Happy Mother’s Day Wishes

Happy Mother’s Day! These 100 Mother’s Day Messages Will Melt Your Mama’s Heart .

Written by Maryn Liles

Celebrating your mom with special Mother’s Day messages can make her day feel that much more extra special. We might not often have the time to express our emotions for them, but on Mother’s Day, we can take some time from our busy lives to say thank you to our mothers.

Whether you need a special message for a card, Facebook post, or text message to your mom, you’ll find plenty of Mother’s Day wishes you can use to truly celebrate your mother and thank her for being your number one fan. You can even use these wishes for your grandmother, aunt, or even your mother-in-law to wish them a joyous Mother’s Day.

This May 9th, tell mom how you truly feel with any of these Mother’s Day messages. These heartfelt and sweet messages are sure to make her heart soar with love and gratitude!

100 Mother’s Day Messages

1. I’m glad that you’re my mother because I’m not sure anyone else could have put up with me this long! Love you, Mom.

2. Your smile brightens each day and makes it better than the last. Happy Mother’s Day, Mom!

3. I feel so lucky to have you as my mom. Thanks for always believing in me and doing so much for me each day. Have a great Mother’s Day, you deserve to be spoiled!

4. It’s my time to tell you how fortunate and special I am to be blessed with a mother as caring, loving as you. Wish you a happy Mother’s Day, Mom!

5. Mom, thank you for being my anchor in this stormy sea of life. I love you and don’t know where I’d be without you. Have a great day today.

6. Mother Goose, Ma Barker, Mother Theresa—of all the mothers that ever lived, you’re the “Motheriest.” Have a great Mother’s Day!

7. Happy Mother’s Day to my very own superhero and the No. 1 problem-solver in my life. I hope you have a great day!

8. In your arms, you held us. Little did we know but you have given us the greatest treasure that will never fade in our hearts and that’s your love.

9. Thanks for everything Mom, you really are one in a million! Love you!

10. Thanks for always helping me to remember what is important in life… and today it is you! You are the best!

11. Mom, you are the most outstanding woman in my life, and you’ll always be my number one. Have a very happy Mother’s Day!

12. In my life, I haven’t met a lady as elegant, beautiful, and lovely as you. I love you lots, mommy!

13. Thank you for always being there, Mom. Happy Mother’s Day!

14. There’s never been a minute I wasn’t glad you were my Mom.

15. Happy Mother’s Day Mom! Although we’re far apart you are always in my heart. I love you and miss you more than words can say.

16. Best friends and the best mother ever; you are seriously a gift to me! I love you. Happy Mother’s day!

17. Growing up I don’t think I realized just how much you did to keep our day-to-day life running so smoothly. Now that I’m grown up, I am in awe of everything you did for us, and I admire you all the more. Thank you for making my childhood such a special one! I love you, Mom!

18. Thanks for bringing me into this world and always seeing the best in me. Happy Mother’s Day, Mom!

19. Mom, I honestly don’t know how I’d get through each day without you by my side. Thank you for being such a supportive mother to me, and a fantastic grandmother to my children. We all love you so much! Happy Mother’s Day!

20. To the person who has done more for me than anyone in this world! Love you, Mama!

21. Thanks for being an incredible mother and role model to me during my childhood. I am so thankful to have your support and guidance as I navigate through life. Happy Mother’s Day!

22. I got all my good qualities from you, Mom! Isn’t it lucky you had more than enough for both of us?

23. Thank you Mom for showing me how to be the best version of myself. I am a strong woman because a strong woman raised me. I am so thankful for everything you’ve done for me.

24. You gave me the gift of life so our gifts to you pale in comparison. Happy Mother’s Day!

25. Thank you for being a source of strength, guidance, happiness, and inspiration to our family every day. Our world is a brighter place with you in it! Happy Mother’s Day, my love!

