Help your mom find new ways to wear her same clothes by purchasing her some new scarves. To top it off borrow some of your moms clothes and takes pics of what the complete outfits would look like with the new scarves and add those to the gift after you return the clothes. Then mom won't have to wonder what to wear it with or how to wear it!!
Store Batteries in a Plastic Tackle Box - A small plastic tackle box makes the perfect battery station. The different compartments will enable you to keep batteries of different sizes separated and organized.