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Kayla's Mother's Day Must-Haves

Kayla Zadel is a Studio 4 contributor and associate producer.
Mother's Day is less than a week away, and if you're still struggling with what to get mom, Kayla assembled a collection of items for moms of all ages. 

The 3-in-1 Birthing Gowns from Dressed to Deliver are designed for the labor and delivery experience, plus it can be worn as a maternity dress. There are snaps down the back and the front of the dress that provide easy, but discreet access. The gowns start at $59.99, and are priced to $79.99 for select styles. 

Jammies is a great gift for mom and baby. These jammies are 100% cotton, and come uniquely packaged in a jar. They're $30, but 10% of the profit is donated to Postpartum Progress-- an organization dedicated to helping mothers and babies affected with postpartum depression. 

The Chilly Jilly is perfect for any woman. It comes in a cute bag that's easy to keep in your purse, so the stylish mom will be prepared for goosebumps. They're great for the office, airplane, a beach cover up, theater or just everyday wear. The Chilly Jilly is made in the U.S. and is $30.

If you want to mom to feel special and glamorous-- give her jewelry. Tina Steinberg jewelry is customizable, and comes with a short inscription on the back. The "Full of Life" pregnant belly necklace is featured. She also has lockets and pendants that can be customized with your loved one's fingerprints. Prices vary depending on jewelry selection. 

Hot Girls Pearls is for moms that aren't only experiencing menopause, but women who might be receiving cancer treatments, suffer from Lupus or uncomfortable during pregnancy. They've even been worn by women to cool off while playing golf or after tennis. Mom can feel cool while looking hot with this freezable necklace. Pop it in the freezer for at least four hours and then fasten the magnetic clip to cool off. Necklaces start at $110. There are also bracelets and an insulated purse with ice pack for purchase at $22.

Diamond Candles are great for moms that love surprises. they take something ordinary and make it exciting by combining the scents of 100% soy candles with a ring reveal. the candle burns and reveals a ring that's valued at $10, $100, $1000 or $5000. The candles featured are from the "Food Collection" and the "Fruity Collection." They're $24.95. 

If you have a mom that likes to give back-- then this one is for you. The Ocean Blue Rice Bowl candle (featured in segment) is from Prosperity Candle. The bowl is a real Japanese rice bowl, and the candle is made from soy wax with natural cotton wicks. All candles are ethically made and are boxed with the story of the woman who made it. Prosperity Candle partners with women entrepreneurs in places like like Haiti and Iraq. They help these women start candle businesses and rebuild their lives. The candles are $24.

We all know moms are busy and sometimes like to relax with a glass of wine. Often, she might not get to finish the bottle, and the wine goes to waste. Well, not anymore with the Savino wine preserver. This is possible because the float rests on the top of your wine creating a physical barrier between your wine and the air. This slows down the process of the transfer of oxygen to the wine, limiting the oxidation process. It holds 750 mL of wine and fits in most fridges. It's made in the U.S. and can be purchased at Grammercy Road for $59.95.

The Black Label Straightener from ISO Beauty is great for mom if she's running late or wants a professional styled look. A person's hair is part of their self-expression so help mom express herself with straight or curly hair. ISO Beauty believes that healthy heating leads to healthy hair, and that's why they've treated the heat plate with a high gloss coating for an extra level of protection. The technology of this iron reduces hair damage and improves sleek results and also works to revitalize the scalp by stimulating blood circulation. The straightener is available in 1.25 and 1 inch plate or 1 inch round plate and is $249. 

Last but not least, we can't forget a card for mom. Smudge Ink has these beautiful Mother's Day cards, stationary, wrapping paper, gift tags and more. There letterpress products are printed in their Boston studio, and their offset-printed (or flat-printed) products are produced in Maine. Smudge Ink uses recycled paper for all of their products. The cards are $4.50 and stationary is $13.

Want to get mom out for Mother's Day? Here's a few events going on around town: 
-  Take mom to the Amarillo Zoo Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. Enjoy a cold treat with mom by making kick-the-can ice cream. Plus, t
he first 100 moms will receive a free wildflower seed packet.

- Head out the Don Harrington Discovery Center on Mother's Day. Moms get in for free. It's also the last day to play in the LEGO Castle Adventure. 

- The Amarillo Botanical Gardens is hosting GardenFest May 8th through May 11th. Stop by the gardens and pick up a plant for mom, or take her to pick one out. The event is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Members and children get in free. General admission is $5. 

- Sprinkle some pixie dust and it's off to Neverland at the Amarillo Little Theatre. Peter Pan, the musical, is the finale of the 2013-2014 season. Shows are at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday.

Kayla Zadel is a Studio 4 contributor and associate producer.
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