Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother’s Day Gift Guide
Mother’s Day is right around the corner! Are you ready? Do you know what you’re getting for your mom? Do you have any ideas for what you may want? We can help!  We’ve scoured the stores and internet for some unique and meaningful gifts to show mom just how much you care.  Below is a list of some of our favorite suggestions:
Precious Metal Prints – Mother’s Necklace
A Precious Metal Print can maintain a unique fingerprint impression for centuries. Crafted individually in Knoxville, Tennessee and hand-finished in silver or gold, a Precious Metal Print requires only a single impression to immortalize a loved one. Your necklace kit includes everything you need – precious metal clay and detailed instructions on how to create your treasure. If doing a child’s imprint, please note; fingerprints do not develop until one year of age. For more information, visit:
Aquinnah Jewelry – Mother’s Necklace/Jewelry
A more modern and customized twist on a typical mother’s necklace, Aquinnah jewelry is made right here in Killingworth, CT!  Different shaped, engraveable necklaces are available in gold or silver. Initials, names, dates, etc are stamped into the metal to give you the exact necklace you want. Additionally, 20% of all letter stamped jewelry purchases will be donated to, an organization that helps support a local family afflicted with ALS.
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Healing Touch Pottery – Mother’s Mug
Based out of New Hampshire, Healing Touch Pottery creates unique handcrafted gifts. Their pottery is unique in its appearance and in its healing energy. Each piece is created with a specific intention and healing component. One of the most special items we came across is the Mother’s Mug. It has a Mother of Pearl shell attached to the thumb rest of the mug handle and is tagged with the words below.
“A mother protects and nurtures, gives care and affection, and shelters her child during the tender growth and many stages of life. Mother of Pearl represents the shield a mother provides. This organic mineral becomes the protective coating around an oyster or abalone during its growth and formation.  A Mother’s Mug is an extension of love and gratitude from the child. I love you, mom”.  For more information, visit:
Nora Fleming Serveware
These amazing serving plates & dishes are created by a brother and sister team who are determined to bring joy to every table and every event. As both a mother and a wife, Nora, the sister part of the team, strives to make every celebration a memory for her children. Each piece can be customized with a “mini” that makes it unique and fun! For more information, please visit:
Lotti Dotties Jewelry
Lotti Dotties is the only interchangeable magnetic jewelry system featuring “Dotties,” magnetic inserts inlaid with colorful glass, shimmering rhinestone crystals, decorative metal, and other materials. Unique and versatile, Lotti Dotties let you change the look of your jewelry as easy and often as you change your mind. For more information, please visit:
Bella Gusta
Bella Gusta is Connecticut’s premier olive oil and specialty vinegar source. A husband & wife team came up with the idea while on their many international travels, which allowed them to experience what most of the world sees as routine when it comes to food; tasting before you buy. Currently they have a “tasting room” in both West Hartford and Middletown. For more information, please visit:
La LOOP was born out of necessity. A young mom living in New York and juggling work & kids was tired of losing her glasses in the bottom of her bag or losing them all together! She wanted to create products that were functional and stylish, yet simplified. The styles catch your attention, but it’s the patented hinges that set La LOOP in a class of its own. Using 360-degree technology on the hinges of the loop, it keeps your glasses secure and in place without bending, twisting, or falling out. You can check these out locally at Sight in West Hartford Center.  For more information, please visit:
Be sure to check out our segment on Better Connecticut
~Johanna & Monica
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