May is here and that means Mother’s Day is right around the corner! Whether the amazing, hard-working, caring mom in your life is in the next room or on your smartphone screen sending kisses from afar, I have some brilliant Mother’s Day gift ideas poised to brighten her day. From the glam goddess, top chef, and sanity seeker to the neat freak, perfume lover or fitness fanatic, here are some ways to send the mom in your life something unexpected, extra special and well deserved! It’s a challenging and uncertain time, and these are my personal, tried and true faves (a mix of practical and pampering!) that I feel would make truly great gifts!
SPECIAL DELIVERY: This Elixir of Love Gift Set ($59.95) is a unique blend of Jasmine, Musk, and touch of spice cast a magic spell with this alluring fragrance, based on a century’s old formula from Caswell-Massey’s archives. The set includes a perfumed bath soap, hydrating body cream and 1.7 oz. eau de toilette spray. And I really hope my own mom is not reading this but she will be receiving this in the mail…from yours truly! It’s a great way to send mom some posh pampering and make her feel like the queen of the casa.
HINT: Buy one for yourself and have a Zoom unboxing together so you can discover the scent (which is amazing!) at the same time!
CLEAN SWEEP: Give mom a hand – in one clean sweep! Hoover’s ONEPWR Blade Max Cordless Vacuum Kit is a gift that keeps on giving. Think is a bad idea to give her a vacuum? Nope, not this one! It’s sleek and chic and yes I have one and love it! Designed with an efficient High Performance Motor, this vacuum delivers the maximum cleaning power you need for any job on any floor type. So many great things to gush about but two things I really love: The Microfiber Hard Floor Nozzle easily captures large debris and fine dust, designed specifically for hard surfaces and the Motorized Pet Tool tackles stubborn pet hair on upholstery, stairs and other compact areas.
HINT: If you REALLY want to impress mom…take it out of the box, and use it frequently!
LIGHT THE WAY: The gift of serenity! Ah, DW Home’s MOTHER’S DAY BUNDLE will certainly light up her life! This beautiful array of candles include four fabulous scents: Peony Bloom, White Orchid Love, Vanille, and my fave – Peony & Passionfruit. The scent – Pink peony petals and sweet island passionfruit accented by an enticing blend of cool casaba, hints of tropical fruits and sun-kissed citrus, balanced by sweet jasmine, gardenia, and soft musk. So blissful!
HINT: The Vanille candle is like the most amazing cookie you will ever bake. Vanilla and nutmeg mixed into a custard, dusted with sugar. But what the heck, bake mom some cookies along with it! The two together will make the house smell like HEAVEN. (Ask me how I know!)
SLEEP TIGHT: Why do Regular Bed Sheets Suck? Because they get tangled, they’re hard to make every morning, and they haven’t really changed in decades. One Bed sheets are luxury bed sheets, designed better to make your perfect bed in seconds. Another question…would I normally suggest sheets for a Mother’s Day gift? Probably not. But since I have these and pretty much think they are life changing (yep, sheets!) I’m going to stand by this gift idea and call them the sheets of your dreams! Stay-on fitted sheet guaranteed to stay on your bed – wide 360° elastic with added corner elastic, so your sheets won’t pop off your bed.
HINT: If you really want to impress mom, buy these and make the bed for her every morning! It will literally take you no time at all! And bless their hearts…they even labeled the sides of the fitted sheets “long side” and “short side”…TOTAL SANITY SAVER!!!
SOUNDS GREAT! For the mom on the run…or the walk, or the ride, here is a great gift idea that’s music to your ears! The PaMu Slide Mini Bluetooth 5.0 True Wireless Earphone with Wireless Charging Case is significantly cheaper than AirPods but work just as great. I’m a mom and trust me, I don’t care what name brand is on them, and I just want great sound quality! These wireless earphone check all the boxes indeed! PaMu Slide Mini slips into bags and pockets with ease in a charging box that’s smaller and lighter than PaMu Slide. The charging box gives the earbuds an extra 30 hours of battery life.
