Archive for the ‘Photo Submissions’ Category

Tropical Treasures: Work Hard, Play Hard

February 2, 2012

Our final Tropical Treasures photo submission comes from Cathy D. Last October Cathy went to Kailua-Kona, Hawaii to watch her son compete in the Ironman World Championship. Afterward the entire family stayed around another week to enjoy all Hawaii has to offer. Below are some of the pictures from the unforgettable family trip.

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“Lei” It On Us: Submit Your Hawaii Photos!

October 26, 2011

For the past few weeks we’ve followed Sam Lemheney on his travels through Hawaii, specifically the enchanting island of Oahu. (You’ll read about Maui and the Big Island in the weeks ahead.)

Now it’s your turn to share your own memories of Hawaii! We want to see your best vacation photos of tropical flowers, inspiring sunsets, smiling people, and so much more.

If you have stories to share, authentic recipes to recommend, or videos of you strumming the ukelele, we want that too!

The best will be featured here on our blog. You can email them to

Postcard-Worthy Paris: The Notorious Notre Dame

February 27, 2011


The Eiffel Tower is  not the only attraction in town.

The mesmerizing Notre Dame cathedral caught Marlene O.’s eye as she ate dinner on a boat across the river. She captured these majestic photos to help her remember her romantic visit in 2008.

Sheila H. was also captivated by the grandeur of the structure during a quiet moment in front of a cathedral fountain.

Postcard-Worthy Paris: A Day in the Life

February 25, 2011

Wish you could escape the rain and spend a relaxing day in a Paris park? With the help of Mary Y.’s photo submissions, it is easy to imagine a day in the life of a Parisian.



Start by window shopping for the perfect picnic treats.







Then head to the park and take a stroll with your sweetheart.





End your afternoon with some cheese and wine as you watch toy sailboats glide across the water.





The 2011 Philadelphia International Flower Show is right around the corner. Let this year’s exhibitors transport you to “Springtime in Paris”!

Postcard-Worthy Paris: Many Perspectives

February 16, 2011

The Philadelphia Flower Show loves Paris from every angle and this year’s featured displays will explore many different Parisian environments. Thanks to Gerard G., we see the city from behind a statue, below the hedge, and alongside a row of rental bikes.












There is no limit to what the eye, or the camera lens, can capture!

Postcard-Worthy Paris: All Lit Up

February 7, 2011

Paris, one of the most romantic cities in the world, is most beautiful at night! Maitreyi R. sent in these majestic photos of dark skies, bright lights, and a city in its prime.

The Eiffel Tower all lit up

Underneath it all

A city of light

Postcard-Worthy Paris: French Flower Market

February 5, 2011

Thanks to Amy P., we found another Parisian to invite to our 2011 Philadelphia Flower Show on March6-13.  It looks like he’s got plenty of practice selling flowers to the crowd!

Ahh,  another glorious picture of the famous Paris landmark. This time,  it is set off by a pink and purple backdrop. These tower pictures never get old.

Postcard-Worthy Paris: Halos & Hedges

February 3, 2011

This year’s flower show promises to revive fond memories for Andrea R., who studied abroad her senior year of college and snapped this angelic photo during her travels through Paris and Versailles in October.

Postcard-Worthy Paris: The Bee’s Knees

February 2, 2011

Bill G. snapped these unique shots in one of Paris’s most popular parks, the Jardin du Luxembourg (Luxemburg Garden). He even managed to capture a busy moment at a Bee Club Meeting at the garden’s apiary, or bee house. Thanks for the photos, Bill; they are definitely buzz-worthy!

A side view of the famous Fontaine de Medicis, a baroque fountain with a central sculpture of Greek figure, Polyphemus watching over the waters.

A row of bee houses where beehives are harbored

A busy moment with the Bee Club

Postcard-Worthy Paris Photos: Submission 8

January 31, 2011

Karen S. is the shutterbug behind this great photo. She was in Paris a few months ago and said “it was a fascinating city, full of surprising angles and placements.”

Well said, Karen! She, like most of the people who voted in last week’s poll, is enchanted by the Eiffel Tower.

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