The Love Flower: Peonies

Peonies are highly fragrant flowers that range from dark red to soft white. When I was doing research on the flower I was surprised to learn all of the history and myths surrounding peonies. In Feng Shui, the flower symbolizes wealth and love (placing these flowers in your home will apparently attract a romantic partner). In some parts…

Trend Alert: Floral Pants

Flowers can be found everywhere in the summer, and I’m not just referring to the garden variety. Floral pants are just as in as Greek yogurt this year, and offer a chic, but casual summertime look. I will admit that this may be the one trend I will probably shy away from, because I can…

Do you trust me? Freesias

So far on this site, I covered beauty products inspired by lilacs and dahlias. Today, I bring you: freesias. Before this post, I don’t think I ever knew anything about freesias, strongly scented garden plants native to Africa. Apparently, theses dainty flowers are beloved worldwide, and because of their strong sweet/spicy scent, they are often…

Oh my Dahlia!

I love spring. The temperature is always just right; I awaken every morning to the harmonious sounds of birds chirping outside my window, and the most beautiful flowers begin to bloom. A while ago, I did a feature on the lilac, and with spring flowers blossoming and swaying gently in the wind as if they…

Incorporate Lilac into your Beauty Cabinet

Known for its rich, purple hue and sweet floral scent, the story of the lilac has its roots in Greek mythology. According to the story, a beautiful nymph named Syringa attracted the affection of a forest god named Pan, who chased her through the forest. In order to escape him, she transformed herself into a…