With a tsunami of advertising since right after Christmas, we are right down to it – the week of Valentine’s Day. So in thinking of the people who occupy our hearts, I give you… flower shops.  The watercolor images of the flower shops all around me.  The ones I frequent with great pleasure all throughout the year.

Harlem Flo - a Floral Boutique
Harlem Flo – A Flower Boutique
Katrina Parris
Katrina Parris

And who do we bestow our heartfelt gifts upon?  It’s time to start giving that some thought lest you be left behind in the dust – literally.  For those of you who have too many to fit your budget, you’re guaranteed to have something for all your Valentines with a stroll down west 28th Street’s flower district.  You can say Happy Valentine’s Day in so many ways.  Valentine’s Day is not just for lovers but also for lovers of life, and a day to let the people who make your day know it.

Franz James
Franz James Floral Boutique

While the one I love will probably be at one of the above, I’ll be at the Barney’s Warehouse Sale which, as luck would have it, starts on Valentine’s Day, and then on to the Racked recommended eight in Harlem!  So from 110th Street to 125th Street in watercolor, Happy Valentine’s Day.

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