New for Mother’s Day

New arrivals for Mother's Day

May is all about the women in our lives who support us, teach us and inspire us. With Mother’s Day quickly approaching, this latest batch of styles arrived at the perfect time. From the weekend warrior to the gardener extraordinaire to those with an affinity for beautiful baubles, we have something colorful for her this holiday.

new arrivals

Pictured: 1. Fringe Scarf in Marina Paisley | 2. Bauble Earrings in Lilli Bell and Hoop Earrings in Go Wild | 3. Sun Hat in Tutti Frutti | 4. Gardening Gloves and Gardening Tote in Lilli Bell | 5. Bauble Bracelet in Plum Crazy, Bangle Set in Marina Paisley, Heart Bangle in Ribbons and Braided Charm Bracelet in Ribbons | 6. Turn Lock Wallet in Tutti Frutti | 7. Silk Scarf in Sun Valley | 8. Pretty Flower Pot in Lilli Bell

Mother’s Day is May 12 this year. Comment below and share something special about your mom, and we’ll select one lucky entry at random to receive a green thumb gift package, including Gardening Gloves, a Gardening Tote and a Pretty Flower Pot, in the color of your choice!

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This giveaway is now closed. Thank you for commenting, and congratulations to Ashleigh, who received a lovely gardening package!

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180 Responses to New for Mother’s Day

  1. Melanie says:

    My mother taught me to love others unconditionally.

  2. Cheryl H. says:

    Mothers love their children.

  3. My mother was a wonderful, caring and giving person and taught me that both family and friends were important to have!

  4. Kelli says:

    My mother taught me strength and independence.

  5. Angela M says:

    My mother is my best friend. She has taught me how to be a good mother! She is the first person I call whenever I have a question. She is always there when I need her. She loves my daughter so immensely I could cry from happiness just seeing them together. I feel like she is my shining star in the sky always there to guide me when I’m weary and lost. As a teenager it felt like she could be the enemy, but now at almost 30 I know that she was just keeping me away from bad things and loves me deeply. I know that love now that I have a child of my own. I am so thankful for MY mother.

  6. Jamie Beck says:

    My mother is such a blessing to me. We live very close to each other and I love the fact that she is very involved with my children. This would be a great surprise to share with her for Mother’s Day, her birthday on May 15 and also her wedding anniversary on May15th.

  7. Sabrina says:

    Mom taught me that families love one another.

  8. Tammy says:

    My mom may be 75+, but she can run circles around me. She is always on the go doing for others. She helped start an herb club a few years back, so your prize is just perfect for her, she loves to be out in the dirt with her herbs and flowers.

  9. Lisa M says:

    My mom and I like to go on adventures together. We’ll drive to a faraway museum or find some hidden historical treasure and spend the day learning and looking. She fostered in me a curiosity for the world. Now that I have a daughter, I can’t wait to see what cultural excursions the three of us will embark on next!

  10. sarah g. says:

    My mom taught me that hard work pays off. Nothing is free, you must earn it!

  11. Ashley Acker says:

    My mom is wonderful. After giving birth to my brother 17 years ago who was diagnose with Cerbral Palsy, she has taken great care of him over the years. I hope I can be a great mom like her one day. This green thumb gift would great for her because she loves to garden and my family just put in an vegetable garden.

  12. Laurie says:

    My mom is a nurse, so she is a natural care giver, be it of people or her gardens that she loves to tend! She is also one of my best friends. This past weekend we went on a road trip to the beach, just to get away.

  13. Amy Cooley says:

    My mom is selfless and always there to help those in need. She also loves flowers and has a garden. This would be a great gift for her!

  14. My mom is much more crafty than me and enjoy seeing what new Christmas ornament I get every year!

  15. Julie says:

    My mum is the strongest woman I know. She has shown me such incredible grace and determination under some very challenging circumstances.

  16. Christy Campbell says:

    My mom is a wonderful loving mother and grandmother. She is always looking out and putting others before herself. She’s a local librarian and looks out for homebound people in her neighborhood by delivering books to them. What a wonderful example she continues to lead. Plus she loves flowers!! Happy Mothers Day to all!!

