Every year you ask yourself the same question: What do I get Mom for Mother’s Day?
Let me help you make it really easy, shall I?
Being a mom myself, as well as the daughter of a mother, I have had a lot of time to think about this particular subject!
In the spirit of Mother’s Day, I’m featuring my favorite companies I have been introduced to by other mamas! These ladies are my friends and colleagues, the types of women who run their households and their businesses with passion. They are inspiring and I am so proud to be able to feature them here!
Without further ado: My roundup of fantastic Mother’s Day gift ideas that I think you will love! Continue reading “Ashley Does: Mother’s Day Gift Perfection”
Last year at Christmastime, we were poor.
I’m being super honest with you right now. POOR. Like, there was no money at all.
We decided to have a minimalist Christmas and explained to the girls what that meant:
Santa would come, of course. Stockings would be filled. But other than that, there would be no other presents.
When they asked why, we did what all good parents would do: we
lied to them stretched the truth a bit.
We told them we were saving all our Christmas money for a special trip to Disneyland.
That is partially true. We do plan on a special trip to Disneyland at some point in the future. So it wasn’t exactly lying to them.
That’s not exactly the point here though so moving right along… Continue reading “Ashley Does: The Four Gift Holiday Rule”
If you are on the internet ever, there’s a chance you’ve seen the “What To Get Mom for Mother’s Day” videos going around.
Basically their message is leave mom alone. Let her sleep in. Do her chores. Give her the TV remote.
Don’t get me wrong…
Sleeping is in nice.
Having a clean house is nice.
Not having to adult is nice.
But you know what else is nice? Thoughtful gifts from my husband and kids. Their time. Their gratitude and appreciation toward me.
I hate the idea of Mother’s Day as a “day off.” I want to spend it with the people who made me a mom! And with MY mom! We are celebrating moms on Mother’s Day and dangit, I want to be celebrated. Not ignored.
Ignore me on Tuesday. Please. Please?
Please. Continue reading “Ashley Does: What (this) Mom Really Wants for Mother’s Day”