The Ultimate Mother’s Day Survival Kit — From Treats to Tasks

Zippy Sandler
9 min readMay 4, 2024

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Welcome to The Ultimate Mother’s Day Survival Kit, where we’ve assembled a collection of gifts designed to simplify Mom’s daily routine and bring a sense of ease to her bustling life. From gourmet treats to innovative cleaning solutions, each item in this guide is handpicked to make Mom’s days a little smoother and her workload a little lighter. As we celebrate the superwomen who keep our households running smoothly, let’s show our appreciation with thoughtful gifts that cater to her practical needs and provide moments of relaxation amidst the chaos. Let’s make this Mother’s Day a celebration of efficiency, convenience, and the invaluable role Mom plays in our lives.

Dovety Spin Scrubber

Dovety’s Electric Spin Scrubber is more than just a cleaning tool — it’s a game-changer in household maintenance. With eight versatile brush heads and two adjustable speed settings, this tool effortlessly removes dirt, grime, and mold from every surface. Designed to cut your workload in half, the Dovety power scrubber moves fast, cleans deep, and works into the hardest-to-reach spaces and deepest corners to clean the gunk, and the stress, out of your life! This cleaning device also features a retractable handle, ensuring hassle-free access to the most hard-to-reach spots in the bathroom and transforming them into clean and bacteria-free areas in the home. Dovety’s handle can go from 14 to 60 inches, making it the perfect back-saver. Let it clean the lowest spots and tightest corners so you won’t have to bend your knees or kneel!

Additionally, with a battery life of three hours, it allows homeowners to clean in peace and without interruption. Dovety’s battery lasts up to 3 hours and employs fast-charge technology, prolonging its life and excellent performance. When a mess comes calling, the Dovety SpinScrubber can rescue homeowners, making them feel confident to get any cleaning job done right.

MaryEllen’s Cake Pops

Make Mom feel super sweet with this 10-piece cake pop collection. Mary Ellen’s Cake Pops is a delightful online bakery specializing in artisanal cake pops that are as adorable as they are delicious. With a passion for crafting sweet treats that bring joy to every occasion, Mary Ellen offers a delectable array of cake pop flavors and designs to suit any taste or theme. From classic vanilla and chocolate to creative seasonal creations, each bite-sized treat is handcrafted with care and attention to detail. Mary Ellen’s Cake Pops promises to elevate any moment with its irresistible confections, shipped fresh to your doorstep for a delightful surprise that’s sure to delight Mom’s sweet tooth.

  • 2 lemon raspberry
  • 4 vanilla chocolate chip
  • 3 cookies and cream
  • 1 strawberry and cream

For local orders arranged pickup or delivery will be made.

This Hand finished with love collection will let her know just how special you think she is.

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  • Shipping available from May to Sept to NJ, NYC, PA, DE ONLY (to maintain the integrity of the Cake Pops)

Surebonder Glue Skillet Craft Bundle

If she loves her crafting projects, she’ll need this glue skillet from Surebonder. Great for home decor, wreaths, and other floral work, the glue skillet from Surebonder is the perfect gift for crafty moms to get their projects done more easily. The gift shows that you support their interests and encourage them to embrace their creative talents by trying out new crafts! This glue skillet speeds up projects that might otherwise be time-consuming — simply dip components into the 1-inch-deep pool of glue before putting them in place.

Stone Sink Caddy

This charming little sink caddy from Momo Lifestyle is the perfect addition for any mom’s kitchen or bathroom. Crafted from diatomaceous earth, Drytomini sink caddy excels in absorbing water swiftly, keeping countertops dry and organized. It’s truly remarkable how quickly it makes water vanish — ideal for moms who want to keep their skincare products within reach and start their day with peace of mind. Additionally, it’s great for holding liquid soap and detergent bottles, ensuring the countertop stays neat and free from messy spills.

Sud Scrub

Help mom elevate her shower routine with these TikTok viral and Amazon-praised antimicrobial scrubbers that resist all the gunk commonly found on traditional plastic loofas while providing exfoliation and cleansing safe for all skin types.

Nuts.com

Nuts.com is a snacking paradise sure to make Mother’s Day a delicious affair. There is something for every mother figure in your life with over 6,000 unique items.

Why not make Mom’s morning magical with the Coffee, Tea, and Treats Gift Box this year, or treat Mom like the queen she is with the Royale Gift Box, containing dried apricots, salted pistachios, and more Hand-pick Mom’s favorites by making a custom gift tray with over 100 different treats to choose from!

Mary’s Gone Crackers

The industry leader in certified organic, gluten-free, Kosher, non-GMO crackers. Mary’s Gone Crackers fits a variety of dietary needs with its health-conscious ingredients and addictive flavors. Plus, they are a great option for everything from lunch boxes to charcuterie boards to enjoying on the go.

