Mama Knows Best: 6 Local Boston Gifts to Send Mom on Mother’s Day (From Afar)

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6 Local Boston Gifts to Send Mom on Mother’s Day (From Afar)

This year Mother’s Day is looking a little bit different with social distancing still in place. But that doesn’t mean you can’t give your mom an amazing gift from a local Boston business to show her how much you care. In fact, sending thoughtful, quality gifts is as easy as ever. We’ve got a great list of Boston-based items of all different price ranges to send to your mom this Mother’s Day without having to leave the house. It’s as easy as a few clicks to show your mom how much you love her. So get to clicking!

Treat Her To Some “Her Time” with the Bites of Boston Self-Care Box

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Mom deserves the best this Mother’s Day (and every day), and this gift covers all the bases! The Bites of Boston Self-Care Box is a carefully curated collection of items tailored to provide some peace, comfort, and relaxation, while also providing a creative way to support nine local, women-owned, Boston businesses. This gift will encourage your mom to take some time for herself while in quarantine and support other strong women in the Boston community at the same time. WIN, WIN!

Treat Her To A Special Takeout (LOBSTER) Dinner from James Hook & Co. 


Photo Credit: James Hook & Co.

Want to treat mom to a special Mother’s Day meal that doesn’t require you to leave the house? James Hook & Co. has got you covered with their delicious lobster dinners with all the fixings. Did we mention that they ship from the cold waters of the North Atlantic Ocean directly to your dinner table the next day? Yeah, you read that right. You can give your mom one of the best Mother’s Day dinners she has ever had and not even have to leave your house, or get dressed for that matter. Does it get any easier?

Treat Her To A Fun Crafting Activity with the Third Piece Knit Kit


Photo Credit: Third Piece

If your mom’s the creative type and likes to do things with her hands than send her an activity for Mother’s Day! Third Piece is a local, Boston, female-owned knit shop that has put together special Knit Kits to ship to your home. Choose the design you want to send her to create and all the materials will be shipped right to her door with the pattern and option to send knitting needles as well. Not only will she have fun creating it she can wear it and know that you gifted it to her afterwards.

Treat Her To A Little Something Sweet with a Gift Box from Sweet Lydia’s

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Photo Credit: Sweet Lydia’s

If your mom has a sweet tooth, like we do, than send her something as sweet as her. Sweet Lydia’s makes the most amazing sweet treats from homemade marshmallows and s’mores to candy bars and caramels. Send your mom a gift box full of treats this Mother’s Day to remind her how much you love her.

Treat Her To An Artisanal Food Tasting with a Gift Basket or Tote from Formaggio Kitchen

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Photo Credit: Formaggio Kitchen

If you want to treat your mom to a custom Mother’s Day gift without even having to leave your house to pick out all the items, turn to Formaggio Kitchen to help you! They allow you to put together a thoughtful, curated gift without having to go to the store. Choose any combination of items that they sell in their store — may we suggest their artisanal cheeses and dips — and they will package them up and send it directly to your mom.

Treat Her To A Fun Food Experience (When Quarantine is Over) with a Bites of Boston Food Tours Gift Card

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Gift mom a fun food tour experience that she can look forward to doing when social distancing simmers down and businesses re-open. Bites of Boston Food Tours offers gift cards to their four food tours. So gift her something to get excited about doing when she can finally get out of the house while also supporting a small, local, women-owned business. Not only will she get her steps in and enjoy time outside, she’ll sample delicious foods from local neighborhood eateries and also learn how those establishments came to be, who owns them, and some fun and interesting stories they have to share.

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