Take a look at Oconee Patch's picks for great local Mother's Day gifts for the special women in your life.
Thursday, May 10, 2012
We've taken all the guess work out of shopping for Mom this Mother's Day with our top 9 picks of gifts you can find right here in Oconee County. Pricing guide: $ - under $20 $$ - $20 to $50 $$$ - $50 to $100 $$$$ - over $100 1. Handcrafted Domino Pendants - From flowers to crosses to butterflies and hearts, you're sure to find a charm Mom will love affixed to a real domino and made into a pendant, handcrafted by Ann Peden and slid onto a ribbon necklace. At the boutique, you'll also find handmade earrings. $ 2. Jewelry bag and Fitness Certificate- Stop by Jazzercise to pick up a cute, round, silver jewelry bag at that can fit into just about any purse. It comes with 30-days of classes. $ 3. Dedicate a book in her honor – Did your mother …
There are some Mother's Day staples, but not all mothers are happy about the traditional gifts. So what do you think is the best gift a mother can receive this year?
Monday, May 7, 2012
With Mother's Day coming up on May 13, everybody has that perfect gift for Mom on their mind. Year after year, the traditional gifts come up - flowers delivered to work or home or handed to your mother, mother-in-law or the mother of your children over Mother's Day Brunch. For some women, that's all they need. A day to be reminded they're special and their family knows it. But there are others who want something less traditional, something that says their family knows who they are and what it is that would make them really happy. It might not be flowers at all. It might be an iPad because now that you've gone off to college it's a way for Mom to spend some Facetime finding out how you're doing. Or it could be a nook, because now she's …