1. Mast Brothers Artisan Chocolate $6.99 each
Seriously the best chocolate you could give to your mama. Handmade, hand-poured, and by a small Brooklyn, NY company headed up by two brothers originally from right here in Iowa City. Each bar is wrapped in artfully designed paper which means this present requires no additional wrapping.
2. AuraCacia Sweet Almond Skin Care Oil and Ylang Ylang Essential Oil $5.39 and $14.99
Skin-nourishing almond oil combined with Ylang Ylang III Essential Oil provide Mom with a bit of extra luxury after a long soak in the tub.
3. Super Natural Every Day by Heidi Swanson $22.99
For the Mom who loves to cook, this James Beard Foundation Book Award Winner is tops! This ones
jam-packed with beautiful photos and great recipes that put a healthier spin on family dinner.
4. Harold Import Company Porcelain Ramekins $3.99 each
Perfect for mise en place, a just-right scoop of ice cream, or hearty baked eggs--it's a matching set your mom will love. Wanna score bonus points? Whip up a classic chocolate mousse and gift her both chocolate and tableware. (recipe below)
5. Mrs. Anderson's French Tapered Rolling Pin $8.99
Elegant and slender, this one's pretty but functional. A classic handle-free design rolls out uniform circles of dough. Plus! It's a staple for French pastry chefs--who doesn't love that?
6. Lyle's Golden Syrup $6.39
An import from across the pond, Lyle's Golden Syrup is officially Britain's oldest brand as well as best known. Favored by the King of England, it's delicious over piping pancakes, or hot morning cereals. It's the perfect extra touch for that breakfast in bed you're making.
7. My Cup of Cake $19.99
A warm delicious chocolate soufflé that's made in minutes in a charming, little mug. Mom can choose to lovingly share…or not!