Posted on May 06, 2015 by Mary Hood | 0 Comments
This Mother’s Day, show your love and appreciation with a special gift that’s perfectly suited to her interests, talents, and personality.
For the mother who loves reading:
The Book Lover by Ali Smith entices the reader with snippets from a variety of must-read books. Featuring excerpts from both classics and more obscure texts, The Book Lover was created to inspire your next trip to the library or local bookstore. With peeks at works by Sylvia Plath, Muriel Spark, Grace Paley, and Margaret Atwood, among others, the collection suited for casual and academic reader alike.
For the tech-savvy mother:
Help your mother tweet in style with this delightful “Spring Safari” iPhone case designed by stationary company Rifle Paper Co.
For the mother who is queen of the kitchen:
Newly-released My New Roots is the first cookbook published by food blogger and nutritionist Sarah Britton. Filled with beautifully photographed plant-based and seasonal recipes, My New Roots makes healthy cooking look like the best thing since sliced (whole wheat) bread.
For the mother who is an entrepreneurial superstar:
Take a peek at the Grove Made Desk Collection. It offers an array of practical and elegant desk accessories that would lend charm to any office (at home or at work). Choose from walnut or maple pieces.
For the mother with a green thumb:
These simple, brushed copper herb garden stakes can provide a modern-yet-rustic touch to your mother’s cherished garden. The words on the stakes are customizable, and the posts are made of thick, heavy-duty copper that can withstand the test of time and weather.
For the mother who loves natural beauty:
Uma Oils is an eco-conscious company that produces fine, organic oil blends. Each formula is informed by Ayurvedic health and beauty philosophies. Uma’s farms are located in central India where the company employs local women in an effort to support the women’s financial independence. Uma’s all-natural Total Rejuvenation Face Oil helps repair skin overnight and is suitable for all skin types.
For the mother with sartorial talent:
Scott Schuman, famed street-style photographer and creator of The Sartorialist blog, explores the breadth of real-world fashion in The Sartorialist: Closer. This collection of fashion photos taken around the world is sure to inspire the style maven in us all.
For the mother who plans for everything:
The momAgenda is a true super tool for a busy mother. It’s designed especially for parents and provides special slots for play dates/extracurricular activities for up to four children. This is not your average homely planner, either. It comes in several colors and patterns, including leopard print, and comes with two large satin ribbon bookmarks. You can even have your mother’s name engraved on the front cover.
For the mother who loves to move:
Give your mom’s workouts an upgrade with a beautiful yoga mat—like this Movement x Jade Mat from Free People. Perfect for stretching, Pilates, ballet, and, of course, sun salutations.
For the mother who needs a break:
The gift of fine tea is a sweet way to remind your mother to give herself a little love. Pukka’s organic Love Tea is a calming, warming blend of chamomile, lavender, elderflower, and rose. It’s delicate aroma alone can soothe weary nerves.
Photos: Amazon, Anthropologie, My New Roots, Grove Made, Berkeley and Bean via Etsy, Uma Oils, The Sartorialist, momAgenda, Free People, Pukka Tea