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Experts Reveal How Much You Should Actually Spend on Mother’s Day Gifts

Often times when we’re shopping for the right Mother’s Day gift, we’re stuck with the question: how much should I spend this Mother’s Day? Am I spending too little on the woman who gave me life, or am I spending too much money on a gift that she might not even use? 

To give you the short answer, experts say there’s nothing set in stone on how much money should be spent on a gift. “What might be a good budget for myself might be a lot of money for someone else,” says Diane Gottsman, national etiquette expert from the Protocol School of Texas. “Money should have nothing to do with the value of a gift,” adds Lisa Grotts, etiquette expert known to many as Golden Rules Gal. “The adage still rings true: it’s the thought that counts.”

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Top 5 ways to make mom feel special

Instead of a bathrobe or a flower arrangement, give your mom the gift of time spent with you this Mother’s Day Weekend. There are plenty of thoughtful activities you and mom can do together to make her day special. Here are a few ideas.

Show mom how special she is and book a time for a “mani-pedi” for the both of you. She’ll feel rejuvenated and special while getting her feet scrubbed, and fingers and toes polished with the latest colors. 

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Mother’s Day Ideas For All Types Of Moms

Mother’s Day is a celebration of women who devote so much of their effort and energy to their families. Celebrating Mom on Mother’s Day lets her know all of her efforts haven’t gone unnoticed.

Mothers may perform similar tasks, but no two moms are the same. Finding ways to celebrate Mom’s uniqueness can make the day that much more meaningful and memorable.

The Relaxation Specialist

Of course, some mothers may want to simply unwind with a relaxing morning at the spa on Mother’s Day. In fact, the 2018 U.S. Spa Industry Study found that the spa industry has enjoyed seven consecutive years of consistent growth, with more than 187 billion spa visits in 2017 alone. A relaxing morning at the spa can be the perfect way for moms to begin Mother’s Day before they enjoy a brunch of dinner out with their families.

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Body Contouring Devices Market Trends

The Body Contouring Devices market has witnessed continuous growth in the past few years and is projected to grow even further during the forecast period (2018-2026). The research presents a complete assessment of the market and contains Future trend, Current Growth Factors, attentive opinions, facts, historical data, and statistically supported and industry validated market data.

If you are involved in the Body Contouring Devices industry or intend to be, then this study will provide you comprehensive outlook. It’s vital you keep your market knowledge up to date segmented by application, product types and major players. If you have a different set of players/manufacturers according to geography or needs regional or country segmented reports we can provide customization according to your requirement.

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide: 10 Best Eco-Friendly Spa Treatments For Mom

If you are wondering what to get your mom for Mother’s Day, physical gifts are nice, but an experience at a spa will leave a lasting impression. Better yet, choose an eco-friendly treatment to make a difference while at it. Blending nature and luxury, exceptional spas are using sustainable practices in creating innovative experiences that are nourishing to humans and good for Mother Earth. Choose from volcanic ash mud baths, harvested herb treatments, wine facials and more to get in touch with nature.  

Pamper mom this Mother’s Day with one of these indulgent eco-friendly spa treatments.

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Unique Mother’s Day gift ideas

Mothers, stepmothers, grandmothers, and many more remarkable women often work tirelessly and without fanfare to provide for their families. Even though they may deserve to be recognized throughout the year, moms enjoy a special day nestled within the month of May when children, spouses and others celebrate Mother’s Day. Many people give heartfelt gifts on Mother’s Day to express their love for the mothers in their lives. The perfect gift may focus on Mom’s interests and the things that make her truly happy. With that in mind, the following shopping tips can help anyone find the perfect Mother’s Day gift.

Explore spa packages.

What mother won’t benefit from some rest and relaxation with a little pampering thrown in? Salons and massage therapists typically put together Mother’s Day packages that cater to mothers. Packages may include massages, facials, hair treatments, manicures, and pedicures. Gift-givers can customize the services depending on their budgets.

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Josh McCarter appointed president of Mindbody

Mindbody CEO Rick Stollmeyer (left) with Josh McCarter, who will take over responsibility for the company’s revenue-generating activities 

Industry tech business Mindbody has appointed Josh McCarter as president.He was formerly CEO and co-founder of Booker, which was acquired by Mindbody in 2018 in a US$150m (€134m, £116m) deal.

In his new role, McCarter will be responsible for the company’s revenue-generating activities, including sales, marketing, customer services, business development, and corporate development.

“Josh’s profound knowledge of the wellness industry and deep understanding of our brand make him the ideal person to accelerate and execute our national and global growth strategies,” said Rick Stollmeyer, CEO and co-founder of Mindbody.

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Resources for Leisure Assets (RLA), a leading international full-service consultancy specializing in leisure and wellbeing hospitality, is thrilled to announce Jessica Schorr as Director of Spa and Wellness. Jessica will be key in providing our global clientele with her operational expertise, for both on site operational consulting, as well as spa design development work.

Lynn Curry, RLA USA President & Co-Owner, says “Jessica deserves this Director title, and has excelled at the process of taking clients through the many stages of Spa Design Development.  She has been with us since 2016, and has brought us extensive spa operational expertise, spa training experience, and the ability to educate spa leaders and teams on proper procedures, planning and business development.   Nothing stops Jessica  from figuring out a plan, alternative solution, new system, or protocol that help get us and our clients set up for success”.  Roger Allen, RLA Global CEO says “Jessica brings so much to RLA. She is to be recognized for her diverse talents and impressive background in multiple capacities with spa, hotel and resort clients”.

Prior to joining RLA, Jessica  held leadership positions in some of the most premier Northern California Wine Country award winning spas, including Fairmont’s Sonoma Mission Inn, The Villagio, and The Kenwood Inn and Spa. 

Jessica will now serve as the point of contact and project manager for all spa and wellness projects.  Her responsibilities include spa, wellness, fitness and recreation design concepts, equipment specifications, design development direction, treatment menu development, operational services, training, recruitment, and pre-and post-opening functions. She is  based in RLA’s North American Headquarters office in the city of Sonoma, in the California Wine Country and can be reached at or 707-933-0408.

About RLA

RLA is a full-service global consultancy specializing in leisure and wellbeing hospitality, recreation and medical tourism with representative offices in Sonoma, Budapest, Vienna and Dubai. RLA is positioned to address expanding opportunities in hotels, destinations resorts, active living communities, mixed-use developments, wellness and healthcare centers. RLA works closely with clients to develop and deliver unique concepts and solutions that successfully position projects for current and emerging opportunities which deliver a return on investment. is positioned to address expanding opportunities in hotels, destinations resorts, active living communities, mixed-use developments, wellness and healthcare centers. +1 707 933 0408