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The Mother’s Day Gift Guide For Formerly Cool Moms

The Mother’s Day Gift Guide For Formerly Cool Moms

All we really want for Mother’s Day is equal pay, a poop in privacy, and a massage.. but these items are a close second. You know that old tee shirt wearing Mama who fronted a Riot Grrrl band in the 90’s, but may never tell you? That’s the Moms we are talking to with this list, although these gifts are for everyone, and really – all Moms are badass!

You have a few days left to get these ordered –  get on it!

There’s a reason the Hera Mini Shoulder bag is already on cult status level and it just came out.   Life is opening up, and she has weddings to go to this summer, this bag will get her excited to go out and dance again. Made from eye-catching clear rhinestones that give a metallic silver shine, it’s designed with a knotted shoulder strap and a slouchy silhouette that will store all her party Momma essentials.

Hera Mini Rhinestone Shoulder Bag, $498

These fair-trade, gourmet, vegan, stunning chocolates that impress even your haughtiest chocolatier.   We love this woman-owned, ethical company! The flavors in this mother’s day box include Cherry Rose Blossom, Magnolia Orange Apricot Caramel, Raspberry Rose, Lavender Madagascar Mylk Creme, Strawberry Guava, Marzipan, Pistachio di Bronte, Nocciola, Dark Velvet, and Golden Crème.

18pc Sakura Truffle Collection, $68

Is she always losing power on her iPhone? Get her an extra charger that looks as chic as she is.

Into the Wild Leopard Print Power Pod, $60

Cocktails on the patio with her girls –  ice cubes for her vino on demand! This ice cube tray with storage bin limits melting. It’s perfect for the season that awaits, and a thoughtful gadget she’ll be excited to discover.

ICEBREAKER POP Ice Cube Tray With Lid, $19

These super fun gold earrings will make her feel like the queen she is, and let the world know it at the same time! Encrusted with crystal colored micro prong set rhinestones, these letter earrings trickle down her neckline in a maximal dangle.

The Queen Earrings, $32

The Midi Draped Dress inspired by Grecian togas has a unique layered design that features draped wide-fit, batwing sleeve, gathered details, V neckline, and midi length for the chic crone. Simply put – it’s flattering for all us Ma’s who put on the winter 20, and don’t care to lose it.

Midi Draped Dress, $98

These fan-favorite, hydrating golden girl eye masks are a no-brainer to pop inside her Mother’s Day card. Let her know she’s always golden in your book.

Gold Under Eye Patches by Wander Beauty, $26

Donate hay to this wonderful animal sanctuary on behalf of your animal-loving Mama.

Donate any amount

Nobody will ever say no to high quality fresh breads and fresh pastas! Wildgrain, a new artisanal Mom n’ Pop owned company, ships her a huge box of the dreamiest handmade carbs on earth for $89. Winner winner, pasta dinner! This box made us squeal with happiness.  Note: this box isn’t fully vegan, we’re hoping if enough of us ask, they’ll have a fully vegan option one day soon. The sourdough rolls are plant-based, however, and they are delicious!

Wildgrain Box, $89 (30% off with discount code GIRLIEGIRLARMY)

How cool are these pants made from recycled fabrics? Elevate her sweats and cool quotient with these perfect cozy pants.

RCYCLD Sport Branded Pieced Pants, $28

A signet she can customize with your child’s silhouette, dog, deeply meaningful symbols, or initials. Honoring the preservation of hand engraving and metalsmithing techniques, Rebus offers exquisite one-of-a-kind signet ring, pendant, and cufflink designs. Manifesting the vision of each client into wearable luxury, Rebus renders meaningful initials, symbols and images into precious metal and gemstones.

Rebus Signet Ring, Customized – 1k and up

Never has a bath been worth more than $100 til now! These magnificent bath salts are everything you could ever want in a tub soak, and so much more. The packaging, scent, and feel of this natural, organic soak is incomparable.

Love And Be Loved Bath Soak, $99

In More Than a Mom, bestselling author Kari Kampakis offers a practical, approachable, and attainable framework to stay on a healthy path. You can take your kids only as far as you’ve come–and since their strength builds on your strength, you must take time to focus on you.

More Than a Mom: How Prioritizing Your Wellness Helps You (and Your Family) by Kari Kampakis, $16

Make her a goody basket with her favorite treats, and a few bottles of this game-changing calming tonic.

Ü Relax, 6 for $32

It’s still covid, who wants a facialist all up in their grill? Stop overpaying for peels at your derm or spa when you can DIY using the exact same ingredients they use.  This professional-level Retinol + C Smoothing Peel. Bringing the treatment room to your bathroom, this full service, single-use peel kit contains everything you need to perform the perfect peel, suitable for all skin tones and types. She’ll be so into this on her Mama’s day tray.

Retinol + C Smoothing Peel in a Box, $85

This rare color of Rosa is not only delicious, but this special wine is made in Austria and has a glass amethyst topper that will make everyone ask where on earth she found this vino! Shiny and bright raspberry red, on the nose flavors of raspberries and cherries, which are reflected on the palate, this is a gorgeous gift. We found it at Dandelion Wine Shop in Brooklyn, and yes, they deliver.

ROSA ® 2021, 0,75 LT. quality wine rosé from Austria, $20+

This gentle, yet powerful, facial exfoliator is clean beauty at it’s finest. It works so well, without any chemicals or harm to earth, animal, or human. Add it to her Mother’s Day basket!

VASANTI Enzymatic Face Rejuvenator Exfoliating Face Wash by VASANTI – Enriched with Papaya, Microcrystals, Aloe Vera , $34

Pottery with a purpose! Send her this amazing DIY kit from the coolest female run and founded business that invites creativity and mindfulness, putting a solid tech-free pause on her day. Let her get creative with these natural, zen eco-friendly kits full of joy.

Mother’s Day Kit, $74

If she’s the type of Mama kept awake at night knowing we’re in throes of a climate crisis that our children don’t deserve to inherit, this book will give her peace of mind that she’s doing everything within her power to make things better.

A Zero Waste Family: In Thirty Days by Anita Vandyke, $20

The bible should start with “one can never have too many face oils.” This beautiful, moisturizing face oil combines a potent blend of antioxidant-rich botanical oils including Pomegranate Seed Oil, Grapeseed Oil, and Sweet Almond Oil —all rich in nourishing omegas. Mother deserves it, and so much more.

Rimmon Elixir Face Oil, $44

If the last time she bought herself a lipstick was 2018, for the love of all things glam, get the gal a subscription to Ipsy! She’ll love the monthly box of goodies, and you’ll love spoiling her.

Ipsy Box, $13-55 a month

This blue knotted headband gives us all the preppy spring feels. If her name is closer to Muffy than not – she’ll adore this, at a small fraction of the Lele S headbands price tag.

Cottage Collection, Blue Striped Headband, $18

These modern vases are an effortless way to add artistry to flowers and plants—but we think that they also make an equally striking display on their own. The home design Mommy will get mad for these stunners.

York Vase, $128

Let her protect that gorgeous face of hers with this Grey Garden’s esque hat that won’t fly off with the wind!

Beklina Scarf Hat Torn Dot Green, $145

Eco Mamas will dig these recycled glass (from wine bottles!) and soy candles that come in 4 glass colors each with different scents.

Recycled Wine Bottle Sangria Scented 10 oz. Candle, $18

Ward away the evil eye from your lady with these gorgeous necklaces.

NeverNoTLife in Colour Pendant Necklace, $1,760

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