If Mother’s Day was seriously a singular gift event, you wouldn’t be hyperventilating thinking about Sunday. Truth is, there are a lot of women in your life who you are important to you, and most of them are mothers. And you know if you don’t “surprise” them with a gift, you can pretty much kiss their home-cooked meals sayonara. To help give you some pointers, here are some haute gift ideas from local stores around Dallas for every one of the moms in your life.
This year, shy away from the box of flowers. The last thing you want to hear about again is that 36-hour labor she endured just to bring your thankless behind into this world. So don’t just pamper her, indulge her with the best Mother’s Day spa package in Dallas. Luxury on Lovers is offering a day of beautification for Ma, which includes their wildly popular Double Glow Facial, teeth whitening, airbrush tan, a catered lunch, brow wax and lash tint and integrated massage. She’ll walk out feeling like a million bucks, and you won’t have to pay nearly as much.
Luxury on Lovers is located at 4703 W. Lovers Lane in Dallas, 214-352-8800
For a New Mom or Mom-to-Be
For the mother who likes to make her own fresh baby food out of natural products, the Beaba Babycook is the perfect gift. After its super success around Europe, the French-made applianace is popping up around US stores such as Northpark Center’s William Sonoma outlet. The Beaba can steam, puree, warm and defrost veggies, fruits and meat, making it an all-in-one cooking and cleanup machine.
Find the Beaba Babycook at William Sonoma in Northpark Center, 8687 N. Central Expressway in Dallas, 214-378-6216
Trust me, the mother of your children wants to feel like a mom as well as the apple of your eye. She’ll find the macaroni necklace from your son endearing, but an extra pair of slippers won’t rank you high up on her thank you list. Surprise her with something sparkly, like a sapphire and diamond necklace by Olschwanger Designs, Dallas’s leading designer in fine jewelry for the last 20 years. Olschwanger’s creations are one of a kind, and the quality of the stones and craftsmanship are stunningly perfect. You’ll get bonus points on this round for sure.
Olschwanger designs is located in the Providence Towers at 5001 Spring Valley Road, Suite 1145E in Dallas, 972-458-8359
Always in style, your grandmother effortlessly looks classic and glamorous. Help her up the ante with designer eyewear or sunglasses from Highland Park Village’s Peeper’s. Selling the finest in luxury brands for 25 years, Peeper’s offers a wide selection of eyewear from designers like Oliver Peoples, Prada and Paul Smith, as well as an in-house lab creating the finest prescription lenses with state of the art machinery. From now on, she’ll remember where she puts her glasses.
Peeper’s is located at 64 Highland Park Village in Dallas, 214-522-0352
Mother in Law
You want to make your mother in law happy (for once!), but you simply haven’t mastered the art of pleasing the woman. This Mother’s Day, give her something you’ll both be thankful for: a cruise. Tiki Trips specializes in quality travel packages, from Mexico to the Mediterranean, so you’ll be sure to find a destination that will tickle her fancy, while giving her all the luxury accomodation she deserves/demands. And, of course, she’ll be out of your hair for that whole two weeks.
Tiki Trips is located at 2715 C-Mckinney Avenue in Dallas, 214-999-1009