The Ultimate Mother’s Day Guide For Every Type Of Mom

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Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 13, 2018, and mothers everywhere (is it fair to say especially in NYC?) deserve to have a great weekend — and an edible, or at least Instagram-worthy, breakfast in bed. Depending on the success of that breakfast in bed, you might also want/need to grab brunch before.

Below, all our suggestions for home-run mom gifts, including things that may not be mom-specific but would be highly appreciated, from fun ideas to the world’s best cashmere sweater. We’ll continue to update this page as we get closer to May 13.

Dine Out With Your Special Lady

db Bistro Moderne

Highlights from the Mother’s Day Brunch menu include: PEEKYTOE CRAB & AVOCADO TARTINE with Charred Leek Butter, Whole Grain Mustard, Serrano Chili, Brioche; MUSHROOM & GRUYERE OMELETTE with Herbes Home Fries, Mixed Green Salad.

THE ORIGINAL db BURGER with Sirloin Burger filled with Braised Short Ribs, Foie Gras and Black Truffle, Parmesan Bun, Pommes Frites; STRAWBERRY PAVLOVA with Basil Chantilly, Lemon Sorbet. Full Mother’s Day Brunch menu can be viewed here.

Timing & Price: $65 (Three Course Prix Fixe). Available from 11:15AM-2:30PM.

Address. 55 W 44th St, New York, NY 10036

Boulud Sud

Highlights from the Mother’s Day Brunch menu include: SPRING RICOTTA RAVIOLI with Asparagus, Sugar Snap Peas, Mint; MOROCCAN SHAKSHOUKA with Feta Cheese, Kale, Soft-Poached Hen Egg; PISTACHIO FRENCH TOAST with Rose Chantilly, Berry Marmalade; GRAPEFRUIT GIVRÉ with Sesame Halva, Rose Loukoum, Grapefruit Sorbet. Full Mother’s Day Brunch menu can be viewed here.

Timing & Price: $75 (Three Course Prix Fixe). Available from 10:30AM-3:30PM.

Address: 20 W 64th St, New York, NY 10023

Bar Boulud

Highlights from the Mother’s Day Brunch menu include: FRENCH ONION SOUP with gruyère crouton; CROQUE MADAME with ham, gruyere cheese, béchamel, fried egg; THE FRENCHIE BURGER with certified black angus beef, pork belly confit roasted tomato compote raclette cheese, french fries. Full Mother’s Day Brunch menu can be viewed here.

Timing & Price: $55 (Three Course Prix Fixe). Available from 10:30AM-3:30PM.

Address: 1900 Broadway, New York, NY 10023

Haven Rooftop

Located atop the Sanctuary Hotel, Haven Rooftop offers expansive views of the city and is the perfect place to bring your mom this May 13th from 11am -3pm.

The three course Prix Fixe menu comes complete with a glass of Prosecco and offers tasty selections including starters like Tuna Tartare and Lobster Salad, entrees such as French Toast, Lobster Rolls and Salmon Benedict, and dessert choices like Crème Brulee and Chocolate Mousse. Pair these selections with more cocktail options including mimosas, sangria or Bloody Mary’s to cheers to the day while enjoying a live jazz band!

Gallow Green

May 12 marks the first monthly Children’s Potions & Planting Tea Party, a family-friendly brunch event with a green thumb and lots of McKittrick magic. Also a great Mother’s Day weekend outing! Brunch features live music by MK Groove and a well-appointed buffet spread complete with assorted Pastries & Sweets like croissants, mini cinnamon buns, savory breads and candy, as well as Greek Yogurt with Granola and Fresh Fruit.

A cold buffet including Shrimp, Quinoa, Beet and Tomato & Mozzarella Salads and hot buffet items like Fried Chicken, Moussaka. An Omelette Station and Carving Station, with whole baked Salmon and crispy Suckling Pig, offer endless options. Coffee and tea are included, while Bloody Marys and other brunch cocktails are available to enhance the meal.


