Friday, May 11, 2012

Gift Ideas for Moms

100 Gift Ideas for Moms

1.                                    A box of 52 of your favorite memories about your mom –one for her to read each week over the next year.
2.                                   A now and then photo – one from when you were still a baby and she was a young mom and one of the two of you now.
3.                                   A collection of favorite family recipes from all the generations. Bonus if it includes photos.
4.                                   A list of all the things you wish you’d thanked her for before leaving home.
5.                                   A handwritten letter via snail mail each week leading up to Mother’s Day.
6.                                   Something re-gifted from your childhood– a favorite lovey, the hospital bracelet from when you were born, that baby lock of hair she’d saved, your first book.
7.                                    A table runner with all the kids/grand kids’ hand prints on it.
8.                                   A collection of her favorite music you remember from your childhood.
9.                                   Pressed flowers snuck into the pages of her favorite book.
10.                               My {free} ebook The Cheerleader for Tired Moms.
11.                                Her favorite perfume.
12.                               A week’s worth of doing her laundry.
13.                               Photos automatically printed and mailed to her every two weeks.
14.                               Candles made out of the grand kids’ melted down crayons.
15.                               A collection of answers from the kids/grand kids: “I love mom/grandma because…”
16.                               A hair appointment, a nail appointment, a spa day, or a simple foot rub.
17.                                Anything from DaySpring’s Redeemed Collection {use code GYPSY20 for 20% off}.
18.                               A book signed by her favorite author.
19.                               Her kids/grand kids art in a frame.
20.                              A framed print that says, “You were right about everything.”
21.                               A vacuum cleaner that won’t crack under pressure.
22.                               The good old fashioned dustbuster for dealing with the Cheerios problem in the car.
23.                               A super creative family tree.
24.                               Favorite story books re-purposed as a vintage journal.
25.                               A Big Ol’ Monthly Chalkboard Wall Calendar.
26.                               A custom return address stamp.
27.                               Custom jewelry with her favorite Scripture verse.
28.                               Handmade totes, necklaces, and bowls by and in support of young mothers in Kenya.
29.                               The cutest custom signs for her veggie garden.
30.                              A recurring appointment added to her calendar for a call with you each week.
31.                               A personalized hanger.
32.                                A personalized prayer journal.
33.                               Her “secret” cookie recipe printed and framed.
34.                               A YouTube video from the kids/grand kids.
35.                               The Mom’s Devotional Bible.
36.                               Vintage map jewelry of the state/country you grew up.
37.                               A vintage dictionary bracelet.
38.                               Make a photo collage of her kids/grand kids.
39.                               Send her out on a date night with her girlfriends.
40.                              Let her sleep in as long as she likes.
41.                               A super hero cape.
42.                               Or a free print about how motherhood should come with a super hero cape.
43.                               Or a Mother’s Day card about how motherhood should come with a super hero cape.
44.                               Gallery wrapped canvas of the verse, “They were growing in wisdom and favor”
45.                               Emails that get delivered to her as printed letters if she’s not online.
46.                               Starbucks gift cards.
47.                               The Head Wizard and Scalp Massager.
48.                               Shadow box framed kids memorabilia – think toy cars, tiny shoes, hair bows.
49.                               Her favorite Bible verse printed out and framed.
50.                              One of those awesome eprinters you can send photos to straight from your phone.
51.                               Replacing the batteries in all the remotes. All of them
52.                               A ticket to the women’s conference that she can tune into from home.
53.                               A recordable storybook as read by the kids.
54.                               Birdcage card holder {use code GYPSY20 for 20% off}.
55.                               A pink camera bag.
56.                               Cleaning up any of the mess that comes with kids making her breakfast in bed.
57.                               Love notes from the kids/grand kids tucked into unexpected places.
58.                               Any kind of jewelry with the kids/grand kids’ names on it.
59.                               A Jewelry Tree.
60.                              Changing her cell phone ring to all the kids yelling, “We love you mom/grandma!”
61.                               Unloading the dishwasher.
62.                               Taking the lint out of the dryer.
63.                               Matching all the socks.
64.                               Fresh flowers as picked by the kids/grand kids.
65.                               Macaroni necklaces – yup, we still love those.
66.                               This to-die-for-adorable parasol style umbrella {use code GYPSY20 for 20% off}.
67.                               Best mom in the world declaration – a free printable.
68.                               Fun photo bookmarks of the kids/grand kids.
69.                               A box of her favorite tea.
70.                               Mother’s Day customizable Newspaper clip art.
71.                                Personalized family tree pillow cover.
72.                               Extra special Hershey’s chocolate bars with custom wrapper.
73.                               Date night.
74.                               Top to bottom clean house.
75.                               A video Skype call.
76.                               A home brewing coffee system
77.                                That thing you know she’s had her eye on for months but won’t splurge on for herself.
78.                               Italian Herb Gardenfor her kitchen.
79.                               A flock of geese.
80.                              An ebook of letters by mothers for mothers{my letter is page 105; use code ML25 for 25% off).
81.                               Custom print: I thank my God every time I remember you.
82.                               A subscription to her favorite magazine.
83.                               A reminder that she’s Already Amazing.
84.                               One Thousand Gifts.
85.                               Custom print: dream, plan, write, inspire, teach, learn, trust, grow, create.
86.                               A week’s worth of driving the car pool.
87.                               Get her car washed, vacuumed and filled up.
88.                               Return and pay for all the overdue library books.
89.                               The perfect ebook for planning a low stress {birthday/anniversary/you name it} party.
90.                              A grown up lunch bag {use code GYPSY20 for 20% off}.
91.                               Saving Savvy: Smart and Easy Ways to Cut Your Spending in Half.
92.                               An album born out of traveling with Compassion International -Third World Symphony.
93.                               A freezer full of her favorite ice creams.
94.                               A nap for as long as she likes.
95.                               Your child/grand child’s drawing on a silver bracelet.
96.                               The highest thread count sheets you can afford.
97.                               Custom postage stamps.
98.                               Fingerprint jewelry.
99.                               Yes, breakfast in bed.
A list of 100 things you all love about her!

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