Mother’s Day is only a few days away — and now that I’m a mom myself, I have a whole new respect for this special day. I know now everything a mom goes through, and how much she selflessly gives to her kids and her family. So, I’m definitely looking forward to a day to spend with my new little family of four. Hoping to have a [few] mimosas, enjoy a stack of waffles, and soak up the love. We usually will spend the day with my family too and have a whole mom celebration morning [because lord knows by the afternoon we all need a nap]. This year I’m doing something fun too, I put together a little Mom’s Day Dinner get together with my sweet friends who are mommies too. I was going to host a brunch at my house, but then decided I wanted a break from the kitchen, so we’re all getting together, no kids, on Friday night to just have a few hours of feeling like adults again.

If you’re looking for some last minute mom ideas here’s a few things that I’ve been obsessing over and have on my own mommy-wants-it list.

Mother's Day Gift Guide

Recipe Box // Mama Bear Shirt // Spring Candle
Strawberry Lip Balm
Shipwreck Bar Utensils  // Children’s Drawing Necklace

And don’t forget that mom’s gifts don’t always have to be bought. Here’s a few other ideas of things that mom would LOVE [maybe better than any actual gift] on Mother’s Day.
1. No yogurt flung in the carpet, no tantrums, no watching mommy pee, one glass of wine and a brownie
2. One hour alone with the remote to not hear the sound of Mickey Mouse’s voice
3. Not having to wipe up the foot/leg/mess of the toddler falling in to the toilet
4. A hair appointment…or just 10 minutes to actually curl my own hair and do something other than a messy bun.
5. Make that 2 glasses of wine and a hot fudge brownie sundae

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