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Mother's Day Baskets: Potting, Planting and Pampering

For anyone who has been on Mars or some other exotic place, Sunday is Mother's Day, a day when some grit their teeth while others revel in honoring the woman who gave them birth.

The last year I had a momma I could physically celebrate was 1987 so I observe the day through fond memories.

As the middle child of 11, needless to say our celebrations did not include much cash expenditures, but the day still was filled with fun.

After returning from church, we grabbed old scissors and headed out and invariably we returned with huge armfuls of fragrant lilacs, white and old-fashioned purple.

The lil...


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