sweet carnations

I don’t think carnations get enough credit.


They seem to be mostly used as fillers in arrangements and bouquets, back-up singers to the fancier flowers that typically get the lime light– like roses and lilies.


Carnations are usually less expensive than roses… but that’s no reason to think of them as a lesser flower or that they have less meaning when given to someone you care about.


I have them all around my house right now–they were leftovers from the baby shower we hosted (along with the teapot arrangement that is on my island).


I think they are lovely and sweet.


In the coldest February, as in every other month in every other year, the best thing to hold on to in this world is each other. ~Linda Ellerbee

Happy Valentine’s Day, my friends. Know that you are cherished.

And a very happy birthday to my dear friend, Holli.


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