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Local gifts to send your mom this Mother's Day

Mother’s Day special gift box from Meadow Vista Honey Wines.
Image Credit: Meadow Vista Honey Wines
May 06, 2020 - 6:30 AM

There's an important holiday coming up, and while the pandemic makes celebrating a little harder, it's not impossible.

You may not be able to visit your mom this Mother's Day, but it doesn't mean you can't make her day from a distance.

Check out these creative gift ideas for moms from Okanagan small businesses.

Gelato & Italian Dessert Kit

Fortuna Gelato makes artisan gelato in-house using locally sourced, fresh ingredients.

They are offering Mother's Day gelato and Italian dessert packages available to order online.

Delivery in Kelowna and West Kelowna is free on Mother's Day May 10. Delivery in Vernon is free on May 9.



Nothing beats a classic bouquet of flowers. Now, it's easier to order flowers than ever, but make sure you don't leave that phone call until the last minute.

Call your local florist, and make sure you have your mom's address handy. 

Burnett's Florist delivers in Kelowna, Simply Floral delivers from Kelowna to Penticton, Lisa's Fresh Cut Flowers delivers to Penticton, Harris Flower Shop delivers in Vernon, and Newell Flower Shop delivers to Kamloops. 


Meadow Vista Artisan box

Mother’s Day special gift box from Meadow Vista Honey Wines.
Mother’s Day special gift box from Meadow Vista Honey Wines.
Image Credit: Meadow Vista Honey Wines

Meadow Vista is offering a Mother's Day box for delivery, and here's what's inside: two bottles of Bliss Sparkling Mead, MotherLove Lavender Lemonade Kombucha, Lavender Honey Wine, six Sweet Bees Cake Balls (3 Chocolate & 3 Lemon), Lavender Bath Bomb, Insulated Wine Tumbler, Queen Bee decal, and a card.

To order click here.

Local hand-made jewelry 

There are so many talented jewellery makers in the Okanagan, and some of them are doing delivery.

Bent Wire Jewellery delivers for free in Kelowna, message them on Instagram to purchase.

Plein De Vie Jewelry delivers in Vernon and Kelowna, and can arrange a drop off point outside these regions. Purchase their products on their website.

Sims Jewelry Co. ships to the Okanagan from Kelowna, order through their website.

Oak Handmade Jewelry ships throughout the Okanagan, visit their website to purchase.

Kamloops Giftsmith makes local jewellery, email fulltimeartist@hotmail.com to purchase or request a design. 


Hair, skin and beauty 

Natural GLOW Essentials makes facial and hair care products infused with essential oils. They offer free delivery to Kelowna, West Kelowna and on May 9, free delivery to Vernon. To order visit their website.

The Oyama Soap Company is offering a Mother's Day gift bundle, which includes an 8 oz hand & body lotion and two soap bars. Order for delivery in 3 to 5 business days through their website.

Order handmade bath bombs from Splish Splash Bath Bombs through their website. Products are available through pick-up and delivery in Kelowna.

FILL in Vernon offers natural body wash, hair and face products with delivery in Vernon and Coldstream. Order on their website.

Shop all natural beauty products from Kamloops' Breath of Life on their website.

Okanagan Wine

Surprise your mom with some of our famous Okanagan wines, delivered right to her door.

Summerhill Pyramid Winery is offering a sample pack of their wines. The box includes Chardonnay, Merlot, Cabernet Franc and more. To see the full list and order for delivery, click here. They also have a Mother's Day 3 Pack for $75. Order before May 6 to ensure delivery by May 10. 

Monte Creek Ranch offers free delivery in Kamloops on six or more bottles of wine, just order your mom's favourites through their website. Harper's Trail in Kamloops also offers free delivery of six wines, order through their website.

Back Door Winery is offering a $99 case special, which includes three Pinot Gris, three Nice Rack White, two Rose, three Cherry wines. Call the wine shop at 250-800-1199 between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. to arrange an order. They offer free delivery to Peachland, West Kelowna and Kelowna area on Mondays, Penticton and area on Wednesdays and Vernon on Thursdays. 


Okanagan beer

For the moms who prefer a tankard to a wine glass, we've got you covered.

Order a mixed pack of local beer from Red Collar Brewing for delivery in Kamloops.

Email Rustic Reel to order one of their Mother's Day packages for delivery in Kelowna. Package #1 includes a bouquet of flowers from Old School Petals, jar of your choice of Red Pepper Jelly or Vegetarian Antipasto from Taste of the Okanagan, and a 1L growler plus your choice of fill. Package #2 includes the same as #1, plus a box of cinnamon buns made in-house at Rustic Reel.

 Bad Tattoo Brewing in Penticton offers free delivery Thursday to Sunday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. To order, check out their website.


The best gift of all is free

That's right.

Sometimes the best gift you can give your mom is a simple phone call. The COVID-19 pandemic has made platforms like Skype, FaceTime and Zoom handy for keeping in touch with family.

Plan a call with your mom this Sunday, and let her know you're thinking about her on her special day. 

To contact a reporter for this story, email Brie Welton or call (250) 819-3723 or email the editor. You can also submit photos, videos or news tips to the newsroom and be entered to win a monthly prize draw.

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