About Mothering Sunday

Mothering Sunday and Mother's Day

March the 6th 2016, which is an incredibly gratifying date, is this year's Mothering Sunday and if you haven't immediately left this page and began frantically searching the best sellers list on amazon for gift not inspired by 'Fifty Shades of Grey', then I have further news to blow your mind;

Mothering Sunday and Mother's Day are two very different things. 
Mothering Sunday vs Mother's Day

Now, if you're still with me and didn't flee to Wikipedia to double check what I just told you, then first let me congratulate you, for undoubtedly you shall be one of the gallant leaders of mankind when the Zombie Apocalypse finally hits. And secondly, let me explain myself and the differences between Mothering Sunday versus Mother's Day here. 

Simnel Cake and Mothering Sunday

I hope you guys are sitting down, because I’m about to drop some earth-shattering knowledge: Mothers Day and Mothering Sunday are not the same thing! Mothering Sunday is actually a Christian holiday celebrated by many denominations across Europe, and it always falls on Lent’s fourth Sunday – it originated as a day where people, particularly household servants, returned to their ‘mother church’. Read the full story by clicking on the title. 

 

Mothering Sunday Traditional Gifts

Hi everybody! Last week I talked about the historical origins of Mother's Day, and touched a little bit on Mothering Sunday. Today I'm going to go a bit more in depth about the holiday, but first – amazing news! Anges de Sucre has been featured in a magazine, Psychologies, with one of my favourite moms (besides my own of course!), the incomparable Cate Blanchett! Click on the title to read more.