Mother’s Day is coming up THIS weekend and I know most Moms tell their kids/loved ones that they don’t want a dang thing.
My Mom would always say, “don’t bother, don’t waste your (or her) hard-earned money, she already has everything she needs and she doesn’t want anything except our love, etc, etc….
Well, let me break it to you, Mom is a LIAR!
She doesn’t want a big old goose egg or some home made crap (unless you are under the age of 15, then home made crap is totally fine).
What does she really want? She wants you to step it up and surprise her.
Put some thought into it. Or just check out the list below and steal my ideas.
Now, I will warn you, you may have to forgo a couple of nights out with your friends and put that money towards pampering the lady that literally Pamper’d you.
Make this the year that you WOW your momma with some local gems.
1. Leah Alexandra Jewellery.
Trust me when I tell you this is one gift your Mom will never forget. Leah is a local artist and all of her jewellery is handmade in her studio in the heart of Gastown.
It’s original, gorgeous and she will think of you every time she wears it. You will definitely become the favourite child after this gift is received. It’s really a Win Win!
2. Give Landeau
Forget boring old bouquets, this is the future, right here! Give Landeau is a local company based out of downtown Vancouver.
You may not be able to take Mom to Paris for the weekend but you can bring a bit of Paris to her with this gorgeous bouquet. It ain’t cheap but Mom is worth it. Let’s not get into the whole ‘she carried your sorry ass for 9 months’ thing.
3. Day trippin’ to Joffre Lake
If money is an issue then precious time is all you need (ok and you’ll also need a car, and gas etc) to take Mom on one of the most beautiful day trips in the country.
Joffre Lake. It’s just past Pemberton. After the two hour-ish drive, you will be entranced by this beautiful TEAL lake. It’s absolute paradise and did I mention it is nestled at the foot of a freakin’ glacier and the water is the most beautiful teal colour? Unreal. Well, actually really real and you can spend the most memorable day there with Mom. Enjoy an awesome hike and then have a picnic…just don’t forget to pack the Rosé. What’s better than hangin’ out with your Mother in Mother Nature?!
Ok, on behalf of all Moms, thanks for reading this and if someone could pass the info on to my daughter that would be great…time is tickin’!!!
@karenkhunkhun from The Joffre O’Neil Show.