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What To Get Mom On Mother’s Day 2014?

This Sunday, May 11, 2014, is Mother’s Day! This official holiday has been celebrated since 1914.  On this day it can be hard to narrow down the perfect gift for the perfect woman in your life.  There are a few obstacles a doting son/daughter faces when choosing the perfect gift, such as: Distance, Mom has everything, No money,First time dad, etc. Here are some lovely Etsy-Inspired, Pinterest-Inspired, DIY, We-Got-You-Covered type of ideas.

What To Get Mom On Mother’s Day 2014?

When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child. ~Sophia Loren, Women and Beauty

The Long-Distance Mom

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Bouquet of Flowers

Mother’s Day  is the mother of flower sales, with just under $2 billion spent on plants. Flowers are great because they can be ordered over the phone or online, for the ones who love their mom but just can’t be with them on this honored day. Flowers say the beautiful words that you can’t, they brighten a room and linger for days serving as a constant reminder of your love for her.

The New Mom

Personalized Jewelry: A ring, a necklace or a bracelet with inscribed names or birthstones.   Dozens of beautiful examples can be found here.






Because it’s necessary….

  • Spa Day
  • House Cleaner

Because of the up-all-nighters…..

  • Coffee Gift Cards
  • Nook/Ipad/Notebook/Kindle

The Mom Who Has Everything 

Does she have a green thumb? Unique flowers or a favorite tree she can plant. Take this further and plant it with her.  Add a poem or some new gardening tools.
Does she love to cook and/or entertain?  Check out these cute and clever selections from The Cutting board Shop on Etsy.mom 5 mom 6






The Sentimental Mom

Personalize a gift by adding your own words, quotes, poem or song lyrics. “To Sir With Love” by LuLu can be quite fitting after omitting “To Sir” portions of the lyrics.

These two framed pieces plus hundreds more can be found on Etsy.  Don’t hesitate to create your own, add that personal touch with unique memories and  special pictures.

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Handmade With Love For Mom

Dear Young Dads,

It’s time to plan something special for the mother of your children.  On holidays like Mother’s Day, nothing says, “We love you,” like a personalize handmade gift.  Shown here are two easy-to-make yet mom-is sure-to-love-it favorites!

A few craft supplies, the perfect frame and a dash of creativity on your part, then voila “Her Family Tree.”  It’s thoughtful, stylish and chic.

Does she drink coffee or tea? A hand painted mug just might be the perfect gift for mom. Find out how-to here.

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Frame the “Family Tree” with His, Hers and Their handprints

Hand Painted Coffee Mugs for Mom

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