Celebrate Mom and support your community by planning Mother’s Day with this local buying guide.
Bluefield Estate Winery:
Just 20 minutes outside of Gainesville, Bluefield Estate offers beautiful vineyard scenery, horses and wine — everything you need for a fun day with Mom. Bluefield offers an $8 tasting of eight fruit-infused and muscadine wines. For $12, you can bring home a bottle of your favorite — we recommend the semi-sweet blueberry.
Book Gallery West:
Mom Life: A Snarky Adult Coloring Book
$10 | bookgallerywest.net
An Amazon best-seller, this clever coloring book will be sure to make your mom smile. A proven stress reliever, we know she will enjoy this book while coloring with the kids or enjoying some “me” time with a glass of wine after they go to bed. Let Book Gallery West know you’re interested, and the store can have it delivered in two to three days with free shipping.
Kitchen & Spice:
Pearl-Olan Chip Dip (Round)
$198 | kitchenspice.com
Up Mom’s serving game with a beautiful serving dish from Kitchen & Spice. The classic silver two-piece chip and dip tray is artfully designed with a pearled edging and a shiny finish. This server will remind her of you every time she entertains. Even better, gift it with her favorite dip inside.
Pinner’s Fine Shoes:
Palm Beach Flat
$100 | pinnersfineshoes.com
Make sure Mom walks around stylishly this Mother’s Day with a pair of classic sandals from Pinner’s Fine Shoes. The cork and gold color pairing makes for a fun twist on a neutral color.
Garden Gate Nursery:
10-Gallon Key Lime Tree
$82.99 | gardengatenursery.net
For a unique Mother’s Day gift, bring Mom a gift that will keep on giving. Choose a classic lime tree or one that will grow her favorite fruit. Garden Gate advertises a large variety of trees including grapefruit, fig, kumquat and plum.
Five Class Pack
$90 | barreforte.com
Help break that boring fitness routine with a gift of five classes at Barre Forte Gainesville. Each class aims to strengthen and lengthen muscles through a series of low-impact moves. Mom can choose from classes such as Barre Sculpt, Body Flow and Barre Express to have fun while she gets her workout in.
Premade Chocolate Box Assortment
$22.99 | thornebrookchocolates.com
Nothing says “I love you” like chocolate. A local favorite, bring home a box of Thornebrooke’s handcrafted chocolate truffles to treat Mom on her day.
Bakery Mill and Deli:
Mini Muffin Platter
Since Mom told you never to eat a cupcake for breakfast, bring her the closest thing. The Mill offers a mouthwatering selection of muffins and other pastries. The blueberry, strawberry and cinnamon muffins are some of the best.
Make an appointment and send Mom to one of Gainesville’s high-end salons for a deluxe pedicure courtesy of Mode Salon. Mode was voted Gainesville’s best in 2015 and has two locations in town. She’ll enjoy a blissful 45 minutes complete with a hydrating soak, a foot massage and a polish of her choosing!