DMIL is a good one for any type of plant, so we give her a new one each year. Last year, it was an apple tree. We would have given her another one this year, but the day kind of snuck up on us. DMIL just got out of the hospital from having her hip replaced and there have been other family issues to deal with. DH bought her a hanging plant because she loves having flowers hanging in front of the house.
My kids haven't been giving me gifts, they just call me. Nice and inexpensive and I don't mind. I just want to talk to them anyway. DS doesn't have much money, so don't want him to spend it on me, he can come up and do something for me later and DD is busy with a new baby. Let her spend her money on him.
Pounds lost: 21.0
Fitness Minutes: (1,492) Posts: 207 5/11/11 1:50 A
This year the gift to my grandchildren's mom Heather will be simple, nice frames for the great photos their Dad is taking of them as portraits. I also given each grandchild a gift, as they are the reason Heather is a Mom and I love them all. Dad's Day is more difficult, but framing supplies and art supplies seem to be on his list right now. Perenial plants that can be outdoors are also fun.
Pounds lost: 7.0
Fitness Minutes: (103,540) Posts: 6,661 5/7/11 6:56 A
I found an adorable picture of my kids when they were little (they are no 22 and 19). I will print it in black and white and frame it for my mom.
"Don't let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your doing it. The time will pass anyway; we might just as well put that passing time to the best possible use."
My one daughter usually gets me a hanging flower basket. I used to get my mom plants because it was just time to plant them. I tried to get something nicer than she would have chosen. Now that she is in a nursing home - might get her a new photo album.
Linda - North East Indiana, USA `Goal to build myself up to reach 1,000 fitness minutes per month.
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