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Mother's Day Gift ideas

Say "I Love You" to Your Arizona Moms and Grandmas


Whether your mother is just down the street, or thousands of miles away, don't miss this opportunity to let her know how much you appreciate everything she's done for you. For Mother's Day you might be able to use these ideas to let her know how valued she is.

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Did You Order Flowers?

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Everyone knows how to order flowers for delivery -- get your order in early for Mother's Day (Compare Prices). If you have waited until the last minute, you'll be happy to know that most of our grocery stores sell flowers. So does Wal-Mart, Costco and Sam's Club!

Sprinkles MOM Box

Photo Courtesy Sprinkles Cupcakes

This Mother’s Day, leave the baking to Sprinkles Cupcakes. Adorned with MOM and red daisy decorations, Sprinkles MOM box features lemon, dark chocolate, red velvet and vanilla cupcakes sealed with a ‘MOM Loves Cupcakes’ sticker. The MOM box will be available at Sprinkles from May 9th to 11, 2014. Valley residents can pick up their cupcakes at the Scottsdale location Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Same-day orders for pickup and delivery are now available. For details or to place an order, visit 4501 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale or call (480) 970-4321.

Pamper Mom at Citrine Natural Beauty Bar

Bring your mom, aunt, friend, sister, cousin or whoever you’d like to indulge in a weekend full of beauty, glamour and fun. On Saturday, May 10, 2014 the store will be offering mini facials with a representative from Tata Harper, a natural and nontoxic luxury skincare line. Guests will receive a free gift with their facial. On Sunday, May 11, 2014 the store will be offering makeovers all day long. For $50, guests will receive a makeover, a Per-fekt Mascara and a Jane Iredale lip gloss of their choice. Complimentary mimosas, fresh juices and mini breakfast treats will be served. Located in the UNION at Biltmore Fashion Park in Central Phoenix.

Seeded Gift Card from True Food Kitchen

Available for purchase at any True Food Kitchen location. The gift certificates ($25, $50 or $100) enclosed in a seed paper card made of special plantable material that contains seeds for a tri-blend (basil, parsley, oregano) herb plant. Moms can simply remove the gift certificate, plant the card and have sprouting herbs in just over a week.


Mothers Day Gift Box from Cookies From Home

This local company has an assortment of tins and boxes of their cookies and brownies, including gluten free and vegan choices. Order online or visit the store in Tempe.

Special Events With Mom

Get Mom out of the house for Mother's Day! There are still plenty of things to do in May before it gets very hot. A nice evening away from chores or work could be the most thoughtful thing you can do for Mom. Check the May calendar for festivals, community events, evening art walks, concerts in parks, and more.

Send Mom To the Spa For Mother's Day

But just for a few hours. Day spas all offer gift certificates, so you can give Mom the gift of relaxation and beauty. You have your choice: luxury spas at some of our wonderful resorts, or a more affordable experience at a local day spa -- either will be very much appreciated.

Send Mom Away For Mother's Day

But just for a day or two, to a luxury resort. You don't have to get on an airplane to take advantage of some of the best resorts in the country, because many of them are right in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area. There are many special summer rates for packages at our resorts -- for couples, mothers and daughters, and families.

Ten Stores For Chocolate Lovers

If your mother is like my mother, a gift of chocolate is always welcome! Here are ten places in the Phoenix area where you can satisfy your Mom's chocolate craving with a special Mother's Day gift.

Shopping for Mother's Day: Gifts For Arizona Moms

Your Mom may live in Arizona, full time or part time, or maybe she just loves to visit the desert. Whether she's an indoor Mom, an outdoor Mom, a stylish Mom, a studious Mom, or a sports fan Mom, these gift ideas will help.

Make Mom a Special Dessert

This recipe for Strawberry Rhubarb Strudel with Buttermilk Ice Cream was provided courtesy of the Executive Pastry Chef at Estate House in Scottsdale, Arizona. If you can pull this off, Mom will be so impressed!

Last Minute Gifts For Mom

If you've waited until the last minute, and flowers aren't just quite enough for you to show your appreciation for what Mom does for you, try one of these last-minute gifts to go along with those flowers.

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