Mother’s Day is less than 2 weeks away, and it has never been more important to support our local businesses. Browse our Guide to Local Mother’s Day Gifts and let the moms in your life know how much you appreciate them!
We’ve got a list of local businesses that are offering products and services that are ideal Mother’s Day Gifts. Some of our favourite brick & mortar local stores are listed below and are open for curbside pick up. Not sure how to shop online for your mom, wife, or special woman in your life? Call the stores – they would love to help!
Some ideas below might be a little “outside the box” but if there is ever a time to think outside the box, it is this year. All listings have been submitted by the businesses, click here to add a listing.
The Sweetest Thing
Mother’s Day Gift Ideas: We’ve got lots of yummy and beautiful options for Mother’s Day this year! Options this year include decorated cookie boxes, DIY cookie decorating kits, pretty cupcakes and more! There is also an option to add on fresh flowers from True Flowers and spa gift certificates from Yellow Door Studio.
How To Place An Order: To place an order for Mother’s Day, please visit our online shop! www.thesweetestthing.com/shop
Pottery N Paint Cafe Inc.
Mother’s Day Gift Ideas: Pottery N Paint Cafe is now offering Pottery To-Go! Purchase your pottery pieces online, choose your paint colours and pick up at our studio. Treat Mom to a special day of pottery painting and create some memories from the comfort of your own home. Do a Family Hand Print Plate that Mom will cherish for years to come! We also have a wide selection of pieces to choose from: Colouring Book Pottery, Mugs, Plates, Bowls and Novelty Items. The possibilities are endless so unleash your Creativity!
Deals and Discounts: Special Discount for Active Parents Readers – Use Coupon Code ACTIVEPARENTS to receive 20% off your first order.
How To Place An Order: To place your order visit our websites “Shop” page. All items we carry are listed in our online store. Choose your pieces choose your pottery glaze colours and place and pay for your order online.
Deadline for Mother’s Day: Order by May 7th for Mother’s Day Gift Giving.
Green Garden Succulents
Mother’s Day Gift Ideas: Succulent planters make the perfect Mother’s Day gift! They are beautiful, easy to care and last for a long time. Green Garden Succulents is also offering contactless porch pickup in Burlington or free local delivery.
How To Place An Order: To place an order, please fill out this form
Blo Blow Dry Bar Oakville
Mother’s Day Gift Ideas: Blo is North America’s original blow dry bar and the world’s largest blow dry bar franchise.
You’re not cheating on your hairdresser. No cuts, no colour: just wash, blo & go! We can’t wait to treat your tresses.
Deals and Discounts: Mother’s Day is fast approaching! After all our mamas have done for us, why not give her two gifts in one? For every gift card sold for Mother’s Day, we are offering 50% off any retail product to pair it with! So your mom can pamper herself at home and bring herself in for a blow out upon re-open! FREE home delivery on Thursday, May 7th
How To Place An Order: To place an order, please e-mail [email protected] – we are only accepting contactless payment
Deadline for Mother’s Day: Please place your order by Tuesday May 5th for delivery on Thursday, May 7th.
Aqua-Tots Swim Schools in Burlington
Mother’s Day Gift Ideas: Do you know anyone who is expecting? Swim lessons make wonderful gifts of experience for both new parents and expecting Moms. Aqua-Tots gift certificates are now available for purchase and can be used anytime after we open back up. Also, these swim lesson gift certificates do not expire. Email [email protected] to learn more and purchase yours today.
How To Place An Order: To order your swim lesson gift certificate email [email protected]
She’s Got Leggz
Mother’s Day Gift Ideas: She’s Got Leggz is a local Burlington business that designs and sells exclusive super-soft leggings with a comfortable yoga waistband. We also bring in coordinating tops and accessories to complete the look. We are body type inclusive and have products that fit from size 0 – 3x. We are built through a network of fun, independent Women-preneurs that represent our great brand. Our Motto: Be Your Own Kind of Beautiful.
Deals and Discounts: We have set up a special Active Parent discount code for Mother’s Day. Simply enter the code is AP10% at the checkout to receive 10% off any regularly priced items.
How To Place An Order: To place an order, visit our website or reach out to a local Stylist for personalized service. You can find us on Facebook or Instagram too. Questions? email us at: [email protected]
Deadline for Mother’s Day: To mail within the GTA we recommend you have your orders placed by Tuesday to avoid disappointment.
