Mother’s Day is almost here, and finding the right gift for the moms in your life is always meaningful. Consider mom’s favorite things: what does she enjoy, collect or love the most? Besides you, of course.
Below are some thoughtful ideas for adding your signature style to gift giving. Include words of love to remind your mom, mimi, nana, bubbie, a special aunt, or grandma what she means to you, not only on Mother’s Day, but every day of the year.
Book Loving Moms — Since 1979, Tall Tales Books in Toco Hills Shopping Center has been the perfect place to find a great read for bookworms. Rebekah Hagedorn is ready to make a novel suggestion and check out Jessica Francis Kane’s “Rules for Visiting,” about a woman who feels more at home with plants than people; Nina Totenberg’s “Dinners With Ruth” is a memoir about the power of friendship between the NPR legal affairs correspondent and her 50-year friendship with Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg; Matt Haig’s bestselling “Midnight Library,” Barbara Kingsolver’s critical smash, “Demon Copperhead,” and The National Jewish Book Awards Jewish Book of The Year, “Koshersoul,” by Michael W. Twitty. 404.636.2498. www.talltalesatlanta.com
Jennifer Balcos Gallery — Visit this stunning art gallery filled with paintings, sculptures, and photography for every interior. View Atlanta artist Aleta Aaron’s exquisite bronze, abstract figurative sculptures that are ideal for the art-collecting mom. Atlanta’s premier luxury art gallery, Jennifer Balcos Gallery, showcases contemporary works by current artists making their mark on the American Art scene. Visit their new location in The Buckhead Court at 3872 Roswell Road.
Moms Love Lucy’s Market — From beautiful floral arrangements that define pretty to customized baskets and gifts, Lucy’s Market is the ideal destination for welcomed gifts for all things mom. From fresh flowers to spa and bath products, delicious sweets and more, you’ll love Lucy’s Market. This popular market is a creative gift resource for your gift-giving needs. Lucy’s Market is located at 56 E. Andrews in Buckhead. www.lucysmarket.com
For a Jewel of a Mom — Tassels has mom covered! When it comes to beautiful gifts, gems, and jewels, you’ll love stacking on the style at Tassels. Stunning, stackable styles you will never want to take off. Customize your look and build the perfect look for each occasion or every day. Visit their jewel-box of a store in Buckhead or shop the shine online. Call Tassels at 404-364-9434 or email Tassels@tasselsjewelry.com
Garden Party Floral Wrap — Embrace mom in the flowing flower power of this kimono-inspired colorful wrap and turn any moment into a relaxing day. Whether she’s working from home, running errands, or relaxing around the house, mom will feel fabulous in this soft, versatile robe that adds a pop of vibrant color to her loungewear line-up. Each wrap can be tied in the front and features vintage floral patterns screen-printed by hand onto green or pink rayon. Handmade in India and a beautiful addition to any wardrobe. www.uncommongoods.com
Ahhh Spa — Shower mom with the Turkish Cotton Spa Dress, a luxurious towel for leisure before or after bathing. It’s irresistibly comfortable and made from absorbent, fast-drying Turkish cotton, and this cover-up is a shower and bath essential, and lush attire for an indulgent at-home spa day. The generous patch pockets hold mom’s mobile device and a paperback at the pool, beach, or health club. In case mom feels like spending a whole day in this plush number, she’ll have you to thank! www.uncommongoods.com
Gifts on the Go — Tuxedo Pharmacy & Gifts is a treasure trove for gift giving. From can’t resist gifts to smiley face slippers, adorable, beaded bags, a world of totes for busy moms, beauty products, books, accessories and so much more. From little gifts to big ones, this beloved store has served Atlanta for many decades. 164 W. Wieuca Road NE, Atlanta. www.tuxedopharmacy.info
A Treasure Trove of Gifts — Veronica’s Attic is a chic boutique filled with gifts for mom. A complimentary gift wrap is ideal for the shopper on the go. Veronica’s Attic is filled with trend-forward jewelry, gifts, clothing, and accessories for moms. Their gift card lets mom select the gift of her choice.
For the Sweetest Mom — Handcrafted by renowned, James Beard award-winning pastry chef and master chocolatier, Jacques Torres, you’ll find an assortment of kosher chocolates that make the perfect Mother’s Day gift. With a delectable range of signature flavors such as pralines, fruits, red wine, exotic teas, cappuccino, and espresso, these chocolates are also kosher dairy certified. Jacques Torres uses only the finest real ingredients and never includes any preservatives or artificial flavoring oils. mrchocolate.com/products/assorted-kosher-chocolates
Rings And Pretty Things – Fragile, located in Sandy Springs, is the ultimate entertaining store, and has a wonderful assortment of gifts for the mom who loves to entertain as well as perfect accessories, hostess gifts, including jewelry dishes with mom’s initials, fashionable readers, and stunning eyewear frames, serving pieces, must-have decor and so much more. www.fragilegifts.com
Love Mom to Pieces — A Piece of Cake is a delicious cake that Moms will love, especially if you make brunch or dinner or in her honor. Check out their “build your own cake” and select the exact flavors mom loves the most. Order ahead of time and select from the variety of cakes and icings, from chocolate to red velvet to lemon and beyond. To paraphrase John, Paul, George, and Ringo, “strawberry cake forever.” PS – Remind mom she’s the icing on the cake! www.pieceofcakeinc.com
For the Stylish Mom — Range Boutique has a trendsetting, stylish assortment of clothing, accessories, special pieces and more to outfit mom. These spot-on, in-style looks make a fashion statement and will be a welcomed addition to mom’s wardrobe keeping her in-style. Range has a range of fabulous gifts not to be missed for moms. range-boutique.myshopify.com/
B.D. Jeffries — B.D. Jeffries is a beautifully curated store filled with gorgeous décor, accessories for moms, special pieces for entertaining, works of art and stunning coffee table books on interiors, art and design. A complimentary gift bag keeps gifting easy and the store is filled with an outstanding selection of gifts for mom. Located at Powers Ferry Square. www.bdjeffries.com
Gift Cards for Mom – Not sure what to gift? The standby gift that’s always popular is even available at grocery stores like Publix and beyond. You’ll discover a universe of gift cards for every mom. Or, in case you waited until the last minute, send an e-gift card to mom’s favorite place to shop. Make mom’s Mother’s Day gift totally in the cards and her choice!
Better than a Bubble Bath — Breadwinner’s delicious chocolate chip bread and a variety of other flavors, including blueberry and peach, are delicious. Breadwinners (and Breadwinners gift cards) is a lovely way to gift mom lunch with her bunch, even for brunch, and schedule a few dates and treat her to the gift of your presence. www.breadwinnercafe.com
A Perfect Day — And lastly, gift mom a gift she’ll never forget. Give her a perfect day where she chooses and plans the day. Here’s the deal, though. Mom gets to choose whatever she’d like to do…and that includes having you clean out your closet, the garage, basement, and whatever she wants. This is a gift that requires your full cooperation, a steady smile and will be a guaranteed Mother’s Day home run gift!