A guide to Milwaukee-made Mother's Day gifts
Mother's Day is this Sunday and even in distance mothers deserve their love and recognition. If you are anything like me, you probably made it a habit of last-minute purchases, but with many businesses closed, it can be difficult to brainstorm gift ideas. We did the groundwork and compiled our top picks of local goods you can get for Mother's Day.
LOCALmke 407 E. Buffalo St.
If you're looking to send a card, check out these local, handmade paper goods. LOCALmke offers curbside pickup on Saturdays as well as shipping. If a customer needs a weekday pickup, LOCALmke can arrange their order at a neighboring business. Message them for your arrangements or shop online.
The Waxwing 1800 E. North Ave.
Send a local lavender plant as a reminder that your love is always growing. The Waxwing offers local delivery and pick up. If you live within a five-mile radius The Waxwing offers free delivery on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays with the code "Delivery" or select pick up when shopping.
Honeypie 2643 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.
If you feel like hosting brunch but aren't up for the cleanup, consider a curbside pickup mother's day brunch from Honeypie. The pre-made meal serves up to four and includes a mini pie for mom. Pre-order online to pick up on Saturday or Sunday.
Fern & Nettle
Indulge in an at-home spay day with an all-natural handcrafted set from Fern & Nettle. The set includes whipped body butter and lavender, lime goat milk soap. Order online.
Flowers for Dreams 134 W. Pittsburgh Ave.
Send a spring flower bouquet or get creative with a DIY 4" houseplant with the help of Flowers for Dreams. The kit includes everything you need such as birch box planter, soil and a special video tutorial. Order online and schedule a delivery.
Gloss Nail Spa 1545 N. Water St.
Relax with an at-home pedicure kit from Gloss Nail Spa. The kit includes a disposable pedicure kit and collagen socks. The spa offers curbside pickups every Friday. Facebook message Gloss to set up an arrangement.
Bougie Berries Dessert Boutique 7157 W. Burleigh St.
Satisfy your mother's sweet tooth by ordering a dozen assorted berries or cupcakes from Bougie Berries, which offers curbside pickup and payments via Cash App. The boutique is open Monday through Saturday from 1 - 6 p.m.
Cranky Al's 6901 W. North Ave. Wauwatosa.
Still have that sweet tooth? Order mom letter doughnuts from Cranky Al's. Cranky Al's doesn't offer same-day orders, so submit an order a day prior by noon for a pickup.