Mother’s Day is on Sunday, May 9 this year, and now is the time to find that perfect thoughtful gift that will bring smiles to moms across Long Island.
As a thank you to everyone’s favorite superheroine, we’ve compiled a list of smart, fun, practical, and elegant gifts that will show mom just how much you care and appreciate how she always saves the day.
Here are seven ideas:
Curate the perfect gift box filled with all the things she loves through Panache Gifts, based in Locust Valley. Panache has everything from skincare to chocolates to stationery to help you put together a gift that’s perfectly customized down to its packaging. Panache Gifts, 63 Underhill Ave., Locust Valley, 646-341-2411, panachegiftshop.com
At-Home Spa Day
Since being a mom is a full-time 24/7 job, give her the gift of relaxation this Mother’s Day. LocaLI Bred offers a wide range of spa gift boxes as part of its Mother’s Day Collection. The deluxe spa gift box is a bundle of relaxation that’s sure to kick-start a well-deserved day off. localibred.com
For the Mom Who Loves Candles
What’s better than a home that smells like your favorite place on Long Island? Hamptons Handpoured creates hand-poured soy candles. Each candle is inspired by a different village on the East End. hamptonshandpoured.com
Treat mom to a painting class with option of making it a paint and sip. With a full menu, signature cocktails and boozy ice cream, Pinot’s Palette is offering a special “Hanging with Mom” painting class at $40 per guest. Pinot’s Palette, 2557 Hempstead Tpke., East Meadow 516-390-8740, pinotspalette.com/eastmeadow
Get some fresh air and celebrate Mother’s Day at Harbes Family Farm’s annual Mother’s Day Festival. The 100-acre farm will be filled with activities for younger kids, live music and concession stands with a variety of foods and drinks. Harbes Family Farm, 715 Sound Ave., Mattituck, 631-482-7641, harbesfamilyfarm.com
After you get Mom all those flowers, where’s she going to plant them? Bubble Boutique and Learning Center in Babylon has flowerpot craft kits available for pickup. They come with everything you need to glitter up, paint and personalize your pot, plus two annuals and dirt. 15 E Main St., Babylon, 631-587-0050, bubblelearning.com
From the Kids
Here to help the little ones draw up that precious homemade card for Mom this year is Amanda Fennell of Southampton, AKA The Art Nanny. The former art teacher and mother has channeled her creative tutelage into her website, where she sells art kits for kids that can help them make something from the heart — or maybe get something for the artsy Mom herself to paint! theartnanny.com