Administrative Professionals Appreciation

Administrative professionals appreciation

During World War II, the need arose for administrative personnel who could lend their skills and expertise to the general economy. Before long, the National Secretaries’ Association formed to recognize these hard-working individuals and the contributions they made to our nation’s commerce. Now known collectively as Administrative Professionals, these skilled individuals help businesses and organizations everywhere run efficiently, contributing to the overall success of the business and to the national economy at large. As we approach Administrative Professionals Week, Billy Heroman’s Flowers & Gifts has some excellent suggestions designed to show your administrative professionals appreciation for the work they do every day.  Continue reading

Seasonal Spring Flowers

spring flowers

Baton Rouge doesn’t have the cold winters that many parts of the country experience, but we still look forward to the new season with anticipation. Beautiful spring days, before the heat of summer sets in, are carefree and sunny. And the bright flowers of springtime exhibit some of the most vivid colors we’ll see all year. At Billy Heroman’s Flowers, we love creating the spring bouquets that will revitalize the ambiance of any home or office, and remind us all of the promise and optimism of the season.

The earliest flowers of spring are generally the crocus (which blooms even in snow in northern states) and the daffodil – two quintessential harbingers of springtime.  Continue reading

Floral Design Day – Meet Robert

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Floral Design Day was instituted in 1995, in honor of Carl Rittner, founder of the School of Floral Design in Boston. Rittner is considered by many to be the “father of floral design” and was one of the very first to recognize the work done in this industry as a legitimate art form. His legacy and vision have influenced thousands of professionals through the years. On the day he is remembered, we’d like to introduce you to one of our floral designers, Robert, who has been with Billy Heroman’s Flowers since the 1970’s. Although he took breaks over the years, he always returned – and he is here to stay.  Continue reading

Cover Baton Rouge with Kindness

kindness

John Wesley once said, “Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as ever you can.” On February 17th, we all have a great reason to do all the good we can- for Random Act of Kindness Day. Billy Heroman’s Flowers is your go-to source in Baton Rouge for excellent ideas for flowers and gifts that will help to share the happiness. Let our team work with you to inspire compassion and generosity, on this and every day.
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National Wedding Month

National Wedding MonthNational Wedding Month is celebrated in February, as romance is in the air and nuptials are on people’s minds. While June, August, and September represent months when the most wedding ceremonies are performed in the United States, February holds its own as an iconic month in the wedding industry, for many reasons. Are you planning a Baton Rouge wedding? Regardless of the month in which your wedding is to take place, take a few minute now to relax and enjoy the process.  Billy Heroman’s Flowers & Gifts is your one-stop source for flowers for every stage of romance.

That’s A Lot of Wedding Cake! Each year in the U.S., 2.4 million weddings are celebrated. That represents an average of 6,200 weddings per day.
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Get Well Flowers

get well flowers

Flowers are often given for happy occasions – birthdays, anniversaries and as congratulations for achievements. But floral designs are also the perfect way to cheer up those in your life who may be sick or recovering from an injury. In fact, recent studies have shown that receiving a bouquet of flowers has an immediate effect on happiness and contentment levels. Therefore, if someone you love is feeling a bit under the weather, get well flowers from Billy Heroman’s Flowers and Gifts is sure to make them feel better. Continue reading

Bouquets and Flowers for the New Year

flowers for the New YearThe New Year represents a fresh slate, a new opportunity. There is a so much hope, optimism, and possibility! No matter how you choose to usher in 2017, the floral designers at Billy Heroman’s Flowers have come up with the perfect flowers for the New Year.

The reason why white flowers are so popular at weddings is because they represent the promise of a brand new beginning. For the same reason, they are often used to create gorgeous New Year’s arrangements. There is just something pure and innocent about January 1, like a fresh snowfall. Continue reading

Sapphire Birthstone Bouquets

sapphire birthstone

When it comes to sending birthday bouquets, you can be inspired by many things. From the celebrant’s favorite flower to the official flower of the month, there are many meaningful ways to send your love at this special times. One of our favorite ways to create bouquets for birthdays is to be inspired by the birthstone; and in September, that means imagining floral representations of the sapphire. Sapphire birthstone arrangements are truly unique and memorable – just like the people receiving them. The floral designers at Billy Heroman’s would love to help you to honor all of the September birthday honorees with our gorgeous floral bouquets.

Sapphire birthstone Our Shades of Sapphire Birthday Bouquet is specially designed to depict the beauty of the September birthstone. Blue hydrangea is paired with white roses and the exotic look of blue thistle. Clear crystals and blue and white decorative elements finish off this extravagant design which highlights the brilliance of the sapphire birthstone.

