Local Mother's Day Contactless Gift Ideas Lara Stasiw Real Estate

Mother’s Day is going to look a little different this year for everyone. It might not be as simple as making dinner reservations and picking up some flowers at a corner store right now, but it can still be loaded with meaning.

Supporting local businesses is always something that is important to me. With COVID-19 and the uncertainty that looms for us entrepreneurs, supporting a small business doesn’t just cause a happy dance, but is a boost of motivation and hope!

I’ve put together a few no-contact gift ideas by local entrepreneurs! Not only will these gifts create that soulful feeling for the business owners, but the unique and personal touch is also a beautiful way to say Happy Mother’s Day.

Flowers are a staple! Whether it’s for Mother’s Day, a birthday or just to let someone know you’re thinking about them, flowers will easily brighten someone’s day. Aneta designs beautifully curated arrangements and has been offering both no-contact pickup and delivery throughout COVID-19. Mother’s Day is no exception!

Floral Bouquets

If you’re following me on insta you’d have seen the bright coloured bouquet she put together for me last week. Colours I wouldn’t have chosen myself that came together so perfectly and exuded springtime happiness.

Floral Cones

A new and fun way to present flowers (because presentation makes all the difference, right?!)

The flowers are tied with a lovely ribbon inside the cone so they can easily be transferred to a vase of choice. This is a limited edition option with only a handful of availability!

White Cones – classy and elegant!
Black Cones – trendy and edgier!

Floral Workshops

Aneta hosts intimate, informative and immersive floral workshops that are a perfect creative bonding time for pretty much any occasion. Beginners are welcome!! I was lucky enough to partake in her Spring edition prior to social distancing and left with a full heart of happiness. HIGHLY recommend.

While she can’t host a workshop right now, she IS offering gift certificates for her Fall Edition. It might not be a gift-in-hand present for Mother’s Day but is a perfect way to gift some ‘together time’ to look forward to. You can even add it onto a cone of flowers!

Cones   •   $50 per cone
Bouquets   •   Starting at $75
Workshop   •   $85 per person

Delivery   •   Complimentary in West Toronto (Etobicoke, Mississauga & Oakville)
Pick-Up   •   From her studio in Mississauga
Website  •   pinkpamplemousse.co
Instagram  •   @pinkpamplemoussefloralstudio
Email  •   hello@pinkpamplemousse.co

Due to COVID-19 colour selections are limited and Aneta is working with what is available, but everything is stunning nonetheless!

Local Mother's Day Contactless Gift Ideas Lara Stasiw Real Estate Pink Pamplemousse Floral Studio
Local Mother's Day Contactless Gift Ideas Lara Stasiw Real Estate Pink Pamplemousse Floral Studio Cones
Local Mother's Day Contactless Gift Ideas Lara Stasiw Real Estate Pink Pamplemousse Floral Studio Cone

Cards are definitely another staple! And this boutique card company has a few Mother’s Day options to choose from that can be delivered straight to you! No need to leave the house to stand in line at a Shoppers or Walmart just for a card… This is a great option to keep everyone home, safe AND support a small business!

What I love most about their cards is the neutral design. They are direct, to the point, with love, emotion or a bit of humour.

The blank canvas even allows you to get personal or creative if that’s your style! Maybe you’re looking for a creative outlet and have markers from when colouring books were trending? (Mom’s still love personalized gifts when their kids are adults, right???)

This company also sells baby “thank you” cards with non-toxic paint to use for a hand print or a foot print. If you have or can find some non-toxic paint, this is an adorable option for cards from the kids!

Price   •   $6 per card   /   custom options start at $8
Shipping   •   Varies based on order size. My last order for 4 cards was $1.50!

Website  •   underthestairspaperco.com
Instagram  •   @underthestairspaperco
Email  •   info@underthestairspaper.com

Local Mother's Day Contactless Gift Ideas Lara Stasiw Real Estate Under The Stairs Paper Co Card
Local Mother's Day Contactless Gift Ideas Lara Stasiw Real Estate Under The Stairs Paper Co
Local Mother's Day Contactless Gift Ideas Lara Stasiw Real Estate Under The Stairs Paper Co

Homemade bread, livestream yoga, zoom games and buying a ton of plants. Self-isolation has seen its rotating trends… and fancy delicious coffee is one I can get behind! Drive thru habits are stunted and we’re left at home with the coffee machines we usually pass up for our $6 lattes. Is there a better time to explore and understand what local roasters have to offer?? I don’t think so!

