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Last-minute Mother's Day gifts

If you're struggling to find something to buy your wife or mom for Mother's Day, have we got the goods for you! Judy Gordon, Today's style editor and founder of the trendreport.com, has some great, inexpensive, last-minute Mother's Day gift ideas.
/ Source: Weekend Today

If you're struggling to find something to buy your wife or mom for Mother's Day, have we got the goods for you! Judy Gordon, Today's style editor and founder of the trendreport.com, has some great, inexpensive, last-minute Mother's Day gift ideas.

For the mom who likes to cook: Herb garden in a window box: $50Item found at White Flower Farm             For herb lovers and garden lovers, this is for you. Unlike flowers, an herb garden lasts all year. You can easily go to your local nursery, pick out the herbs you like and then your local nursery or a specialty store like Restoration Hardware or Pottery Barn has some beautiful planters. Then, to be able to pinch a few leaves of fresh rosemary, thyme, basil, cilantro is a beautiful Mothers Day gift!

For the stressed-out mom:
An ivory teapot with bamboo handle and matching mug: $32.95/$6.95Items found at Crate and BarrelTea is actually all the rage right now, it's a growing trend.  What better way to say happy Mother's Day than with a beautiful teapot and some exotic teas.

For the do-good mom:
T-shirts in the "it" colors of the season. They can either be simple or embellished.1) I.N.C t-shirt - crisp white (yes - white is an "it" color this spring). Crew neck, cap sleeves: $202) Ann Taylor t-shirt in purple, silk/cotton square neck and short sleeves. It's stylish and comfortable for easy fashion: $29.993) Express t-shirt. Embellished t’s are all the rage this spring. You can dress up a black pants suit with it or even wear with a pair of jeans: $29.50

Mother's day gifts $60-$100:

For the pampered mom:
L'occitane supplied a beautiful basket of home product items in lavender and verbena: $56
-Scented linen water (for ironing)                               -Perfume-Body lotion

For the new mom or mom-to-be: "Brag book" photo album from Kate Spade: $65/$95         1) Brag book (made of nylon): $65
Made of water-resistant micro-fiber with a satin finish. Tab snap closure and leather lining, perfect for toting pictures around of your little one or little one-to-be! Colors: cranberry, green, pink2) Brag book (made of leather): $95
This second book is Kate Spades custom-dyed, vegetable-tanned leather brag book. The leather has been heat pressed for a special sheen and it's water resistant. Colors: purple, aqua

Picture frame from Vera Wang: $75-$95
Silver plated 4x6 or 8x10 picture frames from Vera Wang.  They can be found in any department store or in a Vera Wang specialty store. There are two different styles and obviously the 8x10 frame is more expensive than the 4x6 frame.

For the working mom:
Laptop bag: $89
Item made by Wa BagThese laptop bags are all the rage. Demi Moore bought eight of them! They come in silkbrocade, with multiple compartment space for CDs, diskettes, pens and notepads. The bag is slim, compact and meant primarily for carrying your laptop. Colors: brown, cherry red, merlot.

Mother's day gifts - splurge items:

For the fashionista mom:
Boho is the trend this season, but you don't need to spend a whole heck of a lot of money. You can put together an easy, trendy look for your mom or wife without breaking the bank.-Brown belt with stone clusters from Anne Klein: $80
-Embellished flats from Aldo: $59.99
-Add a Boho wood/ivory or turquiose necklace from Express: $22
-And bamboo wood bangle bracelets also from Express: $22
Total: $183.99

For all moms -- a vacation! Coffee table books are dual purpose gifts: $50/each
Four or 5 books can be stacked so it becomes a "decorated" look for a coffee table. These are themed book on various cities, states, European cites, Maine houses, Venice, St. Tropez, Cannes, Paris, Aspen, the Hamptons.    

The surprise or the splurge is inside the book: Either a ticket for a getaway vacation or even a vacation from housework. You can give your mom/wife a gift certificate for a day's maids' service: $75/day