Mother’s Day in Des Moines | Support Local Businesses

Mother’s Day in Des Moines | Support Local Businesses

Mother’s Day in Des Moines, Iowa | Support Local Businesses

Mother’s Day is just around the corner and during this time, mom’s need some lovin’ and caring more than ever. Mother’s Day is a terrific opportunity to support local in Des Moines, Iowa. Many small businesses are offering amazing deals and products. We have created a list of some of our favorite Des Moines local businesses. Take note and make sure you purchase something special for the Mother in your life.

Art Terrarium

Art Terrarium is one of my favorite places in Des Moines, Iowa. No matter the weather outside, Art Terrarium offers the most luscious green plants. This space is a place for kids to create, but also a great place to shop gifts. Best part? They have an online store and offer pickup and delivery. Schedule her a ‘Virtual Plant Styling Session’ and get her a gift card and you are good to go!

Brightside Kitchen

Brightside Kitchen is filled with amazing yummies. You would never know that everything is strictly vegan. They are teaming up with another local favorite, Fresh Cafe & Market to offer a Mother’s Day Brunch delivered right to your door. Brunch includes garlic herb biscuits & mushroom gravy, fresh fruit, plant-based bacon, a special juice blend and more.

Creme Cupcake + Dessert

Creme Cupcake + Dessert is my favorite at all times during the year. Not just special occasions! If she is a lover of sweets order their bake and take cinnamon rolls for breakfast, or purchase their DIY cupcake kit for a fun activity to do as a family. Keep an eye on their Facebook page as they are regularly announcing fun packages to celebrate special occasions which may or may not include a fun cocktail.

The Haute Homemaker

If the woman in your life closet is anything like mine, they may want some assistance from an expert. The Haute Homemaker, aka Sarah Kelly is a wardrobe consultant and knows her stuff! She specializes in closet curating and wardrobe capsules. She will be able to help clean out the closet and create stylish outfits with items already owned. Your mom, wife, or best friend will thank you for this practical gift.

H. Prall & Co. Virtual Design

Hilary Prall is one of my favorite people to follow on social media. She is always inspiring me to do or finish a project around the house. She is so creative! If the mom in our life loves to decorate or has a favorite room that needs an uplift, buy her a gift card for a virtual design session with Hilary. You may even fall in love with the newly decorated room. That is a win-win!


KIN DSM is another one of my favorite shops in Des Moines, Iowa. It is filled with magical self-care items and jewelry. Buy a gift card or reach out via Facebook, Instagram or email and Heather, the owner of KIN DSM, can help select some amazing items to gift.

Northern Vessel

What mom does not need caffeine?! And delivered to the door? Score! Norther Vessel has quickly become my favorite coffee shop. They offer delicious coffee and they are super nice! Purchase a gift card or purchase coffee and have it delivered on Mother’s Day. She will LOVE it.


If you follow RoCa on Facebook you may have also drooled over their amazing shared plates and pre-mixed cocktails they are offering for takeout and delivery. I know that THIS is on my Mother’s Day list. Support an amazing small business restaurant and enjoy their goodness at home.

Wildflower DSM

Wildflower Des Moines is not your average flower shop. Every bouquet I have ever purchased or seen from their shop has been beautiful and unique. An arrangement from them is truly a treat! They are also offering free delivery on all orders.

Your Private Bar

I stumbled across Your Private Bar a few weeks ago. We ordered a Mimosa Basket for Easter morning and it was perfect! They delivered straight to our door and created the cutest arrangement full of everything we needed to make mimosas. They create all sorts of baskets, but if you are wanting something specific, send them an email.


Hilary Prall has created an All-Iowa Virtual Shop Hop! Follow a few steps and be entered in to win a grand prize worth $588. The giveaway closes April 26, so make sure you enter in soon! You will also want to take advantage of all the amazing discount codes being offered by some of my favorite local creators including B.E. Happe, Cheers Ink, Dash Coffee Roasters, Doe a Deer Design, and so much more.

Create a whole goody basket of fun stuff by using their special discount codes!

Erin Huiatt

Erin is a reliable resource and stepping stone for women and families to find support and make connections within our community. She wants families to feel confident to reach out and ask for help and advice to get pointed in the right direction. She enjoys traveling and exploring with her two children in tow!

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