A Southern Girl’s Gift Guide: Mother’s Day

Mother's Day
Mother’s Day is just around the corner.

Mother’s day is just around the corner — this weekend to be exact — and I’m here to help all of the last minute shoppers out there. If you’re like me, you wait until the very last second to find the perfect gift. Do not fret, it’s all about knowing where to look and what to get.

This Mother’s Day, treat the special women in your life to something sweet and southern. I’ve rounded up my TOP picks for Mother’s Day gifts for any age and at an affordable price point. Mother’s Day, in my opinion, is one of the easiest holidays to shop for. The holiday falls on the start of summer, which means new seasonal arrivals, pretty big discounts, and an audience driven product selection. Retailers know you’re going to be shopping for Mom, and they market the heck out of it. Take advantage of hefty online deals, free shipping, and anything with the word FREE in it. For instance, FREE personalization.

I love a good monogram, and a lot of other women do too. If you notice a popular website offering free personalization, I sincerely suggest you take the offer, gifting your wife, sister, mother, etc. with a customized gift. It makes the gift that more special.

Lastly, for anyone reading this the day before Mother’s Day, take the following advice immediately and seriously: go to the nearest spa, get your wife, sister, mother, etc. a nice package. Then have them put a bow on it, stop at the supermarket and get a sweet card, and fill that bad boy out. It’s never too late or too silly to give someone a massage, trust me.

Good luck to all of my shoppers, and HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY!

  1. ROBE 2. HAND TOWELS 3. KEY CHAIN 4. CUFF BRACELET
  2. LONGCHAMP BAG 6. KENDRA SCOTT EARRINGS 7. SERVING TRAY 8. PJ’S
  3. SLEEP SET 10. JEWELRY BOX 11. TORY BURCH FLATS 12. MONOGRAM SUNGLASS CASE
  4. PICNIC SET 14. NECKLACE 15. MONOGRAM PITCHER 16. COCONUT OIL

 

The horse broke well today,” Gaffalione said. “I had the horse inside, Dunph, going to the lead and then (Gun It) showed a little bit of speed. When I saw they were intent on going I just tried to get him back and got him to relax. He came back to me nicely and settled well down the backside. Got a little keen going into the far turn and wanted to move a little early. But I didn’t want to take too much away from him so I tried to sit as long as I could. He was waiting on horses down the lane but I kept him at task and there was plenty of horse there.”

“Mark (Casse, the trainer) and his team have done a great job,” Gaffalione said. “They’ve had a ton of confidence in this horse the whole way. It’s just an honor to be able to ride the horse. He’s just so professional, trains great and he’s a pleasure to be around.”

Tyler Gaffalione, Rode of War of Will to victory in the G2 Risen Star Stakes at the Fair Grounds

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