Did you have a Mothers’ Day Stall at your school when you were a kid? We did and I remember buying my mum cheap perfume and soap that she never used (it was very cheap!).
At our dear boy’s school, the stall used to be stocked exclusively from the local $2 shop and pretty much went straight to landfill after it was given to mum. Then, a few years ago, a group of mums got together and decided to stock the stall with home made items. It has been such a great success
I am not one for presents on Mothers’ Day (although I do like a home made card from the kids and a bit of homage) but when I open my son’s gift to me on Sunday, I know I’ll get that double happiness feeling. I’ll know that I am receiving something that my son picked out by himself because it was the most beautiful thing he could find and that another mum gave some precious time to make this item for another mum to enjoy.