A perfect cup of coffee is a morning ritual, a mid day requirement or an afternoon treat. It’s what’s getting a lot of us through WFH or just BEING home all the time. It’s the perfect pairing to that (brief) moment of solitude sitting on the porch in the sun.

The gift of locally roasted coffee beans says “I love you” and “I’m thinking about you” now more than ever! For any occasion really.

Not Even Coffee Roasters have a variety of delivery or pick up options to make it easy for you to give the gift of happiness in a cup! Also, their branding is perfectly on point for how all of us feel in self-isolation… when we could ALL use that added energy boost (multiple times a day…).

Price   •   $17-19 per 250g bag of coffee beans / 1000g options available!
Delivery   •   Wednesdays & Saturdays in Toronto for $5
Pick-Up   •   Tuesdays 12-4pm at their Roastery near the airport (or by appointment)

Website  •   notevencoffee.ca
Instagram  •   @notevencoffee
Email  •   info@notevencoffee.ca

Local Mother's Day Contactless Gift Ideas Lara Stasiw Real Estate Not Even
Local Mother's Day Contactless Gift Ideas Lara Stasiw Real Estate Not Even Coffee Roasters
Local Mother's Day Contactless Gift Ideas Lara Stasiw Real Estate Not Even Coffee Roasters

These distinctive gift boxes immediately caught my eye, not only because of their gorgeous aesthetic but the quality of their contents. Grey Willow Gifts carefully designs gifts that leave a lasting impression from the moment you lay your eyes on their beautifully packaged wood boxes all the way to the last bit of product you use!

Their gifts all feature artisanal goods from small business across Canada (small businesses supporting MORE small businesses makes me so happy!!). They are each designed allowing you to experience a unique collection of Canadian-made products. They curate and deliver nationwide for ALL occasions and even offer a custom box option on their website!

Each box is themed and styled to perfection. AND you can add a handcrafted Canadian-made (obviously!) greeting card with your box for $5.

Some of my favourites are:
“The Spa Retreat” $135
Pink Clay Face Mask, Sweet & Salty Popcorn, Cinnamon & Chai Body Scrub, Pink Clay Face Sponge, Vegan Nail Polish, Aphrodite Soy Candle, Raspberry & Coconut Jam

“The Garden” $120

Notebook, Rose Gold Pen, Tea Kit, Vanilla Bean Shortbread, Eucalyptus Candle, Peppermint Body Scrub, Green Clay Facial Cleansing Grains

“The Mama” $98
Lavender Lip Balm, Rose & Sweet Orange Bath Balm, Rose & Vanilla Bath Salts, Rose & Vanilla Candle, Rose Soaps, Floral Hand Balm

“Tea Time” $56

Raw Honey, Strawberry Shortcake Brittle, Pinkies Up Tea Kit, Lemon & Lavender Bath Salts

They are offering 10% off on their website when you subscribe to their mailing list. Bonus!

Price   •   Varies based on box size and type
Greeting Card   •   Add a custom Canadian hand-made greeting card for $5
Shipping   •   Varies based on box size and type
Delivery   •   Within the GTA for $12 1-3 business days from when your order is placed
Promotion   •   Sign up for their Newsletter to receive 10% off your order!

Website  •   greywillowgifts.ca
Instagram  •   @greywillowgifts
Email  •   hello@greywillowgifts.ca

Local Mother's Day Contactless Gift Ideas Lara Stasiw Real Estate Kind Karma Jewelry Grey Willow
Local Mother's Day Contactless Gift Ideas Lara Stasiw Real Estate Kind Karma Jewelry Grey Willow Gifts
Local Mother's Day Contactless Gift Ideas Lara Stasiw Real Estate Kind Karma Jewelry Grey Willow Gift

Affordable, simple, elegant and feel good. “Kind Karma was born on the principle that if we spread good, then good will not only come back to us but will continue to spread” – kindkarmaco.com.

They provide a flexible working environment that allows the at-risk and transitioning homeless youth they employ an environment that works with their needs. On top of that, they receive profits from each sale! The goal is to help empower them to seize opportunities for a better future.

How can you not fall in love with this company?? My friend Katrina, who runs @the.lost.earring on instagram, introduced me to their company. I fell in love with their pieces first, then their mandate sealed the deal!

