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Gift ideas only a mother could love

Now more than ever, you need to celebrate Mom – as in, raise her spirits, not her stress level – on Mother’s Day, this Sunday, May 10. Whether you’ve been quarantined with her for the past eight weeks or have had to keep it safe and social distance from her, show your appreciation for all that makes her Mom with one of these gift ideas that are remote shopping-friendly!

Barnes and Noble, 3346 Reed St.

If you could read her mind, you’d know Mama needs to pick up a new read for the beach and quiet time to herself. Barnes and Noble is stocked with loads of must-have bestsellers – some even marked down to 50% off, like “Where the Crawdads Sing” – as well as puzzles, tech gadgets, chocolates (30% off Godiva Chocolates with curbside pickup), and more. Shop online and pick up curbside at: www.barnesandnoble.com. Call 843-238-2917 for more info.

Bijuju, 3092 Howard Ave.

This popular jewelry and accessory store is open by appointment Mother’s Day weekend, with steals and deals on almost everything! Schedule a time for you to shop and surprise Mom, or schedule some alone time for her to find a few treasures for herself! Call 843-839-1152 to make an appointment.

Centro Shoes, 3319 Reed St.

Walk a day in Mom’ shoes, and you’ll realize that her feet need to be oh-so-more comfortable in a pair of any of Centro’s cute sandals this summer. Centro also sells beautiful handmade jewelry! The store is open with safety as their main priority, complete with a hand sanitizing station at the front door and social distancing in practice. Call 843-492-3077 for more info.  

Chico’s, 4000 Howard Ave.

Pick out something fresh and fashion forward for Mom online at https://www.chicos.com/store/page/boutiques/154609324 and then coordinate a curbside pickup outside their doors, a service they started offering as of May 5. Call 843-238-3620 for more info.

Cold Stone Creamery, 4008 Deville St.

A sweet treat is almost as sweet as Mommy. Let her know she’s loved (for any motherly figure in your life may be) with an delicious, indulgent ice cream cake from Cold Stone Creamery! Call 843-238-2663 for delivery options, including having her cake delivered right to her door. She can really have her cake and eat it, too!

J.Jill, 3079 Howard Ave.

The physical store is temporarily closed, but that doesn’t mean you can’t let Mom shop for a fabulous outfit to show off post-pandemic with a J.Jill e-giftcard, e-delivered fast within 2 hours. Visit https://www.jjill.com/ for more info.

Southern Living Store, 3064 Howard Ave.

The store has opened back up for you to step right into a treasure trove of Southern surroundings and Mother’s Day gift ideas, including a wide array of colorful, live succulents that are half-off for a limited time. These plants can endure the South’s heat and sun, just as your love for Mom lives on forever! Call 843-945-2714 for more info.