Written By: Leise Trueblood

Moms deserve the best every year on Mother’s Day, but this year, they deserve a little extra TLC. Whether they’ve been your constant source of reassurance, new homeschool teacher, at-home chef, or especially a frontline healthcare hero, Moms are working overtime to take care of everyone around them. But now it’s their turn to be taken care of. Pamper Mom with one of the gifts below to show your appreciation for all she’s doing in these difficult and unusual times. Many of these treats and trinkets can be shipped from Nantucket right to your doorstep, and your purchase will help small local businesses struggling to get through this time. So whether you can be with your Mom this Mother’s Day, or if you’re staying home to help keep her safe, send her something that will make her smile and remind her of her favorite isle. Here’s to the Moms!


Now that many mothers are staying home, there’s no better time to spoil her with the ultimate piece of cozywear: a plush velour terry bathrobe ($132) from 28 Centre Pointe. This robe (a collab with Cece DuPraz) also comes with custom embroidery of Nantucket Island in corresponding robe color. Divine!


If your Mom is the chef of the house and doing more cooking than usual, deck her out in this ultra-chic apron ($69) from Eleish Van Breems. Made with 100% linen and featuring adjustable ribbon straps around the neck and waist, she’ll feel like the Barefoot Contessa whether she’s making a simple grilled cheese for lunch or delectable coq au vin for dinner.


Just because Mom’s working from home, it doesn’t mean she doesn’t want to dress up for a Zoom meeting every once in a while. Help spruce up her WFH ‘fit with this chic Peplum-Back Dickey Jacket ($650) from Veronica Beard. The best part? It comes in Nantucket Red!


If Mom can’t get to Brunch with her friends, bring the Brunch vibe to her with this playful Anecdote candle ($24) from Milly & Grace. Called “Bottomless Mimosa,” the delicious citrus & bergamot aroma promises “good vibes and fresh gossip.” Need we say more?


Keep Mom caffeinated (and safely socially-distant) with a Roastd gift card. Online ordering is now available so she can order ahead and pickup her drink curbside! Plus, she might love to relax with some of Roastd’s natural wellness products, including lots of CBD-infused treats.


Nantucket Looms doesn’t mess around when it comes to Mom’s big day – they have a whole Mother’s Day section on their website! It’s hard for us to pick a favorite gift from their edit, but if we had to choose, it would be one of their sumptuous wraps. This Lilac Handwoven Cashmere Poncho ($495) caught our eye, and they have plenty more colors and styles to choose from in the guide.


Let’s be honest: Moms (and the rest of us) need little extra pep in their step to get through these long quarantine days. Is she hearing whining but really wants to be wining? Epernay Wine & Spirits to the rescue! Grab a bottle of Donelan Chardonnay “Nancie” 2015 ($63) for her to start happy hour off in style (whether that’s at 5pm or 11am – no judgement here).


The second it’s safe to return to the island, Mom will have so much fun filling this Nantucket Map Tote ($88) from Murray’s Toggery Shop with all her vacation clothes. Also, grab this cheeky and fun grown-up Nantucket coloring book ($20) to put in the bag when you give it to her. It’s a great de-stressor, and before she knows it she’ll be back on the Rock in real life!



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