We may all be in quarantine, but Mother's Day waits for no one. Here's how you can brighten up Mom's self-isolated holiday AND support local FilAm business in the process.
1. A Stay At Home Care Package from Kaya Essentials
This super duper cute care package includes Kaya's signature handmade balm, bath blend, and a cute card. This is sure to kickstart Mom's Mother's day me-date! Not only are all of these products handmade with love and care, but they also support fairtrade Filipino coconut farmers and provides 8 school meals between the US and the Philippines.
2. An Engraved Necklace from Honey My Heart
A handmade necklace made for mama, by a mama! Jella Ronson is the Entrepinay behind Honey My Heart, a jewelry brand that sports a "minimalist ideal and light flair." These simple accent pieces are the unique, understated touch that will have your Mom umiiyak upon opening.
3. A Variety of Salt straight from the Motherland with XRoads Philippine Sea Salts
If your Mom likes to cook or keep things salty, XRoads has a variety of sea salts harvested from Tibuok and Ilocano islands. These are great for grilling, roasting, seasoning, and finishing dishes! Who knew "salty" could be the best thing?
4. The Puso Pyramid Handbag from Cambio & Co.
These Puso Pyramid Handbags are compact, functional and upcycled from overstock material – one of the most zero waste clutches you can possibly own! These statement pieces will bring next-level chicness to any outfit and is a perfect addition to your Mom's growing bag collection.
5. A Handmade Card from Le Petit Elefant
Have the perfect gift or gift card and need a card to tie it all together? Le Petit Elefant offers handmade cards, enamel pins, original prints and the cutest washi tape to wrap your Mom's special gifts in.
6. Keep Mom's Day Stress-Free with Essential Oils from Mahal Healing Arts
Let's be real – spending Mother's day in self-isolation is no one's go-to way to celebrate. Ease the stress and tension with a skin-renewing serum, meditation oil, or body mist from Mahal Healing Arts. The company even offers customized aromatherapy – fit and attuned perfectly your Mom's quarantine needs.
7. For the Bookworm – In The Country: Stories by Mia Alvar
A 2015 Nautilus Book Winner, Alvar's debut book is comprised of nine globe-trotting stories give way to a "deep textured look at Filipino culture at home" (Entertainment Weekly). The varied collection is full of wit, humor and heart – it'll be hard to put down.