01 Jun Mother’s Day Guide
Mother’s Day Guide 2020
by Ashley Nichole Lewis
I love that you are setting aside the time to do a little shopping for mom! Mother’s Day is just a few days away. It’s a day in which we set aside an entire 24 hours to recognize the women that nurtured us into the nature loving folk we have grown to be. With the weather getting better, expanding outdoors opportunities, and being the ‘outside’ kind of folks, you need the type of gifts that express your appreciation and understanding of mom! This guide focuses on local companies, serving the needs of outdoors moms, and are all AFFORDABLE options! (Hey, my mother taught me to look for value!)
Here is the BEST Mother’s Day Gift Guide to showing her she is appreciated and understood in these unique times.
Women’s Explorer 650 from Danner
Not only is Danner based in Portland, OR, their craftsmanship is aimed for people in the Pacific Northwest! Whether you mom trots local trails or scales the most uncompromising landscapes, go for the footwear that will make getting outside a more enjoyable experience. (Thick forest walks count toward social distancing)
Regularly $170.00 on sale for $102- worried you do not have time to order? Their two-day shipping is currently free!
Columbia Women’s Fire Side II Sherpa Full Zip Fleece
Columbia is another Portland, OR based company that is continuously recognized for their efforts in social responsibility and environmental sustainability. If the idea of picking out clothing for women scares you, this soft fleece is certainly within the safe zone. Its stylish, and even has microfleece-lined pockets for cozy hands!
Regularly $90.00, currently on sale for $59.00
Nuun Blueberry Tangerine Immunity Support
What started as a sports hydration product, has now expanded into a daily hydration product. Based out of Seattle, WA, Nuun keeps you hydrated for a life in motion. Blueberry Tangerine immunity support is delicious, and I do not think anyone would turn down a little immunity boost. Cheers to your health, Ma!
$7.00 for 10 servings
Liberty Sports Bottles
Based out of Yakima, WA, Liberty Bottles are AMERICAN made, BPA free, recyclable, and have a LIFETIME guarantee. If you order soon enough, Liberty can even engrave the bottle with mom’s name on it! They even have a Sportsman line and their ‘Whitetail’ bottle is sure to delight!
$19.00 for 24oz , $5.00 for engraving
My mother always preferred an experience together over a gift of any sort. If your mom is down for an adventure, then consider Next Adventure for your….. you get it. Rent their tandem Kayak for a day trip in your local waters!
Daily rates for kayaks start at $45 dollars for 1-2, and include whistle, paddle, invasive species permit, and PFD!
A to Z Wineworks- Oregon’s Best Selling Wine Brand
Organic+ Oregon Grapes = Oregonically grown. The company is a big supporter of local businesses, including those within the outdoor industry.
$16.00 per bottle
Treating mom to the entire guide would cost you under $250. Whether you get to celebrate with your mom on Mother’s Day, or if you celebrate from afar, these gifts will show mom that she is appreciated. Don’t forget, Sunday May 10th is Mothers Day!
– Ashley Nichole Lewis aka “Bad Ash”