  17. Leticia says:

    My mom has been the pillar who has held me upright. She has always been there for me giving me her best of everything. I love her to no end and thank God everyday for a new day with her. I pray she will be here for many, many more years.

  18. Elise Huntley says:

    My mom is a leader and she is devoted to helping others around her. She is forever counseling people and helping them. She puts everyone else’s needs before hers.

  19. emily says:

    My mom is a teacher well she home schools us and she is amazing she is my best friend and she is always there when i need her she is always helping others and that is something i am very thankful for her teaching me to love to do.So thanks mom for that!!!I love you!!!!An happy almost mothers day!! 🙂

  20. Monica D. says:

    I love the Bauble bracelet!

  21. I love doing charity work, and helping others, and I discovered that love through watching my mom over the years. To this day, she helps out with elderly people, even as she enters into her 70th year!

  22. Sam says:

    My mom shared her great sense of style with me!

  23. Eileen lusardi says:

    My mom is always willing to go shopping…

  24. Ellie says:

    My mom raised me and my 2 brothers by herself and always made sure we had everything we wanted and needed! She still does, but now I am able to spoil her the way she spoiled me growing up! She is my best friend and always will be!

  25. Rachel says:

    My mom taught me that a smile can brighten anyones day.

  26. Carmen Perez says:

    My mom is a wonderful person who always put her children first. I am the person I am today because of her! She is an exceptional woman, whom we all love and admire!

  27. Holly N. says:

    My mom was my best friend and she was there for me unconditionally even when others didn’t stand by me. She taught me to make the choices I wanted instead of what others wanted me to make. I miss having that but hope to pass that on to my own daughter (who is her namesake).

  28. Samantha Haneline says:

    My mom is a wonderful, loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother! She supports us all in our many endeavors. She’s still quite active and loves to shop!

  29. Elise says:

    My mom only got her ears pierced as an adult so she could share earrings with her daughters! She’d love the new Veras!

  30. Melinda says:

    my mom loved her roses, and now I try to carry on her rose garden. She was with the roses all summer long. I sure do miss her & her techniques

  31. Franny says:

    My momma is awesome because she’s willing to try new things/adventures when I need her to! (Thanks for becoming a Scout leader in 6th grade)

  32. Margaret M says:

    My mother taught me to be a caring loving person and to value family, friends, and life!

  33. Jennifer Nafziger says:

    My mother taught what it meant to love unconditionally. She put her children’s needs above her own. I remember nights when she would stay up into the wee hours to finish sewing costumes, helping with projects, etc. She helped become people of Godly character, even when we didn’t want to hear her. She is the best Mom ever!

  34. Bronwyn Sternberg says:

    My mom has taught me the importance of patience and the reward of working hard.

  35. Jacki Hild says:

    I pray I stay committed to showing my mom love. And that I have many more opportunities to hang out with her. But more than that I pray I don’t take her for granted. Life most likely won’t slow down. But as I devote time to worthwhile endeavors, I don’t want to forget that in the grand scheme of things, holding my mother’s hands is one of the most priceless investments I’ll ever make.

  36. ktpezz says:

    My mom is the best mom and grandma. She has taught me many great lessons and had let me learn some tough ones on my own. She has been there when I needed her and even when I didn’t just to show her support. She loves and cares for my girls and would do anything for them!

  37. Donna Zeh says:

    My mom did the best that she could with what she had. She taught me to always to do my best.

  38. Robin James says:

    My mom backs me on all of my decisions, no matter if she agrees with them or not. She’s always there to pick me up when I fall flat on my face saying “I told ya so !” She has been an inspiration my whole life and instilled in me morals and values that I will one day instill in my children.

  39. CindyTF says:

    My mom is beautiful inside and out!

  40. Stephanie S. says:

    My mom loves to garden and be in the outdoors. This is right up her alley!

