Mother’s Day In the Capital Region

Mother’s Day In the Capital Region

Mother’s Day is creeping up and I couldn’t be more excited.

Spring in Upstate NY is such a beautiful time, the dark winter is over and sun with fresh air is here. I am sharing with you great ideas to share with your family for Mother’s Day!

Mommy and Me Mini Photoshoot

Just Shoot with Saumya and Picnic Perfect 518 is doing the ultimate collaboration with a beautiful mini photo shoot for you and your littles. Iliana and Jess provide the gorgeous boho backdrop while Saumya captures only the best shots of everyone! You get 20 minutes with 7 edited images for $125. This shoot is happening April 30th so spots are limited! DM @justshootwithsaumya for booking.

Make it for the Mom(s)

Also Saratoga is hosting a Mother’s Day craft guided by me! Join us Sunday, April 24th at 9:30am. Whether your family has one mom, two moms or another variation of mother figure– this class is designed to let them have some much needed alone time while another caregiver brings them to class to make a gift(s) just in time for Mother’s Day!

Tulip Fest

Albany Tulip Festival is one of the most popular annual events in Albany, NY at Washington Park each year. The 2022 Albany Tulip Festival will take place over Mother’s Day weekend on May 7 – 8 and feature all your favorite traditions, events, and activities.

This to expect at this years Tulip Fest is

Head to for the full schedule of events!

Bubbles and Books Subscription Box

I love supporting small businesses in the Capital Region! When I was searching for a book subscription box, I was so happy to discover Bubbles and Books ships all over the country but they are local to the 518!

They currently have a Mother’s Day themed box that includes.

Celebrate mom on Mother’s Day with a box of reading and relaxation! (Or reward yourself with a box of self care, we won’t tell!) The Mother’s Day box contains everything she needs to indulge in long, relaxing baths:

  • 1 – Happy Mother’s Day Card
  • 2 paperback books (in the genre of your choice)
  • 1 Microfiber Twist Hair Turban from Spa Savvy
  • 1 – Cinnamon Bun Bath Bomb
  • 1 – Coconut Colada Flip Flops Bath Bomb
  • 1 – Cheers! Champagne Bath Salts
  • 2 – Mini Cocoa Rose Heart Bath Bombs
  • 1- Zippered cosmetic bag
  • 1 – $10 gift card to spend in the shop or on a subscription

Use code NICOLE40 for 40% off your first purchase!

theREP Theatre

What’s better than live shows at your local theater? theREP just came out with their 2022-2023 season and subscription series are now live! Click here for info and tickets.

Some great things about theREP

  • to provide great theatre to ALL people of the Capital Region
  • to ensure that every student in the Capital Region experiences live theatre before graduating from high school
  • to take a leadership role in defining New York’s Upper Hudson-Mohawk Valley as a cultural destination point
  • to make theREP synonymous with quality in every aspect of the organization: acting and direction, production, education, customer service, civic leadership, quality and inclusion
Holiday Gift Guide For Her

Holiday Gift Guide For Her

This years gift guide for her is all about self care. These gifts are great for your friends, sisters, moms and other ladies in your life- including yourself!

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Mother’s Day Gifts That You Really Want

Mother’s Day Gifts That You Really Want

This year Mother’s Day May be a little different. You have probably felt more like a failure of a mom more than ever before.

Every year I say this, but this year I really mean it- we should be celebrating moms every day, not just one.

Gifts won’t make up for what is going on in the world right now, but it can’t make it worse so why not get what you want this year. Treat yourself too while your at it because I am sharing affordable gifts you can just pick one!

Call yourself Mama Bird or Mama Bear? If so these necklaces from Made By Mary are perfect!
We need little reminders everywhere that we are worthy. These bracelets from Worthy Wands provide just what you need to feel safe right now.
Need some happy mail? Splash Wines will deliver you a variety of delicious wine right at your doorstep!
Miss the gym? LIT Method lets you customize your own video playlist from the library of Low Impact Training workouts and burn calories at home.
Whether you are an essential worker, working from home or teaching your kids, you need energy! This high buzzed coffe from Coffee Cardio will do the trick and keep you at your best performance.
Spending so much time inside do yo have the itch to redecorate? Learn tips and tricks on decorating basics with a Home Makeover Class from International Open Academy.
Have the itch do a simple DIY? Grab a tie dye kit from House Sparrow Nesting and create beautiful indigo colored fabrics.
Self care is crucial during these times of uncertainty. Guided journaling will not only help with self care, but also shift your mindset into positive thinking.
Stay comfy around the house with these fuzzy slipper from LC Lauren Conrad.
Tired of cooking the same thing? Switch things up a bit and show your creative side with this inspirational cookbook.
On your feet all day? Get the perfect pick me up with the best socks from Printsfield! A photo of your fur baby or your little ones are the perfect reminder why you get up every morning and slay the day. Not to mention these socks are so soft and the images are very clear. Use code ourrobinsnest20 for 20% off your order!

No matter what your Mother’s Day is like, I hope you enjoy it to the best of your ability and know that you are doing an amazing job, mama!

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