Holiday Memorial Wreaths

Each holiday season, many people eagerly anticipate spending time with friends, family and loved ones, while some may be grieving the loss of a veteran who gave their life protecting our country. For these individuals, it’s so important to honor their beloved’s memory. One great way to pay tribute to our fallen loved ones who are no longer with us during the holidays is with a beautiful wreath-laying ceremony, much like the Wreaths Across America program, started in Arlington National Cemetery. Take a look at the beautiful wreath collection created by the floral designers at Breen’s Florist.

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A Very Merry Start To The Holidays

Two hallmarks of the approaching holiday season are decorating and gift-giving. With the beautiful, best-selling holiday collection at Breen’s Florist, you can enjoy both at the same time. Whether you’re looking for rich, full hanging door wreaths, one-of-a-kind ornaments and holiday decor, or lovely poinsettias, we have everything you need for a classic holiday look. Add a sprig of mistletoe to a door frame, decorate your mantel with delightful candles and ornaments, and place the perfect holiday centerpiece on your family dining table. The essentials are all here for you to use yourself or send as a gift.

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Floral Secret Santa Gifts that Impress

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Secret Santa gift exchanges are a great way for offices – or a group of friends – to keep the holiday spirit of giving alive while not spending a lot of money. Without having to buy for everyone, you can concentrate on making one person’s holiday extra special. This year, instead of wandering the mall looking to be inspired, we suggest browsing through Breen’s Florist holiday gift guide. After all, everyone loves receiving flowers!
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The Story of the Christmas Poinsettia

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You’ve seen them decorating the shopping mall, the church, and your company’s lobby. In fact, there is no flower more closely associated with this time of year than the classic Christmas poinsettia. At Breen’s Florist, we are proud to offer the highest quality poinsettias to make your season festive. Vivid red or snowy white, the plant is legendary as a holiday tradition – but did you ever wonder why it is our favorite bloom for Christmas?
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Decorating for Holiday Office Parties

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The holiday season is nearly upon us, and we can’t wait to see all of the shimmering and festive decorations. There is something magical about the ambiance of the holidays, and at Breen’s Florist we are honored to have been a part of many Houston-area celebrations for over 70 years. This Christmas season, whether adorning the office or preparing for the holiday office parties, turn to Breen’s Florist for everything you’ll need.
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Breen’s Florist Holiday Food Gift Baskets

If you didn’t finish your holiday shopping on Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, or on Cyber Monday, there’s no better time to put your list together than this very moment. If your holiday gift list includes someone or people who are consistently impossible to shop for, consider giving them a holiday gift basket. Our Breen’s Florist staff is prepared to help you choose the perfect gift basket for any recipient or situation you may encounter where you need a gift during the holiday season.


Delight a Coffee Lover


Any coffee lover would be thrilled to receive the Starbucks All That Sparkles basket. The festive pink box is filled with three varieties of Starbucks Coffee: Breakfast Blend, Sumatra, and Pike’s Peak. It also has some hot cocoa mix and two Starbuck’s siren mugs. It also includes Walker’s shortbread cookies, ginger biscotti, and caramel cookies. The sweet treats are the perfect companion for the delicious coffee varieties. The goodies are the ideal snack for a mid-morning or afternoon break.


Wish Someone Season’s Greetings


Our Season’s Greetings Gourmet Merrymaker is an ideal holiday gift for business associates, a group of people at the office, friends, neighbors and family members. Your recipient will feast on butter toffee-coated pretzels, Sonoma cheese straws, Amaretti cookies, dark chocolate, sea salt caramels, California smoked almonds, classic Godiva chocolate truffles, truffle cookies, sugar cookies, and peppermint stick candy canes.


Be an Extravagant Gift-Giver

When you’re looking for a way to make an enormous impact on a recipient, our Holiday Extravaganza delivers that and a lot more — on a grand scale. The basket is filled with Le Grand truffles, Jacquot truffles, chocolate wafer cookies, Ghirardelli dark chocolate squares, olives, Brie Cheese spread, crackers, Sonoma cheese, smoked salmon, bruschetta toasted chips and Cashew Roca. This delight to the taste buds is sure to please even the finickiest recipients.