  41. LorieR says:

    My mom, daughter, sister and I went to the Vera Bradley Outlet Sale for the 4th time this year. It has become an annual tradition and I am so grateful for the time we get to spend together.

  42. pat cendrowski says:

    she passed awat 8-24-2012 one of the ast thin she wanted was for me to go plant this bulbs she had on my grandmothers grave

  43. Jessica R says:

    My mother is one of my best friends!

  44. Alyssa says:

    My mom has taught me what is means to be generous, loving, and compassionate–always willing to give of herself to others. She taught me that no matter what, always work hard and be kind to others and you will go far in life. She is a huge part of who I am and is my best friend.

  45. Judy F. says:

    Not only is my Mom the best but she is the most fun, loving, caring and incredible Grandma!

  46. Gail says:

    At almost 89, love that my mother still works because she loves it and is so well loved by everyone where she works. Makes me proud to be her daughter.

  47. janet labbe says:

    My Mom taught me how to be a STRONG independent woman. Through her actions as a wife and mother, I took the lessons she taught me to become more like her everyday. She was an amazing woman.

  48. my3sons33 says:

    My mom is always there for me, and my 4 sisters. ALWAYS!

  49. Sherry says:

    My mother was the best cook ever!

  50. Michele S. says:

    My mam wanted me when no one else did!

  51. Sarah says:

    My mother always knows best! 🙂

  52. Marilyn Shaffer says:

    My mother is Beautiful! She was always happy and giving to me. She worked hard to see that my sisters and I had nice clothes to wear. From sewing them when young to working at ZCMI to buy me Bobbie Brooke outfits. She taught me to take care of them and make sure that I was nicely dressed. She taught me to be a young lady. My mother was a classy lady! Love and miss her so much!

  53. Stephanie Bremenour says:

    My mother has helped shaped me into the women that I am today. She is the most dedicated and hardworking person I know. My father was diagnosed with the most progressive form of MS a couple of years and is unable to work. My mother works 2 jobs to pay the bills, all while caring for my dad and my 26 year-old brother who has Autism. She is the best! Also, she has a big, beautiful garden in the backyard that would greatly benefit from a Vera gardening set!

    Happy Mother’s Day 🙂

  54. Robin T says:

    My Mom taught me how to be a proud,independent woman !! Love her !!

  55. Laurie F. says:

    My mother, who had never played a sport in her life (she was a band geek, i mean band star) used to take me to our local soccer field and (reading from a book) run me through drills so that I could get better (I was the chubby slow kid). Fast forward 10 years and I became a 3 time state soccer champion with one Championship game MVP award. I also went on to play college soccer and win a national championship and become an All-American. I have no doubt if she wouldn’t have spent that time with me when I was young, I wouldn’t have valued the hard work she instilled in me and I wouldn’t have gotten as far as I did. She continues to push me to this day (and I’m 30!). I loves her so much!

  56. Yolanda says:

    Mothers carry and nurture us from birth through out life. I owe a lot to my mother; she is the heart of the home

  57. Tina P says:

    My mom is the best. She also loves to go Vera shopping with me!! 🙂

  58. Ashleigh says:

    My mom is my best friend. She is the smartest, kindest, most generous, and best person I know! I really hope that one day I’m half the mom she is.

  59. Mel says:

    My mom taught me that when you get knocked down to pick yourself back up and not to listen when others talk behind your back. She was a single parent in a small town back in the 70’s when it was taboo to be a divorcee with a child. I am who I am because of her strength.

  60. melissasummers says:

    My mother taught me that we are all stronger than we give ourselves credit for.

  61. kristie campbell says:

    I have only a few good memories of my mom, unfortunately. This time of year is hard because she hasn’t had anything to do with my in over 15 years:( But I do remember when I was a small child she would hold my hand and tell me she loves me! So when I get sad about not really having a mom, I remember that and close my eyes and try to remember how that felt at the time! It does soothe me:)

  62. Beth says:

    How about some rain boots? I would totally buy those!!

