Are you familiar with Sweetest Day? If not, you should be. This wonderful little holiday observance is popular throughout the Midwest and Northeast, and has been around for approximately 100 years. Originally established by candy companies who donated boxes of sweets to those in need, the day has evolved to represent any sweet gestures made to help someone who may need encouragement. So whether you want to cheer up your favorite aunt who is recuperating from an illness, or to encourage the single mom working hard every day - October 21 is the perfect day to send your best wishes. And Bice's Florist has the sweetest floral designs and gifts to help you!
A Little History: The original efforts by candy company executives were met by cynicism, as skeptics suspected the businessmen of attempting to start yet another commercial holiday that benefited their pocketbooks. However, it never did catch on as a "candy" holiday, more as a day for acts of kindness. Read More about Gifts of Kindness on Sweetest Day