Upper East Siders can treat moms to an elegant brunch at Vaucluse, a stylish casual brasserie for family and friends to gather in a vibrant setting featuring Chef Michael White’s traditional French culinary sensibilities that are fine-tuned to an urban palate. The special Mother’s Day prix-fixe menu ($75pp) includes a basket of fresh viennoiserie from their in house bakery and delicious dishes such as:

  • Bénédictine poached eggs, housemade brioche, hollandaise, parisian ham or maine lobster
  • Poireaux Vinaigrettegrilled leeks, toasted almonds, anchovy, mustard seed vinaigrette
  • Côtelettes D’Agneau — grilled lamb chops, spring onions, radishes, nicoise tapenade
  • Patisserie: Croissant, Pain au Chocolat, Seasonal Danishes; mixed berries, mascarpone, vanilla bean

Anyone that wants to skip the whole restaurant thing can also order a basket of breads, pastries, cookies, and other treats from Vaucluse’s newly launched online retail store Boulangerie V (orders are picked up from the restaurant).


Celebrate Mother’s Day with a bright farm-to-table experience at Irvington, located in the W Hotel Union Square. Irvington offers a Mediterranean-influenced menu of New American classics highlighting fresh, locally-sourced ingredients from the neighboring Union Square Greenmarket. In addition to their normal brunch menu, Irvington is offering the following Mother’s Day specials:

  • Pea Agnolotti — radishes, poppy seed ($15)
  • Red Crab Frittata — asparagus, leeks, ricotta, market greens ($22)
  • Pan Roasted Salmon — potato lattice, asparagus, lemon butter ($25)
  • Buttermilk Waffle — strawberries, crème fraiche ice cream, vanilla syrup ($15)


This Mother’s Day, treat mom to a delicious brunch at Kingside. The epitome of a modern American bistro, with inventive New American cuisine and classic cocktails, Kingside is the perfect place to celebrate your leading lady. In addition to their normal brunch menu, Kingside’s Mother’s Day Brunch specials include:

  • Warm Asparagus Salad — sunny side eggs, pecorino, whole grain crisps ($18)
  • Mushroom Cassoulet — poached eggs, black truffles ($25)
  • Tuna Bowl — brown rice, avocado, heirloom tomato, soy ($30)
  • Croissant Bread Pudding — crème fraiche ice cream, vanilla syrup ($16)

Ristorante Morini

Treat your mom to a lovely Mother’s Day brunch at Chef Michael White’s Upper East Side restaurant, Ristorante Morini. Offering a broad range of seasonal, pan-Italian cuisine, your mom will be delighted with a truly comfortable experience filled with delicious dishes! In addition to their normal brunch menu, Ristorante Morini will be offering the following Mother’s Day specials:

  • Prosciutto & Melon — 2 yr. aged prosciutto di parma, melon arugula, traditional balsamico
  • Lobster Benedict — two poached eggs, butter-poached lobster, toasted english muffin, hollandaise
  • Bombloni — vanilla sugar donuts, seasonal berry jam, vanilla anglaise
  • Risotto al Funghi — creamy risotto, wild mushrooms, parmigiano


Give your mom the gift of a relaxing afternoon brunch cruise on Hudson’s at Pier 81 this Mother’s Day! Greeted with a special bouquet of flowers and a complimentary mini bottle of prosecco, celebrate mom by enjoying unlimited mimosas and an extensive buffet with delicious breakfast classics. With breathtaking views of the Manhattan skyline and the Statue of Liberty from their ‘floating rooftop’, Mother’s Day aboard Hudson’s will be a day to remember. Mother’s Day Brunch Cruise includes (Adults $68 + $14 sail fee) -

  • Cruise time: 12:30pm to 2:30pm, boarding at noon
  • Mini prosecco and flowers for Mom at the table
  • Bountiful buffet that boasts locally-sourced, garden-to-table ingredients
  • Unlimited mimosas for adults

Dinner at Antica Pesa Brooklyn

This Mother’s Day, treat your “Madre” or “Nonna” to a fine Italian meal at Antica Pesa Brooklyn — featuring homemade pastas and desserts, the finest Italian imported cheeses and olive oils, and farm-to-table ingredients. Many products are made in Italy using traditional methods.

On Sunday, May 13, the chef at NYC’s outpost of the iconic Roman restaurant will prepare two special Mother’s Day dishes in addition to the new spring menu:

• Il Secondo: Zuppa di Pesce ($34) Mussels, clams, prawns, red mullet and calamari prepared in a broth made of cherry tomatoes, garlic and white wine served with a side of toasted bread. It’s dairy free, nut free and available gluten free.

  • Il Dolce: Mimosa Torta ($16) Traditional Italian cake made of vanilla and dark chocolate semifreddo covered in crumbled sponge cake and served with a chamomile custard. Nut free.

