"All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel Mother." -Abraham Lincoln
Mother’s Day is quickly approaching, falling on May 13th this year. If you haven’t done so already, now is the time to get to work on finding a gift to show your love and appreciation for all the special mothers in your life (mothers, grandmothers, wives, step-mothers, etc.). Since picking the perfect gift for Mom is never easy, we’ve compiled a list of ideas that will show your love and appreciation of mom this year.
The Most Popular Mother’s Day Gift - Jewelry
Jewelry remains the most popular gift given on Mother’s Day. Why not dazzle Mom by finding the perfect piece of jewelry that captures her style, personality and interests. But how to do you choose? Luckily, we make it easy for you to find the perfect jewelry item for the special women in your life.
The Mother and Child® pendant, available in small ($59) and large ($85), from Raymond Jewelers, is the perfect gift for any mother or grandmother. The sterling silver pendant is packaged in a beautiful white leatherette box that can also be used as a picture frame (double the fun!). Plus, Raymond Jewelers will even send you a gift wrapping kit at your request that includes quality paper and a matching self-adhesive bow. paper, ensuring a grand slam gift.
Other gifts from Raymond Jewelers certain to please mothers and grandmothers alike are the Sterling Silver Family 4 Photo Oval Locket with Chain ($115) and the Hershey's Kisses® Sterling Silver 3D Charm Bracelet ($175). Or, get creative this year and put your children’s birthstones in a Sterling Silver Heart Mothers Necklace (2 – 6 birthstones; Synthetic Gemstone Pendant $175, Genuine Gemstone Pendant $195). Still unsure which jewelry item to buy? Check out Raymond Jewelers Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for more fabulous presents.
For the Working Mom
Working Mothers can have a rough time managing their time and being organized, so why not give a present which will make life smoother?
Surprise the working woman in your life with Travelpro’s Executive Pro™ Ladies City Tote ($84.95, originally $200) from the Luggage Source? With a dual shoulder strap for comfort, a large main compartment, a business organizer in the front pocket and a padded computer sleeve, this is a gift that is sure to please.
Help Mom get organized this year with the Audrey Collection Note Taker PDA Portfolio ($159, available in Tan, Red or Black leather). This smooth, grain Italian Leather portfolio, with a notepad, pockets for business cards and papers, pen loops and a large zipper pocket even has an open pocket for cell phones or PDA’s.
All mother’s need a little relaxation—and what better way to make mom comfortable this year than with a bathrobe from Domestic Bin?
Our favorite is the Charmeuse 100% Silk bathrobe ($98, originally $120) which she will never want to take off! It even comes in a classy drawstring bag!
Give Mom a luxurious night’s sleep with the Signature Sewn Thru Karo-Step Down Comforter (available in Twin, Full/Queen, King and California King, from $99) and let Mom cozy up to this marvelous 280 thread count white goose down comforter. Add more elegance with sophisticated duvet covers and silk sheets from Domestic Bin.
Gift Baskets and Chocolates
Win Mom’s heart with sweet treats and edible gift arrangements. Sending Mom a basket of treats or a box of chocolates will allow her to indulge on her special day and they are also great for sharing with family on Mother’s Day.
Try a beautiful gift basket from The Candy Shop, like this one, which includes Sammie’s 1890’s Gourmet Chocolates, Old Fashioned Candy Assortment, Premium Assortment of Nuts, “The World’s Best Fudge,” a Dried Fruit Assortment and other goodies from around the world ($69.95).
For chocolate loving mothers, try the Chocolate Lover’s Gift Basket from Doubly Gifted. This beautiful 14” basket is filled with rich chocolate truffles, chocolate covered truffle cookies, chocolate chip cookies, white chocolate macadamia nut cookies, a chocolate dipped cookie spoon, chocolate covered pretzels, creamy chocolate fudge, and more ($56.95). For other delicious and decadent gift baskets, check out all of Doubly Gifted’s Gift Baskets
For Golf Lovers
If Mom loves golf, she is sure to love the beautiful apparel, shoes, and accessories from Lady Golf. Lady Golf offers a wide selection of designer golf gloves, headwear like visors and sunhats, and chic golf apparel. If mom is new to the green, an instructional golf book may be the perfect gift. Lady Golf’s website also offers a variety of gift ideas for the Mother’s in your life.
Put buying power in Mom’s wallet this year with a gift card that suits her tastes. This way, she can select the exact gift she wants this year. With 22% of consumers buying gift cards for Mother’s day this year, why not pamper your loved one with gift cards. Lady Golf gift cards are always an appropriate choice for a gift. Denominations range from $25 to $500 and can be ordered on Lady Golf’s website. For luggage, computer cases, wallets and other items for traveling women, consider a gift certificate from Luggage Source.
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