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Great Gifts for Mother's Day


Article by shaena engle

Photography by shaena engle

May 9 is Mother’s Day, the one time we set aside to let Mom know we care. Here are some options for gift ideas to make her special holiday one she’ll remember.

For Thirsty Moms 

Aberfeldy Whisky

Mom will love Aberfeldy’s 12-year single malt whisky, scented with spices and honeyed plump fruits with tastes of vanilla and fudge and a smoky finish. $32.99 at

Aperture Cabernet Sauvignon

Sonoma-based Aperture Cellars produces a wide range of Bordeaux style wines from cool-climate vineyards around the county. Their Aperture Cab Vertical Set includes Cabernet Sauvignon’s from 2016, 2017 and 2018. $240 at

Arctic Chill Hard Seltzer

Available in nine refreshing flavors including ginger lime, pineapple pomelo, ruby red grapefruit, raspberry lime, black cherry, fresh lime, strawberry watermelon, mandarin orange and cranberry lime, Arctic Chill Hard Seltzers are made with natural fruit flavors and essences and perfect for a drink break from mom’s busy day. $13.99 at

Broken Shed Vodka

Based in New Zealand, Broken Shed Vodka is crafted with two blended water sources resulting in an all natural vodka with no added sugars and is both gluten and GMO-free. $29.99 at

Tea Forte New Soleil Collection

Head to to order mom a selection of unique handcrafted teas. Whether you choose black, oolong, green, white or herbal, Tea Forté offers a variety of samplers and tea accessories perfect for any tea enthusiast. Mom will love their new Soleil collection, inspired by the warm spring sun with Darjeeling Quince, Cherry Blossom, Wildflower Honey Citrus, Vanilla Rose and Wild Berry Hibiscus. Prices vary, available at 

BSB — Brown Sugar Bourbon

Owned by actor, musician and entrepreneur Jamie Foxx, BSB-Brown Sugar Bourbon is an ultra smooth flavored whiskey featuring notes of brown sugar and cinnamon making it an easy sipping bourbon for every mom. $14.99 at

United Sodas of America

This modernized soda brand has a dozen unique flavors and adds flavor and fun to innovative cocktails, plus the cans are color matched to each flavor. 12 packs for $34.99 at

For the Foodie

Behave Gummy Bears

Mom will love this healthy candy option from Behave Gummy Bears. These keto-friendly, low-sugar and low-carb sweet and sour gummies are $5 per bag at

Restoration Hotel’s Low Country Carrot Cake

Charleston’s famous Restoration Hotel is offering their delicious Low Country Carrot Cake which can be shipped anywhere in the U.S. The four layer decadent cake is perfect for Mother’s Day desserts or with afternoon tea. $75, order at 843.518.5115.

Kerrygold Butter and Cheeses

Crafted from premium quality milk from grass-fed cows on small family farms in Ireland, Kerrygold products deliver a delicious taste on every dish. Prices vary, at local Ralphs and supermarkets.

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Klondike Cones

Klondike’s new ice cream cones are available in vanilla chillin’, nuts for vanilla, classic chocolate, double down chocolate and unicorn dreamin’, all perfect for a sweet dessert on Mother’s Day. $6.99 at supermarkets.

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Southern Caramel

Mom will love these melt in your mouth handmade caramels with a variety of unique flavors to choose from. Their handmade caramel gift set includes a box of sea salted caramel, old fashioned caramel, bourbon caramel and a jar of caramel sauce. $50 at

For the Health-Conscious

Essentia Water

Essentia is the leading ionized alkaline water with a pH of 9.5. It contains electrolytes and has a clean, smooth taste, perfect for keeping mom hydrated throughout the day. $31.50 for a case of 12 at


Help mom unwind and sleep better with JustCBD’s line of gummies, oil tinctures, vape pens, bath bombs and soaps. prices vary at

LIFEWTR Immune Support

LIFEWTR Immune Support hydrates and supports immune function for active moms and features 10 percent of the daily value of Zinc. 12 bottles, $14.99 at

Blossom Essentials Lotus Hydrating Scalp Oil

Packed with 13 hydrating and soothing natural ingredients, this scalp oil protects against flaky and dry scalps. $39.99 at

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Discovery Gift Set from Nature Skin by Canus

Mom will love this Canadian brand of natural skin products made from goat’s milk. Their Discovery Gift Set includes their pure vegetal base soap bar, foaming milk bath, silky body wash and creamy body lotion. $52.76 at

For the Fashionista

Vionic Sandals

Mom can be comfortable and stylish in these Vionic , perfect for any occasion. We love all of the sparkly Lucia Toe Post Sandals with rhinestone and snake-print color options. $89.95 at

Deckers Shoes

Let mom slide into the comfy Deckers X Lab KO-Z slides offering optimal foot support with a thick memory foam. The slide features an EcoTan nubuck leather upper lined with wool for a barefoot feel while keeping feet at an ideal temperature. $130 at

Delicora Jewelry

Designed with simplicity and a timeless style, Delicora has perfect Mother’s Day jewelry sets. Choose from a wide range of semi-precious stones paired with hypoallergenic 14k gold-filled and sterling silver materials. $65 for the Santa Cruz Hoops with seed pearl necklace and earring set at

Ibkul Shirts

Ibkul shirts, jackets and shorts are perfect for active moms. Their clothes create a cooling thermal reaction to stay comfortable on hot and humid days and provide UPF 50+ sun protection, perfect for golfers and tennis lovers. Prices vary at

Outdoor Backpacks and Camping Gear

Outdoor Products has a variety of choices for gear for moms who love the outdoors. She can choose from daypacks, frame packs, hydration packs and camping gear and accessories in various colors and sizes. Prices vary at

For the Homebody

Fresh Cut Paper

These colorful and whimsical earth-friendly creations pop open and bring an eco-friendly joy to any room, available in a wide variety of flowers. $12 at

Nesting Days Baby Wear

Nesting Days provides new moms with an extra hand with their baby carriers and cardigans. Both are sleek and comfortable and provide moms the ability to bond with their newborns. $$48 and $105 at

Shaker 33 Cocktail Shaker

Mom can make cocktails like a pro with the Shaker 33 Cocktail Shaker. This modern, easy-to-open and clean shaker is perfect for making any cocktail, available in black, clear and frosted. $39.95 at

Tovolo Ice Molds

Keep mom’s drink cool with Tovolo Craft Ice molds which melt slowly and stack easily in freezers, available in anchor ice, bulldog ice, rose ice and sports molds. $9.99 - $13.99 at