Brunch at Kellari

Celebrate Mother’s Day at Kellari (19 W 44th Street) with a three course $39 prix fixe brunch which includes a glass of Prosecco and starter options like Lobster Bisque, Wild Caught Jumbo Crab Cakes, Greek Salad and a Smoked Trout Salad. Main Course options include your choice of Kellari Benedict with two poached eggs, smoked ham, and hollandaise on Tsoureki toast, a Greek Fritata with sausage, potato, onions, peppers & Kasseri, Steak & Eggs with a 10 oz Loin Steak and two sunny side up poached eggs, A Salmon Burger and more. End your meal with a platter of homemade desserts and fruit for the table.

Brunch at Nerai

On Sunday, May 13th, bring your mother to Nerai and treat her to a one-of-a-kind experience that she will remember and cherish for years to come. From 12pm to 9 pm, they will be offering a special four-course prix fixe menu for only $79 with options ranging from their refreshing fig and halloumi salad, flavorful lobster pasta and decadent white chocolate mousse.

Mother’s Day Brunch at Clinton Hall

It’ll be all fun and games with mom at Clinton Hall 51’s (230 E 51st Street) Mother’s Day Brunch where you can eat, drink and play everything from Connect 4 to Jenga. Enjoy all of Clinton Hall classics like their Fondue burger, Doughnut Grilled Cheese, the CH Burger as well as brunchified riffs such as Spicy Duck Chorizo Hash with a sunny side egg and tater tots for $13, Nashville Hot Chicken and Waffles which includes a hot-fry chicken breast, malt-vanilla waffle and clover honey for $14 and last but not least, a Steak & Egg Sandwich with hanger steak, an “egg in a basket” bun, sundried tomato, mesclun greens, horseradish cream and fries for $15.


Take mom to this Italian hotspot, which has locations in Chicago, Boston, two locations in Manhattan (Flatiron and Downtown) and Los Angeles. Each location features multiple restaurants offering various types of Italian cuisine. In Los Angeles, guests can make reservations via Resy for the Italian marketplace’s newest rooftop restaurant, Terra.

Jones Wood Foundry

At the Upper East Side’s British leaning Jones Wood Foundry, an expanded and enhanced version of the food driven pub’s weekend a la carte brunch, will be presented.

The Mother’s Day offerings range from Full English Breakfast, loin bacon, sausage, portobello, baked beans, black pudding, fried bread and eggs, along with two versions of Egg Benedict, served with bubble & squeak (a.k.a. boiled potatoes and cabbage) to Leg of Lamb, market vegetables, roast potatoes & gravy, currant jelly, mint sauce and Fish & Chips, beer battered cod, triple cooked chips, tartar sauce.

There’s a mother lode of apps and toasts also, like Deviled Bacon & Eggs and Yorkshire Pudding Pop-Over, Stilton dip. Whatever the choices, Mom will be treated to a mimosa.

Burger & Lobster

Both Burger & Lobster locations, will roll our two entirely new brunch options in honor of Mom’s big day, offered in in addition to their regular lobster and burger laden menus — Brioche French Toast, berries, maple syrup and Lobster-Chorizo Hash, Russet potatoes, fried egg.

They’ll be complemented by two new special cocktails, a Lobster Bloody Mary and White Peach Bellini. Of course, if Mom is a lobster lover, the restaurants Big Boys’ (three pounds and up) will be beckoning from their tanks.

But wait, there’s more…. Because it’s May and May is National Burger Month, there will be a special burger iteration on tap too, the B.E.C. Burger, house made maple bacon jam, fried egg and American cheese, on Burger & Lobster’s 10oz Hereford beef patty, its proprietary three-cut blend ground fresh daily by Pat La Frieda , and sandwiched by Burger & Lobster’s custom-baked sesame seed studded potato brioche bun. 132 W. 43rd St., New York, NY 10036 and 39 W. 19th St, New York, NY 10011

Il Valentino

Italian favorite Il Valentino will salute Mom with a complimentary Prosecco and has composed a celebratory prix fixe menu at an exceptional value that will be available all day and evening. The three-course-er is just $34 for the likes of perennial palate pleasers such as classic Minestrone and Frito Misto della Casa, fried calamari and zucchini in a fragrantly spicy tomato sauce as appetizer choices.

Entrée highlights include: Chicken Marsala and Salmone alla Griglia, grilled salmon paired with grilled seasonal vegetables. Good weather will mean Il Valentino’s expansive front wall of glass doors will be open to bring the outdoors in for Mom’s special day. The restaurant is at 1088 1st Avenue, corner of 59th, 212–784–0200.

