Mom’s the Word With 14 Great Gifts for Her

by The Texas Lifestyle Magazine team on April 28, 2022 in Gift Guides,

With these great gal gifts, it’s easy to treat that special lady. So, why not let her know just how much you think of her, not only on Mother’s Day but every day?


Duette NYC’s The Greenwich

Duette NYC’s Stretch Knit 24/7 Blazer –and other luxury apparel–sources classy, stylish, and essential clothing pieces. If you’re looking to look professionally stylish, their Stretch Knit 24/7 Blazer is a must-have with a comfortable fit and made from recycled fibers and premium ribbed fabric that will flatter any body type. This brand is all about the essential black pieces you need in your closet: stretch pants, tshirt, blazer- things you can mix and match all day. They’re extremely packable and require no ironing. $148

Peepers Reading Eyeglasses

Peepers new spring collection will boost her style, confidence, and self-expression. This family-run company continuously reinvents eyewear dedicated to the pursuit of fashion and has a vast selection of invisible frames for her to choose from. Options include Eco-friendly Glasses, Progressives, Polarized Sunglasses, and even Reading Sunglasses to shed some light on that book she’s been meaning to read by the pool. If you’re looking for a simple chic design, we recommend High Tide Polarized Sunglasses with frame color options in white, black, and tortoise. From $27

NOMATIC Access Pouch

Perfect for her daily essentials or when traveling, the NOMATIC Access Pouch has a front exterior slip pocket for easy access to items like her phone. The interior of the main compartment has a mesh pocket so she can keep items organized while the back pouch includes an RFID safe pocket for passports, credit cards, and more. This little gem is also designed with durable and water-resistant materials as well as tamper-resistant zippers for added security. $49.99

Bella Descanso Sleepwear

Bella Descanso brings a world-class aesthetic to luxury sleepwear by delivering hand-picked, high-quality, sustainable, and ultra-chic designs that truly create a fabulous set of PJs for mom. Think of Bella Descanso PJs as wearable art, soft and oh-so-fashionable for the hip mom who loves to cuddle! From $96

Celestial Silk Spa Headband and Gemstone Face Roller Gift Set

Create a mini spa day at home for mom with Celestial Silk’s Spa Headband and Gemstone Face Roller Gift Set. Used in spa facials, silk and crystals turn an at-home-spa session into a luxurious experience. The soft, smooth silk headband feels sublime, while gently holding hair away from the face. Handcrafted with genuine gemstones, our gemstone rollers help ease tension and help skin feel balanced and refreshed. $40

Silver Swans Ballet Classes for 55+

Perfect for mom or grandma, the gift of mobility, flexibility, balance and well-being with Silver Swans Ballet Classes. This low-impact senior-based ballet dance program was created by the Royal Academy of Dance in London. Now, Silver Swans Austin’s Valerie Marengo offers monthly dance courses online — filled with music and movement from famous ballets — where tutus are always optional! Bonus: Check out the Introductory Class for free. $28/4 classes

LaJeanell Skin Care & Makeup

Mom will always appreciate some high quality skincare. LaJeanell — with it’s cute bag of goodies — creates a collection that strives to provide a solution for busy and healthy moms. Their collection of makeup and skincare allows mom to create looks across eras that are classic, timeless, vintage, and effortless. From $20


Afternoon Tea at Austin’s Historic Driskill Hotel

Located in the heart of downtown Austin, the historic Driskill Hotel features an elegant Afternoon Tea experience in their Victorian tearoom-style cafe, 1886 Cafe and Bakery. This long-standing tradition offers three courses of chef-prepared pastries, sandwiches, deserts and unique infused teas such as Texas Sweet Dreams and Austin Breakfast Tea. $45/10 and under; $80/adult, plus tax + service charge

Eco-Friendly Steeped Coffee

Chances are you have someone in your life who’s a serious coffee drinker. Wouldn’t it be nice to make them happy this Mother’s Day and introduce them to the newest trend in specialty coffee, instead of the same old box of chocolates? Steeped Coffee is committed to premium coffee, convenience, and environmental stewardship in equal measure. So, when you introduce the coffee lovers in your life to Steeped, it’s a win-win for them and the planet. We particularly like the Steeped Lineup Sampler, a great way for newcomers to discover the roast that suits them best. The lineup includes five blends ranging from Light, Medium, Dark, and French Roasts to the Swiss Water Processed Decaf. $49.95


Home Euphoria Cheese Board Set

Fit for a queen, Home Euphoria’s Bamboo Board and Knife Set is made out of 100% natural bamboo with a sleek hidden drawer that stores 4 stainless steel cheese knives. She’ll love getting her cheese, charcuterie, crackers, and fruits ready for the perfect Instagram-worthy family/friend gathering, dinner party, or home movie night. $69.99

Shaker33 Cocktail Shaker for Perfectly Chilled Cocktails

Shaker33 is a great gift idea because mom needs delicious cocktails! After all, traditional cocktail shakers always produce messy results, but Shaker33 is revolutionizing the art of mixing drinks. With elegant styles and great colors to choose from, a locking lid that is easy to open, leak-proof system, and dual strainer, it’s super easy to create professional cocktails! Made with BPA-free Tritan designed so that cocktails stay chilled but hands do not, Shaker33 is also 50% lighter than a traditional cocktail shaker for one-handed shaking – no leaking or spilling! Dishwasher-safe, rust and shatterproof, as well as made in the USA. $39.95

Ayla Vacuum by Ayla & Co.

Cleaning up after spills and messes is part of life. That doesn’t mean she should have to resort to a shop vac or heavy vacuum to get the job done – especially not on her special day! How about using a lightweight cordless one that looks like a chic water bottle and easily fits in her bag? Meet Ayla Vacuum by Ayla & Co., the trendy and efficient new way to clean at home, work, or traveling. It’s a parent’s lifesaver and designed by parents to make life easier. It takes the mess, and the chaos, out of everyday events for a quick cleanup wherever it happens. $60

Pucker Up Paper Lips

We have fallen in love with this mom-owned company. Founder Laura creates these uber chic paper mache lips in the coolest designs, perfect for mom’s office or bedroom — and all the profits go to aid her autistic son and the treatments he needs. (Treatment and medicine for non-neurotypical young people can get quite expensive). She also has red lip keychains and lip scrub, all on brand. There’s no better way to gift your mom while supporting another mom! From $31

Simple Shine Silver Cleaning Kit

Give your mom, aunt, grandma or friend a present that’s as unique, and wonderful as she is. This is an affordable and unique option that the queen of the house will love. Simple Shine’s new complete sterling silver jewelry care kit includes both the powerful Silver Jewelry Cleaner Solution as well as the travel-sized Polishing Cloth to offer a comprehensive cleaning solution for all her sterling silver! Perfect for jewelry, flatware, or antique cleaning needs. Simple Shine’s formula works to clean years of buildup and tarnish without the need to brush or scrub. The cloth is designed for fine jewelry with a 2-step deep cleaning process. Available on Amazon. $24.99

Cover photo courtesy  Nick Fewings on Unsplash

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