ProFlowers Makes the Holidays Come Alive

by Kerri on December 17, 2014

Our writer, Megan, received complimentary home decor arrangements to review.  All opinions are her own.

ProFlowers and ProPlants helped me make Christmas come alive this year!  I received two evergreen arrangements and tried them out in a couple of spots in the house.

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The White Christmas Wreath and Garland Bundle includes a beautiful 22” hand-crafted wreath and a full 12’ garland made of fragrant noble fir and western red cedar.  I experimented inside and outside the house with these arrangements.  It’s hard to decide which spot to choose!



I also received the Trio of White Christmas Candle Wreaths.  I couldn’t believe how much was included in this bundle.  The wreaths are fragrant and elegant greens set in a sturdy plastic tray with wet foam to keep it fresh.  Plus, it comes with mercury glass hurricanes and pillar candles.  They’re just gorgeous on my dining room table.


I was extremely happy with every part of my experience with ProFlowers and ProPlants.  The arrangements were delivered promptly in wisely-packed boxes and the arrangements came with smart tools for decorating like rope tied to the ends of the garland, a wire loop attached to the wreath, and a wreath hangar for a door without a hook.  Most importantly, the arrangements are beautiful and fragrant and make Christmas come alive in my home!


Every year for as long as I can remember, I have taken my family to the Bartow Pell Mansion to visit Santa.   It has become a family tradition for my girls and my niece and nephew to take a photo with my parents each year – A Grandchild Photo.  Every Christmas season, I bring out the photos put in order to see how everyone has grown.

Since this visit is early in the season, I need to think of holiday outfits pretty quickly.  I thought this year, we should dress up and Chasing Fireflies was the perfect place for me to find beautiful dresses for all of my girls.  When looking through the catalog, we immediately loved the idea of a Silver and Gold connection to their outfits.

Bartow Pell Santa


When we arrived at the mansion, my youngest did not delay.  She went right to Santa’s room.  Would you believe that he knew exactly who she was?  She handed him her letter and he took great care in reading her newly formed 4 yr. old words.

The hands on the hips represent her reaction to Santa asking who Elsa on her list is? Silly Santa! Frozen!

Bartow Pell Holiday

It was a happy occasion and great time for bonding before the hustle and bustle of the busy holiday season.



When it was our family’s turn, each girl shared their wishes for Christmas presents and Santa wholeheartedly listened.

Bartow Pell Santa 2014


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Chasing Fireflies formal dress

This ensemble was a first pick.  She loved this  Silver Lace Dress from the minute she saw it.

Chasing Fireflies headband



After a visit with Santa, it was time for some ornament making and crafts.

Bartow Pell Crafts

These beaded ornaments have become a new addition to our tree each year.

Bartow Pell Ornament Making


For a more grown up look, my oldest chose this silver Sequin Dress & Shrug Set.


What I like most is that all three girls bonded and had a great time.  That is the one gift I need – peaceful moments!

Chasing Fireflies dresses


After crafts, we headed upstairs to see the beautifully adorned Christmas trees in each of the mansion rooms.

Bartow Pell Holiday Decorated Rooms

I love to see how they decorate the trees each year – just spectacular!

Bartow Pell Snow Tree


Bartow Pell Snow Book Inspired Tree

Right before it was time to leave, we spotted Santa heading up to take a cookie break and headed back down to say good bye.

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This day was definitely another great family memory at the Bartow Pell Mansion!


Bartow Pell Santa Experience


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