On Sunday, May 13th Mothers everywhere will be celebrated. Don't get caught empty handed. Use this savvy, Seattle-based guide featuring 10 of the best Mother's Day gift ideas to point you in the right direction!
# 1 - Summer sandals from Queen Anne Dispatch
Who can say no to shoes? It's time to put those winter boots away and saunter into the sunshine with some pretty new sandals. Queen Anne Dispatch has some great summer styles in now plus, they offer complimentary gift wrap! Queen Anne Dispatch 2212 Queen Anne Ave. N.
# 2 - An Ultra Age Defying Facial from the Spa at the Four Seasons
For busy moms who need a little rest and relaxation this comprehensive treatment provides immediate results. The 80-minute facial combines micro-currents with LED light therapy and ultrasonic exfoliation to re-educate muscles and hydrate skin. Jennifer Lopez swears by these facials and after getting my first one, I do too! The Four Seasons Seattle Spa (206) 749-7077
# 3 - A Wardrobe Styling Session with Styled.Seattle
Working with a stylist is not just reserved for the rich and famous. Anyone can benefit from working with a pro who understands body type and works to help customize outfits that fit and flatter. Styled Seattle offers a Reduce, Reuse, Re-Style package that is perfect for moms on a budget who want to mix it up using pieces they already own. Styled.Seattle (206) 349-3401
# 4 - A full set of lashes from Noir Lash Lounge
Make her mornings a breeze with a full set of lash extensions from Noir Lash Lounge in Bellevue. Her eyes will be refreshed and ready to conquer the day and she won't even bat an eyelash at the price of a fill. Having lash extensions is guaranteed to save at least 10-minutes from her morning "get-ready" routine which basically means she can hit snooze at least once without feeling guilty! $75 for a full set. $30 for a fill.
Noir Lash Lounge (425) 454-5274
# 5 - A Gift Certificate to Mane
Of course she can wash and dry her hair at home but why would she want to when she can escape the hustle and bustle of the city and slip into Mane for a relaxing $35 spa-style blow out instead? Mane has 5 signature looks to choose from and offers money-saving styling packages. Mane Blow Dry Bar 717 Pine Street (206) 352-6263
# 6 A Gift Card to Calidora Skin Clinic
From Botox to Fillers, Facials, Lasers and Peels, Calidora Skin Clinic has all your skincare needs covered. Give mom a gift card she can use on whatever her little heart desires. Now through May 31st, 2012 buy a $100 gift card and get an extra $25. Calidora Skin Clinic 2613 NE University Village (206) 522-2613
# 7 A beautiful bracelet by Seattle artist Martha Driver of Rock Star Jewelry
You can't go wrong this Mother's Day with beautiful jewelry from Seattle-based Rock Star Jewelry. This beautiful pearl and turquoise bracelet is perfectly on-trend for the season and available now at Karan Dannenberg Clothier in Belltown. RockStarJewelry.com
# 8 A signature cut & color from Rosaline Hampton Salon
Located in Bellevue the team at Rosaline Hampton salon focuses on giving clients their dream hair using customized cuts and super-flattering color. Pamper a special mom you know with a new hair style and signature make-up application. Rosaline Hampton 188 106th Ave. N.E. Bellevue (425) 614-6377
# 9 Pretty Pedicure at Julep Nail Parlor
These candy colored polishes make the perfect spring accessory for your hands. DIY with a bottle of polish for $14 or splurge on a full manicure featuring reflexology-based massage, sea salt exfoliation, paraffin wrap plus a mini bottle of polish for $48. Julep.com
# 10 A Shopping spree at Nordstrom
What would the Seattle shopping scene be without Nordstrom? Every woman loves to shop including stylish mom's so why not treat her to a little retail therapy with a Nordstrom gift card? She can spent it on a Marc by Marc Jacobs travel wallet, make-up, or even a new dress. Nordstrom.com