Mother’s Day is just over a week away and while, this year, we may not be able to celebrate the way that we want to, we can still hold space for the people in our lives that mean the most to us.
I don’t know about you but one of my love languages is gifts; both giving & receiving! This Mother’s Day, show how much you are thinking about the important females in your life (social distancing approved) AND help out a local small business with our #YEGLOCAL Mother’s Day Gift Guide!
We have rounded up our favourite Edmonton small businesses who have incredible quality gifts for the most important mamas (and mom-like figures) in your life.
1. Mala & Me
Of course we have to include ourselves! We are so excited to help you share the love with our high vibe, intention-based jewelry. Whether you want to share stunning gold & crystal earrings or a crystal mala set with intention, we have something to show your favourite people how you feel about them. And, just in time for Mother’s Day, we are offering 20% OFF our ENTIRE site until April 5th, with the code MAMA20
Justine Ma is an Edmonton-based calligrapher and designer who makes bold & vibrant gifts in her unique, signature hand-lettered font. Order your Mother’s Day card, a bold pin, #YEG keychain or sassy mug now to get it delivered in time for Mother’s Day.
Wellness on Whyte is a healing sanctuary in the heart of Edmonton. With a wide range of services from acupuncture & massage to virtual wellness consultations, a gift card would go a long way to ensuring the lasting physical and mental health of the ones you love most.
4. Body Cherish
If you love skin care & natural ingredients, you will love picking out gifts from Body Cherish. Her high vibration skin care line, with oils, serums & scrubs are the perfect kits for self care.
If you have never been into the Makers Keep, then put it on your to do list for when the quarantine is lifted because this place is magical. If you love small businesses with an emphasis on hand-made products, then you will be in heaven when you step through the doors of the Makers Keep. Check out their new website to order from your favourite small businesses online!
We might all be in sweatpants and top knots but that doesn’t mean we can’t spritz ourselves with a little something fancy. My Daughter’s Fragrance is full of botanicals, phthalate, paraben & colorant-free, & never tested on animals. With scents like Joyful & Always Loved, you can share the sentiment to show that your love will last long after the pandemic.
Everybody loves getting a candle! A crisp fragrance infusing the room with every flick of the flame really sets the mood for the kind of chill we all need a little of right now. With a variety of scents from Summer Nights to Vanilla Sandalwood, in a simple, but elegant package, you know that this gift will be remembered. P.S. We haven’t smelled them all but Bartlett Pear is a personal fave.
Promoting wellness through the power of nature, Jill Godin was inspired to create natural, non-toxic products after her daughter was diagnosed with allergies & asthma. With skincare, home cleaning products & scrubs all made with natural essential oils, you can be sure that your loved ones are gifted with products of the highest quality and the lowest exposure to chemicals.
If you want to make a statement- literally- Zen Lion Designs is the way to do it. Specializing in comfortable, custom gear, with a healthy dose of sass, this mama-owned company is making waves with their woman-centric designs & slogans that will make you strut (around the house) with a little something extra.
10. Shop Harrow
If you want to support the most inspiring mother-daughter business duo, then you will be in love with the story behind Shop Harrow. With an emphasis on Canadian & local brands, curated by the keen of of co-owners Nicole, and her mother, Natalie, there is definitely much to be seen- and loved- at Shop Harrow.
However you choose to spend the day, Mother’s Day is about honouring the “motherly” figures in our life. While we may not be able to spend time with them, we can still show we care- and help out a local business in the process.
And while you’re buying for your loved ones, there’s no harm in getting a little treat for yourself, right?!
Be sure to check out our Mother’s Day sale until May 5th (with code MAMA20) to get your perfect gift delivered to your loved one in time for Mother’s Day*.
*Due to the delays in mail delivery due to the Covid-19 virus, we can not guarantee that your gift will be delivered before Mother’s Day.