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Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and it’s the holiday that celebrates mothers, mothers-in-law, grandmothers, and if you’re a mom, you too! Us moms tend to not want too much focus on ourselves throughout the year. We do everything for our kids, and frankly rarely think about ways to pamper ourselves or give our moms a treat. It’s really wonderful when the day comes that our children turn to us and tell us how much they appreciate us, love us, and want us to enjoy something special too. It’s also wonderful to tell the matriarchs of our family the same (even if we are grown with our own families). A mom is a mom for life ♥︎
In the spirit of celebrating mothers, I compiled a list of Gift Crushes for Mother’s Day gifts, ideas that most moms everywhere would love. I tried to make sure everything on the list would something that shows mom you thought about what she’d want, and feel free to leave the list where your husband or children can see it with a little star next to the item you’d like (it’s ok to leave hints).
My Mother’s Day Gift Crushes ♥︎
SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive provided by Western Digital
I take a lot of pictures, all the time, of everything important and not so important going on in my life. I also multi-task, and have as many as 16 apps open on my iPhone at one time (or 20 screens open on my iPad). Sandisk offers the cure for the common mom, with the SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive (for iPhone users) and SanDisk Ultra Dual Drive m3.0 (for non-iPhone users), delivering a simple way to free up space on your iPhone while saving all those pictures you can’t help but capture.
The SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive is a life-saver for mom. Consider all those pics that can be backed up on it, and then deleted off your phone, creating more room so your other apps run speedily and you can keep taking more pictures and video. Just set the iXpand mobile app to automatically back up the iPhone or iPad camera roll anytime the drive is connected (and it’s a teeny little thing you can pop into your purse to take with you).
You thought you couldn’t add memory to your iPhone… now you can! Videos and pictures can transfer both ways, so you can download video from your computer to watch on your iPhone or tablet directly from the drive. This last piece of information made me hear angels sing- no more wasting date when my kids stream YouTube Kids on the go, now they can watch things I already downloaded and save my SanDisk iXpand Flash Drive!
Family is frank with each other, so I’m sure the women in your family have confessed their skincare woes. As we get older, our skin becomes drier, has less of a healthy glow, and some women even get a little peach fuzz as they pass into their 50s and 60s. Give the gift of beauty! DERMAFLASH 2.0 instantly removes dead skin cells, built-up debris, and even peach fuzz, leaving skin looking fresh, dewy, and beautiful. The device was designed for a woman’s delicate facial skin, created by a woman who understands the concerns of other women. Dermaplaning can by all women of all ages, and was for many years (probably why so many women in the past had such gorgeous skin).
DERMAFLASH 2.0 facial exfoliation removes the barrier to product absorption, so when you apply your moisturizer or other skincare products after, they can absorb more deeply and work more effectively. Your makeup will also apply more beautifully to the smoother surface- no weird powder-highlighted peach fuzz that makes your face look overdone and chalky when all you wanted was to cut down on the shine. Instead, you will have smoother, more radiant skin. Just use DERMAFLASH on taught skin (gently hold skin while using it in short, feathery strokes to achieve the best results).
After using DERMAFLASH 2.0, my skin feels crazy smooth, and moisturizer absorbs in rapidly! You can learn more and purchase DERMAFLASH here, and use code “MOTHERSDAY” for 20% off.
Maidenform Cami & Tap Pant Set
Loungewear should actually be loungewear, and not cast-offs from day wear that aren’t comfortable to relax in, stained, or whatever. The time we spend in our homes, despite not being seen by others, is still a precious part of our lives that we should cherish and enjoy (~ Marie Kondo). It’s our “me” time, where we unwind, relax, and cozy up with a book, tea, a great movie, or significant other … and enjoying it with beautiful items from the new Maidenform Loungewear Collection will help enhance this most anticipated time of the day.
The new Maidenform Loungewear Collection is not only beautiful and elegant, but they are comfortable and versatile enough that you can wear them in the evening as you lounge, and keep wearing them as you wander off to bed. They are so soft and pretty! Maidenform Loungewear comes in versatile, playful styles like pretty camisoles and cute tap pants, and the material is light and silky and flattering, draping along my skin and fluttering about as I move in a very feminine way.
