Gifts, Holidays, Mother's Day

15 unique Mother’s Day Gifts Mom Will Love

Mother's Day Gifts

 

It’s upon us once again!  Mother’s Day is coming up fast and if you are like me you are scratching your head wondering what to get your dear, beloved momma.  At this point in my Mom’s life, she seems to have everything she needs or wants – she’s not high maintenance like me.  So I try to find unique gifts that she will enjoy using. I’ve compiled a list of 15 different gifts to get your mom that she will love!

  1.  Mom Fuel Coffee Mug

    This mug is perfect for busy moms.  Fill with your favorite beverage…shhh we won’t tell if you put wine in there! 😉

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2.  Mother’s Day Spa Gift Basket

This is just what mom needs to pamper herself!

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3.  Eat it or Starve Trivet

Everyone Mom knows what it’s like having to find something everyday to cook for dinner.  This funny trivet is perfect for expressing how we all feel on some days.

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4. Zebra Print Tea Kettle

This quirky whistling tea kettle is perfect for making tea but also as a kitchen decor as well!

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5.  School of Fish Stemless Wine Glasses

These wine glasses hold 17 ounces and are perfect for relaxing with your favorite wine or cocktail!

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6. Mother’s Day Relaxation Gift Basket

Perfect excuse for Mom to sit and relax.  Assorted tea, a mug with a nice poem about moms and a cute decorative sign that says “Housework won’t kill you but why take the chance?” Plus a magnet that let’s mom know how much she means to you!

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7.  Simple Pleasures Bath Bomb Gift Set

4 individually wrapped bath bombs in assorted scents all wrapped up in a pretty gift box with a bow.  Mom will love it!

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8.  Metal Wind Chimes Camper Theme

Does Mom love the open road?  Does traveling around in her RV or Camper make her happy?  This decorative wind chime is perfect to decorate her home on wheels or your home without wheels. 🙂

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9.  Mother’s Day Premium Deluxe Spa Gift Basket

This is Premium Deluxe Gift Basket has everything mom needs to relax in style!  Bath Bombs, Shower Gel, Body Scrub, a wonderfully scented candle with a heartwarming message and a bath loofah.

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10.  Mermaid Stemless Wine Glasses

Is your mom free spirited?  Love the beach?  Strong and independent?  Then she will absolutely adore these Mermaid stemless wine glasses!

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11. Mother’s Day Home Decor Gift Baskets

This is definitely a gift for the mom who has everything!  These home decor gift baskets come with a magnet that lets your mom know how much you appreciate her, a cute decorative wooden sign and a sweet ceramic trinket dish that is perfect for keeping keys, change or other odds and end.

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12.  All you need is love and the beach wood sign

Need we say more?  Who doesn’t love the beach?

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13.  Mother’s Day Theme Deluxe Spa Gift Basket

Beautifully displayed gift basket with shower gel, body scrub, bath loofah and heartwarming mom candle as well as a ceramic trinket dish.  Any mom would love to receive this on Mother’s Day!

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14. Plush Throw Blanket with Chevron Pattern

This plush throw blanket is perfect for chilly summer nights and the chevron design adds a stylish look when thrown over the couch or chair.

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15.  Norpro Fresh Herb Keeper

Does your mom love to cook?  She will love these fresh herb keepers.  Perfect to have in the refridgerator to always have your favorite herbs on hand!

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If you are still looking for other ideas for Mother’s Day you can read my blog post from last year.

I will be spending mother’s day with my own mother this year.  The first time in 20 years!  I am so excited!  Hopefully this year will be better than last year’s mother’s day.  You can read all about that here.

Until Next Time,

Kathie

 

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Christmas, Entertaining, Gifts, Holidays, Mid Century Modern

5 Ways to Make Your Home Mid Century Merry

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Welcome back to the blog! Decorating your home in a Mid Century Modern way can add a touch of whimsy and uniqueness to your home for the holidays. Here are some things you can do to add a little Mid Century Modern Christmas magic to your home this year.

1. Make homemade Christmas decorations.

There are a few reasons why you should make your own homemade decorations. It may be difficult to find Mid Century Modern Christmas ornaments, stockings, and other decorations in an average store. Another reason to make your own decorations is that was what was popular (and often necessary) to do back then. People were into making their own items back then even more so than they are now. You will also be able to customize your own looks and colors. These decorations do not need to be complicated. Here are some ideas for mid-century modern Christmas decorations from DIY you can make. This DIY Starburst Wreath by PMQ for Two is beautiful!  Click Here for instructions on how you can make your own!

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2. Opt for a unique Christmas tree.

Instead of picking out a fake green evergreen tree, look for one that is white, silver, pink, or teal aluminum. If it is sparse, that is even better! Trees that were smaller and sparser were all the rage back in the 1950s. If you can’t find an aluminum tree in the store, you can always cover your tree with lots of tinsel, or even spray paint a tree to coordinate with your theme better.

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3. Choose designs you will be able to use all year round.

While choosing items to add to your home, it can be really fun to add items that are specific to Christmas and the holidays, but some items can add to your home all year round and be used for other holidays as well. For example, these vintage champagne glasses would be amazing to use for New Year’s Eve and any other special toast:

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4. Plan on hosting a party!

