Hi, From Carissa 5/3/19

May 3, 2019

Happy May! The month that we have one day set aside to celebrate Mommas. One day! Ha! We all know we deserve to be celebrated daily. We work hard! We are pretty impressive beings! I wrote an article about how Mother's Day used to be a day that I felt let down and disappointed. Here it is for you to see, I have changed my mindset. It has been working! I hope it helps some of you too.

10 Great Ideas For Self Care Gifts For Mom On Mother’s Day

In the meantime, let's talk about the incredible giveaways we have for you this week, they will run through May 13, 2019. This whole issue is dedicated to the giveaways. Over $1000.00 in prizes! Read all the rules and info on the article beneath this and then see the gifts in each article.

For those of you looking for info to help plan your week:

Here is the CALENDAR 

Here are the CAMPS

Here are the FESTIVALS

Here are the FARMER'S Markets 

And, here are our quotes :


May will be dedicated to quotes for Mother's Day! Here are this weeks :

Now that... my kids are grown, I understand how much work and love it takes to raise and to keep a family together. The example of your strength, devotion, and patience is now rippling through the generations. Thank you! ~Forest Houtenschil, c.1980

Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body. ~Elizabeth Stone

Giveaways: Each article is one for Mother's Day and will run through May 12, 2019 


Flying Squirrels : Kimberlin Michelle 

Our calendar here will show you some of the highlights, but on the site, you can see weeks and weeks and our full calendar! ! Please remember to check with venues before heading out as we are not informed when events are rescheduled or canceled! The listing below is only a sampling of our calendar, for the full Richmond events link, check out here-.

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Wishing you all a wonderful week.