Mother’s Day Gift Ideas from Scoop

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and we OTP moms know exactly what we want. Of course, we love the handmade cards by our little ones and the gifts our children make in school. We know it’s the thought that counts — our moms raised us right! But still, it doesn’t hurt to leave some hints!

Scoop Tip: Print this list, highlight what you want, and leave all over your house. ūüėČ

And if you’re looking for a gift for your mom or mother-in-law, here are some suggestions for the special day that should cover all of the wonderful moms in your life.


Shop local, buy local.

946366_10151514657151739_118735997_nFor the Gardening Mom:
A Linden gift card for an upscale gardening accessory or to make her own terrarium. Linden offers unique, hand-selected European antiques, gardening décor & supplies, along with wedding and event floral arrangements & styling. Linden also hosts a wide variety of events, such as great DIY workshops and gardening classes for both kids and adults alike. Visit their beautiful store in Downtown Woodstock at 8722 Main Street.

Screen shot 2014-05-01 at 2.22.33 PMFor the Cooking Mom:
Sur La Table¬†will open in Alpharetta North Point Mall in May and will offer great cooking classes and cooking accessories. Their tag line is “The art and soul of cooking.” You can grab your gift card online¬†and it’ll be sent to your email — how easy is that? And just in time for the grand opening of their store.

For the Crafty Mom:
The ladies at the Kipling House offer a huge variety of adult craft classes. Think Pinterest, but with the help you need to make it happen! This is a perfect place for her to make a crafty mess at 110 Kipling Drive in Marietta. Their Facebook page has the latest news.

1506586_10152177834463451_5068216267400987834_nFor the Chocohalic Mom:
Did Mom steal all of the candy from the kid’s Easter baskets this year? Then yummy chocolate sounds like a perfect gift!¬†Chocolatierie in Cumming offers luxury chocolates and great gifts. She may not want to share, so buy extra! Located at the Collection of Forsyth Shops at 410 Peachtree Parkway.

For the Adventurous Mom:
Try rock climbing at Kennesaw’s Escalade Rock Climbing Park, or for your Mom who loves Pink, try one of their Aerial Silk classes! A hike of Kennesaw Mountain and a picnic lunch is another great way to spend the day. Forced Family Fun for the whole family!simplesarong1-224x300

For the Water Lovin’ Mom:
A simple sarong is the perfect gift for the mom who loves the pool, beach or lake. This stylish and practical beach towel doubles as a wrap. These were created by an OTP mom, and their beautiful colors and styles are perfect for your mom to enjoy this summer.

For the Book Loving Mom:
 Book Shoppe in Woodstock is an award winning independent hometown book store. They offer writing classes, gift ideas, author book signings, and great customer service. Grab a gift certificate or spend the day with her in DT Woodstock at 105 East Main Street and let her browse the store. Make a day of it and go for tea after at Tea Leaves & Thyme!

smloofahFor the Mom Who Needs Pampered:
Treat Mom to some luxurious handmade soaps and bath products from Mellabelle Designs. Soaps, scrubs, bath fizzies and just about anything else bubbly you can think of that Mom needs to relax.

For the Giving Mom:
T-shirts by UB4Me are not only great apparel, but a portion of the profits are donated to local charities. Which shirt or charity will you choose? Located at 2 Milton Street in DT Alpharetta, or you can purchase online.

img_4243_-_copy-1For the Foxy Mom:
This is a fun gift from or for your significant other: FOXERS, fun, sexy and comfortable boxers for women. We love the lace and details on this product created ITP. You know they must be cute if we are promoting an ITP business!  Who will be the first OTP store to carry them? Tell your favorite store to check out FOXERS created by Scoop friend, designer April Spring.

For the Sporty Mom:
These great Simply Posh Hidden Purses are perfect for the athletic mom or the lady on the go. You can carry your keys, phone, and lipstick in these great hidden interior pockets takes fanny packs to the next level by being fashionable and practical. Great for tennis too!

vixenvLast, but not least:
If life has recently handed your mom or wife some lemons, give her Vixen Vodka to to make her lemonade special, just like her! Not only does this vodka taste great, but we love the name Vixen Vodka! An all woman-run vodka business is not something you see everyday, but these OTP Vixens made it happen! And, thinking like a woman, their vodka is gluten-free. They have a fun line of products too, like their new coffee mug.