I think all mamas deserve to be honored on Mother’s Day.
Maybe it’s with a handmade card (which I know all mamas love)…but this isn’t a crafting blog, so you’re going to have to go somewhere else for that.
Trust me, you don’t want to see me get my craft on. 🙂
However, what I lack in a crafting gene, I more than make up for in my online shopping gene.
I’d like to think it’s a gift.
Which is why I started CODE PINK last year. I wanted to help all of you busy ladies out there get ideas for yourselves and the moms in your life!
And great news, today’s entire post is a big ol’ CODE PINK!
When Nordstrom asked me to talk about their selection of Mother’s Day jewelry, I knew I was the perfect girl for the task!
Mother’s Day is just around the corner (May 10th), and I love getting the presents knocked out early so I don’t stress about them for weeks before finally ordering.
I can’t talk about what I am getting the mamas in my life (because they read this blog), but I can tell you that I hopped online and immediately ordered THESE necklaces for myself.
But let’s just forget the darling necklaces for a second, and look at the packaging!
I mean, THAT’S how you present a gift! The initial discs come in these precious little bottles.
I ordered a “C” for Carter and Chris and an “S” for Sheaffer and Scout!
I covered our entire little family with 2 initials.
When I received them, I took one of the discs off of it’s chain, and I put them both on one chain.
And I love it.
I love how the discs mix metals (takes the guess work out of it for those if you that are nervous about mixing) and the raised design is so eye catching.
Click HERE for the initial necklaces.
And consider yourself warned. During Christmas and Mother’s Day I’ve seen personalized items like this sell out in the most popular letters very quickly. So, don’t miss out if you are thinking that you might want to go this route for yourself or your mom!
If you have more than 1 kiddo, you can get each of their first initials.
Same for grandma…now this isn’t going to work if grandma has 9 grandchildren (I have another idea for her in a minute), but if she has 3…..then this would work for her too! 🙂
Click HERE for the long crystal pendant necklace also in the picture (which you’ll see more of in a second)!
It comes in this clear color and I light pink too. And you won’t believe how inexpensive it is!
My floral blouse is from LOFT last year (sorry!) and I’m wearing my favorite BP cami found HERE.
(The camis are $12 and are flipping awesome. I wear camis all year long, I’ve tried expensive ones, and these are my favorite. They have a good amount of suction to them, but they don’t suck you in so much that back fat comes out by your armpit. Do you know what I mean? You don’t? Yeah, well I was just kidding. I wear a medium in these camis.)
And you can find my favorite spring and summer watch HERE.
(Also a great present for Mother’s Day – AND IT JUST WENT 25% OFF!!!!!!!!!)
And while we are talking about the earrings….
if you follow me on facebook, then you saw this on Wednesday….wait for it….
our favorite $8 earrings now come in 2 NEW COLORS!
PINK and NAVY!
What a super affordable gift for all of the moms in your life!
And you should think about these as End of the Year teacher gifts too!!!! They are a great price point to be able to cover lots of ladies 🙂
They are perfect all year long, but they are MADE for summer (you will wear them all summer at the pool for sure).
Heads up, these sell out, but they always seem to get re-stocked. Still, if you want to get the first wave, order now!
Another option for initial necklaces is Waxing Poetic.
The Waxing Poetic line is more expensive than the necklaces I highlighted above, but it’s also higher quality. Some of their initials are already gone, but maybe you’ll get lucky!
Or maybe you like the idea of getting one of THESE personalized necklaces for your mom!
If you are shopping for your mom (who is also a grandma to your kids) think about putting her “grandma” name (ex. Nana, Mimi, etc.) on the necklace! How sweet would that be?!?
This would be great for a grandma with LOTS of grandkids!
I wanted to hit on all price points, so I have some less expensive items too!
I tried both of these on last week and only allowed myself to get one, although I loved both.
quartz necklace HERE ($18)/ disc pendant HERE ($18)
Y’all know that I love Miss Kendra. Find all of her jewelry HERE
(And I know I’m such a tease…but y’all need to get ready for a HUGE giveaway in a couple of weeks that may or may not involve Kendra. Okay, it does.)
I highly recommend THESE in turquoise (my favorite size of her earrings), and I absolutely love the new mint green pendant necklace (not a tassel) you can find HERE.
And you can’t go wrong with the drusy rings.
Click HERE for all Rayne necklace options (I love the new salmon color)! Remember that I named it a MUST HAVE awhile back!
