July 1999, Macy Gray got me hooked. It all started with her video for "I Try". That was the first time I really noticed a bright, beautiful Gerbera daisy. In the video she wakes up sad, gets ready, leaves her hotel and stops at a flower shop to purchase a little bouquet of pink Gerbera daisies. From that point on she can't stop smiling. Red, purple, orange, pink. They have been with me for every monumental occasion in my life, the centre pieces at my bridal shower, wedding and baby shower. All of the girls in my wedding party carried them. Each girl picked out her own dress... as long as it was either red, purple, orange or pink. They became beautiful, walking Gerbera Girls. Gerbera daisies are just such a happy flower and I can't look at one without smiling. They don't really have a scent, just a little earthy and fresh. These ones are from Nora's birthday party on Saturday, aren't they lovely?