Emily Ashby from the blog Toadâs Treasures gives us the following neat ideas.
Created by a mom tired of carrying around so many bags, Camera Coats provide padded, stylish protection for your camera without the bulk of a bag! Your DSLR safe from that sippy cup spill whether its around your neck, sitting on the counter, or in your diaper bag! Lens bags and camera straps are also available. Made locally by women and packaged & shipped by adults with disabilities. $50. www.cameracoats.com
Fashion meets function with this Mom fave! Spring means April showers, but what's a girl to do when her hair is coiffed and chic, but it's raining outside? Introducing the first water-repellent fashion scarf… meaning water lands on this savvy scarf and beads right off! The Pop.N.Go Scarf looks like any other darling designer scarf, with delish animal prints, feminine florals and super solids - but fashion truly meets function, as it keeps your hair bone dry and frizz-free! $30. www.buypopngo.com
For stressed out mamas who love a good spa day, comes Bed of Nails! These mats and pillows turn her bedroom into a therapeutic massage room, thanks to harmless plastic spikes that hit her pressure points. Using Bed of Nails mats is said to help alleviate stress, tension, muscle aches - and even help her sleep better! $20-50. us.bedofnails.org
Keep her memories alive! Moms love to let little clothes linger because they're just too precious to give away, holding so many memories! Now, you can create a special memory quilt for mom - a quilt made of her children's old, cherished clothes. From patches of lovely girl's layette to fun boy's jerseys - sky's the limit at Willow Creek Studio: $95-$400. www.willowcreekbaby.com
Get personal - this lovely line of mommy jewelry is handstamped with loving messages or the names of her sweet children. Lisa Leonard, a Mom herself knows how to design for today's Mom - making her feel extra special $30-60. www.lisaleonardonline.com
Find more fun at www.toadstreasures.com