  63. Sara Garcia says:

    My mom is amazing and one of my best friends. Through her I have learned how to be a compassionate, caring person and mother. She is my inspiration for being a good mom.

  64. georgian a says:

    I didn’t appreciate my mother until I got older, now I never take anything she does for granted.

  65. Beth says:

    My mom will do just about anything for her kids. She stayed with us for a week when I had my son. She came in a moments notice when my daughter was sick and I had to go back to work.

  66. Lisa Stahl-Chang says:

    My mother is the glue that holds our family togeather.

  67. Carolyn Williams says:

    My Mom made the best potato salad ever! I wish I could duplicate it. Thanks Mom for all the years you made it for me to enjoy!

  68. Janine S says:

    My Mom is the person I hope to grow to be.

  69. Katrina says:

    My mother taught me how to love, take care of others, and be the woman that I am today. She has been my strength and my friend, even through the times that were most difficult in our relationship,

  70. Anna says:

    I am a tween loving vera, but not as much as i love my mom. as a christian, i thank God for her love for me. Love you mommy!

  71. Kimberlee says:

    My mother is full of love and acceptance.

  72. Chary says:

    My Mom is always there for her family.

  73. Jody says:

    My mother is 87 years old, recently has had numerous health issues but keeps bouncing back. Amazing!!! She is also a big Vera fan & keeps up on the latest patterns and styles and loves to talk about them with her granddaughters and granddaughters-in-law.

  74. Kristina says:

    The three most important things my Mom ever taught me: 1. Love the Lord, and love others. 2. Stupid hurts. 3. If the shoe fits, buy it. Happy mother’s day to all you moms! ❤

  75. Laura Weber says:

    My Mom has taught me everything I know about being a strong, loving, kind and honest woman. She is my best friend, and the best Nana in the world!

  76. Lisa Berry says:

    My mom is one of my best friends. She strengthens me and supports me to be the best mother I can be for my young children.

  77. Hannah says:

    My mother taught me to love the Lord with all my heart, taught me patience with my kiddos, and has loved me through everything. I wouldn’t be the mom I am today without learning from her first!!

  78. Emily says:

    My mother taught me patience, perseverance and to love the lord no matter what!

  79. Stacey says:

    Momma is ALWAYS there–for the good, the bad; the pretty, the ugly; the successes, the failures–and still makes you feel like the most beautiful person in the world. ❤

  80. Vickie Higgins says:

    While I lost my mother to cancer in 1977 when I was just 23 years old and with an 8 month old, she was, and still is, a great role model in my life, and I love her so much and know I will see her again one day. I miss her every day and wish she could have lived to enjoy her four grandchildren, now 38, 36, 31 and 30. She would have been a fabulous granny to them and a wonderful great-granny to their children.

  81. Jess B says:

    My mom has supported me in my goals even when it means I have to move far away to achieve them.

  82. Karen F. says:

    My mom has always been there for me. She loves and treats my children like royalty!

  83. Anissa Tolbert says:

    My mom has the biggest heart of anyone I know – she is constantly giving of herself! I hate that we live so far away from one another!

  84. Mary Sybert says:

    My mother was a wonderful mother and grandmother. We all miss her, but she couldn’t keep a garden or even a plant alive no matter how hard she tried. She resorted to silk plants.

  85. Lisa Graf says:

    My love for flowers and for gardening came from my mother. Growing up we had a big garden and fruit trees and she would can fruits and veggies and make jams and jellies. Even at 85 she still loves to enjoy her garden. She’s a wonderful lady and the best Mom!

  86. Janice says:

    My mom was the best of everything!!the best cook, best friend, best maw maw, the kind of mom I will always try to be.

  87. Elizabeth says:

    My mom is my best friend and is the most caring, wonderful mother!

  88. Karen says:

    My mom is kind and loving and is so special to both me and my own daughter!

  89. Molly says:

    My mom adopted me because when she was a little, a missionary came to her church and showed her pictures of orphans who needed moms and dads. 🙂

  90. Hillary says:

    My mother introduced me to Vera Bradley! I love to shop with her and see how similar our tastes are. Even though we live on opposite coasts now, we still shop the website together over the phone. Whenever we see each other, we do a ‘VB swap’ where we trade the styles that we’ve both used so that we have something ‘new.’

