As Spring settles in and the month of May continues, do not forget that Mother’s Day is just around the corner.
All for the love of our mothers, we will trudge out to the store and try to find the perfect gift that says both “thank you for changing my diapers” and “I’m glad you can’t ground me anymore” simultaneously.
What we really want is to get our moms something they will really enjoy this Mother’s Day.
This is a list of gift ideas your mother might like this Mother’s Day that are useful, heartwarming, and fun.
- Orbit Key Ring Attachment
This key ring attachment is designed to let you find your keys with your phone. To do so, download the Orbit app for Apple and Android products and make the attachment ring. If the attachment is out of range, the app will show the last known location of the keys. It has a battery life of up to six months and it is water resistant. http://amzn.to/237PZOU
- Create a Keepsake Cookbook
You can look into purchasing the Keepsake Kitchen Diary, or you can create one of your own using a generic write in cookbook.
The Keepsake Kitchen Diary™ includes these unique features:
-Thoughtful organization with room for up to 200 recipes
-Divided into 6 sections: starters, soups/salads, main courses, side dishes, desserts and miscellaneous
-Pockets included for storing photos and special tokens
-12 tear-out recipe cards to share
-Beautiful hand-drawn illustrations
-Durable binding and coated covers to protect from light spills
For a discount, visit the Keepsake website HERE and use coupon code TFCLM10 for a 10% discount for Texas Forest Country Living Readers!
- A Day Off
Mother’s work very hard to take care of children and husbands, hold a steady job, and still have time to do some things they really enjoy. So treat your mother/wife to a day off where you take care of household work, cook her dinner, clean out the car, and let her catch up on sleep and any projects she might be missing out on.
- Treat Her to a Spa Day
Whether you can afford a full day trip to a spa or a mani/pedi and some bath bombs, candles, and soothing music, you mother/wife will surely appreciate a day to relax and get some much needed TLC.
- Listen to Her Hints
Many moms/wives will begin to mention things they like or really want near Mother’s Day in hopes their children or husbands will take note and head to the store. So start listening to her list of things in the next couple of weeks.
- Spend a Day with Her Doing what She Wants to Do
Let her choose where to shop or what movie to see, just promise you will be there to spend the day with her.
- Write Her a Letter or Call Her
If you won’t be able to see her on the day of, let her know you are thinking about her by personalizing a Mother’s Day card and calling her.
- Make a Homemade Gift
Do something sweet for your mom like making a jar full of reasons why she is the best mom in the world or a home baked pastry. Just create something crafty to show you put some effort into the gift.
- Most of All…
Let her know just how much you love her. She spends/spent loads of time raising and loving you, and she will tell you herself how she loves you more than you will ever know. Reach past the commercialized holiday and make sure to do something personal.