Mother’s Day is in ten days! May 12th celebrates motherhood and the influence of mothers in our lives.
The old school Mother’s Day celebrated the Greek mother goddess Cybele. The modern-day Mother’s Day in the United States was started by peace activist Anna Jarvis who thought a day should be set aside for all mothers because she believed a mother is “the person who has done more for you than anyone in the world”.
So what should you get for the person who has done more for you than anyone?
Here are some ideas:
Lavender Gift Set
A floral bouquet of lavender to soothe and calm after a doozy of a day. Great gift for mothers of young children.
Local Food Tour
Find a local food tour, tasting, or class in your area for a fun outing with your foodie mom.
A luscious gift for those roaming mamas! Choose your lip balm, body spray, and skin balm.
Sign mom up for an organic facial or massage. Organic facials are gentler on your skin while providing a deep clean.
Grapefruit CardaMOM Body Wash
Turn her shower into a spa for mom with this bright infusion of pink grapefruit with a touch of cardamom. This body wash is sure to waken and revive.
Local Farm Box
Splurge on a CSA of organic, clean, and seasonal produce straight from the farm for mom this Mother’s Day.
It seems like the piles of trash and waste is absolutely endless due to a rise in cooking at home during this quarantine. With today being “Learn About Composting Day”, I simply cannot think of a better time to learn how to utilize kitchen scraps. Finding alternatives to combat the sheer amount of waste that we produce is actually quite easier than some might think. If you are wanting to take the plunge into the world of composting and/or reducing your kitchen waste, here are a few simply ways you can spearhead the process:
For this week’s business feature, we hear from Be Just, a shop that houses a collection of household essentials that combine functionality, form, and beauty in the Belmont area of Charlottesville, Virginia.