MOTHER’S DAY GIFT GUIDE ESSENTIALS:
Gift Ideas for the Women Who Have Given Their All to Their Families
Mother’s Day is the one day of the year dedicated to the woman who has quite literally given us everything. Moms worldwide have been put to the test these last few months balancing just about every role under the sun, while keeping their families’ morale alive during our new normal. So, while no gift could ever quite be enough to show your mom just how much her perseverance during these times means, a thoughtful gesture on her special day is the least we can do to help alleviate just some of the stress she’s likely been under.
Moms everywhere have kept busy putting everyone else’s needs first, so there’s no doubt that there are a few things she may need for herself. This year, go above and beyond on Mother’s Day with gift ideas that help to brighten her day, no matter where we find ourselves come May.
Whether she could use a little something to brighten up her space or to help calm her nerves, below we have compiled a list of thoughtful gift ideas that mom is sure to love.
Our moms are the most beautiful women in our lives. Here are some of our favorite picks to make our cherished heroine even more beautiful:
Mompreneur Melissa Clayton started Tiny Tags ten years ago to create necklaces for new moms that celebrate their strength and the next chapter in their life. The Gold Skinny Bar Necklace is one of the most popular pieces from the Tiny Tags collection and is the perfect accessory and gift for any mother. Personalize it, just for mom, with custom text and custom text alignment. All Tiny Tags personalized jewelry is laser engraved, giving it a refined and elegant finish unlike pieces engraved using the diamond drag method. This piece features a sterling silver base with 100+ mls of 24k gold. It hangs elegantly on a 14k gold filled chain, which is available in 14, 16, or 18 inches. Made in the USA and comes with a Lifetime Guarantee! MSRP $139 Click Here
Mompreneur Melissa Clayton started Tiny Tags ten years ago to create necklaces for new moms that celebrate their strength and the next chapter in their life. The Sterling Silver Circle Necklace from Tiny Tags is an elegant piece and the perfect Mother’s Day gift. All materials are sterling silver and the circle is available in 1/2″, 9/16″ and 5/8″ diameter, and hangs beautifully on a sterling silver chain. Custom text adds the perfect finishing touch. Made in the USA and comes with a Lifetime Guarantee! MSRP $80 Click Here
For the Mom Who Can Use a Breath of Fresh Air Above, From Left to Right: Bud and Blossom $69.00; Mini Phalaenopsis in Silver Ceramic $39.00
We’ve all been spending a little too much time indoors these days, so why not bring a touch of spring into the home with the gift of greenery, such as a beautiful plant or arrangement from NYC’s beloved florist – PlantShed, recognized for its commitment to service in the tri-state area for over 30 years. Whether you opt for a pop of color with a beautiful bouquet or a touch of elegance with a minimal orchid, these plants can be delivered right to her door and are sure to brighten up her sanctuary and her day.
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Let mom smell as sweet as she is with this fresh, delicately fruity floral fragrance, which features delicious citrus and fruity floral top notes of lemon, mandarin, freesia and a hint of pear. The floral heart of the fragrance is a beautiful balance of jasmine, peony, lily of the valley and rose, rounded with a touch of soft peach. The base ensues long lastingness with its sandalwood, cedarwood and musk blend. Perfect for any mom, this enchanting fragrance comes in an equally captivating bottle which embodies her elegance uniqueness.
Keurig® K-Mini™ Single Serve Coffee Maker
Keurig® Mini™ Plus Single Serve Coffee Maker
The new Keurig® K-Mini™ Single Serve Coffee Maker and the K-Mini™ Plus Single Serve Coffee Maker are portable brewers that makes anywhere perfect for great coffee. At less than five inches wide, the incredibly slim and simple design fits almost anywhere, giving everyone a fresh cup of coffee the moment they want it. Plus, consolidated cord storage allows for a better fit, whether in the kitchen, the bedroom or on the road. The K-Mini™ Plus Single Serve Coffee Maker offers a removable reservoir and comes in matte black with metal accents and cardinal red.
HOW IT WORKS:
- Add one cup of water to the reservoir.
- Pop in any K-Cup® pod.
- Push the button to enjoy fresh, rich coffee in minutes.
- Fits Anywhere: Less than 5” wide plus pod storage.
- K-Cup® pods: Any brand of coffee, tea or cocoa K-Cup® pod can be used.
- Strong Brew: Increase the strength and bold taste of coffee.
- Cup Sizes: 6 oz., 8 oz., 10 oz. and 12oz.
- Reservoir: Removable one cup reservoir allows water to be added for each use (The removable feature is only available with the K-Mini™ Plus)
- Smart Start: Coffee maker heats, then brews in one simple process. No need to wait for it to heat before selecting the cup size.
WHERE TO PURCHASE:
- K-Mini™ Single Serve Coffee Maker: Target.com (beginning July 2018) and in Target stores (beginning August 2018)
- The K-Mini™ Plus Single Serve Coffee Maker: Retailers nationwide (beginning Summer 2018)
- K-Mini™ Single Serve Coffee Maker: Matte Black, Oasis
- K-Mini™ Plus Single Serve Coffee Maker: Matte Black with metal accents, Cardinal Red
- K-Mini™ Single Serve Coffee Maker: $79.00
- K-Mini™ Plus Single Serve Coffee Maker: $99.00
For Globe-Trotting Mom Who Can’t Wait to Travel Again
Above, From Left to Right: LOJEL Cubo Small, $250; Packing Cubes (Set of 6), $45; LOJEL Dry Bag, $25; LOJEL Urbo 2 Weekender, $140
- CUBO Small Carry-On: For the mom currently daydreaming about her next getaway, why not prepare her for her next big trip (when it’s safe to take one) with a luggage upgrade like the functional yet stylish Cubo Small by LOJEL. She will appreciate the flat-top opening for easy access in tight spaces and expandable features that will give her the extra space to pack everything she needs. A gift that will continue to give for her many adventures ahead, the Cubo is made with modular parts for easy repairs to keep up with her globetrotting lifestyle.
