A Gentleman’s Guide to Buying Flowers

by Charlotte.Barnes on January 23, 2013

Choosing the perfect flowers can seem like a nightmare situation for many men (and women) out there – a minefield of styles, colours, scents, sizes and budgets that just seem to dazzle and confuse us. But help is at hand – we’ve put together a simple guide to lead you through the floral maze and bring you out the other side with the perfect bouquet for your special someone.

And remember, the golden rule for all these suggestions is this: find out your loved one’s favourite flower and you can’t go wrong! Read more >>

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Valentine’s Day Playlist

by Charlotte.Barnes on January 22, 2013

Valentine's DayFrom the popular classics that everyone can sing along to, to Valentine’s Day songs that you might not instantly think of but are guaranteed to put you in the romantic mood, here is our top Valentine’s Day songs to get you in the mood. Read more >>

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Last minute Valentine’s Day gifts – there’s still time to order!

by Charlotte.Barnes on February 13, 2012

The most romantic day of the year is upon us tomorrow!

We understand that sometimes you forget to send flowers or things come up and you have no choice but to leave it to the last minute.

But don’t worry – you have until 1pm on Valentine’s Day itself to order flowers.
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Send your BFF a rose on Valentine’s Day

by Charlotte.Barnes on February 11, 2012

If you’re single, Valentine’s Day could be the perfect opportunity to go out with your closest friends and enjoy their company. But being single doesn’t mean you can’t join in the Valentine’s festivities.

Why not exchange one beautiful red rose with your BFF as a lasting symbol of friendship. It’s a beautiful gesture, especially if neither of you will be giving or receiving gifts otherwise. Read more >>

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Aphrodisiac foods that will spice up your Valentines Day

by Charlotte.Barnes on February 10, 2012

Girl eating chocolateThere are lots of things that can get you in the mood for love on Valentine’s Day. Bouquets of flowers, romantic music, candlelight and words of affection all make us feel warm and fuzzy inside, but if you really want to get your loved one’s heart racing, the key lies in their stomach. We’ve put together the best aphrodisiac foods that you can add to your Valentine’s Day dinner to really spice up your evening. Try one, two or all of them and see which one sets your special someone’s heart a-flutter. Read more >>

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Valentine’s Day on a Budget

by Charlotte.Barnes on February 10, 2012

Love it or loathe it, St Valentine’s Day is an annual tradition that you can’t escape. For some it’s a chance to spoil their loved one, make them feel special, and remind them they’re gorgeous. For others it’s nothing more than another marketing scam to get you to spend your money.

No matter what your feelings are about Valentine’s Day, or your other half’s, one thing is an elemental truth: Forget it at your peril!

Celebrating Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to cost an absolute fortune though. Read more >>

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Top Ten things to do on Valentines Day

by Charlotte.Barnes on February 9, 2012

rose bath and wineEverywhere you look at the moment, there are romantic gifts as far as the eye can see. That’s because Valentine’s Day is almost here and the race is on to make this celebration the best one yet. However, you don’t have to spend a fortune in order to have a romantic and memorable Valentine’s Day. We’ve put together a list of the top ten things to do on Valentine’s Day; from heart-thumping experiences to quality time in peace with the one you love. Read more >>

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Top Ten luxury Valentines Day gifts

by Charlotte.Barnes on February 8, 2012

woman with rosesFinding the perfect Valentine’s Day gift is a task that many of us dread every year. While a gift of Valentine’s Day flowers is always a wonderful idea, we know you also need a little extra something to make your loved one’s heart race. With that in mind, we’ve put together a list of our favourite luxury Valentine’s Day gifts, as well as a few fun heart-shaped ones, to make your Valentine’s Day gift shopping run as smoothly as possible. Read more >>

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Romantic recipes for Valentine’s Day

by Charlotte.Barnes on February 3, 2012

heart cakeValentine’s Day is almost here and the pressure is on! Whether you’re a hopeless romantic or a smooth-operator, nothing says I love you more than a home-cooked meal enjoyed together with candlelight and romantic music. With so many menus, cuisines and ‘post-modern’ techniques flooding into cooking these days, it’s understandable that a few of us might get lost in the chaos. Fear not, all you wannabe-Casanovas, because Interflora has a choice of delicious food and drink that is sure to get your loved one’s heart racing.

{Photo credit Andi Berger}

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Will they say yes? Find out with the Love Machine!

by Charlotte.Barnes on February 3, 2012

With Valentine’s Day on the horizon and Leap Day not far behind, thoughts are turning to marriage proposals. It’s one of the most nerve-wracking questions to ask and this year both men and women will be biting their nails as they ponder whether they’ll get the thumbs up from their partner.

With this in mind, we have created the Love Machine, a clever Facebook app, to give those in love an idea of whether their partner will give them a resounding ‘yes’ or will be staring at the carpet and quietly muttering ‘no’. Read more >>

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