Last Minute Mother’s Day Gift Guide + Weekly Meal Plan

Has Mother’s Day snuck up on you too?  Can you believe it’s less than a week away?!  Well, never fear, I am the queen of the last minute gift!  I am the worst at having the greatest gift-giving intentions, and then, uh-oh, it’s three days before the big day and I haven’t bought a thing.  So if you’ve procrastinated too, I have some great gift ideas that you can order this week and have in time for Mother’s Day on Sunday.

A sweet necklace with a sweet saying, and SO MANY more similar options (and they just so happen to be a customer of Magnolia Marketing Group!)

A beautiful cookbook from her favorite HGTV lady crush.

Cute, colorful earrings to go with just about every summer outfit.

Super cute serving pieces with interchangeable decorations for each holiday or occasion (I love the triple-dish with the wine bottle!).

If Mom needs a little help around the house (and you just got a raise).

Does mom want to read more, but just can’t find the time to sit down? Get her a kindle membership and load it with a few of your favorite books!

A pretty plant for her home or office.

For your oil-loving mama that needs a diffuser in every room.

The perfect book for true-crime-loving mamas, especially since they just caught the killer!

A sweet hummingbird feeder so mom can watch the birds out her kitchen window.

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Though I really do enjoy it, I’m finding that I have less and less time to devote to meal planning and that the Blue Apron and/or Home Chef boxes work pretty well for us!  It decides three meals for me ahead of time (I typically plan to order a box or skip the shipment based on meal options several weeks in advance), so I only have to decide on three or four meals and shop for those ingredients (online shop, I should clarify) once a week.  I’m thinking about trying one more (Marley Spoon or Hello Fresh??) so I have three different box options every week.  Really the only reason now that I will skip a box for the week is when none of the meal options sound appealing, but I don’t want to subscribe to too many services and have too many to manage.  Either way- we don’t have a box coming this week (boo), but we’ll be having some good dinners anyway!  Here’s what we’ll be eating this week:

Sunday– BBQ Ribs, Corn on the Cob, Roasted Okra, Seared Asparagus
MondayShredded Brussels Sprouts and Sweet Potato Chopped Salad with Frech Bread
TuesdayUdon Noodle Vegetable Stir Fry
WednesdayZucchini Ravioli with Red Lentil Rotini
Thursday– Blackened Tilapia with Roasted Broccoli and Sauteed Squash
FridayShrimp and Quinoa Poke Bowl
SaturdayMushroom and Spinach Quesadillas with Chips and Mexican Layer Dip

I hope you have a WONDERFUL week!!

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