Posts Tagged ‘Mother of the Groom’

5 Mother’s Day Gifts Perfect for Celebrating Mom

Friday, May 1st, 2015

Being a mom is a tough job. It doesn’t seem fair that there’s only one day per year where we officially honor these amazing women. Go all out this Mother’s Day with these great gift ideas that are perfect for celebrating your mom, mother-in-law or any other special woman in your life.

Celebrate Mom with these 5 amazing Mother's Day Giftt ideas

1. Personalized Turkish Towels, $17.95. In case you hadn’t heard, Turkish Towels are all the rage this year. These vibrant towels crafted from 100% Turkish cotton are available in your choice of six colors and can be personalized with mom’s name or initials. They’re designed to be used indoors or outside, offering a versatile gift just in time for summer.

2. ‘Definition of a Mother’ Canvas, $67.95. This striking canvas print will look great hanging in the family room. The top of the print announces the qualities that make moms so special: love, care and nurture. You can also personalize the bottom with the names and birthdays of the kids.

3. Engraved Tipsy Wine Glass Set, $37.95. Each wine glass in this unique “tipsy” 4pc. set is designed to swivel when you set it down. Don’t worry about spillage, the weighted bottoms ensure they’ll never tip over. Engrave with an initial for no extra charge.

4. Wicked Sheets, $10+. Give the gift of a comfortable night’s sleep. Mom’s earned it! Wicked Sheets are designed to offer both a comfortable and cool sleeping experience. Their patented “smart fabric” construction wards off night sweats and creates a blissful environment for getting some much needed shut eye.

5. Chevron Parchment Jute Tote Bags, $24.95. Whether she’s heading to work, out with friends or to the beach, these Chevron tote bags offer style and practicality for a mom on the go. Three colors and free embroidery options are available offering you a variety of ways to customize

What makes your Mom special? Post a comment below and let us know.

Hook Mom Up With a Ming Wang Wedding Wardrobe

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

If your mom is anything like mine was, she’s having a hell of a time deciding what she’ll wear to the wedding, rehearsal dinner, engagement party etc. Apparently women get pretty picky when it comes to dressing up for a big event. Lucky for Mom, we’ve got details on a HUGE contest being put on by Ming Wang (that we just happen to be judging). Win the contest, and your mom will officially be done worrying about wedding attire. Details are below:

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The contest launches on the Ming Wang Facebook page on Tuesday, January 18, 2011 and runs through February 7, 2011

Submit an essay (500 words or less) on why your mother or your fiancee’s mother deserves a bridal season wardrobe and day of beauty *Be sure to mention that you heard about the contest on The Man Registry’s GroomsAdvice blog!

One grand prize winner will receive a Ming Wang bridal season wardrobe (includes 4 full looks) for the wedding and events leading up to it (engagement party, bridal shower, etc.) along with a gift certificate to a local salon for a day of beauty before the wedding.

They will also select two runner-up winners that will receive a Ming Wang dress.

The three winners will be selected by public vote and select wedding blogger judges (including us!)

Entrants and voters must be Facebook users and are encouraged to “like” the Ming Wang Facebook page to stay up to date on the contest and news. You can also follow Ming Wang on Twitter.

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Check out the official Ming Wang website where you can take a look at her Fall and Spring line http://www.mingwangknits.com.

Grooms: Score Points this Mother’s Day

Tuesday, April 27th, 2010

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Mother’s Day is next Sunday. I’m sure you’ve already thought about what to do for your own mother, right? Well don’t forget, now you have two moms. If you want to score some points with your future MIL, send her a bouquet NOW, before she’s actually your “mother.” Make sure to include a sweet note thanking her for giving you the love of your life. For bonus points DON’T tell your fiance that you’ve done this. Let your MIL be the one to let her know what a sweetheart you are.

Score points with your future mother-in-law AND your bride for the cost of a bouquet? You can thank me later.

Bride vs. Mom: Groom Gets to Referee

Thursday, September 3rd, 2009
It's all laughs with mom until the bride tries to steal her baby boy..

It’s all laughs with mom until the bride tries to steal her baby boy..

One of the big mysteries of married life is why two women with so much in common just can’t get along.  I’m talking of course about your fiancée and your mom!  Even if your mom and your girl got along great while you were dating, expect some flare-ups while you’re planning the wedding.  As a guy, your natural instinct is to stay far, far away from fights that don’t involve you.

Here’s a little secret info from OneWed- every magazine, episode of Oprah, and all your girl’s friends are telling her that YOU should be the one to solve this problem. In fact, these fights may escalate because your girl is waiting for you to intervene. Now… what you do and how you solve it totally depends on the situation.  But as your official bride’s-eye-view, I thought you’d want to know, now is the time to act! Good luck!

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In addition to serving as OneWed’s VP of Marketing, Jennifer Napier is a guest contributor to the GroomsAdvice blog offering a little local flavor for the grooms. You can connect with Jennifer on Google+ and Twitter.

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