Mothers Day Gift Ideas, Handmade Jewelry

mothers day gift ideas

Mothers Day Gift Ideas

mothers day gift ideas

From vintage  button necklaces to beautiful floral pendants, BluKatDesign on Etsy has unique handmade gift ideas for your mom!

Mothers Day Gift Ideas, Handmade Jewelry

Mother’s Day is on May 8 in the USA, my birthday, this year!  Check out my store, BluKatDesign on Etsy for all sorts of handmade gift ideas for mom. Vintage button and floral pendants make a cute little affordable gift she will love or surprise her with a one-of-a-kind statement necklace with a button heart that says “MOM”! If she is more earthy maybe a vibrant mandala or chakra pendant could work. If she likes earrings, there is a a large selection of unique dangle earrings  to choose from. Everything is shipped in my recycled boxes with an upcycled paper decoration perfect for gift giving! Be sure to give handmade love this year!

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handmade gifts for mother's day!

Handmade gifts, jewelry by BluKatDesign on Etsy


nest necklace pendant

Birds nest pendant with speckled vintage beads perfect gift for mom!


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Do you like to give the gift of handmade?  What kind of jewelry does your mom like? Comments welcomed:

Baking: Cranberry Orange White Chocolate Chip Cookies

cranberry orange white chocolate chip cookies recipe

Baking: Cranberry Orange White Chocolate Chip Cookies

Next to my Snickerdoodles, I think these are my new favorite!   This is my basic cookie recipe with the orange twist for a small batch. See my post for more details and 3 secrets to great cookies: Best Snickerdoodles and Chocolate Chip Monster Cookies

Cranberry Orange White Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe:

1  1/4 + 1/8 c cups bread flour
1/2 cup cold butter  cut into large chunks
2T cornstarch
1/2 tsp sea salt
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup brown sugar, packed
1 egg
1T orange zest
1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp orange extract
1c white or dark chocolate chips
1c dried cranberries (soaked in 2 T orange juice a few hours to plump up!)
1/2c walnuts
1. blend egg, vanilla, orange zest, extract and lemon juice in a bowl and set aside
2. Add flour, sugars, cornstarch, salt and baking soda to food processor and pulse until combined.
3. Add butter chunks and process until fine crumbs.
4. Add egg mixture gradually, pulsing just until dough comes together, do not over process.
5. Dump out into large bowl,  add cranberries, chocolate chips, nuts.
6. Form handful size balls, should be about 8-10  very large cookies
 Preheat oven to 350 deg F.
7. Place cookie balls in freezer while you preheat the oven about 15 minutes. (or just chill the dough before you form the balls!
8. Bake cookies on parchment paper in a cookie sheet for 17-20 minutes… or until tops brown slightly.
Bake on parchment paper to keep the dough from spreading

Bake on parchment paper to keep the dough from spreading, keeping them nice and fat!


Crispy on the outside moist and chewy on the inside

Crispy on the outside moist and chewy on the inside


Let me know if you try out this cookie recipe and if you like it! Comments welcomed!