Gift Guide: Mother’s Day smart buys & gift ideas for every type of Mom

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Spring is just starting to break, the flowers are popping, the weather is warming up and that means it’s just about time for Mother’s Day.  We’re here to help make your life a bit easier by recommending some fresh deals and gift ideas for every type of Mom.  Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 12th, which leaves you 5 shopping days to find the perfect gift.

“Techie” Mom:

Customized gadget protection: Case-Mate offers the “I Make My Case,” collection which allows purchasers to fully customize cases with personal images.  Cases are available for most popular gadets, including the iPhone 5/4/4S, Samsung galaxy, iPad, Kindle & more, save 20% sitewide with coupon code “MOM2013“.

Small, manageable tablet:  To help celebrate Mother’s Day, Amazon is taking $20 off each Kindle Fire HD model.  With its beautiful anti-glare screen, this may be the perfect tablet for Moms who are more inclined to use their gadget for reading at the beach or poolside.  Starting at a friendly price point of $179, this 7″ tablet is certainly a compelling option for this year’s Mother’s Day.  Use coupon code ““FIRE4MOM“.

“Master-Chef” Mom:

iPad Moms with a flare for cooking:  Treat your Mom to a new kitchen gadget this Mother’s day to show your appreciation for her home-cooking.  The Belkin Kitchen Stand and Wand / Stylus for Tablets makes it easier for Chefs to follow recipes while keeping their iPads clean from food residue.  This tool features several viewing angles and an oversized stylus that makes it easier to navigate an iPad while cooking. Currently on sale for just $22 from Amazon and Best Buy.

“Fitness” Mom:

Knowledge is power:  Long time health-conscience Moms and those just starting to work-out can both benefit from more data concerning the current state of their body.  The Jawbone UP is a slick bracelet which provides real-time health information including calories burned, sleep quality / duration, nutritional information and more, all presented in easy to read graphs and tables on your mobile device.  Starts at just $130.

“On-the-go” Mom:

Mobile music motivation:  NYNE makes great sound, versatible Bluetooth speakers that are made to go wherever you do.  Whether your Mom or Wife is frequently riding a bicycle or pushing a stroller, they will always have a way to bring music along for the ride with a NYNE speaker.  Features include 10+ hours of audio playback on a single battery charge and a rugged design that “repels water splashes and the occasional spilled drink.”  Last year we recommended this speaker over several others like the Logitech UE based on performance and portability.  Starting at just $80.  If you’re looking for a shelf speaker check out our mega review.

“Fashion” Mom:

Because sometimes only shoes & a handbag will work.  Sometimes we just like to be pampered with top-brand clothing and accessories.  Luckily, Amazon is running a promotion that yields 20% savings on $100+ orders of shoes, handbags and more when you enter coupon code “20SHOE13“.  Also, you can save 20% on your next shoe or handbag order when you sign up for the Amazon fashion newsletter.

“Sure shot” Present

Flowers.  You can never go wrong buying a women flowers.  If you cannot decide on a gift this year. flowers are always a crowd pleaser.  Beautiful, colorful flowers go perfectly with Spring time and Mother’s Day.  You can save 20% at 1800 Flowers when you enter coupon code “FFMOM20“. Expires 5/10.

ProFlowers via eBay has a special Mother’s Day 100 Blooms Bouquet with a Square Glass Vase for only $35 delivered, regular $50.

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