Phoenix With Kids released a local gift guide last November, and now we’re happy to have a Mother’s Day edition! What makes our list unique? We focus on local businesses, and also added a few extra favorites that aren’t local, but have been tried and true by our contributors mamas.
Please let us know if you have a favorite Phoenix based business that is offering a Mother’s Day special, or offers a service that moms would appreciate and love! We’re excited to grow this over the years as we discover new favorites.
Creating Candids – let a professional take your family photo, all from the comfort of your home! Especially nice for this time of recommended social distancing.
KidStop Toys and Books – check out their unique Mother’s Day baskets!
The Mug Mama – know a mom that needs a home pampering? Try this gift set!
Changing Hands – another gift basket option, with some quirky and fun additions.
Made With Love Market – this Gilbert based market went online and has so much to offer! Browse their amazing online collection of numerous vendors and support local.
Flowers by Mel – bring nature inside with a beautiful flower bouquet by this local company.
Addie’s Glam Berries – little compares to chocolate covered strawberries and this business offers chocolate covered pretzels as well!
DIY craft kits to go – several local craft companies are offering craft kits to do at home! Check out Pinspiration, Craft & Vinyl, Craft Nights AZ, and Stencil Studios for ideas. The photo of the tic tac toe board below is from Craft & Vinyl – fun for mom to paint, fun for the whole family!
Book/movie combo – it’s so fun to compare a book with its movie adaptation! Try Crazy Rich Asians (just the first book, or the trilogy!), Little Women, The Princess Bride, or any classic Jane Austen like Pride and Prejudice or the new Emma. Other movie and book combos: The Help, Anne of Green Gables, Harry Potter series, The Devil Wears Prada, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Pie Society, To Kill and Mockingbird, or To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before/P.S. I Still Love You.
Birthday board – while not a local company, Rustic Chic Designs has an amazing birthday board that the Tingom family loves! Easily customizable and fun for kids to see extended family birthdays!
Zerorez Phoenix – make those carpets, tiles, upholstery, and even a vehicle come alive with a deep clean from Zerorez! We recently had them clean our 12 old carpet and were very impressed by the results!
Zebra Cleaning – hire this highly rated East Valley house cleaning company to keep the home clean without the stress.
The Strawberry Inn – book a getaway to this charming, family run motel, located in Strawberry, AZ (under 2hrs away). They welcomes couples and families with numerous room options.
Epicure with Jen – Make meal prep easier! Each kit in this special Mother’s Day exclusive includes: Pad Thai (3 packs = 12-16 servings), Sesame Ginger Dressing (makes 6 cups), Sleeping Beauty Tea (20 pack), Chocolate Pudding (2 packs = 12 servings), Cruet, and Funnel. $57, includes FREE Shipping until 04.30.20 . *All Gluten-free, Nut-free and Dairy-free. Text or call Jen McIntyre at 510-506-2589 to place your order.
Making life easier at home (affiliate links) – the gift of time is sometimes the best option for a mom. We love these household items: robot vacuum, steam mop, and the Instant Pot. A Nixplay, a digital photo frame, is also special.
Take out and a picnic – sometimes simple is the best! Grab take out from mom’s favorite local restaurant and have a picnic at the park. Or enjoy it from the comfort of your backyard. Don’t forget dessert, and a homemade card! Take a look at our Pinterest board for more ideas.