All I Want for Mother’s Day…

April 22, 2015 , In: Gift Guide for Her, Gift Idea , With: One Comment

Card from 417Press (Montreal-based!)

Because… sometimes we need to be reminded!

Preservation Society by Camilla Wynne

Preservation Society Home Preserves: 100 Modern Recipes

Because… I’ve been a fan of local gal Camilla’s preserves forever and can’t wait to recreate them at home.

Lip Balm Collection from Evy Jo & Co

Lip Balm Collection from Evy Jo & Co (Montreal-based)

Because… I may not manage a full face of makeup but at least my lips will be soft.

iPhone Case by Sandra Arduini Photo & Design

iPhone case by Sandra Arduini Photo & Design

Because… it’s so damn pretty.

DIY Naturally Dying EFloralia - Local Ethical Flowers in Quebecaster Eggs with Floralia

Bouquet of Flowers from Floralia

Because… flowers are always in style, especially if they are local and ethical.

Tiffany Kunz - Medium Basel Ring in Bronze

Tiffany Kunz Ring

Because… simple but stylish and no rocks that hang out and dig into my baby’s face.

Milk Bar Life: Recipes and StoriesMilk Bar Life: Recipes & Stories

Because… summer calls for ice cream and cake and the first Momofuku Milk Bar cookbook was… amazing!

Lazypants - Strawberry 'Niki'

Lazypants – ‘The Niki’ Original Style 3-End Fabric Lazypants in Strawberry

Because… even though we promised ourselves we were going to try to dress up more, these Canadian made sweatpants are perfect (and let’s face it… my sweatpants get a lot of use)

Province of Canada Tee in White

Province of Canada Tee in White

Because… I need a top to go with my sweat pants!  And this shows national pride without being too ‘Canada Day on Parliament Hill’

Huit Wild Poppy Swimsuit at Anthropologie

Huit Wild Poppy Swimsuit at Anthropologie

Because… that pattern and those colours are amazing.  Plus, I will be at the pool A LOT.

Momosas Cover Image

Momosas: Fun Alcohol-Free Drinks for Expecting Moms

Because… even though I like my booze, getting wasted while having to look after young kids is never fun (or smart!)  And Perrier gets boring.

 Dress Champ de Coquelicots at AnthropologieDress by Paper Crown + Rifle Paper Co. at Anthropologie

Because… I’ll always feel elegant wearing this.

 Ps Also check out Gifts for a New Mom, a previous Mother’s Day Gift Guide and jewelry gift ideas.


ops Need more ideas?  Check out my Etsy picks here.  More shops are being added all the time, and most of the goods are from right here in Montreal.

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Michelle Little

Writer & Photographer

Originally from the prairies and now in Montreal, I love exploring new places, eating great food and modern design. I'm mom of two wild things and paper and cake make me happy. Photographing your cutie family would make me very happy.

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