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It’s Never Too Early to Think About Showing Mom Some Love

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This post is sponsored by lexi lou jewels, where almost any image can be turned into a beautiful keepsake.  Head over and check them out while there’s still time to pick up a custom photo necklace for Mother’s Day.


Mother’s Day will be here before you know it and in thinking about what I wanted to highlight this year, I’ve decided to keep things simple.  As a mother I know how precious a well prepared meal, a lazy day, or an especially personal gift can be and I know my own mom appreciates these things too.  So this year I’m shooting for heartfelt, not showy, for both me and my mom.  Today I thought I’d share a few of my favorite ideas with you.



This first find is for the long-distance mom.  Of course what every mom wants most is to be with their children on Mother’s Day but sometimes that’s just not possible.  This clever DIY balloon card (complete with free printables) is sure to put a smile on Mom’s face when you can’t be there to do it yourself.



This next one is for you.  After all, who amongst us wouldn’t love it if our families treated us with breakfast in bed?  Sending your hubby the link to these sweet Mother’s Day breakfast printables plus menu ideas from Martha Stewart isn’t exactly subtle but I bet it’ll get the job done.


Lastly, if you have older children consider giving them control of planning the day.  It will make them feel special and take the pressure off you.  Here’s a creative list of 15 unique ways to spend Mother’s Day to help inspire them.  It’s full of doable ideas like #3: Take Mom to the movies. Let her choose the movie, you take care of the snacks and drinks. She’ll have a great time and every time she sees that movie in the future, she’ll think of you.

I’m curious, what will you be doing this Mother’s Day?  Do all the mothers in your family come together to celebrate or do you prefer private time with your little ones?  I’d love it if you’d share your traditions in the comments below.

Thanks again to lexi lou jewels for sponsoring today’s look at celebrating mom.



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