Staff on April 30, 2012 0 Comments Mother’s Day is around the corner, but let’s skip the Hallmark card this year and give a gift that Mom deserves…and, let’s be honest, one that she actually wants. Below, we have picked out five great items that are sure to please any mom–from the wine connoisseur to the baker to the coffee enthusiast. 1. Wine Chiller Click Here to View All Wine Chillers Once considered to be a luxury item, the wine chiller is quickly becoming a staple in the home kitchen, especially for those who like to host dinner parties. For those with limited kitchen and refrigerator space or those who cannot quite commit to a full wine cooler, a wine chiller is a great option. Wine chillers can be quite expensive, with the higher-end multi-bottle models reaching around $400. Single-bottle chillers retail for just under $100. There are other methods of wine cooling that might also make Mom happy this Mother’s Day, including chilling wine carafes and cooling pour spouts, which can be found for under $50. No matter what your budget is, you can find a great gift for your wine-loving mom. 2. Frozen Drink Maker Click Here to View All Frozen Drink Makers Get ready for BBQ season with a handy frozen drink maker. Frozen drink makers can help you whip up the tastiest of concoctions to enjoy poolside, including margaritas and daiquiris for the adults or healthy fruit smoothies for the kids. So when you go up to visit mom for Mother’s Day this year, you can celebrate with fun cocktails while the grand kids are occupied with their healthy snacks. Frozen drink makers are an absolute staple in the summer months, especially if you live in the warmer part of the states. It is the perfect gift for a mom that loves to entertain! 3. Espresso Maker Click Here to View All Espresso Makers Who doesn’t appreciate a warm cup of coffee or espresso in the mornings to get them ready for the day? Your mother is sure to appreciate a beautiful new espresso maker to fuel her mornings. Try out a double espresso, luscious cappuccino or spiced latte cafe style in the comfort and convenience of your own home. Espresso makers feature a variety of modern and sleek designs, from beautiful stainless steel to retro rounded edges. Look for models that feature extra helpful elements, such as cup-warming plates and removable drip trays and covers that make for easy cleanup. This is one luxury that will make any mom feel special on Mother’s Day and everyday after that they get to wake up and enjoy this great gift. 4. Beverage Cooler Click Here to View All Beverage Coolers Beverage coolers are great no matter what your drink of choice is: from beer to soda, or even just water. These units can be useful to the empty-nester mom as well as the mom who still has a couple kids or grand kids running around. Look for units that have a lock to prevent small hands from reaching for the adult beverages. The beauty of beverage coolers is that they can be placed almost anywhere in your home, and come in a variety of styles and designs. You can find free-standing coolers, which are great for game rooms or bedrooms. You can also find built-in models, which make perfect easy-to-install Mother’s Day gifts for anyone who needs a little extra cooling space in their kitchen. 5. Stand Mixer Click Here to View All Stand Mixers The iconic KitchenAid stand mixer is something a kitchen should never be without. Renowned for its quality and versatility, KitchenAid stand mixers have been and continue to be a favorite of bakers, cooks, chefs and the most important culinary artists of all–moms! These mixers come in black, white, and silver, which make for a great sleek addition to a modern kitchen. However, if your mom is looking for something a bit more funky, she might be interested in the green or red options, both of which are also available through our store. If you are looking to go above and beyond and really impress your mother this year, you might also want to include a pasta roller attachment, a food grinder attachment, or a slicer/shredder attachment. No matter what kind of mom you have, you are sure to impress her with one of these fun and useful gifts. So, what will you be getting your mom for Mother’s Day? Let us know in the comments below!