EARLY MAY FAVORITES

Early May Favorites - Such the Spot

I have this problem. Whenever there is a ‘holiday’ I feel increased freedom to consume all the calories and drink all the drinks. And so with Cinco de Mayo being followed directly by Mother’s Day, my weekly weigh-in is bound to disappoint. Oops. I’ve decided already that I’ll comfort myself by shopping online. You’re welcome, husband. Shopping alone is no fun so I’m sharing some of my recent favorites with you lovelies. Some of these items are priced especially low this weekend, so snap ’em up whilst they last.

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WHAT MOM REALLY WANTS FOR MOTHER’S DAY

You can always tell when Mother’s Day is approaching because retailers make it impossible to enter the store without running face first into a display of flowers and tank tops that say things like mama needs coffee. Hallmark steps up their advertising game, too. I know because all of the sudden some of my favorite Instagrammers story on and on about gifts I suspect aren’t artisan enough to give their own mamas. Sellers of all different wares would have you believe that your mom needs another clever statement mug or initial necklace or spa day. I suppose she probably could use a spa day but that’s beside the point. 

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“BEE ANYTHING” GRADUATION PARTY THEME

When my youngest daughter graduated from high school, I was at a loss for how to theme the celebration party. But the moment I laid eyes on a cute tin bucket with a bee stenciled on the front of it, I knew exactly what direction to take. Today, I’m sharing a graduation party theme and ideas that I hope will inspire you to create a party that leaves your friends buzzing.

bee hive cake for bee graduation party theme and ideas

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