#SceneMom Gift Guide

What’s better than a Mother’s Day gift that keeps on giving  month after month! Packed Party has customized the most adorable ‘All About You’ Mother’s Day Package containing all the items your mom needs to make it all about her for the day! Think things like a custom silk sleep mask, a custom “For Mother” soap that smells oh-so-good, a split end therapy wrap, a nail therapy wrap, creamy hand-lotion, an all-natural buttermilk face mask, and of course our signature letterpress card stating what the party is, why it is being sent, and THEY sign it with who it’s being sent from! Kick up your legs for an at home spa day with mom, where no one can judge you two for drinking a little too much champagne….

We saw Harry & David’s Brunch Gift Basket for mom, and knew this would be the perfect ‘Breakfast in Bed’ gift. Plan a girls sleepover with mom Saturday night and surprise her with this amazing gift basket. This basket comes with fluffy pecan praline pancakes, maple syrup, Harry & David’s signature sticky cinnamon swirl (yummm), and San Francisco sourdough signature English muffins topped with seedless marion berry preserves. A dark chocolate chunk scone, baked to perfection, is a most decadent pastry finale. Select your sipping option with their different coffee options. It’s the perfect way to start a Mother’s Day at your ‘home spa’!

Still not sold on the best gift for your mom? You will be pleasantly overwhelmed with the adorable options at Francesca’s Collections. They have the stores all over South Florida, at the Boca Town Center Mall, Mizner Park, the Coconut Creek Promenade and the Galleria Mall.

You might think it’s funny that a ‘dog mom’ is featured in our Mother’s Day Gift Guide, but dog moms are regular moms too (especially when we want Blake & Sam to recognize it – hint, hint).

Some of you may not know this, but one of the most important parts about being a dog mom is finding appropriate dog accessories. Walk’n Wag With Me provides a fashionable alternative to the everyday leashes and collars Bentley & Duke rock to doggy day care, and while they strut their stuff on the streets of Mizner. They compliment their boyish style while throwing in a little ‘mamas boy’ swag at the same time.

Like what you see for a dog mom in your life? Email the owner of Walk’n Wag With Me, Pam:planzi1@aol.com.

If you’re a true dog mom like Lindsey & Lilly, you’re going to want to listen closely. Cuddle Clones make soft, adorable, customized stuffed-animal versions of your pet. All you have to do is submit at least one picture (although several are preferred) and choose a few customization options (eye color, ear position, tail position) and they send you your very own Cuddle Clone. We can’t tell you how many times we have been away from Bentley & Duke, and wish there was a way to snuggle them. Now you can get the next best thing. The resemblance is uncanny, it’s insane! Their price points are a little on the expensive side, but a portion of each Cuddle Clone purchased goes to a pet-related cause. So you can get a really cool product for yourself or a pet-loving friend and feel warm and fuzzy knowing that your purchase has helped better, and in some cases save, the lives of animals everywhere. It’s a win/win and totally worth it.
We know, you’re probably thinking…”If they are like this with their dogs, what are these crazy girls going to be like when they have actual children?” Don’t worry, we get it all the time, and we will be just as fabulous.

Oh, you thought we were joking earlier when we mentioned Doggy Day Care? Nope, not one bit. If you do know someone that takes their dogs to doggy day care, chances are they have expressed their discomfort with the amount of money they spend on it. Lilly takes Duke to Darbster Dog Daycare where Duke is treated like a modern day celebrity, and frequents long naps. Bentley attends Camp Canine Country Club as the reigning ‘Dog of the Month – December 2013’, and enjoys weekly chamomile tea facials. Both doggy day cares are safe, loving, and come highly recommended by your #SceneGirls. Visit their websites and figure out which daycare fits your special pups!

A delivery service is probably one of the best things you can buy for a new mom. We were introduced to Jessica Lopera and MotherEarth Diaper Service after Modern Boca Mom’s MOMpreneur Monday and knew we had to feature this company in our Mother’s Day Gift Guide, for new moms in particular. There is nothing a new mom needs more than time and convenience, and MotherEarth Diaper Service offers just that, and so much more. Mother Earth Diaper Service is committed to improving the health of babies, improving the lives of families and assisting in making a significant change in the way we do things. Based out of South Florida, this earth friendly companies offers new parents the opportunity to…

1. Save Time: No washing, rinsing or scraping off poop! They do all the dirty work!

2. Rest Assured: 100% organic cotton closest to your child’s most private areas during the most important developmental years – No chemicals!