  91. Mary Ryan says:

    My Mom is an angel. She has been with me for 18 surgeries and had to move in with me for 6 weeks after one of them. I am so very lucky to have my Mom for a best friend.

  92. Joanna says:

    My mom is the funniest person I know. She never has to try, but she cracks everyone up.

  93. Nancy says:

    My Mom was always a very positive person and taught me that you can do anything you want to do, if you put your mind to it! I learned so much from her and I miss her everyday!

  94. Betsy says:

    My mother is a true Wonder Woman whom I appreciate even more now that I’m a mother myself. She raised five children, one of whom has special needs, and taught us all strength and independence.

    The green thumb gift package is right up her alley. She loves Vera Bradley and is an avid gardener who insists on gardening in her diamonds. 😉

  95. Lisa says:

    My mom taught me to never give up even when something seems impossible to achieve. She is a strong woman whom I look up to and can call not only my mother but my friend. Love her!

  96. My Mom has helped me and my family in leaps and bounds. We’d be no where without her!

  97. Sandy says:

    My Mom is so strong and has survived stage four colon and liver cancer. She never gives up and I love her so much. She always has such a positive attitude about life. She is my best friend. We are truly blessed to have her in our lives and this year she even welcomed her first great grandchild . . . my granddaughter, Hope. I love you Mom!

  98. Melissa says:

    My mom is my best friend, I would be lost without her.

  99. musiclexy says:

    I love these new items; they are so pretty! 🙂 Something special about my mom is her ability to keep moving forward, no matter what obstacles or things happen in her life. ❤

  100. Ryan Blocker says:

    My mother taught me to laugh everyday!

  101. karmelle hiser says:

    My mothers favorite saying was “Dont let the devil steal your joy”… And there is so much in spring to be joyful of/… My mom has been gone almost 10 years now.. but her smile and love still felt in every way.. I love her

  102. Sherry Elsbernd says:

    My mother’s cancer fight gave me the strenght for my own fight.

  103. CJ-VERA OBSESSED! says:

    This is for my Mom-in-Law, who recently passed very unexpectedly at 57. She loved roses and pansies, we are planting a rose garden memorial in her honor. She left us with a clear message of “life is too short”, make amends sooner rather than later because you never know how much time you have. But love and be loved unconditionally! God Bless you, Robin.

  104. Denise says:

    My mom has always been supportive of me, and full of love and patience.

  105. Maria r says:

    My mom is the person who puts a smile on my face from her delicious food to her funny jokes!

  106. Andrea H. says:

    My mom has taught me to be a strong, independent woman, and I’m proud to say I’m becoming like her.

  107. Sarah Mann says:

    My mom is amazing, she is always there for all of us even when she is taking care of my father with alzheimers! I don’t know how she does it all!!!

  108. Mary Dunfee says:

    My mother is a 4th grade teacher. She has inspired me to become the best teacher I can be. I makes me laugh when I say something to my students the exact same way she does.

  109. Kyanne says:

    My mom has taught me how to be independent and compassionate. She has always been there for me thru everything. She is my biggest fan and supporter. I don’t know where I would be today if it wasn’t for her.

  110. Diana says:

    My Mother has always been there for me! she taught me to be strong in life, work hard and never give up, be thankful and to love one another! she is amazing!

  111. Beth says:

    Moms make a house a home.

  112. My Mom taught me how to always be kind to everyone and that all living things have value!!

  113. Grace Paul says:

    My mother is my bestfriend, now I am a mother too and am only beginning to see the love between a mother and child, it’s truly amazing!

  114. My love of cooking and gardening came straight from my mother. I learned so much from her, and now my daughters and even my 2 1/2 year old granddaughter are interested in learning from me !

  115. Jen Q says:

    My mom loves gardening and being outdoors, she used to garden with me, now she does it with my kids!

