What I Want for Mother’s Day

I will be missing some of my own Mother’s Day. That Sunday morning, I will be driving back home from Calgary. I am completely excited about a meeting I will be having while there and it really is important that I make that trip. On the other hand, I am so sad to be missing the start of MY day.

In an effort to make Mother’s Day as carefree as possible for everyone in the house, I am going to be pretty specific in what I want for Mother’s Day this year. After all, my awesome husband will be flying solo, looking after both girls and planning a fun day upon my return. From my gift, to the day’s activities, to our meals, I don’t want him worrying about what to do.

Since I will be coming home from a whirlwind of a trip, I want something light and easy for lunch when I get back. I’m thinking fruit smoothies, and since I know that Life Made Delicious has some great smoothie recipes on their site, I will be emailing him all of the links to save him time.

As for activities, when it comes to an important day like this, I want to play in our yard, go for a walk up to our local playground and possibly take another walk up to our local store to get some soft ice cream after dinner. On days like this, I just want to enjoy my family without a lot of distractions.

For dinner, I don’t know what I want yet, but I do know that I want it barbequed. I love back yard barbeques and I am hoping the weather cooperates.

Lastly, for my gift… I have been saving some gift cards and cash from my birthday for a semi-day at the spa. So far, I have enough for a manicure, pedicure and massage. I’m hoping for a partial gift card for a facial, then I can pay the small difference and spend some time in complete bliss after I work hard planting our garden.

And the most important part of my gift, I want my girls to make something. Paint, colour, sticker, stamp, craft… I just want something from them.

What are your plans for Mother’s Day? Do you have a gift in mind?

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Sheri Landry
Sheri publishes, and writes at This Bird’s Day where she shares all of the thoughts in her head without the voices. Sticking mainly with content for Canadians, Sheri shares family stories, product information and anything that fits into her (and her family’s) daily activities.
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  • Heather Apr 26, 2012, 3:05 pm

    I’m so grateful that you’re giving up part of mother’s day <3

  • Mom & Dad Fuller Apr 26, 2012, 12:59 pm

    We wish you a great Mother’s Day, Sheri. As you know we will be spending it with your sister, them the next day we will be at your place. All I want for Mother’s Day is for my girls and their families to be healthy, safe and happy. See you soon, hugs & kisses.

    Love Mom

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