Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Celebrating Mom #2: Mother's Day Outdoor Gift Ideas {CSN Stores $75 Gift Certificate Giveaway}

CSN Stores{This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations, humanecats!}

Although it almost seemed like it was never going to happen, I think spring just might finally arrive around here.

What does that have to do with Mother's Day? Everything!

Although technically a gift like this...

backyard swing sets...would be for the kids, it really does end up being a present for Mom as well. With all of the fun and entertaining backyard swing sets available for children of all ages, I sure wouldn't mind being able to open our sliding door and have the girls go running out to their own personal playground.

Heck, I'd bring a glass of lemonade and get comfy in my chair swing and be perfectly content letting the warm breeze blow through my hair while I listened to the happy sounds of children running, climbing, swinging, and playing.

But, okay. That is probably a pretty extravagant play structure that we wouldn't even have a good place for in our yard. It wouldn't really matter, though. We could put something like this...

swingset...up and I'm sure my kids would still be thrilled.

Considering how endlessly long this winter has been, I'm fairly convinced right now that I could pull this out of our garage...

small slide...and have it probably last them all afternoon.

But back to Mom.

There are so many other outdoor gift ideas that moms of all ages and interests are sure to enjoy, that the most difficult part is narrowing down specifically what the mom in your life (or you) would most like to receive.

Shopping for someone who likes to be up doing something outdoors? How about one of these for her?

outdoor livingConversely, maybe the mom on your list is a little more laid back and would rather spend her time in nature just relaxing. In that case, maybe you might pick up one of these?

outdoor relaxationFrom gardening to birdwatching to camping to jogging, the number of gifts that would not only make Mom happy but allow her to take a deep breath and enjoy the spring sunshine are limitless. Who isn't ready to say goodbye to winter?

This Mother's Day, show your mom (or treat yourself) to something that will make her feel loved and appreciated. Whether that happens inside or out, you can't go wrong! And, thanks to the generosity of CSN Stores, for one person that will be easy to do, because...

One lucky person will win a $75 gift certificate to CSN Stores!

CSN giveawayTo enter to win: Leave a comment telling me: if you could unwrap your dream gift right at this moment, what would it be?

Extra Entries (available after the mandatory entry above is completed; please leave a separate comment for each entry in order for them to be counted).

1 Extra Entry if you head over to A Mom's Balancing Act and enter to win a $75 gift certificate to CSN Stores there, too!
1 Extra Entry (per method) if you follow CSN Stores on Twitter, become a fan on Facebook and/or sign up for their email newsletter (found near the bottom of their homepage).
1 Extra Entry (per giveaway entered) - Enter any (or all) of the Celebrating Mom giveaways (Celebrating Mom giveaways ONLY) running on Thanks, Mail Carrier for the duration of this giveaway.
1 Extra Entry if you follow me on Twitter and tweet about this giveaway by copying and pasting the tweet below and leaving me the link. Tweet daily for an extra entry every day!

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Giveaway will end on May 6th at 11:59pm CST. Do me the favor of leaving an email address or making absolutely sure it is visible in your profile, I have to have a way to contact the winner. The winner will be chosen by random.org and announced here as well as emailed and will have 48 hours to contact me or respond to notification or a new winner will be chosen. This giveaway is open to residents of the U.S. and Canada only.

A big thank you to CSN Stores for providing a $75 gift certificate for one lucky giveaway winner. The opinions shared are my own and honest and if you really need to see more, click here to see how I roll.

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Mami2jcn said...

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My dream gift would be a new stroller.


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My dream gift would be a second car! My husband works two jobs and is always gone, so me and the kids are stuck at home. A second car would be soooo convenient right now!! I don't even care what kind of car... could be a small car that my husband could use for his commutes, or a minivan for me and the kids! =)

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My dream give would be brand new fluffy mattress for my bed.

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Mama Hen said...

A maid and a deep cleaner/organizer for a month!

driii said...

My dream gift to unwrap would be a new house!

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My dream gift right now is probably an ipad. Or my own car, but that might be hard to wrap.

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Suzanne said...

Dream gift would be a new computer.

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steffie said...

my dream gift would be a new kitchen!!! its like cooking in a cave its so dark in there!! steph at steffiessweetsinsations@gmail.com

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wigget said...

a new fridge!

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Letherton said...

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Ashley said...

My dream gift would be a trip to Hawaii.

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Jenny said...

I would like to unwrap a radio flyer wagon. I've been obsessing about one for a while now!

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andalene said...

I'm really not sure what I would like most - I love second hand shopping, so maybe a GC to Value Village? abrennan09@hotmail.com

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Frugal Tumbleweed Acres said...

My dream gift to open would be a good set of teflon cookware.
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a brand new Flatscreen!

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mommy2luke2008 said...

My dream gift would be a DSLR camera! I've been wanting one for years!
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a sofa bed

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Right now, my dream gift would be a trip to Hawaii with my family!

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Cal said...

A bunch of functioning and stylish nursing tops for Summer.

Domestic Diva said...

My dream gift: a house paid in full.

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Tami said...

My dream gift would be remodeling of my kitchen. I would love a dishwasher and more counter space to prepare meals.
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debbie said...

Mine would be a brand new bed. I need a new mattress.
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