Thursday, January 16, 2020

Teresa Sabankaya Will Hold A Posy Pop-Up Boutique at Buttercup Cakes & Farmhouse Frosting Shop in Santa Cruz, Feb. 10-14, 2020

Renowned florist and floral designer Teresa Sabankaya will hold her first pop-up flower boutique of 2020 in February at Buttercup Cakes & Farmhouse Frosting in Santa Cruz.

Bonny Doon, CA, January 17, 2020 — Renowned florist and floral designer Teresa Sabankaya will hold her first pop-up flower boutique of 2020 in February at Buttercup Cakes & Farmhouse Frosting in Santa Cruz.

The Posy Pop-Up by Bonny Doon Garden Company will be held from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Friday, Feb. 10 –14, 2020, at Buttercup Cakes & Farmhouse Frosting, 1411 Pacific Ave., in Santa Cruz. The pop-up will feature a full Valentine’s Day gift boutique, with candles, language of flowers luxe home and body care products, books, and flowers, making it a one-stop shop for Valentine’s Day gifts.

For many years, several businesses in Santa Cruz have invited Teresa to create pop-up flower boutiques for special occasions and especially holidays such as Christmas, Valentine’s Day, and Mother’s Day. So, she is working on Posy Pop-ups for whimsical and truly unique flower and botanical gift experiences.

Teresa’s creations are timeless, not trendy, and with a classic garden romance aesthetic. She has been involved with flowers for more than 20 years, is a pioneer of the Slow Flowers™ movement, is an Advanced Certified Green Gardener, and is regarded as one of the most innovative florists in Northern California.

Teresa’s creative, innovative floral arrangements can be purchased with the click of a button at the Bonny Doon Garden Company’s website at

Shop online for local deliveries of flower arrangements throughout Santa Cruz County. Teresa partners with independently owned artisan flower shops through a fine flower network of independent florists, so that flowers can be ordered and delivered by fine florists nationwide, from small and wrapped, to grand and glorious.

Check out her website for new special Valentine’s Day arrangements, including such posy specials as:

>My Valentine Posy – classy and modern, this posy conveys passion, romance, and beauty for the love of your life, $68 plus shipping.

>Sweetheart Posy — Perfect for Valentine’s Day; mother and daughter; new loves, and more, $68 plus shipping.

>Simplement l’Amour — the most popular of the Valentine Posies makes a voluptuous statement in pink and red. This one is a hot and heavy romance posy that elicits fidelity, passion, and timeless eternal love for the love of your life, $68 plus shipping.

Sabankaya recommends pairing a posy arrangement with her new hardcover, signed book, “The Posy Book: Garden-Inspired Bouquets That Tell a Story,” available at

Gifting flowers conveys emotions and messages that can’t always be articulated in words. Sabankaya helps translate those feelings for us in “The Posy Book.”

In addition to Teresa’s flowers, gift items such as, Language of Flower Posy Soaps and Language of Flowers Curated Gift Box, sentiment tags, and “The Posy Book,” can be ordered and shipped nationwide through

Last day of shipping for Valentine’s Day arrival must be ordered by Feb. 12 for nationwide shipping of Valentine’s Day posies and gifts.

Check out her website at, and also for more information and gift ideas. You can also talk about your flower order by calling (831) 421-0975.

Marci Bracco Cain
Chatterbox PR
Salinas, CA 93901
(831) 747-7455

Goodwill Central Coast Increases Community impact by Offering 46 new Job Opportunities for 2020

Through education, training and employment services, Goodwill Central Coast helps rebuild lives, families and communities by removing barriers to employment.

Salinas, CA, January 17, 2020 - Each year GCC assists more than 9,000 job seekers get back to work and reclaim financial and personal independence. In addition, Goodwill also provides meaningful work within the nonprofit itself, increasing its community impact by increasing employment. Effectively, GCC has become a job creator within a job creator, employing more than 550 people.

Thanks to community support and generous donations, Goodwill Central Coast has announced 46 new job openings/career opportunities for the new year. These full-time and part-time benefitted positions are available throughout Monterey, Santa Cruz and San Luis Obispo counties.

The available jobs span all sectors, including management, donation attendants, e-commerce assistants, career center coordinators, drivers, janitors and more. As always, there are great opportunities for advancement.

Job seekers can apply for positions through GCC’s career portal at

About Goodwill Central Coast
Goodwill Central Coast, a private 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, began in 1928 in the city of Santa Cruz and today has expanded into three counties: Santa Cruz, Monterey, and San Luis Obispo. Goodwill provides a positive learning environment that creates brighter futures through connecting people to meaningful work.

Marci Bracco Cain
Chatterbox PR
Salinas, CA 93901
(831) 747-7455