you choose, definitely hit up the gift wrap aisle, or if you’re super smart, buy some gift bags at the dollar store and put then on your car trunk for emergencies.  And of course, if you’re reading this in advance, as we’ve mentioned, your very best bet is to call us now and let us put together a beautiful arrangement and box of chocolates for you.  We can be reached at 760-778-7111.

Good luck romancing tomorrow!

Be well, and love well

-Dinah

My Little Flower Shop is the premier Palm Springs florist. We have been providing the finest flowers and event services for weddings, parties and delivery in the Desert Cities since 2010. 

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Tomorrow Is Valentine’s Day! Flower Advice From The Pros

Thanks to The Desert Sun/ http://www.MyDesert.com for the great interview & video!