Read more wishes at:

100 Happy Mother’s Day Messages for 2021 (parade.com)

ALL ABOUT MOMS

Mother’s Day is this weekend, and for most of us, it’s a chance to reflect and honor moms and mother figures who have been significant in our lives. While the day can also be challenging for some — those who have lost mothers or for whom the relationship wasn’t ideal — we hope that these conversation starters will spark a meaningful and positive dialogue for everyone.

  • Name three things about your mother — or a mother figure — that you try to model in your own life.
  • What is your fondest or funniest memory about your mother or mother figure?
  • If you could plan the ideal Mother’s Day celebration, what would you choose to do and why?
  • Animals are mothers, too! Often moms in the animal kingdom have interesting mothering practices. If you could be, or have, any animal mom, what would you choose?
  • What’s the best advice a mother ever gave you?

Source: Mother’s Day Conversation Starters – The Family Dinner Project – The Family Dinner Project

Swimwear for Her

OK. Truth be told. In my home town today, it’s 50 degree’s. It’s the middle of May (almost) so what’s up ? So you say you need something to look forward to, like going swimming, poolside dining or just showing off your toned bod. Here are a few choices for you to ponder until it warms up.

High quality affordable eco swimwear bikini for all women by mimi & august — Mimi & August (mimiandaugust.com)

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Anthropologie 

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And if you can’t wait for warmer weather, there’s this:

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Just one of many styles for you to choose or not. Check out my Pinterest Swimwear collection at the link below.

Hey girl, stay warm !

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Sagittarius Compatibility: Who Will Steal Your Heart?

By Astrofame

(Truth be told, I don’t believe in astrology, however, my Sagittarius sign advised me to post this article today.)

Sagittarius loves adventure and travelling, so much so that it’s impossible for these natives to sit quietly at home and do nothing. The truth is, this sign constantly needs to be on the move and in action. Whether adventurous or down to earth, Sagittarius will never be in contemplation and will always look to move forward to their next destination, as a result, these natives look for someone who drives and excites them. If you are an Aries or a Leo, you are amongst the perfect matches for this zodiac sign because you have lots in common. What about you? Are you compatible with a Sagittarius? Take our test to find out!

Born between November 22 and December 21, Sagittarius is a Fire sign. Its planet; Jupiter blesses this exciting sign with courage and a lot of optimism. To learn more about this sign, consult the astrological portrait of the Sagittarius personality. Natives of this sign want relationships made of exchanges and projects. They are in fact very careful in choosing their partner and want someone who can fulfill their desires.

Are you a Sagittarius and want to know which zodiac signs you are compatible with? With you, it’s always time for action and you dream of finding a partner who is able to follow you in all your adventures. However, not every star sign has what it takes to keep up with you.

SPOILER ALERT !

What does the Sagittarius compatibility reveal?

♥ ♥ ♥ Sagittarius – Aries: The MOST inspiring pairing 💔 Scorpio – Cancer: Don’t even bother…

In order to feel good in your relationship you need to be with someone who makes you feel alive. Funny, cheerful and optimistic you would be completely incompatible with a party pooper. It would be impossible for you to live with a sign that is too homely or who can’t maintain your pace. 

Aries

Sagittarius and Aries compatibility:  Electric match

Taurus

Sagittarius and Taurus compatibility:  Different goals…

Gemini

Sagittarius and Gemini compatibility:  A happy couple

Cancer

Sagittarius and Cancer compatibility:  A doomed duo

Leo

Sagittarius and Leo compatibility:  A wonderful love match

Virgo

Sagittarius and Virgo compatibility:  A traditional couple

Libra

Sagittarius and Libra compatibility:  A strong pairing

Scorpio

Sagittarius and Scorpio compatibility:  A chaotic match

Sagittarius

Sagittarius and Sagittarius compatibility:  True soulmates

Capricorn

Sagittarius and Capricorn compatibility:  A complicated pair

Aquarius

Sagittarius and Aquarius compatibility:  An intelligent couple

Pisces

Sagittarius and Pisces compatibility:  An uncertain pair

So, who do I thank for this ridiculous piece of info that I don’t even believe in?

