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Mother's Day Ideas From Crafty Creations

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MOTHER'S DAY HISTORY

 The first official Mother's Day wasthe second Sunday in May, 1908. The day to honor Mothers started withAnn Jarvis and after her death, continued by her daughter, Anna.

Five hundred carnations were brought tochurch by Anna, that Sunday, for the mothers in the congregation,chosen because they were her mother's favorite flower. This startedthe tradition of carnations being given at religious services.

Mothers who lost their son(s) during awar flew the American flag on Mother's Day.

 

Today's segment is about a littleeffort for your unique mom. Focus on her favorite hobby, color, orbucket list item. Moms want your time and heart felt words. Make adate for the immediate future, presenting her the details on Mother'sDay.

 

A PRETTY METAL COLLINDER filled withsome kitchen items for the cook.

A vintage apron, found at the antiquemall. An older cookbook, abundant at the used book stores, newWhetstone utensils tied with twine, salt & pepper shakers, tealights, lotion and her favorite tea or coffee. Take her to a cookingclass, she can wear her apron!

 

ANTI-VASE? How about a teapot forflowers, with out the lid, they're inexpensive-look for them at thethrift store, add a movie & WATCH IT WITH HER! Don't forget herfavorite snacks or bring a picnic dinner and make a home date.

 

ITALY! Most of us can't send mom onher dream vacation, but it's easy to give her a special gift with a"taste" from her ideal location. This pile included a calendar,cooking oil, sea salt, a piece of pottery and a CD. With a littlefore thought, you can create this with a theme from any where.

 

Find some of her favorite photos, easyto copy and frame. Current art work, framed for the younger moms;would be a big hit, ready made mats and frames are affordable and funfor kids to choose. Add home made coupons for FREE HUGS or QUIETBUBBLE BATHS. (Don't forget the give her the bubbles, new washclothes and towel!)

 

MUSIC is always a good choice.Remember, Sherman has an amazing Jazz Museum, with a new jazz CD,make a lunch date & field trip. Check the web site for info. Havethe young musicians in the family create a show, or recital just formom!

 

Homestead Winery in downtown Denisonwill make a custom wine bottle label for just $2.00! They can alsolook up something special in another language, if you prefer.

Add a pretty towel, wine topper,cheese, and glasses for a gift of amore'!

(Maybe include this with the bubbles!)Serve with an easy dinner at home.

 

HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY!!! (especiallyto the 3 families in Cleveland, Ohio!)

Brenda Hantsche