Significance of Red Roses

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Don’t you simply love roses? Whatever the occasion, roses are always a big hit. But given the time of the year, I was curious about the significance of red roses in particular, beyond the usual romantic notion that is. When I started my research, I was surprised to learn of the significance of other colours, such as yellow or orange.

Meaning of Rose Colours

This became a topic of conversation recently when we were wanting to send some flowers to a couple who were about to be married.

What colour should the flowers be?

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What is a Good Retirement Gift?

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For a Woman or a Man or a Coworker

So what exactly is a good retirement gift? The best answer I can give is this:

It Depends

What is a good retirement gift for retirees?

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It depends on a lot of factors. For instance, the answer would vary depending on each of the following questions, to mention just a few.

  • Who are you shopping for?
  • Is it a retirement gift for a woman?
  • How well do you know the person?
  • Is the person just about to retire?
  • Has the recipient of your retirement gift already retired and is now enjoying the good life?
  • Is it a special occasion such as Christmas?
  • Similarly is the retiree celebrating a birthday?
  • What is your budget? In other words, do you have an upper limit?

Let’s look at a few possibilities for you to consider.

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