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Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2021

Mothers Day Gift Guide 2021

This post contains affiliate links meaning I make a small commission.

The other day I polled my Instagram followers and asked what you most wanted for Mother’s Day. The most popular answers were a cleaning lady and a night away at a hotel.  Those sound fantastic to me! Here are some other ideas on what to gift the ladies in your life for Mother’s Day this year.

As always, click the links or photos to shop 🙂


Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2021


Potted lemon tree channel your inner Yolonda Hadid with a lemon tree. Can use indoor or outdoor. Only hitch is that this one doesn’t ship to FL, AZ, TX, LA or CA.


Potted lemon tree Mothers Day gift guide


Heart Snapshot Collage from Minted  – this is such a beautiful gift for mom or grandma. I have one in my hallway with all of our family’s favorite photos and it’s something I will treasure forever. There’ several different framing options as well.


minted heart snapshot mothers day gift guide


Custom birth flower floral print – Chelsea is the owner of this sweet Etsy shop Garden Party Press. She gifted me a print of my own with our family member’s birth flowers and it is an adorable keepsake. Each piece is so unique. Use code FLOWERS4MOM for 10% off!


custom birth flower art mothers day gift guide


Personalized stamped book stack – For the home decor lover or to give a personal gift. These stamped books are from my Etsy shop. For a 20% off coupon code, subscribe to my blog!


personalized stamped books - mothers day gift guide


Our Place Always Pan – The hype is real with this pan. I am obsessed!!! Use code OURTINYNEST for 10% off!


always pan + mothers day gift guide


Cold brew coffee maker – for the coffee lover. I have a similar one and it makes delicious cold brew you can make right at home. Or you can use to make tea.


cold brew coffee maker - mothers day gift guide


Customizable wooden blank recipe book – This binder is big enough to hold all of your fave recipes and looks cute to use as decor in your kitchen or dining room. And you can get personalized too!


wooden blank recipe book + mothers day gift guide


Champagne glasses – These champagne glasses are so classy and pure crystal! Make her a mimosa or bellini and she’ll be one happy woman!


champagne glasses - mothers day gift guide


Picturemate color photo printer – This was something that many of you guys actually said you wanted! I am the worst at having photos printed and can see how being able to do it right at home would be so convenient!


picturemate personal photo printer - mothers day gift guide


Wickedly mod necklace – I have this one in the rose gold with the boys names and the coordinates of where Rick and I met. I always get so many compliments on it!


personalized bar necklace - mothers day gift guide


ROHNY coloring book – for the mama who loves her some real housewives and has been known to pour a glass of Pinot and break out the colored pencils to relieve stress.


RHONY coloring book - mothers day gift guide


Tula eye mask – these masks cool and brighten the under eye area and all of Tula’s products are made without the harsh chemicals. Use my code OURTINYNEST to get 15% off your first order.


tula eye mask - mothers day gift guide


Cozy Earth pajamas – Whether you gift her a comfy set of bamboo pajamas or loungewear, you can’t go wrong. Honestly, I hope loungewear never goes out of style.  I have the pajamas and they are literally amazing!  High quality fabrics and temperature regulated so she doesn’t get too hot or too cold. Use my code TINYNEST50 for 50% off!

cozy earth pajamas - mothers day gift guide


Garden apron – for the plant lady or one who loves to garden. A helpful apron to keep all of her gardening tools.

garden apron - mothers day gift guide



Elemis set – we got this for my mom for her birthday and her skin has never looked better!


Elemis - mothers day gift guide


For more Mother’s Day ideas check out these fabulous recipes:

Rainbow Sangria

Cucumber Elderflower Margarita

Spring Vegetable Goat Cheese Quiche

Red Velvet Waffles

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Gift Guide for Him

holiday gift guide for him 2020

The 2020 Gift Guide for Him is here! Lots of great ideas for those men that are so hard to shop for! Click the links and photos to shop.

This post contains affiliate links meaning I make a small commission.

Gift Guide for Him


Nitro Cold Brew Maker – if he’s a coffee snob and loves his nitro cold brew, this is for him.

cold brew coffee maker - gift guide for him

Back and neck massager – great for after a long day and to help with headaches.

shiatsu neck and back massager - gift guide for him

Wood phone docking station – a place for him to charge his phone and keep all his stuff in one place. Both my husband and my dad need this since they just plop their stuff all over the counters and dresser.

wooden docking station - gift guide for him

Modal PJ Pants – no more grandpa sweatpants. These will have him feeling a little more luxurious.

modal pajama pants - gift guide for him

Grown up lunch box – I love this one by Yeti.

yeti daytrip lunchbag - gift guide for him

Self cleaning water bottle – if your guy is anything like mine, he leaves his water bottle around and never cleans it (gross). This water bottle contains medical grade UV light to kill 99.9% of bacteria.

lavone self cleaning water bottle - gift guide for him


Sous Vide – our friends turned us on to this when we went over for dinner. Awesome for the guy who loves to cook and also likes his gadgets.

sous vide - gift guide for him

Wallet Ninja – for the guy who likes his gadgets. This thing has a bottle opener, ruler, wrench, screwdriver and more for over 18 uses.

wallet ninja - gift guide for him

Patagonia Better Sweater – my husband has one and it is soooo cozy! Fleece interior makes it a great jacket as well.

patagonia better sweater - holiday gift guide

Google Nest – we have one and it’s great. Works with Alexa.

