Happy Aloha Friday!

From Kailani at An Island Life:
In Hawaii, Aloha Friday is the day that we take it easy and look forward to the weekend. So on Fridays let’s take it easy on posting, too. Ask a simple question…nothing that requires a lengthy response. It’s a great way to make new blogging friends!

It’s Mother’s Day on Sunday.  So my question to you is:

Are you planning to do anything special for Mother’s Day?

Whether it be for your mother or the mother of your children or yourself (depending on if you are the mother).  If you read my post from yesterday, you’ll know that I’m still working on my hubby about defining what Mother’s Day is really for.

Meanwhile, I’ve told him I don’t want to have to cook at all on Sunday and just have a nice relaxing day.  I’m going to suggest getting steaks for the grill so he doesn’t mess up my pots and pans and kitchen with a mysterious concoction of cooking.  Otherwise my ‘day after’ would be labor intensive, which would then cancel out the relaxation mode from Sunday.

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  1. Happy Mother’s Day!
    .-= Kristina P. would like you to read ..Dog, The Brownie Hunter =-.

  2. Nope i don’t think we have anything special planned on that day.. given the fact that our moms are well all the way back home.. We’ll call them yes and maybe send some flowers through internet services .. that for sure will get there in time better than gifts:)
    As for us.. prolly we’ll go bowling:)Yaaaaaaay!
    .-= Niky @ Design It Chic would like you to read ..Aloha – The grass is green and the sky is blue… =-.

  3. For the first time in many years, I am not cooking! We usually go to my mom’s house and I make lasagna & sides. This year, we’re hosting it at my house but hubby is grilling! And I will be relaxing by the pool! =D

  4. Not completely sure what we are doing. We want to have lunch or dinner with my mother since she is local. Aside from that we are debating going to Six Flags (but going to be really chilly) or perhaps a movie. Just not sure what to do at this point. Time

  5. For Mother’s Day, I am driving my daughter, Gina to the Newark NJ airport so she can catch a flight to Ireland. I didn’t realize it was a 2 hour drive from her house tot he airport, but she’s saving $200 by not flying out of Philadelphia. And I live an hour from her!
    .-= Joanie M would like you to read ..A really good read =-.

  6. My daughter in CA had some enormous steaks delivered to me yesterday so we will barbecue on Sunday and take it easy too. I don’t want to cook or clean or do any work on Sunday. So I know how you feel. I hope you have a wonderful relaxing fun Mothers Day!
    .-= Technobabe would like you to read ..Bring It To Me =-.

  7. Not really just spend time as a family and later go to my Mom’s house.

    I’m also following you from Friday Follow.

    Happy Friday and enjoy the weekend.
    .-= Annie would like you to read ..Aloha Friday!!!!!! =-.

  8. My husband’s birthday is Saturday. So unfortunately we have to mostly celebrate that. Darn it! 🙂

    But I made sure that the plans involve something I LOVE too!! So we both win.

    Have a wonderful weekend!
    .-= Teri would like you to read ..Photo tagged =-.

  9. Seriously, I just need PB to come home. Then I want to spend time with the boys where neither of them is whining or outright crying because I’m giving the other too much attention.

    Happy Mother’s Day to you and the Princess!

  10. happy Mother’s day weekend. (note the stretching out of that? week-ennnndddddd) not day… 🙂 I do hope you are pampered. As a suggestion for the sides to go with teh steak? maybe salad which should only take a cutting board, and bowl and water? 🙂 or he could go crazy nad get some premade pasta salads at the Grocerysstore? That might work, and be less intensive?
    I bought a ham it only has to boil. It shouldn’t be that hard right? I hope…
    .-= kyooty would like you to read ..Random Tuesday isn’t so Random when it’s all I write? =-.

  11. I completely agree with your post from yesterday. My husband is the same way, but he knows I’ll be sad if he doesn’t give me something and he doesn’t want me to be sad.

    I’m hosting brunch for my mom and my mom’s mom. We’ve done it for three years in a row now, and I just love it. I love getting to spend time with my grandparents… and of course, my mom. But I see her every week, so my time with my grandparents is a teeny bit more special.
    .-= Cynthia Krajcarski would like you to read ..All My Dreams Fulfilled =-.

  12. My mum is gone, but in honor of her this mothers day I will be going and passing out flowers to all the mothers at our nursing home….then out to dinner at her favorite eatery;)

  13. I don’t know what is on the agenda for Sunday, but on Monday we are going away on a little mini-break with our daughter to a cabin in the country and to visit a dinosaur park and safari park. Not exactly lounging on the beach somewhere or soaking it up in a luxury spa but you know what, I am so looking forward to it.

    Wishing you a wonderful, wonderful Mothers Day and definitely, do not do any cooking!

  14. We’ve already had Mother’s Day here in the UK, but we didn’t do anything special to celebrate it this year .
    .-= rach would like you to read ..Aloha friday #133 =-.

  15. No set in stone plans but I am sure we will head to my moms.
    .-= Jess would like you to read ..Aloha Friday-Summer Plans =-.

  16. We are going to have lunch with my mom and the rest of her family. We will eat like kings. Happy Mother’s Day.

  17. Nope, only calling my mom who lives many states away, I do not have kids just yet.
    .-= The Social Frog would like you to read ..Aloha Friday =-.

  18. happy mothers day, a few days early.

    we’re heading up to my parents’ tomorrow. we’ll do brunch on sunday. but my mom’s so excited to see andrew (not so much me or hubby)
    .-= jaime would like you to read ..Angels & Demons: Pink =-.

  19. My mother lives in Mississippi, which is about 800 miles from me. I usually will just call and we will talk for a while.
    .-= otin would like you to read ..Fastball =-.

  20. Going to LA tomorrow with my daughter & SNL, meeting up with my son and his best girl. We will be going out to dinner. I can’t wait. That way they can go do stuff with the other mother’s on Sunday without feeling pressured.
    My husband can’t join us because of a work thing. He did send me some awesome tulips.
    .-= Debby would like you to read ..TODAY IS: =-.

  21. 3 generations of my family are together this weekend with the newest addition, 6 week old Jake. I think that’s pretty special 🙂
    .-= Becca would like you to read ..Winners!! =-.

  22. I am a little late getting here. We went to my in laws to celebrate mothers day. I drove down to my mums on Friday to spend the day with her. It turned out that no one did anything for me though. 🙁 Next year I am throwing a party for myself!
    .-= hip chick would like you to read ..mellow yellow/blue Monday =-.

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