Is your mom hard to shop for? How about this year you break from your pattern of picking up flowers from the grocery store on the way to lunch. Maybe you forgot that Mothers Day is the same time every year. (It happens to the best of us.) Perhaps you just cant think of what to get her. Fear not. Help is here.
- Cottonwood Salon Spa
Cottonwood Salon Spa 35 E. 33RD ST., EDMOND COTTONWOODSALONSPA.COM 340-1700 This salon has it all: beautiful decor, a knowledgeable staff and a reputation for quality service that its staff takes pride in. Book Mom for any one of its services, including massages, facials and pedicures. You can also combine services to create custom packages like the Half Day Getaway, which includes a facial, an aromatherapy massage and a spa pedicure.
On the Edge with Skulls & Stones 1218 N. PENNSYLVANIA AVE. FACEBOOK.COM/ONTHEEDGEOKC 652-9992 Maybe your mom likes to live on the wild side no charm necklaces or fake bling for her. Let her show off herpersonal style with something from On the Edge. This funky boutique is filled with everythingfrom tiny terrariums to floppy sun hats adorned with winged skulls. Its the foolproof place to shop for the woman who taught you about rebellion.
Oklahoma Food Cooperative PICKUP SITES LOCATED AROUND THE METRO OKLAHOMAFOOD.COOP 605-8088 Was your mom all about local agriculture and produce before it was cool? Is she up at the crack of dawn, perus- ing the farmers markets on Saturdays? Does she have a thriving garden in the backyard? Why not give her access to the largest food cooperative in the state? Whats even better is she can shop from her computer. The co-op has 52 drop-off sites in the state. Theres no better gift for a lady who loves it local.
Power2Give POWER2GIVE.ORG/ CENTRALOKLAHOMA/ PROJECTS Allied Arts of Central Oklahoma is a group that helps arts initiatives get funding in central Oklahoma. It has partnered with Power2Give, a crowd-sourcing plat- form that serves only arts nonprofits. Through the website, you can buy gift cards for Mom. She can go on the website at her leisure and choose which arts organization gets her donation. Let her know all that selfless volunteer work wasnt in vain and you learned the power of philanthropy from her.
R&R Estate Jewelers 1123 NW 51ST ST. RRESTATEJEWELERS.COM 848-2124 Diamonds are a girls best friend, and you could certainly do worse than wowing Mom with some custom jewelry. This is a full-service jeweler with a selection ranging from quirky vintage pieces to timeless classics. What you came for, however, is its most recent addition: the gun room. With a wide selection of antique and older guns as well as modern firepower, youre sure to find one so Mom can pack heat in style.
A Date With Iris 4201 N. WESTERN AVE. ADATEWITHIRIS.COM 604-5959 Throw out your preconceived notions about floral arrangements and head over to A Date With Iris. This floral studio specializes in unusual flowers and unexpected arrangements. The staff will help you put your flowers together any way you like. You are sure to dazzle Mom with what is definitely not a handful of carnations or roses from the grocery store.
DNA Galleries 1709 NW 16TH ST. DNAGALLERIES.COM 525-3499 If your mom enjoys local art, you are sure to find something for her in the Plaza District. DNA Galleries is the perfect place to pick up some nontradi- tional work, including wearable art and eye-catching Oklahoma-centric designs from local artists. The gallery and shop also sells a kick-ass bamboo Okie heart necklace wrapped up in a gift pack with a blank card for $25.