Stationary For My Mom

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My Mom turned 90 in April.  It was really hard to think of gifts she wanted (and needed) to buy for her.  What do you get a 90 year old?  When I went to visit her earlier in the year, she handed me a Miles Kimball catalog and had picked out three things she wanted.  She said my two sisters and I should each buy her one of those things.  Normally that would be okay but each of the items she picked were under $15.00.  Actually, one was $14.99 and the other two were under $10.  Now I know Mom doesn’t like us spending too much money on her but $10?  I don’t think so!  I ended up buying her all three items myself.  My sisters were on their own!

I also made her a set of these cards so she could use them as thank you cards for any gifts she got from friends.  Turned out I should have made a lot more than I did.  She had three birthday parties and lots of gifts!  The problem is she thinks the cards I made are way to nice to use!  Sigh.

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  1. Those cards are beautiful. I love to give a gift of cards! I have the same problem: I made an assortment of cards for a friend at Christmas, and she said they were too pretty to get rid of. 🙂 Happy belated birthday to your mom– she sounds fun. Three birthday parties are definitely my style!


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