This year, celebrate Mother’s day with the gift of something extra special. Find here our curated list of some unique and thoughtful gift ideas for Mother’s day this season. Give the gift of something sweet, something bubbly, something sweet/savoury or something to admire, get creative this year and give your mother a gift she can cherish!
Kith + Kin Mother’s Day Charcuterie Box
Sisters-turned business partners, Naduam Sarah and Hind create charcuterie boxes, boards, and grazing tables, available for both local delivery and pick-up. Each box, board or table is thoughtfully curated using as many local products as possible. Each creation includes artisan specialty cheeses and meats, farm-to-table preserves, crackers, an assortment of seasonal fruit and some house-made delectables.
Their Mother Day’s box includes:
- Compte, Boursin + Aged White Cheddar Cheese
- Mini Croissants from Crust Bakery
- House-Made Wine Poached Pears, Candied Spices Nuts + Lemon Asiago Artichoke Dip
- Salt Spring Kitchen Sparkling Apricot + Pink Peppercorn Preserves
- Rock Coast Dark Chocolate Square
- Oak Bay Seafood Salmon Pâté
- Fresh Fruit
Merridale Cidery & Distillery
Celebrate this Mother’s day at Merridale Cidery! This year at Merridale Cidery they are hosting a delicious Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet this May 8th. Come enjoy some savoury farm-to-fork brunch dishes, all while overlooking the beautiful Merridale orchard. Enjoy some yummy salads, freshly baked goods, breakfast delicacies, Merridale pizzas, and dessert at this Mother’s day brunch extravaganza. Reservations start at 11:00, book your table here.
Is your mother a fan of gin? This season for Mother’s day brings your mother along for a curated experience at Castle Ginery. This Mother’s day, Castle Ginery is having a Mother’s Day and French 75 tasting! Enjoy an afternoon filled with gin, bubbles and fun. Celebrate this Mother’s Day in an extra special way this year. Book your spot today.
Spoon and Spade’s Mother’s day afternoon tea box
Spoon and Spade is a local company that crafts and creates edible gift boxes, picnic boxes, they do catering and decor for events and assemble delicious gourmet charcuterie boxes. This season at Spoon and Spade they are celebrating Mother’s Day with a beautifully crafted gift box.
Inside this decadent box, you will find a chef made edible extravaganza of tasty goodies, including:
- Mini Pâté
- Cucumber & local Sprouts Sandwich
- Chicken Salad on Rye (Curried Chicken & Apple)
- Mini Scones
- Smoked Salmon Cream Cheese
- Pickled Onion
- Whipped Feta & Honey
- Berry Jam
- Devonshire Style Cream
- Rose Petal & Chocolate dipped Shortbread
- Fig Jam
- Candied Nuts
- Hand-made “Rose Congou” Tea Bags @murchiestea
- Bottle of rosé or bubbly
- Bouquet of flowers
Rook and Rose
Give the gift of a bouquet of dried flowers from Rook and Rose this season. Or if flowers are not quite what you’re after for your mum this Mother’s Day, check out Rook and Rose’s Mother’s Day gift section on their website; a curated gift assortment, perfect for bringing your mother a bit of extra happiness and appreciation this season!
The Proper Table
The Proper Picnic Bag is an experience gift to share this Mother’s Day. They’ve collaborated with One Wednesday Shop to include everything you need for a perfect Mother’s Day picnic: throw, dishes, cutlery, glassware, napkins, cutting board, bottle opener, and even a chocolate bar to get your picnic started! It is the perfect gift for the Mom in your life and will be something you can enjoy together for years to come.
Order online or pick up in shop.
*Limited quantities available
GoodSide was founded by pastry chefs Haley Landa and Curtis Helm who each have over a decade of experience under their belts. Having worked in and run many high-intensity kitchens, they have channelled our collective knowledge and skills into creating products that have elements of the classics and new age. For pickup this Saturday, May 7 they are offering different puffs, carrot cake, cookies and more!
Bar 500 Eatery
Start Mother’s day off with a unique southern Italian-inspired breakfast or a traditional brunch at Bar 500 in the Oswego Hotel.
Make a reservation.
The Restaurant at Unsworth Vineyard
Located off a picturesque country road winding through the working farms and rolling hills in the heart of Cowichan Valley’s wine country, Unsworth Restaurant is whimsically nestled in a restored early 1900s farmhouse—warm and welcoming with plenty of charm and heritage.
Book your reservation for Mother’s Day.
Mother’s Day brunch at the Oak Bay Beach Hotel
This Mother’s day take your mother out for a decadent brunch at the Oak Bay Beach Hotel this May 8th. Enjoy stunning ocean views and a delicious brunch filled with equally savoury and sweet goodies. All attending Mothers to the Oak Bay Beach Hotel brunch will also receive a special take-home gift to enjoy. Reservations required. Tables for 2-6 available.
*Please note that the event is currently sold out. Join the waitlist here.
What are your Mother’s day plans? We’d love to hear!
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