Still thinking about what to get mom for Mother's Day on May 9th? Here are some high-quality, feel-good products that mom will love. These products are all from Canadian, woman-owned businesses that you'll be happy to support.
1. Roamer Skincare
Skincare products that are completely natural, made in small batches and free from plastic packaging. Isn’t that the way all our skincare products should be? The perfect gift for moms who want to wind-down in the evening and pamper themselves.
A purchase of the Giving Back Body Butter also includes a $20 donation the Downtown Eastside Women's Centre. Wow, now that’s giving back! Shop Here.
2. Backcountry Wok
Moms who love outdoor adventure can take these natural and delicious dehydrated meals to the backcountry. Just add hot water directly into the heat-resistant and compostable bag. Wait 15-20 minutes, shake occasionally and it's ready to enjoy! We love that they make it easy to enjoy the outdoors. Shop Here.
3. Alila Jewelry
Featuring authentic Brazilian pieces, Alila offers stunning and unique pieces with colours and shapes that stand out. It's so hard to pick a favourite! Grab mom something beautiful from only $40 to $110. Shop Here.
4. Bellanti Events
Excuse us while we drool over these grazing boxes. Bring mom a fun brunch already prepared or take her for a picnic. This is especially great for the mom who already has everything and you just want to spend some quality time together. Shop Here.
5. Smirk Stuff
We couldn't possibly leave ourselves off the list. We have button hook designs to fit moms who are foodies, gardeners, cat lovers, flower lovers, tea lovers, and more. Our hope is for our Smirks to put a smile on someone's face, and we also give 20% of our profits to charity. Shop Here.
The first candle you can easily turn into a planter with drainage when you are finished burning it. The candles are hand-crafted and made from virgin coconut soy wax in Toronto. They also offer candle refills so you can use your vessel over and over again. Pair your candle with a 3" plant and get yourself a 2-in-1 gift for ma'. Shop Here.
For anyone who is trying to minimize their environmental impact, going zero-waste is an amazing step. Try starting in the bathroom with toothpaste bites and natural floss. We love their impact indicator that shows the impact of your switch to zero-waste! Shop Here.
8. Mrkt Gallery
An online gallery dedicated to works by female artists. Grab mom a framed print to hang up at home. What's great is that 50% of the profits are given to the artist. Work by female artists accounts for only 2% of art sold... Help change that sad statistic. Shop Here.
9. Eight 50 Coffee
Responsibly Sourced Coffee that is locally roasted. The founder of Eight 50 Coffee comes from a long line of coffee farmers and roasters and she continues the coffee tradition in Canada. Try a new blend or sign mom up for a monthly subscription. Shop Here.
10. Hello Muka
Offering fun art and accessories, you're bound to find a gift that perfectly suits the part of your mom's personality that only those closest to her gets to see. Whether that be the melting grilled cheese pin, or my personal favourite, this t-shirt tells everyone that you're really a cat inside and to leave you alone! Shop Here.