Gifts Around Cincinnati You Can Get for Every Type of Mom in Your Life for Mother's Day

If you're still at a loss for what to give that mom in your life on Mother's Day, we're here to give you some ideas.

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Hey, Mother’s Day gift-buying procrastinators: Mother's Day is this Sunday, May 8. If you're still at a loss for what to give that mom in your life on Mother's Day, we're here to give you some ideas.

Given that there are a variety of moms and mother figures on the planet, we've supplied you with a variety of gifts as well (and Cincinnati has tons of great options). 

We pulled together a few of our 2022 reader-voted Best Of Cincinnati® shops and services picks for some gift inspiration that should please any mom you know.

For the sentimental mom, bring her tears of joy and print a great picture of the family and then go the extra step to get it framed at one of our reader-picked best frame shops:

  1. Michaels: Multiple locations, including 7800 Montgomery Road, Kenwood, michaels.com
  2. Hobby Lobby: Multiple locations, including 5045 Glencrossing Way, Price Hills, hobbylobby.com
  3. Fabulous Frames & Art: Multiple locations, including 17 W 4th St., Downtown, fabframes.com

For the plant moms in your life, grab something interesting (and not too difficult to take care of) at one of our reader-voted best plant stores:

  1. Fern: 6040 Hamilton Ave., College Hill; 737 E. McMillan St., Walnut Hills, fern-shop.com
  2. Natorp’s: 8601 Snider Road, Mason, natorp.com
  3. White Oak Gardens: 3579 Blue Rock Road, White Oak, whiteoakgardens.com

For the mom who spends a lot on her hair, show her you care by paying for her next trip to the salon. She may have her favorite salon ,but see if she’ll branch out and transform her 'do at one of the CityBeat readers' picks for best hair salon:

  1. High Five Salon: 1818 Race St., Over-the-Rhine, highfivesalon.com
  2. 501 Salon & Spa: 501 Fairfield Ave, Bellevue, 501salon.com
  3. Parlour: 2600 Woodburn Ave., East Walnut Hills, salonparlour.com

Sometimes, the best thing to get for your mom on Mother's Day is some time away from her family. Book her a weekend staycation at one of our reader-picked favorite local bed and breakfast spots:

  1. Gaslight Bed & Breakfast: 3652 Middleton Ave., Clifton, gaslightbb.com
  2. The Inn of Hyde Park: 3539 Shaw Ave., Hyde Park, innofhydepark.com
  3. Weller Haus Bed, Breakfast & Event Center: 319 Poplar St, Bellevue, wellerhaus.com

Moms deal with a lot — especially on holidays (even holidays celebrating them). So, for the mom that needs a drink, find some inspiration from our CityBeat readers' favorite liquor stores:

  1. The Party Source: 95 Riviera Dr., Bellevue, thepartysource.com
  2. Jungle Jim’s International Market: 4450 Eastgate S Dr., Batavia; 5440 Dixie Hwy., Fairfield, junglejims.com
  3. DEP’s Fine Wine & Spirits: 670 W 3rd St., Covington; 424 Alexandria Pike, Fort Thomas, depsfinewine.com

For the last-minute gift-giver, you can't go wrong with a heartfelt message. While you’ll have to come up with that message yourself, you can put it on a beautiful card from one of our reader-voted best paper goods stores:

  1. Joseph-Beth Booksellers: 2692 Madison Road, Norwood, josephbeth.com
  2. M. Hopple & Co.: 7920 Hosbrook Road, mhopple.com
  3. Paper Wings: 1207 Vine St., Over-the-Rhine, shoppaperwings.com

If you don’t feel like getting creative and just want a crowd-pleaser, get some flowers. Every mom wants something beautiful for their home, so go with the safe bet and find some inspiration from our readers' favorite florists:

  1. Adrian Durban Florist: 3401 Clifton Ave., Clifton, adriandurban.com
  2. Daisy Jane’s Flower Truck: 772 E McMillan St., Walnut Hills, daisyjanesflowertruck.com
    3. Gia & the Blooms: 114 E 13th St., Over-the Rhine, giablooms.com

Some people may disagree, we think dog moms also deserve a shoutout on Mother's Day. To celebrate your favorite dog mom, pick up something special for their pup at one of our reader-voted best pet supply stores:

  1.  PetSmart: Multiple locations, including 3401 Alamo Ave., Oakley, petsmart.com
  2. Pet Wants: 1813 Pleasant St., Over-the-Rhine, petwantscincy.com
  3. Pet People: Multiple locations, including 3663 Michigan Ave., Hyde Park, petpeople.com

For the cool mom decked out in tattoos or piercings (or even the mom is open to getting some ink for the first time), get her a gift card for a piercing or tattoo service at one of our readers' favorite piercing and tattoo studios:

Best Piercing Studios:

  1. Beelistic Tattoo: 2510 W. Clifton Ave., CUF; 2703 Vine St., Short Vine, 2115 Beechmont Ave., Mt. Washington, beelistic.com
  2. Skincraft Piercing & Tattoo: 4036 Hamilton Ave., Northside, skincraft.us
  3. Cincinnati Tattoo & Piercing Co.: 4951 Glenway Ave., West Price Hill, cincinnatitattoo.com

Best Tattoo Shop:

  1. Designs by Dana: 4167 Hamilton Ave., Northside; 631 Main St., Covington, danatattoo.com
  2. White Whale Tattoo: 722 Main St., Downtown, whitewhaletattoo.com
  3. Flying Tiger Tattoo: 6081 Montgomery Road, Pleasant Ridge, flying-tiger-tattoo.com

For the mom that just needs to chill out (don’t tell her that, though), get her a gift certificate for a day of relaxation at one of our readers' favorite day spas: 

  1. Woodhouse Day Spa: Multiple locations, including 9370 Montgomery Road, Montgomery, woodhousespas.com
  2. Mitchell’s Salon & Day Spa: Multiple locations, including 2692 Madison Road, Norwood, mitchellssalon.com
  3. 501 Salon & Spa: 501 Fairfield Ave, Bellevue, 501salon.com

Moms need a little something to take the edge off, and while weed hasn't been legalized in Ohio just yet, you can still grab some CBD products for a mom who needs it. Find some inspiration from our reader-voted best CBD retailers:

  1. Kentucky Botanical Co.: 406 Fairfield Ave., Bellevue, kybotanicalco.com
  2. Ohio CBD Guy: 2817 Woodburn Ave., Woodburn, ohiocbdguy.com
  3. Hemptations: 2034 Madison Road, ​O'Bryonville; 11353 Lebanon Road, Sharonville; 4179 Hamilton Ave., Northside, hemptations.com

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