Jessica Waugh Photography
Mother’s Day Gift Ideas: Despite all that is happening right now, we still need to celebrate our Mommas, we deserve it! Let’s make some memories during your Mothers Day session which includes 5 beautiful images for you to cherish always ♥️ While we can’t book you in now, you can purchase a gift card for this session to be used once its safe to gather. Each session includes a 20-minute session at my downtown Burlington studio and 5 images for $150.
How To Place An Order: To purchase a Mommy + Me session, please visit our website
Deadline for Mother’s Day: You can order your e-gift card right up until the day of! May 10th
It’s OK. It’s ART.
Mother’s Day Gift Ideas: It’s OK. It’s ART. draws the funniest colouring designs in town! Put your own creative flair on our colour-your-own pillows and zip pouches. Designs range from fun and family-friendly, to sassy and irreverent – there’s something for everyone! Display your creations as unique decor for the playroom, bedroom, or couch. You’ll love colouring again, I swear!!
Deals and Discounts: Use code “WELCOMEBACK” to save 10% sitewide.
How To Place An Order: Browse our design collections and DIY Creative Kits online at www.itsokitsart.com. Online checkout allows for FREE local pick up (Hamilton) or shipping options.
Deadline for Mother’s Day: Orders are ready to ship or pick up for last-minute gift ideas. Shipping timelines vary.
A Greener Place
Mother’s Day Gift Ideas: A Greener Place specializes in providing access to products that help individuals or households reduce their everyday waste. We offer refillable and reusable products that are easily swapped in place of single-use items. Help our planet and look stylish while supporting mainly Canadian and local brands.
Deals and Discounts: We offer free delivery on all orders within Waterdown and Burlington!
How To Place An Order: To place an order, please visit our website or send us a message through Instagram or Facebook!
Deadline for Mother’s Day: Please place any orders for delivery by May 6th.
Hoodie Chew Chew
Mother’s Day Gift Ideas: We’re the only chewable teether that attaches to your hoodie string! Hoodie Chew Chew fits the way you’re living right now, snuggled with your baby in your hoodie. We’re for hoodie moms everywhere. Hoodie Chew Chew attaches to a parent’s, or any caregiver’s hoodie string, and gives the little one something to chew and grab as you’re carrying them around (much like a teether necklace). Hoodie Chew Chew is made from 100% medical grade silicone, designed in Canada and wipes clean in seconds.
Deals and Discounts: Save 20% off with code “Active”
Deadline for Mother’s Day: Burlington, Hamilton and Waterdown, select free shipping and order by May 7th for delivery by May 9th.
Lather & Bubble, Wearable Cosmétique
Mother’s Day Gift Ideas: 100% handcrafted using proven, self- related formulas for the ultimate in skin and bath care. As a former RMT, Crystal has college credits in aromatherapy, and has created an entire line of skin-loving products for your indulgent self-pampering.
How To Place An Order: To place an order, please visit our website.
Deadline for Mother’s Day: Please order by Thursday, May 7th, 2020.
The Curated Closet
Mother’s Day Gift Ideas: The Curated Closet is an online lifestyle boutique to help busy women find clothes they love. I want to remind women they can be comfy without being frumpy, they can be chic and stylish without compromising their ability to be a fun mom and that you can get yourself put together every day without feeling like it’s silly to do so – it’s something you do for YOU.
Deals and Discounts: Now offering 10% off your first order (excluding gift cards) Discount code: firstorder10
How To Place An Order: Visit our website and browse our collections – orders can be placed on the site with free local delivery. Gift cards are available for purchase as well and are delivered via email.
Deadline for Mother’s Day: For local orders done with free local delivery in the Hamilton Area, orders need to be placed by May 8th.
Naturally A Goddess
Mother’s Day Gift Ideas: Welcome to Naturally A Goddess! Here you will find a collection of times that are 100% natural, non-toxic and infused with the purest essential oils in the world! There are no artificial colourants or lake colours, no fragrances or perfumes (yuk!) And is free from thousands of toxic and harmful ingredients. What you will find are products that are nourishing to the skin, work as they should, and very high quality. A little goes a long way! You will fall in love with natural products, guaranteed!
How To Place An Order: To place an order, please visit the website. Be sure to select free local pick up to pick up in the Waterdown area.
Deadline for Mother’s Day: Deadline for local pick up orders is Thursday, May 7th. Deadline for shipping is Sunday May 3rd. There are no guarantees it will arrive on time due to delays in shipping.
ritual wax and skin studio
Mother’s Day Gift Ideas: At ritual wax and skin studio, we specialize in all things waxing and skin. We offer a variety of skincare, waxing and tinting services with the highest quality products. We also carry exclusive brands such as, Diego dalla Palma, Ascena body care, and Lycon to ensure amazing homecare results.