Prices  •   All of their pieces are between $35-$75
Shipping   •   To guarantee arrival by Mother’s Day I’d recommend selecting the $10 express shipping option
Promotion   •   Sign up for their Newsletter to receive 10% off your order!

Website  •   kindkarmaco.com
Instagram  •   @kindkarmaco
Email  •   info@kindkarmaco.com

Local Mother's Day Contactless Gift Ideas Lara Stasiw Real Estate Kind Karma Jewelry Necklace
Local Mother's Day Contactless Gift Ideas Lara Stasiw Real Estate Kind Karma
Local Mother's Day Contactless Gift Ideas Lara Stasiw Real Estate Kind Karma Jewelry

I’m candle obsessed. And it’s not so easy finding a good candle… Roxanne has somehow managed to perfect the art of candle making in a way even big name brands can’t achieve.

I’m very sensitive to fragrances and find it hard to find candles that actually omit a nice smell when it burns. If I fall in love with how it smells at the store, I hardly ever smell it when it’s lit. I also don’t like things that smell fake or manufactured…

Roxanne’s candles burn beautifully, no wax wasted. They make the whole room fragrant, but not to the point you can’t breathe. And when she says her candle is scented tulip, it smells like your nose is right in the flower – there’s no fake scents with her (trust me!)

She is offering pink tulip, pink watermelon and pink sugar in her Mother’s Day batch! I like to customize them a little and add a crafty ribbon or twig of greenery!

Also, who knew wick trimmers were a thing?? It’s definitely one of those things I need that I didn’t know I needed!

4oz Candle   •   $6 each (but do you really want to buy just one???)
Wick Trimmer   •   $10

Delivery   •   Complimentary in West Toronto for orders of $30 or more
Pick-Up   •   From her studio in Mississauga
Instagram  •   @roxannessoycandles
Phone  •   647.239.9338

Local Mother's Day Contactless Gift Ideas Lara Stasiw Real Estate Roxanne's Soy Candles
Local Mother's Day Contactless Gift Ideas Lara Stasiw Real Estate Roxanne's Soy Candles Mothers Day
Local Mother's Day Contactless Gift Ideas Lara Stasiw Real Estate Roxanne's Soy Candles Multiple

Ethically sourced and traditionally handcrafted totes, handbags, clutches and even caddy bags you can use as picnic baskets (although those are out of stock)!

La Patria means homeland in Spanish. All of their products are carefully designed and curated by artisans from around the globe using recycled plastic materials. Every purchase supports education in their artisans’ communities.

Their products are not only full of style and a feel good product, they are durable and offer a lot of versatility. They are a great everyday bag, gym tote, yoga bag, beach bag or can be used for groceries or farmer’s market goods!

For the sake of gifting, these totes are a great way to put together a collection of items to present for Mother’s Day (or a birthday)!

Large Tote   •   $119
Medium Tote or Handbag   •   $89
Clutch   •   $49
Shipping   •   $10 flat fee shipping

Website  •   lapatria.ca
Instagram  •   @lapatria.ca

Local Mother's Day Contactless Gift Ideas Lara Stasiw Real Estate La Patria Tote
Local Mother's Day Contactless Gift Ideas Lara Stasiw Real Estate La Patria Tote
Local Mother's Day Contactless Gift Ideas Lara Stasiw Real Estate La Patria Bags

Can anyone say no to something beautiful AND delicious? Jackie is a hard working Mom who makes customized and stunning treats; she always has a special surprise for different seasons and occasions!

These photos aren’t all she has to offer for Mother’s Day! Take a look at her profile to see the other cookie sets and the cupcakes she’s making as well!

6″ Cakes   •   $60 fresh flowers, semi-naked and chocolate drip options
Cupcakes   •   Set of 6 for $20
Cookies   •   $9-$12 for cookie sets or $35 for a full 9 cookie floral bouquet with personalization

Pick-Up   •   From her studio in Brampton
Instagram  •   @jackiethecupcakequeen

Local Mother's Day Contactless Gift Ideas Lara Stasiw Real Estate Jackie The Cupcake Queen
Local Mother's Day Contactless Gift Ideas Lara Stasiw Real Estate Jackie The Cupcake Queen
Local Mother's Day Contactless Gift Ideas Lara Stasiw Real Estate Jackie The Cupcake Queen

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