For many years we did the traditional Mother’s Day festivities – we went out to eat with my Mom and Grandma (and the rest of the family) then back to my parent’s house for dessert and to give gifts and cards. Though I love the time together as a family, it was as stressful sometimes as the holidays – dealing with all the kids, trying to find a restaurant that didn’t have a gazillion other Mom’s and their families there as well. That was up until a few years ago we decided to have a Mom’s Day Out.
Mom’s Day out consist of – myself, my sister, my Mom, my Grandma, and up until a few years ago, my Great-Grandma (otherwise known as “Nana pronounced Nanny). Sometimes my girls would tag along for the fun, but this is a once a year occurrence – no other time in the year are we able to escape from the chores and busy-ness of life to just enjoy each others company and get pampered!
Our Mom’s Day Out consistent of pedicures (just in time for Spring!) , shopping, and lunch. We probably look like quite a crew coming into the spa – all wanting to sit by each other and have our toes done at the same time.
The girls absolutely LOVED getting pampered – and my daughter enjoyed being able to get flowers painted on her toes (because Mom is so not creative like that). The great thing is that most locations that we have went to have given me a break on the price of the pedicures for the girl’s since there is a boat load of us coming in to get our toes done.
Nothing feels better then a nice fresh pedi. After a long winter of being rough on our feet, it’s great to be able to relax and enjoy some pampering, and of course some shopping and lunch with the most important ladies in my life!
This has become an annual tradition – and I can’t wait until Saturday for this years Mom’s Day Out!