  116. Joy says:

    My momma is quite the woman. She is loving, hilarious, and always fun to be around.

  117. Rebecca says:

    My Mom is the best. She taught me so much and was always supportive in anything that I want to do and try. I get all of my artistic talent from her and am so grateful

  118. doris says:

    Bloom where you are planted!

    Make the most of your talents wherever you are doing what you love……there is no better advice……and it goes along sooooo very well with the gardening genes I inherited.

  119. Colleen Lorenzo says:

    My Mom has been a wonderful Mother to me but also an awesome Grandmother to me two daughters…We are lucky to have her in our lives!

  120. Sonia says:

    My mother always encouraged me and told me to do what I loved because that is what makes you happy. Both of us adore Vera Bradley and we just love it! I believe that mothers are what create us and they help us mature. I am so grateful for my mom and all she has done for me and my family!!!!!

  121. olivia says:

    My mom always helps others in need and was very patient. It seemed like she had an unending supply of patience every day. I’m so thankful for my mom!!!

  122. Pam says:

    My mom is amazing – still walks miles every day at 75, and has only one kidney, because she donated the other one.

  123. Sharon Kennedy says:

    My mom continues to put others before herself

  124. Kathleen says:

    My mom is always there for me! She’s great at lots of things, except gardening!

  125. Colleen E. says:

    My mom is always there for me. She takes the greatest care of my siblings and I and loves us very, very much!

  126. Susan Kelley says:

    My mother was a stay-at-home mom. She was always there whenever I came home. Raising 5 children, she made sure we never wanted for anything, even if it meant she went without.

  127. Deb says:

    My mom never really had a hobby when I was growing up. She was too busy working a job and being a mom. After I left home, she learned how to make baskets. She’s now almost 85 and still makes gorgeous handmade split oak baskets. My mom is a go-getter and taught me to try new things. Her baskets are here:

  128. debina3144 says:

    My mom is one of a kind, she is an inspiration, has more energy than I do most of the time at the age of 73. She is very crafty and is where i get my creativity from. I don’t get to see her very often because she lives 3 hrs away, but when I do, the time just evaporates. I love you Mom 🙂

  129. Ruth Radcliffe says:

    Love that I am closer to my Mom more now than ever before!

  130. Hannah says:

    My mom has a love of gardening that she has passed on to me. She would love these, especially the gardening tote.

  131. Crystal C. says:

    My mom is the most caring lady I know. She always takes the time to stop and chat with an elderly lady at church or take some goodies next door to our neighbors. Even though she’s developed arthritis in the last couple years, she still makes the best homecooked meals for us whenever my sister and I are home from college!

  132. Jessica Ann says:

    My mom has always been there for me. She supports and loves me unconditionally. I am so blessed to have the mom I have. I would love to win this for her.

  133. Katherine L says:

    My mom is the least selfish person I know. She has always given to her children first, then my dad and then maybe herself. I never went with out. I love her with all my heart.

  134. Ohhhh my Mom loves gardening and spring has been calling her name and begging her to go out and plant things…she was out there today. I’m sure she would love some pretty accessories to use and look at to inspire her. 🙂

  135. ingrid obrien says:

    My Mother-In-Law @ 93 is the best I could have ever asked for, she is an excellent cook, baker and just a joy to be around…she is up on current events and loves to reminisce about her life…I love her and her son.

  136. Lori T says:

    My mom is a terrific mom and grandmother. She is very supportive and caring. We talk all the time. I am thankful that I have a wonderful relationship with her.

  137. Lori Smith says:

    My mom is very special. She is one of a kind.She gives endlessly, makes birthdays and holidays special. Encouraged my independence and success as a nurse. My mom deserves this special gift because her poodle just died and she feels sad and alone this Mother;s day. Pets leave an empty whole in your heart when they go to the Rainbow Bridge in heaven. Please help make my moms day extra special. My mom also loves Vera Bradley as much as I do. We shop QVC, boutiques, outlet stores, doesn’t matter, we love it all.

