I’ve mentioned my love for lilacs before, last spring probably, but I’m going to gush over them again. I found a great big bushel of them at the farmer’s market on Sunday and since then, I’ve been spending as much time sitting next to them as I can.
They’re my most favorite flowers ever.
You see, lilacs and I have a history. I lost an unnamed pet turtle under the lilac bushes at my grandmother’s home when I was little and still living there with my family, and when I was older and used to drive to her home to spend time with her on the weekends, I always left with two handfuls of them, wrapped in a wet paper towel and tin foil.
For years I’ve dreamed about carrying a bouquet of lilacs for my wedding. The complication? I’d love an October wedding, though lilacs only bloom in the spring.
What’s your favorite bloom? What did you carry at your wedding?