Mother’s Day Gift Ideas | Greater Lansing Area Moms

Last year Mother’s Day snuck up on us and this year, we are planning ahead.  GLAMoms and NECTAR body•face•skin worked together and created a curated list of a few of our area favorites with plenty of time to shop.  Whether it be a subtle hint to your family, a gift for another special someone in your life or a little treat for yourself, we have a sampling of more than 20 area small businesses* to help with pampering this Mother’s Day!

Sparrow bloom

Sparrow Bloom, photo by Andrea K Photo

Flowers, plants and greenhouses

Sparrow Bloom located in Lansing – Friends who combined our love of floral design and gardening to bring more flowers and joy to mid-Michigan. All year long they design stunning weddings, seasonal popups, and host design workshops. 
Read the GLAMoms Meet a Mom featuring Becca & Kate from Sparrow Bloom

Howe’s Greenshop and Flower Shoppe located in DeWitt – Howe’s Greenhouse & Flower Shoppe, family business since 1932.  They offer a lovely variety of fresh flowers and creative gift ideas as well as annuals and perennials for outdoors.

Simtech Outdoor Solutions and Landscape Supplies located in DeWitt Simtech offers landscape supplies, annuals, perennials, home and garden decor ranging from bird baths, decorative rugs, stepping stones, statues and much more.

Yoga Connect, Haslett photo

Beauty and Spa

Hi 5 Nails Spa located in East Lansing – An appointment only nail spa that delivers high quality nail services while creating the most rewarding and relaxing atmosphere possible. 

NECTAR body•face•skin located in DeWitt – A “Sanctuary for Your Skin.”  A place that is beyond beauty and believes in treating the skin and the person as a whole.  NECTAR body•face•skin  is the space where they take their talents intertwine with your goals and together create a personalized plan to achieve the best version of yourself 
Read the GLAMoms Meet a Mom featuring Jess from NECTAR body•face•skin 

Renewed Spirit Spa, located in Okemos – Offering Massage Therapy as a restorative oasis designed with you in mind. Unwind, relax, de-stress and rejuvenate with an array of specialties including, deep tissue and prenatal massage All services are customized to meet specific client needs or preferences and are enhanced by the sounds of soothing music and flowing fountains. By appointment only. As always, RENEW :: REVIVE :: RELAX

Vivian Nails located in Haslett – Specializing in all things nail-from manicures to pedicures! You will be greeted with a smile and can enjoy the relaxing massage chairs. Walk in or by appointment.

Car detailing

Lansing Mobile Detail – Mobile Car Wash and Detailing Service. Their location is your location, a mobile car wash and detailing company that comes to you at your convenience.  Online booking available! Mention GLAMoms for a special discount. 

The Bee’s Knees Bakery photo

Custom gift boxes

Joyful Juniper an online retailer based in Mason – Handcrafted and ready to ship gift boxes (they call gift boses Junie boxes) take the guesswork out of gifting. Gifts feature carefully selected products from unique brands all over the country. Give the gift of JOY with every JUNIE!

Health and wellness

F45 Training located in East Lansing – The F stands for functional training, A mix of circuit and HIIT style workouts geared towards everyday movement. 45 is the total amount of time for sweat-dripping, heart-pumping FUN! F45 Training is suitable for all ages and fitness levels. Use code GLAM at checkout for a seven day trial, new clients only.
Read the GLAMoms Meet a Mom featuring Becky from F45

Firefly Hot Yoga Barre located in Downtown Lansing – Offering yoga, barre, aerial, and fitness classes that are designed to support students in their journey to a higher state of well being. A heated movement studio that is committed to elevating themselves, others and the planet. 

Mind Body Symmetry located in DeWitt  – A fitness studio specializing in improving mental and physical health through group fitness, personal training, online fitness and mindset development coaching.  
Read a recent GLAMoms Small Business Saturday featuring Mind Body Symmetry 

Yoga Connect located in Haslett  – A space for physical, mental and emotional wellbeing. They provide fitness classes and yoga to support physical and mental health while striving for true human connection.

