The Ultimate Mother’s Day Gift Guide
Mother’s Day may be a little more complicated this year but you can still find a special gift for her.
In case you’ve also lost track of the days, it’s officially May and Mother’s Day is just around the bend. Don’t panic, you still have time to find your mom, sister, grandma, best friend (or yourself!) the perfect gift. From Zoom cooking classes with celebrated chefs to CBD treats for ultimate relaxation to a book club subscription, we rounded up plenty of options.
Flowers Winery Chardonnay
Flowers are awesome, but this year wine is getting us through. And, in celebration of Mother’s Day, Flowers Vineyards & Winery is donating 15% of every bottle sold to Every Mother Counts during the month of May.
Zoom Dinner Party and Cooking Demo with Chef Nancy Silverton
Zoom meetings have become a way of life for many of us, and now you can join chef Nancy Silverton with Billy Harris and Paul Vitagliano for a Mother’s Day Zoom dinner party and cooking demo from the comfort of your home. Tickets start at $150 per person, with a two-order minimum and includes a multi-course dinner from Chi SPACCA and Osteria Mozza, complete with cocktails. The best part? It all benefits the Downtown Women’s Center.
CALIVOLVE CBD Matcha Truffles
CBD + chocolate + matcha? Yes, yes, and yes! These CBD chocolate truffles are handcrafted from organic ingredients sourced at California farmer’s markets and candied in small batches to ensure a rich flavor. Plus, they’re the ultimate chill-out treat.
A framed photo gift is a sentimental way to send some love, whether you’re with mom all day every day, or far away. Simply upload your digital photo into the online designer, choose your frame and mat style, and check out.
Clare V. Every Mother Counts Tote
This year marks the tenth anniversary of Every Mother Counts, an organization founded to make pregnancy and childbirth safe for every mother, everywhere. In honor, favorite French girl-inspired accessories line, Clare V., has collaborated with the organization on a line of knits and bags, with 100% of net proceeds benefitting EMC.
Fat Gold Olive-Oil Subscription
The subscription-based model of Fat Gold means you get a glossy tin of this California olive oil four times a year. Each shipment includes a quarterly zine by owners Kathryn Tomajan and Robin Sloan with ideas about how to use their product. Sounds like a win-win to us!
OSEA x Parachute Sleep Time Bath Salt
This ultra-relaxing bath salt was created in collaboration with OSEA, the plant-based skincare brand free of toxic, synthetic ingredients. So, Mom can treat herself to a warm bath before bedtime for the best sleep ever.
Bouchaine Vineyards Virtual Wine Tasting
Bring Napa Valley to your home with Bouchaine Vineyard’s virtual wine tasting experience. Here’s how it works: First, you select your experience, which includes its own set of wines to be shipped straight to your door. Next, you schedule a time for your virtual experience. The live virtual tasting is with a private host seated before the panoramic view of the Bouchaine Vineyards.
Block Shop Textiles Robe
Get mom a robe to rival Chrissy Teigen’s collection. Block Shop’s Dorothy Dot robe pays homage to cool summer mornings with the perfect shade of bachelor’s button blue. All robes are hand block printed on organic, super lightweight cotton, with perfect, deep pockets for all her essentials.
These candles are perfect for the mom who loves to travel. She can enjoy the bounty of Northern California with touches of bold wines and redwood forests or the open skies and mountain pine trees of Denver, all with the swipe of a matchstick.
The Bouqs Flower Subscription
Few things can brighten your day like a fresh bouquet of flowers can. Plus, you can fully customize your plan by flower type, size, and frequency.
Great Jones Easy Bake Set
For the mom who loves to bake––or has taken up baking in quarantine. Enter Easy Bake, a cookware-meets-bakeware set for noncommittal people who know the power of a warm brownie. Plus, you can customize these with mom’s initials so they never mysteriously disappear at the next family reunion.
Shiitake Mushroom Log Kit
For the mom with a green thumb, now she can easily grow meaty, delicious shiitake organic mushrooms on a stylish growing log.
The Five-Minute Journal
Mom can use this time to jot down her accomplishments, what she’s grateful for, and daily affirmations. It’s like next-level journaling.
A massage may be off the table, literally, but mom can still work out sore muscles with Theragun’s handy device. *Adds to cart*
Floral Libations by Cassie Winslow
No bouquet of roses this year? Give the gift of 41 delightful, floral-infused cocktail recipes instead.
Ultimate Caviar Gift Set
Support California water farmers, and enjoy a delicious Sterling Caviar set, which includes: 1 oz. Sterling’s Classic Caviar, 1 oz. rare Two-Color Caviar, caviar tin openers, and two mother of pearl spoons, all wrapped up in an insulated tote bag. We’ll take two!
Infrared Sauna Blanket
No space or budget for a backyard sauna? You can still experience the benefits from the comfort of your own home. Relax your body and mind and let the home sauna work its magic.
The Smart Garden LED Grow Set
Small-space gardening is possible. Mom can grow her own herb garden easily with this sleek planter equipped with LED lights and a built-in water tank to give plants just the right amount of water and light.
The Wine Splurge
A bottle of wine’s a fine gift, but if you’re looking to give mom a truly immersive experience, consider a private virtual tasting with winemaker Simon Faury of Crown Point Vineyards. After his wine education in Bordeaux, Faury trained with everyone from Bill Harlan of Screaming Eagle to Robert Mondavi, and his walk-through of the Crown Point portfolio is one of the most entertaining and informational we’ve experienced. Conducted via Zoom from the company’s vineyards just North of Santa Barbara, the sessions are perfect for a group of oenophiles, and an educational way to raise a glass to the woman who raised you.
Zera Food Recycler
For the ultimate Sunset mom––this food recycler can turn today’s dinner scraps into tomorrow’s fertilizer. It can reduce food waste by over two-thirds its original volume in less than 24 hours, all through a fully automated process.
McConnell’s Pint of the Month Club
It’s almost summer, and that means ice cream. We’re big fans of Santa Barbara-based McConnell’s and now you can send mom a big batch. The delivery is totally customizable: Choose your subscription length (from 3 to 12 months), and your recipient will get 3 pints per month of 3 different seasonal flavors.
Grown Alchemist Hand Care Kit
Whether from excessive washing (everyone right now) or heavy-duty yard work, this hand care kit has become our new go-to skincare essential to restore dry, cracked hands.
Rattan Rolling Market Cart
Finally, a cute upgrade from the dreaded (but infinitely useful) granny cart. Save your shoulders when you stock up at the farmers’ market or schlep the laundry.
Book of the Month Club
Now’s the best time to help mom achieve her New Year’s resolution of reading more. Simply choose a gift plan (3 months to 12 months) and your giftee will get to choose from five new books every month.
Miraval Wellness Spa & Resort
Book a splurge-worthy 2021 trip for you and mom so you have plenty to look forward to. Our favorite wellness spa, Miraval Arizona, is accepting reservations for stays beyond May 30, 2020. Though, as with most travel, dates are subject to change.