Mother’s Day Gift Guide
Vans Vintage Floral Old Skool Floral Marshmallow
Originally called the Vans #36, the Old Skool debut in 1977 with a special feature: a random doodle drawn by founder Paul Van Doren, known as the “jazz stripe.” Today, the famous Vans Sidestripe is an instantly recognizable and iconic Vans trademark. Retro vintage floral print gives this low top, lace-up shoe a retro vibe, paying homage to and staying true to its heritage. Featuring sturdy suede and canvas uppers, reinforced toe caps, supportive padded collars, and rubber waffle outsoles. • Vans’ iconic low top, sidestripe shoe • Durable suede and canvas uppers • Vintage-inspired floral print • Lace-up closure • Reinforced toe caps • Supportive padded collars • Signature rubber waffle outsoles
$105.00 CAD available at Vans
RW & CO
Linen Blend Jumpsuit
For the mom to be this beautiful Jump suit from Thyme Maternity is totally on-trend even during pregnancy, despite what you may have heard. You’ll dazzle in this lightweight linen blend jumpsuit, which has adjustable straps and a removable waist sash. With this jumpsuit no need to worry about what size to get, as you can choose your usual size since the design is to fit your changing body during pregnancy. It is recommended to go up a size if you have gained a substantial amount of weight during your pregnancy or if you are expecting twins.
$99.90 available at RW & CO
Little Life Box
Made exclusively for Mother’s Day, “The Mother’s Day Gift Box.” Moms are all unique in their own way, but they all deserve to take a little more time for themselves and enjoy some self-care moments. A family-owned Canadian self-care company, Little Life Box delivers self-care and wellness products to your door every season. Each season’s box contains up to 10 healthy, nutritional, and personal care products, from snacks and teas to pampering items, makeup, skincare, and more. Each season a surprise awaits! Having just celebrated its 10-year anniversary, it has been named “Best Lifestyle Box in Canada” by the Canadian Subscription Box Awards. Why not gift her a subscription she will love, that will arrive effortlessly on her doorstep and serve as a sweet reminder to take care of herself?
$49.99 pay as you go or 1 Year subscription $179.99 available at Little Life Box
In addition to reducing hyperpigmentation and dark spots, this 10% niacinamide concentrate also unifies the complexion, improves skin texture, and reduces fine lines, wrinkles, loss of firmness, etc. This treatment detoxifies, promotes microcirculation, and oxygenates the skin cells while rebalancing the microbial flora. Apply a few drops to face and neck morning and evening, just after cleansing. You can follow this up with thicker Reversa skincare products. For daytime, use sunscreen. Can be applied to brown spots on hands. Product Features Ultra-light, fast-absorbing fluid texture, 100% vegan, cruelty-free, Free of paraben, oil, silicone, alcohol and fragrance, Gluten-free, 90% ingredients of natural origin, Tested under dermatological control, Suitable for all skin types, including sensitive, oily and acne-prone skin, Formula offered in a glass dropper bottle Skin Benefits Reduces hyperpigmentation and the appearance of dark spots, Improves skin texture and minimizes pore size, Evens out the complexion, restores radiance and increases luminosity, Reinforces the moisture barrier, detoxifies and oxygenates the skin, Rebalances the skin’s microbial flora, Deeplyhydrates, lifts the skin, improves its firmness, Softens the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, Helps protect against environmental aggressors (free radicals, blue light), Improves the effectiveness of other dermocosmetic skincare products
369 Manifestation Journal
By Berni Johnson
Learn how to use the law of attraction; the divine numbers 3, 6, and 9; and mindful writing exercises to create the life of your dreams in this undated guided journal! The 369 Manifestation Journal explains the law of attraction, its connection to Nikola Tesla, and how to manifest. The “secret to the universe” includes writing your desires three times each morning, six times each afternoon, and nine times each night. Prepare to unite with the universe and fill your next year with everything you want!
$22.95 Published by Ulysses Press, available on amazon.ca
Once Upon a Rind in Hollywood
By the Editors of Ulysses Press, Photographs by Rachel Riederman
Enjoy delicious cheese boards, creative charcuterie platters, and movie-themed snack recipes in this punny cookbook. Lights, Camera, Snacking! Themed around iconic movies, this book features 50 different snack board ideas. Featuring flat-lay photographs and cinematic pairings (and even cheesier puns) such as May the Fromage Be with You (Star Wars), Draw Me Like One of Your French Gruyères (Titanic), I’ll Harvarti What She’s Having (When Harry Met Sally), Quesoblanca (Casablanca), Brie-king Dawn (Twilight), Roquefort Horror Picture Show (Rocky Horror Picture Show) and so many more!
