This holiday season give mom the gift of endless love plus one of these incredible local Fox Valley treasures! From a pair of sparkly diamond stud earrings to a membership for an exclusive wine club, wrap up some happiness for that magnificent mama and get it under that Christmas tree pronto!
These gift ideas are a part of our Shop Local Series! To show our own love and support for small businesses, we encourage the community to shop local this holiday season. You will find unique gifts for everyone on your list and leave a lasting impact on the boutiques, shops, and businesses that are found in our wonderful community. Go Valley Kids is not compensated by local businesses on this list, we are providing the ideas as gifting inspiration!
Custom ‘Mom’ Wall Art from Fire Escape Art Studio
Make mom a special custom piece of wall art, just for her! Made of wood, the artwork includes up to four laser-cut names of choice, a set of four acrylic paints, and paintbrushes to create a masterpiece at home! The project is ready to gift as soon as it dries and measures 24.5 in. x 9.25 in.
- Fire Escape Art Studio, 423 N. Main Street, Oshkosh
Diamond Stud Earrings from Avenue Jewelers
Let mom dazzle in a pair of gorgeous 1.50-carat stud earrings in 14k white gold! The round, brilliant-cut is hypoallergenic and available in all sizes, fit for any budget. The earrings are truly a timeless classic that pairs with any style and outfit. Pick up a pair, delicately wrapped in a signature Avenue Jewelers blue box, to surprise mom this year!
- Avenue Jewelers, 303 E. College Avenue, Appleton
60-Minute Relaxation Float Session from Float Light
Book a float session to experience the world-famous, custom-built float suites and achieve pure relaxation! Visitors can heal the mind, body, and spirit through a sensory deprivation experience in a suite containing over 1,200 pounds of Epsom salt. Guests can control the light, sound, color and temperature of their float suite, allowing for the perfect relaxation experience.
- Float Light, 609 W. College Avenue, Appleton
Love You To The Moon Box from Angels Forever Windows of Light
Fill the home with love and light with a Starlight Crystal Wind Chime, Moon Cone Incense made of fine essential oils, Love You To The Moon and Back card, Clear Quartz Crystal energy stone and organza drawstring crystal pouch.
- Angels Forever Windows of Light, 310 W. College Avenue, Appleton
‘Slay All Day’ Stemless Wine Cup from Buds N’ Bloom Design Studio
Not only is this 9oz. cup sturdy, but it is chic! The double-walled, vacuum insulated wine cup includes a lid to prevent spills, has a stainless-steel interior and keeps beverages cold for 24-hours and if desired, hot for up to 12!
- Buds N’ Bloom Design Studio, 1876 Dickinson Road, De Pere
‘Be Strong and Courageous’ Wirebound Journal from St. Patrick’s Gifts & Books
A journal is the perfect gift for any writing enthusiast, including mom! St. Patrick’s offers a wide selection to choose from, including the ‘Be Strong and Courageous’ large print journal. The journal features 216 lined interior pages with printed inspirational scriptures, a colored hardcover and elastic closure band.
- St. Patrick’s Gifts & Books, 972 W. Northland Avenue, inside the Northland Mall, Appleton
Hot Stone Massage from Sunflower Spa
Give the gift of complete relaxation with a hot stone massage from the Sunflower Spa! The service uses smooth, heated basalt stones to massage the body to melt away stress, knead out knots and to release long-held tension. The session aims to promote harmony, balance, and peace – and trust us, this is what mom wants!
- Sunflower Spa, 1024 S. Olde Oneida Street, Appleton
Round Neck Ladder Sleeve Tunic from 2 Blondes
Made of a cotton and polyester blend, this tunic features cutout sleeves and best of all, can be customized in-store with glitter, foils, or shiny bling! Available in sizes S-3X, the comfy tunic can make any wardrobe pop!
- 2 Blondes, 461 N. Main Street, Oshkosh
Home Beauty Bundles & Lash Kits from Style Hook Up, LLC
Bring the salon into the home! Bundles include color, developer, a brush and instructions on application and processing time. Other hair products like shampoos, conditioners and style items can also be added to the bundles. Magnetic lash kits are also available!
- Style Hook Up, LLC, 432 W. Wisconsin Avenue, Suite C, Appleton
Mondo Periodic Table of Wine Club from Mondo Wine Bar
This just may be one of the most unique gifts yet! The Mono Periodic Table of Wine Club, exclusively though Mondo Wine Bar, is a visual roadmap and guide to follow on the quest to find the perfect wine. The table features lighter wines on top and richer wines as the table continues!
- Mondo Wine Bar, 220 W. College Avenue, Appleton
Hand Stamped Mother’s Necklace from Creative Juices Designs
Mom will love carrying around a memento of her most precious gems with a hand stamped Mother’s necklace. The necklace includes the name of each child in addition to a charm with their birth stone color. Angel charms can also be added for
- Creative Juices Designs, Based in Kimberly, order online or via phone
Phalaenopsis Orchid from All Tied Up Floral Cafe
The orchid, a symbol of strength, rare beauty and love is the perfect blooming plant for mom. The Phalaenopsis orchid comes with decorative moss and in a classic planter, making it a universal accent for any room. Best of all, orchids are resilient and are easy to care for inside the home during the chilly winter months, too.
- All Tied Up Floral Cafe, N474 Eisenhower Drive, Suite L, Appleton