I don’t know that my mom would wear this, but I do know that it’s just my style ♥︎
All the women in my family, as well as many friends, constantly compare notes about what the best face products are to use. ACQUA LUMIERE Hydrating Cleanser has been dubbed the “Dream Cleanser” because this ultra-luxe, European-style cream cleanser is nourishing to the nth degree and emanates a lovely, soft floral fragrance. It contains Baobab Oil, vitamin C, and a high-powered hyaluronic acid that lifts away impurities, leaving behind a veil of dewy hydration. It’s better than makeup remover, and can be used as the ultimate luxury hydration mask. In fact, you can toss your regular cleanser, harsh makeup remover, and standard face mask by using this cleanser instead, leaving it on for 20 minutes to nourish your skin before washing it away.
Paired with ACQUA LUMIERE Hydrating Serum, a powerhouse serum, the two work together to create an amazing anti-aging skincare regimen. ACQUA LUMIERE Hydrating Serum delivers a highly concentrated dose of mineral anti-oxidants, marine collagen, omega-rich Baobab Oil, and vitamin C to boost firmness, reduce inflammation, and repair sun damage while targeting those fine lines and discoloration that are our nemesis. Apply ACQUA LUMIERE Hydrating Serum to your skin after cleansing and gently massage in with upward and outward strokes for about 30 seconds, letting it fully absorb before applying anything else for best effects.
BELLAME Washcloths are heavenly soft bamboo washcloths that pair perfectly with the Hydrating Cleanser, completing this simple, complete anti-aging skincare set. Purchase the ACQUA LUMIERE COLLECTION at BELLAME and you will receive a FREE set of six ultra-luxe bamboo sourced washcloths, valued at $22.
Divina by Vince Camuto
Many women love fragrance, and Divina Vince Camuto is utterly delightful for women who not only love splendid perfumes, but also beautiful bottles to collect and display on their vanity. There is something very feminine about gorgeous perfume bottles, and this wonderful fragrance is not only the perfect summer scent, but packaged beautifully, making it one of the best gifts for mom.
Divina by Vince Camuto features notes of grapefruit, mimosa blossom and musk will make you feel bright and happy, the way you feel when you realize summer is finally here and the warm days are going to fill you with happiness and sunshine. There is a sensual undertone to the scent that is very seductive and sort of mesmerizing. Spray a touch of Divina Vince Camuto on your pulse points and enjoy the feeling of basking in the warm sunshine. I adore the lovely musk (my favorite base note in perfumes) and the refreshing citrus, and have a new favorite perfume on my vanity.
I love tasty treats, and one of my favorite surprises is answering the door to discover someone sent me a fruit arrangement from Edible Arrangements®. They are delicious, decadent, and perfect for any occasion. Edible® offers same day delivery through Mother’s Day so it’s always the right time to order, and personally, it’s something I wouldn’t mind getting from my husband or children ;)… they’d probably want to enjoy it with me.
Look how beautiful Mother’s Day Swizzle Bouquet™ is:
There are a variety of Mother’s Day gifts, including Best Mom Ever, withs twelve strawberries dipped in semisweet chocolate and decorated with festive white swizzle, It’s packaged in a presentation Happy Mother’s Day box and balloon. An even fancier display is the Mother’s Day Swizzle Bouquet™ I received, a virtual bouquet of fruit flowers in a pretty pink pot that can even be a centerpiece for a Mother’s Day celebration. It’s filled with cantaloupe wedges, grapes, honeydew wedges, pineapple daisies and strawberries, about ten of which are dipped in chocolate and decorated with white swizzle. There is a custom Mother’s Day Gourmet Belgian Chocolate Pop wishing mom a great day to complete this gorgeous gift. Needless to say, I dove right in while everyone was at school and work, and had myself a mighty fine afternoon. Then, I saved the bouquet pot to reuse for flowers this spring.
A gift from Edible® not only looks beautiful, it tastes amazing, and is made fresh daily and hand-crafted locally. There are 1,200+ stores nationwide and each uses fresh (never frozen) fruit and 100% real chocolate. And it’s just a wonderful thing to find when you answer the door ♥︎
Use code BESTMOM for 15% off a purchase of $65+, valid 4/30 – 5/11.
Happy Mother’s Day!!