For Some R&R With Mom

Hotel Indigo Lower East Side

Celebrate Mother’s Day with a selection of amazing treats that all start with an “M” (like Mom!) with Hotel Indigo LES’s “All Good Things Start with “M” Package”. Book the Deluxe King, Grand Deluxe King, or Suites and receive:

  • Mimosas upon arrival
  • Mother’s Day Brunch at Mr. Purple
  • Massages + Manicures on-demand and in-suite from Priv ($150 credit)

Viceroy Central Park

Celebrate Mother’s Day this year with an elegant Midtown weekend for mothers and daughters. Enjoy accommodations in a Viceroy Junior or Viceroy Park suite, premiere beauty service from Nomi and more. Mother’s Day Package Includes:

· Mimosas upon arrival

· Makeup beauty service by Nomi Beauty (in-suite)

· Massage (in-suite)

· Maybe-sitter (babysitting services, if requested!)

Moxy Times Square

Before heading to your moms for Mother’s Day stop by Moxy Times Square’s “It’s Blooming: Floral Pop-Up & Workshop w/ The Wild Bunch” to create a personal flower arrangement! On Friday, May 11th from 10AM-7PM The Wild Bunch will offer fresh bouquets and arrangements as well as an interactive flower workshop from 6–7PM, hosted by their founder.

The Red Door Salon & Spa

This Mother’s Day, you can count on Mom being home late; she’ll be busy at The Red Door! With 28 locations across the country, give your mom a gift card to The Red Door where she can relax and recharge with their legendary hair, makeup, nail, massage and facial services.

  • The Red Door’s new simplified menu, it’s easy for Mom to customize a service just for her.
  • Gift cards purchased can be used for any of The Red Door’s services, and you can receive up to $100 bonus spa dollars to add to Mom’s experience.
  • Spend $150, get $25
  • Spend $250, get $50
  • Spend $350, get $100

NIZUC Resort & Spa

Let mom unwind this Mother’s Day on 29 acres of secluded beachfront paradise at the ultra-lux NIZUC Resort & Spa. Nestled amongst the intimate enclave of Punta Nizuc in Cancun, NIZUC Resort & Spa is now offering their best deal to honor all the life-giving matriarchs this year — Fourth Night’s the Charm.

Guests who stay for three nights receive one complimentary night stay. Show the mother in your life how much she means to you with an extra night to soak in the resort’s magical atmosphere and luxurious amenities ranging from dolphin excursions to The Couple’s Spa Rituals. Rates begin at $600 per room per night. Valid for travel between May 1, 2018 through June 30, 2018.

Gift of Fitness

NEO U the newest fitness hub to hit NYC boasts 3 studios, a cafe and was built to host top fitness trainers, brands and three state of the art rooms equipped to live stream and record any type of experience. Boxing, yoga, bootcamp, dancing (and more!) are available to sweat enthusiasts locally — and soon — worldwide. Each room is designed with interchangeable equipment, atmospheric projectors, and live streaming cameras to bring the ultimate fitness experience to your local city.

Housed inside the all-new NEO U fitness center is a new organically sourced juice bar and coffee shop called NEO Cafe. This subterranean escape is open to all and is the place to go for fresh juices, smoothies, coffee, tea and Acai Bowls. Whether you’re looking for a quick lunch break, an after work boost or a purifying post-workout recovery, NEO Cafe will be able to check all those boxes.


Gravity Earrings

Keep Mom stacked in Style this Spring with Second Daughter. A delicate stud that features light oval Mother of Pearl and 14k gold plated brass. Can also be worn without the back for a simple look!

SINCERELY — Custom Signature Jewelry

SINCERELY specializes in custom signature jewelry designed using your loved one’s handwriting and signatures. Necklaces can be customized in solid 14k gold (yellow, rose or white) or combined with diamonds. Pricing starts at $500 for solid gold and $1,200 for gold with diamonds & additional customization available upon request.

Make this Mother’s Day stand out by giving mom something that’s truly one of a kind, just like her. Customize a necklace with a loved one’s handwriting — anything from her name to the names of her kids!

The brand was started by Romy Devack after her father passed away. Romy struggled to find the perfect everyday piece to honor him, until one day she decided to turn her late father’s signature into a diamond necklace so that the one-of-a-kind piece of jewelry could be worn close to her heart.

