google720f2659d3043361.html Love My Big Happy Family Whit, Whim, Wisdom & Wonder, A Family Lifestyle Blog

Viewing: Mother’s Day

May 14

May 14, 2017

Mother's Day

Mother’s Day Tradition

My sisters and I have a fun Mother’s Day tradition to honor our mom and to celebrate our sisterhood and our family. Mom was almost 41 years old when I was born, so I only got to spend 31 years with her.  I wish I would’ve had her here with me longer.   Even so, I know I’m very blessed to have had my wonderful mother for as long as I did.  But I miss her every day and especially on…

Posted in Uncategorized | By

Apr 27

April 27, 2017

Books about Mom and Grandma

Mother’s Day Books about Moms and Grandmas

Mother’s Day Books Reading is so good for kids!  This is a picture of my littlest granddaughter looking at a book.  I have a collection of books about holidays and seasons that I like to put out for my grandkids to read when they come to Gramma’s house!  They like to read them and learn about all the fun activities and events associated with the different holidays and the changing season.  Of course, it’s always a delight when they will snuggle…

Posted in Uncategorized | By

Apr 24

April 24, 2017

Gift Guide for Mother's Day

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother’s Day is right around the corner and no one deserves to be pampered and appreciated more than Mom!  Have you decided what you’re going to get for your mom this Mother’s Day?  Here is a great gift guide full of fun and colorful gifts that mom will love! Just click on the image or the description below it, to be redirected to Amazon where you can purchase these great products! An Adult Coloring Book – Coloring is a fun and…

Posted in Uncategorized | By

May 8

May 8, 2016

May 4

May 4, 2015

Mother's Day Plaque

Mother’s Day Plaque

This unique and personal plaque makes a wonderful Mother’s Day gift. I made these for my three sisters using a photo of our mom and one of each of our grandmothers. I looked up “poems about mothers” on the Internet and found this one by Washington Irving. What you’ll need: A wooden plaque from the craft store Wood Stain Shellac Modge Podge Glue Stick Photo(s) of the mom(s) your plaque will feature A poem or quote about mothers 1 Sheet…

Posted in Crafter's Corner | By

May 1

May 1, 2015

DIY Soaps

Mother’s Day Gift Idea – DIY Luxury Soaps

    These beautiful luxury soaps look and smell great.  They make excellent gifts for Mother’s Day, birthdays or any special occasion, really. I love making them and choosing the scents and colors. I like to add herbs and spices for a special touch. What You’ll Need: Brick of Soap from the craft Store. Eventually I’d like to make my own soap from scratch but since I’m just starting out I’ve been using the premade bricks of soap. Soap molds….

Posted in Crafter's Corner | By

Apr 28

April 28, 2015

Mother/Daughter “In-Law” Relationships

In-Laws We all know the relationship between mothers-in-law and daughters-in-law can be a precarious one. There are a plethora of jokes about meddling mothers-in-law.  If we’re honest, almost all of us will admit to laughing at a few of those jokes!  Being both a mother-in-law and a daughter-in-law, I’ve experienced and considered the relationship from both sides. A mother loves her son, wants his time and attention and is passionate in her desire for him to have what’s best for…

Posted in Family and Relationships | By

Apr 15

April 15, 2015

Mother’s Day Calendar

Mother’s Day Traditions – Personalized Calendar My mom has been gone for over 20 years now and I miss her very much. My three older sisters and I go in together and purchase a great big bouquet of flowers and meet at the cemetery every Mother’s Day to remember our sweet mom. Since we can’t really buy any gifts for her other than that, we buy them for each other. We take them to the cemetery with us and exchange Mother’s…

Posted in Crafter's Corner, Family and Relationships | By