Mother’s Day Gift Ideas In Iowa

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas In Iowa


I don’t know about you, but all the mamas in my life deserve more than just one day of appreciation. So I put together just a small list of gifts, and things you could do with your mom in honor of Mother’s Day.

  1. Cards

So simple, but simple can go a long way. You don’t have to break the bank to tell your mom you love her. Just sending her a card will mean the world to her. If you like shopping local check out Domestica or Pink Print Paper Co. for unique local card shops. If you don’t have time for that Target has thousands of adorable cards. 

  1. Facials

Pamper your mom, take her out for a spa day. Try Spa 180 in Ankeny for some relaxing facials. If your looking to just pamper her in the comfort of her own home this charcoal mask by Mary Kay is my mom & I’s all time favorite mask. It helps deep clean your pores, and is perfect for a mom of any age. 

  1. Green House Date

One tradition growing up we always had was to take our mom to the local green house or nursery to pick out flowers for all her planters. If your mom doesn’t have a green thumb that’s okay too, pick up some flowers from Gateway Market. Their fresh bouquets are reasonably priced & locally sourced.

  1. Manicures

Oldie but a goodie! Some Quality time & a little pampering, you can’t go wrong! We go to Thia’s  Nails  on the Southside. The ladies there are always so nice and…there’s wine. If you can’t make it in try getting some fresh spring Essie nail polish colors (perfect for any budget).

  1. Breakfast Date / Sweet Treat

What my mom loves more than baked goods, is time spent together. So my plan is to treat her to La Mie Balery for breakfast. If you can’t take her out for breakfast La Mie also has an Express location. Just stop in and pick up a sleeve of Macarons. Nothing says I love you like a fresh sleeve of macarons 

  1. Cook books / Cook Her A Meal

The new “Magnolia Table” cook book just hit stores, and let me tell you it’s amazing. If your mama likes to spend time cooking, a new book of recipes is a great go to. Otherwise maybe have her relax for the day and come over for a meal made by you. Quality time together trumps any store bought gift.

  1. Jewelry

Yes jewelry is a cliché, but it’s a cliché for a reason. Finding that special piece of jewelry that she can look down at every day and think of her babies means something. Whether is jewelry from Tiffany’s or an engraved bracelet from Keep Collective. Those are the gifts that turn into heirlooms.

I hope Evison Styling Co.’s must have Mother’s Day list helps you get some ideas for how to spoil your mom. Or at least reminded you that Mother’s Day is just around the corner. 

*some of these locations might be closed due to Mother’s Day being on a Sunday this year. Try planning ahead and checking location times* 



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