Gourmet food baskets make an ideal gift for business partners, associates, acquaintances, neighbors, friends, far away family members, or anyone else. Don’t allow the frenzy of holiday shopping dampen your holiday spirit. Call us, come in, or place an order for your holiday food baskets online.

Breen’s Holiday Decor

holiday decorNow that Thanksgiving is over, the out-of-town family members have gone home; we can get down to the business of decorating our homes and property for the holidays. As is always the case, everything is bigger in Texas, and holiday decorating is certainly not an exception. Our team of outstanding floral designers here at Breen’s Florist is ready to help you turn your home, business or outdoor living space into a winter wonderland that inspires a wealth of memories.

A Simple Touch of Color – Indoors or Outside

When you want something that’s both fun and festive, but you don’t have to spend any time taking care of it, then look no further than a delightful Blooming Christmas Cactus. Because of the timeliness of their blooms during December, Christmas cacti must be native to a warm climate in the southern hemisphere. These plants add some ambiance to any space even when they aren’t in bloom. Keep them in a sunny location and they’ll put on an annual show, December after December, and you won’t have to do a thing to make that happen. For those warm December days in Houston, you can use a Christmas cactus as a centerpiece on your patio or deck dining table.

Flowers For Any Accent Table

We love the idea of placing a vase or bowl full of flowers on accent tables. It’s an outstanding way to bring some elegance into a sparsely decorated room, or to add holiday color to a room that might not otherwise capture the holiday spirit. One of our favorites is one that is also an excellent gift to take to holiday parties. Our Holiday Floral Bowl consists of a bubble bowl that we line with curly willow. We add red tulips and carnations and creamy white hydrangeas. To make it even more festive, we add matte green ornament balls and sprigs of holiday greenery.

If you’re looking for pure sophistication, you’ll find it with our Merriment arrangement. This gorgeous arrangement is designed around a cube-shaped vase. We combine green cymbidium orchids and dark red roses. We add variegated holly and other greenery for an accent. You can choose between textural accents of holiday ball ornaments or pine cones. This beautiful combination of traditional and exotic flowers is a lovely addition to any accent table, or as a centerpiece on a small table.

Romantic and Exotic

We love the stunning combination of pale green cymbidium orchids and old-fashioned red roses in our Orchids and Rosesbouquet. When you are looking for something different, unique, and entirely unusual, this will definitely fit that description to a “T.” We combine large green cymbidium orchids and red roses in a cube-shaped vase. We add some green hypericum berries, matte green ornaments, and sprigs of evergreen for contrast and texture.

Start your holiday decorating now. We’ve got an abundance of beautiful floral arrangements that will add that special touch to your home or office. Call us or stop by to see how Breen’s Florist can help you transform any space into a magnificent holiday wonderland.

Always the Perfect gift

central-square-14112684122-1We’ve all been there, that exciting moment just before opening the gift you’ve been dreaming about from your spouse, significant other, or good friend. Did they remember all the ideas you gave them? Did they pick up on all of those subtle hints you’ve been dropping for months? Holding back your excitement you unwrap the box slowly and… “Wow, it’s really… um… unique. Thanks…” Do they know you at all?


Every year more and more people are a victim of that less-than-perfect holiday gift. Everyone knows what it’s like to open that bizarre gift. This holiday season you have the chance to change all of that and bring thoughtful joy to someone’s holiday with flowers. No more unexcited responses, flowers truly are the perfect gift.


thumbnailOrchids and Berries is a stunning vase of all white dendrobium orchids, accented with red berries, cones and cedar foliage. Festive and beautiful, it is sure to put a smile anyone’s face!


Give us your story. What’s the weirdest gift you’ve received? How did you react? Did you pretend to love it or give them a more honest response? Watch our video and share your weirdest gift ever received to be entered in our special holiday sweepstakes for your chance to win a $100 gift card from Breen’s Florist. Make this year special, by giving the perfect gift this holiday season.
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