$26.95 Published by Ulysses Press, available on amazon.ca
The I Heart Trader Joe’s Air Fryer Cookbook
By Rita Mock-Pike
Enjoy delicious recipes with Trader Joe’s® products and your air fryer! Easy-to-follow recipes for snacks, lunches, dinners, and more are included in this cookbook. Let’s face it most of us are obsessed with our Air Fryer and Trader Joe’s products. Are you obsessed with your air fryer? Can’t stop shopping at Trader Joe’s®? Now you can get the best of both worlds with The I Love Trader Joe’s Air Fryer Cookbook. Find even more delicious air fryer recipes from your local Trader Joe’s®, along with helpful tips and tricks. We’ve tested every recipe to ensure it’s not just delectably crispy but also air fryer friendly-from mouth-watering meals, and tasty salads, to beautiful desserts. Try these tasty air fryer recipes: Garlic Rosemary Salmon, Roasted Artichokes, Crunchy Asparagus Spears, And more!
$26.95 Published by Ulysses Press, available at chapters.indigo.ca
Hamilton Beach® Belgian-Style Flip Waffle Maker
Let Mom know how much you love her with waffles. With a simple twist of the handle, you can cook waffles perfectly. With features that promise hassle-free cooking and easy cleanup, the flipping action creates fluffy, evenly browned waffles.
$59.98 Available at walmart.ca
Hamilton Beach® Convenient Craft Rapid Cold Brew and Hot Coffee Maker
You can start her morning off strong by brewing a smooth cold brew in six minutes or a hot cup of coffee in three minutes. You can make a cup of coffee or travel mug of bold or regular strength while saving money on expensive coffee pods.
$94.98 Available at walmart.ca
Hamilton Beach 6 Speed Stand Mixer
Make mom’s life a little easier this Mother’s Day. She’ll handle ingredients easily with this Stand Mixer with a 300-watt motor, six speeds, and a fold setting. The mixer includes a dough hook, whisk, flat beater, and a durable 3.5-quart stainless steel bowl.
$135.98 Available at walmart.ca
Hamilton Beach Egg Bites Maker
Surprise Mom with breakfast in bed. Create delicious egg bites from the comfort of home with the Egg Bites Maker. It makes two egg bites or two poached eggs in under 10 minutes, and its compact, easy-to-store design fits anywhere.
$49.99 Available canadiantire.ca
Hamilton Beach Compact Glass Kettle
Perhaps this is more mom’s cup of tea? The Compact Glass Kettle automatically shuts off when the water level falls below a certain level, preventing scorching. When heated, a built-in mesh filter glows soft blue, and the carafe is made from durable glass.
$49.99 Available at bestbuy.ca
Magic Bag – Lavender Extended Aromatherapy Wrap Spa Chic
Give Mom a break. She will love a relaxing Spa treatment at home. Aromatherapy Wrap is designed to relieve aches and pains with the added benefits of lavender essential oils to promote relaxation and stress relief. Filled with organic flax seeds, lavender essential oils, and luxurious satin fabric. The wrap provides moist heat for up to 30 minutes and can be kept in the freezer for cold treatment due to inflammation. Grains are compostable after 100 uses or 1-year use.
$30.49 Available at Shoppers Drug Mart, Walmart, well.ca and other retailers
Magic Bag – Lavender Aromatherapy Mask Spa Chic
Give mom some time out in the comfort of her own home. The Magic Bag eye and sinus masks offer the best of time-honoured treatments and modern convenience. With herbal notes and balsamic undertones, its scent instantly relaxes, helping to promote restful sleep.
$21.99 Available at Shoppers Drug Mart, Walmart, well.ca and other retailers
Magic Bag Heatable Slippers Spa Chic
From the original inventors of heatable slippers, enjoy comforting warmth. Filled with organic oats. The luxurious satin fabric makes them suitable for daily wear, with or without heatable inserts. Provides moist heat for up to 30 minutes. Size-for-women: Small (6-7)/ Medium (7.5-8) / Large (8.5-9). Use it as a hot compress by heating the insert in the microwave and as a cold compress by storing it in the freezer.
$29.99 Available at Shoppers Drug Mart, Walmart, well.ca and other retailers
Make life easier for moms. Poisie Pot is the first and only 3D self-watering planter in various sizes and colours. They are lightweight, non-ceramic, and perfect for indoor, outdoor, and urban gardens! A Posie Pot’s unique design maximizes water uptake and prevents root rot. Durable, eco-friendly materials make it an excellent choice for you and the environment. Featuring a built-in water reservoir, you’ll never have to worry about overwatering. Plants only need watering once every 30 days, which is perfect for travelling. 95% less water, but 4-10 times more growth. These pots work for indoor and outdoor plants, including herbs, vegetables, and trees!
Prices Vary from Size & Style available at posiepot.com
The Mother Load: Surviving the Daily Grind Without Losing Your Ever-Loving Mind
Pour your mom a cup-a-tea this Mother’s Day and gift her this book by Meredith Ethington. She shares tips and advice for every moment of motherhood in The Mother Load-the good, the bad, and the ugly. With raw, honest anecdotes, Ethington captures motherhood in all its glory-at times funny, at times heartbreaking. She never shy’s away from discussing the more complex topics of motherhood. Ethington helps mothers reflect upon their journeys as mothers when motherhood feels like an uphill battle. As a mother, Ethington shares her lessons, including the importance of self-care, balance, and grace.
