1. Momma, You Know I Love YouSource:Getty
No holiday is more important than Mother’s Day. It’s the day we celebrate the women in our lives who loved, nurtured & molded us into the people that we are today. I rack my brain every year looking for the perfect gift for my mom and all the special moms in my life. I’m a sucker for sentimental gifts & as a working mom, I’m always looking for things to make my life more efficient. Here’s the ultimate guide.
2. Apple Watch starting at $349Source:Getty
Set to be released a few weeks before Mother’s Day, Apple Watch is the company’s foray into the Smartwatch world. It’s a phone, a fitness tracker, an iPod, and last but not but not least a watch! http://www.apple.com
3. Erin Condren starting at $50Source:Erin Condren
What busy mom doesn’t love a good planner and these feature inspirational messages! Erin Condren started her business from her home and grew it into a $10 million dollar company. http://www.erincondren.com
4. Mae B Paper starting at $21.95Source:Bianca Lambert
Bianca Lambert wanted to create stationary that was “thoughtful, fashion forward and relatable,” giving you the opportunity to share your gratitude in style. http://www.maebpaper.com
5. Kindle Fire starting at $379Source:Getty
For the mom on the go, the Kindle Fire HD allows you to read and watch your favorite shows from anywhere. http://www.amazon.com
6. Alex and Ani Cupcake Bangle $28
Alex and Ani offer a line of “eco-concious” jewelry with inspirational messages. Their bangle bracelets with custom charms are a fan favorite. http://www.alexandani.com. Alex & Ani teamed up with Race to Erase MS and they will be donating 20% of all sales to support MS research!
7. Bella Crockpot $39.99Source:Macy's.com
If I could sing the praises of my crockpot from the rooftops, I would. It’s the best timesaver, you start your dinner in the morning and by the time you’re home it’s done! http://www.macys.com
8. Salon and SpasSource:Getty
Nothing says I love you mom like the gift of good pampering. Pick the best one in your hometown. If you’re in Harlem, go to BedOfNailNYC.com, tell them Mommy Knows Fresh sent you!
9. Posh Mommy Jewelry starting $90Source:PoshMommyJewelry.com
If your mom, wife, aunt, etc is anything like me, then they will love these sentimental necklaces that can be customized with any name or initial. http://www.poshmommyjewelry.com
10. Nike Air Max 90 Premium Sneakers $140Source:Nike.com
For the mom who’s always on the run, these Nike Air Max sneakers are perfect. You can customize them with the colors of your choice and even include a special message from you to mom. http://www.nike.com
11. Plated starting at $60Source:Getty
It’s important to us to feed our families healthy meals and Plated offers a service where they send you the ingredients to fabulous fresh meals that can be made in your home in no time. Gift cards are available. http://www.plated.com
12. FLO+THEO Skincare starting at $28Source:Flo + Theo
Founded in Queens, NY by sisters Ebony and Mayowa, FLO+THEO is a 100% vegan skincare line. This natural brand makes a perfect gift, and their charcoal soap is a bestseller. http://www.floandtheo.com