  138. Brooke says:

    My mother taught me how to give with your heart.

  139. Elle says:

    I bought my Mom her first Vera and of course she loves it!

  140. Cristina Brown says:

    My mom is my best friend. I love her so much, and she’s taught me everything I know. Whenever I need advice, I always turn to my mother and I tell her everything because she’s kind and understanding. She taught me how to be polite, yet strong. She works hard everyday and never gives up hope. She’s always ready to try new things, even if it means moving to the other side of the world (which she has done several times). She’s done this to support my family, and to give me better opportunities and better future. I admire her courage, and forever will. Because my mom is the most wonderful woman I know. Family always comes first for her, but she’s always there for her friends when they need her, and they come to her for advice and comfort often. She has showed me that I should always be compassionate, but stand up for what I believe in. She is fun-loving and gracious. She always does things out of the good of her heart, and never shies away from opportunity. She is the best teacher, mother, and friend that I know. She’s the best momI could ever ask for, and I know she loves VB as much as I do. She would be thrilled to have such a great mothers day present. I want to show her how much I love her. I think she deserves this present, to thank her for everything she’s done for me, and how she’s impacted the lives of others. Thank you mom ❤

  141. Lavande says:

    My mother is my best friend. She continues to teach me all the time but most importantly, she taught me to love unconditionally and to be compassionate to everyone. Thanks Momma.

  142. Cathy K. says:

    My Mom nurtures her family through cooking, whether through a big Sunday dinner or a weeknight meal made so I don’t have to cook for the family after a long day at the office it’s her way of showing us she loves us all.

  143. Amy O'Connor says:

    My mom was an angel on earth who taught me to treat others as you would like to be treated.

  144. Courtney says:

    my mom is a great cook!

  145. Jean says:

    Be kind

  146. Lori W says:

    My mom is a great cook and baker, and her flowers are always gorgeous!

  147. amyinstl says:

    My mom taught me that its important to have your own money and means of support.

  148. carolyn adcock says:

    my mother was soooooooooooooooo sweet now she has gone to be with the Lord!!!!!!!!!!

  149. Kaneesha says:

    My mom is always there for me. She loves me as much as I love her. We are very close. Winning this prize would be great. She loves gardening as well

  150. Krissy says:

    My mom is very nice and kind. I love her a lot. My mom has always wanted a Vera Bradley bag so I really hope I win so I can give it to her.

  151. Mary Kate says:

    My mom is an orchestra teacher and taught me how to play the violin when I was 3. She always is willing to “kiss my boo-boos” better.

  152. Mary Kate says:

    We have a weed problem in our backyard, so the gardening package would be perfect for her.

  153. Ca says:

    My mother was always there while I was growing up to listen attentively and to give the best advice and guidance . She always loved me so dearly and it was the most wonderful thing in my life!

  154. Sonia C. says:

    My mother taught me to persevere and do what I felt was right, no matter who thought I was being ridiculous. She always told me to be who I am and say what I feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.

  155. Chris B. says:

    My mother is creative. Out of all the things I remember most, it was her passion and love of crafts and art. She always comes up with special projects, and can turn any room into a must have, five star, designer room!

  156. lindakelsie says:

    My mother taught me to persevere through whatever comes my way. My dad had a catastrophic stroke about 2.5 years ago and she didn’t leave the hospital the entire time that he was there. She stands by his side in everything that he has to re-learn. It is absolutely amazing. She is so strong.

  157. My mom is always helping others. She has taught me to have a giving heart.

  158. sonia says:

    My mother always told me to do things not for man but for God. On Sundays we loved to sing hymns together. She is so loving!!!!

  159. Lori says:

    My mother’s patience is something I am constantly striving for. She was so patient when she dealt w/ me as a teenage girl. Boy, do I need her patience now w/ my own teen daughter. I am so blessed to have her guidance and I am fortunate she has a wonderful relationship with her granddaughter.

  160. Debbie says:

    My mother is a wonderful person. She always puts everyone else before herself. I love her so much. I am so lucky she is my mom.

