What a Surprise

By Gabs
@gabs8513 (48803)
United Kingdom
March 14, 2010 4:11am CST
Here in the UK it is Mothers Day today Well my Daughter has sent me a card from herself and her Brother through a Site on the Internet that post them out I loved the Card it has a laughing Cat in front The exact words where To A Fab Mum I am smiling because you're my Mum and laughing because there is nothing you can do about it Of course I sent a Thank you message to both my Children My Son sent back 'What Card Mum, it is not your Birthday till June?' Lol that is my Boy for you, good Job he has a Sister who remembers lol Anyway I rang my Daughter Friday and she asked me if I would be in all Day Saturday so I told her I would be out in the morning for an hour to get the Dongel of D, she went oh right, I asked her why and she said just asking Well, 11am the Door went, it was a Parcel, I was trying to figure who was sending a parcel to me as I was not expecting anything I took the Parcel and it felt empty, my Face must have shown my thoughts as the Delivery Guy just smiled, while I was opening the parcel my thoughts where someone is taking the pi** here sending me an empty Parcel, writing on it do not open with anything sharp, first I thought it was D as he does have a sense of Humour like that Gissi again was getting impatient and stuck his nose in the Box as I managed to open it a bit as I opened it all the way, we both got a surprise, specially Gissi, he ran for it lol, as this beautiful Heart Balloon with Happy Mother's Day written on it, floated out of the Box, I had tears in my eyes when I saw this Of course Gissi was hiding behind me and then went in the Hall way, when he came back in he gave the Balloon a right look lol I rang my Daughter to thank her as it was so lovely of her I also rang my Son, who said 'Mel did not tell me again that she sent that I just had to laugh at him lol My Children are so special to me I could not ask for better ever, I know I am very lucky with my 2 wonderful Children So have you been surprised lately?
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@ANTIQUELADY (36492)
• United States
14 Mar 10
Awwwwwwww, that was so nice of your daughter. Happy mother'd day to u. Ours is not till may. It's always nice when your children remember special occasions. I don't have a daughter but i believe they are better at things like that than boys are. U tell gissi to give his mom a hug,the only surprise i had this last week was not a good one. Maybe a good one will come my way soon. glad u got a good one.
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@gabs8513 (48803)
• United Kingdom
14 Mar 10
Oh Jo I hope that everything is ok there with you Yes Girls are more alert to these kind of things lol but I know my Son loves me to Big Hugs and I hope you are ok
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@ANTIQUELADY (36492)
• United States
14 Mar 10
Thanks Gabs, i'm o.k. Just disappointed in a couple of friends but this to shall pass.Happy Sunday.
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@gabs8513 (48803)
• United Kingdom
15 Mar 10
I am sorry about that Jo, I hope you are ok Big Hugs
14 Mar 10
Aw that's lovely hun, I bet Gissi's face was a picture too. My son sent me a lovely funny card but I have yet to hear from him on the phone today. He works in a restaurant so he works long, hard hours and I don't expect a phone call. However, it was a lovely surprise getting the card .............. he normally forgets LOL
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@GardenGerty (86069)
• Marion, Kansas
15 Mar 10
Good job he remembered.If it is the same in your restaurants on Mother's Day, he will be running his legs off all day.
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@gabs8513 (48803)
• United Kingdom
15 Mar 10
Lol good Job he did not forget I find Boys are more likely to forget lol not on Purpose, it is just Boys lol
@Lakota12 (42794)
• United States
14 Mar 10
WEll Happy MOthers day . I saw someting earlier in my email and I thought to myself Mothers day isnt till May Here so maybe they doing the England one on that progrqam lololol. So happy Mel did this for you and I already thought it was a ballon lol hugssssssssssssssssssssssssssss
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@gabs8513 (48803)
• United Kingdom
15 Mar 10
Lol nope I never thought of that at all I just thought someone was playing a trick on me Big Hugsssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss
@Lakota12 (42794)
• United States
15 Mar 10
well ya know how my brains work I think of what you are going to say before ya say it lololol hugsssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss
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@gabs8513 (48803)
• United Kingdom
17 Mar 10
Lol yep I know
• Canada
14 Mar 10
Oh wow hun I didn't realize that Mother's Day in the UK was in March! Happy Mother's Day my dear. I am so glad that your kids made it special for you (even if your daughter did most of the work).Our Mother's Day in Canada is in May! I was surprised recently by my husband. He got me some purple tulips and the timing couldn't have been more perfect as I was going through a heck of a lot and I was stressed to the max. I am feeling a bit better though although we are STILL unsure of what the new owners plans are for the house we are renting!
