Local Gift Guide for Mother's Day
Let’s be honest, at times shopping for Mamas can be difficult. How can one gift truly show how much we care for them? One great way to spread extra love on Mother’s Day is to look to local businesses for those gifts! Here’s why -
When you shop local, you know for sure you are getting your Mom something one of a kind (just like her), you help support your community, and you support the Mothers that own local businesses that make your community unique!
To help you find the perfect gift for your Mother on Mother’s Day, check out this list made up of amazing local businesses!
This is a unique clothing design company where you can customize each piece you purchase! Owner, Mariah, is dedicated to allowing her customers the power to design the life they want to live! Her designs are fun, uplifting, and unique- and your mom would rock them!
Website : https://www.mprintmakeyourmark.com/
An apothecary located in downtown Des Moines, Eden has been sourcing top self-care products from around the world for more than 17 years! Stop in to find the products that will make your mom feel pampered like the Queen she is.
Shop Nash & Ivy
This jewelry and lifestyle brand, founded by Nikki Eden, is a perfect place to look for a gift for your Mom. Nikki designs these pieces while sourcing all products from women-owned businesses. Help your Mom shine in self-confidence with one of these beautiful pieces in their Mother’s Day collection!
Coachlight Clinic & Spa
Let’s be honest, being a Mom can be stressful! So, what better gift for Mother’s Day than the gift of relaxation? Coachlight Clinic & Spa has amazing spa packages for your Mom to get the de-stress session she deserves. All her worries will wash away when she slips into a plush robe and takes her time in their eucalyptus aromatherapy steam room (which is just one of many of their added amenities!) Book her appointment today!
Little House On Main
A home decor shop with an incredible mission! Little House On Main’s goal is all about giving back, so every single purchase made donates to charitable causes in Iowa. This shop is the perfect spot to check for Mother's Day gifts and to help support local charities! Make sure to stop in and find a unique gift this Mother’s Day!
One Board Gal
Abbi Gibson is the CEO (Cheese Eating Officer) of One Board Gal! She started this company with hopes to bring cheese and charcuterie into the homes of Des Moines residents— offering different options of charcuterie boards, gift cards, and even workshops to hone your own charcuterie skills! If your mom is a lover of all things cheese and wine, you need to check out One Board Gal!
Moms love when their home smells nice, so what better way to spend time with your Mom than to create your own candles! Candle Bar is located in West Des Moines and offers a pour-your-custom candle experience. You get to choose your candle’s vessel, scent, and create a perfect blend to your liking! They also offer event-style candle making, so get all the important women in your life together and create some candles!
This Winery is located in Des Moines, Iowa, and is a gorgeous place to treat your Mother on Mother’s Day! You can reserve a wine tasting room and sample the Jasper wines that are locally made. Afterwards, be sure to visit the cafe and large outdoor patio for some more wine and cheese trays! It's a great way to try something new and spend quality time with your Mom on her special day.
This place has endless opportunities for fun on Mother’s Day! Smashpark is a restaurant with American street food, cocktails, craft beer, and unlimited games! Specifically for Mother’s Day, they are hosting a “Mommy & Me Painting” event. From 10am to 12pm, a master artist will deliver step-by-step instructions to create your own set of matching paintings. Plus their brunch will last until 2pm, which includes $2 breakfast cocktails! Even if painting isn’t what you and your mom want to do, Smashpark has tons of games, great food and drinks, and a huge outdoor area to spend quality time with your Mom.
La Mie Bakery
Trying to pick a spot to order the most perfect Mother's Day brunch? Look no further! Due to the pandemic, they are open for carry-out only, but this is a perfect way to help support local businesses in need. They serve a variety of prepared meals including take-&-bake items to fix up with your mama! Support a small business and have a delicious meal with your Mom, without getting your kitchen all dirty!
These local businesses are just a few of the many amazing spots you can look for a perfect Mother's Day gift! Look Local First this Mother's Day, and help support the businesses that build up your community! And of course, Happy Mother's Day to all the amazing Mamas!