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In case you forgot, Mother’s Day is May 10th, did it sneak up on you too? Well, fret not because I’m here to be your gift-idea-generating, fairy godmother extraordinaire. Why? Because I care, and also because Amazon recommended I buy my mom a pink, electric toothbrush-so there’s that. In my case, I think I owe my momma a nice treat, for ya know, giving birth to me, enduring the beauty that is puberty, and cleaning up after all of my literal and figurative life messes. Without further or do, let’s get started, and don’t forget to call your momma and tell her you love her (spoiler alert: Mom’s really like that).

  1. Photo Album

For the mom that has everything, and the kid who’s on a tight budget, this gift is a guarantee. You can choose to get crafty and buy scrapbook supplies at your local crafts store, or order and make a photo album online with Shutterfly. The best part? You get to choose from your favorite pictures, and create a scrapbook story of your favorite memories of you and your mom.


  1. Perfume

Some women go crazy for new perfume, while others prefer instead to stick with their signature scent. Regardless, perfume is a fabulous opportunity to turn your mom onto a new scent to spice things up a bit. Visit any the fragrance counter at any department store (I prefer Nordstrom), and tell the experts what you’re looking for. Make sure to tell them what perfume your mom already owns, or her favorite scents, and they’ll work their magic!

*Pro-tip: ask for a small sample your mom can try before opening the perfume bottle.

chanel perfume

  1. Oster Rechargeable And Cordless Wine Opener

If your mom is anything like mine, then it’s safe to assume that she’s passionate about her wine. At around $30, you can minimize the effort it takes to pop the cork with a rechargeable and cordless wine opener.

oster wine opener

  1. A Trip To The Spa

Pamper your mom by treating her to a little TLC from a spa! Find a salon near you and book her a massage, facial, or both if you want to splurge. Depending upon where you book it, prices can range from $45-$100, roughly.

Deep Pore Cleansing Facial Charlotte

  1. Chef’s Workshop Class at Eataly

If your mom is a total foodie, take her to Eataly in honor of her special day. Get there ahead of time, and explore the different shops, featuring artisanal Italian food products to include fine wines, local produce, imported cheese, high quality meats, pasta, gelato, and more. Classes range in price from $95-$195 per ticket, and topics vary in topic from Italian Comfort Food, Grilling The Eatalian Way, and more! So if you’ve got some extra dough to spend, this is definitely worth considering!

chef class at eataly

  1. Take her on a “Mom-date”

Seriously, this might be the best option and you get to plan what you want to do. Take her to a play, treat her to lunch, go shopping, see a movie, grab tea at The Drake-whatever you can imagine! No matter what you do or how much you spend, there’s nothing better than spending quality time with your loved ones, and I’m sure your mom would agree.




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