Show Your Mom Some Love and Mother Earth too!

Posted on May 7, 2013 in Green Tip

This Sunday is Mother’s Day, so here are some ways you can prepare a thoughtful celebration for your mom while showing some love for Mother Earth too!

The first thing I think of when Mother’s Day comes to mind is “Breakfast in Bed”. For this, find ingredients from a local farmer’s market or choose organic items from your grocery store. The best ingredients come minimally packaged.

When finding a gift for your mom, consider giving an e-card instead of a paper card, buying vintage or recycled jewelry instead of something new, or sending potted flowers instead of fresh cut. Right now, you can give your Mom a pot of planted daffodils through Keep Cincinnati Beautiful, and we’ll use the proceeds from each sale to plant 100 more daffodils along the highway this fall. This will not only brighten her day, but it will make a lasting impression on the millions of people that travel through our region every week. To make your purchase, go to