$25.99 published by Dexterity, available on amazon.ca, or get the Kindle edition for $9.99
Riona has launched brand-new styles in colours that pop. The brand believes in sustainability, with eco-friendly, PETA-approved vegan handbags and accessories. It was created for strong, bold women like you who are always forward-thinking. Riona offers a wide range of chic, practical, timeless, and multi-functional accessories for a wide range of fashion needs—each style named after a woman for women. The RIONA MILEY, designed with Sleek lines and a sturdy metallic chain the Miley design is the embodiment of minimalistic sophistication and self-assured timelessness. Or the rounded and soft Giada crossbody bag. Visit our website for other names with unique styles.
Price $39.99 – $59.99 available in stores at Bentley or online at riona.com
This is J
Gift mom with the softest and coziest Bamboo Jammers weekend lounging set by This is J. Let her slip into the Relaxed Long Sleeve Set and let the stress of her day melt away. This style lets you move vertically around the house or horizontally in bed. The set includes:
• A crew neck long-sleeve top.
• Long straight-leg pants with an adjustable drawstring waistband.
• A matching headband.
Made from our signature moisture-wicking fabric blend. The model is wearing the Checkerboard Bamboo Jammers
Prices Vary; available at thisisj.com
Gold Metal Watering Can
“Gold-metal” award winner, this handcrafted traditional watering can holds 0.95 gallons of water. Add style and glamour to Mom as she waters her garden. Made from high-quality iron sheets and quality tested to ensure maximum weather resistance, it’s durable and leak-proof.
$34.99 available at RONA stores or online at rona.ca
Mom will be thrilled to add interest and elegance to her garden with this striking, handcrafted planter from Allen + Roth. The round-shaped white planter with a gold stand elevates flowers and greenery. Crafted of mild steel, it’s durable, rust-resistant, lightweight and easy to handle.
$69.99 available at RONA stores or online at rona.ca
Decorative Plant Holder
Add simple elegance to Mom’s Garden with this black and white plant holder – a beautiful accessory for any outdoor living space. Its simple design will blend nicely no matter where in the garden it’s positioned.
$39.99 available at RONA stores or online at rona.ca
Cast Iron Dutch Oven Ivory 5L by OUI
A must-have cast-iron Dutch oven by OUI that no kitchen should go without is exclusive to Indigo. This versatile device is oven-safe and suitable for all stovetops, so you can easily transfer your pots from oven to stovetop to table. OUI is a new brand that delivers thoughtfully designed living solutions. Products created by OUI are purposeful and positive. Hand wash only, and not dishwasher safe.
$99.99 available at Indigo stores or online at chapters.indigo.ca
Ridged Ceramic Serving Bowl, Ivory by OUI
Exclusive to Indigo. The low Ridged ceramic serving bowl greets you with warmth and authenticity. It features a subtle ridged pattern and a matte mottled ivory glaze that stops short of the rim, base, and handles to reveal clay’s natural earthiness. 9.5″ in diameter, 2.5″ tall. Stoneware. Microwave- and dishwasher-safe. Products created by OUI are purposeful and positive.
$29.99 available at Indigo stores or online at chapters.indigo.ca
ENFINIGY Thermal Carafe by ZWILLING
Whether morning, noon, or night, the ZWILLING ENFINIGY Thermal Carafe keeps coffee hot for hours without burning it. In addition to keeping your beverage warm, the stainless-steel body remains comfortably cool to the touch. The 10-cup drip coffee maker ensures the perfect coffee temperature and time for brewing. It features a powerful shower head that moistens coffee grounds thoroughly and evenly, a pre-programmed blooming function that develops a smoother, less sour-flavoured coffee, and a high-temperature, corrosion-resistant stainless-steel boiler, superior to copper and aluminum boilers that will never alter the flavour of brewing water. This sleekly designed coffee maker is available in black or silver.
$440.00 available at zwilling.com
STAUB Stackable by ZWILLING
Staub Stackable is the ultimate space-saving set of cookware pieces for all cooking styles. With sloped sides to accommodate nesting, STAUB Stackable fits neatly into shelves, cupboards, and pot drawers. The set includes a 4.2QT/4L cocotte, a 3QT/2.9L braiser, a 9.5″/24cm skillet and a lid that can be used on each piece. Rubberized bumpers ensure stacking and unstacking remain scratch-free.
$900 available at zwilling.com
ZWILLING N S7 Piece knife block set
ZWILLING NOW S features a tone-on-tone colour scheme. Choose from Blueberry Blue, Lime Green, Granada Red, and Rose Apple Pink. ZWILLING’s top-selling knife set is a favourite of home cooks—sharp edge blades for precision cutting. Everything you need to prepare a delicious meal is in this 7-piece knife set, from thin slices to thick cuts of meat and vegetables. Precision-stamped construction is lighter than traditional bolster knives. Made with Zwilling’s unique formula of stainless steel and FRIODUR ice-hardened for long-lasting sharpness and durability.
$500 available at zwilling.com