Mother’s Day 2020 Gift Guide: Local Gifts That Mom Will Love During Quarantine

Whether you are together 24/7 lately or apart this Mother’s Day, we bet your mom deserves some spoiling. Here are 20 gifts—including unique virtual gifts—from local stores that show her some love, and are all available online, for delivery or safe pick-up. As a bonus, they support our local businesses during the Covid-19 stay-at-home order, too.

Asrai Garden Wicker Park & West Loop

Asrai Silk Scarf No.1, $90

 

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Printed with one of Asrai’s bestselling bouquets, this silk scarf features ranunculas, butterfly ranunculas, jasmine vine, hellebores, astrantia, spray roses, decorative kale flower and the sweetest taxidermy bird.

Stumble & Relish Evanston

The Perfect Mother’s Day Card

 

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Stumble & Relish has funny and unique cards that will fit any mother’s personality perfectly.

Cocktail Courier Wicker Park

Cocktail Kit, starts at $32

 

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For the mom that likes to shake things up, send a local Cocktail Courier kit so she can celebrate the holiday accordingly.

Scratch Goods West Loop

Self Care Kit, $35

 

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No one can say no to a little pampering nowadays, and woman-owned Scratch Goods makes products that are good enough to eat (seriously, it’s all food grade!).

The Chopping Block Merchandise Mart & Lincoln Square

Virtual Cooking Class, starts at $11

 

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If your mom loves to cook, sign her up for a virtual cooking class, where she can cook along with a Chef in her very own kitchen (and everyone can enjoy the results!).

Maze Home Winnetka

Gift Box, varies

 

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Maze offers an assortment of unique items your mom will love. Plus, they are available by phone to customize a gift box that is as special as she is.

Fleur Logan Square

Hand Tied Bouquet, starts at $35

 

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Mom will really feel the love with a hand-tied bouquet from Logan Square’s Fleur. You can also pick up a candle or chocolates to round out the gift.

Nomad River North

Master Chef Mama Gift Set, $275

Nomad Chicago Mother's Day Set

This gift box includes everything mom could want and more: a marble paddle cheese board, heirloom white linen napkins, a cook-book, bowl and tumbler and the cutest honey dipper and spoon.

The Winterberry Company Barrington

Mother’s Day Gift Boxes Varies, starting at $35

 

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Does your mom love to garden? Or is she more of a pampering type? The Barrington favorite is offering unique gift sets that are sure to be a hit, no matter what your mom loves.

Goat To Go West Loop

Weekend Meal Kit, starts at $70 per person

 

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Give mom a break from cooking with a weekend full of meals from Stephanie Izard, which includes brunch, lunch and dinner options.

Saville Flowers Evanston

Celfie Vase, starts at $65

 

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How adorable is this vase from Saville Flowers? Not only will mom enjoy the beautiful blooms, she can reuse the unique vase.

Wildwood Photography Roscoe Village

Mother’s Day Photography Gift Box, starts at $250

Wildwood Photography. Mother's Day Gift Box

Mom will love this gift box, as it comes with a promise for a future photo shoot with Wildwood Studio in Roscoe Village.

Hubba-Hubba Wilmette

Virtual Styling Session and Gift Cardvaries

 

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If your mom love to shop, gift her a virtual styling appointment and gift card to Hubba-Hubba in Evanston. Plus, 20% of all gift card sales are going to the YWCA of Evanston/North Shore right now.

Two Penny Blue Lakeview

Sloane Bracelet, $90

Sloane Bracelet Two Penny Blue
Two Penny Blue

Give mom the bracelet that goes with everything, from this local shop that gives back.

Kitchfix West Town

Mother’s Day Bundle, $75

 

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Have everything you need for breakfast in bed delivered with Kitchfix’s Mother’s Day Bundle.

Chalet Nursery Wilmette

Orchids, virtual planting session or flowers to plant together, varies

 

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If you have some gardening to do, have mom’s favorite flowers and vegetables delivered from Chalet Nursery and make it a family event.

Humboldt House Humboldt Park

Terrazzo Banjo Plant Pot, $129

Banjo Plant Pot Humboldt House Chicago
Humboldt House

We love these modern terrazzo pots from Humboldt House (and for bonus points, pick up a plant from a local garden center!).

Egea Spa Evanston

Gift card for a future spa day

 

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Homeschooling, work from home, cooking 24/7, endless piles of laundry—trust us, mom is going to want to be pampered once we can safely visit our beloved spa. Plus, all gift cards are 10% off through May 10th, and they are offering delivery with a complimentary gift and curbside pick up.

Winifred Grace Andersonville

Rectangle Locket, $81

Locket Winifred Grace Chicago
Winifred Grace

You can’t go wrong with a necklace, and this modern locket holds one photo that mom can cherish.

The Book Stall Winnetka

Order a new release, or purchase a gift card for future use

 

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For the book lover, order a bestseller or new arrival from Winnetka’s The Book Stall.

Knightsbridge Wine Shoppe Northbrook

Wine and bubbly, varies

 

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Treat mom to a special bottle of her favorite type of wine, or celebrate the day with a fantastic bottle of bubbly.


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Macaire Douglas lives in the Chicago suburbs with her husband and two sons. She proudly supports Save Abandoned Babies Foundation, a Chicago-based nonprofit organization that works tirelessly to prevent the illegal abandonment of newborns nationwide. Since its inception in 2000, more than 3,600 newborns have been safely surrendered and adopted into loving homes.