Thursday, April 17, 2008

13 Gifts for Mother's Day

Since this is my first year as a mother, I thought I would help Charlotte out and make a list of 13 things I would like to receive this year.

  1. Momma Bling - Doesn't every mom need a piece of jewelry that proclaims her title? And what better way to receive it than in a Tiffany Blue box?
  2. Less Expensive Momma Bling - I've been following Lisa's designs for a while now and she always has an interesting take on expressing emotions. If Tiffany & Co. is too far out of Charlotte's budget, she should check out Lisa's site.
  3. Chocolate - What woman wouldn't want a box from Godiva?
  4. Quiet Time - Can I have some time to quietly enjoy that box of chocolate?
  5. Massage - After endless nights of laying on my side to accommodate Charlotte, my back is not the same. I am too young to feel this old.
  6. Pedicure - Does anyone see a theme here? I need some pampering!
  7. Sleep - As in, may I please sleep in more than 1 time in a month? Bruce and I have a deal that on Saturday mornings I get to sleep in while he watches Charlotte for a couple of hours. Our schedule hasn't allowed this hardly at all for the last 2 months.
  8. Fancy, Schmancy Sleep Mask - It would help me to sleep in on bright, sunny Saturday mornings if I had a luxurious sleeping mask.
  9. Photo Keychain - What mom doesn't need something like this for bragging on her children? I've got a lot of photos to share.
  10. Flowers - What woman doesn't love flowers? I love them too, but hate when they die off, so buy me these cool eco-friendly metal ones instead.
  11. A new Bible - Bruce and I have looked at a lot lately, and I think I like the Holman CSB the best. There are lots of different versions of it though and I can't decide which one I want. I bought this Holman CSB for a friend recently and really liked it.
  12. Baby Kisses - Okay, enough selfishness... Mother's Day is a chance to celebrate being a mother. I think I kind of need a kid to do that. So tell Charlotte I need to get loaded up on kisses. She has a few weeks to practice.
  13. Family Day - We've been so busy lately, that I would really just like a day for us to lounge around together. No blogs, no tv, maybe a picnic lunch at Bok Tower, soaking up the sun and one another.

Have you Thursday Thirteened yet?

5 comments:

  1. Oohhh.. some great suggestions here! I like the idea of the photo key ring.. maybe I can get her one of those and a matching picture frame!

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  2. Excellent! A massage with some chocolates and beautiful flowers...good stuff!

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  3. Ah, fist time motherhood. My oldest is 23 with her own baby now. This will be here first mother's day as well.

    Congratulations and Charlotte Moon is a beautiful name.

    Oh, btw, I am visiting from Thursday Thirteen.

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  4. Wonderful list idea, my husband reads my blog so maybe I need to do one of these next week!!!

    Good luck and as always the baby kisses will be the best gift!

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  5. those are great suggestions! Love the pedicure and flowery flipflops.

    I used to have a sleep mask that had lavendar in it. It was so wonderful. I have tried to find one to replace it, and can't find them anymore!

    Thanks for visiting my T13.

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