Plan the perfect day for mom while social distancing. Whether it’s an at-home spa day, brunch or afternoon tea, a fun activity like paint-at-home pottery, or a thoughtful gift like cozy lounge wear or beautiful flowers (like the arrangements from Fiori pictured above), there are plenty of ways you can show appreciation for the moms in your life this Mother’s Day.

Help her lounge in style
Help mom stay cozy and stylish at home with luxurious cashmere from Lemonwood. On Wednesday, May 6 at 2 p.m., Lemonwood owner Christine Peters will be taking over the @oakvilledowntown Instagram account for a special Mother’s Day Tea where she’ll share her top picks for Mother’s Day. Plus, you could win a $100 gift certificate – stay tuned to our Instagram for full details!

 

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Another great option for cozy lounge wear is these good hYOUman pajama gift sets from Inside Story Lingerie & Swim. Available in extra small to large for $188, a portion of proceeds will be donated to the Halton Women’s Place, so you can feel good about giving back to women in the community. Click here to shop now – limited quantities available!

 

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Dine at home
Hexagon’s famous Sunday brunch [SOLD OUT] is available for delivery on Mother’s Day. Their Mother’s Day menu includes biscuits, Lyonnaise salad, lobster quiche or duck confit cassoulet, and a crepe for dessert. Plus you can add on a box of chocolates, champagne and/or a beautiful bouquet of flowers from Fiori. Click here to order now. Buca di Bacco is also open for takeout and delivery this Mother’s Day from 12 p.m. onward. Order for pickup and save 30%. Click here to view their special quarantine menu, or here for their regular takeout menu.

 

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Plan a spa day
If you’d normally spend Mother’s Day at the spa, how about a rain check? Qi Tranquility and Rosewater Spa are offering Mother’s Day Gift Certificates so you can give mom something fun to look forward to when businesses reopen. You can also plan an at-home spa day with these facial sets from Beautesache, available for $130 (regular price $160). Purchase online here.

 

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Do a fun at-home activity
For moms with young kids at home, Crack Pot Studio’s paint-at-home pottery kits are the perfect activity to do together. Each kit includes your selected pottery pieces, paints, a sponge, painting instructions, two brushes per piece, and a wooden skewer for decorating. Kits can be delivered right to your door – click here to order and for more details!

 

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Give the gift of fitness
For the fit mom who is seriously missing her gym membership, SPINCO on Demand is the perfect solution! Sign up for $29.99/month (with a portion of proceeds supporting high-quality fresh meals for first-responders) and gain unlimited access to their video library of classes led by instructors nationwide. Click here to sign up now!

 

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Surprise her with something sweet
If mom has been missing freshly baked treats from Black Forest Bakery, surprise her by placing an order for pickup during their Mother’s Day Pop-Up from 11-3 on May 9 & 10. Their mouthwatering menu includes gourmet cookies, cakes, pies and more. Click here for details on how to order.

 

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Plan a virtual high tea date
Oakville’s newest tea room, Nyla’s Room, might be temporarily closed due to COVID-19 but you can still treat mom to an afternoon tea by ordering their Afternoon Light Tea To Go, which includes scones, 4 sweets and loose leaf teas from Sloane Teas for $49.50. Or you can gift her an I ❤️ Treats Sample box of gelato, cookies and chocolates for $45. E-mail heynyla@nylasroom.com to order.

 

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Say it with flowers
Downtown Oakville florists Fiori (featured in the cover image) and Moon’s are both doing online orders and deliveries for Mother’s Day. Simply order online and arrange to surprise mom with a beautiful flower arrangement delivered right to her door on Mother’s Day!

 

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For a full list of Downtown Oakville businesses that are operating during COVID-19, please click here.