Click HERE for Kendra Scott drop earring options. They are just the bright pop of color that so many outfits need! (Yes…these pictures are old…and yes, I’m wearing my MUST HAVE shirt. Remember to size down, I’m wearing an x-small.)
That’s what I’m talkin’ about.
And although not new to Pandora, the Essence Collection (found HERE) is new to Nordstrom.
Argento Vivo has some lovely options too!
Or if you don’t want jewelry, another great gift idea is THIS light fragrance.
It’s FRESH and LIGHT!
I can’t handle strong or flowery perfumes (they give me a headache), and this isn’t flowery at all.
I can smell it all day, and I love it just as much at the end of the day that I do at the beginning of the day!
It’s another non jewelry options for you!
It’s been a MUST HAVE and a Santa Alert (for 2 years now), yet I still find it appropriate to feature again as a Mother’s Day Alert.
Because it’s just that awesome.
If you have a blardigan*for yourself already, they you KNOW your mom would love it too.
I was even wearing mine at home this weekend, even though it’s hot outside now. It’s just SO luxurious and cozy to wrap up in at home all year long!
Click HERE for the regular blardigan*
Click HERE for the plus sized blardigan!
Click HERE for the barefoot dreams plush robe.
Click HERE for the barefoot dreams blankets and throws.
*For those of you that are new to the blog. “Blardigan” is a term that means part blanket and part cardigan. And legend has it that the blardigan is woven by angels.
I made up the word.
But now I actually think it’s a real world.
THIS Barefoot Dreams robe is 33% OFF and comes in 3 colors!
Barefoot Dreams items almost never go on sale, so this is a great deal for you and/or your mom!
Click HERE for the robe!!!
I put this on facebook last night, and it got lots of love from people that already have it.
Here’s what a reader (Hi Trish!) had to say about it:
I also have this robe and I LOVE it! So, so soft. I’m actually a little nervous saying this to this crowd, but I have to say it’s even softer than the blardigan!! I have one of each and for me, used the robe more this winter. It’s a bit thicker than the blardigan and, if it makes sense, kind of ‘fuzzier.’ It is the most popular cuddling item in the house, both among humans and the cat (who will follow me around waiting for me to sit so he can curl up in it). Doesn’t have the flexibility of wearing it out of the house like the blardigan, but I think you will love it! My little guy has stolen it on numerous occasions for getting cozy I think Carter, lover of being cozy, might need his own!! Oh – kind of big. At 5’8″ the sizing chart would have me in “Size 2” but it was huge and I exchanged for a Size 1.
Thank you to Nordstrom for sponsoring this post, and for making Mother’s Day
I hope everybody has a wonderful weekend with their families!
See you back here on Monday!
I couldn’t leave a post up for an entire weekend without some SALE ALERTS!!!!! And these are GREAT ones!
My favorite nude patent flats are ON SALE again!
Find them HERE.
Regularly $78.95 / Now $59.25
I get a lot of questions of if these are comfy or not.
And the answer is YES!
They took me a day or so to break in, but that’s it!
I even had a kindergarten teacher comment yesterday hat she is on her feet ALL DAY LONG and she wears these almost every day! Thanks for the input Lisa! 🙂
THESE t-strap sandals from Sam Edelman just went 30% OFF (full stocked right now)!
And if you don’t follow me on facebook or instagram, then you didn’t see this text string with my sister. Last time Hanky Pankies were on sale, my sister mentioned on one of my facebook posts that she didn’t have any and had never even tried them. And truth be told, I felt I had failed her.
A reader posted this on the PTMT facebook wall last night:
Pinterest Told Me To needing your advice/help!! Do you have any favorite strapless bras?? Needing one for the summer time that doesn’t make me feel miserable but also gives me a little lift! love love love your blog!
ASHLEY! I bought a strapless bra for the first time in probably 5 years last week because I’m going to a wedding in June, and the dress requires a strapless. I paid a lot for it,. but OH MY IS IT WONDERFUL. It has removable straps (which I love)…so you can wear it normally with two straps, you can criss cross it, you can make it halter, or you can make it strapless (of course!).
It has 87 5 STAR reviews!
Thanks for the question Ashley! I’ve been meaning to mention it in a post, but just hadn’t gotten around to it!
*** CLICK HERE FOR THE BRA ***
And here’s an endorsement for you. Yesterday I was throwing clothes on to take Carter to school, and I couldn’t find a bra to throw on.
I saw my new strapless, and I thought I would just throw it on to run him to school.
Well…I totally forgot I was wearing a strapless bra until I took it off last night!
NOW THAT’S A GOOD STRAPLESS BRA.