Grandma. Stepmom. Favorite aunt. You know – the lady who packed lunches, let you take the car out, and gave you a pep talk after your first failed relationship. Now, it’s time to show her how much you care. Can’t decide what to pick up? Take cues from a few of our associates.
Go for Something Nostalgic
“My mom always said this to me as a kid, but I think it’s true at every age. I know she’ll love to hang this in her home.” – Kayla S., Assistant Event Producer
Cater to Her Craft
“My mom is always looking for unexpected ways to make her cakes more festive. The bright, unexpected touch of whimsy in this flag set fits the bill.” – Shannon T., Delivery Project Manager
Guarantee (Happy) Tears
“My mom has stacks and stacks of photo albums, so I’m going to surprise her by framing a few forgotten favorites.” – Kelly H., Social Media and Site Writer
As soon as the seasons change, so does my skincare regimen. Sure, I slather on the SPF-infused moisturizer year-round, but now that it’s spring, I’m looking to liven up my pale Northeast complexion – without any damaging rays of sun. Cue Clarins to the beauty rescue.
I spoke with one of the brand’s insiders, who gave me the scoop on its new Radiance-Plus Golden Glow Booster. Which, as it happens, is what super-chic celebrity stylist Sophie Pera uses to maintain her enviably bronzed complexion. I dare you to tell me you’re not preemptively obsessed after watching the video below.
In case you were wondering, Mother’s Day didn’t just form out of thin air. Its beginnings are credited to Anna Marie Jarvis, daughter of Ann Jarvis, a Civil War–era social activist whose Mothers’ Day Work Clubs aided both Confederate and Union solders. After her mother’s death, Anna Jarvis passed out carnations (now the traditional Mother’s Day flower) to each congregation member at her mother’s church in West Virginia. She embarked on a campaign to make Mother’s Day a recognized holiday, which she achieved in 1914.
There you have it. Now, on to the fun part – the shopping. Whether she’s your mom, grandmother, step, part-time, or pseudo-mother, show your appreciation – because with all the battles you put her through, she cared enough not to throw her arms up in the air and say, “F$%& this, I’m out of here.” Phew. Thanks, Mom.