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Mother’s Day Giveaway

“If you just sit down and be quiet, no one will know how stupid you are”.  Yes, that was one of my mother’s sayings.  Another one was “slow as pond water”.  These and other sayings seem to always come to mind at different times in my life.  There are many others that she, my aunts, neighbors, women of the church and others would say.  Some I can’t put in print.

For our Mother’s Day Giveaway we are asking you to tell us one of the sayings your mother, grandmother, aunt or whoever you consider to be your mother figure in your life said. It’s as simple as that.

You can win a beautiful statement necklace donated by Kendra Scott jewelry.  It is an amazing piece that you will love–it is the beautiful piece below.

Remember “thisisyourbestyear”, and all you need to do to win this beautiful Kendra Scott “statement” necklace is to post a saying that your mother and/or mother figure always said in the comment section of this post.  This beautiful piece can be yours to gift to someone or maybe to yourself. The winner will be chosen on Monday, May 2.  Good Luck!

*You can see more beautiful Kendra Scott jewelry at their boutiques or online at Kendra Scott Jewelry.

26 Comments Post a comment
  1. Ahhh! So many! “You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make him drink” is one I remember.

    April 23, 2016
    • Yep, that was another one. Thanks for reading, and remember “thisisyourbestyear”.

      April 23, 2016
  2. heather #

    Let’s see here is one “Everything has a place and everything in it’s place.

    April 23, 2016
  3. Anna Pry #

    my mom always said she was a better mom than her mom and i would be a better mom than she was and my daughter will be a better mom than me

    April 23, 2016
    • Each one learns from the other. Thanks for reading and remember “thisisyourbestyear”.

      April 23, 2016
  4. Very neat blog :). My mom used to say, “Straighten up and fly right!”

    April 24, 2016
    • Thanks for reading. I remember some one saying that–I think it was one of my teachers.

      April 24, 2016
  5. Heather S #

    She would often say, “you can’t put a band-aid on something that needs surgery, it just doesn’t work like that” (when speaking about something relational between two people that needs more attention, work and care). She was very insightful! Thank you for hosting such a lovely giveaway! “thisisMYbestyear” 🙂

    April 24, 2016
    • I had never heard that one about the band-aid. I will now use it. Thanks for reading. Remember “thisisyourbestyear”.

      April 24, 2016
  6. When I was trying on clothes when we would shop when I was a teenager (many years ago), if I asked her if she liked what I tried on and she would say “you are the one that has to wear it”. I’m very glad that she tolerated me through the teen years and now she is my best friend.

    April 24, 2016
    • It is amazing that our mother’s became our best friends. Thanks for reading, and remember “thisisyourbestyear”.

      April 24, 2016
  7. Lynne T #

    Something my mom used to say was “feelings are feelings, they are neither right or wrong”

    April 26, 2016
  8. My mother said, if you can’t say something nice, say nothing it all.

    April 29, 2016
  9. Pamela Berry #

    What ever is in the wash is going to come out in the rinse.

    April 30, 2016
  10. Sandra Greene Smith #

    “That is not your story to tell” is what Mama always said about gossip.

    April 30, 2016
    • I never heard that one. It is one that I will use. Remember “thisisyourbestyear”.

      April 30, 2016
  11. tam #

    mum use to always say ‘If the wind changes, your face will stay that way” when doing a grumpy face.

    April 30, 2016
  12. That’s a really good one. Thanks for reading. Remember “thisisyourbestyear”.

    April 30, 2016
  13. Janet Herrera #

    You have to learn to get along in life, and you learn something new everyday! I love that one!

    May 4, 2016
    • I truly believe that and try to live it. Thanks for reading and remember “thisisyourbestyear”.

      May 4, 2016

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