As a young girl I loved to play in my mother’s jewelry box. I would go through asking for the story of how she got this ring or who gave her that necklace. My mother’s jewelry box was a magical place. Make your’s memorable as well. Bring your flowers from any occasion (first anniversary, the day your baby was born, or great-grandma’s funeral) to Suspended in Time® and let your jewelry box tell a story. For more information or to find a dealer near you visit our website or call (801) 227-0075.
Special Life Events
There are many life events like, school dances, recitals, awards, graduations, baby blessings etc. All of these deserve special commemoration. If the moment is important to you, preserve it. Colleges and school memories and pictures are prefect to put in a shadow box as a perfect graduation gift! We also offer a christening gown display box for after your baby’s blessings.
Call 801-227-0075 to find a dealer near you or to find out more about owning your own franchise.
Come Visit Us At The SHOW! Suspended In Time Flower Preservation call us at (801)227-0075 for more information on becoming a dealer or to find one near you.
When: Friday and Saturday, April 17-18, 2015
Where: The UCCU Center at UVU in Orem (directions)
Hours: Friday = 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday = 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Tickets: Free online at this site for a limited time!
Also available at Provo Towne Center and at the Riverwoods or at other top sponsors below!
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Kristiann Fuller came in today to pick-up her bouquet after we preserved it for her. She wrote out the following testimonial for us about her flowers: “I love my preserved flowers! The encasement is so beautiful! I love how the flowers pop out with there color and the perspective. I will be able to enjoy my bridal bouquet for years and years. I love it!” Thank you for your wonderful comments Kristiann. You can do this for people in you area by owning your own franchise call (801)227-0075 to find out more or to find a dealer near you.
Personalize your wedding anniversary gift by replicating a special moment that she will cherished for generations to come. To find out more information on how to create your own personalized beautiful encasement to decorate your home: call (801)227-0075 or https://www.suspendedintime.com/ to see more information on how to own your own franchise.
We are going to be at THIS WEEKEND’S WOMEN’S EXPO going from April Friday the 18th to Saturday the 19th. Come on down and say hi and check out all the goodies and giveaways going on at the show!
Check out this website to get your free tickets for the up coming Women’s Expo this Friday and Saturday! www.UtahWomensShow.com You all have the free ticket code FREEFORME that you can share with others.
Kay Mitchell said this upon picking up her floral encasement’s, “When I saw our beautiful memorials, I was so touched. It makes you always feel that they are near. Which they are!” Thank you for your wonderful comments. If you would like to learn where to get your flowers preserved or to find out how to become a dealer in your own town call (801) 227-0075.
A friend of the bride picked up her encasement she had this to say, “The flowers turned out so beautiful. The colors are still so vibrant. We will cherish it forever.” Thank you, Liz Galbraith for your comments and we wish Ashley the best in her new adventure. If you want to preserve you flowers or learn how to do this for people around you contact us at (801) 227-0075.
Variously known as the Fourth of July and Independence Day, July 4th has been a federal holiday in the United States since 1941, but the tradition of Independence Day celebrations goes back to the 18th century and the American Revolution (1775-83). In June 1776, representatives of the 13 colonies then fighting in the revolutionary struggle weighed a resolution that would declare their independence from Great Britain. On July 2nd, the Continental Congress voted in favor of independence, and two days later its delegates adopted the Declaration of Independence, a historic document drafted by Thomas Jefferson. From 1776 until the present day, July 4th has been celebrated as the birth of American independence, with typical festivities ranging from fireworks, parades and concerts to more casual family gatherings and barbecues.
The Birth of American Independence
When the initial battles in the Revolutionary War broke out in April 1775, few colonists desired complete independence from Great Britain, and those who did were considered radical. By the middle of the following year, however, many more colonists had come to favor independence, thanks to growing hostility against Britain and the spread of revolutionary sentiments such as those expressed in Thomas Paine’s bestselling pamphlet “Common Sense,” published in early 1776. On June 7, when the Continental Congress met at the Pennsylvania State House (later Independence Hall) in Philadelphia, the Virginia delegate Richard Henry Lee introduced a motion calling for the colonies’ independence. Amid heated debate, Congress postponed the vote on Lee’s resolution, but appointed a five-man committee–including Thomas Jefferson of Virginia, John Adams of Massachusetts, Roger Sherman of Connecticut, Benjamin Franklin of Pennsylvania and Robert R. Livingston of New York–to draft a formal statement justifying the break with Great Britain.
On July 2nd, the Continental Congress voted in favor of Lee’s resolution for independence in a near-unanimous vote (the New York delegation abstained, but later voted affirmatively). On that day, John Adams wrote to his wife Abigail that July 2 “will be celebrated, by succeeding Generations, as the great anniversary Festival” and that the celebration should include “Pomp and Parade…Games, Sports, Guns, Bells, Bonfires and Illuminations from one End of this Continent to the other.” On July 4th, the Congress formally adopted the Declaration of Independence, which had been written largely by Jefferson. Though the vote for actual independence took place on July 2nd, from then on the 4th became the day that was celebrated as the birth of American independence.
Early Fourth of July Celebrations
In the pre-Revolutionary years, colonists had held annual celebrations of the king’s birthday, which traditionally included the ringing of bells, bonfires, processions and speechmaking. By contrast, during the summer of 1776 some colonists celebrated the birth of independence by holding mock funerals for King George III, as a way of symbolizing the end of the monarchy’s hold on America and the triumph of liberty. Festivities including concerts, bonfires, parades and the firing of cannons and muskets usually accompanied the first public readings of the Declaration of Independence, beginning immediately after its adoption. Philadelphia held the first annual commemoration of independence on July 4, 1777, while Congress was still occupied with the ongoing war. George Washington issued double rations of rum to all his soldiers to mark the anniversary of independence in 1778, and in 1781, several months before the key American victory at Yorktown, Massachusetts became the first state to make July 4th an official state holiday.
After the Revolutionary War, Americans continued to commemorate Independence Day every year, in celebrations that allowed the new nation’s emerging political leaders to address citizens and create a feeling of unity. By the last decade of the 18th century, the two major political parties–Federalists and Democratic-Republicans–that had arisen began holding separate Independence Day celebrations in many large cities.
July 4th Becomes A National Holiday
The tradition of patriotic celebration became even more widespread after the War of 1812, in which the United States again faced Great Britain. In 1870, the U.S. Congress made July 4th a federal holiday; in 1941, the provision was expanded to grant a paid holiday to all federal employees. Over the years, the political importance of the holiday would decline, but Independence Day remained an important national holiday and a symbol of patriotism.
Falling in mid-summer, the Fourth of July has since the late 19th century become a major focus of leisure activities and a common occasion for family get-togethers, often involving fireworks and outdoor barbecues. The most common symbol of the holiday is the American flag, and a common musical accompaniment is “The Star-Spangled Banner,” the national anthem of the United States.