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Picks and Pans Main: Mother's Day Gift Guide

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Fashion

GOLD LEAF EARRINGS

Shiny accents for any outfit, $25; shopharmonylane.com

BAMBOO-STYLE BANGLES

Bright enamel bracelets, $19.50 each; atierney.com

ALL FOR UNDER $25!

SUMMER MUST-HAVE!

FESTIVE FLIP-FLOPS

Practical, pretty and easy on the feet, $22-$24 a pair; havianasus.com

DESIGNER CLUTCHES

Sundress-ready Felix Rey bags, $19.99 each; target.com, 800-800-8800

AZTEC SCARF

A spot of color on a cool night, $25; shopharmonylane.com

Beauty

BEAUTY BAG

e.l.f. predesigned makeup kit, $15; eyeslipsface.com

DECORATIVE SOAPS BY MOR

Too pretty to open if they didn’t smell so good: Black Cherry Plum and Fleur de Violette, $16; bestowboutique.com

LIP GLAZE COLLECTION

She’ll definitely find the right shade: Stila Shine-on Gift of Glaze set, $22; sephora.com

NAIL POLISHES

Spring shades in Eternal Optimist, Status Symbol and Flawless, $8 each; essie.com

OLD-WORLD GLAM!

PERFUME BOTTLE

In pink crystal with applicator, $25; bestowboutique.com

COOL KIT!

MAKEUP BRUSHES

Hard to lose at the bottom of her purse: Open Sesameow Set, $25; catcosmetics.com

House & Garden

SUGAR AND FLOWER

How Sweet It Is Cupcakes, $22 for a box of four; henribendel.com

CALMING SCENT

Cha Cha Tin Candles burn for 30 hours. $20; anthropologie.com

ELEGANT ORCHID

The Pink Teacup Orchid blooms for 8 to 12 weeks, $24.99; proflowers.com/people

OM AT HOME!

PAISLEY UMBRELLA

Cheer up blue skies: Dennis Basso print with wood handle, $19.50; qvc.com

YOGA MAT AND TOTE

Tree of Life yoga mat, $22, and matching bag, $25; gaiam.com

HELP HER ORGANIZE

The Mini-Daily calendar has different spaces for mom’s day and the kids’, $20; momagenda.com

BENEFITS BREAST CANCER CHARITY

FIVE-PIECE GARDEN TOOL SET

By Bond. Proceeds go to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, $23; amazon.com

Personalized

CRYSTAL MESSAGE FRAME

Add your own inscription to this silver-plated frame, $20; thingsremembered.com

LETTER PERFECT!

PRESSED INK CARDS

For her thank-you note, perhaps? $12.50 for set of eight; shopkitson.com

CANVAS BOAT TOTE

A take-anywhere classic. small size with monogram, $23; llbean.com

INITIAL JEWELRY BOX

Silver Safekeeper by Lori Greiner for her valuables, $16; qvc.com

TEA TIME

Pick her initial (or at this price, a mug with each letter of her name!), $6; anthropolgie.com

HER OWN WATER BOTTLE!

ECO-FRIENDLY

Select the Sigg bottle color and font of your choice, 17-20 oz., $21-$25 (add artwork for $3 more); greensender.com

Tech

CELL PHONE WITH VIDEO, CAMERA AND MUSIC

LG Shine, $9.99 with two-year contract; wireless.att.com

JUST $9.99

GIVE HER A BREAK!

Mom-O-Matic will take over with phrases like “Just a second, honey!” and “I don’t care what he did,” $12.95; oliebollen.com

iTUNES GIFT CARDS

THE GIFT OF SONG, TV SHOWS AND MOVIES …

These $15 and $25 cards buy her more than a little entertainment; apple.com

USB NIGHTLIGHT

Keyboard stays bright after lights out, $8.99 each; Mr.Brightside, lightwedge.com

MP3 PLAYER

This 1GB widescreen player holds 250 songs and costs only $19.99; jcp.com

CDs and Books

CASSANDRA WILSON

Closer to You: The Pop Side, $18.99; bn.com

BRAD PAISLEY

Playlist: The Very Best of Brad Paisley, $11.99; bn.com

FOREVER LILY

by Beth Nonte Russell

A friend joins another on a trip to China and comes home with a child of her own, $12.60; amazon.com

IF YOU GIVE A MOM A MARTINI …

by Lyss Stern and Julie Klappas

A list by busy moms (including Kelly Ripa) of what they do when they have 10 minutes to themselves, $10.17; bn.com

READY, STEADY, SPAGHETTI

by Lucy Broadhurst

Kid-friendly recipes to make with the little ones, $13.59; amazon.com