Mother’s Day Pieces from AERIN


This luxuriously nourishing moisturizer helps prevent dryness and boost skin’s radiance. Dull, dehydrated skin is comforted with soothing moisture revealing radiant looking skin that feels smooth and refreshed. Delicately scented with AERIN’s signature rose scent, which reinvigorates your spirits.


Practical and stylish, this mini weekender bag is ideal for an overnight getaway or for times when a roomy handbag is required on a busy day. Expertly made to the highest standards in Florence, Italy, it has shoulder straps or a longer detachable strap can be used for ease of transport.


This solid brass heart dish is made with a jeweler technique, which creates a textured surface that catches the light. This iconic symbol is a perfect gift for your mother.

Pink Glass For Rosé Season

Playful and demure, it’s as versatile as your taste, perfect for Mother’s Day! As with the other glasses in this series, it’s available in six bowl shapes — Cabernet, Old World Pinot Noir, Old World Syrah, Chardonnay, Riesling, and Champagne. (SRP $100/glass, $540/set of six; available

Share A Drink With Her

Sterling Vineyards wines

This Mother’s Day, avoid the brunch rush, the overpriced prix fixe, and the hoards with their wilted tulips and baby’s breath. Instead, I’d love to invite you to avoid the busiest restaurant day of the year and treat mom to some of her favorite wines this Mother’s Day. Iconic Napa Valley winery Sterling Vineyards has you covered for a polished day celebrating mom with a lovely rosé and already wrapped sparkling wines Mom will love!

Looking for sparkling options? Sterling’s two new sparkling wines are foil wrapped and gifting ready, and make for the perfect toast to mom for the holiday. Sterling Blanc de Blancs 2016 (SRP $28; available nationwide), made from 100% Napa Valley Chardonnay, pours a glistening pale straw color with ribbons of fine bubbles. Distinct aromas of green apple, lemon citrus, pear and lemon cream are prominent. The palate is ­fresh with fruit-forward flavors, floral notes and a soft, creamy texture. This is a sophisticated and elegant wine with balanced fruit, structure and acidity.

Sleek, elegant, and richly complex, Sterling Sparkling Rosé 2016 (SRP $28; available nationwide) is a blend of 70% Chardonnay and 30% Pinot Noir, fermented in stainless steel to maintain freshness, with limited skin contact to give it body and depth. An elegant pale salmon pink color in the glass, this wine boasts fresh aromas of strawberry, cherry blossom, rose petal and crisp apple, leading to a lush palate of upfront fruit flavors, balanced by creamy texture and bright acidity.

Provenance Vineyards

Provenance Vineyards boasts unique and exceptional wine, and its 2016 Rutherford Sauvignon Blanc (SRP $26) makes an exquisite gift, delighting the senses with notes of grapefruit, pineapple, tangerine and honeydew melon, perfumed with a nuance of honeysuckle.

2016 Napa Valley Viognier

From Stags’ Leap Winery, a Napa winemaking icon, captures the varietal’s rich stone fruit characteristics, with hints of delicate honeysuckle and white pepper, pairing nicely with fresh spring cuisine.

2016 Carneros Chardonnay

This bottle from Etude, the famous luxury winery, is a certain way to reflect mom’s unconditional love back to her. Its 2016 Carneros Chardonnay (SRP $32) is vibrant yet elegantly restrained (perhaps like mom herself?), with aromas of Bartlett pear and Meyer lemon, and a beautiful minerality with flavors of lemon zest, citrus blossom and Granny Smith apple.

Fetzer Wines

Check out these two approachable wines from Fetzer that make the perfect gift for mom. The storied Mendocino County winery, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary of sustainable winemaking this year, offers a wide range of environmentally-friendly and acclaimed whites and reds at the $10 price point, so you can raise a glass to the special woman in your life, on Mother’s Day and every day!

Fetzer 2016 Sundial Chardonnay

Is bright and balanced, with layers of fruit-forward flavors. Notes of baked apple, pear, citrus blossom and crème brûlée on the nose give way to a crisp, medium-bodied palate. Pronounced flavors of exotic pear and lemongrass are balanced by subtle suggestions of caramel chew and cashew, layered over a lingering finish. The bright, lean style of this Chardonnay complements the simple, fresh ingredients

and Asian accents in a delectable Asian Chicken Salad, a perfect light dish mom will love, too.