Hint: They fit snugly in your ear, so whatever mom does, they will never fall out. She can run, jump, or hop around or…you can teach her the latest dance to post on TikTok.
BIG HUGS: Due to social distancing, Laubhan Perfumes wanted to help and show they care. So for Mother’s Day we have created the Laubahn Hug. When you purchase a full size bottle or the Discovery Set you will automatically receive the free gift the Laubhan Hug while supplies last. This beautiful gift for Mom, Sister, Friend, Aunt, Daughter, Teacher, First Responder, etc. is a way for you to send a beautifully scented hug. The Laubahn Hug!
Hint: Here’s how it works…you simply spray the Laubahn Hug with one of the feel good scents from Laubahn Perfumes and it will wrap you in a feel good scented hug. Enjoy the fragrance as it hugs you. It’s an expression of love on Mother’s Day and it’s a gorgeous accessory. You feel the hug and it’s smells so good too. I highly suggest the Hinterland scent. It’s mysterious, magical and undoubtedly dreamy!
MAIN SQUEEZE: Is the mom in your life a juicer? HUROM has launched a horizontal juicer – the HUROM Celery & Greens Slow Juicer – designed specifically for juicing celery, wheatgrass, leafy greens and root vegetables like beets and ginger. Available in trendy hues, including CHAMPAGNE (so pretty!), Matte Black and Silver, the new horizontal slow juicer from HUROM yields the optimal amount of juice and leaves bone-dry pulp.
Hint: This handy-dandy healthy machine is lightweight and compact and leaves a small footprint on your countertop. Perfect for juicing celery or immunity boosting ingredients like ginger at home, HUROM is also offering 15% off ALL juicers and blenders using code NUTRITION on top of free 3-day shipping.
GREAT CHOPS: I’m going to get right to the point. If you get the juicer above, or even if mom already has one, this Fruit & Vegetable Knife Set (also by Hurom) is a great addition to any kitchen.Slow Juicers work best when the ingredients are cut into small pieces. Designed and optimized for cutting fruits and vegetables, the Knife Set will provide precision and durability for all juice prep needs.The set consists of a 7-inch Santoku Knife for cutting hard ingredients like beets and celery, a 4-inch Citrus Knife for cutting any citrus staples, and a 3.5-inch Paring Knife for extra precision.
HINT: I don’t just use these top-notch knives for juicing. When I make my famous homemade chicken soup…I chop, chop, chop, just like a top chef!
OPTIMAL HEALING: I recently discovered Vitality Extracts, a company that crafts the finest essential oils that are pure, safe and free of chemicals making them the perfect aromatherapy oils for optimal natural healing. Their Chakra Bundle makes a great gift amid this pandemic. According to the brand, Chakras, by definition, are energy points within your body that help to regulate organ function, immune system and emotions. Seven chakras are found throughout your body, from the base of your spine to the crown of your head. Each chakra has its own frequency, energy and color. Maintaining its balance keeps you psychologically, emotionally, and spiritually healthy. Combined with Vitality’s Energy and Align essential oils, these chakra bracelets will help create the perfect chakra balance within you.
HINT: The lava beads coated with oil should be turned to the inside of your wrist. Allow time for the oils to dry and absorb before wearing your bracelet.
ALL SET: To say I’m obsessed with Formulary 55’s products would be an understatement. Their Botanical Bath & Body Gift Set – Aloe Leaf & Mint make the perfect gift of pampering. This set includes one of each of the following products and arrives in their botanical box. Aloe Leaf & Mint Shea Butter Bath Bar, Aloe Leaf & Mint Shea Butter Hand & Body Crème, and the Aloe Leaf & Mint Sparkling Bath Tablet.
HINT: It’s considered the most invigorating, zesty, “clean” scent the brand makes. It’s a blend fresh aloe leaf with cooling mint and add a touch of black pepper and the scent works well as a morning pick-me-up.
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