Gifting hand creams or lotions is never a bad idea, especially when they're as luxuriously-scented as this coconut-oil-infused Jo Malone Nectarine Blossom and Honey Lotion, which emits the perfect blend of fruity florals that'll linger long after application. This lotion is inspired by London's Covent Garden early morning market, so she'll feel like she's on an English vacation every time she reaches for it.
Estée Lauder's S.O.S. Skincare Repair + Glow Essentials Set helps transform dull-looking skin overnight with a concentrated lineup of the Night Micro Cleansing Foam, Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex II, Advanced Night Repair Intense Reset Concentrate, and Advanced Night Repair Eye Supercharged Complex Synchronized Recovery. These product names are fancy talk for effective products made with hyaluronic acid and algae extract to moisturize, caffeine to improve blood circulation, and fruit extracts (watermelon and apple) to exfoliate — so your mom wakes up with refreshed, soft, and smooth skin.
I’m not a mother to any humans yet, but I am a proud cat mother, and I take every opportunity I can to buy them presents—as the cat mom in your life probably does. This year, we tested the Goody Box from Chewy, which is essentially a gift box that’s filled with some of Chewy’s best cat toys and snacks. It’s the perfect gift for any proud cat-loving mom, as she’ll enjoy watching her kittens pounce around all day with their new toys.
Scrap booking can be really fun and if you are creative, you can make it one of the most cherished and valuable gifts to give to her. All you need to do is think and plan out the framework of the scrap book before starting to work on it. A scrap book that shows how much you appreciate your mother can be the best gift that you can give to her. You can personalize your scrapbook and make it as special as you want by adding more creativity to it.
The test of a mother son relationship comes when another woman enters the life of the son, as a girlfriend or wife. It is at this time that the mother starts feeling really insecure and the relationship is put to test. At this time, the mother should understand that her son has a personal life and not interfere that. At the same time, the son should also assure his mother by saying that she is and will always be the best and no one can take her place. Mothers need to learn to stop holding to their sons and let them go when it is time.
Why take extra care to find the best gifts for Mom this holiday season? Well, for starters, she's your mom! She's family—and she always supports you in all that you do, from when you were little and she was new at this whole mom thing until present day, so the least you can do is try to find the coolest, most personalized gift to delight her. From sweet stocking stuffer Christmas gift ideas for Mom to affordable presents, to more significant, special items she'll fa-la-la-love, we guarantee there's at least one thing here you'll love to wrap up for her.
If the mom in your life has a garden that supplies more bountiful produce than she can eat, if she’s an avid fisher or hunter, or if she just likes to DIY her snacks, she may enjoy an at-home food dehydrator. Drying food from scratch is a time-consuming endeavor, but it’ll let her control the ingredients that go into her dried foods. Of all the dehydrators we tested, the Nesco FD-1018A Gardenmaster Dehydrator was the best at drying apples, beef jerky, onions, and fruit puree evenly. If Mom could use a little drying inspiration, a great accompaniment is The Dehydrator Bible, which Lesley Stockton (staff writer and author of our food-dehydrator guide) called “a good reference for newbies and seasoned food-moisture-suckers alike.”