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Are you looking for affordable Mother’s Day shopping for Mom or Grandma, Friends or Aunties?  Look no further!  These original gifts span the spectrum of humorous, eco-friendly, brain enhancing, body comfort, practical and stylish.  We encourage you to shamelessly forward this article to your kids or spouses with a big “HINT HINT LOVE THIS.” Easy One Click Shopping right here on BA50.  All photos link to the websites, so feel free to browse and shop their websites for additional beautiful unique items. We are proud to say that many of these items are BA50 women owned businesses!

1.  Bold Declaration of Mom Love!

love you mom pears Tell your mom she’s loved year ‘round with these handmade polymer clay pears from Skyeart on etsy.com. Completely handmade —  painted and finished off with a coat of high quality varnish for years of enjoyment. Mom can display them for all to see (her friends will be jealous) at home or at work.  $32.00. You may want to forward this link to your kids (HINT HINT).

2.  Jewelry That Is Truly Addicting!

addiction 4 set Addiction Jewelry is truly Addictive! Nazy Rad creates one of a kind stackable bracelets & necklaces.  Exquisite semi-precious stones and beads, Swarovski crystals, 18K gold plating and sterling silver, handmade by Nazy, with uniqueness in mind– all one of a kind!   You can customize your own!…..NOW IN BLOOMINGDALE’S (and be sure to tell them you found these on BA50)!! Find them on Facebook at Addiction Jewelry – willalso be available on their website soon.   Prices vary from $75 and up depending on materials.  BA50 thinks this is irresistible   You may just buy this for yourself for Mother’s Day.

3.  Support the Bees-Lease a Honey Hive For Mom and Get Honey All Summer: BA50 votes this most unique gift!

Rent mother nature   For the nature loving mom, best eco-friendly gift imaginable!  Send honey straight from the hives to your mom all summer long. Receive a personalized Honey Hive Lease announcing your sweet gift, includes Progress Reports on the royal goings-on in the honey hives.  Each of these flower-specific honeys have an individual fragrance and distinctive taste.  The pure, 100% natural honey is sent, straight from the hives, to mom throughout the summer. We do all the work and you get all the raves (while helping support America’s family farms & apiaries). $59.95 For more information, Visit: Rent Mother Nature  P.S. Check out the rent a goat and rent a lamb on their website.

4. The Coziest and Most Beautiful Blanket She Will Ever Own (from Chappy Wraps)

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Quite simply, chappywraps are the most wonderful blankets you could ever bring to your home.  A unique, cotton, jacquard weave provides the absolute softest and warmest wrap of comfort you could want for yourself or family. With endless designs, there is indeed a chappywrap for everyone.  Note to file, Ronna and Felice both love theirs.

5.  Hot Girls Pearls:  Keep Mom Laughing And In Style With A “Manage Menopause” Theme

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Imagine never having to say “Is it hot in here, or is it me?” Hot Girls Pearls are a fabulous gift for menopausal moms and friends. The first fashionable freezable jewelry to keep you cool at the hottest of times for the hottest of flashes.  Great for a mother’s day gift, and all year round!!!! Available in two sizes, 16″ and 18″ Classic White Cooling Necklace  (Insulated Travel Purse with Ice Pack Included) Price includes special 10% discount for BA50 readers:  $81.00 (16″) /$90.00 (18″).  Contact senseandhumor@comcast.net to purchase from a brand new BA50 vendor that we found even before she opened up her retail store.

 

6.   The Violet Femme Necklace the loft necklace

This stunning necklace radiates with sophistication and style – just like your mother. Handpicked by BA50 fashionista Lisa Beth Bamel from The Loft, this necklace celebrates the gift of motherhood, and is set with an intention that the wearer reaches her highest and greatest good. Happy Mother’s Day from The Loft New England, a BA50 owned Business!   $56.00 

7.  Unique jigsaw puzzle featuring a front page of The New York Times

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The perfect gift for mom!  Piece together history with this unique jigsaw puzzle featuring a front page of The New York Times. Select any date from 1851 to the present (her birthday, perhaps?). This puzzle, not available anywhere else, is an ideal gift for special occasions like birthdays, anniversaries and retirement– and of course, mother’s day!  $44.95 and free shipping with this code: APRILSHIP expires 5/3

8.  Personalized Notes For Mom

cards and envelopes Laura Tarrish of Bridgetown Papers creates stylish custom notecards. Give her any topic and she will find a graphic icon to match your hobbies, passions, profession or identity. All cards are printed on lovely rag paper with matching envelopes in any of 20 luscious colors (3 choices per order if you prefer an assortment!) $100 for 30.

