Saturday, May 7, 2011

Last Minute Mother's Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day is a day dedicated to showing your mom how much you love and appreciate her. It is a day to shower her with love and gifts and to give her back a little of all that she has given to you.

To help you express your gratitude for mom (and show off what a good kid she has raised), we have put together a list of local businesses in Douglaston that offers great last minute gift ideas for Mother's Day.

Cress Florist of Douglaston - 248-02 Northern Blvd., 718-423-6255, and Douglaston Florists - 242-09 Northern Blvd., 718-423-9802

Show your mom you care with a beautiful bouquet of flowers or plant from these neighborhood florists. They both offer a wide selection of flowers, from roses and lilies to tulips and orchids. Flowers start at $34.95 and plants at $29.99

O K G Jewelry - 248-25 Northern Blvd., 718-423-2526

Moms are precious gems, so what better way to show her how you feel than with a piece of jewelry? OKG Jewelers specializes in rings, necklaces, bracelets, earrings and custom-made pieces. Stop by today and pick up something for your mom that is sure to make her sparkle.

Macy’s - 242-02 61st Ave., 718-225-4642

The Macy’s home department is full of great gift ideas for moms out there who would prefer something a little more practical and functional. Dinnerware, china, blenders and home accents line the shelves during the big Mother’s Day sale taking place now at the Douglaston Shopping Plaza.

Macy’s also has an extensive women’s department, featuring a variety brands for moms of all age and sizes. Currently, their fragrance and cosmetic departments is offering numerous gift sets with free goodies.

An assortment of jewelry can also be found at Macy’s, so stroll through the store and pick out something special for your mother.

You & Me Hair Salon & Nail Spa - 42-36 235th St., 718-423-7008

Treat your mom to a day at the spa, where she can put her feet up and relax. The staff at You & Me Hair Salon & Nail Spa will cater to her every need. Mom can luxuriate while being pampered with a hair service, manicure, pedicure, facial or waxing treatment. Most moms are busy, so if she can’t make it in on Mother’s Day, pick up a gift card, which can be used at any time.

Dining out

Have someone else do the cooking for a change. Take mom out to dinner at one of Douglaston's many fine dining establishments, such as Il Toscano, Conti’s and Giardino, all of which are serving Mother's Day specials.


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