Mother’s Day 2013 will be observed on May 12, so there’s still time to pick out the perfect gift. Plus, you can find a great gift and support local Maryland-owned businesses at the same time. Check out the five places below and have a great time picking out just the right way to show your mom how much you care.
Photo Credit: Rusty Scupper via Facebook

Photo Credit: Rusty Scupper via Facebook

Rusty Scupper
402 Key Highway
Inner Harbor Marina
Baltimore, Md. 21230
(410) 727-3678

Rusty Scupper is the best place to celebrate mom. This restaurant has fantastic food, great service and an excellent view of Baltimore’s Inner Harbor and can accommodate an intimate luncheon or a large dinner party.  Whether you want to take mom out to eat,  throw a great event or get mom a gift certificate she can use with her friends, the staff at Rusty Scupper will ensure that she has a memorable meal.



JH Custom Designs
P.O. Box 72121
Rosedale, Md. 21237
(410) 599-9767

Not sure what to get? Not going to actually see mom on her big day? Get the perfect gift delivered right to her door! JH Custom Designs provides Mother’s Day gift baskets with themes like spa, tea and gardening. The company hand delivers custom gift baskets to many areas in of Maryland or ships them out of state for an additional fee. Bonus: when you sign up for JH Custom Designs’ mailing list, you will get a coupon for $5 off of your first order.

La Papillon Spa & Gift Boutique  
12 Galloway Avenue, Suite 2B
Cockesville, Md. 21030
(410) 252-1400

Give you mom the gift of pampering this Mother’s Day at La Papillion Spa & Gift Boutique, a great spa and gift boutique located in Cockeysville. La Papillion Spa & Gift Boutique provides facials, skin peeling, waxing and makeup in a relaxing environment. The spa also sells skincare, candles and much more.  Not sure how mom will fit relaxation into her busy schedule? You can still give your mom the gift of La Papillion Spa & Gift Boutique with a gift certificate.

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6305 Falls Road
Baltimore, Md. 21209
(410) 823-6666

Sunnyfield’s has been making moms (and the rest of the family) happy since 1947. The quality of products here is reflective of a bygone era, and proprietors are proud to say that their wares will last for generations to come. The shop has great, unique gifts to make your mom smile on Mother’s Day, from beautiful dinnerware and vases to picture frames, pillows and much more. Can’t make it into the store? Sunnyfield’s also takes online orders.

The Best Of Luck
601 E. Pratt Street
Baltimore, Md. 21202
(410) 752-2500

Whether or not you have a sweet tooth, good luck leaving this candy and gift store empty handed! Owned and operated by Maryland native Alexis “Lucky” Thompson, The Best of Luck has a plum location in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, where the perfect gift for your mom awaits. The store has a huge variety of candy, popcorn, Zeke’s Coffee, Taharka Brothers Ice Cream and much more. Purchase gift baskets with great themes such as the Baltimore Ravens, Maryland and iconic candy.

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