Mothers Day in Montreal – Quarantine Style
No school means no handmade cards or gifts coming home for mom and grandma this year. While the kids certainly have plenty of time at home to work on some DIY craft projects, we all know that moms have been working on overtime and deserve a little something extra special this year! I’ve rounded up some of the items on my gift wish-list, with most of them available through contact-less delivery. Shopping for Mothers Day in Montreal means that you’ll be supporting a local business, while you give back to mom!
Gifts That’ll Help Mom Relax
I’m personally not sure that’s even possible right now, but some of these gifts will definitely help her slow down.
We’re all spending copious amounts of time at home so we may as well be doing it comfortably. I have personally been dreaming about a luxurious pair of pyjamas from Eberjey for quite some time now. They may certainly feel like a splurge but if they become your new daily uniform, they’ll quickly pay off for themselves in no time!
If you don’t know this Vancouver based brand, they create the most amazing line of natural essential oils that can soothe any ailment. I’m a big fan of the Peppermint Halo Stick for headaches and migraines. A diffuser, Sleep Time or Balanced Kit would be the perfect gift right about now.
One of the city’s top bartenders has put together a line of mixology kits that are delivered to your door. All you need to add for mom’s wild night in is the alcohol. Choose from flavours like Blood Orange Margarita, Mojito, Very Lemon-aid and more.
Gifts That’ll Satisfy her Sweet Tooth
Sure we’ve all been doing tons of baking but wouldn’t it be nice for someone to do all of the prep work for us? Especially since flour, yeast, butter and other staple ingredients can be hard to come by these days.
1 litre of Mandy’s homemade chocolate chip cookie dough? Yes, please. These should come with a lock so mom can save them all for herself!
I recently discovered this Montreal-based party planning and catering company for Hannah’s birthday. Vanessa, the owner, has put together the perfect Mother’s Day sweet box that includes a lemon loaf, dark chocolate candies, homemade cookies and more. You can add in a tulip plant too!
Local caterer and Top Chef Canada contest, Jo Notkin has created her own line of dessert mixes including chocolate chip cookies, spice and orange scones, carrot cake and brownies. She also has brunch for mom on her special day which includes a bouquet of tulips, pancake mix, scone mix, fresh berries and her infamous Jewelbox brownies.
Gifts That’ll Make her Feel Appreciated
Most of the time, moms just want a bit of recognition for all the hard work they put in 24/7. Flowers usually do the trick. Or a homemade meal. Or some anti-wrinkle cream. 🙂
Honestly, anything from Anthropologie would be amazing but this Mothers Day beauty box has products from some coveted brands including Indie Lee, Sunday Riley and Living Proof.
We may have stocked up on boxes of pasta but there’s nothing better than homemade, especially when you don’t have to make it! The various menus for 4 people at this Italian restaurant would make for the perfect meal for mom’s day, delivered to your door.
Next to a handmade card, flowers are probably the most sought after Mothers Day gift in Montreal. Luluthia has some beautiful arrangements, packaged in a gift-worthy box for mom. Since demand will be so high, you can pickup your flowers curbside in Ville Saint Laurent