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Celebrate Her with These Soothing, Savvy, Sparkly Gifts

Celebrate Her. She a mother, a grandmother, an aunt, a daughter, a sister, a wife, cousin, a teacher, a best friend and so much more. Women stand on the daily forefront of our lives, most often giving so much and asking so little. Celebrate her, just because she is worth it and she deserves it. Each year, one day, Mother's Day is declared as a national holiday celebrated on the second Sunday in May. Celebrate her every day in appreciation of all of the beauty and blessings that only she can share with the world.

Celebrate Her 
With These Soothing, Savvy, Sparkly Gifts

I know that I am not the easiest person for family and friends to find just the right gift for on special occasions, or ever. My personal preferences are usually for memorable experiences, sentimnetal personalized keepsakes or good ole' quiet time.   Many of us struggle to find the perfect gift, and appreciate a little her in selecting all-occasion gifts. Here are some of our top picks to celebrate her with these soothing, savvy and sparkly gifts.

DIY At-Home Spa Bath

There are so many ways to create a DIY gift. Create an at-home spa with her 
fave magazines, chilled wine, water or even a cup of tea, chocolates, essential oils, and Epsom Salt to ease soreness and help soak the day away. Epsom Salt is always in supply in our home for those hat, relaxing bubble baths.

Here's how to create an at-home spa bath-

1. Add 2 cups of Epsom salt to a warm bath in a standard-sized bathtub. 

2. Soak for at least 12 minutes. (or 2 hours, easily!)

3. Feel your muscles relax and unwind.


The nameless, faceless member of our family is my faithful "Mommy Bag". Supplying any and every one of my familiy's desires, my "Mommy Bag" must provide a combination of function and fashion. Finding eBags, the online destination for bags and all things travel has been such a valuable resource for not only myself, our entire family travels in style.

"We're not just delivering bags, we are delivering the bag that's absolutely right for your particular journey. When searching for the perfect bag, feedback matters and choice counts - we've amassed more than 3 million unbiased customer reviews. With eBags, you can quickly browse over 55,000 bags to find THE bag. Easy. Efficient. Perfect." Available online at eBags.com.

Simply Yours Day Planner

Addressing the needs of multitudes of multi-taskers, similar to themselves, the creative team fueling Bailey Craft Planners have developed the Simply Yours Day Planner. Following extensive research and development, these enterprising moms have invested their time and talents into an organizational day planner fully functional in our active lifestyles. I don't know what I would do without my Simply Yours Day Planner! 

The Simply Yours Day Planner measures 7 x 9" featuring 100 double sided pages and a durable stylish cover with metal spiral coil binding. Easily visible, the double page monthly calendar spread showcases a 7 day week at a glance. Including additional pages for vacation planning,ninternet passwords, bills, gifts, shopping/to do list and a durable folder pocket, celebrate her love of organization with Simply Yours Day Planners.

bittersweet by Maria Shireen

As a curly-haired girl, I have a sincere, personal interest in bittersweet By Maria Shireen Hair Tie Bracelets. These stylish and trendy accessories are ideal to celebrate her whether she's on-the-go, working, athletic or traveling about. Beautifully fashioned, these hair tie bracelets secure elastic band hair ties in a trendy, stylish manner. 

Available in black, gold, silver and rose gold styles, bittersweet by Maria Shireen hair tie bracelets are just as lovely with or without a hair band. Celebrate her and join so many women that have made the decision to #FreeTheWrist from unsightly hair ties with mariashireen.com.


New mom will really appreciate the innovative, new NeoTop Infant Formula Dispenser. NeoTop offers the convenience of fast and accurate formula measuring and an innovative design that's clinically-proven to be 80% more effective at preventing germs from getting into infant formula than other methods currently on the market.

The NeoTop was developed by a father of three and leading neonatologist with more than 30 years of experience. The first-of-its-kind, full-size powdered infant formula dispenser is both designed and made in the USA. Constructed using the highest-quality food-grade Eastman Tritan™ copolyester, the NeoTop is BPA-free, dishwasher-safe, and comes apart easily for cleaning and sterilizing. Available at theneotop.com.


A relaxing footbath is an indulgent treat that is often overlooked. With inventive, soothing new Soakees and approximately 3 - 4 cups of water and preferred soaking solution for each foot, sit back, relax and enjoy the comforting sensation. Soakees are easy to sanitize, reusable and accomodate any size foot. Relief  and relaxation are available wherever you are seated with compact, travel-ready Soakees. Serving as a useful solution for healing injuries to the feet, ankles and sore muscles, Soakees are convenient for for use with an ice pack or warm compress. Designed by a talented, female entrpreneur, celebrate her with Soakees.

Lifestyles are so fast-paced and to maintain optimal health, sometimes supplements are necessary. Vitamins and medication are very often essential requirements on a daily basis. The Style Rx Designer Pill Box Case is a stylish, discreet daily helpful and healthful reminder that is small enough to carry in a purse, gym bag or carry-on for secure on-the-go storage. Available in two trendy, original patterns printed on cotton canvas, StyleRx closes with a secure and powerful magnetic closure for safety.

Conveniently adaptable for other health essentials, including an Epi Pen, by removing the sectioned pill box insert from its Style Rx outer case, the Epi Pen fits perfectly inside. Each section of the pill box has the capacity to hold 6 fish oil capsules or 20 ibuprofen tablets per daily compartment. The pill box insert is washable, interchangeable, and versatile- it's also an organized way to travel with items such as small jewelry pieces, ear buds, phone charger, and so much more. Celebrate her with an original inspiredbydawn.com StyleRx, available at select shops in several states and Bermuda.

Bundle Organics

Bundle Organics recently launched their newest organic, non-herbal teas created especially for pregnant and nursing moms. Already successfully featuring a line of organic, prenatal juices, Bundle Organics has partnered with luxury tea purveyor Harney & Sons to offer pregnancy and lactation support caffeine-free teas designed specifically for pregnant and nursing moms.

Featuring two flavorful, pregnancy teas, Nausea Relief Tea and Pregnancy Wellness Tea, designed with whole-food based, OBGYN-approved ingredients such as lemon, ginger, and rooibos specially combined to cater to the unique needs of moms during all stages of their pregnancy. Bundle Organics Lactation Support Tea includes ingredients like fenugreek and fennel that have been shown to be effective in helping to boost milk supply for nursing mothers.


Giftagram app is an extra special way to celebrate her and giveback to a worthy cause. Giftagram is gifting a portion of its Mother’s Day proceeds to Baby2Baby, an organization which provides low-income children (ages 0–12) with essential items such as diapers, clothing and all the basic necessities that every child deserves to have.

Send a gift anywhere in the United States or Canada using the Giftagram app with 3 simple taps on a smartphone or tablet. Discover leading local, national and international brands and experiences in lifestyle and design while shopping from curated gifting categories to narrow down your search.

NET Effects

As a green-living, "crunchy mama" the brand new collection of beautifully designed, zero-waste bags and totes made by talented and resourceful Cambodian designers for NET Effects have commanded my attention. The bags are each crafted from repurposed pieces of industrial and agricultural remnants into a stylish bag that represents "a confident sense of culture, social responsibility, and a well-traveled woman".

Aside from the amazing craftsmanship, the beauty of NET Effects shines in the sustainability and actions toward positive change for the women of Cambodia, providing safe work conditions, training, and a source of income.
Sales help to benefit the social mission of Nothing But Nets, an organization providing mosquito nets to families in need.
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