What Moms Want :: A Gift Guide for Moms, By Moms


With Mother’s Day approaching, shopping is in full swing. And who better to recommend where to shop locally for moms, than moms themselves? We’ve put together some of our contributors’ favorite spots for gifts that are great locations to shop for Mother’s Day, and all year long! 

Our Local Gift Favorites


Silver Spoon Bake Shop

These amazing pastries make the perfect gift for any occasion, and while you’re there, don’t miss out on their delicious coffee! 



Ally and Elouise Bakeshop

Visit their two locations in Columbia and don’t miss out on the amazing macarons! 


The Collective

Find beautiful gifts for anyone on your list at this creative studio that features home decor, jewelry, clothing, and more! 

CMA Shop

Columbia Museum of Art Gift Shop

Enjoy the beautiful art work, and don’t forget to pick up a gift for someone special in the CMA Shop! Not only will you find unique gifts created by local artists, but your purchase helps to support the museum’s programs and exhibits.


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Indah Coffee

Indah Coffee is the perfect gift for the coffee-lovers in your life! Visit either of their two locations in Columbia, or order whole bean coffee from their website! 


Evolution through Chocolate

Who doesn’t love chocolate? Give the gift of some of their chocolate barks and more! 


The Gourmet Shop

Whether it’s cookware, wine, or some of their delicious deli items, your friends and family will love a gift from The Gourmet Shop! 



Tiffany’s Bakery and Eatery

Give the gift of beautifully decorated baked goods to anyone on your list from this local spot with a full menu of options for cakes, petit fours, and brownies. 


Spotted Salamander Cafe and Catering

Treat someone on your shopping list to brunch or lunch at The Spotted Salamander Cafe and Catering, and enjoy their creative southern cuisine! 


Fireflies Tickets

It’s the perfect time to gift some tickets a The Columbia Fireflies baseball game! Enjoy the beautiful Segra Park and take in a game. With activities for the kids, and tons of great food and drink options, there’s truly something for everyone here. 


Mast General Store

With something for anyone on your list, Mast General Store is a must when it’s time to shop for gifts. You’ll find clothing, great gift items, candies, and more here for all ages! 


Wingard’s Market

Head to Lexington to visit this beautiful garden center for someone on your list! Make sure to also visit their gift shop full of unique items, produce, and garden art. 

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The Nifty Gifty

Give a unique gift to someone special and also check out their apparel and accessories. They’ll wrap the gifts you choose too! 



Pelliclaude Boutique

Find beautiful and truly unique jewelry and art prints created by local artists! 


fuse Massage Therapy

This award winning studio is a great choice for someone on your list. Give a gift card and give them the opportunity for pampering and relaxation! 

Be sure to check out these amazing local businesses as you begin writing your gift lists and remember to shop locally when you can! What places would you add to the list?


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