Mom Stuff May 2018

By Christine Davis

 

Best Mom Ever card by Merrily Designs

Gift your Mom with a handmade card from Merrily Designs. Only premium quality materials are used and it’s blank inside for your personal message. Available at etsy.com. $4.63

Lavender & Rosemary natural soap

This handmade soap by Buck Naked Soap Company is an all natural, cold process, vegan soap. It’s soothing, refreshing, relaxing, moisturizing and more for Mom. Available at etsy.com.

uKeg

This growler will be a welcome gift for the beer-loving Mom. The stainless-steel, vacuum-insulated, pressurized growler keeps beer fresh for two weeks or more. With a uKeg, your Mom can drink her favourite draft beer at her leisure. She can also sparkle wine or craft speciality cocktails. Available at growlerwerscanada.com, Brew North Brewing Supply and Orange Snail Brewing. From $149

OneCoffee

If your Mom loves her single-serve coffee pods, treat her to this line that’s 100 per cent compostable. Made in Canada, OneCoffee is organic, fair-trade coffee that is Keurig 2.0 compatible and works in K-Cup compatible single-serve coffee makers. It’s a win-win. Available at Loblaw, Metro, Sobeys and Whole Foods Market. $9.99

Trinidad Hat

Help get your Mom ready for the summer with this 100 per cent crocheted raffia straw hat by Sunday Afternoons. It features a UPF 50+ crown liner and grosgrain sweatband and internal adjustable sizing along with the two-and-a-half inch fedora style brim. Available at sundayafternoons.ca. $90

Trinity Jacket

May, unfortunately, can bring cool, rainy days. Make sure Mom is warm and dry with this jacket from

Canada Goose. It features a drop-down back hem for protection and versatility in the rain, as well as three layers of waterproof fabric that is complemented by vented panels to increase airflow when temperatures rise. Available at canadagoose.com. $650

Consonant Skincare’s Skin Perfecting Body Scrub

Help Mom smooth and hydrate her skin with this glycerine-based scrub that combines sugar and salt for a more complete exfoliation. Perfect for use an an in-grown hair treatment, it leaves skin with a velvety finish. Available at consonantskincare.com. $30

Joico Hair Shake series

Help Mom dry style her hair with this new line from Joico. Beach Shake texturizing finisher creates separation with a satin finish for a beachy look without the sandy strands. It’s perfect for medium to thick hair. Body Shake helps build volume, thickness and adds density with a velvety matte finish that’s great for fine to medium hair. Available at select salons and joicocanada.com. $22.60 each

UA Breathe Open Back

Mom will be beyond comfortable in this shirt. Light and soft with a relaxed fit, the shirt is made of sweat-wicking, fast-drying material. The open back offers both ventilation and style. Available at UA.ca. $64.99

UA Perpetual Loose Joggers

Made of impossibly comfortable fabric, these joggers will become Mom’s go-to pant for relaxing. The classic jogger style flows from a generous hip and thigh to a slim, fitted ankle and feature hand pockets. She’ll be comfortable without looking bulky. Available at UA.ca. $115

Consonant Skincare’s Gym & Travel Deluxe Set

Whether Mom is travelling or hitting the gym, this set will have her covered. She can cleanse and tone her skin with the foaming face wash, wash without drying her skin with the body wash and hydrate and protect her skin with the body lotion, hand cream, face cream, sunscreen and lip conditioner. Available at consonantskincare.com. $149

Elizabeth Arden Bronze Vibes Colour Collection

Perfectly enhance Mom’s inner and outer glow with this new collection. She’ll enjoy a kissed-by-the-sun look with the lip gloss, bronzing gel pearls and highlighting powder. Available at Hudson’s Bay and Shoppers Drug Mart. $29 – $45

 

Chocome Artisan Chocolate

Tantalize Mom’s taste buds with this line of chocolate that’s topped with such decadent treats as nuts, freeze-dried sour cherry pieces, crystallized rose petals and 23 karate gold crumbs. Available at Pusateri’s. $19.99 – $24.99

 

Pond’s Evening Soothe Wipes

These new towelettes will gently lift away Mom’s makeup and dirt without drying her skin. Dermatologist tested they’re safe for use with contact lenses and great for travelling or packing in Mom’s gym bag. Available in drug, mass and grocery stores. $6.99

Terrarium Brooch by here and now shop

Give your nature-loving Mom a piece of nature she can take with her wherever she goes with this brooch by Etsy’s here and now shop. Tiny ferns are preserved in glass and copper and feature a lapel pin backing. Available at etsy.com. $55