No, this isn’t where I give them. This is where I ask for help from all of you.
My mother is receiving flowers for Mother’s Day and nuthin’ else without your input. I have no other Mother’s Day gift ideas.
She doesn’t need: services – we paid for lawn service for the year as my father’s birthday gift and Oh. My. Goodness. Never again. The lawn service is not the same one as the last few years, Hubby arranged for a new service this year. After the first cut, my mother complained to Hubby that she didn’t like the way it was done or the way they cleaned-up. He said he’d take care if it. Then my father called me the night to express similar concerns. Then my mother got on the phone to tell me those same concerns … which were exactly what she told Hubby four hours earlier. Then I had to remind Hubby to call the service to get it straightened out. Then they called again to make sure Hubby took care of it. Then my parents called me to complain that they didn’t get cut the same day the following week. When I pointed out it was pouring the day of their cut, my father wanted to know when they were coming instead (Gee, I don’t know Pa, lemme see if I can access their appointment book and run it by Mother Nature).
After the second cut was done, they waited two days to tell me it was done properly.
So, nope, not paying for any type of service to come to their house.
My mother also does not need: money, clothing, perfume, make-up, food or entertainment anything (she doesn’t go to the movies), and no downtown shows – too late for my father. And, no hairdressing certificates, massages or pedicure gift certificates. See story above as to why not. Even if I got a gift certificate from the personal service place she has frequented for the last 12 years, you can guarantee if something goes wrong during the visit that I pay for, I will hear about it for the next 3-4 years. Well, if I am lucky I will only hear about it for 3-4 years.
Sooooooo got any Mother’s Day Gifts ideas for me that my mother will be happy with?
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