WHAT I REALLY WANT FOR MOTHER’S DAY IS BREAKFAST IN BED

The younger generation made it difficult for me at Christmas when they requested no toys or clothes for their children for Christmas. This week as I was pondering what to give my mother for Mother’s Day, I wondered what my children would do if I said, “No flowers or candy this year.”

When my kids asked me what I wanted for Mother’s Day I told them, “Breakfast in bed.” They didn’t believe me…or they don’t want to get up early!

I do not want a big breakfast of pancakes or waffles or French toast. They could make something simple and leave it on the counter with a note. Here are some ideas…

  • Bagels and cream cheese with fresh fruit
  • Croissants with fresh fruit
  • Danish with fresh fruit
  • Yogurt with fresh fruit
  • Cinnamon Bread with fresh fruit
  • Raisin Toast with fresh fruit

As you can tell, I don’t “drink my fruit.” I don’t drink juice, but would rather have the actual fruit: orange, apple, grapes, bananas, strawberries.

FlyLady.net recommends gifts that you don’t have to dust. Edible gifts fit the bill. Last year my children lavished me with beautiful flowers and candy. I enjoyed them and was grateful but still would rather have breakfast in bed.

 

Mother's Day Flowers and Candy

Mother’s Day Flowers and Candy

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