Tuesday, May 03, 2011

The 2nd Sunday in May

The second Sunday in May hosts the second most popular holiday for gift-giving......Mother's Day!

How did Mother's Day start?  Individual mothers did not start out as the focus of Mother's Day.  Several ancient cultures had huge festivals celebrating whichever goddess was their mother-figure and early christians in Europe celebrated the fourth Sunday of Lent by honoring the church where they were babtized (their "mother" church).  Mother's Day as we know it did not come about until 1908 and it has since spread around the world with many countries creating their own versions. 

As mothers across the United States celebrate Mother's Day this Sunday, Wicked Wicker would like to wish them all a wonderful day. 

Happy Mother's Day Mom!!!

25 comments:

  1. Tech Ed 4 Kids joining you from the Wednesday hop! http://teched4kids.com

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  2. How interesting. I'm just glad we get one day of recognition considering how much we do all year long :)

    Thanks for joining our hop, I'm already following you too.

    Happy thursday!
    Deb

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  3. Awesome blog! Love the décor. I'm your newest follower :D luv if you follow back!


    cherie girl
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  5. I'm finally catching up on Wandering Wednesday's Blog Hop and have followed you via GFC.
    Happy Mother's Day! :-)
    Elizabeth

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  7. Hi, I saw you at Six in the Nest Blog hop. I was already liking your FB page, so I followed you on Google. Have a good day!

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  8. I love getting and giving customized Gift Baskets! Look forward to seeing your new stock. Thanks for stopping by for Let's Get Social and following. I'm returning the follow luv via GFC and all your social media sites. :)

    Tree
    Mother of Pearl It Is

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    Bridget
    Guide to Smart Shopping

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  11. Interesting - I knew it didn't happen until the early 1900s but I didn't know the rest - thanks for sharing - Stumbled!! :)

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  12. Thanks so much for stopping by and for stumbling my post!

    I just returned the favor!

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  13. Hi...I'd love this basket!!

    Stumbled you...would love if you could stumble me back:
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    Thanks!
    Kristin :)

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    Thank you
    Have a blessed week!

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  16. Cute!

    I stumbled you. My post is http://booksyourkidswilllove.blogspot.com/2011/05/sirenz.html

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    ~Maranda

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  19. Thanks for visiting and linking up at MoneySavvyMichelle.com I'm subscribing to you via email now too. Have a great week!

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  20. Hi! Love your blog! I'm a new follower, I found you on the Thrifty Thursday blog hop. I'm looking forward to seeing more from you. I'd love a follow too! :)
    Alisa

    http://asterriskjewelry.blogspot.com/

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  21. Following you from the GFJC blog hop, have a great week! You can find me at
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    Cheers,
    Shanae
    My Blog

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