CinWeekly, May 7, 2008 May 07 2008

CinWeekly shared their gift guide for Mother's Day in the following article: Mother's Day Gift Guide Perfect gifts for your mom, no matter her style TERRON AUSTIN | CIN WEEKLY Wednesday, May 7, 2008 Still looking for the perfect way to say Happy Mother's Day? Rest assured, your shopping time has not expired just yet. We found eight ideas you probably didn't think of to help celebrate Mom's special day. With these great gift items, this year you can create a most memorable Mother's Day, no matter what she likes or how much (or how little) you plan to spend. Snag most of these special deals while they last before Mother's Day, this Sunday, May 11! MAKE HER FEEL GRAND! Celebrate her elegance and beauty with a new addition to her wardrobe. Find great deals on accessory sets and on Donna Vinci custom-order designer suit and hat sets ($250) at England's Elegant Attire. After your purchase, you can even register for your chance to win a free limousine ride (for Mom, of course, not for you)! Get it at: England's Elegant Attire, Northgate Mall, 9527 Colerain Ave., Colerain Twp., 513-522-5900 or MAKE IT PERSONAL! Have your mom's favorite artwork reframed, then save a little with a Mother's Day 25 percent discount off any custom-framing job. Or get a custom-made mirror for enhancing Mom's interior décor. Get it at: Artonomy Gallery, Rookwood Commons, 2723 Edmondson Road, Norwood, 513-281-ARTS (2787) or MAKE HER FEEL FRESH AND ALIVE! Give Mom some flowers and honor Mother Earth at the same time. Jones the Florist offers eco-friendly floral needs such as the Green With Envy ($95 and up) and Just Daisy ($55 and up) bouquets. Featuring seven special arrangements made with recycled glass containers and other environmentally responsible resources, the florist allows Mom not to worry so much about the environment. Get it at: Jones the Florist near you, including Deerfield Towne Center, 5076 Deerfield Blvd., Deerfield Twp., 513-398-3095 or MAKE HER FEEL BEAUTIFUL! Give the mom on the go some well-deserved quality pampering with a Mother's Day Head to Toe spa package ($120, manicure and pedicure included). Believe me, she needs it, and she'll love you for it. Order packages online or at the location closest to you. Get it at: Mitchell's Salon & Day Spa near you, including 11330 Princeton Pike, Springdale, 513-793-0900 or MAKE HER FEEL USEFUL! Share the gift of hope on Mother's Day with one of Beaded Hope's hand-made African beadworks created to support mothers suffering with HIV/AIDS in South Africa. Choose everything from key rings ($8) and bookmarks ($15) to placemats ($20) and necklaces ($42). It's the perfect way to remind Mom that you were listening when she told you to be a cheerful giver and to help others less fortunate. Get it at: Multiple locations including Red Tree Art Gallery & Coffee Shop, 4409 Brazee St., Oakley, 513-321-8733 or GIVE HER A BREAK! Whether it's a Friday night fish fry, breakfast on Saturday or a classic Sunday dinner, Mom knows how to make it happen in the kitchen. Return the favor; take her out for an exceptional dining experience where you can celebrate with a special menu ($59 per person) created just for the big day. Get it at: Morton's The Steakhouse, Carew Tower, 441 Vine St., downtown, 513-621-3111 or MAKE IT MEMORABLE! Mom doesn't have to be tech-savvy to make the most of her memories for years to come. The DPF-V700 Sony digital photo frames (starting at $189.99) help her easily display hundreds of photos in vivid color on large LCD screens with direct memory card input and special features to enhance quality. Get it at: Sony Style, Kenwood Towne Centre, 7875 Montgomery Road, Kenwood, 513-793-0512 or DON'T FORGET ABOUT THE "MOMMY-TO-BE!" Help the soon-to-be mommy take a moment to relax and be light on her feet this Mother's Day with the Earth Therapeutics Tea Tree Oil foot soak ($4.40). Afterwards, keep her refreshed and nourished feet cozy in a pair of Earth Therapeutics Soft-Soles gel booties ($13.75). Get it at: Kohl's near you, including 61 Spiral Drive, Florence, 859-647-6817 or Note: For the mom who's just too picky, gift cards to her favorite restaurant, hair and nail salon, day spa or bookstore will always suffice. Whatever you choose to do to celebrate your mom on Mother's Day, just remember to do it with love. Check out the online article here