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  Date Posted: 6 May 2020

Working from home is a new way of life for many people, and it can be difficult to find the motivation and rhythm that works best for you. We’ve compiled a list of our favourite tips and tricks to stay positive and productive during the work day, all from the comfort of your own home! Get a good night sleep and wake up at a consistent time This is a super important one. Whilst it is very tempting to scroll through your social media feed until 3am, your future self won’t thank you for it. Setting up a consistent sleep schedule not only improves your overall health and wellbeing, but means that you ...

  Date Posted: 6 May 2020

We think every day should be spend celebrating the amazing work our mothers and mother figures do in our lives, but seeing as only get one day a year dedicated to them, why not make it a day they won’t forget! Shower them in love, affection and chocolate this Mother’s Day with one (or all!) of these fantastic gift ideas and activities. Perfect for the first Mother’s Day or the fiftieth, these gifts are sure to create smiles, and show them just how much you appreciate everything they do. Buy her chocolates or a hamper Chocolates, whilst they are definitely appreciated, can be a little cliché as a M...

  Date Posted: 22 April 2020

Local businesses are the heart and soul of our great country, but with the recent fires, a virus outbreak and new social distancing laws, most are doing it pretty tough. A lack of customers is the biggest issue facing traders today, with 80 percent seeing a significant reduction in local demand and foot traffic. What can we do then, when our beloved businesses are hurting so badly? Despite the hardship the nation is facing, we can all help our local businesses stay afloat. How can we help, you may ask? Well, buy local of course! We know this is easier said than done, so we’ve cr...

  Date Posted: 8 April 2020

Most of us will be celebrating Easter at home this year, which is a pretty big change from the normal weekend trips away and family gatherings. If you’re not sure how to spend Easter this year, you’ve come to the right place! From green-thumbs to creative crafters, there’s something for everyone to enjoy on our list of the top 10 Easter activities to do at home. 1. Make DIY Easter crafts Sure, you could buy premade Easter decorations… but where’s the fun in that? Whether you paint multicoloured eggs, learn how to make Easter baskets or try some cute crafty printables, there are plenty of egg-citing ways to showcas...

  Date Posted: 31 January 2020

Have you ever wondered why you send Red Roses on Valentine’s Day ? With Valentine’s day just around the corner, we wanted to research the significance of the most romantic day on the annual calendar each year. Our questions reached far and wide and we found interesting answers to each of our questions: What do red roses mean when you send them? What is the significance of the single red rose? Why send a dozen red roses?...

  Date Posted: 3 December 2019

It's officially December and our corporate team are keen to make sure you maximise your business deductions and GST claims to get the best value from your festive activities. It’s worthwhile to your bottom line to consider the best way to structure your appreciation spend to maximise your outcome. With our bean counting hats on, here are our $$ tips to help you to show your appreciation to your valued suppliers, team and clients for 2019: Gifts to clients - YES You can claim a tax deduction and claim back the GST if not entertainment (ie chocolate, wine and hampers get a big tick!).Maximise the return on your inves...

  Date Posted: 2 December 2019

In a world of consumerism, sustainability and minimalism are fast gathering momentum as we realise that it’s not things but real life experiences that truly fill our cup. My favourite four favourite things to create a minimalist Christmas 2019: Edible Christmas decorations for your tree (complete with the recipe below). Make your host gift a true experience of joy for your family with one of our Chocolate Trees or bouquets customised to match your table colours. Make your own wrapping paper Create the ultimate voucher book gift – it’s free and gives joy for the year to come! Like many young fam...

  Date Posted: 9 October 2019

Ahh 21 st season, what a time to be alive! Back-to-back 21 st invitations filling up your calendar and your weekends. Not to mention the long list of things to plan; what to wear, how will you do your hair and makeup, do I have enough coins for those subsided drinks? Once they are all ticked off its time to start again. But the biggest job on your list is always organising the 21 st Birthday Gift! Well, you can tick this off for the rest of the 21 st season, because we have you covered will all the best 21 st gift ideas for girls . At 21, you’re offic...

  Date Posted: 26 August 2019

When it comes to showing our staff the recognition they deserve the first thought really should be gifts for employees. Of course right?! Because who doesn’t want to receive a gift? People who don’t like gifts are probably doing something very different right now than reading an article about giving gifts printed on a gifting website though so we don’t really need to worry about them. We all like to feel needed, appreciated, wanted… desired… special- um but back to the article, because feeling this way isn’t about needing an ego boost, it’s often just the perfect way to get that motivation to keep striving for more. And really that’s all an employer wants of their employees no? ...

  Date Posted: 23 August 2019

The only thing better than Father’s Day Gifts is DIY Father’s Day Gifts. Father’s day is all about appreciation and what better way than to show your appreciation than by making a gift yourself?! Come on kids, you know we're right. Creating a gift with your own bare hands seems ol’ fashioned, but if there’s one thing we know about most Dad’s it's that they live for ol’ fashioned, and they’ll be living for you DIY Father’s Day Gift Ideas. We know your DIY Father’s Day Gifts Ideas aren’t all going to be the same, because at Edible Blooms we know that every Dad is different. So how do you choose the DIY Father’s Day Gifts to suit your old man? Well, we’ve taken ...