- Packing Cubes: For the mom who’s become extra conscious of hygiene post-pandemic, the Packing Cubes are a great gift that will help to not only keep her extra-organized, but also extra clean – pack your essentials in cubes anywhere in the home and then place them inside the luggage, ensuring your luggage never has to go anywhere close to your bed. Use these to separate clean from dirty clothes, and easily clean cubes post-trip ensuring anything that may have come along for the ride with your belongings, doesn’t linger for days and weeks after your return.
- Dry Bag: Journey with versatility that adapts to your travel needs. The LOJEL dry bag uses an airtight seals and 70 denier nylon to protect your belongings from the elements. Secured with a reinforced toproll closure system, the bag keeps contents bone dry in wet situations and contains moisture when storing wet things. Ideal for rugged expeditions, beachy days, or interior luggage organization between checkins.
- Urbo 2 Weekender: The carry-all, perfected. For the mom who may be looking to substitute longer international trips with shorter weekend escapes, the Urbo 2 is the lightest most versatile carry-on.
LOJEL’s Urbo 2 bags are crafted from premium material that’s incredibly strong and durable. Exterior straps slide onto any luggage handle for easy pairing, and pockets are thoughtfully designed for real life.
All Above LOJEL products and more are available at: www.US.LOJEL.com
WINE ON THE GO!
Sparkling Rose is not exclusively for summer anymore. Source Code Beverage, the team behind Backpack Wine, one of the first canned wine producers, decided to take the company’s mission and bring that into the SR262 Sparkling Rose. Source Code Beverage is all about embracing their independently spirited customers and brings the highest quality, affordable and convenient wines to its consumers that can be enjoyed all year long. SR262 Sparkling Rose is crisp, fruity, and includes refreshing hints of strawberry and rose petal. SR262 Wine’s Sparkling Rose is available now on sr262wine.com for the price of $15.00.
APPAREL & GIFTS
Mom You’re So Annoying:
Life is all about the journey, and there’s no chicer way to remind mom of the most amazing journey of all – the one you’ve shared together – with Well Told’s variety of mugs, wine glasses, bartending accessories, cutting boards and more, detailing maps of cities around the world. From mom’s hometown to anniversary destination and beyond, bring back all of life’s greatest memories.
Get mom the gift of staying cozy in style with this beloved brand’s bold prints and cute tops, bottoms, sets and accessories. Made with super soft materials, you can pick the perfect lounge attire fit for even the pickiest mom.
Show her what a good mom she is with the brand new Mother’s Day gift box from Happy Socks! With bright colors and ‘Mom’ written on a some of the included socks, she can wear her heart on her sleeve – or foot!
Can’t decide whether to get mom a scarf, towel or blanket? With Teema Towels, you can get all three in one! These lightweight and versatile Turkish towels can be worn as a shawl, scarf or wrap, or even double as a throw or picnic blanket. Mom can stay warm and cozy with their selection of colors and styles which are also portable and easily repel sand, making them perfect for the beach or just some redecorating!
Mom could write a book on all of the adventures she’s been on, so get her a timeless pen from this world-renowned pen company so she can get started! From rollerballs to fountain pens, Faber-Castell’s sharp looking pens write even sharper! Choose from an array of classic designs from the company known for its fine and unique craftsmanship. If you want to get her something truly special, the 2020 Pen of the Year is at the top of our list, along with their new products from Graf von Faber-Castell’s Bentley collection. She’ll be sure to enjoy the clean lines and selected materials of these slim and stylish writing instruments.
GAMES TO CONNECT
How Do You See The World? from Authentic Agility Games:
How Do You See the World? from Authentic Agility Games is an engaging card game that encourages people to go beyond their comfort zone while truly learning how others view the world by asking important questions. The game includes one dice that will select one of the following five categories: Reflections, Relationships, Aspirations, Life’s Purpose and Beliefs. Players then pull the associated card, read the question from the associated category and discussion follows. This game can be played around the family dinner table or via FaceTime/Zoom with friends. Available on Amazon for $24.99. Click Here
Why Can’t We All Just Get Along?
Kora Organics Rose Quartz Heart Facial Gua
This brand has gained a cult-like following due to its real results, perfect for the stressed mom in your life. Alleviate inner tension while enhancing skin tone, puffiness, smoothness and circulation. The healing stone promotes lymphatic drainage to help eliminate toxins and enhances the application of creams, serums, and oils. This is the perfect non-invasive tool to make mom feel better both inside and out!
Give the gift of a shimmery glow with the Jolii 2.0 collection, offering a semi-transparent lip gloss and pigmented powder. Jolii formulas are 100 percent vegan and cruelty, gluten and paraben-free, so you can achieve luminous lips with all-natural ingredients. The use of special pearls even creates a vinyl effect and comes in two different shades.
If your mom keeps her hair natural, give her shiny and defined curls! After all, My Soigne conveys the (very true!) message that wavy hair is elegant too! Unlike other flaxseed gels, this one does not need to be refrigerated and can last up to a year on your bathroom shelf once opened. In addition to flaxseed gel, it contains other nourishing ingredients like vitamin E oil and aloe vera.