Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Pampering Mothers; It's Theright Dayto Show Mum Just How Muchyou Care

Newspaper article News Mail Bundaberg Qld.

Pampering Mothers; It's Theright Dayto Show Mum Just How Muchyou Care

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SUNDAY, May 13, is the day mothers everywhere celebrate the exceptional joy of being just that a a mother.

Whether your Mother's Day wish is as simple as a couple of tea in bed or something a little more extravagant, no mother is alone in her desire to be remembered on this extraordinary day.

The history of Mother's Day is centuries old and the earliest Mother's Day celebrations can be traced back to the spring celebrations of ancient Greece in honour of Rhea, the mother of the gods.

While the traditions may have changed, mothers still enjoy being cherished and a beautiful gift ajust becausea from your children is never unwelcome.

Personally, Hitchcocks Fine Jewellery owner Jan Paulsen continues to cherish her digitally engraved pendant with photographs of her two precious grandchildren, saying jewellery remains a popular Mother's Day gift for the fact that it is personal and everlasting.

aThis is often something that can be handed down through the generations and a beautiful piece of jewellery says: a[approximately]you are very special to me',a she said.

aI believe the secret to selecting the perfect piece of jewellery for mum is to give something from the heart, but we have friendly, experienced staff who are only too happy to help you find that special something.

aGenerally we find that jewellery gifts such as earrings, pendants and brooches for the older mums are popular and we recommend a yearly clean and inspection to keep jewellery sparkling and in good repair.a

If you want to get mum something bright and colourful, then Westside Florist and The Garden Nook owner Jenny Trebbin has a wealth of options available.

While chrysanthemums are a traditional Mother's Day flower, Jenny said mixed flowers were also very popular.

aAll mums love flowers and you have the convenience of delivery to your door,a she said.

aFlowers say: a[approximately]you are special a someone loves you'. Personally my favourites are pale pink roses and pink oriental lilies, which are popular choices with the modern mum, as well as orchids.a

Jenny and her team are set to work long hours to give every mum a special gift and encourage customers to order their flowers now, the earlier the better. …

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