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Mother's Day Gift Ideas

Mother's Day is a special occasion celebrated to honor motherhood and show appreciation for all the hard work and sacrifices that mothers make throughout their lifetimes. If you are looking for a perfect place to shop for your mom or any mother figure in your life, then Historic Galt, Downtown Cambridge is the right place for you! We are the home to many local boutiques, restaurants, and self-care businesses that offer unique and thoughtful gifts for Mother's Day.

You can find a variety of gift items such as jewelry, clothing, accessories, and skincare products in the boutiques in Downtown Cambridge!

Rookery Books - A Novel or Motherhood Book

Rookery Books is an independent book, games, and gift store in Historic Galt, Downtown Cambridge! Two books Alice recommends checking out are: Essential Labor - Mothers as Social Change by Angela Garbes and Mom, Can I Do My Laundry at Your House?: Poems from Your Adult Child by Olivia Roberts!


F.J. Brown & Sons - Jewelry & Giftwares

Started by Francis John Brown and his son Francis James, F.J. Brown & Son carries a beautiful selection of fine jewelry and watches as well as a unique selection of giftware such as art prints, vases and more.

House of Bamboo - Comfy Clothes or Home Goods

Gift the gift of comfort with bamboo textile products from the House of Bamboo! House of Bamboo products focus on the environment, sustainable, ethical, and socially Conscious Products including eco-friendly clothes and everyday living products for the home, bedroom, kitchen and bath, natural personal care and more.


The Art of Home - Hinza Bag

The Art of Home, located on Ainslie Street, is always creating new window displays and in-store vignettes to spark your gift-giving creativity! Check out their wide selection of gifts for the mother figure in your life! Their Hinza Bags make the perfect gift - they’re practical bags with an elegant design made from bio-based plastic! They’re perfect as a handbag, picnic basket or beach bag!


Check out more of the boutiques in Historic Galt, Downtown Cambridge!

Mother’s Day Brunch, Lunch & Dinner Options

Many restaurants offer special Mother's Day menus, so you can take your mom out for a delicious meal.

Grab some brunch from Foundry Tavern or Cambridge Mill during their Sunday brunches or get some coffee and a delicious pastry from Java Jax Good Roast Coffee, Monigram Coffee Roasters , Sugar Daddies Bakery and so many more!

Give your mom the gift of presence by treating her to lunch or dinner with you at one of the many restaurants in Downtown Cambridge including EVO Kitchen & Bar, Java Jaxx Good Roast Coffee, The Local Eatery, 13 Food & Beverage, Foundry Tavern, Cambridge Mill, and so many more!


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Treat Your Mom to Self-Care!

You can also gift the mom in your life a relaxing spa day or a massage at one of the local self-care businesses such as Pur Balance Massage Therapy and Facial Spa, Revive Massage Therapy, Luminous Med Spa & Wellness and more!


Looking to do an at-home spa day or treat your mom to some self-care products? Many of our beauty and wellness service providers in Downtown Cambridge also carry self-care products such as Forever Young Spa, Teal Street Skin + Esthetics, Hair Connection Cambridge among many others!


Take a Tour of Historic Galt, Downtown Cambridge!

In addition to shopping and dining, you can also take a stroll in the beautiful streets of Historic Galt, Downtown Cambridge, and enjoy the historic architecture, murals like The Galtway, and vibrant atmosphere of the area. There are many parks, outdoor art installations such as the Sculpture Garden, and green spaces where you can have a picnic, coffee, and sweets or simply sit, relax, and catch up! Check out some of our landmarks and attractions by visiting:


Make this Mother's Day special for your mom by taking her to Historic Galt, Downtown Cambridge, and giving her the perfect gift to show your love and appreciation for all she does!


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