3. Budget Friendly: Couples spend a lot of money on diapers, whether they’re cloth or not. MotherEarth Diaper Service helps families save over $1,800 per child!

 They bring an easy and convenient service to the working moms and dads of today’s day and age.MotherEarth Diapers takes care of the cleaning and delivery, so parents have more time to spend with their newborns.

You’re a new mom, how sick are you of the ongoing unsolicited parenting advice coming your way? That being said, there is still an overwhelming amount of product choices for newborns and parents. Bluum allows you to customize your own box with products based around your child’s age, gender, and developmental stage.

Perks: You can try before you buy. Like a magazine, it recommends the best products, but they are the actual products you can try at home. It shows what other moms think and how the item worked for them. Bluum allows to give brands feedback about what works and what doesn’t.

Trust the experts.

Bluum has a team of expert m.o.m.’s (managers of merchandising) who spend their days trying new products, meeting and getting to know brands. It’s their mission to evaluate whether a brand is a good fit to join the lineup of bluum’s products. Doing that, the team applies hard criteria to make sure we only send responsibly sourced, free of dangerous chemicals and in most cases organically manufactured products that are healthy for baby and mom. Bluum currently works with more than 350 brands and over1,000 different products.

Aside from a convenient delivery service, what else does a new momREALLY need? A day to herself at the spa. Guess what? You can go to Belly Love before, during, and after pregnancy. Not only do they offer your traditional massages: Swedish, Deep Tissue…etc, they also offer Postpartum Massages where therapist gently bring your body and abdomen back into balance.This massage is specially designed for a new mother, with healing and restoration as the focus. Their talented therapists will combine a variety of modalities to address your specific needs by applying Goodbye Stretch Mark cream and other ointments that will detox and nourish the body and mind.*Note: Must have clearance from doctor, and wait at least 6 weeks after having a c-section in order to receive a Postpartum Massage at Belly Love.

Gift Certificates can be purchased in the store, or online, and instantly emailed to the recipient. She deserves a day to get her mind, body, and spirit back into balance.

Have a new Mother In Law or boyfriend mom to impress? Anything on Etsy.com will be your best friend. If you just married, find a company that can personalize an 8×10 with a nice quote. One of our favorite Etsy shops for this would be, TheSubShopp.

Sites the Shutterfly, MixBook, and Minted will have you occupied for hours narrowing down the best gift for yourMother in Law. You’re able to customize calendars, magnets, stationery, artwork, and so much more!

 There’s nothing an expectant mom needs more than a day at the spa. We obviously don’t know what it’s like to pregnant yet, but we can just imagine what it’s like to carry around growing human inside your belly for 9 months.

 With our ongoing relationship with Belly Love Spa, we can guarantee the pregnant mom in your life wants a spa day. It’s a little awkward getting something for a mom-to-be, especially if they’re pregnant with their first baby. We can assure you that not only will you surprise her with that “different” gift, it will end up being her favorite. All of the #SceneMoms we work with couldn’t agree more, Belly Love is the ONLY place to go for spa services when you’re pregnant.

 Whether she’s in need of a pregnancy safe spa day, maternity clothes, or she wants to see her baby for the first time with their 3D/4D Ultrasound technology, she will be so happy to have a gift certificate to Belly Love during her pregnancy.

 You’re in luck! They JUST launched their Membership Program last week. The special mom-to-be in your life can receive pampering all day, everyday during her pregnancy…if she wants!

Mama Mio is one of the best selling products on the market for expectant moms and new moms. This skincare line is pregnancy safe and effective before, during, and after pregnancy. If it’s her first time expecting, than their Pregnancy Starter Kit is just what she will need. Mama Mio’s kits are perfect because they give just enough options for new moms to sample before they fall in love with their favorites. The Pregnancy Starter Kit includes their award-winningThe Tummy Rub Butter and Pregnancy Boob Tube, which will protect against stretch marks and sag, and help you get their body back once the baby is born.

Disclaimer: Of course, all opinions & reviews are our very own. Some of our posts & ads contain affiliate links to make a purchase. We only partner with companies we are truly passionate about. It’s little things like this, which come as no extra charge to our loyal readers, that keep us up & running. Thanks so much!

xoxo, Lindsey & Lilly

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