Google nest - gift guide for him

Weighted blanket – if he’s a restless sleeper, these are supposed to help. The description recommends getting 10% of body weight.

weighted blanket - gift guide for him

Tile – if he’s always losing his keys, phone, wallet, etc. then this is for him. It’s also compatible with Alexa.

tile - gift guide for him


Amazon Echo Show – this makes a great gift for grandparents! The 8 inch screen is perfect for video calls.

Amazon Echo Show - gift guide for him

Brickell mens revitalizing cream – if your guy is into skincare, this is an anti-aging cream for him to protect that handsome mug.

brickell revitalizing cream - gift guide for him

Shop the rest of the 2020 Gift Guides below

Gift Guide for Her

holiday gift guide for her 2020

Gift Guide for Kids

holiday gift guide for kids 2020

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Gift guide for Her

holiday gift guide for her 2020

My picks for the 2020 Gift Guide for Her. Whether you’re shopping for mom, your sister, grandma, friend or yourself (because you deserve it), there’s something for everyone!

Click the links and photos to shop. This post contains affiliate links meaning I make a small commission.


Gift guide for her 2020

Chappywrap a nice quality blanket made by a mother-daughter team. Easy to clean, durable and snuggle-worthy.

chappywrap blanket - gift guide for her

Wine glasses – these premium crystal glasses are so chic, whether you’re drinking red or white.

wine glasses - gift guide for her


Cozy Earth pajamas – these are made with a soft bamboo to keep you cool and cozy.

cozy earth pajamas - gift guide for her

cozy earth pajamas

CBD bath bombs – Each bath bomb contains 50mg of CBD and essential oils to calm and soothe. I NEED these!

cbd bath bombs - gift guide for her


Pura diffuser – I just ordered one of these for our home! Use my code OURTINYNEST for 15% off your order.

pura diffuser - gift guide for her


Bedside smartphone vase – a more aesthetically pleasing way to charge your phone.

smarphone vase dock - gift guide for her



Core Meditation Trainer – for the person in your life who needs to reduce some stress. This orb-shaped trainer uses heart rate sensors and vibrations to help you practice mindfulness and reach a state of zen.

core meditation trainer - gift guide for her


Gardeners Basket – Many people took up gardening in 2020. This is the perfect basket for them to collect their harvest.

Gardening basket - gift guide for her


Grow your own lavender kit – because 2020 was a dumpster fire and we could all use more calm.

grow your own lavender - gift guide for her

Mama bracelet – the beads on this are so pretty! Super cute for the new mama or your mom friends.

little words mama bracelet

Corkcicle mug – holds 16oz and will keep your drink cold or hot, whichever you prefer.

corksicle mug - gift guide for her


Air BnB online experiences – Treat your loved ones to virtual experiences like making cannolis with a Sicilian chef and diving under the sea with a shark expert.

air bnb online experiences - gift guide for her


Mackenzie Childs Casserole – I adore this pretty pattern with the flower knob. And this dish can go right from oven to table.

mackenzie childs casserole dish - gift guide for her

Kindle Paperwhite – If she loves to get lost in a book, then this is the gift for her! Thin and lightweight with a glare proof display.

kindle paperwhite - gift guide for her

Miracle sheets – no more hot flashes or night sweats. These Miracle Sheets are legit. They will keep you cool and are infused with silver for anti-bacterial, self cleaning properties.

miracle sheets - gift guide for her

Love/Friendship lamp – ok hear me out. This may look a little funky but essentially it’s a great gift for those who are long distance. Touch the lamp and the other person’s will light up letting them know that you are thinking of them.  They also have a love/friendship picture frame option as well.

friendship lamp - gift guide for her


Check out the other 2020 gift guides

Gift Guide for Him

holiday gift guide for him 2020

Gift Guide for Kids

holiday gift guide for kids 2020


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Capital District local holiday gift guide

thank you for shopping local

Since a huge majority of my followers have local ties to the Capital District, I decided to do a local holiday gift guide. The Upstate area is home to so many amazing crafters and small businesses. And with this year’s events, I think more than ever it’s a great opportunity to shop small.

I’m sharing all of my favorites in this lineup and including their Instagram handles so you can follow their creations on social media.

