Tag: Mother's Day

Mother's Day gifts we really want

Mother's Day gifts we really want
Every year I think I enjoy Mother’s Day even more.  I appreciate my own mother and relish in how my kids now express their love for me.  We never need gifts, but small tokens of gratitude are never turned away. Sleeping in.  These days I can’t sleep late even if I try.  That is ok.... Read more »

Make Your Own Sun Catchers

Make Your Own Sun Catchers
My whole family gathered on Mother’s Day at my sister’s condo to eat lox and bagels and do puzzles.  Who knew my mom would come bringing a craft? We colored clear plastic disposable plates with sharpies and preheated the oven to 250 degrees.  Next we put the plate over a large empty soup can into... Read more »

What to get my mom for Mother's Day

What to get my mom for Mother's Day
Today, I walked in and out of stores looking for the perfect Mother’s Day gift for my mom. I looked and looked, yet no items seemed worthy of saying thank you to my mother for giving me life and raising me. I believe my mom has everything she needs.  She is healthy, has been married... Read more »
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Meatless Monday: Roasted Cauliflower and White Bean Soup

Meatless Monday: Roasted Cauliflower and White Bean Soup
My Mother’s Day yesterday included gorgeous sunshine while planting my garden, love from my family and really I couldn’t have asked for a better day.  I feel grateful for all that I have. The downside is everyone is sick and there has been a lingering cough that will not leave my house. The only thing... Read more »

Dear Mom

Dear Mom, I was terrified to have a girl; I always said I wanted boys.  Do you know why? I was a terrible daughter.   Suddenly once I became a mom, it clicked.  And the click is repeated everyday as I finally realize and understand why you said things you said and did the things you did. Still... Read more »