The various things that your mom does for you that you are thankful to her for
As many people are practicing isolation and social distancing during this difficult time and are therefore unable to attend class in-studio, Orangetheory Fitness has launched At Home™ workouts to continue facilitating a sense of global community amongst not only members, but non-members too. These daily workouts are about 30 minutes long, stem from the actual class template that was planned for each day and incorporate household items as equipment and make a great Mother’s Day gift!
For many moms, a handbag is less an accessory and more a utilitarian carryall, fitting in everything a day could possibly need: Band-Aids, sunscreen, extra hair ties, a bottle of water, sometimes even an emergency PB&J. This year, upgrade your own mom’s go-everywhere, do-everything bag to the Cuyana Classic Structured Leather Tote, one of Wirecutter’s favorite tote bags. It’s large enough to hold water bottles or a bag of string cheese while still looking chic. Take it a step further and add a Cuyana Tote Organization Insert.
Unless the female that you're purchasing presents for doesn't have a romantic bone in her body then possibilities are that she'll value the two-dozen roses that you ought to be getting for her on her birthday. Absolutely nothing states "I Love You, Hunny" than an excellent, old-fashioned arrangement of flowers and a special treat to go along with it!
A woman who has everything has seen it all—and therefore she has very good taste. Enter: French things. These wool-lined slippers from the French company Armor-Lux are oh-so-chic. They'll keep Mom warm and cozy this winter, whether she's putzing around home base or the beach house. (Pssst, they come in men's sizes too if you want to add a pair for Dad!)
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All iterations of the Foreo Luna deep cleanse, but moms who might be a little hesitant about potentially over-exfoliating will be especially delighted with the Foreo Luna 3 for Sensitive Skin. Its silicone touchpoints are 30 percent longer and 25 percent softer than the Luna 2 and operate among 16 power levels, which deliver up to 8,000 pulsations per minute. Bonus: there's an accompanying app with various massage settings designed to firm the jawline, tighten the neckline and cheeks, and treat the eye area. A full charge adds up to a whopping 650 uses, making this one powerful skin-care tool. No wonder it's a Best of Beauty winner.
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.”