Sagittarius Compatibility: Who Will Steal Your Heart? (msn.com)

Oh, OK. Thanks.

Transform Your Outdoor Space With These Products

As the weather gets warmer, you’re probably itching to get off your couch and spend as much time as possible outdoors. While it’s nice to get away from your home for a while, it’s sometimes even nicer to have an oasis in your own backyard to turn to. You definitely don’t need to have a large outdoor space in order to transform it into something cozy, comfortable and enjoyable — you just need to have the right decor and setup.

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A great outdoor space requires some comfortable seating, versatile lighting, shade for extra sunny days and some greenery (real or fake). Add in some decor that you like, such as funky planters, a colorful rug or some whimsical string lights, and you’ve got a space you’ll want to return to each day (or night). Here are some of our favorite products you can buy from Amazon to make this a reality.

Slide 2 of 21: $79.00Shop NowThis doubles as a small table and a hidden cooler all in one. You can choose to keep the lid lower when you want to only use it as a table, or you can elevate the lid to show off the hidden cooler underneath (and still use the lid as a tabletop). It's 7.5 gallons and can hold up to 40 cans, and it's made of a water-resistant resin so it can withstand the elements.RELATED:35 Backyard Decor Ideas That Are Designed for Fun and Creating Memories

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Pacific Cool Bar Side Table

$79.00

This doubles as a small table and a hidden cooler all in one. You can choose to keep the lid lower when you want to only use it as a table, or you can elevate the lid to show off the hidden cooler underneath (and still use the lid as a tabletop). It’s 7.5 gallons and can hold up to 40 cans, and it’s made of a water-resistant resin so it can withstand the elements.

Slide 4 of 21: $189.99Shop NowAdd in some sun and bug protection with this pop-up gazebo that can go over a table and chairs set or a couch on your patio. It provides 121 square feet of coverage, and has an air vent on top to keep you cool inside. You can let down the mosquito netting when necessary, or keep it open for a breezier feel.

© COOL Spot

Pop-Up Gazebo Tent

$189.99

Add in some sun and bug protection with this pop-up gazebo that can go over a table and chairs set or a couch on your patio. It provides 121 square feet of coverage, and has an air vent on top to keep you cool inside. You can let down the mosquito netting when necessary, or keep it open for a breezier feel.

Slide 3 of 21: $134.99Shop NowAdirondack chairs are a versatile and comfortable seating option that makes for a nice piece of accent furniture, but can also stand alone. This one is extra convenient since it folds for easier storage. The classic design means it will never go out of style.

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Folding Wooden Adirondack Lounger Chair

$134.99

Adirondack chairs are a versatile and comfortable seating option that makes for a nice piece of accent furniture, but can also stand alone. This one is extra convenient since it folds for easier storage. The classic design means it will never go out of style.

Slide 6 of 21: $15.45Shop NowString lights are a popular outdoor accent lighting option for a reason: they instantly make any space feel a little bit more magical. These globe string lights are the perfect size and shape, they're easy to set up, and they give off just the right amount of light for when you're hanging outside in the evening or night.

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String Lights

$15.45

String lights are a popular outdoor accent lighting option for a reason: they instantly make any space feel a little bit more magical. These globe string lights are the perfect size and shape, they’re easy to set up, and they give off just the right amount of light for when you’re hanging outside in the evening or night.

Slide 7 of 21: $399.99Shop NowOutdoor furniture can get really pricey, but if you don't want to drop a lot of money on something you'll only use for a few months, this set is proof you don't have to. This modern sectional sofa comes with thick, comfortable cushions, as well as a glass top table. You can keep it together to use it as a sofa, or separate it into two chairs.

© Devoko

5 Piece Patio Furniture

$399.99

Outdoor furniture can get really pricey, but if you don’t want to drop a lot of money on something you’ll only use for a few months, this set is proof you don’t have to. This modern sectional sofa comes with thick, comfortable cushions, as well as a glass top table. You can keep it together to use it as a sofa, or separate it into two chairs.

