Mother’s Day is a day to celebrate all moms and those who are like a mom to us! With Mother’s Day right around the corner, what better time to support local businesses while getting the perfect gift? We have gathered some of our favorite local shops for this Mother’s Day Gift Guide and Local Shopping list.

Plants and Flowers 

For the plant lovers in your life, a houseplant is a perfect gift! At the Vintage Fern, located in The Shoppes at the Northern Pacific Center, you will find a variety of house plants and succulents, vintage items and macrame. Country Sunshine, located South of Brainerd, offers everything from cut flowers, seed starters, annuals & perennials, and vegetables & herbs. Another great place to browse indoor plants is Eclectic Jungle in downtown Brainerd. Some unique plants can be found here, everything from rare plants and plants for beginners to pet and reptile friendly plants. Taking your mom with you for the adventure of finding the perfect cut flowers or plant will be a gift in itself for her! 

Gift of Relaxation 

Give the gift of relaxation with a bath bomb, massage, candle or scents! Brenda, at the Purple Fern Bath Company in downtown Brainerd, makes the best soaps. Soaps silky and soft, with lots of lather, amazing aroma, and moisturizing for the skin. Among bath soaps, they also provide a variety of homemade hand soaps and candles. Cascade Medspa, in Baxter, is a great place to send your mom for a day of relaxation. Cascade offers many services, massage, makeup applications, derma blading and much more! Located in the Westgate Mall, Rosewood Emporium creates all natural body products. They have a wide selection of goods that your mom will love. Not sure exactly which aromas or products your mom would go for? A gift certificate gives her the opportunity to pick out exactly what she wants! 

Freshen Up The Wardrobe 

Spring is here and that means freshening up the wardrobe with a new outfit combo or spring dress. All women’s clothing pieces and accessories that Little Hobo Boutique has to offer, bring a fresh feel to any closet. Little Hobo Boutique is located in the Northern Pacific Center in Brainerd. At The Gallery in downtown Brainerd you will find seasonal outfit picks. Not only do they offer clothing options, but a wide variety of shoes, hats and accessories. Is your mom all about reppin’ Brainerd and Minnesota? At Christmas Point Wild Rice Co., located in Baxter, you can browse many brands and apparel featuring Minnesota. Get her a hoodie to represent her favorite town! You will be sure to find something for her made with “Minnesota” and “Up North” in mind. 

Home Décor 

You won’t leave Salvage Sisters without finding something special for your mom! Salvage Sisters in Baxter, MN is an eclectic combination of many styles, some including rustic, modern, and French country. They offer an excellent selection of furniture and home décor. Located in The Shoppes at the Northern Pacific Center, The Frugal Farmhouse is your go-to place for all things farmhouse décor. From custom signs and seasonal décor to cute accessories and farmhouse food items, such as soups and jams. Thinking of something specific? Maren, owner and creator at the Frugal Farmhouse would love to make a custom sign for your mom! New and locally handmade items are The Olde Open Window’s specialty. Does your mom attract to antique decor or unique knick-knacks? They will have something for her. Find The Olde Open Window in downtown Brainerd on the corner of 6th and Laurel streets. Give your mom a thoughtful welcome sign or a new furniture piece she has been wanting! 

We hope you found some great ideas to treat your mom with this Mother’s Day! For more local shop ideas visit our website.