May first usually means one thing for me: it’s time to start narrowing the field of iPhone screenshots and email forwards I’ve collected in search of the perfect gift for the leading lady in my life. Whether it’s your mama, grandmother, MIL, or that special life mentor who has always felt like a mom, May fourteenth is just around the corner. Here are some of our favorite ideas for Mothers Day 2017:
1. You Are Special Every Day Plate
We love this reminder for the mothers in our lives! Claire Parrish Pottery in Richmond, Virginia, handcrafts these creations, making each one as unique as your own mom. Its warm, organic feel mixes seamlessly with everyday ware or fine china occasions. Pair with a note of a memory when you felt extra special because of something your mother did for you! Find it here.
2. Legacy Letters by India Hicks
These classic designs will have mothers and daughters saying ooh la la! Inspired by the iconic designs of her father, David Hicks, India Hicks’ geometric alphabet is an absolutely stunning addition to any outfit. We’re pairing ours with effortless white tees and jeans for an upstyled everyday look. Find it here!
This is our most unique gift yet: give mom the gift of her ancestry! This home-based saliva collection kit arrives to your door gift wrapped and ready to unveil the intricacies of mom’s genetic makeup. The time to process a sample is six to eight weeks. Currently, 23andMe is offering twenty-dollars off Ancestry service (usually $99) and the Ancestry + Health service (usually $199). No code is necessary to take advantage of this offer. Find it here!
How adorable is this cheeky wine glass? We cannot get enough of bright, unexpected touches on the bar cart, and this glass does just the trick! Buy a set for you and mom to share a glass of Pinot over secrets. We love the idea of pairing this with mom’s favorite bottle or splurging with trial membership to Naked Wines! Naked Wines is a wine subscription service offering next day delivery on winery-direct spirits. Find the wine glasses here. Get a discount on Naked Wines Here!
5. Ice Mold and Wine Bottle Chiller
For the entertainer, this ice mold turned wine bottle chiller is guaranteed to make a statement at the next Supper Club! Fill the mold with fresh fruits, flowers, or herbs for an unexpected addition to the buffet. The stately stainless steel base helps your ice creation last up to six hours. For an added bonus, add at pair of our featured Hair of Dog wine glasses! Find it here!
6. I love you more than cheese Card
This card says it all; I love you more than cheese, mama! This is the finishing touch for any of the items listed on our gift guide. If your mother has the same relationship with cheese we do, she’ll certainly understand the depth of meaning in this message. Pass the brie, mama! Find it here.
7. Pressing Pause: 100 Quiet Moments for Moms to Meet with Jesus
Life is synonymous with life in the fast lane, often juggling many more tasks than we thought humanly possible! (Here’s look at you, SuperMom; we don’t know how you do it!) This devotional book is designed to help mom reset, refocus, and return to the calmness of basking in the Word. We love the idea of having two of these to work through as a mother-daughter team! Find it here!