Guru Guide: Mother’s Day Gifts
Revealed by the Nashville Guru on 05/07/12
To make it a little easier on everyone, we have come up with a Mother’s Day Gift Guide that will make anyone’s Mom happy. Get on it and order these local, Nashville gifts now, so you don’t have to scramble around Sunday morning before brunch.
Chocolates & Sweets
1. Olive & Sinclair’s Gift Tin – $33.50
Olive & Sinclair is a local bean-to-bar chocolate company that was founded and is operated right here in Nashville. Support a local chocolate company and introduce your mom to some unique, tasty chocolate. Each old fashioned style tin is delivered with five chocolate bars including 67% Cacao, 75% Cacao, Sea Salt, Coffee Bean and a surprise flavor. Order online now!
2. The Cocoa Tree – Truffles – $2.25/each
Bethany Thouin turned from songwriter to chocolate connoisseur and opened The Cocao Tree in Germantown. Support another sweet local chocolate business by buying your Mom some local chocolate. With flavors like Hazels Salted Carmel, Arrington Vineyards Raspberry Wine, Karin’s Irish Cream, Loveless Cafe Bacon & Maple and Yazoo’s Dos Perros you won’t run out of options! You can go to The Cocoa Tree to see and smell all the delicious truffles!
We have mapped out some local flower shops for you and picked out an awesome flower arrangement for you to consider. If you click on the name of the flower shop, it will take you directly to the business listing where you can find the address to the flower shop and also get to the website where you can order the flowers online. Prices will vary depending on when you buy them.
1. Always in Bloom – Franklin – Teleflora’s Daisies & Sunbeams
2. Bloom - Belmont Blvd – Spring Promises
3. A Village of Flowers - Hillsboro Village – Fashionista Blooms
4. Import Flowers - Sylvan Park – Pick-out Your Own!
If you want to put a little more effort into your flower giving ritual, go pick out your own arrangement. Don’t be afraid of Import Flowers which is a flower wholesaler in Sylvan Park that is open to the public. Not only will it save you money, but you can get a little creative. Go get some flowers you know she will love, grab one of those many, many vases filling your cabinets and create a bouquet masterpiece.
Top Shops & Ideas
1. The Willow Tree – Paddywax Candles
The Willow Tree in Sylvan Park carries Paddywax Candles, a perfect gift for Mom! The Willow Tree also has purses, scarves, jewelry, lotions and more…you are sure to find a great gift for Mother’s Day! The best part is they also have FREE gift wrapping!
2. Music City Suds Soap – $6.00 each
Music City Suds creates bath and body products that pay homage to Nashville and the world of country music. They are all natural, handmade, and vegetarian. A number of stores around town, including The Green Wagon in East Nashville, carry the soaps. Order these online!
3. Two Old Hippies
Two Old Hippies in the Gulch is full of fun gifts for Mom – they have jewelry, clothing, t-shirts, magnets, memorabilia and more. You can go the quirky route or the serious path, but you will find something Mom will love!