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@gabs8513 (48803)
• United Kingdom
15 Mar 10
That was so sweet of him, you concentrate on your Family and the move that you are planning Sweet, leave everything else till there is time and peace Big Hugs and lots of Love xxx
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• Canada
15 Mar 10
I agree, that was very sweet of the hubby to get me those purple tulips just because! That is what I have been doing Sweetz ... Concentrating on my family and how to get the money together to move us to Alberta! I'm not even worried or stressed anymore over the other thing because it's not my problem to fix anymore, and signs have been shown that it's never going to be fixed so I'm not even going to worry about it anymore! Hope you and Gissi have a great week! Love You Both TONS, Teddy XxXx
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@GardenGerty (86069)
• Marion, Kansas
15 Mar 10
I love the idea of a balloon in a parcel. That is terrific. I would have never thought of it. I have heard that saying that the cat is saying before, but turned around on siblings. I did in fact make plaques for my brother and sister with paper doll cut outs that said "I am smiling because you are my (sister, or brother) and I am laughing because you can't do anything about it." One of my favorite all time things to do. I never thought of it for a parent greeting. Happy Mother's Day, Gabs.
@gabs8513 (48803)
• United Kingdom
15 Mar 10
Hi Gerty I have to admit I would never have thought of something like that lol I loved the Card to specially the saying lol Hugs to you and thank you
@Opal26 (17694)
• United States
14 Mar 10
Hi Gabs & Gissi! Happy Mother's Day! I think that was such a nice fun gift that your daughter sent you! I would have never thought of anything that clever!lol And poor Gissi! Scared of a balloon! Tell him his cousins, Star and Luna love them! They love to try to chase them! When my girlfriend got me them for my birthday they went crazy trying to get at them! They would grab the ribbons attached to them and drag them around all over the house!lol I hope you have a wonderful Mother's Day Gabs because you deserve it! Here in the US it is in May!
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@gabs8513 (48803)
• United Kingdom
15 Mar 10
Lol Sweet you should have seen his little Face He is ok with it now I guess like me he just got a surprise lol Big Hugs to you Sweetie
@enola1692 (3325)
• United States
14 Mar 10
I had a nice smile today is what I got an I got it from you reading this post you do have wonderful children we celebrate mothers day in may an I saw the girls an the hubby looking at rose bushes again I love my roses an every year I always get different kinds to plant from them this way I have it all year long one year they even got me a couple rose trees to put at the begining of my rose garden now about 3 years ago seeing my birthday , mothers day , an our wedding anniversary falls like within 2 weeks of each other my hubby just combined the gifts am got me a KIA Spectra it was a nice car
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@gabs8513 (48803)
• United Kingdom
15 Mar 10
Hi Enola I am glad that I managed to give you a smile Yes my Children are very caring and loving I think it is lovely that you also have such a loving Family it is so special to have Hugs
@BarBaraPrz (15843)
• St. Catharines, Ontario
14 Mar 10
That would have been neat to see... the balloon floating out and the expression on your face as well as Gissi's reaction. Happy Mother's Day.
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@gabs8513 (48803)
• United Kingdom
15 Mar 10
Lol Bar yes that would have been some Picture lol Thank you
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@ronaldinu (12454)
• Malta
14 Mar 10
Happy Mothers Day! I hope that you had a special day today! I am glad that you have two wonderful children than you are really proud of. My son does a father's day card for me. I do expect it each time. And though I do expect it is is always a surprise, since I do acknowledge his efforts to please me and make me happy. I do think that children are a special gift and we should do take good care of them while we can.
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@gabs8513 (48803)
• United Kingdom
15 Mar 10
Yes Ronald they are a very special Gift I was told I would not be able to Have Children, with a lot of Problem Pregnancy I had 2 and they are my World they are 23 and 25 now but we are still very Close and talk on the Phone every Day They are very caring Children and I am so lucky to have them both
@AmbiePam (43950)
• United States
14 Mar 10
Oh, I have been surprised very recently, but not in a good way! And your surprise is definitely good! What a cute idea your daughter had. And I'm sure Gissi approved too.
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@gabs8513 (48803)
• United Kingdom
15 Mar 10
Yes it was a lovely Idea of Mel and I loved it and appreciate it how thoughtful both my Kids are
@savypat (20248)
• United States
14 Mar 10
It's Sunday here and we all woke up to the Spring, time change, our clocks need to be set one hour ahead. It's a good thing they do this on Sunday, that way when you wake up at the same time as you did on Saterday at the very most all you'll be late to is church. But it is always a surprise how much we have to readjust to these changes.
