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Mother's Day Gift Ideas in SOMA

Sunday is the big day - are you ready?

 

Sunday, May 12 is Mother's Day, and even if you haven't figured out how to honor the mother(s) in your life, relax -- there's still time. 

Here are some great local gift ideas:

Flowers

Lotus Petals Floral Design will make a gorgeous Mother's Day bouquet for mom, or you can choose from their selection of hanging baskets, herb gardens, garden gifts, meditation gifts. The arrangement shown in photo attached is $75.  

Lotus Petals Floral Design, 92 Baker St. Maplewood, Petalsdesign.com 

Jerry Rose Florist offers exquisite custom made arrangements as well as outdoor blooming plants ready-to-go. 

Jerry Rose Florist, 176 Maplewood Ave., Maplewood, 973-762-1085

Other terrific floral options in the two towns: Gefken Flowers, Zakiyah's Way and Every Li'l Thing in Maplewood; Victor's Florist in South Orange.

 

Cards

South Orange Pharmacy 73 S. Orange Ave., S. Orange, which also has a nice variety of pretty soaps, hand lotions and other items.

Maplewood Stationers, 171 Maplewood Ave., Maplewood.

 

Gifts and Jewelry

South Orange's Kitchen a la Mode has a vast selection of pretty, useful, quirky and just ingenious items for the kitchen and home, including handtowels printed with different states, fragrant candles, stylish aprons, sumptuous Polish pottery and a colorful array of Le Creuset.

Kitchen a la Mode, 17 S. Orange Ave., S. Orange, 973-821-5145.

 

Robyn Ross in South Orange and Tenth Muse in Maplewood both feature necklaces, bracelets, earrings and rings in all different styles -- and price points. 

Robyn Ross, 67 South Orange Ave, South Orange, (973) 913-1100.

Tenth Muse, 170 Maplewood Avenue, Maplewood, (973) 313-2722

Other great gift and jewelry stores: Perch Home, No. 165, Kokoro, Shed, Beacon Jewelers.

 

Consider giving Mom a gift certificate for some much-needed pampering.

Anthony Garubo Salon in Maplewood offers Mother's Day gift certificates. Call 973-762-1212 or purchase on line at www.anthonygarubosalon.com/.

Anthony Garubo Salon, 174 Maplewood Ave., Maplewood.

Indulgence Day Spa in South Orange has gift certificates for its luxurious services. How about a Coconut Mint Sugar Scrub for Hands ($35) or Feet ($55) (or both)?

Indulgence Day Spa, 61 S. Orange Ave., S. Orange, 973-821-5609

 

Dining Out

Looking to take Mom out? Mother's Day dining can be hectic and tough to score a reservation, but there are still a host of casual options available in South Orange and Maplewood. Here are just two:

Bunnys in South Orange is open from 11 a.m. on Sunday, and every Mom will get a free dessert with each entree to thank them for all they do all year long. 

Bunnys Sports Bar, 12-14 W. South Orange Ave., South Orange.

Coda in Maplewood will feature its regular brunch menu as well as other specials. Call for information about reservations.

Coda, 177 Maplewood Ave.,Maplewood, 973-327-2247

H Harvey May 10, 2013 at 01:23 PM
Baker Street in Maplewood offers a host of gift ideas: a gift certificated to Baker Street Yoga or a kickboxing class at Maplewood Karate, furniture repair and cute antique accents at Bee and Thistle, encourage mom to do something really different with an acting class at Emily's, an art class at Geralyn's or fine stationery at Truly Yours. She'd offers hip and fun home furnishings and Alchemy Hour curates a selection of cool clothing, accessories and fun gifts for moms, dads and grads! And of course Lotus Petal makes gorgeous floral arrangements but they also carry an assortment of essential oils and accessories to keep moms nerves at bay - priceless! Keep Baker Street in mind. It's that offbeat street where you'll find something different. Enjoy this glorious day!

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