Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Getting Ready for Mother's Day


This morning I woke my youngest child up, and the very first thing he said is, 'Is it Mother's Day today?' Aww! Have I mentioned lately that I love that kid?? :)

He's been making gifts all week for me and his grandma, and hiding them in a box so I cannot see them. We'll take the box to my mother-in-law's on the big day and she and I will get to be surprised together.

I do know whatever's going on in there has so far involved paint, scissors, glue sticks, crayons, a couple of rocks, and a LOT of paper. I did come across one picture this morning that he left out to dry and forgot to hide away. Not sure who this one belongs to, but I'm pretending I haven't seen a thing. ;)

If you're celebrating, are you ready for the big day?

80 comments:

Raising Reagan said...

Oh so cute ... Reagan couldn't wait to give me my Mother's Day gift that she made for me. I got it on Sunday because she couldn't contain her excitement.
Love the little ones!!

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Sandee said...

Awww, I so remember doing this for my mom. It was grand fun. Too cute.

Have a terrific day. ☺

mail4rosey said...

The holidays instantly become exciting, because they're so excited. I love that too. :)

mail4rosey said...

You have a terrific day too. :)

Paula Miller said...

Little handmade gifts from children are so special :))

mail4rosey said...

The enthusiasm behind them is what really rocks. :)

Lisa @ Two Bears Farm said...

Feels good to know you're loved :-)

mail4rosey said...

They do have a knack for it. :)

Kristie said...

So sweet!! My kiddos just asked yesterday and then got busy with the paper, glue, markers, etc. Every time I walked through the room I had to close my eyes...also had to keep them closed as my daughter fit something over my head. I'll have to wait until Sunday to see what that is-I'm curious now!! ;-)

mail4rosey said...

Ha! I love that 'close your eyes' part. I'm sure your gifts will be fit for a queen. :)

Kristi Maloney said...

That is really sweet. Your son is going all out and thrilled to be doing it!

Last year James made flowers and notes and taped them on the windows. Those are things I will remember! Happy Mother's Day!

The Blue Grumpster said...

That's great. It means you're a wonderful Mom.

Our Neck of the Woods said...

That is just the sweetest thing! I bet it makes you feel so happy :) He sounds like such a precious little guy. I'm celebrating with my mom on Sunday and we're having family over for a potluck. Gotta figure out what I'm bringing! I know I'm getting my mom a lilac bush because last week she told me she's always wanted one.

PS - Thanks for posting about my farm fresh feature on your facebook page! I tried to comment there but it didn't give me the option to comment, so just wanted to let you know I appreciate it :)

My Journey With Candida said...

How cute!! I used to love the special liitle gifts my Daughter made me.

Henrietta said...

What a little sweetie! I miss those drawings and things that they do when they're younger! I still need to decide what to get my mom, I may take her out to lunch or invite her over for lunch!

Theresa said...

Those homemade gifts are always my favorite. I have a folder bursting with artwork like that :)

Judy said...

How sweet. What a sweetie you have there! Thanks for stopping by my blog. Have a great week. :)

mail4rosey said...

Yep, these are the things to remember. Happy Mother's Day to you too...we moms are a lucky bunch. :)

Cindy@NorthofWiarton said...

Ahhh ... so sweet.

Pat Hatt said...

Wow that is quite the array of tools, should be interesting to see what he comes up with.

mail4rosey said...

Aww, see why I like Mother's Day? Compliments for the best job in the world just flow freely. :)

mail4rosey said...

My mom loves lilacs, always has! And you're welcome for the post. It was a good feature. :)

mail4rosey said...

I've kept so many from the kids. I wonder if the'll like them again when they're older and have kids of their own. :)

mail4rosey said...

You're about to get through it all again with the grand. :) We usually go out to eat (taking the in-laws) but this year we're going to my MILs for an early dinner. :)

mail4rosey said...

Me too... four of them. ;) :)

mail4rosey said...

He is a sweetie. Thanks for visiting back. :)

mail4rosey said...

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mail4rosey said...

I'm sure we'll be delighted. He's working hard, you know. :)

Colette S said...

Aww that is so precious.

My children keeps telling me they have something in the works too.

Baby girl is just about to give it all away. She cannot keep secrets :)

I'm okay with the day.

mail4rosey said...

My son's doing pretty good w/his box of secret presents, he's usually one to spill it all, and fast. ;)

Julie Maloney said...

Every day I beg for rain to water all my new trees and we don't get any. Now it's predicted to rain on Mother's Day, the one day a year I always lie outside with a mock daiquiri in hand. We'll just have to wait and see! Coldest spring ever!

Chatty Crone said...

Happy Mother's Day early too!

Mel@Mellywood's Mansion said...

Awww how cute! I love it when they're little and they make things and so proudly give it to you xo

mail4rosey said...

Ugh, we had the cold weather for so long too, but it's finally nice here.

mail4rosey said...

Back atcha' :)

mail4rosey said...

I do too, if we all had such enthusiasm... :)

~ Noelle said...

that is so sweet :)

Suzan Sweatman said...

