What are you doing for your mother for Mother's Day?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by love-my-wolves, May 3, 2008.

  1. love-my-wolves

    love-my-wolves Songster

    Mar 14, 2008
    Front Royal, VA
    I am painting a family portrait for my step-mom. I am closer to her than my real mother, and even though we are only 9 years apart, she is my mom. She has been trying to get a family portrait for the past 6 years, and since my brother just got married, we finally got it for her. So I am going to paint it for her, and have it framed.

    For my real mother and MIL, I will be giving cards and gift cards for a restaurant.

    For me, I hope I get a home in Virginia for Mother's Day, as it is all I've been praying for.

    So, what are you doing for your mother???
  2. thechickenchick

    thechickenchick Born city, Living country

    Mar 8, 2008
    Eaton, Colorado
    My Mom passed away almost 8 years ago. I will take a walk and say a prayer for her. My MIL is a very wonderful person and has filled that void I have had for so long. I will take her out for lunch and give her a card on friday. We have to be out of town on Sunday. I love your idea of painting the portrait. How lucky you are to have such talent.[​IMG]
  3. love-my-wolves

    love-my-wolves Songster

    Mar 14, 2008
    Front Royal, VA
    I'm so sorry about your mom!!! I'm glad your MIL is there for you! Have a great Mother's Day!
  4. nccountrygirl

    nccountrygirl Songster

    Jul 31, 2007
    Sanford N.C.
    My own mama pasted in 1974 when I was 18. I miss her all the time. The Good Lord saw fit to give me my step mama when I was 8 and her and my dad raised 7 children, she is 77 and I love her dearly. She had 4 children when my dad married her and with his 3 we became a blended family. Mama did not have to take in 3 little snotty nosed kids to raise but she did and for that I will always be grateful to her. we are going to see her in SC next weekend, will get her a gift card from Hobby Lobby and take her to lunch.
    Last edited: May 3, 2008
  5. mmajw

    mmajw Songster

    Jan 31, 2008
    There will be 4 generations of us going to brunch. My grandmother, my mother, myself and my kids along with our spouses. Just a day to be together. Not sure on a gift yet, the kids are making things.
  6. Vamp-A-Billy Princess

    Vamp-A-Billy Princess Songster

    Apr 13, 2008
    I am doing a photo shoot with my son and my best friend's son in coordinated outfits. My Memphis is 19 mo and her Son Townes is 5 mo. That's our present to eachother from our babies. I will also do some of each baby separate as gifts for my mom and her mom. I am gonna use our hayfield as the backdrop.
  7. truckerswife

    truckerswife Songster

    Aug 20, 2007
    SW Washington
    Mil lives two states away , so we're sending her flowers.

    My mom lives across the country . I am sending some trinkets I bought at a gift shop at tulip farm/festival, and some handmade tulip cards . She likes tulips/daffodils like I do.
  8. CritterHill

    CritterHill Songster

    Feb 3, 2008
    SE PA
    My Mom and MIL live in another state so I always just send flowers.

    For me, my DH takes my 2 girls (ages 2 and 4) out into the woods and fields around our house and they collect flowers to make a giant mother's day bouquet for me! Every year they do this and I love it!

    Not only do I get a hand picked bunch of flowers (though my flower gardens do take some damage), but I get an hour to myself when they are out to drink a cup of tea or take a much needed nap!

    Everyone wins.
  9. ginbart

    ginbart Crowing

    Mar 9, 2008
    Bloomsburg, PA
    My mom passed away 7 years ago and my mother in law passed away last June. We will be taking flowers to the graves and I'm stopping in Kutztown Pa to pick up some hatching eggs. Thats my mothers day present to me.
  10. 4F FARM

    4F FARM Songster

    Jan 7, 2008
    North Idaho
    Not too sure. My mother was just diagnosed with Colon Cancer after beating breast cancer 4 years ago. I want to do something special, but she is not the type to like to be pampered. What ever the boys and I decide to do for her will be special thought. My MIL lives next door. She is easy to buy for. Flowers for her deck and a nice sappy card.

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