With Mother’s Day around the corner, are you ready to celebrate mom or the guardian angel in your life (mother-in-law/stepmom)? We have curated a gift guide to help you choose something special to pamper her and remind her how much you love and adore her. If you’re a mom yourself (or even not a mom), take a peek and treat yourself! ~Marriska Fernandes
Away, the global lifestyle brand, launched new travel accessories designed to provide comfort for travelers. While air travel is still restricted, these are perfect for road trips, weekend getaways or cottage trips. The Travel Neck Pillow, $75, has an interior made from a foam pillow core and quilted padding.
With everyone at home during the pandemic, how about gifting a Chromecast with Google TV, which includes six months of Netflix, for $119.99? The Chromecast with Google TV allows you to stream content from your phone, tablet or computer. You can also press the Google Assistant button on the included remote to ask Google to find films, TV shows or music.
The Mom’s Love Bracelet Gift Set features a smooth Pandora Moments T-Bar Snake Chain with two Row of Hearts Clip Charms and the Love You Mom Heart Charm, which features the engraved message, “Thanks for being my mom.” $169
The new Fitbit Luxe is a fashion-forward fitness and wellness wristband that’s designed to help users take control of their stress, sleep, holistic health and wellness. It includes motivation to reach fitness goals with Cardio Fitness Score, PurePulse 24/7 heart-rate and sleep tracking, as well as Active Zone Minutes. It’s also available in a cute link bracelet, that’s perfect for a style-savvy mom. Also, new users get a free 6-month trial of Fitbit Premium. $199.95
Call It Spring
She’s not a regular mom, she’s a cool mom, right? Call It Spring’s Gigi kicks features a chunky sole with metallic accents. The shoes include the new B.E.D. Foam technology and are made from recycled mattresses and cushions, that are kind to the planet and your feet. $59.99
One thing that we’re sure of during the lockdown is that everyone is streaming shows and films online. You can’t go wrong with a Netflix subscription. Plans range from $9.99 to $18.99 a month. Check out what’s new on Netflix in May here!
This one helps mom with those stubborn dirt and messes. Using the Premium 3-Stage Cleaning System and 10X the power-lifting suction, no mess is a stress for this robot. The Roomba i7+, $800, robot vacuum remembers multiple floor plans and room names so users can customize cleaning jobs, and direct the robot to clean specific rooms by voice or via the iRobot HOME App.
Perfect for the warmer weather, the Roots Edith Cuffed Dress is easy to slip on and go in comfortable french terry. This dress is styled with cuffed sleeves, an unfinished hem and side seam pockets. It’s perfect for Spring work from home days. $70
Dynamite Clothing’s Light Flowy Jacket makes an effortlessly cool statement, even while working from home. It’ll put a spring in mom’s step as she goes about her day! $89.95
While the work from home trend is not going anywhere, we suggest the ‘80s Tennis Short, a cute and comfy option for every mom. $24.95
Amazon Prime Video
There are several options to stream on Amazon Prime Video. From Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse to the comedy Upload, there’s a mom who will love the gift of streaming. A subscription is available for $7.99 per month.
The Allbirds Wool Loungers is a minimalist slip-on shoe made with soft, temperature regulating Merino wool. It’s ultra comfort for mom as she carries out daily errands. $135
Valmont Cosmetics’ new Hydra3 Eye emulsion, $180, infuses the skin around the eye with water on three levels: it acts as an immediate hydrating wave, diffuses a gradual drip under the skin, and forms a deep reservoir. Skin around the eye is full and plumped, dark circles are faded. The look is fresh and smooth.
We’re sure mom would fancy a nice new dress this Spring. Reformation is known for their stellar selection of dresses. We suggest gifting mom this pretty Nikita dress, $358, which is fitted in the bodice and waist with a relaxed fitting skirt. Also, Reformation just launched the Ref Shoes 2.0 collection that features design-minded styles and are more sustainable than your average dress shoe, plus Ref shoes are 100% recyclable. How cute are these Selene Lace Up Kitten Heels Sandal, $335?
Audible.ca lets you listen to thousands of audiobooks, original premium podcasts, and more. If you’re looking to gift a subscription ($14.95 a month), members can enjoy a variety of free podcasts including those released through Audible’s collection of Canadian Audible Originals. On May 9, give mom the perfect escape with Sarika Cullis-Suzuki’s podcast, Wild Sounds of Canada, or get mom swept up in Ashley Audrain’s thrilling title, The Push.
Crave provides a selection of shows from Showtimes and HBO, as well as classics you can’t miss. If you’re subscribing to Crave directly, the cost is $9.99/month. The Movies + HBO add-on is an additional $9.99.
If your mother loves jewelry, we suggest the simple and elegant Pave Diamond Round Studs from Mejuri. Handcrafted in 14k solid gold, it’s set with ethically sourced diamonds. $430
Another great option for gifting is from Envello. They offer premium quality, fair priced bedding and bath accessories crafted under ethical and environmentally-friendly manufacturing practices. They just launched new duvet and sheet sets that are the perfect palette for Spring.
If mom’s a Disney fan, she can stream new titles and watch some of her favorite classics on Disney+, which now also includes Star. It is available for $11.99 a month or $119.99 a year.
Another streaming option with a bunch of interesting titles is Apple TV+. From award-winning comedy Ted Lasso to The Morning Show, this streaming service is available for only $4.99 a month.
Give the mom in your life the gift of quality British entertainment this Mother’s Day! A BritBox subscription is the perfect gift for the mom who loves great storytelling, as BritBox is home to the largest collection of British streaming content. BritBox has premium content for every mom – whether she loves true crime, mysteries, classic period dramas or everything in between. At $89.99, a subscription to BritBox is the gift that gives all year long!
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