As women’s healthcare providers, we like to think we know a thing or two about women. And to help you spoil the women in your life, we put together a Mother’s Day Gift Guide full of ideas. From unique experiences to homemade gifts, there’s a little something for everyone at a variety of price points.
1. Spa Day
We don’t know many moms that wouldn’t love a visit to the spa. Whether she prefers a relaxing massage or body treatment or a simple mani/pedi, it’s the perfect opportunity to rest and recharge.
The Umstead Hotel & Spa is a great local option in Cary or if you want to splurge on a weekend getaway, you can’t go wrong with the picturesque Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville. Both offer an immersive, luxury spa experience.
2. Wearable Keepsake
Consider a wearable keepsake that she can enjoy all throughout the year. Dapper and Darling offers an incredibly special keepsake jewelry collection including necklaces, pendants, and bracelets that are custom engraved with your child’s silhouette. You can even add an “I Remember You” butterfly charm in memory of a child. The turn around time is 2-3 weeks once photos are uploaded, but gift cards are available. They also offer beautiful “It’s on its way” cards for free.
These custom keepsakes are something she’ll treasure for years to come, and in the process, you’ll support a small, woman-owned business.
3. Locally Made Gifts
At Triangle Physicians for Women, we love any opportunity to support other local businesses and Mother’s Day is no exception. Lauralee Gifts in Cary has a carefully curated selection of gifts made in North Carolina including jewelry, candles, bath and body products and more. If you don’t have a specific gift in mind, a member of their team can help you find the perfect gift for the mom in your life.
For a wide variety of fashionable apparel and accessories, as well as unique gifts and items to monogram, check out Swagger Boutique. They have two convenient locations at Lochmere Pavilion in Cary and Quail Corners in Raleigh. Worried about picking out clothes? Purchase a gift card from their website and treat her to a prepaid shopping spree.
4. An Experience
Consider gifting a unique experience rather than a traditional gift. It can be something she goes to do on her own or something you can experience together as a couple or family. Whisk offers a variety of themed culinary classes. Currently sold out, you can join the waitlist for their Mother’s Day Bubbles and Brunch for Mom class. If she’s the primary cook in the household, you can book a private winery tour and wine tasting at Chatham Hill Winery instead.
5. Sweet Treats
Satisfy her sweet tooth with a gift box from Videri Chocolate Factory. They also have a selection of organic nut free, gluten free and vegan options. Or head over to Annelore’s Bakery, an authentic, locally owned German bakery in downtown Cary, choose from a variety of pastries made from scratch with high-quality local ingredients. While you’re there, pick up some fresh bread to make her breakfast in bed on Mother’s Day.
If you’re in Holly Springs, check out Tsuru Sweets & Coffee in nearby Fuquay-Varina. They offer everything from artisan chocolates and macarons to eclairs, cakes and tarts. Owner and chef Paolo Vera De Maayer previously worked for the Food Network and as the executive pastry chef at The Fearrington House Restaurant. Drawing inspiration from her childhood, she uses only the highest-quality cacao and ingredients from around the world.
6. From the Kids
Does helping your kids make a homemade Mother’s Day craft for their mom or grandma sound daunting? Sign them up for a kid’s class at Color Me Mine where they can express their creativity and take home their creation. Their website also has several project ideas that you can do at home complete with instructions and materials lists.
7. Family Photo Session
Moms are often behind the lens and rarely in front of the camera. Schedule a family photo session with one of the many talented photographers in Cary and Holly Springs. Afterward, you can have her favorite framed or printed onto a canvas to hang in your home.
Triangle Physicians for Women
At Triangle Physicians for Women, we’ve spent nearly three decades caring for women in all stages of life. Whether you’re shopping for your own mom, wife, daughter or even just want to treat yourself, we hope this Mother’s Day Gift Guide is helpful. Remember, more important than whatever gift you choose is the thought and love behind it. From all of us at TP4W, we hope you have a Happy Mother’s Day.