Happy Mother’s Day everyone!! Wow it is such a perfect day to celebrate the awesome women who are known by the unifying name of, “mom.” I think I speak for just about all of us when I say our moms deserve so much more then a day of dedication. Such hard working and caring individuals should be celebrated every day for all they do.
Charissa and I couldn’t possibly ask for a better mother. This amazing woman puts all of her heart and soul into each one of her children like it was her only job. A perfect example of how caring she actually is -> when we were babies she never once bought formula or pre-made baby food; before the baby bullet was even invented she would puree fresh food for us every meal. I always talk about how important child nutrition is and she truly set us up for the healthy lifestyle we live today.
Like most girls, growing up we were not always the easiest two to deal with, hehe :), but like the super woman she is she busted through our mood swings and temper tantrums that we would throw on an all too regular basis. Though there will always be those days where you want to rip each others hair out, there really is no bond that could even relate to that of a mother and her child. So today I really hope that everyone is taking the time to fully thank their mothers for the often less then perfect hand they may have to deal with on those, ehem, rare… occasions. I sure am.
Thank you mom for always being there for us, helping us through the stress and the difficult times and sharing in the many laughs along the way. You have effected us in a way that we will never be able to fully express and for that we are ever grateful. The last few years I have really gotten the opportunity to get closer to you and I am beyond excited to see what the future has in store for us!
Unfortunately Charissa and I were not able to be home for Mother’s Day due to work obligations but we did get to spend Friday night and Saturday with her! Friday our brother and his girlfriend joined us for a wine tasting at a fairly new winery in our area for a wine tasting. While all were delicious, of course, we really enjoyed a new sparkling moscato that they saved for last. After we got our drink on at Four Daughters Vineyard, we went home for a delicious homemade Chinese meal and some of our dad’s homemade port, yum!!
Saturday we made our parents Cinnamon French Toast and had a lazy day of laying out in the sun and gardening with the parents. The night definitely would not have been complete without a boatload of grilled vegetables and our Baked Portabella Mushrooms!
For other dinner ideas to cook for mom tonight check out our Main Event page! And remember, it’s mother’s day for many of those animals out there as well, so be respectful and don’t eat their kids!
A mother giraffe often gives birth while standing, so the newborn’s first experience outside the womb is a 6-foot drop! Ha!
Thank you again to all of the mothers out there, we really do appreciate all that you do!