Fetzer 2016 Eagle Peak Merlot

Opens with layered aromas of boysenberry and black plum, accented by notes of cocoa nib, black licorice, coffee and a hint of soy. This juicy, approachable wine offers a palate of blackberry and toast, framed by smooth, round tannins and a lingering finish. The dense, ripe fruity notes are a perfect match for delicious Braised Pork Chops with Dried Fruits, a lovely treat for mom to enjoy on her special day.

Meiomi Rosè

Whether looking for a refreshing addition to your Mother’s Day meal or a food-friendly pairing to offer at to your next spring soiree, opt for the new Meiomi Rosè, a crowd pleasing wine for the season. Delicately pink in color and delightfully dry, this fruit-forward Rosè hosts flavors of subtle rose petals and strawberry, pairing perfectly with favorite warm weather dishes.

Even better, Meiomi’s easily transferable screw tops make for ideal on-the-go entertaining, no matter where your spring celebrations may be. Tip: freeze fresh florals in ice cubes and display with Meiomi Rosè in an ice bucket for a decorative touch to any Mother’s Day tablescape this May.

Sonoma-Cutrer’s 2017 Rosé of Pinot Noir

Sonoma-Cutrer’s limited-production 2017 Rosé of Pinot Noir ($25) showcases the artisan craftsmanship and innovation of the premier winery in the Russian River Valley.

The structure and style is loosely based off the rosés of Provence; classic, light elegant and delicate. Made from 100% Russian River Valley Appellation fruit and 100% Pinot Noir grapes, this Rosé offering is exceptional and the perfect gift for Mom!

Casamigos Mezcal

Give the gift of Casamigos this Mother’s Day! Whether gifting a bottle or treating mom with special hand-crafted cocktails like the Casa Caprese made with Casamigos Blanco Tequila or the Casa Mezcal Lemonade featuring the newest member of the family, Casamigos Mezcal, you are sure to be a hit with mom.


1 oz. Casamigos Mezcal

1 oz. Casamigos Blanco Tequila

.5 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice

.5 oz. Simple Syrup

8–10 Mint Leaves

¼ Barspoon Activated Charcoal

½ Thick Rim of Black Lava Salt/Sugar

Top off with Lemonade

Mint Sprig

Method: Combine all ingredients into a tin shaker. Muddle herbs, add ice and shake well. Strain into collins glass and add fresh ice. Top off with lemonade and garnish with a mint sprig.

The Seagram’s Escapes Momosa Bar

The editors of Glitter Guide have teamed up with Seagram’s Escapes to share an exciting tip for your Mother’s Day Brunch: The Seagram’s Escapes Momosa™ Bar — entertaining made easy! Seagram’s Escapes has the best variety of delicious flavors that pair perfectly with your favorite bubbly! This Mother’s Day treat the moms in your life with a Seagram’s Escapes Momosa™ Bar; just replace the fruit juice mixers with Seagram’s Escapes Jamaican Me Happy or Strawberry Daiquiri and top it off with your favorite sparkling wine & a fresh fruit garnish.

Cute Sentimental Gifts

Boxed Flowers

For Mother’s Day, getting your mom a bouquet of fresh flowers is pretty much mandatory. A beautiful arrangement will instantly put a smile on her face. But let’s face it, most of us wait until the last minute and don’t have time to stop at the local florist. For a great last-minute gift idea, send a freshly-delivered bouquet via Boxed Flowers and avoid the crazy mark-ups (and prove to mom you’re economical). Bouquets range from $49.99 — $141.95.

The Bouqs Company

Make mom feel super special with the best sustainably farmed, eco-friendly flowers out there. Bouqs are available in a variety of sizes (Original, Deluxe or Grand) and prices start at $50 (including shipping). You can also opt for a subscription to bring smiles to mom’s face every month!

This Mother’s Day, The Bouqs Company has partnered with No Kid Hungry to help end childhood hunger in America by donating 20% of the purchase price from this collection back to the organization. With these donations, The Bouqs Company will be providing a minimum of 500,000 meals to kids in need!

Jaded Candles

Mom lights the way and can brighten up any room, just like a beautiful candle. That’s why giving a handmade scented soy candle from Jaded Candle is the perfect gift for Mom this Mother’s Day!

Jaded Candle’s products are all crafted by hand with 100% pure soy and fragrant oils to produce scents so delicious, they’ll make Mom’s mouth water. Jaded Candle’s scents are more creative and nuanced than regular scented candles, you’ll find sophisticated pairings like Lavender Cucumber Sage, Orange and Goji Berry and Frankincense and Mhirr. They’re also made responsibly without additives or chemicals and use natural, cotton wicks. What Mom wouldn’t like that?


