Thanks for the great jeans
She’ll be thanking you when you give her custom fit jeans from makeyourownjeans.com! Based on four simple measurements, mom can choose her own pant leg style, length of rise, and colour of wash. She’ll never dread shopping for jeans again. Starting at $49 this service ensures a perfect fit.
The urban mother will surely appreciate this bicycle basket that doubles as a shopping basket. Inspiration for the unusual design came from a much-loved Swedish grandmother’s tablecloths! Comes in white, black or green. $66 at morba.shopify.com.
For the ‘racy’ mom
Mom will be happy to pick you up anywhere, looking like a Hollywood star! Take her car in for a Spring Tune-up. A Midas maintenance package is $49.99, midas.com. Add a touch of glamour with a silk, leopard print scarf and modern aviator sunglasses. Scarf from Echo at Holt Renfrew for $65 holtrenfrew.com; aviators by Mosley Tribes starting at $150 at Sunglass Hut sunglasshut.com.
You’re my Idol
Don’t banish mom to the shower anymore... give her the Emerson Karaoke Portable CDG Karaoke System. Affordable and compact, this system includes 30 songs on disc plus microphone. Compatible with ipod, Zune, MP3 and MP4 players, it’s only $49.99 online at walmart.com.
How does your garden grow?
The plastic watering can is feather-weight, which makes it easy to carry and pour. $7.99. These save-my-manicure gloves are lighter than the average gardening glove and keep your nails in fine form. $24.99. canadiantire.com
Orange you glad I got you one Mom?
The hot accessory colour of the season is orange, and Marc Jacobs handbag shows it off in style. Mom’s rarely have time to change their handbag and deserve a high quality, fresh colour to go with everything, everywhere. $398 at holtrenfrew.com.
Let’s do the twist!
The Tiffany Twist collection at Tiffany and Co. includes a classic bow necklace, hoop earrings and bracelets. Available in 18k gold or sterling silver, commemorate this year’s occasion with one bangle. It’s a lovely style statement. Sterling silver bangle $185 at tiffany.com.
Makin' your momma happy made easy
Still have shopping to do for Mother’s Day? These great gifts will surprise and delight