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Looking for a Unique Mother's Day Gift?

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If you're looking for a unique gift for mom or the special woman in your life... look no further. This is the gift that will keep on giving and please everyone. As I mentioned in my last post, I treated myself to a couple of Mother's Day gifts a little early this year. At about 35 weeks into my pregnancy extreme exhaustion had set back in. The late afternoons and early evenings were rough. All I wanted to do was lay on the couch. The thought of making dinner...well just forget about it. Standing at the stove was killing my back and ankles. Any of you who saw my kankles would understand what I am talking about. Needless to say, we were eating a lot of takeout, breakfast for dinner or simply just inviting ourselves over to my in-laws for dinner. It's a good thing they live around the corner and my MIL in an excellent cook.

It was at that point I decided I was going to treat myself and my family to a food preparation service (Happy Mother's Day to me!). I wanted to find a…

Happy Mother's Day to Me!

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I officially became a mother 2 years, 3 months and 26 days ago and most recently a mother of two just 18 days ago. It's kind of crazy when I think about it all. Holy cow, I am a mother of 2 beautiful boys! My future will consist of cars, trains, truck and more cars, trains and trucks; rough housing and wrestling, probably farting and other bodily noises and nights and weekends spent at the ballparks. There will be ups and downs along the way. Disappointments and celebrations. There will be bouts of sibling rivalry, but many more moments of brotherly love. Friends will come and go and though the thought brings tears to my eyes, there will be girls that will break there hearts along the way. Like I said, "Holy cow!" Anyone who knows me well, knows that I was cut out to have little boys. I've always wanted to be the "Team Mom." Even while playing college intramural sports I played the role of "Team Mom" to my favorite Sigma Chi boys and best friends.…