In addition to having a fun name, Mary’s Gone Crackers’ robust line of gluten-free crackers, Kookies, and plant-based Cheezee snacks are made in their state-of-the-art facility, and certified Kosher, USDA Organic and are non-GMO Project Verified — allowing more people to snack safely and guilt-free. All products are also “bee-gan” (as the kookies are made with honey)

Plus, the protein in Mary’s Gone Crackers’ snacks is sourced from plants, and all the brand’s practices embrace the welfare of all living things. Find out more about their sustainability efforts here.

Bitchin Sauce

Original Bitchin’ Sauce was named as a winner in Good Housekeeping’s 2024 Best Snack Awards!

Bitchin’ Sauce is made from raw, California almonds and is Gluten-Free, Vegan, Kosher, Project Non-GMO Certified, and totally Bitchin’. First introduced in the San Diego farmers’ markets, Bitchin’ Sauce has single-handedly pioneered the nut-based dip category. Their award-winning dips are available in over 17,000 stores worldwide such as Costco, Sprouts, Target, Walmart, and Whole Foods Market. Try their creamy dips on your favorite savory foods — from fish tacos to Bitchin’ Burgers! Sold in the refrigerated dip section.

Chicken Cock Whiskey (Kevin Kisner Double Oak)

Chicken Cock Whiskey is a proud partner of professional golfer Kevin Kisner. This Kevin Kisner Double Oak was first placed in ex-bourbon barrels for seven years, then finished in new white oak barrels for an additional two years to add complexity and flavor. Each single barrel for the Kisner release was selected by Kisner with input from Chicken Cock Whiskey’s Master Distiller, Gregg Snyder. The Kevin “Kiz” Kisner Single Barrel is Kentucky Whiskey with a mash bill of 80% Corn, 11.5% Rye and 8.5% Malted Barley, bottled at a barrel strength of 119.2 proof or 59.6% ABV.

“Authenticity and quality are two characteristics I value, which are especially true for Chicken Cock Whiskey. This is why we have again collaborated on this really nice Double Oak single barrel,” shares Kisner. “From the true-to-history brand story to the meticulous attention to detail of its whiskey production, Chicken Cock Whiskey is a real one.”

Babyfoot Peel

The infamous viral Babyfoot Peel is the ORIGINAL Exfoliation Foot Peel that contains 16 natural extracts and restores your feet to the smooth, soft feet you once had. When we think of self-care we think of hair masks, mental health days, spa days, and just pampering ourselves, but the one thing that gets overlooked is our soles.

Koko & Karma

What goes inside of your body is just as (if not more) important than what goes on top! Koko & Karma is the only coconut water infused with vitamins and antioxidants. It’s 100% coconut water and sustainably sourced with no added sugar. As the world’s first supplemental coconut water, Koko & Karma is on a mission to do good and deliver the best functional beverage for women’s nourishment and low-calorie hydration. Packed with electrolytes, magnesium, and potassium, the all-natural drinks are paleo and vegan-friendly, gluten-free, dairy-free, non-GMO, and cruelty-free. This woman-owned brand donates to Plastic Bank to remove plastic from global waterways and is a member of the 1% Pledge.

Phonelace Miami

PHONELACE Miami merges fashion and functionality seamlessly, offering a stylish solution for keeping your phone secure and accessible. Crafted with premium materials and meticulous attention to detail, PHONELACE ensures durability and comfort on the go. With its innovative design, PHONELACE transforms your phone into a trendy accessory, providing a hands-free alternative to traditional cases. Whether you’re out on the town or lounging on the beach, PHONELACE Miami keeps your device within easy reach, without compromising on style.

Terrazzo iPhone 14 Pro Skin + Case

Elevate your iPhone 14 Pro with the vibrant Terrazzo Skin from Uniqfind — it’s lively, welcoming, and soon to be your phone’s ultimate companion. Embrace this trendy decal to give your iPhone a fresh, stylish makeover.

As we come to the end of our Ultimate Mother’s Day Survival Kit journey, it’s clear that the gifts chosen with Mom’s ease and convenience in mind will truly make a difference in her daily routine. From gourmet treats that offer a moment of indulgence to innovative cleaning solutions that lighten her load, each item in this curated collection is a testament to our appreciation for the tireless work Mom does every day. As we celebrate the remarkable women who keep our households running smoothly, let’s continue to cherish and support them with gifts that simplify their lives and bring a smiles to their faces. Here’s to Mom — may her days be filled with ease, joy, and the knowledge that she is truly loved and appreciated. Happy Mother’s Day!

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Zippy Sandler

70-year-old travel and lifestyle blogger sharing tips on how to live your best life NOW!