Things we love – Watches from Vera Bradley

Vera Bradley is well known for its stylish quilted cotton handbags and travel items, but have you taken a look at some of the other gift ideas and accessories on the site?

For example, this watch could only come from Vera Bradley. It’s available in 5 different stylish prints.

Vera Bradley Watch
Choose from a variety of Vera Bradley colors/prints (our favorite: Buttercup, shown above). Each is complemented by a genuine leather band, elegant face and silver backing and hardware. Silver-toned hardware and timepiece backing.  Wrapped around a coordinating pillow and presented in a round display box with top window. $65

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Browse Categories at Vera Bradley:
Vera Bradley Handbags
Accessories by Vera Bradley
Traveling Accessories and Lugguage
Vera Bradley Tableware Lamps and Home Lighting
Fine Rugs from Vera Bradley
Vera Bradley Stationery

Mom’s ‘One Line a Day’ Diary: Today’s Product Pick

Mom's One Line a Day: A Five-Year Memory Book

Mom’s One Line a Day: A Five-Year Memory Book

For the busy mom-on-the-go, this memory keeper offers a quick and easy way to capture the everyday moments of motherhood. With enough space to record a single thought, a family quote, or a special event each day for five years, this beautiful keepsake makes sure those precious memories will last a lifetime.

Perfect for the mom who feels like she’s too busy to scrapbook, this is a great way to capture those important memories (before they begin to fade.)

It’s not daunting to keep up with this journal, and it makes a great gift for the mom-to-be. (Click here for more Gifts for Her or, in particular, new mom gift ideas.)

The Mom’s Online Line a Day diary is available in hardcover from

Mother Daughter Aprons

The “Carly” Mother/Daughter Aprons

Oh, these mother/daughter aprons make me happy – conjuring, as they do, memories of me as a child, perched on the countertop, batter up to my elbows, and a beater – ready for licking – in each hand.

For any of you moms (or grandmothers) who cherish the time you spend in the kitchen with your children, these mother/daughter aprons are exuberant – joyful even – with all their pretty frills and florals. Mix up some happy memories and order these to make your baking time even more memorable. (Order a third apron to make a great gift for grandma!)

Also available in the Adeline print:

The “Adeline” Mother/Daughter Aprons

These are from Uncommon Goods, an online gift catalog that is unrivaled in its creativity and loveliness.

Uncommon Goods seldom (if ever) issues coupon codes, but I’m always trying to help a girl out, so you can find Uncommon Goods promotions on the Momscape site here, so you can check before you order. (This will open in a new window, so you don’t lose your place.)

One Happy Photo Gift Idea

Here’s a cute one-of-a-kind photo gift idea, from (It’s even a fun thing to give yourself.)

Simply click this link and upload the photo of your choice in jpeg format. Clinique will put the picture on a Clinique Happy™ frragrance bottle. Try it!

Mother’s Day Gift Idea: Bath of the Month Club

Here’s a great Mother’s Day gift idea. Smallflower’s Bath of the Month Club. You can purchase for 3-, 6-, or 12-months and your recipient will get high-quality, therapeutic and luxurious baths every month.

Send a Charity Bouquet

I love this! Organic Bouquet has 45 bouquets that benefit non profit organizations:
45 Charity Bouquets at Organic Bouquet
Proceeds from the sale of each bouquet in this collection are used to support non-profit organizations dedicated to social justice, wildlife conservation, animal rights, and environmental protection.

Free shipping on one of Oprah’s Favorite Things

Oprah has just announced this year’s Favorite Things and one of them is the Clarisonic Skin Care Brush. The Clarisonic line is available via, which is offering free shipping on this item. Check out all current coupon codes here .

Clarisonic skin care is from the creators of the Sonicare® toothbrush and it uses sonic technology to change how we cleanse our skin. This sonic frequency moves Clarisonic’s gentle brush back and forth at more than 300 times per second. The result is a sonic micro-massage, which clears your pores and loosens dirt, makeup and oil.The Clarisonic sonic cleanser is proven to remove more sebum and makeup than traditional cleansing methods. And it doesn’t involve putting harsh chemicals on your face. It’s even gentle enough to use on acne and rosacea prone skin.

(“Oprah” and “Oprah’s Favorite Things” are registered trademarks of Harpo, Inc.)Oprah also mentioned Claus Porto soaps:
Claus Porto Soaps featured on Oprah’s Favorite Things

Unique Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

I’ve just published a new Mother’s Day Gift Guide on

Unique Mother’s Day Gift Ideas
As moms, we know that the most endearing Mother’s Day gifts are those with a personal, sentimental touch. This Mother’s Day, we’ve compiled six suggestions for those gifts we’d most like to receive ourselves. (Free free to share this article with your spouse.) ;)

And here are more Mother’s Day Articles and Ideas:
Mother’s Day Traditions
Mother’s Day Gift Ideas: Top Ten
Mother’s Day Gift Baskets
History of Mother’s Day
50 Best Mom Quotes