Flowers & Gifts

Mother’s Day Gifts to Make Mom Smile

Mother’s Day is coming up, and if you’re stuck on what to give to mom, don’t worry. You don’t have to overthink gifts for mom. Chances are, you already have a fabulous gift in mind, and you just need a little direction. If you don’t have any ideas, draw from your mom’s likes and hobbies. What are her interests? Once you figure out what your mom likes, or some of the things she enjoys doing, finding the right gift will come much easier.

For the cook or the baker, why not gift mom a new kitchen tool that she’ll use and appreciate? If you can find out what types of cuisine she enjoy making, you’ll be able to find the right gadget, small appliance or tool for her. A great idea for any home cook or baker is a Kitchen Aid stand mixer. Sears is a great place to look for small kitchen appliances like stand mixers. You can save $5.00 off of a $50.00 purchase at Sears. To go along with a new kitchen gift, why not throw in a new apron and some new oven mitts?

Is your mom a gardener, or wannabe gardener? Not every mom has a green thumb, but for the ones who do, gifting a living plant to add to a garden will bring years of joy and happiness. Find out what type of area mom like might to garden in, and take into consideration whether the area gets a lot of sun or shade. To find a good plant to give as a gift, head to Great Garden Plants. Their experts will help you select the perfect plant. You can save up to 32% on gorgeous Knock-out roses.

Find a local spa and purchase some spa services for mom. There’s nothing more relaxing than a nice hot stone massage. If this type of service isn’t offered, you could always book mom an appointment at a local nail salon to get a manicure and pedicure. If you live close to mom, join her for the mani/pedi, and make a mother/daughter date! You can just as easily do this if you’re a guy. Many salons are used to having guys come in to have their nails trimmed up, or to enjoy a pampering pedicure… it’s so relaxing.

You don’t have to spend a lot of money to let mom know that you’re thinking about her on Mother’s Day. Go old school with your gift. You could set up breakfast in bed for mom (which is really fun to do if you have young children), or take mom out to lunch. Let mom have the morning to herself to relax, sleep late, or cuddle with the kids and pets. Homemade cards are always treasured keepsakes. Hang out at home, and then have the family go out for Mother’s Day brunch. You could even set up a brunch at home and invite friends and family to come and celebrate the special day with you. Don’t forget to pick up some lovely fresh flowers from your neighborhood market.