Tag Archives: mother’s day

primed for mother’s day

Is anything not last minute around here lately? That’s just where I am at right now, and it will hopefully benefit some of you, too! GIFTS FOR ME, FOR MY MOM, FOR MY FRIENDS that will arrive just in time! Sam Edelman Circus “Stevie” – These criss cross striped heels (so many more colors, too!) are so perfect and easily translate to Fall with their color palette. So cute with a denim skirt, jeans, a floaty Summer dress. So cheap too! $27! Seychelles “Beau Slide” – These criss cross flats caused a huge ruckus last year when I bought a similar … Read more

ways to waffle for mother’s day

Today on Instagram I am giving away some really amazing kitchenware from Bella! A waffle iron and this beautiful pan both from their Copper Titanium Line! Honestly when I am dreading cooking, having something new to cook with, whether its a gadget (this post has my favorite cooking bloggers gadget faves!), a new recipe, or gear like this, it really does help and this copper line is so beautiful!   Be sure to enter there @smallfryblog but here are a few recipes I am eyeing to make in my waffle iron! These are also incredibly easy for your kids to do … Read more

prime mother’s day

Let’s get one thing straight, most guys we know are scrambling last minute for Mother’s Day, so a Prime shipping option is a necessity at this juncture. Today for our Mother’s Day gift guide we’re sharing 5 new-to-us ideas to try and 5 tried and true favorites. If you’re feeling dangerous or you just want comfortable, you’re covered. Snail Mucus. Apparently snail secretions are full of properties used in beauty products anyway so why not just use it in its whole form? Sounds gross but after reading up, it’s totally backed up by science and has amazing reviews. Squalane oil. … Read more

mother’s day brunch

As promised here is the whole Mother’s Day Brunch we threw for some friends! You can catch more details on the Acai Bowl Bar here as well.We always talk about how our friends are some of the best parents we know, they are the people we look up to so much and want to emulate, and we need each other so much since we’re all in the same season and stage of life. Since Mother’s Day is usually all about your immediate family or celebrating your own mother or sisters, we wanted to do something as friends beforehand to pamper … Read more

acai bowl bar

Tomorrow we’ll be sharing a peek at a fun Mother’s Day Brunch we did with friends. Our breakfast was all about everybody’s favorite (or maybe your rolling your eyes if you’re not a fan) the Acai Bowl! We created a “make your own” station and it was a hit! Take a look and we’ll include recipe, too!All you need are a huge variety of bowls and spoons to hold all the ingredients, a little chopping time and your favorite Acai recipe! We love using these frozen acai puree packs, a frozen banana, a cup of pressed apple juice and a scoop … Read more

favorites on mother’s day

Happy Happy Mother’s Day to all of you women out there who love and nurture those around you selflessly. If you’re like us and you’re lazing in bed for a bit, we wanted to share some of our favorite essays and posts on motherhood. A post about “The Juggle” from Joy Loving your post-baby body from Ashmae What we all have in common from Alison Not believing the lies we tell ourselves from Casey Becoming our mothers via Danielle Surviving the first three months with Liz and an essay from our heart to yours. Our Small Fry Films series has … Read more

Kid Quote Tote

Kid Quote Tote for Mother's Day!

Our next DIY in our string of Mother’s Day ideas is this Kid Quote Tote! Things our kids say that make us cry, laugh, or laugh until we cry. Next time you hear one, jot it down and then you can whip out this tote in a few minutes using the Cricut Explore. Don’t have one yet? You still have one more day to enter to win your own Explore, plus $1700 more in goods, right here. But, back to the tote! This quote comes from young Dash, who melts hearts on the daily with this phrase. Here’s how you’ll do it: – … Read more

handprint flower

We’ve got a few more Mother’s Day gift ideas up our sleeve before the big day this weekend, and this one is a classic: the handprint flower! We love fresh flowers, but these will last a lot longer and will always be a reminder of your kids each year. Make a whole bouquet for a print or card and you’ve got yourself a beautiful, thoughtful and easy gift. No surprise here, but kids love to make these prints! First, cover their little hands with paint: Create the flower by spreading out each finger: Clean hands and add stems:   And … Read more

The Ultimate Mother’s Day Giveaway!

Oh mothers, do we have a doozy for you today! We’ve teamed up with the ultra stylish mom and kid fashion blog Lunchpails & Lipstick to bring one lucky winner all of this amazing loot. It is valued at over $2000 and filled with all our favorite things. 1. A Blendtec Blender! Making mornings a breeze with a million ways to make a smoothie, juice, soup and so much more. $320 2. These Floral Knock-Out Skully Candy headphones are killing us, they’re so amazing and finally someone has made some headphones that girls love! $100 3. Now that you’ll have all these new things … Read more

Mother’s Day Film

We unearthed this little gem just in time for Mother’s Day next week, it still brings us to tears and makes us laugh! We hope you all still love it, too! Video by Jenner Brown for Small Fry! Catch the similar video we made for Valentine’s Day while you’re at it.