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    Tomorrow is My Mom's Birthday...

    Any suggestions for something to get my mom for her birthday?



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    Re: Tomorrow is My Mom's Birthday...

    A spa pack. They love this stuff.



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    Re: Tomorrow is My Mom's Birthday...

    If your mom is like my mom where it is imposssssssible to find her something since she really doesn't value having "things", I suggest a homemade calendar customized with photos of you and your family (if you have one). I do this annually anymore and she loves it every time. She is also from the generation that loves to have calendars hanging everywhere.

    You can upload digital pictures and fully customize a calendar at either Walmart.com or Hy-Vee.com. I've mostly used Walmart in the past because they had more options but HyVee has caught up and now I use their site (because I hate giving Walmart money). It'll cost you about $20.

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    Re: Tomorrow is My Mom's Birthday...

    Quote Originally Posted by CyinCo View Post
    I suggest a homemade calendar customized with photos of you and your family (if you have one).
    +1. People pictures are great, but don't forget shots of places she likes. Her house, your house, golf courses, parks, church, backyard, etc. With some programs you can put small pictures on individual dates, like birthdays, anniversaries, Mothers Day, etc.



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    Re: Tomorrow is My Mom's Birthday...

    Quote Originally Posted by CyinCo View Post
    If your mom is like my mom where it is imposssssssible to find her something since she really doesn't value having "things", I suggest a homemade calendar customized with photos of you and your family (if you have one). I do this annually anymore and she loves it every time. She is also from the generation that loves to have calendars hanging everywhere.

    You can upload digital pictures and fully customize a calendar at either Walmart.com or Hy-Vee.com. I've mostly used Walmart in the past because they had more options but HyVee has caught up and now I use their site (because I hate giving Walmart money). It'll cost you about $20.

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    Nice!! She will love that. I didn't even think of a calendar. I'm on the hunt for pictures.

    I love this site!



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    Re: Tomorrow is My Mom's Birthday...

    I was going to say give her GeronimusClones's phone #, but he beat me to the punch.



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    Re: Tomorrow is My Mom's Birthday...

    You guys are pretty intuitive. You don't do the whole walking aimlessly into Hallmark in the hopes of something on the shelve jumping into your hands to purchase.



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    Re: Tomorrow is My Mom's Birthday...

    Good thing real suggestions got here early...



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    Re: Tomorrow is My Mom's Birthday...

    Great idea, wifey's birthday is coming up, this looks like just the ticket!


    Quote Originally Posted by CyinCo View Post
    If your mom is like my mom where it is imposssssssible to find her something since she really doesn't value having "things", I suggest a homemade calendar customized with photos of you and your family (if you have one). I do this annually anymore and she loves it every time. She is also from the generation that loves to have calendars hanging everywhere.

    You can upload digital pictures and fully customize a calendar at either Walmart.com or Hy-Vee.com. I've mostly used Walmart in the past because they had more options but HyVee has caught up and now I use their site (because I hate giving Walmart money). It'll cost you about $20.

    My 2 cents.


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    Re: Tomorrow is My Mom's Birthday...

    Tickets for the remaining FB games.
    Season tickets to MBB and WBB.
    A donation in her name to the Cyclone Club.



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    Re: Tomorrow is My Mom's Birthday...

    Quote Originally Posted by psycln11 View Post
    Tickets for the remaining FB games.
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    A donation in her name to the Cyclone Club.

    You just blew your cover JP.



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    Re: Tomorrow is My Mom's Birthday...

    Candlesticks are always a nice gift.

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    Re: Tomorrow is My Mom's Birthday...

    I gave up on getting gifts for my mom. She has a way of regifting them back to me. Just take her out to lunch.


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