MOTHER'S DAY GIFT GUIDE--MILITARY FAMILIES
Mother's Day (May 9, 2021) and Military Spouse Appreciation Day (May 7, 2021), are right around the corner. Mother's Day is a time to celebrate moms everywhere for all they do day in and day out. Especially during times of social distancing, virtual learning, and working from home, many moms are working overtime. Now more than ever moms could use a day of pampering.
We know this Mother's Day, celebrating mom might look a bit different. But, there are still some things you can do to show her how much you appreciate and love her. Below are some of our favorite gifts and ideas to make it a special day for mom.
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(1) FTD Flowers--10% DISCOUNT
You simply can't go wrong with a beautiful bouquet of flowers. FTD has been a leader in the floral industry for over 100 years. They have an unparalleled selection of flowers and gifts to put a smile on your favorite mom's face.
MilitaryBridge followers receive a 10% discount off your purchase of flowers & gifts to celebrate this special day.
Nixplay, one of my top picks for Mother's Day. What makes this a great Mother's Day gift? Now more than ever it is important to feel connected to family. It's been very challenging for families to stay connected to family and friends with the COVID-19 pandemic. Grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, missing out on important life moments. It's certainly challenging times. Nixplay does a great job of keeping families connected near and far. You can upload your favorite pictures of the kids, goofie videos, or other life moments--click share and send it to family who also have a Nixplay. It's the perfect gift for Mother's Day and wins our top pick award.
Nixplay is offering a special sale off select frames! The more you buy, the more you save.
Nixplay is best when you have one and gift one to someone you want to stay connected with :)
(3) LIFE IS GOOD--20% MILITARY DISCOUNT
Life is Good has an awesome line of Mother's Day graphic t-shirts available. I love the positive vibes and messaging of Life is Good. It reminds us to take a deep breath when things are challenging and to remember that Life is Good, no matter what.
Here are a couple of our favorites for Mother's Day
We are excited to share that our MilitaryBridge followers receive an exclusive 20% Military Discount on full-priced items with the promo code: USMIL20
(4) FRUITBOUQUETS.COM--15% DISCOUNT
Your mom will love the best chocolate covered strawberries & fruit bouquets delivered right to her door! With Fruitbouquets sending delicious, dipped berries or fruit arrangements has never been easier. Shop favorites for Mother's Day and check out latest savings below.
SAVE 15% off any occasion at Fruitbouquets with PROMO CODE: FBAFF15
(5) TERVIS TUMBLER--15% MILITARY DISCOUNT
In my opinion, you can never have enough Tervis Tumblers. The designs are endless so I won't even go into sharing all of my favorites. On the link below, you'll be directed to their Mother's Day Guide. Military save 15% on drinkware products & accessories, with some exclusions. You will find the military discount verification at checkout and it will be applied at checkout.
(6) PURA VIDA BRACELET--10% DISCOUNT
We are obsessed with Pura Vida. The most beautiful collections of bracelets, rings, and accessories. Pura Vida is right on price point with tons of bright colored options and causes to choose from, which we love. Our followers will receive a 10% discount off your entire order when you purchase $30 or more.
You must use the promo code: PURAVIDA10
(7) ENSO RINGS
Enso Rings is offering 25% off with some exclusions in honor of Mother's Day. Enso rings are trendy and come in tons of bright colors. You can also get your ring engraved with a special message just for mom.
(8) HELZBERG DIAMONDS--10% MILITARY DISCOUNT
Helzberg Diamonds has a beautiful line of special occasion pieces and jewelry for everyday wear. No matter if you're looking for something whimsical or you want to express your devotion to that special mom, you're sure to find the right piece among Helzberg Diamonds' various collections.
Helzberg Diamonds is proud to offer a 10% Military Discount for active duty, retirees, disabled veterans, and dependents of active duty/retirees. Once verified, your military discount will apply.
(9) COLE HAAN--20% MILITARY DISCOUNT
You can't go wrong with a purse or beautiful sandals from COLE HAAN, it is definitely a special gift. Cole Haan is Saluting the Military Community for their Service and Sacrifice. Active Duty, Veterans, Reservist, National Guard, and Military Family Members can Save 20% off your online order! Check out their Mother's Day Gift Guide, but first get verified for your military discount.
(10) HYLETE--30% MILITARY DISCOUNT
The leader in fitness training apparel, shoes and accessories. HYLETE is offering HUGE savings--30% Military Discount, perfect for Mother's Day savings.
Receive 30% off retail value on every order of HYLETE training apparel. To grab the discount, set up a Service League account on HYLETE for verification of services. 30% off retail discount automatically once logged in.
(11) FAB, FIT, FUN
The title says it all. Mom will love being pampered not one day but four times a year with a special curated box of goodies just for her.
Get each season's best beauty, fashion, fitness, and wellness products delivered straight to your door with FabFitFun, the subscription box curated by you, for you! Four times a year, receive 8-10 full-size products from brands you love and new favorites you've yet to discover. Each box only costs $49.99, but has a retail value of over $200! They also often run special discounts on their boxes on site.
(12) BRAVE CRATE
Have you heard of Brave Crate? Make deployment fly by with a monthly gift box of tools, tips and treats to help you focus less on counting days and more on making each day during deployment count! The best self care, personal development and long distance love tools sent every month. It's an awesome gift for Mother's Day and will bring joy to your doorstep every month! You can learn more below!
OTHER IDEAS FOR MOM
(1) BREAKFAST IN BED OR CANDLE LIGHT DINNER
This is my personal favorite. My kids and hubby have always made me breakfast in bed. It's an awesome way to wake up and start the day. This is a great idea to put a smile on moms face and get the whole family involved.
(2) HOMEMADE CARD
I also love my special homemade cards from the kids, straight from the heart.
(3) CLEAN THE HOUSE OR CHORE FOR MOM
With the abundance of cooking, cleaning, laundry that all families are faced with on a daily basis due to staying home this would be a huge help for mom.
(4) MAKE A GARDEN
Another great way to involve the entire family and bring mom happiness day in and day out is build a family garden together.
(5) GET OUTDOORS
I know we have all had a lot of family time lately and outdoor time, but take advantage of it. Take advantage of this time together. As military families our lives are often so busy, enjoy this down time together.
(6) TELL YOUR MOM HOW MUCH YOU LOVE HER
I know we often tell our loved ones that we love them. You can never say it enough. Tell your mom how wonderful she is on Mother's Day, let her know that you appreciate all of her hard work and all she does for the family. These words will mean more than any gift could possibly mean.
Put together a photo book of your favorite memories, PCS moves, family vacations, etc. These wonderful memories will certainly bring tears to moms eyes.
Enjoy Mother's Day and your families.