Gifting Etiquette 101: Holiday Weekend Thank You Gifts

It’s the day after a holiday weekend, and you’ve got unpacking to do, chores to finish and tons (I mean, tons) of laundry. You also have to properly thank your friend for hosting you at their house all weekend. We know this feeling all too well: your to-do list feels overwhelming.  We’re here to help. […]

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celebrate national best friends day

Whether they’re the Rory to your Lorlei or the Goose to your Maverick, today is a day to celebrate your besties. (Although celebrating your bffs definitely isn’t limited to one day) To celebrate national best friend day we rounded up a few of our favorite dynamic duos and the gifts they’re sending to each other […]

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gifting etiquette 101: graduation gifts

Ah, sweet summertime. The time for late nights and outdoor parties. The time for the pool, vacations and summer fun.  It’s also the time for graduations and transitions. Whether you know someone who is graduating from college or high school, summer is the season to celebrate them.  Graduation usually takes place in May or June, […]

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why sending a gift on afloat is so much better than amazon

We’ve all been in this scenario: we need to buy a gift for someone that we care about, but we don’t have the time to do it. What do you do? Turn to a big box retailer like Amazon where you know you can buy a mediocre gift with same-day delivery? That’s an option, but […]

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afloat – the story behind the name

It started with a sweater. Our founder, Sarah-Allen Preston, was on the fence about whether or not she was going to launch a new app centered around connecting people to their loved ones when they need it the most.  She knew she wanted to make people feel connected and uplifted but wasn’t entirely sure how […]

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Like A Mother Series – Feat. Sharyn Blond From Sharyn Blond Linens

Welcome to a special blog series in honor of Mother’s Day: Like a Mother. Here at afloat, we’re all about celebrating everything and that includes making Mother’s Day special for everyone. We know that not everyone has a perfect relationship with their own mom, may not have a mom or may have trouble becoming a […]

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Like A Mother Series – Feat. Kristin And Jess From Fitz Collective

Welcome to a special blog series in honor of Mother’s Day: Like a Mother. Here at afloat, we’re all about celebrating everything and that includes making Mother’s Day special for everyone. We know that not everyone has a perfect relationship with their own mom, may not have a mom or may have trouble becoming a […]

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Like A Mother Series – Feat. Kelsey Perry From DuoFIT Maternity

Welcome to a special blog series in honor of Mother’s Day: Like a Mother. Here at afloat, we’re all about celebrating everything and that includes making Mother’s Day special for everyone. We know that not everyone has a perfect relationship with their own mom, may not have a mom or may have trouble becoming a […]

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Like A Mother Series – Feat. Gina Holmberg From Welwythn

Welcome to a special blog series in honor of Mother’s Day: Like a Mother. Here at afloat, we’re all about celebrating everything and that includes making Mother’s Day special for everyone. We know that not everyone has a perfect relationship with their own mom, may not have a mom or may have trouble becoming a […]

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Like A Mother Series – Feat. Ashley Bare From Hemma Hemma

Welcome to a special blog series in honor of Mother’s Day: Like a Mother. Here at afloat, we’re all about celebrating everything and that includes making Mother’s Day special for everyone. We know that not everyone has a perfect relationship with their own mom, may not have a mom or may have trouble becoming a […]

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