With Easter now in our back pockets, GODIVA is offering some of the most beautifully designed, and most importantly delicious, gift boxes that are sure to WOW Mom this year!

Mother’s Day 2018 Collection

With both gift boxes filled with only the finest, and most iconic GODIVA pieces, any Mom is sure to feel loved and appreciated when gifted with GODIVA.

Wrapped Assorted Chocolate Flower Gift Box ($24.00)

What’s more delightful than a spring gift featuring our flower-shaped gift box filled with luscious chocolates? Adorned with gorgeous flower illustrations by artist Keiko Hasegawa and filled with 32 delicious, individually wrapped chocolate truffles in three scrumptious flavors.

9 pc. Round Box, $28.00

Includes a delicious variety of divine chocolates, with a mixture of indulgent truffles and classic chocolates.

12 pc. Square Box, $18.00

Features individually wrapped milk and dark chocolates, in addition to GODIVA’s chocolate classics.

SOcially Good Wish Box from Spectrum Bakes

This Mother’s Day, think outside the traditional box and shop for a socially good gift for that special mother figure in your life! Spectrum Bakes, a cause-driven company that offers a variety of handmade, customizable products, and employs individuals with developmental disabilities, offers a ‘You’re the Best’ SOcially Good Wish Box that will surely be a hit!!

The Box includes:

  • 6 Assorted granola bars (2 chocolate chunk, 2 sweet cranberry, 2 pumpkin & sunflower seed)
  • 4 Piece chocolate granola bites
  • 2 Chocolate covered pretzels
  • Mints
  • Thematic mug
  • 8 oz Soy candle
  • Beautifully crafted motivational card

These special boxes are only $34.99!

Big Heart Tea

Mom has a big heart with lots of love for everyone. Show her some love right back this Mother’s Day with a special gift of Big Heart Tea Co. Each tea is crafted with anti-inflammatory ingredients like turmeric and organic ginger and tummy soothing botanicals like lavender and fennel. There’s Edith Grey, a feminine take on the traditional Earl Grey tea and an original, sassy take on Chai.

Big Heart Tea Co. is a woman-owned and family run operation. Lisa Govro’s, founder of Big Heart Tea Co., runs the business with her mother, who manages order fulfillment and general operations around the facility. Govro began developing tea recipes while she was pregnant with her 3-year-old tea babe, Astrid.

As a working mother, Lisa knows all about multi-tasking — for Lisa, and many moms alike, it’s not glamorous or easy, but is always worth it. Her daughter can often be seen on her hip as she runs deliveries, fills orders, or doing what she does best — sipping on tea.

For The Fashionista

APL Phantom Leopard/Black/White

A casual take on the classic Phantom features a seamless dyed calf hair upper that is as stylish as it is comfortable. The lycra tongue with integrated collar offer exceptional fit and all-day comfort in a sleek low cut silhouette. Cushioning is provided by the proprietary Athletic Propulsion Labs Propelium® midsole/outsole for extreme comfort and clean looks. The TechLoom Phantom Calf Hair truly is where fashion and athletics intersect.

NAKED Cashmere

The brand’s hand-curated designs — sweaters, slippers, wraps, scarves, blankets and other accessories — offer affordable luxury for half the traditional retail price. These cashmere gifts are all ones mom will want to get her hands on! For a gift that gives back, NAKED Cashmere will donate $50 to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation for each LOVE Scarf sold. Naked Cashmere has already raised more than $50,000 (and counting!) to date for BCRF from overall sales of the LOVE scarf.

Bernie Dexter

Mom is the epitome of being a woman — equal parts strong and feminine, nurturing and sexy, smart and playful. Give her the gift of clothing that accentuates all it means to be a woman with glamorous, vintage-inspired designs by Bernie Dexter.

Bernie Dexter’s personality-driven styles make it fun being a “girl.” Their feminine, sophisticated fashions celebrate 50’s style and bring into the modern day. Each style is carefully crafted from high-quality materials and made to accentuate all body types. Loved by famously stylish moms Gwen Stefani and Zooey Deschanel, your mom will adore them too!



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Tony Bowles is one of the youngest sought journalists in the media world. He focuses on lifestyle, travel, entertainment, food, and more! Based in New York City