Mother's Day gift ideas

May 2, 2008 11:14:19 AM PDT
Lisa Stricker, Woodfield Mall spokesperson, visits ABC7 Chicago with Mother's Day gift ideas.

Most mothers are used to flowers, candy, and cards. So, why not surprise yours with a gift that fits her one-of-a-kind personality.

Whether she's a mom-to-be, or the working mom who does it all, celebrate her in a special way.

1.) Massaging Bedrest with Heat - Brookstone

The perfect way for an expectant or new mother to relax after a long day. Heated massage and concentrated lumbar support. Flexible LED reading light and cup holder. Innovative design allows her to fold the bed rest flat, carry it with the built-in handle, or store under a bed

$125

2.) Digital Photo Frame - Sony Style

Great for the long-distance mom who's away from kids or grandkids. Pre-load it with family photos, and she can keep adding. It stores up to 1,000 images! Large 7-inch LCD display provides vibrant color and crisp detail. Display photos as single image, in thumbnail view, or as slideshow. Features red-eye and over/under exposure correction. Has clock and calendar modes.

$190

3.) Family Bracelet - Things Remembered

For the fashionable mom. She'll have the whole family wrapped around her wrist! Five engravable, sterling silver charms. Feature the names of the kids (or other family members) and their birthdates. Chinese symbol in the center meaning "blessed"

$55 Bracelet, Engraving starts at $6

4.) SmartShopper Grocery List Assistant - Brookstone

For the busy mom (who doesn't always have time to find a pen and paper). All she needs to do is speak into the SmartShopper, and it automatically records and organizes her grocery needs and errands into an easy-to-follow categorized list. Kids and Dad can add items SmartShopper, too -no more scribbled notes. Has 2,500 preloaded grocery items and customizable library. Has hardware for mounting to wall, or magnet for refrigerator. When ready to shop, just press "print" - never forget an item!

$150

5.) Wrought Iron Herb Caddy w/ Pots, Herbs in a Bag and Herb Gardening Book -Crate & Barrel

Great gift set for the mom with the "green-thumb." Kids can help her plant the seeds, watch the herbs grow and gather them for family dinners. Organic Basil and Oregano seeds w/ organic soil. Includes a book so she can expertly grow the herbs and learn different uses for them

$66 total: $8 Herbs in a Bag, $16 "Little Herb Gardens", $42 Herb Caddy

6.) Leather Jewelry Cases -.Executive Essentials

For the traveling mom. She won't have to worry about losing earrings and rings, tangling necklaces, twisting up bracelets. Suede-lined jewelry rolling has deep, medium, and shallow zippered pockets, ring bar and protected earring panel. Mini jewelry box features a removable drawstring pouch, snap-shut pockets and a ring holder.

Jewelry Rolling $45, Mini Jewelry Box $30

7.)Bath and Body Set ? Sephora

Every mom deserves to be pampered! Bubble Bath, Body Wash and post-shower Dry Oil - all with deeply hydrating aloe vera. Lightly scented with a scrumptious combination of tropical jasmine, coconut, sandlewood and Tahitian vanilla.

$44 total: $16 Bubble Bath, $12 Body Wash, $16 Dry Oil

8.) iPhoto Book - Apple Store

Any mom, near or far, will treasure this book. Dads and kids can personalize and create a keepsake book of restored old family photos, favorite family vacations or fun times with mom. Upload photos online, customize the books cover and page layouts. Apple will print it out and ship it to mom wherever she is! Apple is offering a special Mother's Day 20 percent discount on all iPhoto books, order as late as May 4th for on-time Mother's Day delivery.

Starting at $19.99

For more information, log on to www.shopwoodfield.com.


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