• MOTHER'S DAY gift guide - scroll down for meal DEALs and gift ideas

  • Dining SPECIALS

    Blind Faith Cafe

    525 Dempster St

    Serving globally inspired menus, Blind Faith is a certified green restaurant transforming the way people enjoy vegetarian cuisine. Serving Brunch on Mother's Day. Reservations reccomended.

    Firehouse Grill

    750 Chicago Ave

    Our patio and indoor dining will be open from 11:30am - 9:00pm on Mother's Day! Or treat Mom to a special Mother's Day Brunch picked up from Firehouse Grill to go!

     

    Our delicious meal has something for everyone, if you like sweet brunch or savory! Add on Mimosas for a bonus!

     

    Pre-order by 5/7 for pickup.

    Homestead Meats Giveaway!

    1305 Chicago Ave

    Secret Mother's Day Drawing

    Enter to win a Mother's Day Dinner Prize Pack: three petite (6 oz.) boneless New York Strip steaks and a curated selection of three charcuterie meats plus one cheese. Two prizewinners will be randomly selected.

     

    To enter, all you need to do is call the shop and mention the words "secret sale." We'll add your name to the hat. Entries are due by noon on Friday, May 7. We will notify the winner by phone on Friday afternoon. Items are perishable (and are perfect for a Mother's Day celebration), so please enter only if you can visit the shop to pick up the prize this weekend.

    The Lucky Platter & The Platter Pantry

    512-514 Main St

    The Lucky Platter always has Quiche, Family Chicken or Veggie Pot Pies and soups in the Platter Pantry! With all the other goodies (small batch toffee, Portuguese Tea, Jeni’s Ice Cream) it is a great spot for a one stop Mothers Day shop.

    Oceanique: They're Only Open One Sunday a Year!

    505 Main St

    YES we will be OPEN on Sunday, May 9th for Mother's Day offering our A la Carte Menu. Seating 4pm- 8pm. Not dining indoors yet? Order some extraordinary pastry or ice cream to-go!

    Reprise Coffee Roasters

    710 Main St

    Enjoy Reprise's signature Lavender Latte, made with a simple syrup infused with lavender grown by Adam's mom herself. 20% off all lavender lattes, including half gallons to go. PLUS ... Elena's Garden Pop Up! Pre-order flowers and pick them up when you get your joe.

    Union Pizzeria

    1245 Chicago Ave

    We just opened up May 9th reservations for Mother's Day Brunch on Resy.com.

     

    We'll also have plenty of Peach Bellinis and Bloody Mary's flowing if your in the mood!

    YoFresh Cafe

    635 Chicago Ave

    MOM and ME Strawberry Parfait. $5.99, Buy one, get one free for Mom. Mother's Day weekend at YoFresh Cafe. Saturday and Sunday, May 8-9th.

  • Experiences

    Zero Waste, Sustainable Self Care

    Mommy Meditation Class

    Clairvoyant Center of Chicago

    941 Chicago Ave

    Starting May 1 (4 wks) Some of the topics will include - your energy as mom with sensitive children, space for

    individuality, intuitive awareness, and relating to your challenges in a different light.

    Totally New You

    Lea Med Spa

    719 Main St

    • Buy 100 Units of Botox - get one free lip filler
    • Buy 2 syringes of lip filler - get 20 units of Botox free
    • Buy 4 PDO Thread - get 2 PDO Thread free
    • Buy whole body hair removal (4 sessions) - get 1 free lip injection

    Mommy Makeover!

    Evanston Eye Wellness

    716 Main St

    Marie Parie Boutique

    508 Main St

    Raizel Designs

    729 Chicago Ave

    Submission Guidelines:

    Entry Deadline, Friday April 30th 2021

     

    Submit a 500 Word or Less Statement, on the Theme “Why My Mother Deserves To Be Honored” & A Clear Photo of your Mother

     

    Email Entries to makeovermdm@gmail.com

    • Open to Evanston, IL Residents18 or Older
    • You must have permission from the Mother and any and all persons identified or otherwise referred to in your Statement
    • Odds of winning depend upon the number of eligible Entries. One Winner Will be Chosen.
    • Entries will be judged and (4) four finalist to be Selected. Finalist & their statements will be shared publicly via Facebook and Voted on using the 'Like' Feature
    • Winning Entry Agrees to their Image being Used for Social Media & Promotional Purposes

    Winner Announced Sunday, May 9th, 2021

    NEW SPA ALERT

    Rock Star Nails & Spa

    635 Chicago Ave

    Rock Star is a genuine wow. Lots of space for multiple Moms!

    Relaxation & Day Spa Services

    Eden Agora Spa

    500 Main St

    Manicure, pedicure, massage, facials and more. Gift Cards available.

    Luxury Facial Treatments

    Elite Esthetic Center

    1041 Chicago Ave

    Genuine Luxury, guaranteed to leave you relaxed and your skin glowing. Gift cards available.

  • DELICIOUS TREATS

    Drinking and DIY Dining

    Essential for Mom Health

    Kombucha Brava

    717 Custer St

    Moms have guts. Some Kombucha or a gift card from Brava is essential for mother's gut health. :)

    The Freshest Ingredients

    Village Farmstand

    810 Dempster St

    Grab ingredients from this online farmers market and make a great meal for Mom.