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@gabs8513 (48803)
• United Kingdom
15 Mar 10
Hi Pat yes it throws me every time, I think our Clocks go forward this Weekend but I am not sure lol
@bing28 (3800)
• Philippines
17 Mar 10
That was very exciting Gabs, I'm glad you had a wonderful Mother's Day, the beautiful heart balloon is a cute little thing that gave you great surprise and happiness. You're children were so loving and thoughtful, I admire them for that. Just like others Mother's Day here is on the second week of May, My children just treated me out for dinner on Mother's Day. What excite us if we could reach the amount needed for me to take home a gift from the restaurant, if short they would let me order more. Oh your gift is from the restaurant, I said, they would answer laughing, no mom from our hearts and our pockets...Belated Happy Mother's Day, Gabs...Huggs...
@gabs8513 (48803)
• United Kingdom
17 Mar 10
Hi there Bing That was lovely of your Children very lovely They sound like my 2 Big Hugs to you and as soon as my Broadband is on I shall welcome you properly at Gissi's If you need help, talk to Pets or Marlyse I am glad you are there now xx
@paula27661 (15900)
• Australia
16 Mar 10
We don’t celebrate Mother’s Day here until the first Sunday in May if I’m not mistaken. Your kids sound so nice, what a lovely surprise to have the balloons float out of the box; I would have loved to have seen Gissi! You are very fortunate to have good kids...The last surprise I had was when my husband came home with a small but very beautiful aquarium with three fish in it for my daughter. We two cats, one dog, one bird and three fish we are now officially a zoo!
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@gabs8513 (48803)
• United Kingdom
17 Mar 10
Hi Paula I know I am very lucky with my 2 Children and I thank every Day for my 2 they are the best Children a Mum can have Hugs to you
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@dawnald (84124)
• Shingle Springs, California
15 Mar 10
Hm, surprised lately, not so much. Happy belated Mother's Day!
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@gabs8513 (48803)
• United Kingdom
17 Mar 10
Thanks Dawn
@Dumpertaker (1189)
15 Mar 10
Aw, that is so sweet! I got a surprise recently I have started collecting Transformers and my flatmate bought me one!
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@gabs8513 (48803)
• United Kingdom
17 Mar 10
That is great
@moondancer (7434)
• United States
15 Mar 10
Oh my, I did not know it's mother day there. Happy Mother's Day to you and all of the ladies in the UK. Yes, our children can and do say the silliest things.
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@gabs8513 (48803)
• United Kingdom
15 Mar 10
Hello Moondancer Do not worry about it lol even though I was here alone my Son and Daughter still managed to make my Day for me Big Hugs Hugs and Kisses to Ninja
@bunnybon7 (30438)
• Holiday, Florida
15 Mar 10
oh that is so lovely. my kids, 1 daughter and 1 son that live in ohio usually send me some surprise for mothers day which is a couple months from now. Last year my son in ohio had a Betty Boop comforter for my bed sent. for my birthday in august he sent me (probably his wife)sent me a gold colored Betty boop handbag and flip flops they sometimes know what i like. would have liked something like that better then fresh flowers. but thats just me. id like getting a balloon. thats so cool
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@gabs8513 (48803)
• United Kingdom
15 Mar 10
Hi Bunny, that is so sweet I guess you are a Betty Boop Fan lol I prefer things that will last forever to I hope you are doing ok there Sweet Big Hugs
• India
15 Mar 10
No, I’ve never been surprised by anybody ever….even then there is a smile on my lips as I can just imagine the balloon popping up and then floating and the tears of joy in your eyes! As mothers, we all are blessed with our children…only some show it some don’t…some cultures appreciates such celebrations, others don’t. however, nothing takes away the special warmth and pride when your child gifts your something…maybe someday I’ll be lucky like you Gabs….maybe my son will surprise me someday.
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@gabs8513 (48803)
• United Kingdom
15 Mar 10
I am sorry Sud and I hope he does to I keep telling my 2 not to spend money on me but they will not listen lol and they always manage to surprise me, I keep saying my Children are my Gift for Life Hugs to you Sud
@kaylachan (4778)
• Daytona Beach, Florida
15 Mar 10
I have been suprised before, but not so much in a good way. George set our stove off and that buzzer is enough to anoy me to no end. It is old and doesn't know the meaning of the words.... stay.. off... So I didn't have a very plesent day as a result, but oh well.
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@gabs8513 (48803)
• United Kingdom
15 Mar 10
Oh Dear I am sorry you did not have a good Day I hope that it did eventually stop
• Canada
15 Mar 10
That sounds like a very cute surprise. The other day we had lunch with my mother, and I was happy to see that she was wearing the sapphire and diamond bracelet that my sister, grandfather and I bought for her for Mother's Day a few years ago. I bought myself a diamond and garnet bracelet, and she loved it, but didn't want to spend the money on herself, so my sister, grandfather, and I decided to buy her one.
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@gabs8513 (48803)
• United Kingdom
15 Mar 10
It was a wonderful Surprise I had Tears in my eyes because again my Children have shown me how much they love me they are my World and always will be