Thursday, May 10, 2012

Mother's Day!

Mother's day is celebrated on March 10 of every year. People across the globe take time to do something special to thank their mother for all her help and support during the last year.

Wondering how it all started?

The 1st Mother's Day celebration can be traces back to the ancient Greek Festival dedicated to Rhea, the Mother of Gods. In England, it was in the 1600's when the phrase "Mothering Sunday" was first said. 

In Christianity, Mothering Sunday is the fourth Sunday of Lent. As Christianity speed through Europe the celebration evolved to honor both the Mother church and mother's.

In the past, Mothering Sunday was a day when servants were encouraged to return home to spend time with their mothers and families.

Typical gifts included a Mothering Cake or Furmety - a preparation of wheat, milk, sugar and spices. In Northern England and Scotland - pancakes made or steeped peas fried in butter with pepper and salt, was the mouthwatering treat for mothers. 

Many countries today celebrate mothers day, but not everyone celebrates it the same day. 

So for all the beautiful mother's out there, Happy Mother's Day!!! Treat your mom with a great dinner/lunch/breakfast, flowers, a card, a cake, or a gift. Anything! And remind her how much you care for her, and how much you love her. Nothing will make her happier. 

Here are some cute gifts I found online: 

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