When finding the perfect Mother's Day gift, we can beat ourselves up trying so hard to find that perfect gift. My mom passed away when I was seventeen, but I remember how much of a significant role my mom played when I was growing up. Since then, other women have stepped up tremendously to shape who I am today. That may be why we put so much pressure on ourselves to find a gift they will enjoy because we want them to know how much we appreciate what they have done for us. That is the challenge my wife and I have right now, finding something for my mother-in-law.
Mother's Day is fastly approaching. It's Sunday, May 14, 2023, just in case you forgot. I stumbled across a post on Facebook and people were sharing some of their favorite places that are local in the Treasure Valley and would be able to find something for mom.
You'll find everything from chocolate, jewelry, and flowers to home decor on the list. Hopefully, this will help you more than Oprah's list of 88 thoughtful Mother's Day Gift Ideas, which I spent too long looking at. Remember the days in school when the teacher would help you make something for your mom on Mother's Day? Can we go back to those days, and we can bust out the arts and crafts?
Did you know that in 2018 that $23 billion was spent on gifts and dinners on Mother's Day? How much will you be spending this year?