With just 21 shopping days left until Christmas, and the holiday shopping season in full swing, the annual struggle deciding what to buy loved ones is in full effect. While gift giving may be an art, here is a gift guide filled with 10 ideas, all products $50 or less, to satisy every type of mom this holiday season:
What better gift to give a homebody than a pair of new pajamas? Give your mom the gift of comfort this holiday season by gifting her classic Victoria’s Secret Sleepover Cotton Pajamas. The two-piece set, made with lightweight, soft cotton, is currently available in 11 colors and is on sale at VictoriassSecret.com for $39.50. According to the lingerie retailer, these particular pajamas are “the cozy secret to a good night’s sleep."
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Forget packing tabasco sauce in your purse -- every foodie will now be safe to eat out at questionable joints without the fear of having to endure bland cuisine. The Mobile Foodie Survival Kit from Uncommon Goods offers 13 varying herbs and spices, each sealed in travel-friendly 1.5-tablespoon containers. The item, which has received an average score of 4 out of 5 in over 68 customer-reviewed ratings, is currently retailing for $26.
Candy may be seen strictly as a stocking stuffer, but giving the gift of the sweet taste of chocolate can be done in style by purcashing the 1-800-Flowers Golden Elegance Gift Tower. The product includes five tiers of delectable Ghirardelli chocolate treats: individually wrapped candy squares, cookies, dark chocolate drops, milk chocolate and butter toffee popcorn. The festive tower, topped with a gold bow, is currently available for sale at 1800Flowers.com for $39.99.
A frequently overlooked neccessity, makeup brushes are tools every good every beauty guru always needs. Fortunately for those looking to save some cash and still get great quality brushes, makeup expert Sonia Kashuk is currently selling a limited edition holiday brush set at Target. The six-piece Gilded Cage Holiday Brush Set is currently for sale on Target.com for $24.99.
Help mom keep up with the recent juicing health craze and give her a personal blender to create smoothies and blended drinks on-the-go this holiday season. While most juicers run for upward of $200 or more, the Oster MyBlend Blender offers similar features for a fraction of the price. The blender, currently available in four bright colors for $29.99 at Bed Bath & Beyond, also includes a 20-ounce BPA-free sport bottle.
Help your working mom keep track of her day-to-day activities with a fashionable agenda. Kate Spade’s 2014 17-month agenda contains laminated tabs, monthly and weekly spreads, an address book and blank pages for note taking. Inspirational quotes are also included throughout the agenda. KateSpade.com is selling the product for $36.00 on their website.
While a gift card is always appropriate for any shopper, the Little Black Bag gives a new twist on letting your fashion-loving mom choose and swap her own accessories. The site allows shoppers the chance to buy bags, shoes, tech accessories, fashion jewelry and more at a 70 percent discount. Unloved gifts can also be returned to the site by virtually swapping items with other shoppers. A Little Black Bag gift card can be purchased in denominations ranging from $15 to $500.
If your mom enjoys receiving gifts that have sentimental value, give her a way to remember you every day by gifting her a Red Envelope’s sterling birthstone stacking ring. The product, which currently has a 4 out of 5 positive rating from customers, allows you to choose a specific birthstone to set into a singular sterling silver band. Each ring (sizes range from 6 to 8) and lab-created stone can be purchased at RedEnvelope.com for $48.00.
Give a new mom a gift that allows her to give back to herself (and some peace of mind) while also bonding with her baby. The Shiva Rea Mama & Baby Yoga DVD offers new moms the informational tips on how to better their yoga skills while losing weight and toning muscles and spending quality time with her child. Gaiam.com is currently offering the 3-in-1 DVD for $14.98.
Say goodbye to typical pen and paper notetaking and say hello to the Boogie Board. While not the most advanced piece of machinery on the market, Brookstone’s Boogie Board LCD Writing Tablet (with stylus) gives mom the ability to write to-do lists in a green, more tech-efficient way. Available in five colors, the tablet’s battery life lasts for up to 50,000 erases and weight just 4.2 ounces. Buy the Boogie Board tablet at Brookstone.com for $39.99