Speaking of Mother's Day....

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Speaking of Mother's Day....

What is everyone up to for mothers day? Got anygood thoughts or ideas you want to share for gifts for your own Mom or MIL?

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I got my mom a Wizard of Oz book thing at Sam's some months ago, nothing huge, but she LOVES all things Oz. Smile

For me, I am trying to decide whether I want some new clothes or maybe some new towels or something. Smile

And we will go to church and then have whatever dh decides to cook after. Smile

You??

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My MIL is deceased (before I met DH). My mom is getting a Kindle lighted cover.

DH will probably get me something household or car related. He's romantic like that. :rolleyes:

What I really want is night where I get to sleep through and not get up with any kids. Too bad that will never happen because my LO is still nursing and DH gives up after 4 minutes of trying to get him back to sleep.

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I am holding off for my Mom, since we will be seeing her a few weeks after!!! But I will send a card on for sure.

For MIL? gah. I don't know yet. She has everything under the sun!!

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I don't think we have big plans. I am spending the first part of the weekend with my girlfriend and some bottles of wine at the family camper. But for actual Mother's Day we don't have any plans.

My mom asked me not to get her anything, but I will send her a card. And I agree with Joee about MIL having everything under the sun--but, we will still get something for her.

As for me? What I really truly want is for my DH to realize that he has a good life with lots of things to be happy about, and for him to start showing some sort of improvement... I want the DH I married back. I will be sad if he totally forgets about Mother's Day and gets me nothing, and so far as gifts I'd really love to have nice family portraits made.

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I have no clue what we are doing, but it will probably be dinner with my parents. I am at a loss for my mom for gifts. Again she has everything under the sun. Last year I did Sherries Berries for both mom and MIL. I will probably do something similar for MIL. But no clue for my mom. I even tried Pinterest last night for ideas and didnt find anything.
AFM- I would like a nice mothers day. last mothers day was kinda ruined with too many martial issues to get into again since all is well again so I feel like I deserve a really good one! lol! I usually get Truck parts for my truck. I am in the market for a new gun but I think its too pricey for a mothers day gift. and seems kinda the wrong type of gift for mothers day. Maybe a nice massage gift card. hmm.. I am sure DH has not even thought about it yet.

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I'm running a tough mudder http://toughmudder.com/ ~ but taking my own MIL out to dinner that night as DH is abroad, and sending my Mom flowers.

DH bought me the gift I most wanted for mothers day (A Garmin running watch).........and generally flowers show up though I don't need them....all I really want is a card, and I know that will come. It's a bit of a silly holiday for us, but I admit that I love being treated to something special even though he gives me year round appreciation for the job I do.

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My mother has told us not to bother with mothers or fathers day this year as we threw them a surprise 60/65th birthday party last month...So we will prob just get the kids to make her a card....
MIL well we would usually have a big family lunch/dinner and we all go to their place including grandparents...but I dont know what the plan is this year, with it beeing so close to the death of her brother and the grandparents son...It will prob still go ahead but it will be strange without him there...
Maybe we should have it at our place this year....but its a lot of people to put into our house....We will see,...

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I have no idea what DH has up his sleeve, but he is pretty excited about it Wink I was hoping for a matching rocking chair for the one he got me a few years ago, the white ones they have in front of Cracker Barrel, but I don't think that's it since it has been ordered...

For my mom and MIL I am making them these modge podged flower pots with pictures of the kids on them that I saw on Pinterest and then the kids will plant flowers in them. They are both big gardeners, so they'll like that. We don't usually do a big gift, just something little and sentimental. It will be a busy day though we'll go to church early then have brunch with MIL and SIL and her family and then home for naps then my parents and sis and her family will come over here for dinner that DH, my dad and BIL will cook Smile

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Not sure what we're up to. It will be my first Mother's Day since becoming a mother that my DH will be off work. So I hope we do something nice as a family.

Melissa, I didn't know you were doing the Tough Mudder!! I have a bunch of family doing one here in Toronto in August! Hard stuff!!

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We bought our mother's Pandora bracelets for each of their birthdays, so we will probably buy them a new charm.

As for me, a day at the spa would be lovely. And some flowers. DH knows that's what I like and has been great at getting it for me the last couple of years.

Potter75 - Tough Mudder's are insane...good for you!

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My parents laptop crashed this weekend, she ordered a new one, and as crappy as giving $$ for gifts makes me feel, she watches Tommy for free. I am thinking of just giving her the $$ to cover the laptop. Tommy watches movies on it. Its a bit more than I wanted to spend but I am ok with it.
We got MIL a digital photo frame( DHs idea) and he was supposed to load it up tonigth to ship it in time to NY, but ummm he is asleep so clearly thats not happening. I refuse to do it for it, I alwasy do.
AS for me, DH made a smart arse comment about whether or not Tommy was getting me a card, ummm really? I know he was joking but seriously dude.I hate getting disappointed.

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Found out yesterday that my MIL will be in town this weekend. Her dh's father is having a 90th birthday party. I can guarantee that the ppl throwing the party gave them more notice than this, but they are notorious for showing up within a few days of telling us, and yes, they are going to be here on Mother's day, lets just say I am less than thrilled.

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My mom is in the hospital and probably will be well past mother's day...
I got tickets about 2 months ago to see Sylvia Brown (didn't realize it was mother's day when I bought them) so I'm spending it with my bff from high school, my favorite cousin and my older sister who are all going with... I know DH will get me a card from Noah and he (DH) was quite the buttmunch this past Sunday so I'd better be surprised ooorrr he'll be surprised... kwim?????

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"kimlambert" wrote:

My mom is in the hospital and probably will be well past mother's day...
I got tickets about 2 months ago to see Sylvia Brown (didn't realize it was mother's day when I bought them) so I'm spending it with my bff from high school, my favorite cousin and my older sister who are all going with... I know DH will get me a card from Noah and he (DH) was quite the buttmunch this past Sunday so I'd better be surprised ooorrr he'll be surprised... kwim?????

Sorry about your Mom!!!

But, I was ROFL at buttmunch!!!!!