Deadline for Mother’s Day: For mother’s day orders, please have orders placed by May 5.
Glen Abbey Decor
Mother’s Day Gift Ideas: Beautiful home decor items to make your house a home. Choose from a wide variety of custom made items. DIY kits also available to craft your own items or to give a kit as a gift. Porch drop off or shipping available.
How To Place An Order: Please send us an email or DM through Instagram/Facebook to place your order.
Deadline for Mother’s Day: Deadline for custom orders to be ready in time for Mother’s Day is Thurs May 7th.
After this date on hand product and kits based on availability.
Mother’s Day Gift Ideas: Give Mom the gift of tea and cookies! Tea Amo offers high-quality loose leaf tea packages, tea accessories and delicious shortbread cookies – available for free contactless porch delivery in the Hamilton, Ontario area.
How To Place An Order: Visit our social media (Facebook or Instagram) to view our weekly tea menu and offerings. Then send a direct message through social media, email [email protected] or call 289-237-4099 to order.
Deadline for Mother’s Day: Friday, May 8th
Watercolours by Barbara
Mother’s Day Gift Ideas: From Watercolours to Acrylics to Mixed Media Paintings, give your loved one a one of kind, locally painted piece for that special occasion. To see a variety of pieces, please check Watercolour by Barbara on FB and message me. Let’s talk about what your special person likes. Favourite colours, flowers, birds, scenery and messages and how together, we can make them smile during these difficult times. At this point, I have several frames available so order soon to have the widest selection.
How To Place An Order: To talk with me about your preferences, please call Barbara at 905-466-4224, or FB message.
HERbS (Holistic Essential Remedies by Sabrina)
Mother’s Day Gift Ideas: I created HERbS to show you exactly how powerful plant-based therapies can be! I’m a Holistic Aromatherapist and Reflexologist, and all of my therapeutic body products are individually handcrafted. 100% plant-based products, made with organic and sustainable ingredients. I have a full line of pure essential oils, HERbS Synergy blends (pure essential oil blends such as ‘Calm & Comfort’, ‘Good Night’s Rest” & ‘Breathe Easy’), and facial/body care products (soaps, serums, salves, etc).
Deals and Discounts: Use the coupon code EarthDayEveryday at checkout to receive 10% off your entire order. Plus no tax, and free porch pick-up in Waterdown.
How To Place An Order: To place an order visit our website at www.holisticessentialremedies.com/shop
Deadline for Mother’s Day: Please place your orders by Thursday May 7 for pick-up in time for Mother’s Day.
The Perfect Package
Mother’s Day Gift Ideas: Offering Themed Mother’s Day gift packages – with contactless payment and delivery service! We have a Green Thumb basket, Self Care/Spa basket, Wine Country gifts as well as Pop the bubbly Box and Entertainer’s Hostess gifts – we also carry forever rose boxed arrangements and succulent terrariums – custom options are available too, please contact direct for more info.
How To Place An Order: To place an order, please visit us at our Facebook or Instagram page and send us a DM and we will be happy to help you with your Mother’s Day gifting needs!
Deadline for Mother’s Day: All orders for Mother’s Day delivery should be in by Wednesday, May 6, 2020, to ensure on-time delivery and product availability
Prevailing Organic Essentials
Mother’s Day Gift Ideas: Prevailing Organic Essentials products are handcrafted in small batches for everyday use. Self-care is important because it represents Self-love and that is one of our focus at Prevailing Organic Essentials. We also aim to provide products with minimal natural ingredients.
Deals and Discounts: Use code mothersday2020 to receive 20% off
How To Place An Order: Order online for curbside delivery.
Munchies Coffee House and BARKery
Mother’s Day Gift Ideas: We are Canada’s first restaurant where you’re whole family is invited, even Fido and Felix! Est. In 2009. All dog-friendly people and pets welcome. Our inclusive space will be waiting for you when all of the dust settles. For now we are offering Contactless Delivery to your door. Check out our menu weekly for new items.
Deals and Discounts: All orders over $100 get free delivery! Serving all of Hamilton and 40-minute radius.
How To Place An Order: Check out our menu and follow instructions, or make sure your order is in before midnight Tuesday, send your order to [email protected]
Deadline for Mother’s Day: Please have all orders sent in by Tuesday May 5th by midnight. Mother’s Day menu will be posted Saturday, May 2nd.