Sapphires are called the “celestial stone” because since antiquity they have been thought to bring heavenly blessings down to those who owned one. It is a stone of wisdom, royalty, and divine favor. When looking to design a sapphire birthstone bouquet, you can use blue delphinium, blue orchids, hydrangea, and iris to create that striking look that only blue florals can create.

If you are looking for a memorable way to wish those you love a Happy September Birthday. look no further than Billy Heroman’s Flowers & Gifts. We use the most beautiful seasonal flowers and accents to create floral designs sure to make their day – in the Baton Rouge and Port Allen area, as well as across the miles. Call us today!

Sending Gourmet College Gift Baskets They’ll Love

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College students are at an interesting crossroad. On the one hand, they are tasting independence, taking on more responsibility and learning to deal with decisions on their own. On the other hand, they still appreciate a little comfort from home. Whether your college student is sitting in a dorm room or facing this brave new world while still living upstairs, Billy Heroman’s Flowers knows how to reassure them – college gift baskets for your students are sure to make them smile.

college gift baskets

Being in college means long nights of studying and writing papers. That’s why our Starbucks Sampler is sure to be a welcome delivery to their dorm room. They can make their own coffee without venturing out, with four blends to choose from. Of course, coffee just isn’t the same without a snack to go along with it, so we’ve included some biscotti as well. Whether your student is a freshman or a senior, sharing a cup of coffee with you – even in spirit- is sure to be a comfort and a sweet reminder of home. If coffee isn’t one of your student’s passions, be sure to check out our entire line of direct-ship gourmet items perfect for all-night cram session or just hanging out with new friends – because you can never have enough snacks!

 

Even a local college student needs ready access to lots of energy to handle their workload. And since every student is different, we have a gift basket to suit every taste. If your student prefers healthy snacks, our specialty gift basket filled with fruit, trail mix, nuts, water bottles will be the perfect gift. But if they are a bit of a junk food fanatic, our gift basket overflowing with cookies, candy and chips is sure to earn top grades. After all, college is tough – indulging in a bit of sweet and salty is the perfect way to relax.

college gift baskets

Whether here in Baton Rouge, across Lousiana or across the country, your student is still on your mind. Sending college gift baskets is a time-honored way to reach their heart and satisfy their appetite. Browse the Billy Heroman’s website, or call today to create your own collection of treats – and wish them a fantastic school year.

 

 

Be Inspired by National Romance Month

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Throughout the calendar year, there are days that inspire romance more than others. Whether Valentine’s Day, a birthday, or an anniversary, these occasions usually involve planning nice dinners and surprising our significant other with romantic gifts. Although we highly recommend celebrating the love in your life during those special times, we also believe that your love should be celebrated all the time – just because. August is National Romance Month, and was created to remind people that true romance knows no season and needs no reason! From Baton Rouge to Port Allen, Billy Heroman’s Flowers is here to help bring the romance back.

national romance monthThere is just something about the long stemmed red rose that speaks to our passionate side. This month, choose to adorn the home or office with a lavish rose bouquet, and you can be assured that your loved one knows exactly how you feel. Sometimes, when it comes to romance, the classics are the best expression of your heart. But for an extra dose of romance, add some amazing stargazer lilies. This elegant floral design will deliver the love, and make them starry-eyed for you all over again.

We think that an amazing way to celebrate romance is to reminisce about your most cherished moments. When thinking back, your wedding day is perhaps the most special of memories. To celebrate how much your love has grown, recreate your wedding bouquet for your spouse. Whether you have our floral designers arrange an exact copy of the bouquet, or reimagine the flowers into a fresh and modern design, we are sure that this gesture will touch their heart. For an extra sentimental touch, have a replica of your wedding day centerpiece created as well, to make your intimate dinner even more romantic.

Throughout the busy days, we can sometimes miss the small and special times of life,  National Romance Month gives you the perfect opportunity to remind them of your love for them, every day and all the time. Call or stop by Billy Heroman’s Flowers, and let us help you with inspiration to make August the most romantic month of the year.

national romance month

We think that an amazing way to celebrate romance is to reminisce about your most cherished moments. When thinking back, your wedding day is perhaps the most special of memories. To celebrate how much your love has grown, recreate your wedding bouquet for your spouse. Whether you have our floral designers arrange an exact copy of the bouquet, or reimagine the flowers into a fresh and modern design, we are sure that this gesture will touch their heart. For an extra sentimental touch, have a replica of your wedding day centerpiece created as well, to make your intimate dinner even more romantic.

Throughout the busy days, we can sometimes miss the small and special times of life,  National Romance Month gives you the perfect opportunity to remind them of your love for them, every day and all the time. Call or stop by Billy Heroman’s Flowers, and let us help you with inspiration to make August the most romantic month of the year.