Capital District Local Holiday Gift Guide



Haute Messes in Dresses – I connected with Nicole and Randi, the women behind Haute Messes in Dresses, on Instagram. They are personal stylists who also create some stylish apparel. I worked with them to create this “Mama” hoodie. But be sure to check out all of their other designs including their tie dye collection.  @hautemessesindresses

local holiday gift guide

Crooked by Design – Amanda is a local mom and knitter based out of Saratoga. Her shop Crooked by Design has a great selection of handmade knit and crocheted hats and scarves. (Her little baby yoda hat is adorable!) You can follow her on instagram @knaptimeknitter

knit earwarmer - local holiday gift guide

Compas Life – I’m obsessed with these “Upstate of Mind” sweatshirts. Compas Life is a business between 2 friends where they hope to inspire people to get outdoors and disconnect from technology and the stresses of everyday life.  You can also find their stuff at the Fort Orange General Store. @compaslife

upstate of mind - local holiday gift guide

Solulu Handmade bags – Created by Allison, all of her handbags are made of durable, high quality materials. I love this Signature Stripe Commuter Bag. She also makes face masks and stuff for your furbabies too! @soluluhandmade

local holiday gift guide

Home Goods

Twin Dhalias – A beautiful local flower farm that does a summer flower share, similar to a vegetable crop share. Gift 5 beautifully arranged fresh summer bouquets. Memberships go on sale Small Business Saturday. @twindahlias

twindahlias - local holiday gift guide

Bluebird Home Decor – Nicole is the local owner of Blubebird Home Decor. Based out of Schenectady, and with a shop that just opened in Troy, her store has a gorgeous variety of home decor and gifts. @bluebirdhomedecor

bluebird home decor - local holiday gift guide

Wick Apothecary – Based out of Clifton Park, Michelle makes all natural 100% soy, phthalate free candles so they are better for you and the environment. You can find her on Insta @wickapothecary.

wick apothecary - local holiday gift guide

Rad Soap – I love their sugar scrub made with local Death Wish coffee and their pumpkin face mask. They also make an array of soaps, and other bath/body products. You can shop online or check them out in Stuyvesant Plaza. @radsoapco

radsoapco - local holiday gift guide

Abby Kirkman Quilted Goods – I discovered these adorable pillows on instagram and had to check them out in person. Abby Kirkman is a local quilter who makes a variety of quilted goods including these New York State pillows. They come in a variety of colors and patterns including solid, floral and flannel. @abbykirkmanquilts

new york state pillow _ local holiday gift guide


Birds of a Feather – I met Sarah, the owner of this shop and a wonderful mama of 3 this past year when she was my patient and I had the pleasure of caring for her. Her and I instantly clicked and have stayed in contact. Sarah’s creations are available for sale at the Anchor No5 Boutique in Troy. These adorable cuddle bears would be perfect for your littles. @birdsofafeatherhandmade

birds of a feather handmade - local holiday gift guide

Chelsea and Marbles – If this is baby’s first Christmas, check out this locally run shop! Katie is the mama and creator for all the adorable things for little humans. Teethers, rattles, swaddle blankets, monthly milestone cards and more. Her work is beautiful! @chelseaandmarbles

babys first christmas - local holiday gift guide

So Handmade – These are the most adorable playmats to inspire imagination! And they roll up making them easy to store and take with you any where. @sohandmade1

playmats - local holiday gift guide

Coral & Blue – Kid-friendly stationary. Ashley is the creator behind this small biz and she just sent me some for my oldest. A great way to teach them gratitude, help with their writing and to keep in touch with loved ones they may not see these next few months. Plus, they’re lined and big enough for those learning to write. @coralandbluepaperco

Coral and Blue paper co - local holiday gift guide


Cookie Therapy – I have loved watching Faye and Ashley’s success grow. When the pandemic started, they turned their love of cookies into a business, creating delicious cookie lineups every week. They’ve since gone national and have been featured on Tamra Hall. And these stuffed cookies are legit and the reason for my Covid weight gain. Check them out on Instagram @cookietherapyalb

cookie therapy - local holiday gift guide

Detox Box Delivered – This is the perfect gift for the health nut or the busy mom on the go. Ready to blend smoothies with all fresh, real ingredients shipped right to your door. Laura is a wife and mom to 3 from Amsterdam, NY who turned her passion for healthy eats into an amazing concept and business!  And you can use my code OURTINYNEST for 10% off. @detoxboxdelivered

Detox Box Delivered - local holiday gift guide


What’s Poppin – for the popcorn lover. Amazing gourmet popcorn with an array of flavors. Create something special for the popcorn aficianado in your life. Would make a great stocking stuffer or addition in a movie basket. @whatspoppinalbany

whats poppin - local holiday gift guide

Grate Expectations – did you think I’d have food without an epic charcuterie board? These boards and boxes are great for celebrations at home or if you want to gift someone a “date night in”. @grate.expectations.ny

charcuterie board - local holiday gift guide