Feature photo: Occasionette Bouquet Bar // Credit: South Stems
It’s not too late to whip something up for the special women in your life. Check out a few ideas below!
Pick a new scent at Perfumology
This family owned retail fragrance boutique in Old City features a huge selection of artisan, luxury, independent, and award winning perfumes. Take the motherly figures in your life over to the shop to pick out a brand new bottle, with help from the very knowledgeable staff.
Pick a new spirit at BOTLD!
This isn’t your run-of-the-mill liquor store! At Botld in Rittenhouse, everything is available to try before you buy. This unique concept features spirits from all around the world, bottled here in Pennsylvania. Meet a new favorite!
Mother’s Day Cookie Kits
Ramona Susan’s Bake Shop is offering Mother’s Day Cookie Kits for all ages – fun for the family. Rolled sugar cookies with edible markers to draw on. No-mess fun! $40 kit includes everything. Pick-Up at South Street location on Friday, May 12th 10:00am to 6:00pm. Pick-Up and Purchases at Fishtown for Saturday, May 13th, 10:00am to 6:00pm.
Anthony’s Italian Coffee House Cold Brew Kits
The kits are back in time for Mother’s Day and feature the coffee shop’s own cold brew blend. Check out their website for a selection of gifts for mom including imported chocolates, cakes and gift basket ideas.
Freshen up a room with the help of 1600 Spruce
Reimagine mom’s favorite parts of the house with a touch up from this design firm and retail store in Rittenhouse all rolled into one. Shop for gifts, furniture, lighting, rugs and schedule a free interior design consultation while you’re there.
Breakfast or Brunch with a bouquet of flowers at Dolce
For the moms who aren’t into material things, brunch is the way to go. There are more than enough options in the city, but Dolce Italian (Center City, located in the W Hotel) will be featuring breakfast and brunch buffets, plus every mom who dines there on Mother’s Day will be sent home with a complimentary floral bouquet. Breakfast served from 7 am – 11 am; Brunch served from 12 pm – 3 pm.
Bouquet Bar at Occasionette
Occasionette will host a Celebrate Mom Bouquet Bar on Saturday, May 13 from 6:30 – 7:30pm at the East Passyunk and Collingswood locations, as well as offer floral arrangements in collaboration with South Stems available for preorder and pickup at all three storefronts. Owner and Creative Director Sara Villari curated an inventory of one-of-a-kind, thoughtful home décor, wares, jewelry, candles, accessories, the best greeting cards, and more at all three locations. Her gift recommendations for mom include Geometry Tea Towels, Seedlip Non-Alcoholic Spirits, COCO Chocolatier Chocolate Bars, and Chez Gagne Shower Steamers.
Brunch at the Barnes
Another great option is brunch at the Garden Restaurant, hidden within the Barnes Foundation and featuring one of the most stunning outdoor dining setups in the city. Indulge in seasonal flavors from the newly launched spring menu, or select one of several very special brunch options available on Mother’s day only. Tickets to the Barnes are not required for dining at the Garden Restaurant, but since you’re already there- why not make an afternoon out of it?
Grab tickets to an upcoming Cirque Du Soleil show
Cirque du Soleil has a Mother’s Day promotion right now for the North American debut of BAZZAR, coming to the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center at Oaks in September. Buy 3 Tickets and Get 1 Free! Offer and show info can be found at: https://www.cirquedusoleil.com/bazzar
A subscription to Philadelphia RowHome Magazine!
Shameless plug, of course! Purchase a one-year, four-issue subscription here. You’ll start with our July issue. You can also page through past issues online here to get even more ideas from our business network and advertisers.