Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Moms Make the World Go Round: Mother's Day Gift Guide for the Awesome Mom


She wiped your bum as a baby, attended every recital, and had dinner ready on the table when you came home; moms arguably have the hardest job out there and yet do it selflessly and with grace. With all the love she gave and continues to give, show her you care on Mother’s Day by giving a gift that comes straight from the heart. No matter what kind of mom she might be, whether a stay-at-home mom or world traveler, we’ve got ya covered! We present our Mother’s Day gift guide chocked full of unique and thoughtful gifts she is sure to treasure and perhaps will even make her lol. Hey, if we had kids, we would LOVE to get any one of these!

1.  Tea From Around the World Set by Uncommon Goods $55- Has she been to more countries and speak more languages than the United Nations? This loose tea set from around the world will bring back instant memories from her travels to the UK, Paris, Japan, India, and China plus it comes in beautiful green box packaging!

2.  Personalized Family Portrait by Henry James Paper Goods starting at $80- Show your mom how a family portrait should really look like, no matching sweaters needed. Artist Kadie Foppiano creates these beautiful and whimsical family portraits completely customized to your request. Give her a #tbt pic of your fam and watch mom’s eyes light up as the memories come flooding back!

3.  One in a Million Keshi Pearl Necklace by Dogeared $60- No two Keshi pearls are alike and just like the pearl, your mom is as unique and gorgeous! This dainty necklace will be sure to remind her you appreciate her for all that she is and has done for you (you even forgive her for all the uneven haircuts she gave you as child). Thanks mom!

4.  Vanilla Souffle Sweet Dreams Wrap Watch by Winky Designs $120- If your mom is workin' hard for tha money as a working woman, she will be sure to adore this lovely bracelet wrap watch from Winky Designs. With the unique mix of leather, genuine freshwater pearls, and 14k gold plated chains, she can dress the watch casually for a day off or dress it up for impressing the boardroom. We’re not fortune tellers but we see a promotion in her immediate future!

5.  Large Coffee Mug by Someecards $10.99- You were not the easiest child to raise from the childhood tantrums to the teenage angst but luckily it was just a phase! Tell your mom sorry for the time you took her car on a joyride and got caught by the cops in your own special way with this humorous mug from Someecards. The phrase “Thanks for thinking about me to the detriment of your own mental health” will be sure to make her laugh every time she takes a sip of her morning coffee. *If you were a particularly rebellious teen, you might want to add a spa gift card as an extra “I love you”!

6.  Dear Mom Throw Pillow by Red Envelope $51.20- Your mom always kept the house immaculate and you know it wasn’t easy with your dirty socks and underwear lying everywhere. This Mother’s Day add to the beautification of her home with this personalized and chic pillow. Our pillow would definitely say, “Dear mom, I love you for always supporting my Sailor Moon obsession” because ya know, wasn’t every young girl a fan? …right?!

7.  Dipped Striped Tote by Baggu $45- If your mom is a busy bee running from one social group to the other, this chic tote by Baggu is the perfect gift. It’s roomy enough for all her things (books, crocheting yarn, Tupperwear) plus looks cute paired with jeans and a tee. Just make sure she stays away from the dreaded “mom jeans”!

8.  Black Russian On the Rocks Wrap Watch by Winky Designs $90- Your mom is a fancy gal and she appreciates fansay things, which is where you get your great sense of style, of course. Show her she deserves the beautiful things in life with this gorgeous genuine onyx and gold brass beaded bracelet watch from Winky Designs. It’s both a piece of jewelry and time piece in one so she’s sure to get double the use and double the complements! Best of all, the On the Rocks collection is now 20% OFF until May 12th with the coupon code MOTHERSDAY14. Redeem the code online or head in to the Las Vegas boutique to shop the sale. Lookin’ good definitely doesn’t have to break the bank!

9.  Wine Gift Basket by Gourmet Gift Baskets.com $99.99- Spend some quality time with mom and prepare a nice picnic out by the beach or at the state park. Reminisce about all the awesome family trips and crazy 80’s fashion over a picnic basket chocked full of yummy goodies and some WINE! Sometimes all our moms want is just to be able to spend a little more time with us after all…*awwwwww*