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My mom was always giving when I grew up. From cookies and handmade costumes to elaborate play sets and unending support. Everything she did was to give her kids the life she couldn’t have. And though I’m not sure I’ll ever be able to repay her, I want to spoil her properly on Mother’s Day. UncommonGoods is an online marketplace made specifically to showcase individual artisans and unique products. As I’ve mentioned, my mom is an artist, and I know gifts with careful craftsmanship stand out to her. UncommonGoods is also a sustainable company, working daily to minimize their environmental impact. Why not make the world a better place while giving mom her due?

Screen Shot 2016-05-04 at 9.12.28 PMThese wine soaps are top on my list for any number of ladies in my life. FINALLY a socially acceptable way to bring wine into your morning routine. Don’t panic, these soaps aren’t actually alcoholic, but contain the same colors and fragrances of the wines that inspired them. The real ingredients are great for your skin, coconut oil, cocoa butter, shea, and the like.Screen Shot 2016-05-04 at 9.20.08 PMTruth be told my mom is more of a croissant person, but I couldn’t resist including this donut warming mug. It’s designed with a slim panel on the top to hold any number of delicious goodies, while still allowing you to sip your coffee. This is what breakfast in bed dreams are made of.Screen Shot 2016-05-04 at 9.23.33 PMMy mom’s from Argentina and her cultural heritage is a huge part of her identity. It carried over a lot into my own life through food, language, and attitude. Despite having lived in the United States for most of her life, she has a strong sense of her roots and her identity as a Latina woman. I love that about her. This longitude and latitude necklace seemed like a perfect way for her to wear her home close to her heart.

If the artist needs to craft your piece and it won’t make it in time for Sunday, UncommonGoods offers printable cards with hi-res images of the product and a note about the artist who’s making it.

Photos courtesy of UncommonGoods.

UncommonGoods compensated me for this post, however all opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting the businesses that support Trends and Tolstoy!

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