Mother's Day Celebrations And Traditions February 17, 2016 18:04
The celebration of Mother's Day originated in the United States in the early 20th Century, however. there have been traditions and celebrations to honour your mother dating back hundreds of years. In the UK in the seventeenth century, workers would be allowed to return home to their "mother church" during the fourth Sunday of Lent, and would often be reunited with their families on this day. Elsewhere in Europe, Mothering Sunday would be spent worshiping and praying to the Virgin Mary.
The Mothers Day celebrations as we know them today began in the US in 1908, and since then the holiday has grown in popularity throughout the world, with flowers and cards being among the most popular gifts. The sentiment of showing appreciation to your mother has also extended to include Grandmothers, Stepmothers, Mothers in Law, or just any important female figure in your life.
To celebrate the introduction of four fabulous new products, we have listed some of the most important Mother's Day celebrations and traditions, which are still practised today. You can view the full range of our personalised Mother's Day Gifts here.
Breakfast In Bed
They say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so why not get your Mother's day off to the right start by bringing her a breakfast in bed, to show your appreciation. During your upbringing, your mother has brought you countless meals, and tended to your every need, so it's only right that you return the favour. Plus her tea or coffee would look extra special in one of our new Endless Love mugs.
Go to Church
Why not honour the religious traditions of Mother's Day by visiting your local church for a Sunday service? It's a great excuse to put on your best clothes and enjoy a walk in the fresh air outside on your way to and from the church. If your family isn't religious or if the weather is cold outside then a ceremonial lighting of our Enchanted Eden Mother's Day Candle will work equally as well to honour the tradition.
Wear a Carnation
Giving a bunch of carnations, or wearing a carnation for Mother's day is one of the most popular Mother's Day traditions, and that's where a lot of the inspiration came from when we first envisioned this collection. The only problem with flowers is that they die within a few weeks. If you want to give a more permanent Mother's Day gift, then why not go for our floral-inspired Thanks A Latte coffee glass?
Bake a Cake
Baking a cake together with your mum, or making one especially for her is a fun way to celebrate Mother's Day. In France, a special cake is made to look as though it is a bunch of flowers, while in the UK, almond cake is traditional for Mother's Day. Of course, a cake in the afternoon always tastes better with wine, and would be ideal served with our Daisy Pop wine glasses.
We have a range of different products to suit all occasions, and you can view the full collection here. All of our items can be personalised with a name or initial, date, or a personal message. You can also choose your own colours to match your home.
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