My mom and dad sure have a talent for celebration co-ordination.
Huh? Let me explain…
As you know (if you are good little sons and daughters), yesterday was mother’s day, the holiday where you are meant to wine, dine and brunch your dear ol’ mum to her heart’s content. Also accompanying the Sunday festivities, however, was my dad’s Friday birthday. See, celebration co-ordination, requiring a double whammy of gifts and cards galore.
The other peak of festivity in my household falls in early September, thanks to my parents having decided to get married on my mom’s birthday. A few years ago her 50th birthday corresponded with their 20th wedding anniversary. Guess who played grade 10 party planner?
But anyways, NBD. It’s fun, and it means that I can hit up two holidays with one hometown return.
It also gives me a shameless excuse to make food for my family.