The bad news: You feel terrible for not already selecting and wrapping a gift for your mom before today. With multiple offers, buyers dragging you around and inspection issues calling your name, its been impossible to get to the store! The good news: We have just the list to bail you out! If you thought all was lost, look no further!
So if you’d like to give your mom a real gift that you didn’t have to strain your brain to come up with, here are some last minute ones, courtesy of the one and only Martha Stewart, to consider:
- Chocolate covered strawberries are the height of decadence and always make someone feel special. And you can bet that your mom would never make them for herself.
- Scallop the edges of parchment paper to wrap and hold a beautiful bouquet of flowers.
- Create a new floral pattern by selecting one gorgeous flower and showcasing it in lovely slender vase. This is a low maintenance floral gift that is not low impact.
- How about a great bottle of wine paired with a tea towel that suggests to your mom what to eat with that sparkling burgundy. Wine pairing towel sets are definitely trending.
- Long Live the Good Long Life is Martha Stewart’s latest contribution to cooking healthy, delicious means. Pair the cookbook with a lovely copper pan.
- Whether home made or store bought, tell you mom you love her on paper. Pair your note with a collection of Mary Oliver’s poems.
- Because presentation is everything, prepare you mom a delicious berry crepe in a fancy crepe frame.
- No woman, including your mother, can ever have enough stylish pouches to hold her lipstick, cash and latest electronic gadget.
- Vibrant, vintage inspired expresso cups will brighten your mom’s mornings.
- Sentimental sparkles that combine photos of your mom’s children and/or grandchildren with a glittery photo card will bring smiles each and every time your mom sees them.
- The ultimate stylish accessory is a great scarf .
- If you want to go all out, how about giving your mom and her patio a bright upgrade of pillows, chairs and baskets.
Bottom line, for most moms out there – hugs, kisses, loving words and warm smiles will do the trick on Mother’s Day. The rest is gravy.