The time is near to consider what to get mom for Mother’s Day. Is she a traditionalist that would want flowers? Is she one with hobbies such as sewing or cooking? Do you have a mom that works all the time and needs some”personal time? Read below to see various ideas for a special Mother’s Day for your mom.
Fabric Garden
2654 Marconi Ave. Ste. 155
Sacramento, CA 95821

If you have a mom that loves to sew, making clothes or quilts, then a gift certificate at Fabric Garden would be a great gift. This local store has a wide selection of fabrics and quilt blocks. They carry patterns, precuts, books, as well as hosting classes. You can find tips on their blog, and the calendar of their classes. They also have a B.O.M. or Block Of the Month on their website.

Double D’s Florist And Gifts
727 M St.
Rio Linda, CA 95673
(916) 992-1824
Tollfree: (800) 897-6578

For the traditional mom, flowers are always in order. Double D’s Florist and Gifts is a great local store run by owner Donna Waggoner. You can order from the website, or go to the store. Open year round, the store also carries beautiful gifts and green plants. If your mom lives out of town, Waggoner will send out the order to the town where your mom is at. She will make up special orders, but for Mother’s Day, or any holiday, you should always order early.

William Glen
2310 Fair Oaks Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95825
Phone: (916) 485-3000

For the mom that loves to spend time in the kitchen, William Glen is the place to go. A family owned business, they have items that every cook would love to have in their own kitchen. Women that love to cook also like to have a decked out kitchen. A trip to this establishment will give you many choices to choose from. Items like the bean slicer, the citrus peeler, the tomato slicer, or the quick corn cutter, all make work in the kitchen easier. If mom is a wine connoisseur, they carry a variety of bottle stoppers and pullers.

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Suede Salon
2648 Watt Ave.
Sacramento, CA
(916) 487-2566

Suede Salon offers spa services such as the Massage Lounge, the Facial Lounge, a Deep Tissue Massage, Reflexology, pedicures and manicures. In their salon, they offer haircuts, shampoo, color, highlights, or perms, make-up, and wax on face, back bikini, leg, and arms. They offer an Ultimate Bridal Package, which includes a consultation to decide on the look you want for your special day. They have an Online Booking Portal at their website to help you set your appointment.

Hornblower Cruises And Events
1206 Front St.
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 446-1185

Hornblower Cruises and Events offers Mother’s Day River Cruises on May 10. A one-hour cruise on the Sacramento River, they have four cruises on the 10th, at 10:30 a.m., noon, 1:30 p.m., and at 3 p.m. There is a live narration by the captain, which will include facts and history about the Sacramento River, as well as information about John Sutter, the Gold Rush, and the Pony Express.

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