9.  For the Crossword Puzzle lover

 

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  This canister, perfect for holding coffee or sugar, displays a must-have novelty pattern that brings fun, plus quality, to the kitchen counter. Designed and manufactured by Fishs Eddy and The New York Times, this quirky piece is white and black, with highlights in retro green. Microwave and dishwasher safe. $7.99 and free shipping with this code: APRILSHIP expires 5/3

10.  Floral Embroidered Sheer Wool Scarf from Pam’s Pashmina’s

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Bold and beautifully embroidered, these sheer, lightweight merino wool scarves pop with color and style. So much fun to wear as a stylish all season scarf or wrap that the editors couldn’t resist buying one while we were looking!  BA50’s get free shipping with coupon code: AF50SPRING  $56.oo

11.  Jewelry and Accessories from reVetro, for the Eco-Conscious Mom

after50imagereVetro is a daughter and mother-in-law team who has been designing and creating jewelry together since 2000. Their jewelry and accessories are handcrafted from repurposed glass bottles and recycled materials. reVetro sells a limited selection of their most popular items on their www.revetroglass.com website and a vast array of unique jewelry is added daily on their reVetro Etsy Shop www.revetro.etsy.com. BA50 readers can get 20% off upcycled jewelry items on both their websites– use code: BETTER

12.  Spoil Mom With a Hand Woven 100% Turkish Cotton Robe

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Ever since we first introduced this delightfully cozy robe to our site, our Pleated Bathrobe has become an instant fan favorite – with its soft ruffles and sweet detailing, it’s hard not to fall in love with its luxuriously dreamy composition and simple rustic charm. Hand woven with 100% Turkish Cotton, spoil your mother this year with something thoughtful and unique. Our Pleated Robe is a timeless piece she can be sure to enjoy for years to come. $130

13.  Sisco & Berluti Bracelets!

IMG_5452_edit Made of semi-precious beads and Swarovski crystals, Sisco & Berluti bracelets make the perfect gift no matter the occasion or a treat for yourself any day!  Devoted fans include celebrities like Jessica Alba, Halle Berry and First Lady Michelle Obama.   As an added bonus, a percentage of all sales is donated back to charity!  Use PROMO CODE BA50 for 10% off your first order and free ground shipping.  Prices range from $40 – $88 each

14. Covered Perfectly Tops

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Discover super-soft, flattering tops that feel great against your skin! Why not surprise your mom with one for Mother’s Day. She will love you for it! They are made in the USA, in sunny Los Angeles. Covered Perfectly offers FREE shipping both ways in the US. Plus, worldwide shipping is also available. Special for our readers: Order here and Save 20% by using code BA50.

15. Savannah Bee Company Luxurious Royal Jelly Body Butter Cream

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A good friend of BA50 Managing Editor Ronna Benjamin swears this is the best hand cream ever, and when she tried it, she agreed!  Available on Amazon– buy it here.

16. Gustare Dipping Duo-Perfect For the Foodie Mom

Dipping DuoCrpSm Is mom a foodie?  Does she love to cook?  Our imported Extra Virgin Olive Oils and Aged Balsamic Vinegars from around the world make affordable holiday, special occasion or hostess gifts for food-lovers or health-conscious family and friends. Our most popular gift box is very affordable and perfect for mom- Tuscan Herb Extra Virgin Olive Oil and 18-year Traditional Balsamic, with two silver pour spouts including a ceramic dipping dish nestled in a Gustare gift box tied with raffia ribbons.   She’ll love it so much, maybe she’ll invite you to dinner!   $58.00  For more gift ideas, go to www.gustareoliveoil.com

17. New York Times Crossword Puzzle Coasters

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Get the top half of any New York Times front page on 4 beautiful, rustic, marble coasters. Geared to mark birthdays, anniversaries and other important life events, these charming 4″ x 4″ coaster makes a unique and personal gift. Perfect Mother’s Day gift! $49.99 and free shipping with this code: APRILSHIP expires 5/3

18. Great Gift Baskets from Westcott Mercantile

mother's day ideas Wouldn’t your mom just love a Retro Kitchen Mom Basket?  This basket includes a set of adorably cute ceramic spring bird measuring cups, a retro style kitchen timer along with a spring green reusable ball mason jar with pastel jordan almonds.  $58. Call or email for other available baskets, all for under $100.00

19. Birthstone Bracelet For Mom Engraved with each child’s name (and don’t forget the dog!) $129.

birthstone braceletThis personalized Birthstone bracelet for Mom features heart charms richly plated with gleaming sterling silver, each engraved with a child’s name. On the surface of each heart is a second heart, plated with 24K gold, that holds a sparkling Swarovski® crystal birthstone. Each heart charm is paired with a matching roundel charm, also embellished with crystal birthstones. Select up to 6 names and birthstones for your bracelet, and then enjoy the added beauty of 2 additional charms – a delicate, dangling open heart charm, and a 24K gold-plated “Love” charm. Strong demand is expected for this child name-engraved jewelry that makes the perfect mother jewelry gift, so order now!

20.  Stylish Bags For The Grandma Who Uses a Mobility Device 

For-Over50-Giftguide Help mom or nanna celebrate her innate style & beauty with a great bag specifically designed to fit on her walker, wheelchair, scooter or power chair.  These attractive bags give women with mobility issues the ability to express their sense of style and have a functional carryall bag to keep their personal belongings at hand.  With over 20 styles to choose from, many of these bags from HDS MEDALLION® can also be detached and used as regular purses. Prices start at $49.95.

21.   Lisa Monahan Metal Works – Modern Handmade Jewelry

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What does the mom (you?) in your life really want for Mother’s Day? I know. Peace + Quiet to last a lifetime. Pure sterling silver; charms and an 18″ venetian box chain, handmade by a mom in MA. And you get a discount with the BA50 discount (see the website for discount info), this is a win-win. 

 

 

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