Gift ideas mom will love for Mother’s Day

MILFORD, Conn. (WTNH)– Let’s face it, it’s not always easy finding that perfect gift for Mother’s Day. We’re trying to make it a little easier for you with some ideas.

“Think of what kind of mom your mom is,” said Danielle Consiglio, marketing manager at the Connecticut Post Mall in Milford. “Is she a fit mom, does she like to cook, does she work?”

Consiglio went through a variety of items on Good Morning Connecticut on Thursday that range in price from less than $25 to $100. Below are all of the items mentioned on air. To enter to win some of those items for Mother’s Day gift, click here.

  • The Body Shop’s Spa of the World™ Luxurious Body Collection is perfect for mom —

    encouraging her to pamper herself and relax. The set of goodies is infused with fine, natural

    ingredients — includes Egyptian Milk & Honey Bath, African Ximenia Scrub, Japanese Camellia

    Cream, French Lavender Massage Oil and a Thai Wooden Massager. A $124 Value, this set is only

    $105 and includes a free gift.


  • For something unique, mom will love a great pair of designer Polaroid Sunglasses — super popular

    this year because of the polarized lenses — and they’re under $100.


  • For the Working Mom — Give your mom’s desk some TLC and swank-up her space with a

    personalized desk caddy from Things Remembered featuring a frame that doubles as a clock and

    engrave a special message to let her know how much you love her. Desk caddy is $60.

  • For the New Mom The Aveeno gift set from buybuy BABY is ideal for women who are

    celebrating Mother’s Day for the first time. This collection of Aveeno products includes a tote for

    mom, along with lotion, intensive moisture cream, baby wash and baby shampoo. Paired with a baby

    dressed in a Happy First Mother’s Day onesie, she will never forget her first Mother’s Day.


  • For the Mom Who Has Everything — The Body Shop’s 2016 Limited Edition Mother’s Day Tote

    Bag Gift, free with any $30 purchase and filled with 6 customer favorites mom is sure to love!

    Pamper her with this gift set containing Coconut Body Butter 6.7 oz., Mini Hemp Hand Protector 1.0

    oz., Mini Shea Body Scrub 1.69 oz., Vitamin E Moisture Cream 1.69 oz., Wild Argan Oil Solid Oil

    Lips 0.6 oz., Lip and Cheek Velvet Stick in Poppy Pink and Printed canvas tote bag. An $89 Value,

    get the tote bag for $30 with any $35 purchase at The Body Shop.

  • For the Fit Mom Mother’s Day is a good time to get her in to new pair of kicks — Shoe Dept. Encore

    on level 1 has a great selection of sneakers and select pairs are under $50.

  •  Active moms will also love the Scungi hair/wristband combo with secret compartment for money,

    fitness tracker, etc. available at Ulta Beauty.

  • For the Trendy Mom — Give your mom a brand new perfume. Unlike flowers, fragrances won’t wilt,

    can be enjoyed anywhere and last for ages at Ulta Beauty. Plus, with get a free reversible Spring bag

    and matching pouch with any fragrance purchase of $40 or more.

  • For the Animal Lover Icing and Claire’s has a fun collection of animal-themed gifts for dog

    lovers and cat lovers. From pillow cases and phone covers to mugs and wall plaques, you’re sure to

    find the purrrr-fect gift for mom. Plus, all items are under $25 and select items are buy 3 get 3 free.

  • For the Mom Who Loves to Cook — Spoil mom this Mother’s Day with heartfelt gifts for her kitchen

    like the “Home Is Where Your Mom Is” Dish Towel or “Mom’s Recipes” Floral Print Recipe Box

    with Cards. As a bonus, give her the day off from cooking with the Room Service Chalkboard Door

    Sign and serve her breakfast in bed. These items and more are available at Claire’s and Icing for

    under $10 each.

  • For the Sentimental mom — Remember to say “thank you to the woman who inspired your

    creativity, taught you how to love with all of your heart — Francesca’s has a great selection of gifts

    from the heart for $25 and under including frames, jewelry dishes, journals, coffee mugs and more.

  • For Grandma — Show your grandmother how much you love her with a “Love That You’re My

    Grandma” Floral Tin 100% cotton wick Candle from Francesca’s on level 2. The scent is a blend of

    fresh melon and coconut combined with sparkling sea salt and a splash of vanilla cream and it’s only

    $10. The “What I Love About Grandma” fill-in-the-blank hardcover gift book is another thoughtful

    gift and is only $12 and also available at Francesca’s.



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