Shop the Show with Dana Holmes

April 30, 2013    |    By +
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shop-the-show-250x250If you were watching your morning news recently, you may have caught me sharing some of my favorite Mother’s Day gift ideas! TV is always so much fun for me to do, but there is never enough time to get all of the great details in about each product. So, in case you want to know more like where to get them, what they are and how much they cost, read on. I’ve got you covered so that you can make sure Mom has a great day and you don’t stress out too much trying to pull it off! Happy gifting!

First I talked about a recent Mother’s Day survey that surveyed what moms really think about Mother’s Day and here are some of the interesting findings:

Q: What did Moms say they wanted most this Mother’s Day?

A: The majority of moms of all ages said they really want a relaxing spa-type of experience for Mother’s Day this year.


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Lightweight Spring Robe – $99.95

Robes have always represented a luxurious way to slow down and relax and let’s face it, those are things that all moms want. This hand-dip dyed robe is exclusively from and is made of durable cotton with a hint of silk. You can personalize it with embroidery on the matching pouch that’s included with the robe. Choose from pomegranate pink or navy blue at, a wonderful place to find inspiring and unique gifts for Mother’s Day.

spafinder SpaFinder Gift Card - $25+ Up

Like I said earlier, mom wants some spa time and she deserves it! Picking a spa that’s up to her standards might be tricky, or finding time in her busy schedule could prove a problem if you’re making this a surprise. So, SpaFinder is the perfect solution. With this certificate, Mom can cash in at 40,000 spas around the world whether she’s on her next vacation or taking a Sunday to herself. These are great because she has some control over where she’s going and when. No matter when she uses it, she’ll think of you while she’s basking in relaxation and that is awesome.

Q: How do we give our Moms the full “Mother’s Day” experience?

A: Mom’s aged 65+ were more likely than others to prefer flowers or family heirlooms this year.

Below are some top-selling Mother’s Day products such as flowers, gourmet treats, and gifts from brands including RedEnvelope, ProFlowers,  Shari’s Berries, and Personal Creations that will help you accomplish this.


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Mom’s Garden – $39.98

This bouquet from is a great option for somebody who is looking for a colorful, fun and springy mixed bouquet for their equally as vibrant mom. ProFlowers ships all of its bouquets rightfrom the flower fields so that you can enjoy them for longer. In fact ProFlowers guarantees all of their flowers will last a minimum of 7 days!This bouquet includes hot pink gerbera daisies, medley of hot pink and orange, with yellow spray rose, but there are hundreds to choose from the floral pros at


Mother's Day Strawberries

Mother’s Day Dipped Berries – starting at $29.99

Strawberries covered in chocolaty goodness are the perfect combination of health and indulgence. These Limited Edition Mother’s Day Strawberries from Shari’s Berries are dipped and topped with sweet swizzles and daisy sprinkles. With a full dozen there are enough to share with family, if she wants to. They come in 6, 12, or 24 counts so there’s a size that’s right for every mom.  And withmore than 35 million of their famous dipped berries sent, Shari’s Berries is the definitive source for sweets and treats for Mother’s Day.

Q: “What about if you want to get mom something more personal?”

A: Research shows moms are looking for truly unique and personalized gifts on Mother’s Day. And many of these products can be engraved or embroidered to add a personal touch. It doesn’t get more personal than mom’s secret recipes and the Personal Creations casserole dish is a way to take them to the next level.


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Personalized Casserole Dish – $39.99

Exclusively from, this heirloom stoneware casserole dish will make mom even more proud of her prized baked creations. You can personalize them with any message on one line, up to 25 characters, that are hand-etched through the glaze revealing your message in the bisque stoneware.

They come in 3 colors: cobalt blue, burgundy or deep green. The stoneware dishes are lead-free as well as microwave, oven and dishwasher safe. Personal Creations has a huge assortment of customizable gifts for Mother’s Day, with a focus on family, tradition, and cherishing loved ones.

Want more inspiration? See more of my favorite Mother’s Day Gift ideas and read more Mother’s Day Gift Guide Blog Posts!

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Kathryn D.W.
Kathryn Drury Wagner is the senior manager of content at She was formerly the executive editor at Honolulu Magazine, and is the author of The Ultimate Guide to Shopping on Oahu. Her career has included staff positions at Country Living Gardener and Power & Motoryacht. Her latest book is "Hawaii's Strangest, Ickiest, Wildest Book Ever!"

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