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Do you know the difference between Memorial and Veteran’s Day?  If you had to pause before answering, you’re not alone.  Both holidays are meant to honor those that have served in the United States Armed Forces. The difference is that Memorial Day honors those who have given their lives in the service of our Country.  Veteran’s Day honors those that are still alive.  So, although the sentiment may be there, you don’t really want to wish a veteran a “Happy Memorial Day”.  

Many years ago, we used to take what we termed floral gel, dye it with color, place it in a clear glass container, add a submersible LED light and call it a fabulous neon centerpiece.  

In my world we are CA-RAY-ZEE busy - which can only mean one thing...Summer is approaching.  And if you are thinking Summer, I can think of only one thing that can make it sweeter...Popsicles!

flower glam | sophie's world

Do you know that old joke?  “If April showers bring May flowers, what do May flowers bring?”

Well, in honor of the end of our 7-year drought in California, I thought I’d recap some of the many fun and wonderful flowers we’ve made for both our website and YouTube channel.  As my sister Freda proved on her wedding day flowers can be made from almost anything:

fairy forest sign | sophie-world.com

If you've got 15 minutes to spare, and you happen to love heartstring pulling stories, you have got to check out this video.  My mom sent it to me about 2 weeks ago. I just can stop thinking about it.  It touches me on so many levels and reminds me that there are so many stories out there.