Slide 9 of 21: $1249.99Shop NowGive your space a luxurious feel with this super comfortable daybed that encourages all of the lounging and sunbathing. It has a retractable canopy for shade, and can comfortably hold up to four people at a time. The seats can be left combined or separated, and the cushion is thick and comfortable.

© Aecojoy

Outdoor Round Daybed

$1249.99

Give your space a luxurious feel with this super comfortable daybed that encourages all of the lounging and sunbathing. It has a retractable canopy for shade, and can comfortably hold up to four people at a time. The seats can be left combined or separated, and the cushion is thick and comfortable.

To see more of this article written by Jessica Booth for Good Housekeeping, and see more idea’s for your backyard, click the source below.

Source: 20 Amazon Products That’ll Transform Your Outdoor Space (msn.com)

This Year, Show Mom Your Love By Making One of These Mother’s Day Desserts

By Erin Cavoto for CountryLiving©

It’s nearly Mother’s Day! Have you ordered her the perfect Mother’s Day gift yet? Well, there’s always another way to show Mom how much you love her, especially if she has a sweet tooth: Bake up a homemade treat! Nothing shows your love and thanks like going to the trouble of making a homemade dessert. Luckily a beautiful, delicious dessert doesn’t have to be difficult to make.

If you want to bake up something extra special for an extra-special woman, we’ve got more than three dozen delicious Mother’s Day desserts to choose from. These desserts will perfectly accompany any of your Mother’s Day plans, whether you’re giving her a surprise breakfast-in-bed or setting up a scenic picnic to enjoy the nice spring weather. There are recipes for cakes, cookies, cupcakes, and more to satisfy any kind of sugar craving.

If you’re cooking up an epic Mother’s Day brunch, then you’re going to want to include some of these sweets. Try the bite-sized rooibos-blueberry glazed doughnut holes or the almond and poppy seed loaf cake for a brunch that’s sure to be the sweetest. Or, if you’re planning a special lunch or dinner, whip up a stunning Mother’s Day cake for a delicious finish to your meal. No matter how you’re planning on celebrating the day, we can guarantee that these Mother’s Day desserts are sure to impress Mom with your baking skills.

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Raspberry and Pistachio Semifreddo

This rich, creamy dessert is perfect for nibbling on alongside a cup of coffee.

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Slide 5 of 41: Got a mom that just can't choose one thing? Customize this super easy dessert with a variety of fresh berries, then garnish it with edible flowers, to make it look just stunning!Get the recipe. Shop Now

 © Brian Woodcock

No-Bake Cheesecake with Berry Toppings

Got a mom that just can’t choose one thing? Customize this super easy dessert with a variety of fresh berries, then garnish it with edible flowers, to make it look just stunning!

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Slide 25 of 41: If mom loves all things lemon, she won't be able to keep her hands off these bite-sized treats, which are filled with lemon curd and lightly dusted with sugar.Get the recipe.

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Lemon Dimples

If mom loves all things lemon, she won’t be able to keep her hands off these bite-sized treats, which are filled with lemon curd and lightly dusted with sugar.

Get the recipe.

If these desserts don’t get your taste buds drooling, then click on the link below to see many more selections. And Happy Mother’s Day.

This Year, Show Mom Your Love By Making One of These Mother’s Day Desserts (msn.com)

Need Some Fiber?

Do it for your heart.

Filling up on fiber may save your heart: The more total, insoluble, and fruit and vegetable fiber that you consume, the lower your risk of both coronary heart disease and cardiovascular disease, a new UK study reports.

So which foods are best to eat? Check out this list to see which foods are full of fiber.