  Date Posted: 21 August 2019

Hi there Greenies, it’s your friendly neighbourhood Edible Blooms checking in again as a friendly reminder that spring is here. This is not a drill people, we’ve been training nine months for this moment and it is here, this is what those early mornings and late nights have been for. Spring Season Food is here, the time is now and what a flipping beautiful time it is! Soon, your gardens and local farmers market will be overflowing with deliciously healthy and in-season fruits and vegetables. And, as usual, we are here to take advantage of this wonderful time. Forget all those winter fruits and vege...

  Date Posted: 14 August 2019

It’s spring!! It’s happening it’s here, the pollen is in the air and we are all sneezing, the birds are chirping and simultaneously starting to swoop us and we are all starting to sweat from our sweltering Aussie heat but none of that matters! Because it’s spring and everything is beautiful. So Greenies, stay with us, because this one is for you. As many side effects that come with spring (such as birds actually turning on the human race) we ignore these because the days are brighter, the weather is warmer and nature is quite literally blossoming which means if you’ve got the green thumb it’s time to turn your attention to your Spring Garden. At Edible B...

  Date Posted: 9 August 2019

What do the AFL Grand Final and Edible Blooms have in common? We know this is a hard one because there are so many options, we both create cheers, we watch our deliveries and it could go on and on but the very specific and special thing we share is that we bring people together! Ah of course you get it now! The AFL Grand Final and Edible Blooms are both about spreading joy and finding common ground for people to come together both in celebration and in hard times. AFL is the great Australian pass time, what are you doing on a Friday night? Watching the footy, Saturday aftern...

  Date Posted: 15 July 2019

Is this your first time buying a gift for a proud Dad this coming Fathers Day? Are you brimming with absolute fear that you won’t find those perfect first Fathers Day gift ideas? Well boy oh boy have you come to the right place, think of this as your ultimate First Fathers day Survival Guide if you will. We are here to navigate all of the socks and jocks, watches, fishing gear, macaroni picture frames and monographed cuff links and come out of it with the first Fathers Day gift ideas you didn’t even know your dreams were made of. But what does it really mean to be a Dad for the first time? A time for vomit all over your everything, never getting a single full ni...

  Date Posted: 8 July 2019

Have you ever thought about whether or not you’re really using the best winter warmers to keep yourself toasty during these freezing months? There’s options upon options, a cosy beanie, a flickering fire or a warm cup of tea, but have you ever considered that the bottle of red in your wine cabinet could be your salvation? Winter wines really are a thing people, and there are more red wine benefits than we knew about and we are here to share, because we believe everybody should know how to drink red wine. Red Wine Benefits Calling all red wine lovers, come one, come all, come dry and come fruity because red wine is not...

  Date Posted: 2 July 2019

Have you ever thought about what kind of chocolate personality you are? We know, we’ve lost sleep over it for years as well but never fear! If you thought Zodiac signs were the key to your personality you’ve clearly never thought about a chocolate quiz, because this is the real stuff. Yes zodiac signs are of course completely real, and if you are a non-believer you’re probably Capricorn but that’s okay, it’s just the sceptic in you and you were born that way, no judgement from us. So Zodiac signs or no zodiac signs you still absolutely have a chocolate personality and it is undeniably important you find out what it is immediately and of course the way to d...

  Date Posted: 28 June 2019

Friendship is the most sacred of ships and we know you want to seize every tiny opportunity to show you BFF just how much you care about them, and that is exactly what we are here for. We are so serious folks, EXACTLY. We’ve got best friend gifts coming out of our everythin’ and we get it! It’s not your fault that you’ve been a little on the neglect-y kind of side, life is super busy and you’re going to make up for it by getting them the most kick ass of best friend gifts of all time anyway but there are so many different ways to show your bestie just how much they mean to you and we are diving right on in! ...

  Date Posted: 21 June 2019

Our dearest, most valued readers, we have gathered you here today to ask but a simply task of you, to answer the question that has plagued us for centuries, drum roll please… are you a donut person or an eclair person? At Edible Blooms we only ask the most serious of questions, and for this one you really need to go so deep into your soul you should pass some chakras on the way. Donuts and Eclairs are the steaks of dessert, they are the very foundation on which the industry of desserts were built, and yes, perhaps this is historically incorrect, but we are talking about the king and queen of the pastries people facts aren’t important. And we don’t think you don’t know but for cl...

  Date Posted: 4 June 2019

If you are the kind of person who licks the cake bowl and loves to pop some bubble wrap then you are our kind of people and if there is one thing we know for an undisputed fact, it’s that quotes are perfect for all and any occasion AND that chocolate is it’s equal in this mission. So simply there is nothing more sinfully flawless than chocolate quotes and oh so lucky for you we have gone through the trouble of finding the very best chocolate quotes and putting them all into a neat lil package. Sit back, relax and let’s take a Charlie and the chocolate factory kind of journey. There’s nothing better than a little quote surrounding the sweet cocoa goodness that is chocol...

  Date Posted: 15 May 2019

A chocolate flower bouquet is two dream gifts combined into even more of a dream gift. There are so many reasons this one is a no brainer, especially when it comes to a birthday gift ! But what does make them your go-to gift? Well there are so many reasons why a chocolate flower bouquet is the ultimate gift that we have a created a list for you so strap on in folks! Because here are 5 reasons why a chocolate flower bouquet is the perfect birthday gift! It’s edibl...