Mothers’ Day, the day we all celebrate the motherhood. A special day that will have dads and children searching for ways to show the moms in their lives how much they are appreciated for all they do as mothers.
Some will choose some really cool Mothers’ Day gifts, like jewelry, clothes, shoes, cameras, and computers.
Others will give flowers, chocolate and cards.
Then there will be those gifts that are epic fails, like household appliances.
But what do Moms really want?
According to an article on MediaPost Publications by, Stephanie Azzarone, founder and president of Child’s Play Communications; A recent NPD Group mom survey revealed that 14.6% of moms prefer handmade gifts, followed very closely by a day off (13.6%).
The top two gifts that moms want are handmade gifts and a day to themselves.
Are you surprised?
I know I’m not. Sweet mementos from our children is to be expected. I mean who doesn’t love that precious hand-print card that moms get from their little ones. I still treasure mine to this day and keep them in a special memory box.
And I’m not surprised at all by their second favorite gift. A day off from the motherhood.
Yep! A day off.
This should not be surprising since mother’s rarely get a day off from the rigorous demands that motherhood puts on them.
I know this has always topped my list.
So if you’re still looking for the perfect Mothers’ Day gift, give her what she wants.
A sweet handmade gift made by the kids and the gift of time. Time for herself to do whatever her heart desires. Whether it’s laying in bed. Or going to the Spa. Or laying by the pool. Now that’s a Mothers’ day gift that any mother will love!
Free Books for Kids Ages Birth-5 from Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library
Sign up online todayand when you do, your child will receive one book a month from birth to the age of 5. Your child will love receiving a new book each month in the mail.
Sign up for Dolly Parton’s Imagination Libraryhere.
About Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library:
In 1996, Dolly Parton launched an exciting new effort, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, to benefit the children of her home county in East Tennessee, USA.
Dolly’s vision was to foster a love of reading among her county’s preschool children and their families by providing them with the gift of a specially selected book each month.
She wanted children to be excited about books and to feel the magic that books can create. Moreover, she could insure that every child would have books, regardless of their family’s income.
Since the initial program launch in the United States, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library has gone from just a few dozen books to nearly 40,000,000 books mailed to children in the United States, into Canada and across the proverbial pond into the United Kingdom!
You also will be offered a chance to buy a family bowling pass for up to 4 adults for $24.95 for 2 free games of bowling each day for the entire summer. That way you can bowl right along with your kids and their friends.
Social commerce ain’t seen nothing yet. Soldsie is a Facebook app that enables mompreneurs to sell on Facebook and moms to buy products just by commenting “Sold!”
Since its launch, thousands of small businesses have used social media to find, reach, and engage a loyal online following. The best part? Soldsie supports mothers who sell children’s clothing, jewelry, home decor, etc., at affordable prices–and other busy mothers don’t even have to leave Facebook to shop.
Now it’s gotten even easier to discover great merchants and products on Facebook. Soldsie is launching Ticker, a stream that displays what retailers are uploading to their Facebook pages in real-time. Just click on the product to be taken to the original page and comment “Sold!” to purchase.
To celebrate the grand opening of Ticker, Soldsie is hosting a giveaway that runs from Monday, April 29 to Monday, May 13! The lucky winner picks their prize from Ticker, and Soldsie will cover the expenses. Enter early and often by following the directions below!
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I live in the South and tobacco was and is one of the main crops harvested and sold here, so for me cigarette smoking did not have the same stigma that it seems to have elsewhere when I was growing up. But after years of medical studies we now know that smoking is bad for you. That is something smokers and non-smokers will agree to. Even knowing this, if you’re a smoker, it’s still a difficult habit to give up.
Having been a smoker and non-smoker both, I understand how hard it is to quit smoking and I completely understand how it feels to be around a smoker when you don’t smoke. The smell is horrendous and over powering. And it makes everything the smoker wears smell like, well, let’s just say, stinky. But there is a solution for both the smoker and non-smoker. The V2 Cigs.
The V2 Cigs. is an electronic cigarette that puts off no odor. There is no second hand smoke to worry about either. These electronic cigarettes are becoming more and more popular with smokers who are trying to quit and with those who are looking for another option that is acceptable to use out in public and the V2 Cigs. is a great alternative.
Since I still occasionally like to indulge in a cigarette myself, but really hate smelling like one, I was excited toreview the V2 Cigs. electronic cigarette.
The V2 Cigs. Starter Kit comes in a very sturdy box . When you open your box you’re going to find your electronic cigarette, a charger with AC adapter, and two boxes of cartridges. I was also sent a box of assorted flavored cartridges to try out.
Your V2 Cigs. kit also comes with an instruction manuel that I would strongly suggest you read. It explains all the details on charging and handling your V2 Cigs. electronic cigarette.
My V2 Cigs. was charged right out of the box and ready to use. All I needed to do was to decide on which cartridge I wanted to try.I dove into the different flavored cartridges and when I saw the Coffee flavor I grabbed it and used it first. I loved it from the first puff. It tasted just like a light coffee flavored drink.Love, Love, Love!
My second choice of flavored cartridge was the Cherry one. This one didn’t go as well. It tasted like a really, really light Cherry flavor. I just didn’t like it as well as I did the Coffee one. I’ve pretty much tried all the different flavors of cartridges since receiving my V2 Cigs. and my favorites so far are, Coffee, Red Medium, Mint Tea, Vanilla, Chocolate and the Peppermint.
My first impressions with the V2 Cigs. was how easy it is to use. You just screw on the cartridge of your choice and it’s ready for use once charged. I was amazed at how much vapor I was able to blow out, since some e cigs. I have tried in the past didn’t allow me to blow out as much vapor. This one made you feel just like you were actually smoking a cigarette.I have to say that so far the V2 Cigs. is my favorite e-cigarette I have tried so far.
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