26 Local Mother’s Day Gift Ideas, from A to Z

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Spa gift baskets from Hunnybunny online and at 311 8th St. NE

Your assignment is Mother’s Day 2021. Your deadline is May 9. Lucky for you, there are plenty of treats for mom nearby. Here are 26 ideas, from A to Z, taking you from Eastern Market to H Street to the Waterfront and back home.

Adorable family photos, printed and framed by Capitol Hill Frame and Photo (645 Pennsylvania Ave. SE)

Brunch for the whole gang—try Belgian waffles at Belga Café (514 Eighth St. SE) or Spanish tapas at Joselito’s (660 Pennsylvania Ave. SE)

Tapas at Joselito, 660 Penn. Ave. SE

Cold-pressed juice cleanse for increased energy from Turning Natural (750 C St. SE)

Dozen assorted cookies from Captain Cookie (660 Pennsylvania Ave. SE)

Envelope containing heartfelt Mother’s Day card from Groovy Cards and Gifts (321 Seventh St. SE)

Flower bouquet from Volanni, Capitol Hill’s premier florist. Volanni.com

Flowers from Volanni on Capitol Hill

Gerbera daisies made of milk chocolate from Capitol Candy Jar (201 15th St. NE)

House and Garden 2021 Mother’s Day “Tour of Tours” tickets from Capitol Hill Restoration Society (outdoor tours and art show) at https://chrs.org/house-and-garden-tour/

Ice cream outing for flavors like Blackout Chocolate Cake, Skillet Cinnamon Roll and Brown Butter Almond Brittle at Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams (526 Eighth St SE)

Jigsaw puzzle in a meditative mandala design from Labyrinth Games and Puzzles (645 Pennsylvania Ave. SE)

Kamala Harris magnet, mask, print, T-shirt at Shop Made DC (10 District Square SW)

Luxury designer accessory (Fendi, Gucci, Vuitton and more shoes and bags) from Clothes Encounters (202 Seventh St. SE)

Mother’s Day Surprise Pack with one book of your choosing, selected from a curated list, and a box of J. Chocolatier small-batch chocolates from East City Book Shop (645 Pennsylvania Ave SE)

Nail appointment plus cocktail gift certificate from Nailsaloon (740 C St. SE)

One-of-a-kind objet d’art from Eastern Market Flea Market (225 Seventh St. SE, Saturdays and Sundays)

Pretzel bomb (Nutella-filled, cinnamon-glazed, salt-kissed) from the Pretzel Bakery (257 15th St SE)

Quality kitchen goods (table settings, candy molds, D.C. dish towels, cute aprons) at Hill’s Kitchen (713 D St. SE)

Running shoes and gear from Pacers (600-C H St. NE)

Spa gift basket with soaps and scrubs made of pure, all-natural ingredients from Hunnybunny Boutique (311 Eighth Street NE)

Tibetan pile rug from Woven History (311-315 Seventh St. SE)

Useful bike accessories from the Daily Rider (600 H St. NE)

Varietals of vino from DCanter (545 Eighth Street SE)

Wheel throwing class from Eastern Market Pottery (225 Seventh St. SE)

X marks the spot: A treasure hunt ending with a treat (up to you)

You’re the Bomb cake from My Cake Theory (325 Seventh St SE)

Zzzzzzzz: Finally, please let her sleep in!

Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms!