Time to Show Mom How Much You Appreciate Her: Mother’s Day is May 10

by Marika Flatt and Paxton Kelly on May 4, 2015 in Lifestyle, Fashion, Home, Wellness,

Show Mom just how much you love her with the help of our Mother’s Day 2015 gift guide. Go above and beyond this year with our unique gift selections to show your Mom just how special she is!

The Jaunt handbag from Austin’s ZINK collection is stylish and just what mom needs for all her personal items. $128

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The Love & Sunshine Ultimate Fragrance Fan or the Ultra Shea Body Cream from Bath & Body Works will keep Mom smelling like spring all year long. And, even the packaging brightens your day! You can find BBW storefronts all over Texas. $27.50/$12.50

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If you plan on hitting the golf course, tennis court, or just hanging at the country club this summer, Lizzie Driver has the perfect blues for you. From polos to skorts and shorts, Lizzie Driver’s collection is made of the very best fabrics, tailored to compliment any body type and stylish enough to wear every day. Most of the collection is made in the USA and also features exclusive prints from the iconic Liberty of London collection. Pieces we think you’ll love include: Rainbow in the Clouds Polo ($150), Circle of the Sun Polo ($98), Pacific Coast Highway Polo ($98),Sun on the Moon Pleated Skort ($160, Liberty of London), Balboa Blue Pleated Skort ($136), Mr. Blue Sky Bermuda Shorts ($136).

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Moms wear a variety of hats. They’re  parents, mentors, role models and supporters; all of which can lead to stress and exhaustion. Give your mom the relief she needs with Kelly Lott’s Migraine Miracle, a Texas-based company, providing a natural and holistic method to manage migraine and headache pains. $99

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Whether they’re heading out for a game of tennis or to play a round of golf, the Athletic Hytail Hat from Hytail® Hats is perfect for active mamas! Not only is it great for protecting their face from the sun, they can keep their hair out of the way by putting it up in a high, mid or low ponytail. $24.99

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The Card Cubby will help Mom organize all those gift cards that she’s accumulated either for herself or to give as gifts. If gift cards aren’t organized, they can go unnoticed and possibly expire. This is the gift that keeps on giving. $23.50

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The New Orleans from IVChic comes in royal blue and emerald green and we can’t decide which we love more. We love the company’s “jewelry for your hair” choices. Check out the options for day and night looks. $35

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Treat your moms to a well deserved brunch at Finn & Porter at the Hilton in Austin, TX this Mother’s Day! Chef Maffei has put together a four course pre-fixe menu with dishes like prosciutto & melon, brioche french toast and a marinated rib eye for all to enjoy.

Finn-Porter-PDR-960x648La Tourangelle Trio of Oils is one of the best ways to cook with your favorite healthy oils. We all know that oils are a good fat and these are just what Mom’s kitchen needs. Because of their fantastic packaging, these artisan oils will impress the giftee. $18 (discount when you put together 3)

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Make Mom’s life easy and delicious with Sauza® Sparkling Margaritas. These tasty cocktails are mixed and ready to pour out of the bottle. Grab a few for brunch with Mom and a few more for gifts. Cheers! $12.99

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Pretty much every Mom loves chocolate. Give Mom barkTHINS to indulge in as she has a little “me time.” There are a lot of flavors to choose from but the Dark Chocolate Almond is dreamy! You can find these at HEB stores. $4.99

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So Mom is health-conscious but doesn’t want to give up her chocolate addiction? And, actually, dark chocolate is good for her health! Indulge her with PASCHA Chocolate which comes in various degrees of cacao and various varieties. It will melt in her mouth, not in her hands. $4.95 per bar.
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Restorsea Rejuvenating Day Lotion, Restorsea Reviving Cleanser & Retexturizing Body Butter to keep Mom’s youthful appearance glowing. What woman doesn’t love being told she looks younger than she is? Part of it is genes, but part is having a high-quality cleansing product. We love the natural products from Restorsea that are sulfate-free and deliver the highest results. $150/ $65/ $120

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ginnybakes are the best-tasting gluten-free product we’ve ever found! We love these cookies. Whether Mom needs to eat GF or not, give her these treats as a healthy munching alternative. Pair with Marley Coffee or Community Coffee (love the smooth yet robust java) for a delightful time with Mom. $5.99+/$9.99+/$6.79

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Does Mom enjoy yoga and need an option to workout at home? Gift her with Element: Stretch, Release & Restore Yoga Kit with Massage Roller Balls DVD Kit. This kit includes everything she’ll need for a great yoga and stretching workout in the comfort of her own living room. Can be purchased on Amazon for $29.98.

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We found a great item for the kids to give Mom- Mastrad Baking Kits. The kids can even make the treats for Mom (or with her, or with Dad for Mom!) The fun packaging will create delicious memories for all involved. $9.99+

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Get Mom some stylish, yet comfy, shoes from the BareFlips Collection by BareTraps. We love their metallic sandals, especially the choice below with the flower. But, we also love their nautical themed uber-comfy ISHA style. Mom will love whichever choice you make from this hip collection. $49.99

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Treat Mom to Glowology’s Skincare line as she will love it all. We can’t get enough of their hand soap and lotion, which Mom can put in the bathroom, but she’ll also smile when she uses their Smile Hand Balm. $12.00

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Most Moms love having a moisturizer with SPF included, and we love Regenica’s Renew SPF 15. This smooth cream will be a pleasure for Mom to keep herself protected from the sun all day long as she goes about her day.

regenica-product-renew-spf-15It might not be the fountain of youth, but Mom will appreciate Iris Extract Activating Treatment Essence developed by Kiehl’s Since 1851. Skin loses radiance and elasticity with age and this, developed by chemists, reintroduces essential nutrients to Mom’s skin. In just one week, 94% of women reported smoother skin. $45.00

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By Marika Flatt and Paxton Kelly

Feature Photo Credit: Theresa Martell