Sunday, February 5, 2012
Mothering Sunday Cards, Gifts, Novelties and Collectables
The modern Mother's Day is celebrated on various days in many parts of the world, most commonly in May, March, or April as a day to honor mothers and motherhood.
In the UK and Ireland, it follows the old traditions of Mothering Sunday, celebrated in March/April.
Red Roses have been represented in countless works of art, from classical paintings and poetry to modern day music and media.
Carnations are probably the most popular flowers associated with Mother’s Day. According to legend, this association dates back to when Mary shed tears for Jesus, which fell on the ground and allegedly turned into beautiful carnations.
Pink roses symbolise a mother’s love for her child.
There are a number of other flowers that symbolise love, but the best ones for Mother’s Day are:
The modest, unassuming beauty of the daisy has a playful, childlike character that brings joy and happiness wherever it arrives. The many colored options of the daisy provide ample opportunity to match this lovely flower to a specific personality. No other flower can match the daisy for pure joy.
The daisy is also associated with the fifth wedding anniversary
Epitomizing childlike joy and playfulness, this April birth flower captures the essence of spring’s happy-go-lucky, forever-young attitude.
For a stunning gift, send her some Violets – this lovely dark purple bloom signifies faithfulness and devotion, so are a lasting reminder of your appreciation for your mother’s devotion to you.
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