Mother’s Day Goodies and Gifts

Treat your mom to a gift basket, flowers, brunch to-go and more

Mothers DayMother’s Day is going to be a little different this year, but COVID-19 doesn’t have to hamper our Mother’s Day gift-giving. Even though we can’t celebrate with family outings to brunch, a spa day or in-person hugs and kisses, we can still make this Mother’s Day one she can remember. From gift baskets to gift cards to flowers and even brunches-to-go, there are plenty of ways that you can spoil your mom while supporting local businesses.

Mother’s Day Gift Baskets

Whether your mom loves maple sugar candy, wine, jams and jellies, gourmet popcorn or soaps and lip balms, you’re sure to find a basket that’s the perfect fit.

LaBelle Winery, Amherst
Choose from a wine and chocolate basket, wine lover’s basket, tea lover’s basket or breakfast basket available for curbside pickup in Amherst or delivery to Amherst, Mont Vernon, Milford, Merrimack or Bedford. You can also pick up a fresh bouquet of flowers on May 9. $25-$50

Ben’s Sugar Shack, Temple
Enjoy a Mother’s Day basket that includes a personalized card, a maple cookbook, a wooden-wick crackling maple candle, a glass bottle of maple syrup, 8-ounce maple cream, a heart trio three-pack of maple candy, a blueberry or buttermilk pancake mix and, of course, maple cream truffles. Order online for delivery. $75

Bella Funk Boutique, Littleton
Treat your mom to a curated box full of all things she will love. The box includes a Soap & Paper Factory vanilla fleur roll-on oil, gardenia hand cream, lavender clary sage bath bomb, Finchberry soap and soap saver and Wood & Wax Co. lip balm. Items will be substituted for other goodies as supplies sell through. Order online for curbside pickup or delivery. $65

Thyme at the Farm, Sanbornville
Order your mom a basket of handmade items that include a soap flower, wax melt, lotion, lip balm and more. Order online for curbside pickup or delivery. $25-$80

Folsom’s Sugar House, Chester
A Maple Comfort Kit is the perfect breakfast gift. The kit includes a bottle of 500-ml Grade A amber rich maple syrup, blueberry pancake mix, 8-ounce maple cream, 2.5-ounce maple sugar and four 3/4-ounce maple leaf candies. Order online for delivery. $35.90

Granite State Candy Shoppe, Concord
Choose from different sized baskets that include a variety of homemade chocolates, freshly roasted cashews, truffles and more. Order online for curbside pickup or delivery. $34.98-$89.98

Polly’s Pancake Parlor, Sugar Hill
Take-and-make treats and baskets are a perfect way to spoil your mom. Choose from a mother’s day cake roll, breakfast-in-bed kit, or “momosa” kit. Order online to pick up only. $20-$42

Laurel Hill Jams & Jellies
Choose from a variety of gift sets, but make sure to check out the Mother’s Day fruit jams trio, where you can pick three of your favorite jellies and jams, such as raspberry jam and concord grape jelly to be included in your gift. Order online for delivery. $24.95

Popzup Popcorn
Is your mom a movie lover? Spoil her during her next movie night with an assortment of cheese herbie, maple cinnamon toast or butter popcorn, or treat her to applewood smoked bacon or everything bagel popcorn seasoning. Order online for delivery. $4.75-$15

Just Naturals
Choose from a special selection of organic gift sets and baskets to brighten your mom’s day. Sets include healing aromatherapy kits, organic soaps and lotions, nontoxic cleaning products and natural spa gifts. Order online for delivery. $10.95-$30

Van Otis Chocolates
Put a smile on your mom’s face and treat her to something sweet. Gifts range from custom Swiss fudge boxes to mugs filled with chocolate-foiled hearts, a Van oreo and more. Order online for delivery. $4-$100

Mother’s Day Meals and Brunch To-Go

You can’t go out to brunch, but you can bring brunch to you thanks to these local restaurants.

The Common Man
Surprise mom with a Mother’s Day meal that includes slow-braised beef short ribs with pan jus, quiche Florentine, white cheddar scalloped potatoes, garlic and parmesan green beans, fresh fruit salad, uncommon salad, dinner rolls and sweet breads and a decadent chocolate cake for dessert. There are also a variety of side offerings that are available. Place your order by May 5 and pick it up on May 8 or 9 at any of their locations. $19.95-$59.95

The Foundry Restaurant, Manchester
This brunch menu includes veggie quiche, bacon and sausage, French toast, cinnamon buns, smoked salmon and more. Call (603) 540-8546 to order and pick it up on Mother’s Day between 9-11 a.m. $25 per person.

Talia’s Eatery, Londonderry
Brunch kits include mini quiche, cinnamon rolls, bacon and sausage, fruit salad, bagels, chocolate covered strawberries plus add-ons like fresh muffins and cookies. Call (603) 260-5339 to reserve your own. $99 (feeds 4-5 people)

The Old Salt & Lamie’s, Hampton
Brunch to pick up/take out menu items include New England clam chowder, fish and chips, roast turkey dinner, surf and turf burger, a variety of desserts and more. Order online and pick up at their Hampton location. Prices vary

Tuckaway Tavern and Butchery, Raymond
If you have room after brunch, order a Mother’s Day surf n’ turf for dinner. The meal includes four house marinated baby tenderloins, cheesy herb mashed potato casserole, sausage penne primavera, homemade chocolate brownies and more. Call (603) 244-2431 x1 to reserve yours. $100

Celebrations Catering, Manchester
Pick up one of their grill packs: one comes with three pounds of marinated steak tips, the other with five choice sirloin steaks. You could also opt for “Mom’s Missed Mardis Gras” (10-ounce blackened strip steak, jambalaya and more) or “Mom’s Italian Dinner” (five 10-ounce Sicilian strip steaks plus chicken Parmesan). No matter what you choose, all are designed to make dinner fun, easy and delicious. They also have plenty of sides, salads and other items. $180-$200, plus extra for additions. See the full menu and more information here.

Mother’s Day Flowers

A beautiful flower bouquet is a tried and true Mother’s Day gift, one that will surely bring your mom some much-needed joy.

Cymbidium Floral
14 Water St., Exeter
(603) 772-1300
Delivery and curbside pickup only

Apotheca Flowers
24C Main St., Goffstown
(603) 497-4940
Delivery and pickup available only from May 6-9

Jacques Flower Shop and Garden Center
712 Mast Rd., Manchester
(603) 625-5155
Delivery and to pick up only

Prescott’s Florist
23 Veterans Sq., Laconia
(603) 524-7945

Gift Cards

During these limited times, a gift card will not only give your mom something to look forward to when COVID-19 restrictions are lifted, but it’s a great way to support local business. A gift card to a local restaurant, spa, salon, bookstore or even a flower subscription to her favorite florist will brighten her special day.

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