Mother’s Day is quickly approaching, meaning it’s time to spoil mom!
Flowers are great, but this year, I urge you to think outside the box and offer her something a little different. Not sure what to get? Fear not. I’ve put together a mom-approved list just for you. The best part is all of these items can be found at local stores which makes it perfect for the last minute shopper.
Ananda Chicago 122 South Michigan Ave., Chicago IL
Moms can always use an extra pair of earrings, especially ones enhanced with natural gemstones. Known for its affordable prices, Ananda Chicago offers luxury at great prices. They’re conveniently located on South Michigan, but don’t worry if you can’t make it to the store, these gems can be ordered online and delivered to you right in time for Mother’s Day.
Jayson Home 1885 N Clybourn Ave., Chicago, IL
Can’t fly mom to a tropical destination? Bring the island to her with this gorgeous palm leaf tote from Jayson Home.
Located on North Clybourn, this unique shop stores vintage furniture and one-of-a-kind textiles, and their unparalleled style will keep you coming back for more.
Citizen Stone 1440 North Dayton Street, Chicago, IL
If mom likes to host fancy parties or simply enjoys serving chips and dip on a gold glazed platter, then this gift may be right up her alley.
Citizen Stone’s merchandise is simply breathtaking. With its collection of artisan crafted goods and beautiful housewares you will have a hard time picking just one gift for mom.
The golden goodness above can be purchased directly from their website.
Dose Market 2033 West North Ave., Chicago IL
If you’re still undecided about what to get mom for Mother’s Day, how about taking her to Dose Market?
DM is a popular food and fashion market located in Wicker Park. Attendees can find an array of jewelry designs, vintage finds and delicious treats.
Entry is free and the next market days will be held on May 11 and May 18.
Charlotte Betts is a Canadian expat, wife and mother adopted by the Windy City. Fluently bilingual in French and English, Betts is a fashion connoisseur with a slight obsession to red lipstick. She also curates milknhonee an inspirational mommy and me style blog.
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