06 May 2011

Vegan-friendly Mother's Day gifts for the special women in your life

Mother's Day is literally right around the corner; do you have a gift for the special woman in your life? Are you fretting because you are a vegan and she isn't?

Don't worry! I have compiled a list of some great [vegan] gift options, depending on how you plan to spend Mother's Day:

Give her a book:
Happy Herbivore
Vegan's Daily Companion

Make her some homemade bath products:
Natural Beauty Workshop
Foot Soak
Vegan Beauty Review

Treat her to a cruelty-free "spa day":
Candles from A Scent of Scandal
Beauty Without Cruelty
Hugo Naturals

Buy her some chocolates:
Missionary Chocolates
Mini Heart "Mom" Box from Chocolate Decadence
Rose City Chocolates

Take her to a special meal out:
In San Francisco: Milennium
In Seattle: Cafe Flora
In LA: Real Food Daily
In NYC (Queens): Cafe Panorama
Chicago: Victory's Banner

Treat her to a pleasurable meal in (made by you!):
Brunch menu
Fancy dinner
Vegan brunch

Buy her some new eco-savvy and animal-friendly clothes or accessories:
Pure Citizen
Laura Bee Designs
Bourgeois Boheme

Still stumped? Look to these posts from a few of my favorite vegan bloggers for even more great Mother's Day ideas:
Happy Healthy Life
The Blissful Chef
VegNews Magazine

Geanna Marek | @greenvegnliving
Geanna has been a vegan for over 3 years. She lives in the very veg-friendly city of Portland, Oregon, where she works as a freelance writer and library assistant. She is also currently training to run the Portland Marathon this fall. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time outdoors, reading, eating, and traveling. Find Geanna at greenveganliving.com.

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