happy sunday! better late than never on this post, right? i’m rounding up some items any mom is sure to love and should all arrive in time for next sunday.

mStarr design mother’s day 2019 gift guide

one a + one b / big fan of pretty much everything bloomist offers and these vases are no exception. also love their mission of getting more natural + artisan items into your home while participating in the pledge 1% global movement. read more about them in my weekly maker feature. BONUS: use promo code EARTH25 for $25 off your order of $100 or more.

two / i am fairly desperate for a new bag that fits everything i need but works better for me as a mom + business owner on any given day. this mark & graham is a beauty and looks to fit the bill. SHIPPING: you can still get it monogrammed + delivered in time for mother’s day if you order by 11p PST tonight! non-monogrammed items can be ordered by 9a PST on may 8th and sent via regular shipping or by may 9th at 6p PST with rush shipping.

three / this folding rattan chair + lounger is perfect for all mamas who deserve some relaxation time. BONUS: it’s available via amazon prime shipping.

four / simone leblanc puts together the prettiest gift boxes. period. this is just one of them. SHIPPING: order by may 6th for fedex ground delivery or may 8th if you’re in california!

five / it’s hard to express how in love with and inspired i am with jenni kayne’s new book pacific natural. BONUS: it’s available via amazon prime shipping.

six / what mama doesn’t need stress relief, extra energy and increased focus? these plant-sourced moon juice capsules can give her just that. SHIPPING: order by may 6th at 11:59p PST for standard delivery or may 8th for expedited shipping.

seven / a timeless “mama” tag necklace. BONUS: shopbop uses amazon prime to ship!

eight / another bag i’ve had my eye on because everyone needs the perfect weekender and cuyana always delivers. SHIPPING: order by 9a PST on may 8th with 2 day shipping or 9a PST on the 9th with overnight shipping.

nine / this sleeper jumpsuit is truly GREAT. BONUS: shopbop uses amazon prime to ship!

ten / gift your favorite mom a monthly plant subscription from the sill, available in 4 planter colors. NOTE: the first shipment may not arrive in time for mother’s day.

eleven / this woven tote is perfect for farmer’s market excursions or days at the beach. it’s made by artisans in madagascar and kenya from renewable materials. BONUS: shopbop uses amazon prime to ship.

twelve / this ariel gordon x taylor sterling collaboration is a splurge that is worth every penny + will instantly become a family heirloom.

thirteen / as someone who suffers from migraine symptoms, a stiff neck + increasingly sensitive skin, i can’t recommend this little guy enough. BONUS: it’s available via amazon prime shipping.

fourteen / green beauty delivered to her door every month {available in various subscription options} via the detox market. she’ll receive one featured brand each month and at least $90 of green beauty products.

happy shopping and happy mother’s day to all you amazing mamas out there!



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waited til the last minute? don’t fear, i rounded up a list of books for her, him, and the kiddos {thanks amazon prime}.


one / michelle.

two / written by the author of one of my most favorite children’s books.

three / joanna gaines.

four / my friend kate released a cookbook that offers fun twists on new england classics.

five / picked these up for max.

six / get tips from the queen of small space living.

seven / loved eva chen’s second life episode + i’m excited to gift her new book to max on tuesday!

eight / chrissy tiegan.

nine / i just love this charming book with its charming illustrations.

ten / in case you forgot that #farmhousedialfano was in a book, it’s in this one.

eleven / barack.

twelve / max loves all things ballerina these days.

thirteen / “if eloise had lived in an animal-only hotel, it would have had the style and whimsy of the parker.”

fourteen / i want to live in this book. or a treehouse.

fifteen / italy, japan, iran, india, peru, uganda and russia…this book shares a day in the life of kids in each of these countries.

sixteen / bill and i recently saw journalist + columnist michael smerconish speak and he was as enjoyable in person as he is to watch on tv/listen to on sirius. this book is a collection of his most memorable columns and ALL author proceeds benefit the children’s crisis treatment center, a philadelphia-based, private, nonprofit agency that provides behavioral health services to children and their families.  

seventeen / we are very close to potty training max! we’ve had this book for awhile now + it’s a cute one.

just like for the littles, for her, for home, and for him, there are more options here!

happy shopping and happy holidays!


ps. did you miss our guides for the littles, for her, for home or for him?