For those who haven’t set a phone reminder or plastered your desk with Post-its, Sunday is Mother’s Day. A.k.a the time to thank the most important woman in your life. Still need a card? We have you covered. Simply click on the Rueism you like best below, print, fold, and voilà! Chances are, we took the words right out of your mouth (but that macaroni necklace, well, that’s all you).

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Looking to say something different? We have even more card options below. Just click on your favorite, print, and fold.

Dear Mom, I took your advice. You were right. Again.

Dear Mom, you’ll always be at the top of my call list.

Dear Mom, I’ll watch the season finale with you.

Dear Mom, I promise to read all of the chain emails you send me.

Dear Mom, I promise not to go over my data plan this month.

Dear Mom, I promise to put my eye-rolling on hold.

Dear Mom, I’ll guard your guac recipe with my life.

What Rueism will you be printing for Mom? Tweet us at @ruelala to share.

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May 8, 2014

If you’ve ever been to a bake sale or picnic, you’ve likely made a pie. My time came last Thanksgiving. Having never baked anything more complicated than cookies, it was no surprise when my pecan pie cooled to the consistency of concrete. Some advice? If an event calls for pie, learn how to do it right. And if you don’t have time to perfect your pâte sucrée in culinary school, don’t fret. Enter: Escoffier Online.

Having failed at my Turkey Day dessert, I enrolled in a course on Cookies, Pies, and Tarts, hoping to turn my game around for 2014. Here’s how it played out:

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April 9, 2014

So you left a few gifts to the last minute. Meaning, it’s do-or-DIY time. Behold: the glittered wooden mixing spoon. Quick, easy, and personal, it’s every procrastinator’s dream.

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December 20, 2013

Perfume. Nail polish. Change. It’s all a mishmash of an eyesore on my dresser – until now. Choose any fabric, grab one of the half dozen shoe boxes taking up precious closet space, and create this practical and chic storage tray.

This one’s in my bedroom, but I’m seriously contemplating another for my work desk, stationery collection, or jewelry.

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November 8, 2013

Let me be frank: I’m no Martha Stewart. It’s a rare occasion when a project turns out picture-ready on the first try. But this? This was one of those projects. 

Introducing your newest (super-simple) fall DIY: the pumpkin candle centerpiece.

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November 1, 2013

Headphones are my mode of survival on crowded T commutes – if I can ever find them in my oversized tote, that is. But this DIY is a game changer. Bright, easy to find, and tangle-free, this boho-chic headphone upgrade actually has me looking forward to that subway ride. Well… kind of.

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August 7, 2013