Show Mom How Much You Appreciate Her: 17 Great Gifts

by The Texas Lifestyle Magazine team on April 22, 2021 in Gift Guide, Lifestyle,
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Whether you call her Mom, Mamma, Mommy, Mother — or something else entirely — you’ll find the perfect gift here. Yes, it’s easy to treat her on her special day.

BIG TICKET

GrandPad Tablet for Seniors

Now it’s easier than ever to give Mom what she wants: more time with you! With GrandPad, she’ll never miss another moment of family time. The GrandPad is purpose-built to meet the needs and interests of older moms or grandmas who have had limited experience with technology, who have no or limited access to the Internet, and who may have physical or cognitive limitations that make traditional mobile devices difficult to use. Personalized and with secure, easy to use video calling, voice email and texting, secure family photo and video sharing, plus engaging games and activities, elderly loved ones easily stay connected with friends, family and caregivers. $79/month. Annual plans available

RxAir Filterless Air Purifier

Originally built to sanitize hotel rooms, this air purifying unit is “the bee’s knees.” Keep mom healthy with this technology that’s powerful enough to destroy 99.9% of airborne bacteria and viruses, including multiple Coronavirus strains, the flu, H1N1, pneumonia, MRSA, strep, TB, measles, and the common cold. The RXAir is FDA-cleared as a Class II medical device, reduces concentrations of odors and volatile organic compounds (VOCs), covers up to a 800-square-foot room, and is ideal for residential and commercial use. This might be the most important gift you ever give her. $899.99

LOOKING GOOD

Swimwear by Infamous

Infamous Swim designs swimsuits so that every woman and every kind of body can feel confident, sexy, empowered and comfortable. Maybe she’s a one-piece kind of lady; but Infamous has two-piece suits with high waists and full coverage tops that will allow her to try something different and still feel covered up. From $48.30

‘The Perfect Dress’ by Cynthia Cazort Collins

 

Cynthia Cazort Collins, a former Texan, is creating beautiful satin dresses for any occasion. One of our favorites is The Perfect Dress, which is just that. It is structured to look amazing on almost all body types. Hand sewn in San Antonio (100% satin and dry clean only), the dress can actually be handmade in any fabric (based on your personal choosing) and goes easily from day to night. It’s also a perfect travel piece for her upcoming long-awaited trips. The brand also offers wraps made in S.A. as well as a chunky rope necklace with a metal piece featuring a peacock, designed by a military vet from S.A. $350

ORO Workout Leggings

Get her what will be her most favorite workout leggings. ORO Leggings are perfect for the gym, but also outdoor sports like surfing and SUP (because of the waterproof fabric) and whatever else Mom gets up to this summer! Also, help mothers in Mexico when you buy, as ORO is committed to donating $10 for every pair of women’s leggings sold to organizations in Mexico that support women and children. From $38

Soma Brushed Cozy Long Sleeve Notch Collar PJ Set

We are in love with SOMA loungewear! In a year like we’ve had where we’ve gotten used to staying indoors, mom might want to just live in this PJ set. She’ll be sleeping in style or just lounging in complete snuggly comfort. The button-front top with long sleeves and notch collar is paired with cozy pants with pockets and is perfect for Mom to wear day or night. $98

 IBKÜL Women’s Resort-Inspired Activewear

 

Not just for golfers… Help protect Mom in style from sun damage not just on Mother’s Day but all season long. (For Texas, read “all year long” thanks to the heat of the Lone Star State sun.) These true-to-size cute dresses from IBKÜL are perfect for brunch, tennis, golf, or simply going to the store or running errands. And, are some of our fave printed dresses for summer. We found they hit slightly above the knee, with the sleeve easily covering any “problem” areas on the arm. Bonus: UPF 50+ sun protection and IceFil tech that keeps her up to 5 degrees cooler and odor-free. Available on IBKUL.com and Amazon. $126

StyleAlum Apparel

From a Texas A&M alum, StyleAlum.com is an online curated collection of collegiate apparel and accessories that elevate spirit wear. (Think, one stop shopping for your next tailgate.) Through partnerships with creative women designers and women-owned brands, they offer one-of-a-kind apparel that is both artistic and distinctive. Featuring over 20 colleges (several from Texas) and popular team colors, there are styles for all fans. From $19

