For the hours of labour, the sleepless years, and the decades of stress, we all know that we should find a way to thank the mothers in our lives on each and every one of the 365 days each year. But for many of us, this Sunday marks as good a day as any to make a more dramatic gesture of thanks with a bouquet of flowers, a special brunch and card.
If you’re searching for the perfect gift for this Mother’s Day, why not consider a few of these options?
For the Digi-mom
Does your mom love sharing photos of the grandkids with her friends on Facebook? Make it just a little easier for her with this cool new camera from Kodak.The Easy Share M590 is the ultimate accessory for moms who like to share photos on social media, with one-button uploads photos to YouTube, Facebook, Flicker and email. The cool colours don’t hurt! $119.99 and up at stores across Canada
For the Royal Mother
Inspired by the royal wedding? Looking to pass on a little of the British charm to your own mother? How about this gorgeous tea service with a few selected teas. These six polka dotted tea cups come with matching saucers and are an Indigo exclusive. Throw in a few tins from the Republic of Tea (I’m dying to try the Pink Lemonade Green Tea) and let her host you to afternoon tea! Tea set $34.50, tins of tea $13.99 available at Indigo stores or online.
For your Fashionable Mom
We all love Joe Fresh’s style and everybody loves a good cause. Combine the two and give your mom a limited edition Joe Fresh Fashion Targets Breast Cancer t-shirt. This is the shirt’s tenth anniversary, and they’ve pulled out the sequins to celebrate! $14 at Joe Fresh
For Your Mother, the Cook
Trish Magwood is a Canadian entrepreneur, business owner, chef and teacher. More importantly, she’s a mother, a daughter and and a grand-daughter, who pays tribute to the women in her life with this latest cookbook, In My Mother’s Kitchen. The images are beautiful and the recipes are classics. $39.99 at bookstores everywhere.
For Your Beautiful Mother
The only thing as beautiful as your mother may be this limited edition Lise Watier eyeshadow palette. Inspired by the colours of a South Pacific island, what woman wouldn’t love to play with these paints? They’re the perfect colours for summer, and the painted case will look beautiful in her cosmetic bag! $38 at department stores