There’s nothing better than a homemade gift on Mom’s special day, but if you’re looking for something a little extra special, we found plenty of great ideas for you. We searched high and low for presents sold locally, and also threw in a few brunch ideas, for the World’s Greatest Mom.
— Lisa Connors
Scent of a Woman
Garden by MCMC Fragrances. With essential oils of red thyme, myrtle, lavender, lemon and bitter orange. All natural. Supple Apothecary, Orleans, suppleapothecary.com
Traveling in Style
Sunny pink shells zip-top weekender beach bag by Scout. Solis, Harwich Port, shopsolis.com
Rooted in Love
Pick out her favorite annual or perennial, or better yet, take her to a local garden shop and select one together. Above: Hart Farm, Dennis Port, hartfarmnursery.com
A perfectly decorated cupcake is sure to bring a smile to her face. Cupcake Charlie’s in Mashpee and Woods Hole, cupcakecharlies.com
Fun Nautical Pouch
Holds everything from eye shadow to your iPhone. Sativa, Harwich Port
Write notes of gratitude and add items to your bucket list. Sativa, Harwich Port
Discovery Journal Compare favorite memories, plan the perfect trip. Sativa, Harwich Port
S’well water bottle, stainless steel design keeps water cold, Puritan Cape Cod, all locations.
Special Moments Mariposa frame, Puritan Cape Cod, Hyannis.
Cutting Board by Maple Leaf, Puritan Cape Cod, Hyannis.
Mother’s Day Brunch
Breakfast in bed is nice, but how about treating her to a lovely brunch at Brax Landing in Harwich Port, Chatham Bars Inn or Wequassett Resort & Golf Club? No prep time needed or dishes to clean!