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Great Gift Ideas for the Westside Mom

Make mom feel special this Mother’s Day with one of these great gift ideas for the hip and happening LA mom.

Mom on the Run

Mom can hit Runyan Canyon with the rugged BOB Sport Utility Stroller (MSRP $389), ideal for use on virtually any terrain, with three 16†knobby tires and a state-of-the-art suspension system, ideal for strolling or jogging on anything from the beach to bumpy trails. Or try its sister stroller, the versatile BOB Revolution (MSRP $299) which features a smaller, swiveling front wheel that can also be locked forward for jogging or off-roading. Find local stores that carry BOB strollers at www.bobgear.com. Win our BOB test stroller. See contest rules below.

Mom-arazzi

Give a gift to treasure for years to come with a mommy & me portrait by WeHo photographer Sara Corwin (www.saracorwinphotography.com), voted top headshot photographer year after year by LA’s actors, who can capture the essence of stars like Maggie and Jake Gyllenhall and Peter Paige as well as rising child stars — and moms and pops too — in her cozy home studio where kids and parents feel relaxed. Sessions start at $400 and include hair, make up and coddling.

Wine and Women

If Mom’s favorite wine is, “I wanna go to Palm Springs,†take her to Palm Springs already, but you can also give her a special Mom’s Day two-month membership to the California Wine Club for $95.90 which includes a four-piece sampler box of exquisite artesian chocolates from Choclatique, available at www.choclatique.com. Membership information at Cawineclub.com.

Earth Mother
Help Mom find that happy place within, starting from the bottom up, with shapely Doce Vida’s Paraty Pants. Perfect for yoga, lounging or running errands, made with a unique moisture-wicking instantly slimming stretch fabric that moves with the body. Black with neon color striping. Sizes XS-XL, $38-$88. Available at Docevidafitness.com. For a 20% discount enter code “outwithbaby.â€

Mom can hit a Happy Baby Pose and feel good in body and spirit while making the world a little greener with the bamboo, hemp and natural rubber eco-friendly Natural Fitness Yoga Mat. Plus, for each product sold the company plants a tree as part of the Zero Impact Program. Available in regular and extra thick and long. Available at Naturalfitnessinc.com $29.99-$59.99.

Mama’s House

Bring the scent of nature indoors with Hothouse Botanicals scented candles. Indulge mom in luxurious pure aromatherapy scents such as bergamot/ylang ylang, bourbon geranium, lavandin/litsea cubeba and vanilla/lime. All products are natural, organic, vegan and cruelty-free in recycled glass and PET containers. Available at Hothousebotanicals.com. $20 each.

Hip Hip for Her

The cool and casual mom will love artsy funky T-shirts by 2K by Gingham, with inventive designs and witty sayings to spark interest and conversation wherever she goes. Available at stores nationwide or at 2ktshirts.com. $35. *Win a 2K by Gingham shirt. See contest rules below.

Flaunt motherhood with Demi Bella totes, tanks, hoodies and tees that tell everyone Mom’s lucky number (of kids), whether she is a “Mommy of 1†or Mommy of 5.†$36-$50. Available at Demibella.com.

Travel’n Gal

Mom can zip around LA surface streets on a Vespa scooter. Scooters great for zipping around town, they sip fuel, averaging 70 miles per gallon, and have a small carbon footprint. Vespa has a ride to suit every mom, from the S 50 scooter, $3,199, to the powerful GTS 300 Super, $6,199. Find dealers and lots of groovy gift ideas – from retro-inspired gadgets to beach towels, ranging in price from $5 to $215, at VespaUSA.com.

Life’s a Picnic

Take Mom to WeHo Park for a picnic packed in the stylish Reisenthel Carrybag, a modern twist on the old wicker basket, also great for farmer’s market shopping, made with tear-proof poly with a sturdy collapsible aluminum handle. Available in regular and XS size in a variety of solids and prints. Locate retailers at Reisenthel.com. $29.99-$39.99.

*To enter a random drawing to win a contest item above, send an email to outwithbaby@aol.com with the name of the item in the subject line, i.e., “BOB Sroller.†All winners will be notified by email. Winners are responsible for shipping/handling or pick-up of items in Los Angeles within 14 days of notification.
BOB Stroller
Sara Corwin Photography Mommy & Me Portrait
2K T shirt
Doce Vida yoga pants
Reisenthel carry bag

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