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Although Mother's Day presents a wonderful opportunity for us to pamper our mother, it's sometimes difficult to think up of something truly unique to do give or to do.
What do you think is the best way to show your mother how much she means to you on Mother's Day? Do you have any special ideas that you'd like to share such as gift ideas, recipes or anything else that will truly touch her heart?
I think it is important to show your mother how much she means to you all year round, not just once a year.
Having said that, I do send my mum a card and a bunch of balloons (she doesn't like cut flowers!) on Mothering Sunday because it's nice to say "I love you". I send her little presents at other times as well, so that she knows I love her all the time :)
For my mum, I bought her a mohair bear because she is a collector. Last year I took her out for afternoon tea. The best things do not necessarily have to be expensive though - they just need to come from the heart, and show you put thought into her particular unrests or likes.
Take her out where she wants to go. If to lunch or dinner then to a restaurant of her choice. My Mum is likely to want to go to Bunnings (a warehouse hardware, timber and garden supply) so the best thing we can give is to take her there, push the trolley for her and not show one single bit of impatience as she enjoys her experience. Ask her what she would like to do, the answer might surprise you.