How will you be celebrating your Mom this year? In 2016, Americans spent $21.4 billion dollars on Mother’s Day (1). And this year, that number is expected to hit an all-time high of $23.6 billion. (2) And while celebrating mom has certainly taken different forms over the centuries, it is safe to say that we spend big to spoil our moms! Officially, Mother’s Day started as a … [Read more...] about How And How Much Will You Spend This Mother’s Day?
This post is in partnership with Hallmark. Mother’s Day has become one of the most important days of the year: You get breakfast in bed, get beautiful cards from your kids, take your mom to lunch - the day is special and it brings with it memories of our moms and childhoods. Especially being moms ourselves now, we realize the deep importance of our mothers, how much they did … [Read more...] about Celebrate Your Mom This Mother’s Day
Mother’s Day is just around the corner and everyone is asking the moms what we want. I’m a simple gal and not particularly high maintenance in the gifts department. I don’t want flowers or jewelry for Mother’s Day or any other occasion really. In fact, my perfect Mother’s Day gift would be doing without some things. For example, there are certain comments made by the … [Read more...] about What I DON’T Want for Mother’s Day
This project comes from crafty mom Jessie Daye. "Today we're making a really sweet Mother's Day gift. My husband always gives me a purse, or something he buys from a store, and while it's so nice that he does that, I always tell him that I want things from my kids. So this year, I did something to show him what I mean." Here's how to make a lovely and personal Mother's … [Read more...] about Let’s Craft: Family Hand Print Gift for Mom
Mother’s Day is coming up. Maybe it’s the one day a year you really feel appreciated. Maybe it’s the one day a year you indulge and buy yourself something special. Or, maybe you’re ready to print out a list or two and hide it in your partner’s work bag! Gifts are nice, of course, but nothing can beat words on paper. Before handing over a gift or two to mom, make sure your … [Read more...] about 2017 Mother’s Day Gift Guide