Taste Coffee Company photo

Candles, framing, jewelry, decor and more

Absolute Gallery located in Old Town, Lansing – A shoppers paradise where you will find gifts and uncommon accessories; Items include but are not limited to jewelry, watches, cufflinks, greeting cards, picture frames, posters, messenger bags, hand blown glass and much more.

AdornMint located in St. Johns  – AdornMint is a fun, unique and custom gift shop for any occasion.  

Framer’s Edge & Gallery located in Okemos – Custom framing – thousands to choose from, jewelry, pottery, bags, purses and so much more!  
Read a recent GLAMoms Small Business Saturday featuring Framer’s Edge & Gallery

Rayla House of Beeswax Essentials located in Haslett – Handcraft the candles, body products, and their entire line of products in Michigan.

Studio Shop located in Williamston – A Michigan themed gift shop featuring hundreds of locally made gifts that offers  creative services such as photography, and custom branded items

Wren located in Dimondale  – Wren’s collection of vintage and new decor helps homes feel curated and styled with purpose. With a focus on timeless vintage items that bring warmth and history to a space and thoughtfully sourced small-batch, artisan-made new items. Wren makes home decor shopping (and gifting) a one-of-a-kind experience!

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Sweet and treats

GLAMoms 10+ Cookie Makers in the Greater Lansing area

Cocos Confections located in DeWitt – Here to help you celebrate life’s special moments with homemade specialty sugar cookies and other treats.

Gigi’s Cupcakes of East Lansing – Gigi’s Cupcakes offers fresh baked daily gourmet cupcakes since 2016.  Gluten free options are also available.  

OhMI Organics located in St. Johns – Chocolate your body understands! 180+ flavors! All are free from gluten, dairy, peanuts, soy, sesame, and all nuts (except coconut)! Also have unique hummus dips (the GLAMom fave is cookie dough – so good), coffee, kombucha and vegan baked goods.

Taste Coffee Company located in Mason – Family owned coffee shop serving espresso drinks and baked goods! They also sell house made soy candles (a GLAMom favorite!)! Kid friendly space to dine in, or mobile order to pick up – and will even bring your coffee to your car!

The Bee’s Knees Bakery located in DeWitt – A home based bakery specializing in cookies and other yummy sweets as well as healthy alternatives to our favorite classics. 
Take a look at a GLAMoms This or That featuring Nicole from The Bee’s Knees Bakery

The Peanut Shop located in Downtown Lansing  – The Planters Peanut store that opened in 1937.  Along with a variety of old fashioned candies they carry fresh roasted nuts and peanuts on the premises in 100% peanut oil. And they have FRESH popcorn!

GLAMoms photos at OhMI Organics

GLAMoms 15+ spots for Ice Cream in the Greater Lansing area

Now that you have looked over the GLAMoms Mother’s Day Gift Ideas, do you have some ideas of your own for something to get the special someone in your life?  Did you see a local business where you would like a little something for yourself?  

Feel free to bookmark this page – or share the link so others have some ideas of things you may enjoy.

Happy Mother’s Day! And a special thank you to NECTAR body•face•skin for sponsoring this list of ideas for the special moms in our lives.

*There are so, so many small businesses in the Greater Lansing area to help with Mother’s Day.  GLAMoms would love to learn more about where you like to shop!



Described as a, “Sanctuary for Your Skin.”  NECTAR body•face•skin is a luxurious, modern aesthetics practice where achieving great skin and a fresh, curated look is simple. Your best look is priority and passion. NECTAR body•face•skin has services beyond basic beauty and believes in treating the skin and the person as a whole.  

NECTAR body•face•skin is the space where they take their talents intertwine with your goals and together give you guidance to improve your skin, mood, confidence and life. They provide personalized attention to achieve your natural, radiant results for you and your body, face, skin. 

NECTAR body•face•skin is located at 13060 US Old 27, Suite C1, DeWitt 

To learn more about NECTAR body•face•skin visit their website or the social media links below.



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