Every mom deserves some pampering. Tell her to relax and indulge with For the Love Of . . . , a new DC-based line of organic and all-natural bath products designed specifically for women. Plus, Mom will love that 5 percent of all proceeds are donated directly to women’s charities. Just a warning: These smell so good that you just may want to keep some for yourself!
Barefoot Contessa cookbook collection, $22 each.
No cook worth her salt would want to be without this collection of cookbooks by the Barefoot Contessa, also known as Ina Garten. The newest, Back to Basics, showcases how to make flavorful recipes using simple, fresh ingredients. Novice and veteran chefs alike will find something to savor in these photo-filled manuals with recipes you’ll turn to again and again.
This cheery apron is so pretty, you almost don’t want to cook in it. Mom will enjoy the retro theme and adorable shape, which fits nearly every body style with its adjustable tie waist. Plus, the best gifts are supposed to be things you’d want yourself, and this is something that a daughter who likes to cook will want to borrow when she visits home.