Chickadee Family Cafe
Mother’s Day Gift Ideas: There’s nothing more special than receiving a handmade gift from your child fire Mother’s Day. Chickadee Family Cafe has done all the prep work for you. Get DIY Mother’s Day crafts delivered to your door. Kits contain everything you need to make 3 crafts, even the glue! $16.95 /kit. Free local porch delivery included.
How To Place An Order: To order, please visit our website.
Deadline for Mother’s Day: Place orders by Thursday May 8th for delivery on Friday, May 9th.
Hamilton Beauty Bar
Mother’s Day Gift Ideas: Here at Hamilton beauty bar we strive to make our clients feel naturally beautiful. Products and services offered are only those that represent and enhance the natural beauty of females. We offer an all-natural self-tanning lotion that is formulated in Canada from Nuda Canada. We also offer Spray Tans, Lash lifts, Tape-In Hair Extensions and Cosmetic Teeth Whitening services. In addition for Mothers specifically we do in-home mobile visits for these services.
Deals and Discounts: Mothers day promotion includes FREE mobile service ($15 Value) OR $20 off in Salon service.
How To Place An Order: Please email directly at [email protected] for orders.
Deadline for Mother’s Day: All orders must be made by Friday, May 8th 2020.
Bake Life Pretty
Mother’s Day Gift Ideas: I am a home baker offering cookie bouquets for Mother’s Day. They are vanilla sugar cookies with vanilla royal icing, packaged and ready to gift!
How To Place An Order: To place an order please use this link
Myofascial Release Mississauga
Mother’s Day Gift Ideas: All moms deserve massages! Massage Therapy E-Gift Certificates available for 30 mins to 1.5 hours of pure relaxation. Redeemable with Jacquelyn, Registered Massage Therapist at Myofascial Release Mississauga. Appointment required, please book at myofascialmississauga.janeapp.com
Deals and Discounts: All Active Parents readers will receive $30 off their virtual Physiotherapy appointment go to myofascialmississauga.janeapp.com for more info.
How To Place An Order: To purchase your e-gift certificate, please click here.
Mother’s Day Gift Ideas: F² Engravables offers custom engraving services for every occasion! We specialize in rotary engraving on metal, wood, glass & plastic and offer laser engraving on wood, plastic, leather, cardstock. Our shop is open by appointment only due to COVID-19. Please schedule an appointment and let us help you “Create Everlasting Memories”
How To Place An Order: To place an order please contact us via social media or call/text us. We can do an online/phone consultation, offer online payment options & can schedule a limited/no contact pick up from our shop.
Deadline for Mother’s Day: Laser engraving order deadline is May 8th as we need extra time to produce these items. Rotary engraving is available until May 10th. We charge an additional 5$ for rush orders (same day service)
Brighter Smiles by Jax
Mother’s Day Gift Ideas: Since my mobile business cannot come to you at this time, I am offering at-home teeth whitening kits!! The kit contains a pen filled with gel. You put in the cheek retractor, apply the gel, wait 20 min and rinse off and repeat. No light is required as the gel is self-activating. There is no sensitivity, or damage to teeth as it does not penetrate the enamel. There is enough gel in the pen for 2-3 sessions. Cost is $39.99, by e-transfer and shipped to your address!
How To Place An Order: Please visit our Facebook page
Deadline for Mother’s Day: Please allow time for shipping.
Lark & Lux
Mother’s Day Gift Ideas: Lark & Lux is a line of beautiful, thoughtful, and luxurious maternity and nursing-ware. Designed to be worn in all phases of life, these bamboo pieces are practical and timeless. All our dresses feature a built-in shelf bra for easy feeding on the go and all-around comfort! From boardroom to playground and bedroom to delivery room, there’s nowhere you can’t go in your Lark & Lux dress!
Deals and Discounts: Site is currently 25% off!
How To Place An Order: To place an order please visit our website or send a DM on Instagram
Deadline for Mother’s Day: Shipped ordered cannot be guaranteed due to the high volumes at Canada Post. Pick up orders available!
Mother’s Day Gift Ideas: Custom Embroidery & Custom Sublimation as well as Graphic Design options. You dream it, we create it!
Deals and Discounts: Active Parents receive 15% off online orders by using the discount code ACTIVEPARENTS
How To Place An Order: To place an order, visit www.marvalldesigns.ca or message us on Facebook.
Deadline for Mother’s Day: Deadline for Mothers Day orders is May 1 (printed designs), May 5 (Sublimation/Embroidery)
Business owners and local makers, you can add your Mother’s Day Gift Guide submission here and we will add you to the guide within 24 hours.