SOURCE: Lifestyle Expert Lynn Becker

May 02, 2012 10:00 ET

Mother's Day Gifts Fit for the World's Most Important Woman

Tips From Lifestyle Expert Lynn Becker

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - May 2, 2012) - What to get mom on her special day continues to be an annual dilemma. Fortunately, seasoned lifestyle expert, Lynn Becker, has some great gift ideas to share.

"Thanks to the newest technology and the Internet, there are more options than ever before," says Becker. "Here's a sampling of my top tips for Mother's Day 2012."

  • A gift membership to Ancestry.com, for moms interested in researching their families' history. The site has over 9 billion historical records, and now offers a smartphone and iPad App. Visit www.Ancestry.com/mom for a subscription.
  • Beautiful, trendy jewelry available from Blue Nile. Blake Lively, Helen Mirren and other celebrities have been seen wearing their rings, cultured pearls and pendants. Prices are 20-40% below retail, and they offer free FedEx shipping. Visit www.BlueNile.com for details.
  • Farberware's easy-to-use 12-cup, 2-in-1 Programmable Coffee & Tea Maker is perfect for the multitasking mom who likes to host guests. Complete with permanent filters, it retails for $59.88 at Walmart and www.FarberwareProducts.com.
  • A visit to HomeTown Buffet, Old Country Buffet or Ryan's Buffet, where kids can treat their moms to a memorable meal. While at the restaurant, they can create their own Mother's Day cards, free of charge, which come with a certificate that's good for two free kids' meals. Visit www.Buffet.com for locations.
  • Healthy tips from Merck on how to reduce contracting heart disease -- the number one killer of women. Visit www.GoRedForWomen.org and take their free Go Red Heart CheckUp, and also order a copy of the Recipes for the Heart cookbook.
  • The Parent's Night Out film, featuring top pediatrician Dr. Harvey Karp -- creator of the DVD/book The Happiest Baby on the Block. Hosted by Ali Landry, the film will be shown at 575+ movie theaters on June 21. Visit www.FathomEvents.com for details.
  • The Thermal-Aid 100% natural therapeutic heating/cooling pack, which relieves sore muscles, headaches and more. Created by a team of bio-engineers and doctors, it can be heated in a microwave or chilled in the freezer. It's available at www.Costco.com, www.Walgreens.com and Thermal-Aid on Facebook.

For more tips, follow Lynn Becker on Twitter @mwmusthaves.

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