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Mother's Day Gift Guide
by staff
July 10, 2008
THE DIAPER-TOTING DIVA
Swarovski crystal-studded Diaper Bags  by Boujie Baby Couture will surely turn heads on the poop-scooping scene. $200, myposhbaby.com

THE WORDSMITH
Melt mom’s heart with the “Lovely” Defintion Necklace by D-Licious. Don’t have that kind of relationship? You can get the charm with other definitions, like
“Character,” “Lucky” and “Sauce.” $90, elsewares.com

THE LADY WHO LUNCHES
For the mom who needs a refresher at 10am and a nightcap by 3, she’ll fall happily into her siesta after a few cocktails served in a Margarita Drinkware Set from The Cellar at Macy’s. $30, macys.com

THE SHUTTERBUG
Walks down memory lane will only get glossier (but no less embarrassing) when the scrapbooking mom takes her photo albums to the next level with the Picture Station Digital Photo Printer from Sony. $150, sonystyle.com

THE MoMA MAMA
Art enthusiasts will enjoy the Silver Square Necklace, designed by Marcin Zaremski. This graceful piece is made of hand-etched squares strung together along lengths of flexible silver tubes. $495, MoMA Design Store, momastore.org

THE YOUNG AT HEART
Does mom talk incessantly about retinols, peptides and antioxidants? Designed for women over the age of 30, kaplanMD’s Anti-Aging Skincare Gift Set has all the important active ingredients guaranteed to give mom a lift. $495, kaplanmd.com

THE KITCHEN QUEEN
Pay your domestic diva back for the messes you’ve left her in the sink with Mangiacotti’s aroma-therpeutic Clementine Sink Set. Including Liquid Kitchen Soap and Shea Butter Lotion. $35, mangiacotti.com

THE “YIDDISHE MAMA”
“What makes a Jewish mother different from a non-Jewish mother?” If you missed comedian Judy Gold and Kate Moira Ryan’s brilliant Off-Broadway play,  25 Questions for a Jewish Mother, pick up the book version (Hyperion) for real-life  answers like, “Because Jewish mothers love their children more.” $23, amazon.com

THE OUT-OF-TOWNER
You've taken mom to the Met a million times-now show her Manhattan in a completely differet way, on a three-hour Mother's Day Spirit Cruise May 13, $77 lunch, $114 dinner, spiritcruises.com

THE REAL HOUSEWIFE OF ORANGE COUNTY
Celebrity moms aren't the only ones who should glow year-round. The Nuress Home Spray Tanning System dries in minutes and gives a tan that can last up to 14 days. $150, nuress.com

THE BADASS
If mom's got more tattoos than you do, she'll get a kick out of the Mom Tattoo Ring by Femme Metale. $72, femmemetale.net

THE EARTH MOTHER
Honor your mother and Mother Nature all at once. For a donation to Treepeople.org, the organization will plant a tree in Southern California in mom's honor, and send her a groovy personalized certificate. $25 each, $100 for a grove of five, treepeople.org

THE OVERWORKED MOM
Give the high-strung mom a simple way to unwind with the Revive Spa Tea Deluxe Gift Set. It comes directly from Marriott  Hotels’ resort spas, packed with a stainless steel teapot, metal infuser, and Lemon Spirit and Cranberry Zen loose leaf tea jars. $109, shopmarriott.com

THE TECHIE
Apple’s spanking-new iPHONE combines a cell phone, iPod and Internet communication device into one fabulous contraption. It’s sleek and sexy and sure to satisfy the tech-geek mom-on-the-go. It doesn’t come out until June, so start working on that belated e-card now. $499–599, apple.com/iphone

THE MS. FIX-IT
For the crafty mom who never has enough tools, check out the stylish Bucket of Tools with Power Screwdriver and other kits designed specifically for women by construction worker and single mother Barbara K. $50, barbarak.com

THE DECORATOR
Designer Yuko Tokuda’s novel interpretation of the classic vase, the porcelain Outline Vase will  spice up the standard Mother’s Day bouquet. $48, MoMA Design Store, momastore.org

THE TWO MOMS
Rainbow Sprinkles is an album of children’s songs written for LGBT families by “lesbian aunt” Suzi Nash. $15, rainbowsprinklesonline.com

THE COMMUNICATOR
Ever feel like mom just doesn’t understand you?  Bring her up to speed with a set of Slang Flashcards. Alternately, the Vintage Slang Flashcards will coach you on her lingo.  $12 a set, uncommongoods.com

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