Here are some of life’s little luxuries—as well as medium and big ones—that are things mom would never buy for herself! They undoubtedly can totally “make” her big day though, and they show a lot of thought and caring!
~*~*~*~*I will make it no secret—I am in love with the mandarin, peach, and orchid of the L’Occitane Neroli & Orchid Collection and you can get the best products in one great set for mom called La Collection De Grasse Neroli & Orchidee Collector’s Set. The box comes with a fancy orchid design and a yellow grosgrain ribbon so you do not even have to wrap it; $85 at L’Occitane stores and loccitane.com.
Alapure Pomegranate & Cassis Body Butter ($19.98) is a completely natural concoction that leaves your skin velvety soft—but the smell is as addicting as the effect on your skin! This wonderful, creamy blend’s secret is that it contains nutrient-rich botanical extracts, and deep-conditioning Tamanu Oil. There’s some lavender mixed in there, too. You’ll almost want to eat this as the scent is so sweet! Check out the other great body butters, lotions and soaps at alapure.com, including the luscious French Vanilla Lotion (also $19.98). The alapure.com site also has great lifestyle articles including how to live a greener life and natural anti-aging tips.
cliquebyroble.com. $59.50 for 1.7 ounce of the EDP.
FragranceNet.com--and has a very comforting scent that combines top notes of grapefruit, pear and raspberry with middle notes of rose, jasmine and apple blossom in perfect union.
yoursummerskin.com. (Many of the SummerSkin garments are multiple use and can be used as skirts, swimsuits cover-ups and scarves!) The purple is my fave color in the Open Cardigan, but there is a killer hot pink as well!
amazon.com), the Electrolux Rapido handheld vacuum provides incredibly long lasting, cordless cleaning power with a 14.4 volt Lithium ION battery. It has unique soft gliding wheels that keep fragile surfaces protected, so you can clean stairs, upholstery, and more really fast. With the crevice tool attachment, you can easily clean tight spots like corners and nooks and crannies of a bookcase.
eastandlo.com). Items are all designed by an experienced "garmento" team who provide high quality with low prices. All items are between $25 and $75! I fell in love with a Wrap Front Shirt the minute I saw it at their press preview, and it’s only $41. The East & Lo crew believes in fashion forward separates and dresses that provide as much fashion as comfort. They have a wonderful sense of retro style when it comes to their dresses, plus the fabric is so soft (dresses are priced at $45 to $75).
niquead.com) are ten bucks, but cards feature illustrations of stylish moms going about their day. Many cards feature embellishments such as crystals and faux pearls! (LB’s cards are as unforgettable as Mom herself!)