Celebrating Your Birthday
Share, Remember, Cherish
By Jim McCann
(Andrews McMeel Publishing, Hardcover, 9781449414870, 80pp.)
Publication Date: October 30, 2012
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The seventh keepsake gift book created by1-800-FLOWERS celebrates a loved one’s birthday with meaningful quotes, fascinating facts, and inspirational advice—the perfect keepsake to mark the special day of a friend or family member.
Of all holidays, a birthday is the most personal. Some people enjoy marking the milestone by celebrating with friends and loved ones; others welcome the day as a time for reflection on the past and contemplating on the future. Either way, everyone likes to be remembered on this special day. The seventh title in the 1-800-FLOWERS.com gift-book series, Celebrating Your Birthday celebrates the birth, life, and love of a beloved friend or family member with both lighthearted and sage advice, facts, real-life quotes, and heartwarming stories from 1-800-FLOWERS.com employees and customers.
Celebrating Your Birthday is not only a gift book--it's a source of inspiration for millions of Americans who wish to acknowledge the special day of a loved one. The book is a unique gift that can serve as a catalyst for conversation and a tool for those who struggle with expressing feelings in a deep and genuine way. The sentiments found in these quotes and stories express the hope, love, and blessings felt for those celebrating a birthday.
Both practical and inspirational, the entries gleaned from real-life stories will strike a universal chord with every reader. Quotes and little-known facts about the tradition of birthdays are also included.
Jim McCann is a highly successful entrepreneur, public speaker, and author whose passion is helping people connect and express themselves with the important people in their lives. Jim’s passion and vision led to his founding of 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, which he has grown into the world’s leading florist and gift shop. His willingness to embrace new technologies, such as the Internet, mobile commerce, and social networking, often long before others, has enabled Jim to stay at the forefront of consumer and social trends.
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