Jeans from White House Black Market

White House Black Market‘s latest denim collection offers the perfect balance of flattering silhouettes and all day comfort and she literally won’t want to take these off. Featuring bi-stretch technology that allows her to move (or not!) while holding its shape, each jean is crafted with the highest standards of premium fabric . We love their black stretchy Slim Jeans, which go with everything and anything and can be worn to any occasion; her new favorite jeans. From $74

CHEERS

Cask & Kettle Hot Cocktails

Treat your mom with the perfect breakfast-in-bed idea! Cask and Kettle are ready-to-brew hot cocktails and the ONLY hard coffee cocktail on the market. Woman-owned and operated, simply pop a single serve cup into your brewing system (or add hot water) and a smooth aromatic beverage is ready in just seconds. Choose from five divine flavors: Irish Coffee, Mint Patty, Mexican Coffee, Hot Blonde Coffee, and Spiked Dry Cider. Coffee house quality with everything you need in one pod – including the alcohol! $14.99 each

RancH2O Canned Cocktails with Texas Spirit

The co-founder and CEO of RanchH2O, Amelia Lettieri, is a proud Texan. Although she grew up and continues to reside in Dallas, her family is from West Texas where they drank Ranch Water like . . . water. A mom now herself, this spirited Aggie even registered National Ranch Water Day to be an official holiday to be celebrated on April 11th every year! The four flavors – Ranch Water, Vodka Soda, Gin Fizz and Classic Marg —  are all low in sugar and carbs, and only 150 calories per can. Plus, unlike hard seltzers, RancH2O uses real premium liquor. (A 6.5% – 7.0% ABV). Cheers, Mom! $13.99 to $15.99/4-pack

High Camp Flask

Brilliantly crafted to hold an entire bottle of wine and keep it cold for the outdoors, so perfect for the adventurous mom in your life. This flask is large enough to hold 750ml of whiskey, wine, her favorite cocktail or plenty of coffee, and even comes engraved for a truly unique gift! If Mom is going to be enjoying the outdoors this year, it’s the perfect accompaniment to her girls’ day. $125

THE FINAL TOUCHES

MAMA Gold Letter Necklace

We have many names for her, including Mama. Gift her this simple and feminine Christina Greene MAMA Gold Letter Necklace to remind her of her most important role in life. The necklace comes in 18k yellow or rose gold plate with a 16” chain. We think the MAMA necklace looks great layered with other necklaces and even better worn solo. $55

Camila Floating Pearl Hoop Earrings by Nadri

For a very special jewelry gift for Mom, we love the beautiful, dainty, feminine earrings and necklaces from Nadri. A fresh take on a timeless silhouette, the Camila Floating Pearl Hoop Earrings by Nadri update classic hoop earrings with an unexpected floating pearl accent.  Available in brass with either 18 karat gold or rhodium plating, these will fancy up any outfit and she’ll think of you whenever she wears them. $60

Bombay Hair Tools

Since most moms aren’t going to the salon as often, this is a fun DIY hair tool. Bombay Hair makes it possible to master salon-style yourself. Their biggest seller is the Hair Waver, giving her those pretty and flowing mermaid locks. Equipped for long-lasting use, she’ll enjoy beach waves for years to come. $100-$310

TIME TO RELAX

Aura Candle Collection by Artemis

Help Mom feel some positive vibes at home. Artemis has a collection of six invigorating genuine gemstone candles that are perfect to lift any mood, countering any negative energy that comes her way. Choose from Positive Vibes, Energize, Protection, Full Moon Clarity, New Moon Recharge and Love. After the candle burns down, clean off the gemstones and use the smooth rocks for ongoing meditation. $49.99

Veestro Plant-Based Meal Delivery

Veestro is a 100% plant-based meal delivery service that makes it easy for a busy mom to get more plant-based foods into her family’s diet without sacrificing taste or convenience. No chopping, cooking or  cleanup. They arrive at her door, then heat up in the oven or microwave. Veestro has a lot of yummy offerings from chicken fried “not chicken” and Asian-inspired bowls.  We also love that they have a weight loss plan. $175.50 (for 15 meals)


Cover photo Kate Robinson on Unsplash

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