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Hooker Furniture’s Chatelet Wood Three Drawer Fret Nightstand in Paris Vintage White by Humble Abode.  Built with character and elegance, gorgeous fret work over stained antique-mirrored drawer fronts will instantly catch your eye!  Round metal pulls in Burnished Bronze, claw feet and its mixture of textures add the finishing touches to this functional yet chic nightstand.  Pair the Chatelet nightstand with any of the pieces within the Chatelet Bedroom Set for an exquisite vintage appeal in your home.

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A lot of people are blogging this week about “What does Mom really want for Mother’s Day?

Most answers tend to fall in three categories:

1. A little peace and quiet away from the kids, no matter what age.

2. Some meaningful time just hanging out with their toddlers, teens, and adult children.

3. A heartfelt message of appreciation from the kids.

Note that not one of these requests requires money to buy stuff, just a little time and thoughtfulness.

Flowers, candy, and breakfast in bed are great, but most moms say a card or letter with words of love and gratitude from their child makes the hard work, sleep deprivation, and never having a moment alone all worthwhile.

Beloved humorist Erma Bombeck had a lot to say about motherhood, too. A couple of our favorites:

“When my kids become wild and unruly, I use a nice, safe playpen. When they’re finished, I climb out.”

“I take a very practical view of raising children. I put a sign in each of their rooms: Checkout Time is 18 years.”

“I have never gone to the bathroom in my life that a small voice on the other side of the door hasn’t whined, “Are you saving the bananas for anything?”

Give mom what she really wants this Sunday – your time and affection.