  161. Emily says:

    My mom is the BEST! She taught me that the best way to show love was to treat others how I want to be treated.

  162. My mother was like the other half of me. We liked the same books, TV shows, foods, clothing. My mother was the youngest of 3 girls and so am I. Mom always made me feel like I was the special one, when she was always the special one. She made each of us girls (my two sisters and I) feel as if we were the best, the smartest, the cutest, the bravest, the classiest, the strongest and we could do it all, have it all. But yet, she never treated any of us different we were all treated the same. My mother is gone for 22 years and I miss her as much now as I did when she first died. I know she would have loved Vera Bradley bags, because she was a sew-er, she made all of clothes as we grew up even our wedding gowns. Vera handbags make me think of her because they are cloth and give you that homey hand made feeling. I would love to win the Vera Bradley contest, but I would rather have just one more hour to talk to my mother.

  163. Debbie says:

    This gift set is perfect for my mom! She works so hard to keep her yard looking nice. I love her!

  164. Kathie M says:

    This Mother’s Day will be very hard without my mother for the 10th year and too long since my grandmother taught me how to plant marigolds around the tomato plants to protect them.
    Can’t wait to get the gloves and hat to use while mowing the lawn and fixing up the flower beds.

  165. Rio says:

    My mother taught me to look for the positive in any situation and to love and enjoy life.

  166. diana says:

    My mother passed away when I was 16 but the gift she left me was a childhood filled with her love and this is what has carried me through this life without her. And this is the love I share with my own children and grandchildren because it is the most precious gift that I can give to them, a mother’s love.

  167. Sonya Tidmore says:

    My mom was my heart, it took me 10yrs to ever live again after she was gone, if that dont tell u how much she was loved nothing never will rip Janice Webb

  168. Rachel D. says:

    My mother is incredibly helpful and our relationship continually evolves. She is very motivated and accomplished woman which are wonderful qualities to me.

  169. Heather A says:

    My mom is softness, sweetness, warmth, glow and light. She radiates love.

  170. Melinda Wilson says:

    My mom has been a single mom since I was 14 years old which was almost 40 years ago. She was and still is a wonderful example of a godly mom that puts others before herself.

  171. Aimee Wojciechowski says:

    My mother is the strongest woman I know, inspires me daily, and continues to be the best friend I could ever ask for.

  172. Sarah G. says:

    My mom taught all of us at home, and she was a wonderful teacher!

  173. Hally says:

    My stepmom after years of worrying about blending the our kids/his kids debate, just shrugged when I asked about inviting MY inlaws to her house for the holidays. ‘We had to make you kids choose and I hated it. Why should we make the grandkids?’

  174. Martha says:

    My mom has trouble getting around because she has Parkinson’s disease, but she lives alone and wants to be independent as long as she can. Walking her dogs gives her a good reason to go outside and stay active every day! I admire her strength.

  175. MarthaC107 says:

    My has taught so many things. Because of her I am who I am today. A strong and confident woman who can stand on her own and love her family and faith deeply.

  176. Alison B. says:

    My mom is my best friend. She has taught me how to be a mature, respectful daughter. Even though I may not agree with her at all times, she knows whats best for me and just wants me to succeed in life. She would give the shirt off her back for anyone. mother knows best, right? (:

  177. Gwen Murphy says:

    My mom is my favorite person in my life. She can joke around, she cares, she is just amazingly strong. I am really a clone of her, (shush) 😉 I don’t know where I would be without her ❤

  178. Cathie Hoy says:

    My Mom has been by my side through 14 surgeries, they started when I was just 12. She slept next to me every night, and just three years ago did the same. She has constantly supported me through my medical battles and encourages me every day. At 35 I can say I’m proud to have inherited her traits of loyalty, and faith. My Mom continues to work full time at an elementary school working with children in reading recovery. She starts every school year with Kindergarteners and helps them learn the alphabet. By the end of the year she has them reading. I want nothing more than someone to give me the honor of telling me, “you’re just like your mom!”

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