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Have you Smelled the Flowers Lately?

by Notorious Spinks on 10.09.2012

As a kid I never really understood the term “Spring Forward, Fall Back.”  However, these days I love to fall back because I know cooler weather is on the horizon, shorter days are here (yes I enjoy my long nights) and beautiful leaves will cover the ground in various hues of red, brown and orange.

Reflecting on my life, I realize just how important the seasons are.  More today than yesterday, I pause often to soak in every moment and smell the flowers, literally.  These days it’s even normal to see me with a bouquet of flowers, one for my mom’s grave and one for me.  The bouquet I purchase for myself goes on a little table in the office and it reminds me to breath…even when its hard…even when tears are falling…Inhale it all just to exhale.

Fall flowers

While searching for fall flowers from Teleflora, I realized that since I purchase flowers on a regular basis now I also pay more attention to the variations available each season.  In the spring and summer I’ve come to love pink and red tulips mixed with red roses and my favorite fall flowers are orange lilies and peach carnations.

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Whatever your favorite flower is, take the time to pause, close your eyes and just inhale.  Take it all in, one breath and one moment at a time.  One day you’ll even look back and thank yourself for it.

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  • http://armsofasister.com monique

    Those flowers are so pretty!

  • http://www.familylifeinlv.com Emily @FamilyNLifeLV

    Those are really pretty!

  • http://www.obviously-marvelous.com Marcie W.

    I love fall colors and the arrangements you posted are absolutely beautiful.

  • http://champagneliving.net/ Zipporah Sandler

    Flowers always give me that ahhhhh feeling. Like I deserve to have something nice.

  • http://www.blogbydonna.com Donna

    I’ve been smelling the roses/flowers figuratively and literally. :)

  • http://www.thenightowlmama.com Tricia Nightowlmama

    love smelling flowers especially roses

  • http://www.texastypeamom.com Kelly @ Texas Type A Mom

    My husband just got me flowers for the first time in eight? years. They were very much appreciated and I make sure to smell them each time I pass.

  • http://www.atimeoutformommy.com A Time Out for Mommy- Elaina

    You just reminded me to stop and smell the roses! Life is too short!

  • http://amomsimpression.com Kathy

    I just got some flowers from my hubby! I love the fall ones!

  • http://www.notquitesusie.com Shell Fruscione

    I want to make a point to make flowers a part of my everyday life- they’re so pretty and make me feel so good! I have rose bushes in my backyard that I really need to learn to take care of properly.

  • http://www.juststopscreaming.com Toni

    Those are such beautiful bouquets!!!

  • http://www.autismlearningfelt.com Tammy

    I wish my husband would take the time to send me flowers.

  • http://ourshareofcrazy.com Amy

    Beautiful flowers! Love the fall colors in them!

  • http://justadashofgeek.com Natasha

    Wow that second bouquet is absolutely gorgeous!

  • http://www.miscfinds4u.com Connie Seattle Mom Blogger

    Beautiful! I love the fall colors.

  • http://mamaof3munchkins.blogspot.com/ Ty @ Mama of 3 Munchkins

    Very pretty!

  • http://www.shibleysmiles.com Colleen

    I want to get some flowers for my foyer these are pretty and seasonal.

  • http://strangedayzeindeed.blogspot.com/ debra

    I love fall bouquets. They really brighten and warm your home.

  • http://www.mommymusings.com Stefanie

    I love those arrangements for fall.

  • http://www.livingsmartgirl.com Sheila

    Very beautiful bouquets. I love flowers but don’t get them or buy them very often.

  • http://www.mommyenterprises.com/moms-blog Stefani

    Those are some pretty flowers.

  • http://www.faithandfamilyreviews.com Theresa

    Those are so beautiful. Love Telaflora!

  • http://followinginmyshoes.com Rachel @ Following In My Shoes

    Those are gorgeous flowers — we have used Telaflora before sending arrangements to our moms.

  • http://www.courtneyssweets.com Courtney

    What beautiful flowers! I love Daisies :)

  • http://www.lifewith4boys.com Kathleen

    My favorite flower is actually roses, so it works out perfect for me. I stopped to smell some just today, quite literally. It is definitely important to slow down and take the time to enjoy life.

  • http://mamabblog.com Becca @ Mama B

    Beautiful arrangements!

  • http://www.agirlworthsaving.net Kelly @ A Girl Worth Saving

    I love getting fresh flowers. I just started buying a bouquet once a week to jazz up our house.

  • http://www.soleilselene.com Leilani

    I love the colors of fall and those arrangement capture them perfectly!

  • http://therebelchick.com Jenn @therebelchick

    I need to smell the flowers more often!

  • http://www.nicoleolea.com nicole @nicky_olea

    Oh I love flowers. I always have some around…just because…

  • http://kidsumers.ca Sheri

    Great advice!

  • http://penelopesoasis.com Penelope (NYC Blogger)

    Lovely, those look great :)

  • http://sweettmakesthree.com Jenn

    Beautiful! I don’t stop to smell them as often as I should.

  • http://momstart.com Louise

    Yes I try to stop and take time out every weekend.

  • http://aprilslifestyleshow.com April Decheine

    Love Teleflora, I give them as gifts a few times a year!

  • http://www.doubledutymommy.com Jennifer

    A fall-themed bouquet is such a great idea. I have never done it before but I love the look of them!

  • http://mommyhastowork.com Anne – Mommy Has to Work

    Those flowers are so pretty!

  • http://www.tothemotherhood.com HilLesha

    I love flowers!

  • http://funsavingmoney.net Mellisa

    I love getting flowers! The somehow always make me feel so much better.

  • http://www.anutinanutshell.com Liz @ A Nut in a Nutshell

    I don’t think I have ever had a fall-themed bouquet. I MUST change that because those are so lovely!

  • http://simplybeingmommy.com Crystal @ Simply Being Mommy

    Such pretty flowers. I love having fresh flowers in the house.

  • http://www.thequirkymomma.com Jennifer

    I love autumn colors! The flowers pictured above are gorgeous!

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