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Mothers Day

Happy Mothers Day

Let's be honest.  Without your Mother, you wouldn't be reading this.  Mom is special and there is just no escaping it.  For Mother's Day, Ohayo Sushi is doing something we've never done before.  

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The History of Mother's Day

First, get ready for a deep dive into the history of Mother’s Day, some fascinating facts, and of course, a healthy dose of humor with a dozen Mother’s Day jokes. And stick around till the end for a special thank you to all the moms out there. Let’s get started!”

Mother’s Day is a holiday that’s all about honoring motherhood and the impact of mothers in society. But where did this tradition begin? The story takes us back to ancient times with festivals like the Greek cult to Cybele and the Roman festival of Hilaria, dedicated to mother goddesses. Fast forward to the early Christian festival known as ‘Mothering Sunday,’ which was a time for returning to your ‘mother church’—the main church near your home. Over time, this merged with the American Mother’s Day in the 1930s and 1940s.

But the Mother’s Day we know today was first celebrated in 1908, thanks to Anna Jarvis. After her mother’s death, Anna envisioned a day where all mothers could be appreciated for their tireless efforts. Her dream became a reality when President Woodrow Wilson officially declared the second Sunday in May as Mother’s Day in 1914.

Now, let’s sprinkle in some interesting facts:

Did you know that more phone calls are made on Mother’s Day than any other day of the year? That’s a lot of 'Hi Mom!'s going around.


Americans spend over $3 billion on flowers for Mother’s Day. That’s a whole lot of love in bloom.  Do you have any idea how many sushi rolls you could buy with that kind of money?


And here’s a heart warming one one: the traditional flower of Mother’s Day is the carnation. Pink or red to honor mothers who are with us, and white for those who are no longer here.

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

Alright, it’s joke time! Here are a dozen chuckles to share with your mom:

Why did the baby strawberry cry? Because his mom was in a jam.


What did the mother broom say to the baby broom at bed time? It’s time to go to sweep.


How do you keep little cows quiet so their mommy can sleep late? Use the moooooote button.


Why did the mommy cat want to go bowling on Mother’s Day? She was an alley cat.


Why did the mother’s day gift arrive the day after Mother’s Day? It was chocoLATE.


What did the mother tomato say to the baby tomato? Catch up!


How did the Panda open her Mother’s Day card? With her bear hands.


What kind of candy do moms love for Mother’s Day? Her-she’s Kisses.


What did the digital clock say to its mother? Look, Ma! No hands!


What did the mother rope say to her child? Don’t be knotty.


Why is a computer so smart? It listens to its motherboard.


Who do flowers celebrate on Mother’s Day? Their chrysanthemums."


And now, for the most important part. To all the moms watching: Thank you. Thank you for the sleepless nights, the endless love, the sacrifices, and the life lessons. Thank you for the laughter, the tears, and for simply being there. You are the heart and soul of our families, and today, we celebrate you. Happy Mother’s Day!”

And for you, We celebrate with Bottomless Sake' Mimosas for you all day long.  That's right, while you would normally come to Ohayo and enjoy our, already amazing, All You Can Eat Sushi, Hibachi, Appetizers and Desserts; we are sweetening the deal by including all you can drink, never from concentrate, sparkling sake mimosas.

Mothers Day Carnations are Pink White and Red

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