Missing Mom-For Anyone Who Has Lost Their Mom

Missing Mom - For anyone who has lost their mom

There is a piece of me that is missing. Anyone who has lost their mom can identify with the feeling.

Mother’s Day is always a day that stirs up the emotions even more because of her absence. I do have a diversion because I am a mom. My kids and husband do sweet things for me during the day to make me feel special but the void is still there.

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Unique Gifts for Moms

Unique Gifts for Mom
Looking for a great gift for a special mom in your life?
Check out these unique gifts ideas! You can watch my segment on WLWT here.
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1). Downton Abbey Fragrances (downtonabbeyfragrances.com) – For the perfume loverThe Downton Abbey fine fragrance collection are sensual and sophisticated perfumes designed to embody the personality and style of the central female characters of the show, including Anna Bates, Lady Cora, Lady Mary, Daisy Mason, Lady Edith, Lady Rose and Countess Violet.  The collection’s fragrances are crafted in the artisanal method utilized by the master perfumers so highly in demand during the early 1900’s time period during which the show is set, allowing the fragrances to be very close approximations of the luxurious and complex perfumes which the high society ladies of that era actually wore.  The rich and varied scents of the fragrances have been crafted from pure perfume oils, without alcohol, chemicals, additives, artificial colors, parabens or phthalates.  These fragrances are pure and undiluted, vastly different than most perfumes on the market, which generally are up to 75% alcohol. Whereas alcohol-based perfumes evaporate in a rush, obscuring the delicate nuances of a fragrance’s complexity, the richness of each of the Downton Abbey fragrances can be appreciated much like fine wines. Each scent has top, middle and bottom notes that develop slowly after application on the skin, creating a sensual experience that lasts for and develops over a period of hours.  It is this kind of painstaking fragrance artistry that allows the Downton Abbey collection perfumes to reflect the personality of the show’s characters.  Downtonabbeyfragrances.com, $74.99 (8 ml).2).  Light Affection (lightaffection.com) – For those who appreciate unique memory/keepsake itemsLight Affection Low Res 4Light Affections offer a special alternative to the traditional way of displaying photos.  Light Affection frames are framed sculpture duplications of any photograph. The photograph is duplicated perfectly in sculpture and then combined with a beautiful lighting system that illuminates every aspect of the sculpture, creating a work of art that makes the memory displayed in a photograph seem as if alive and making it even more treasured.  Based on an age-old art form known as lithophanes (Greek for vision in stone), the engraving of an image comes to life when illuminated from behind. The varying thickness of the translucent material creates the illusion of the original image. Just email a digital image or mail a physical photograph and the company generates the Light Affection without damage to the original image.  Comes in sizes from night-lights to large frames in various styles and shapes. $45 – $239 depending on size, lightaffection.com.3).  Cushies (nufoot.com) – For comfort around the houseCushies Low Res 19Cushies, the newest indoor footwear creation from the Nufoot Company, are a comfortably padded and soft slipper-shaped footwear, but which is also nearly weightless, amazingly flexible and has a breathable mesh top.  They are also antimicrobial and both water and skid resistant.  Its sturdy neoprene construction makes it durable and comfortable on any indoor surface.  Comes in a variety of colors in sizes for both men and women.  $19.99, nufoot.com4).  Sound Oasis Bluetooth Sleep Sound Therapy System (soundoasis.com) – for the music loverBST Low Res 1

The Sound Oasis Bluetooth Sleep Sound Therapy System combines the best facets of a high-quality, wireless bluetooth speaker and a therapeutic sound and sleep therapy device.  As a Bluetooth speaker, it has a 30 ft. range to stream music from your mobile device or computer.  Its built-in usb-rechargeable battery allows for 5-8 hours of cordless use on one charge.  Super compact size at 2 ½ inches tall by 2 ½ inches in diameter makes it very portable but still has excellent sound quality and powerful bass.  Built-in sleep therapy sound tracks can be customized to run seamlessly for up to 8 hours.  Perfect for improving sleep, blocking noise and managing tinnitus.  10 different sounds are built-in and more sleep/sound therapy tracks/sounds can be downloaded from the SoundOasis.com store or from the Sound Oasis Apps.  $59.99,soundoasis.com

5).  Fits for the Occasion Tiles (placetile.com) – For the home entertainer

 

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Fits for the Occasion Tiles are a new line of stylish, erasable ceramic accent labels with interchangeable, magnetically attached motif designs, perfect as dinner table place cards for guests, as descriptive accessories for each dish being served and for many other entertaining uses.  Each Fits for the Occasion ceramic label tile can be customized for the setting and occasion by simply detaching one motif and attaching a new one.  Comes in 16 different motifs to fit any party or gathering theme.  The Fits for the Occasion Tiles come in 2 sizes, 6” x 8” MessageTile size and 2.25”x3.75” PlaceTile size.  $14.95 – $38.95, depending on size and style.  PlaceTile.com

6).  Glo to Sleep (soundoasis.com) – For sleep comfort

 

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The Glo to Sleep is a unique sleep therapy mask device that helps people sleep better, naturally and effectively, by focusing the mind on the process of relaxation and sleep, helping users to fall asleep quickly, stay asleep for the duration of the time desired and wake up feeling rested, whether for just a nap or a full night’s sleep. Works anywhere, anytime whether at home or on the road. Resembling a lightweight and comfortable sleep mask, the Glo to Sleep utilizes specially designed lights inside the mask, called Points of Glo, to slow brain activity, achieve an alpha wave brain state and engage deep, natural and restorative sleep. The Points of Glo also act to effectively block out all external light, preventing it from interfering with the effect of the Glo to Sleep, while recessed eye pieces still allow the eyes to blink normally. The Glo to Sleep is fully adjustable and made from lightweight, non-toxic, hypoallergenic, breathable foam, making it comfortable to wear for anyone for any period of time. Completely wireless and no batteries required. The Points of Glo simply need to be exposed to any light source (sun, light bulb, etc) for about 30 seconds to become activated. They then emit this absorbed light for before gradually fading over time. To use, just put on, look up into the eye pieces and hold a gaze on the Points of Glo while breathing deeply. The Glo to Sleep then rapidly slows the brain’s activity level to a deep relaxed state. Features brightness and dimming control, from 10 minute dimming ramp down time to 30 minutes.  Looking up at the blue Points of Glo will be the last thing the user remembers upon awakening. 100% money-back guaranteed. $39.99

Disclosure: I received items for review and presentation purposes. All opinions are my own.