Mother’s day is coming up soon (May 13th) and while some of us get an A for preparation, others (ahem!) often procrastinate when it comes to gift buying. I know that my mom, like many moms out there, always tells me not to worry because she doesn’t need anything. “No, really, I don’t! Don’t buy me anything!” But the truth is, need it or not, your mom deserves to be pampered at least one day a year. So while new house shoes are awesome if hers are wearing out, we’d love to offer seven handmade gifts that really are something special. Feel good about sending your money into the hands of real artists and crafters. Besides, JCPenney can probably do without your hard-earned money this year.