Monday, April 22, 2013

Mother's Day Gift Ideas -- Surprise Mom with a Personal Gift Made by You at Shutterfly (Review and #Giveaway)

Disclosure: I was compensated with a travel mug from the folks at Shutterfly, as a thank you for sharing more about their gift offering.  However, the views I share are mine and mine alone.

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With Mother's Day right around the corner, I will be sharing some wonderful gifts over the next couple of weeks, to help you in choosing just the right gift for that special Mom in your life.  I don't know about you, but I always love receiving and giving personalized gifts -- especially with my daughters' photos on them.  I can't tell you how many coffee cups, photo books and canvas prints of the girls I have.  But, the one thing I don't have is a 16 Oz Stainless Steel Travel Mug, with their photos on it. :-)  You would think with all the coffee and tea I consume in a given day on the go, that I would have one of these -- but, I don't.  And, neither does my Mom.  So, this Mother's Day, I am making a point to create a personalized travel mug with the girls' photos for both my Mom and I to enjoy.

I have been pleased with Shutterfly's personalized gifts, which always make for great keepsakes, and continue to order and over again when holidays roll around.  If you are not familiar with Shutterfly, then you are missing out, as Shutterfly is a great gifting destination, allowing your to make meaningful personal gifts that deepen connections to family and friends.  Don't believe me?  Then, check out the Shutterfly Best Gift Ever page to learn more and see examples of amazing gifts both Moms, Grandmothers, etc. would love to receive this Mother's Day --

Ordering from Shutterfly is a breeze, and they walk through the entire personalization process, so you don't feel overwhelmed about creating each and every personal gift.  And, before you checkout, they ask you to review your final product before you complete your transaction, which I love, as I have ordered from other personalized sites in the past, only to be rushed through the ordering process, as the girls are fussy, and end up receiving gifts with misspelled names or blurry photos that don't look good on the gift I had created.

The only hard part about the whole ordering process for me is choosing the photos, as I have tons and tons of photos of the girls.  So, choosing just the right ones is hard. :-)  But, after going through two camera memory cards this past weekend of the recent holidays, I narrowed down the photos I will be using for the two stainless steel travel mugs I will be created at Shutterfly for my Mom and I.  Now, when we are out and out, and want to bring a hot cup of tea or jo along with us, we can enjoy the photos of the girls, which will adorn the outside of the travel mug.  I also plan to use this in the house, when I pour my morning coffee, in hopes to keep it warmer longer -- as I always find myself sipping cold coffee by the time I finally sit down to drink it.  I don't know about you, but every time I get ready to sit down in the AM to relax before the crazy day starts with the girls, they must sense this, and get up. :-)  So, my breakfast and coffee have to wait until at least the mid-morning nap of my youngest.

But, even if I have to drink cold coffee in the AM, and and extra cup compared to the years before children, I would not change it for the world, as they bring so much happiness to my life and those around them.  And, this Mother's Day, my Mom and I will be in for a treat when we receive our 16 oz. Stainless Steel Travel Mugs from Shutterfly with the girls' photos on them.  :-)  So, if you are looking for a unique gift to give your Mom this year, or want to hint to your husband and children to get you, why not visit Shutterfly and browse their selection of meaningful gift, greeting cards and more --  You will not be disappointed!

Do you love Twitter parties?  Well, make sure you mark your calendar for TODAY, Monday, April 22 from 8:00 to 9:00 p.m. ET/5:00 to 6:00 p.m. PT for the Shutterfly Best Gift Ever Twitter Party.

"Gift-giving can be stressful from deciding on the right price point to selecting the perfect gift.  Thankfully, Shutterfly is here to help us select the best gift ever Shutterfly gifts allow you to choose presents that are meaningful and personal.  Rather than just ticking off a box on your to-do list, a gift from Shutterfly deepens your connection to family and friends.  We can’t wait to chat about gifts you’ve loved, gifts you’ve given and more at the…"

Shutterfly Best Gift Ever Twitter Party

When: Monday, April 22nd from 8:00 to 9:00 p.m. ET/5:00 to 6:00 p.m. PT
Where: #ShutterflyGifts on Twitter
How: Tweet with the tag and follow sponsor @Shutterfly and host @ResourcefulMom

Click here to see all the great PRIZES  and to RSVP--


One lucky reader will win a 16 oz Stainless Steel Travel Mug, plus FREE shipping, thanks to the folks at Shutterfly to make for themselves, or to give to your Mother or Grandmother.  To enter this fun giveaway, please complete the entries on the Rafflecopter form below.  Good luck!

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Disclosure: I was compensated with a travel mug from the folks at Shutterfly, as a thank you for sharing more about their gift offering.  However, the views I share are mine and mine alone.


  1. I like the Hand Lettered Love Canvas Print.

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  2. I'd like to receive a Dimensional Wall Art with pics of my family :)

  3. I really liked the Trellis Monogram photo pillow :)

  4. Thanks so much!!! Can't wait to receive it :)