    Cook Something Amazing

    Homestead Meats

    1305 Chicago Ave

    If Mom is the family cook? Give her a night off!

    Bean-to-Bar Handmade Chocolates

    Noir d'Ebene Chocolat et Patisserie

    1309 Chicago Ave

    Try the rose-infused chocolates. Trust us.

    Herbs and More

    In Fine Fettle Holistic Health Center & Wellness Boutique

    900 Chicago Ave, Suite 100 (Main St entrance)

    Incense, essential oils, herbs, and more

    Artisan Chocolates

    Belgian Chocolatier Piron

    509 Main St

    Delicious house-made chocolates in impeccable packages.

    CBD Treats

    Botanica Plant-based Health

    1306 Chicago Ave

    Chocolate, gummies, gift baskets and more.

    A Really Good Bottle of Wine

    The Wine Goddess

    702 Main St

    But seriously, a really good bottle of wine.

    A Really Good Beer

    The Wine Goddess

    702 Main St

    But seriously, a really good beer.

  • WEARABLES

    Cool Clothing and Gorgeous Jewelry

    Vintage and Modern Jewelry

    Cottage Jewelers

    530 Dempster St

    Buy a gorgeous piece, or sell something you're not wearing!

    Shop to Help the YWCA

    YWCA Crowded Closet

    824 Dempster St

    Proceeds from all sales at this adorable thrift shop support the mission of the YWCA Evanston-North Shore

    Jewelry for All Budgets

    Virag Jewelers

    703 Main St

    Jewelry from local artisans, and fine pieces too

    For the Girly Girl

    Marie Parie Boutique

    508 Main St

    Half Paris chic, half rock n' roll, Marie Parie is full of frilly French fancies. Guaranteed to please.

    Artisan Jewelry

    stumble & relish

    1310 Chicago Ave

    Artisan Jewelry for every style, sourced locally

    Fair Trade Gifts

    Ten Thousand Villages

    915 Chicago Ave

    When you purchase gifts from TTV, an artisan from an emerging country earns a fair wage

    Designer Thrift Apparel

    Classy Closet Consignment

    701 Washington St

    Great looks at even better prices

    All the Fun Jewelry

    niceLena & Friends

    1235 Chicago Ave

    Handmade jewelry in bright colors and fun designs

    Custom Designed Jewelry

    Christopher Duquet Fine Jewelry Design

    1244 Chicago Ave

    Choose a piece from a Duquet collection, or design your own!

  • SELF CARE

    Spa it Yourself!

    Mindful

    Self-Care

    In Fine Fettle Holistic Health Center & Wellness Boutique

    900 Chicago Ave, Suite 100 (Main St entrance)

    Incense, essential oils, herbs, and more

    Bespoke Self-Care

    The Alchemist's Wife

    917 Chicago Ave

    Perfumes, bath bombs, face and body lotions and grooming products for all genders

    Living Gifts

    Cultivate Urban Rainforest & Gallery

    704 Main Street

    Calling Plant Parents! Bring a sweet new plant into your life.

    Calming Incense,

    Gorgeous Apparel

    TIBETGift Chicago

    828 Dempster St

    The widest selection of incense and incense holders in the whole neighborhood, along with beautiful Tibetan jewelry.

    CBD Treats

    Botanica Plant-based Health

    1306 Chicago Ave

    Chocolate, gummies, gift baskets and more.

    Easy Listening

    Squeezebox Books & Music

    743 Main St

    Your first source for calming music. Second-hand vinyl, cards, books and gifts, all at extremely affordable prices

  • other fun stuff

    So many amazing options, so little space

    Custom Gifts with Whimsy

    niceLena & Friends

    1235 Chicago Ave

    Personalize mugs, coasters, candles, jewelry, ornaments, and really, almost anything you can think of at Lena's

    The Perfect Card

    stumble & relish

    1310 Chicago Ave

    This store is full of fun, whimsical gifts, and you WILL find the perfect card for Mom

    DIY Art Kits

    Art Makers Outpost

    609 South Blvd

    At-home art kits are available to take and make the perfect card, jewelry, coasters, posters and more. All materials are recycled, so your creations are supporting sustainability too!

    Treat Your Pet Moms too!

    Follow Your Nose

    917 Chicago Ave

    Treats, clothing, accessories and more for your furry companions

    Housewares, Decor and More

    Ten Thousand Villages

    915 Chicago Ave

    When you purchase gifts from TTV, an artisan from an emerging country earns a fair wage

    Original Fine Art

    TremainART

    838 Custer St

    Check TremainART to see current offerings in stock

    Gifts for your Rock n' Roll Mom

    Marie Parie Boutique

    508 Main St

    Half Paris chic, half rock n' roll, Marie Parie is full of frilly French fancies. Guaranteed to please.

    Vintage Gifts

    Secret Treasures Antiques & Collectibles

    605 Dempster St

    Cards and gifts from yesteryear at great prices

    SPACE Merch

    Evanston SPACE

    1245 Chicago Ave

    Candles, apparel, mugs, keychains and gift cards available from SPACE

    One of a Kind Handmade Pottery

    The Pot Shop

    1244 Chicago Ave

    Incredibly beautiful and extremely practical, all handmade here in Evanston

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