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Jun 21

[ARCHIVED] Geneva is a Mother’s Day Shopping Paradise

The original item was published from May 2, 2018 12:00 PM to March 1, 2019 12:10 AM

If you have been to Geneva, you know this is true. Our lovely shops are loaded with things that would make Mom swoon.

Falmouth Road

Falmouth Road, which just celebrated its one year anniversary, sells beautiful handmade jewelry and women’s accessories. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, May 4, Falmouth Road is joining its shop neighbors Robins Nest and Jane Pabon Boutique in hosting a Spring Soiree at the historic Charles B. Wells House. Start your Mother’s Day shopping and enjoy special deals, snacks, and raffles at these unique stores. Build a Mother’s Day wish list for yourself at Falmouth Road to steer your spouse and kids in the right direction! They will receive a nice discount, if they buy something on your list.

Spring Soiree

Does Mom like her wine? During Mother's Day weekend, Geneva Wine Cellars will feature a special selection of wines chosen especially for Mom on their weekly tasting and by the glass. Live music will add to the fun from 8 to 10 p.m. Saturday, May 12. Pick up a pre-made (or custom) gift basket, gift certificates, and fresh affordable roses there.

The Little Traveler is hosting three trunk shows on the Friday and Saturday before Mother’s Day. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, May 11, spend $175 on a Swarovski Crystals purchase and receive a free gift. Nancy Neill, a local jewelry designer, will have her newest collection on display from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 12. Inspired by nature, Neill’s jewelry designs include butterflies, dragonflies, florals, and leaves.

The Little Traveler

For adorable dishes, stop by the trunk show to see Oprah’s favorite – the VIDA Alegria collection of Beatriz Ball. By the way, a Brighton bracelet and necklace purchase includes a free pair of earrings through Sunday, May 13. Wander the Little Traveler and you are sure to find something perfect for Mom in one of their 36 rooms.

Country Naturals soap

For something personal and unique, check out these charming inspirational messages on reclaimed wood at Country Naturals. They also have a rainbow of Pre de Provence soap to indulge the senses. Made by French artisans, this soap would be lovely with other items in a gift basket.

Country Naturals

A visit to Bare Moxie, a bra and swimwear boutique, could be a positive mother daughter experience! From May 6 to 12, stop in for a personal bra fitting with Mom and receive 15 percent off your total purchase. Bare Moxie carries high quality bras in all sizes, including mastectomy and nursing bras. From May 3 - 13, purchase any $50 or $100 gift certificate for Mom and receive a free 11 or 22 oz Tyler candle respectively. 

bb Interiors

Gorgeous flowers in a designer vase delivered right to Mom’s door? Stop by bb Interiors retail boutique and showroom by Tuesday, May 8 to pick out a vase from Simon Pearce or Juliska and have it filled with a complimentary spring floral arrangement designed by Avant Gardenia. Hand-delivery is free in the Fox Valley area, and the gift will arrive between May 10 to 12.

Speaking of flowers, on Saturday, May 12, Good Templar Park invites you to their Not so Secret Garden Sale, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Visit this beautiful wooded park and shop for your spring plants and presents for Mom. Select from a variety of hanging and potted plants and artwork, including spring inspired watercolors, Scandinavian goods, pottery, wooden decor and garden art. 

Paper Merchant cards

The Paper Merchant has a wonderful assortment of stationery and greeting cards. Walk in and be sure to find the perfect message for Mom. You can also pick up marvelous wrapping paper, ribbon and gift bags for Mom’s present. This store is simply bursting with all things beautiful.

Paper Merchant gifts

The possibilities for Mother’s Day shopping are just endless in Geneva. We hope you will visit us to find that special gift to make her feel like queen for the day. Do not hesitate to plan a fun shopping day in Geneva with Mom too. Quality time can really be the best gift. Have a Happy Mother’s Day!