I spend most of the year pretending to be selfless and non-materialistic, blah blah blah, but if I’m being honest, every once in awhile I want to open up a pretty box and find an awesome present inside.
Which leads us to my big Valentine’s Day confession: I get SO bummed out when my significant other gives me flowers. They die in like two days, they’re messy and I’m just not a fan.
I know, that makes me sound like a brat. But at least I save my gift-gimmes for key holidays! (I also recycle, and donate to charity, and if I ever get that cat I’m holding out for, it’s coming from a rescue shelter FOR SURE.)
So if you’re a girl after my own heart and would prefer a funky scarf, a statement piece of jewelry or a gorgeous wallet from your dearly beloved, you’ve come to the right place.
Here are a few of my favorite gift ideas for moms:
I’m in love with this scarf because it’s fun and festive with the adorable blue and white heart pattern, but can still be worn all year round. Available for $9.99 from ModCloth.
A beautiful bracelet engraved with the names of my children? Yes, that is exactly the kind of meaningful, heartfelt gift that I will treasure for years to come. Available for $160.00 from PoshMommy.
Inspired by the Beatles song, these decorative pillows add a touch of warmth to any room – and they’re reversible, in case you love to switch things up every once in awhile. Available for $50.00 from www.lyricculture.com
This luxe leather wallet has tons of pockets, nooks and crannies to keep you organized by day, and it does double duty, turning into a chic clutch for a night out with the ladies. Available starting at $110.00 from www.hobobags.com
5. Carla Hall Petite Cookies
These chocolate hazelnut praline cookies look TO DIE FOR. Seriously, if you bring me chocolate, I will love you forever. This is the perfect way to nail it, without spending a ton of cash. Available for $9.00 from Carla Hall.
Pucker up for these adorable coffee mugs, that come in a set of four. My favorite part is that you can write little love notes and messages on the surface of the mug with chalk – what a great way to start your day. Available for $28.93 from www.wayfair.com.
This beautiful scent has notes of sandalwood, vanilla, gardenia and lily – a blend that’s sure to captivate your special someone. Spritz some on for a night of romance… wink, wink. Available for $80.00 from www.shopolivine.com.
I know this doesn’t seem like the most romantic present, but one of my friends gave a Roomba to her boyfriend and I am not kidding, I have never seen anyone so excited in my life. It keeps your house clean and dust-free with zero effort on your part – totally the gift that keeps on giving! Available for $349.99 from www.irobot.com
What’s the best gift you’ve ever gotten from your hubby? Share in the comments below!
Plus, check out some seriously epic fails on our list of the Worst Valentine’s Day Gifts Ever.