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Bobbie's Buzz: Mother's Day gift ideas

May 10, 2013 at 10:07 AM ET

Whether you scoop these up for Sunday, her birthday or just as a midweek pick-me-up, TODAY style editor and author Bobbie Thomas shares special gifts that'll pull a smile on mom's face.

qvc.com
qvc.com
Let mom display her favorite photos of her kids with a rotating photo cube.

Something sentimental
From her office desk to her bedside table, all moms love a good picture frame — and you can put a new 'spin' on this classic with a rotating photo cube from QVC! Both eye-catching and efficient, the design lets her display six of her favorite photos all in one place ($18.99, qvc.com).

art.papaya-store.com
art.papaya-store.com
PAPAYA sells tech gear with inspirational messages.

Something inspirational
Remind your mother how special she is 24/7 with empowering words of wisdom printed in practical places. Online retailer PAPAYA offers iPhone cases, computer covers, luggage tags and more, imprinted with beautiful imagery and fun phrases like "Sky's the Limit" and "I'm Kind of a Big Deal" ($10 & up, art.papaya-store.com).

http://unwinedcandles.com/
http://unwinedcandles.com/
Help mom unwind with a candle.

Something soothing
Last but not least, help her unwind with the help of some upcycled candles. The 'Unwined' brand repurposes wine bottles into relaxing soy candles that smell absolutely ah-mazing! Lavender Vanilla, Oak & Amber and Grapefruit are a few favorites for Mother's Day ($20, unwinedcandles.com).

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