How precious!!!
That deserves to be framed :)
( if in fact it's yours lol )
XOX

Annmarie Pipa said...

that is childlike.....not childish....isn't it beautiful?!!!!!

mail4rosey said...

Thanks, Noelle, it makes Mother's Day awesome, doesn't it? :)

mail4rosey said...

That's funny you said that because we JUST framed an art piece he did at school, per his request. ;)

mail4rosey said...

It is, I love it. He saw it when he came home from school and put it in the secret Mother's Day box. ;)

alissa apel said...

That sounds so sweet!!!

Isaak last year had a mother son tea. This year he had a grandparent son tea. It switches back and forth from year to year. They make muffins, have drinks and books that we read together. It's fun, but I feel bad that dads get left out.

Christy Maurer said...

How sweet! I miss the days when my kids made me stuff like that!

mail4rosey said...

Father's Day is coming soon, maybe you and he can make a Daddy's Day Tea. :)

mail4rosey said...

I know, my others grew out of it way too fast. :)

Veronica Lee said...

Your son is so sweet!

I know my boys are planning something with all that suspicious questions they have been asking me lately like 'do I prefer blue or orange', 'button or zip',etc!

menopausal mama said...

Ohhhh this is so sweet!!!! Looks like you are going to have a beautiful Mother's day!

Jen said...

This is so incredibly sweet! :)

Jacquelineand.... said...

That is just so sweet Rosey! Happy Mother's Day to you!

The Blue Grumpster said...

Now, when it comes to being s good son... that's a completely different topic. I mean, I just bought some perfume online. I'm too lazy to go shopping for my own Mom! Maybe I just don't like shopping like most men. Does that make me a bad son you think?

Masshole Mommy said...

Awwww, that is the sweetest thing. We don't have big plans, but I am sure we'll have a wonderful Mother's Day, too!

bettyl said...

How cute! We have Mother's Day on the same day as the US but not Father's Day.

mail4rosey said...

Sneaky's okay just before a holiday. ;)

mail4rosey said...

He's a keeper, I'll give him that :)

mail4rosey said...

Thanks, Jen. He's a sweetheart of a child. :)

mail4rosey said...

Happy Mother's Day to you! I have a feeling yours is going to be extra special since your daughter is just back from graduating college!

mail4rosey said...

We don't have big plans either, just a visit to my MIL's. :)

mail4rosey said...

That's fun to know! :)

Frugal in WV said...

I love when my kids make home made gifts! I hope you have a great mother's day :)

Liz @ A Nut in a Nutshell said...

This is just the sweetest thing. You're going to have to bind them into a book!

mail4rosey said...

Thank you, I hope your day is a special one too. :)

mail4rosey said...

That's a better idea than keeping them in a big Tupperwear box (which is what we do now). I like it!

Judy Haughton-James said...

A wonderful son with a wonderful mother. You are going to have a great Mother's Day Rosey. I will be celebrating with my mother. She is a very special mother, the only parent I have had since age 13.

mail4rosey said...

I'm glad you'll be able to be with your mom, Judy! Mine is in another state, so we won't get to see her, but we will see my husband's mom, and that will be nice. :)

Kenya G. Johnson said...

Awww sweet. I'm looking forward to my annual porch sitting marathon. I hope the weather cooperates and I hope I'm reading a book.

ChatterBlossom said...

Oh this is too sweet! How wonderful!
-Jamie
ChatterBlossom

mail4rosey said...

Well, I hope that for you too. :)

mail4rosey said...

Thanks, he's a keeper.

Sonya M. Jones said...

Awww....♥ the his blue trees. You have a budding artist on your hands mama! Think of this moment as a sneak peek. lol

Leslie Lambert said...

Such a cute idea! This would be perfect to link-up to my new series - "Create It Thursday." It's live now! http://www.lambertslately.com/2013/05/create-it-thursday-1.html

mail4rosey said...

I wouldn't mind an artist in the family. :)

mail4rosey said...

I just linked up, thanks for the invite.

Carla said...

How sweet. My son is staying after school today to paint my stuff in his aunt's room. He was worried I would peek at it if he did it earlier. Haha.

Monica said...

This is the sweetest story! Wishing you a beautiful mothers day. xx

mail4rosey said...

I love how they don't want you to peek. :)

mail4rosey said...

Wishing you the same. :)

mail4rosey said...

If you thought of her and showed it in any way at all, the gift doesn't matter a bit (no matter your age). :)

Brandy said...

Super sweet! My daughter came home from school with mother coupons, good for various chores & even a 20 second hug (love her) ... also she gave me a small sunflower plant. My six year old son came home from school with a card made into a story of a Mom who has many hats and what his Mom does for him as well as a cute home made mother's day card. My youngest,I do believe the plant he had in his hand on way out of school was for me, but he ummm... well... he had his own way with it and it's ruined. lol Happy Mothers Day!

mail4rosey said...

I love that the schools have them thinking about mom! It's fun to see what they bring home. And a 20 second hug rocks! :) So does a coupon for chores. ;)