Just like the week of Valentine’s Day every year, the line ran outside the door Wednesday afternoon at The Flower Company on Lampkin Street in Starkville.
Flowers have always been a prominent part of Valentine’s Day, and this year is no different aside from everyone wearing a mask in line and only 10 people being allowed into the store at a time.
In just two days, we celebrate Cupid’s big day, a day devoted to expressing love and affection. The National Retail Foundation says Americans spent a record $20.7 billion expressing it last Valentine’s.
Try as I might, I’ve never come across anyone else who grew up delivering Valentines to special neighbors and friends incognito. I swear, my mother told us this was a thing. And so, in our family, it was.
Ah, the simplicity of our Valentine’s Days of elementary school.
With Cupid’s big day just a week away, givers, receivers and lovesick shoppers are making their plans. So are bakers, restaurateurs and florists who are preparing for the rush.
The Stephen D. Lee Foundation will hold its annual gala at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, at the home of Martha Kirkley in Columbus. This year’s event will be an early celebration of Valentine’s Day and an elaborate celebration of Mardi Gras.
Pink — the color of romance and charm, affection and tenderness.
When it comes to Valentine’s, an outstanding dining experience is a time-honored way to celebrate.
The weather this week broke in time for the business of love.
Curbside Valentine’s Day gift sellers popped up as fast as a spring fling in Columbus on Thursday. Most offer goodies in baskets wrapped in clear plastic. What goodies? The ones that signal affection, which is what we do today.
If Cupid were to have a home, it would be Miami International Airport.