Once you have decorated your house in this special way, plan to show it off! You can serve fabulous cocktails in these green wine goblets that just scream Christmas!

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Or if you want to bring a little gold to the party look at this gorgeous Vintage Bohemia Czech Crystal Cocktail set.

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5. Go all out!

Let your theme extend into all areas of your celebration! Bake cookies for the holiday and sing carols by the piano. Give Mid Century Modern gifts and wrap your presents in fun retro wrapping paper. Make popcorn garlands and gather around the Christmas tree. Have fun with your theme and remember the simplicity and fun of the 1950s and 60s.

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Until Next Time,

Kathie

Gifts, Mother's Day

20 Last Minute Mother’s Day Gifts That Won’t Break the Bank

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20 Last Minute Mother’s Day Gifts

(That Won’t Break the Bank)

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Ok, who else is scrambling around trying to decide what to buy Mom for Mother’s Day? Can I get a show of hands?  I know there are a few of us out there who haven’t even thought about what to buy yet.

Below you will find 35 last minute Mother’s Day Gifts that can be ordered from Amazon and if you have Amazon Prime you will receive it within 2 business days.  Sweet!  If you don’t have an Amazon Prime account you can sign up at Try Amazon Prime 30-Day Free Trial

1. Rustic 4×6″ Picture Frame – by Malden International Designs

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2. 12 Fresh Cut Rainbow-Swirl Roses w/Vase – by Kabloom

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3. Picnic Backpack Bag with accessories – by Apollo Walker

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4. Mom and Me Cookbook – by Annabel Karmel

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5. Whistling Tea Kettle, Owl – by Supreme Housewares

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6. Glass Coral Tree with Ornaments 6″ – by LSArts

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7. Wine Bottle Stopper “Mom’s Little Helper” – by Deco Flair

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8. Wooden Decorative Sign “I’m so lucky…” – by About Face Designs

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9. Crystal Winetini Glasses 17 oz. – by Rolf Glass

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10. 50×60 Inch Quilted Throw – by Duke Imports

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11. Iced Tea Glasses 14.5 oz. – by Rolf Glass

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12. Stoneware Mug with Mother Poem – by Petals

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13. Mango Pear Spa Gift Set – by Freida Joe

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14. Bath Bombs Gift Set – by Hanza

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15. Prayer for My Mom Wall Art – by James Lawrence

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16. Bamboo Cutting Serving Board for Mom – by Stocking Factory

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17. Wood Finish Jewelry Music Box (Wind Beneath My Wings) – by Cottage Garden

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18. Burt’s Bees Classic 6 Piece Gift Set Tin – by Burt’s Bees

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19. Mom Life:  A Snarky Adult Coloring Book – by Papeterie Bleu

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20. Amazon Print From Home Gift Card – by Amazon

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Now you’re all set!  Just have Amazon ship it direct to her and she will love you forever.  Well, we all know she will always love you, but now you won’t feel guilty for forgetting Mother’s Day. 🙂

Until Next Time,

Kathie

Coffee Mugs, Gifts

25 Unique and Funny Coffee Mugs You Can Purchase Right Now

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25 Unique and Funny Coffee Mugs You Can Purchase Right Now

We all have that one person we have difficulty knowing what to get them.  That’s why I love coffee mugs so much.  Everyone likes funny and unique coffee mugs. Heck, I don’t even drink coffee and I love them!

So, I’ve scoured the online shopping universe and found some of the best coffee mugs that will satisfy even the most difficult person on your shopping list.

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  1. The Original Prescription Mug By BigMouth Inc

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2. Do not disturb while watching football mug by Timmer

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3.  Heat Changing Constellation Mug by The Unemployed Philosophers Guild

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4.  I Would Exercise But It Makes Me Spill My Coffee Mug by Clay Art

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5. A.S.A.P. “As Southern As Possible” Mugby About Face Designs

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6. I Can’t Even Mug – by LaTazas & MAUAG Funny Mug Gifts

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7. Badass Trombonist Mug – by Starry Knight Store

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8.  Get Your Shizz Together People Mug – by Stone Creek Boutique

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9.  Ceramic Unicorn Coffee Mug by Comfify

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10.  Rubiks Cube 3D Mug by Paladone

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11.  Handmade Wood Coffee Mug – by WorldWood

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12. I Flunked Anger Management Mug – by BigMouth Inc.

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13. Builder at Work Mug – by Codyne

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14. Nope Not Today Mug – by Boston Warehouse

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15. Sister Poem Mug – by Petals

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16. Hand Painted Vintage Floral Mug – by Moonwind

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17. I Will Not Knit Today Mug – by CoolShirtDesigns

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18. Nurses Earn Their Wings Mug – by About Face Designs

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19. I Like Big Cups and I Cannot Lie – by AmazCups

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20. Grenade Mug – by BigMouth, Inc.

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21. Dear Mom Mug – by Smashed Banana

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22. Violin Handle Mug – by Buyneed

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23. The Original Donut Mug – by BigMouth, Inc.

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24. Handcrafted Peacock Mug – by Claybox

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25. F Bomb Mug – by BigMouth, Inc.

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Which ones did you like best?  I seriously love #21.  I gave it to my parents for Christmas. My family had a good laugh over that one – even my bratty sibling!

Until Next Time,

Kathie