Give Mom the Gift of Experience
BY MELISSA GERSTEIN
Tired of giving mom flowers and chocolate every Mother’s Day? This year, give her the gift she’s really seeking, quality time with you! I’ve partnered up with some fabulous companies to bring you unique and memorable gift ideas designed to bring you and mom closer together.
Gifting travel is a rising trend in the travel world and thanks to Expedia.com it’s never been easier. Groupon Getaways with Expedia.com offers 50% off vacations and you can buy the deal today and redeem when you’re ready to go! If you want to escape this weekend, check out a trip for mom through Expedia’s Last Minute Deals program which relies on user-generated deals and user-informed travel trends to lift up and showcase the best near-term travel deals.
Pampering mom is always a great option for a gift. I’ve put together a great at-home pampering gift basket with everything you need to lavish mom. Check out these Vaseline Lip Therapy mini’s. I just love the portable and adorable size to throw in my purse and it not only keeps my lips super soft but also locks in moisture. This Mother’s Day, Vaseline is celebrating moms by giving away 100 limited edition Swarovski Crystal Lip Therapy Mini jars! Grab an original jar for under $2 and go to VaselineLipTherapy.com to find out how you can snag a little more bling for free!
But pampering mom isn’t just confined to the home. In celebration of the holiday, Diet Pepsi will be surprising and refreshing their biggest fans on-the-go – moms! So while you’re out and about, make sure mom has a Diet Pepsi in hand. Why? Because this Mother’s Day weekend, Diet Pepsi street teams will be stationed in 15 cities nationwide, scouting out moms and rewarding them with refreshing treats – like SpaFinder.com gift cards and custom totes filled with goodies, coupons – and of course some Diet Pepsi!
And – if by chance Diet Pepsi is not coming your way, you can still take part in the festivities. Join me and Diet Pepsi for an epic Mother’s Day Twitter Party happening tomorrow (Wednesday) at 8PM – @themoms @resourcefulmom @DietPepsi twitter with #celebratemom.
This Quilting Basket has a fabulous way to spend time with mom and give back together by participating in the Downy Touch of Comfort program which delivers hand-made quilts to hospitalized children across the country. Simply by visiting Downy.com/helping kids and learning how to create a beautiful, kid-friendly quilt with your mom, you’ll not only put a smile on a sick child’s face but provide a touch of comfort for their moms as well!