Thursday, May 9, 2013
Sunday is the big day - are you ready?
Sunday, May 12 is Mother's Day, and even if you haven't figured out how to honor the mother(s) in your life, relax -- there's still time. Here are some great local gift ideas: Flowers Lotus Petals Floral Design will make a gorgeous Mother's Day bouquet for mom, or you can choose from their selection of hanging baskets, herb gardens, garden gifts, meditation gifts. The arrangement shown in photo attached is $75. Lotus Petals Floral Design, 92 Baker St. Maplewood, Petalsdesign.com Jerry Rose Florist offers exquisite custom made arrangements as well as outdoor blooming plants ready-to-go. Jerry Rose Florist, 176 Maplewood Ave., Maplewood, 973-762-1085 Other terrific floral options in the two towns: Gefken Flowers, Zakiyah's Way and …
Saturday, May 12, 2012
Waiting until the last minute only means you were thinking harder than everyone else
Saturday, May 12, 2012
If you're reading this, you're in a club of which no one wants to be a member. The club of those who haven't yet gotten a present for their mom for Mother's Day — which is this Sunday. Never fear, here are 10 quick and easy last minute gift suggestions to steer you away from the Valley of Guilt and Disappointment. 1. Homemade gift certificates: Grab a pen, some colored paper and start creating gift certificates she can redeem for a lunch, a visit, a shopping trip, a certain number of phone calls, whatever your mother enjoys. Maybe she wants you to weed the garden, throw that in as well. 2. A gesture of love: There are lots of reasons you love your mom. Write some of them on small pieces of paper, fold up the papers and send her a box with…
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Print them out and make mom feel like a queen on Sunday.
It's Mother's Day on Sunday, and mom shouldn't be required to even open a box of cereal for anyone—let alone for herself. So here are a few recipes so that mom can enjoy a wonderful breakfast in bed, or brunch if she feels like sleeping late. First, Montclair's own Alma Schneider of Take Back the Kitchen has compiled a variety of great recipes that are all available at CBS New York by going here. Schneider offers recipes for a tasty Yogurt Parfait with Granola and Blueberries, a Challah French Toast, and a Spinach and Cheese Strata. Check them out. Yum! And here are a few more, just to give you plenty to choose from: —A tasty Sausage and Egg Casserole from www.allrecipes.com. —Sour-Cream Pancakes with Maple Pecan Butter from www.…