Told You So!
Finally we moms have proof that we do get colder at night than certain people we share beds with! The folks at camping-gear supplier Big Agnes have created the "Lulu," a very special sleeping bag ($160) just for women. It has extra room in the hip area and, most critically, extra insulation in the feet and core areas! Score one at Clintonville Outfitters.2869 N. High St., Clintonville 614-447-8902 clintonvilleoutfitters.com
They call it a "Scarfscription" at the Short North boutique Substance for Fashion Conscious People. Order 3, 6, 9 or 12 months of scarves (at $30 per number of months) to be delivered to the mom in your life. It's a subscription guaranteed to delight her and a prescription for any gift-selection anxiety you might be suffering!783 N. High St., Short North 614-299-2910 shopsubstance.com
Like Candy, Only Better!
The German Village "dessert boutique" Pistacia Vera might be best known for their macarons and other baked goodies, but we can't resist their Pate de Fruits - shimmery, sugar-coated blocks of natural fruit jellies in a rainbow of colors. At $8 for a bar of seven blocks, they make deliciously sophisticated stocking stuffers.541 S. Third St., German Village 614-220-9070 pistaciavera.com
For a Hot Bath, Only Better!
Know any moms who recharge with hot baths? Flower Soak from Biggs & Featherbelle ($15 for a 14-ounce jar) is the perfect bath additive for them. Sold at Wholly Craft, it's got lavender and geranium essential oils to soothe the skin and sea salts to soothe the muscles.3169 N. High St., Clintonville 614-447-3445 whollycraft.com
Mom gets one, daughter gets one and happiness abounds! Handmade by Columbus designer Amy Spellacy (who made the mini versions just for Columbus Parent), these bracelets ($18 for singles, $28 for double-wraps) can be worn alone or stacked. You can find them at the Short North boutique Ladybird.716 N. High St., Short North 614-298-8133 ladybirdfashion.com
This Little Light of Mine
Delight the senses with these luxe little Lafco candles ($20 and the matchbox is included!). They're sold at Found boutique.21 W. Olentangy St., Powell 614-781-0000 foundat21.com
If Mom's going to keep just one makeup item in her purse for those oh-my-gosh-I-need-just-a-little-something-now moments, this one's a good choice. Clinique's Vitamin C Lip Smoothie Antioxidant Lip Colour ($17.50) offers the perfect splash of color - and it's super nourishing, too.clinique.com
Made by women across the world who are paid fair wages for their designs and sold at Generation Green, Mom can look good and feel good in these sterling silver earrings ($38).6351 Sawmill Road, Dublin 614-761-2222 generationgreenstore.com