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Shop Local, Shop Small, Shop Mom

Are you celebrating your partner, your own Mother or "bonus Mom, or maybe a Mom who inspires you? Or perhaps you're treating yourself this Mother's Day because you've earned it (and who knows what you love better than you!).

We've curated a list of local shops, makers, and experiences for your Mother's Day Gift Guide needs. Making connections within our community and supporting businesses we love fills us with joy. We hope you'll find some new places and ideas here to light up Mother's Day for you and your favorite Mom/s!

Most of these locations offer online ordering and/or curbside pickup. Some are now open for safe in-person shopping.



It’s hard to find the words to tell you just how good Endorfin chocolate is. We love the monthly subscription box and if your Mom is a chocolate lover she will too! She'll feel that Mother's Day love every month when the Euphoria subscription shows up at her door

Oaktown Spice Shop The range and quality on offer at Oaktown Spice Shop takes cooking to a new level. Travel might have off the table for the past year, but you can get a taste of cultures from around the world with the Around the World Gift Box.


Self Care

This Grass Valley based skincare line is handcrafted to order from top notch natural ingredients. Mom will feel like a goddess with the Artemis at Dawn Scented Balm, or will feel totally taken care of with the super effective All Salve.

This beautifully appointed day spa and salon in the Laurel District offers a range of massages styles, outdoors in a private tent in their backyard space. And every Mom wants a massage!



A one stop shop for ethical, sustainable and locally made goods ranging from macrame and masks to candles and skincare. This lovingly curated collection of sundries is the opening act for the true star - their signature line of apparel. We recommend the Dolman Top in this exclusive springtime print. Also a fantastic source for Mother’s Day cards.

Nothing turns up the glamour on a cozy leggings outfit like a pair of dangle earrings! These simply elegant earrings are a quick way to go from Mom-casual to Mom-hot. And they look equally good with your LBD as your favorite Mom jeans.

Each Cauldron pendant is one-of-a-kind, just like every Mom. Choose her favorite color or a special birthstone. This daily wear talisman is lovely on its own or perfect for stacking with other necklaces.



We dare you to wander into Mischief and NOT find something delightful to give to your favorite Mom (or buy for yourself). But covetable handcrafted goods aren’t the only thing on offer. Sign yourself and your Mom up for one of their awesome crafty workshops (currently virtual) for an unforgettable bonding experience.

The Oakland Museum of California is truly a treasure, with something for everyone. A gift membership is a perfect way to let your favorite Mom know that you can’t wait to spend a day (or a Friday night) there with her soon.


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