Pinterest Interest: Mother’s Day

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Ready or not Mother’s Day is right around the corner.  Fortunately, if you’re not prepared, the eager users of the social networking site “Pinterest” are here to help.

There are numerous pins which fit great with Mother’s Day.

Here’s an example of a good one for those with little ones:

Baby’s feet and hands are adorable.  They are so little and cute, there’s no denying that.  Why not preserve that cuteness on a canvas?  A miniature canvas and some paint can be bought at Michaels.  The paint and canvas are pretty cheap.  Then, years from now when your kids reach their teenage years and insist on arguing with you on a daily basis, you can look back at their little feet and remember the times when they were little and adorable.  Surely those tiny toes will bring a smile to your face.

Another difficult Mother’s Day decision is what to do with Mom.  You don’t want to just drop off a card and ignore Mom on her special day.  That’s why we found this pin.  It’s a handy tip for what special events you can do with Mom.  Mother’s Day events include gardening, movie days, morning brunch, or just helping around the house.  Really it doesn’t matter what you do, your Mom will most likely just enjoy your company. Click here for the entire pin.

Finally, when it comes to gifts, we all know the most common items Moms receive are flowers. Not all of us are exactly “Master Gardeners” though.  That’s why we found This Pin. In this article the author discusses how you can arrange flowers to make them more visibly appealing.  To make your flowers stand up you can snip your stem at a 45-degree angle.  This allows flowers to absorb the most water.  Next you should consider placement.  The flowers are only a small part of the battle, a unique vase, can really make the flowers stand out.

You also want to make sure you keep flowers off televisions, appliances or heating or cooling units.  These items give off heat and cause flowers to wilt.  Also, contrary to popular belief it’s better to keep flowers out of direct sunlight and away from hot or cold drafts.  See the full pin here.

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