Source: Eat This Heart-Healthy Food (menshealth.com)

People Who Live Past 105 Have This in Common

People always wonder what the key to living a long life is. While your diet, exercise, attitude, stress level, and sleep may play a part, a recent study identified another factor that could determine your longevity. According to the new study, a majority of people who live past 105 years old have this one thing in common. To find out what helps you live longer, read on, and to see what you can take to help extend your life.

People who live past 105 years old have genetic similarities, the researchers found.

A May 4 study published in the journal eLife took blood samples of 81 people who were 105 years or older from all over Italy. Then they did the same with 36 healthy people from the same regions who were an average of 68 years old. With their samples collected, the researchers conducted a whole genome sequencing in search of differences in the genes between the older and younger group.

“We chose to study the genetics of a group of people who lived beyond 105 years old and compare them with a group of younger adults from the same area in Italy, as people in this younger age group tend to avoid many age-related diseases and therefore represent the best example of healthy aging,” one of the authors of the study, Paolo Garagnani, PhD, said in the statement.

What they found was that people who live beyond 105 years tend to have some genetic similarities.

These genetic similarities are linked to reduced age-related disease.

The researchers identified a handful of genetic variances that were more often seen in people who lived past 105. The most common were linked to heightened activity of the STK17A gene, which is responsible for “coordinating the cell’s response to DNA damage, encouraging damaged cells to undergo programmed cell death, and managing the amount of dangerous reactive oxygen species within a cell,” the authors explained. This highly active STK17A gene helps combat the initiation and growth of various diseases, including cancer.

The researchers also found an increased presence of BLVRA among people 105 years old and older—that gene plays an important role in the health of cells.

The final common genetic trait was in the COA1 gene, which plays an essential role in your cells’ functionality, specifically how the nucleus and mitochondria communicate. Other research has shown that your mitochondria plays a key part in age-related diseases, specifically neurodegenerative ones, meaning the COA1 gene helps stave off this kind of deterioration.

People who live past 105 had accumulated fewer harmful genetic mutations.

The researchers found that people older than 105 had fewer mutations in the genes they tested. Mutations tend to negatively affect how your genes function in terms of stress and DNA repair. The researchers said the subjects they studied “appeared to avoid the age-related increase in disruptive mutations, and this may have contributed in protecting them against diseases such as heart disease.”

Other studies pinpointed DNA repair as one of the factors that promotes longevity in other species, senior author of the study Cristina Giuliani, PhD, said in a statement. “We showed that this is true also within humans,” she explained.

“Our results suggest that DNA repair mechanisms and a low burden of mutations in specific genes are two central mechanisms that have protected people who have reached extreme longevity from age-related diseases,” senior author of the study, Claudio Franceschi, PhD, said in a statement.

Previous research has shown that social and environmental factors can also play a part in whether you live to 100.

Genetics may be one element of your longevity, but your social life and environment can play a role, too. April 2020 research out of Washington State University’s (WSU) Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine found that living in highly walkable, mixed-age communities can help you reach that 100-year mark. “Aging has been attributed to be only 20–35 percent heritable. Social and environmental factors, such as high educational attainment and socioeconomic status, also significantly contribute to longevity,” the authors wrote in the study, published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.

According to the study, people with a high probability of living to 100 tended to live in geographic clusters in urban areas and smaller towns with a “higher percentage of working age population,” defined as those between the ages of 15 and 64. In a statement, study author Rajan Bhardwaj, a WSU medical student, said, “These findings indicate that mixed-age communities are very beneficial for everyone involved. They also support the big push in growing urban centers toward making streets more walkable, which makes exercise more accessible to older adults and makes it easier for them to access medical care and grocery stores.” Urban areas also tend to help older adults feel less isolated and offer more community support.

So if you’re worried you’re lacking the genes to help ring in your 100th birthday, you might want to consider a location that could enhance the quality and length of your life. Want to know what other small changes you can make to add years to your life? Here are 100 Ways to Live to 100, According to Science.

Article by Allie Hogan

Photo credit: BestLife

Source of article: People Who Live Past 105 Have This in Common, New Study Says (msn.com)