Browsing tag: Mother’s Day

5 Mother’s Day Gifts for Minimalist Moms

In most households, it's the mom who is charged with organizing the space. She's the one who has determined where things should live. But she's also the one who mostly decides how long those things get to stay. While decluttering isn't always strictly done by the lady of the house, many times it is, and that right there has turned a whole bunch of us into women known as minimalist moms. The Trend is Clear These days, it's pretty popular to downsize our junk and make more space for life, but the experts are quick to remind us

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What to Do For your Mom When You Can’t Be There on Mother’s Day

For everyone who has a mom or is one, Mother's Day can be a delightful occasion. Gifts, flowers, fruity desserts and cards are the order of the day, while moms just get to sit back and soak it all in like a sweet slice of southern pound cake covered with syrupy strawberries. Sometimes You Can't Be There But what if you're not actually able to actually BE with your mom on the second Sunday in May? Of course, you would be if you could be. Yet, there are times when it can't happen. One young girl I know is so sad she can't get

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An Elaborate Mother’s Day Picnic in La Grange, Texas

Aren't you glad May was designated as the month in which to celebrate Mother's Day? Yellow and pink flowers are blooming everywhere, the sun is shining, and the birdies are chirping. I don't know about you, but all of those things put together sure do make me want to go on a Mother's Day picnic. Mother's Day Traditions What traditions does your family have on this Sunday in May when it's all about Mom? When I was growing up in Amarillo, Mother's Day was a big deal for lots of reasons, but what was number one? Mom didn't have

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Mother’s Day Gifts for Every Kind of Mom

Show your Mom some Mother's Day love with an item or two from this fresh list of Mother's Day gifts. Then get ready for a big squuuueeeeeze hug from the one who loves you like nobody else! A Gift for the Mom Who Loves to Be Pampered A 50-minute Shirodhara at Woodhouse Day Spa. Starting with warm oil gently poured onto her forehead, this massage technique focuses on the scalp from where the tension will all flow away. What mom wouldn't love that kind of luxury? Book here for a Mother's Day package at the centrally located

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How I Got Through Mother’s Day Without the Kids

*Update: Since the first publication of this post, we've moved to Dallas, but I'll always have sweet memories of this first Mother's Day in Austin without the kids. In spite of the fact that it was so different from the others, it was still so good! How I Got Through Mother's Day Without the Kids Since we’ve moved to Austin, and since everyone in the family lives somewhere else, we just can’t be together on every single important occasion. That can be a little hard, especially since we spent so many years living near extended

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