A luxurious spa gift set is a good option for day-to-day skin care. Whistler Naturals produces 100% natural, organic and vegan beauty and skincare products free of gluten, nuts, toxins and synthetic chemicals. Or try the complete Pure Indulgence Bath and Body Set.
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For the Travelling Mom
Help Her Store Her Travel Stubs
If your mom collects postcards from each place she visits, or saves ticket stubs, pamphlets and maps, she’ll appreciate a handy place to store those keepsakes, like in this Travel Stub Diary available at Chapters and Amazon.ca.
Make Her Luggage Stand Out
She’ll never struggle to find her luggage on the carousel again with cute, bright luggage tags customized just for her.
Zazzle.ca makes a personalized items including keychains, hats, bags, and of course luggage tags. These durable tags can be customized with your own images and text.
For the Tech-savvy Mom
Make Printing Easy
If your mom is constantly snapping away at life’s precious moments on her smartphone, she’ll love the convenience of the Polaroid G10 Instant 3x4 Mobile Printer, which instantly prints smudge-proof, water-resistant, tear-resistant photos with Zero Ink technology.
Available at Sears and Amazon.ca.
Give Her a Boost
And if she’s often draining her battery keeping up with social media or playing Angry Birds, a portable charger like the EZOPower Solar External Backup Batteryis just what she needs. This handy device works with most smartphones.
Available online at Amazon.ca.
For the Tea-drinking Mom
Dress up for High Tea
The Fairmont Hotel serves Afternoon Tea daily, offering a wide range of tea selections along with petit sandwiches, scones and fresh fruit at noon, 2 pm and 4 pm. Reservations are strongly encouraged, so book well in advance.
The Arts Club brings Dreamgirls to the stage from May 9 to July 7 at the Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage. Enjoy a girls’ day out with this 1960s dramatic musical loosely based on The Supremes.
Tickets to the 2 pm matinée on Mother’s Day start at $29.
Attend an Evening Opera
If the opera is more your mom’s style, the Vancouver Opera presents four performances of Tea: A Mirror of Soul, a fusion of Western opera and Eastern myth,at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre May 4, 7, 9 and 11.
Tickets for the 7:30 pm performances range from $35-$190.
Photobooks are the new photo albums, and make printing your favourite memories easier than ever. Put together a photobook as a keepsake your mom will cherish forever.
Shutterfly is offering a Mother’s Day promotion, including new styles and discounts up to 40% off.
Start (or Add to) a Charm Bracelet
If your mom's a charmer, give her something charming that reminds her of all the things she loves (including you!) Choose beads or charms for a personalized charm bracelet that are symbolic of your relationship with her.
Flowers are always lovely, but why not get your mom something that suits her unique personality this Mother's Day
Your mom travels, she loves food, listens to music, and goes out – or at least she did before she had you! Honour your mom's interests with a gift that shows how well you know her – and just how much you appreciate all that she does for you.
Whether your mom is sentimental, practical or adventurous, we've got ideas for gifts and activities that will suit her personality.
Click through for some personalized Mother’s Day gift inspiration.