Notable Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day in Vancouver

Give her the gift that gives back to other mothers in need. This mother’s day, why not donate to a worthy cause such as Cause We Care? This Vancouver-based organization works tirelessly throughout the year to collect household essentials, personal hygiene, and non-perishable items (not to mention bus passes) to create care packages for moms who need a little help. Donate any amount to their site on behalf of your mom and you’ll make a difference. Here’s how.

Looking for a grab-and-go gift that still oozes sentiment she’ll enjoy? Pop by the Bel Cafe at the Rosewood Hotel and pick up a collection of their addictive house-made marshmallows (in Chai and passionfruit) as well as a tin of SPOT Tea and she’ll score a taste of premium loose leaf tea and soft, chewy treats she can nosh on all day  Pop in a gift certificate and include a unique card made with a vintage feel by local designer Sarita Mann to add your own personal touch.

Keeping with the tea theme, be sure to head over to South Granville’s SALONTEA store to choose items for your mom that she’s guaranteed to enjoy. We can’t get enough of their individual-sized loose leaf tea selections, new Libre loose leaf tea glass and endless array of tea accessories (they even feature Bath Tea and tea-infused perfumes as well as eye cream).

If you’re looking to really impress mom and (perhaps) are planning to pool your money with siblings in order to do so, Tiffany & Co. has just the solution. One-stop shopping will land you a bracelet made of cultured pearls with plenty of styles to choose from. A simple, elegant single-row bracelet, or bracelet with up to five rows of pearls, is yours for the picking (and giving). Present this in its signature blue box and you’re golden in her books forever.

Sabai Thai Spa is offering up a plethora of services guaranteed to please and pamper your mom Thai-style. With three Vancouver-area locations, this spa offers the perfect quick-fix gifting solution (and a soothing hydration facial that is seriously to die for). Grab a $200 gift certificate and pocket $25 for yourself.