Diane von Furstenberg Heart-pring earbuds ($25), at net-a-porter.com.
Mother's Day Gift Guide: Fitness junkie mom
If your mom is registered for every half and full marathon this summer, you’ll want to make sure she has more than just a great pair of running shoes to keep her motivated. She’ll need to hit the treads with some inspirational tunes from that wicked iTunes playlist you’ve made for her. These Diane von Furstenberg earbuds—along with that wicked iTunes playlist you create for her—provide the requisite inspiration. The earbuds are designed to cancel out background noise so that she can focus on that extra mile – and they’re completely adorable too!
The iPhone Lens Dial ($249 USD), at photojojo.com.
Mother's Day Gift Guide: Artsy/Techy mom
Appreciating the beauty in everything is a quality your mom often embodies. Now she can capture those little moments easily on her iPhone with this spruced up case. An amazing three-lens iPhone attachment (that resembles a Phoropter) is the greatest gift for iPhoneographers. It will take her Instagram photos to another level. Wait till you see her cool capture moments!
Christian Louboutin hardcover coffee table book ($105.60), at chapters.indigo.ca.
Mother's Day Gift Guide: Fashionable mom
Marilyn Monroe once famously said “Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world.” If you think your mom would agree, then we guarantee that she’ll love Christian Louboutin’s new book. This beautifully crafted hardcover features fun pop-ups, fold-out pages and artfully photographed images of the iconic shoe designer’s most theatrical pieces.
If your mom is a dare devil, history-buff or loves to cook and entertain than you will want to keep reading onto the next page...
Sleeping With The Enemy: Coco Chanel's Secret War by Hal Vaughan ($15.16), at chapters.indigo.ca.
Mother's Day Gift Guide: History buff mom
This intriguing book details Coco Chanel’s intrepid affair with one of Hitler’s high-ranking officials. It fuses history and fashion into a scandalous story of how one of the most recognizable names in fashion escaped prosecution and rebuilt her brand. It’s a great read we’re sure your mom will not be able to put down!
Canada’s Wonderland Season’s Pass ($61.99), at canadaswonderland.com.
Mother's Day Gift Guide: Adventurous mom
If you don’t have the time or money to take your mom on a zip line tour through the Costa Rican jungle, why not take her on a whirlwind ride closer to home? Amusement parks are no longer just a teen hangout - they’ve done some major upgrades into the dare devil category. Take Canada’s Wonderland, which has introduced its largest and most terrifying roller coaster yet - the Leviathan. This blue monster makes the iconic mountain look like a sand castle. The world’s tallest coaster, it boasts an 80-degree drop, one of the steepest in Canada. Plus, the only thing strapping you in is what looks like an oversized bicycle seat. Verdict? Definitely not for the faint of heart.
KitchenAid Artisan Series Stand Mizer in Raspberry Ice ($412.95), at sears.ca
Mother's Day Gift Guide: Gourmet mom
Of course you’ll be whipping up a special meal on Mother’s Day (ahem), but on non-pampering days, this KitchenAid Mixer will make your mom’s life easier—and brighter. It may not be a new countertop accessory but it sure has earned its place as a must-have kitchen tool. With its stand-alone features and easy to use components, this must-have kitchen tool is sure to make entertaining and cooking a breeze. The best part about this berry-hued staple? Portions of the sales benefit Susan G. Komen Cook for the Cure®’s efforts to end breast cancer forever.
Mother's Day Gift Guide: Under $50
Mother's Day Gift Guide: Under $100
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