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Top Spots For Mother’s Day Gifts In Connecticut

April 29, 2014 8:00 AM

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With Mother’s Day fast approaching, it is your opportunity to say thanks to your mom, grandmother, wife, aunt, sister or friend. Saying thanks can come in many ways. You can select an activity for her to enjoy on her own, make memories by doing an activity together or find the prefect product to make her smile. An additional resource for ideas to honor the special woman or women in your life is the previously published article, Best Mother’s Day Gifts In Connecticut.

A Moment Away
61 Curtiss St.
Southington, CT 06489
(860) 426-9122
www.amomentawayspa.com

The perfect way to relax is at the hands of a professional masseuse. A gift card to A Moment Away spa will allow the special person in your life to unwind and take some time to herself. This spa’s menu of services includes but is not limited to massage, facial treatments, body wraps, hydrotherapy and feet or hand services. If your special lady wants to gather friends or other family members, A Moment Away has a room dedicated to spa parties where guests can bring wine and food to help enjoy a day with no distractions.

The Connecticut Country Store
89 Flanders Road
Coventry, CT 06238
(860) 377-0700
www.connecticutcountrystore.com

If your mom has a green thumb, you can find all of the garden items to fulfill her wish list. The Connecticut Country Store has flower and vegetable plants from A to Z. This is a hometown business that sells homemade gifts, shrubs and landscaping materials. What makes it unique is its local maple syrup and honey, supporting Connecticut’s own farms.

Gouveia Vineyards
1339 Whirlwind Hill Road
Wallingford, CT 06492
(203) 265-5526
www.gouveiavineyards.com

Gouveia Vineyards is one of the wineries and vineyards that’s part of the Connecticut Wine Trail. Located at the top of a hill, it overlooks Wallingford and surrounding towns, providing Kodak-moment views and sunsets. The vineyard provides two options for Mother’s Day gifts: gift cards or hands-on experiences. Allow your mom to plan a day at the vineyard on her own or bring your mom and family to the vineyard for an enjoyable day out. The vineyard offers wine tastings or glasses and bottles of your favorite wines. Visitors are permitted to bring their own food and snacks.

Related: Best Mother’s Day Gifts In Connecticut

Mohegan Sun Arena
1 Mohegan Sun Blvd.
Uncasville, CT 06382
(888) 226-7711
www.mohegansun.com

Mohegan Sun is known for being one of Connecticut’s casinos. It is unique in all of the attractions, restaurants and hotel it provides. Located inside the casino is the Mohegan Sun Arena, attracting some of the most popular musical tours in the country including Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, Bruce Springsteen and Alan Jackson. Each comedy show and concert hosted at this venue attracts a variety of interests and crowds. The events and concerts are listed on the website. Purchase a concert ticket for your mom this Mother’s Day.

Mozzicato Italian Bakery
125 New Britain Ave.
Plainville, CT 06062
(860) 793-2253
www.mozzicatobakery.com

For some, food is the way to the soul. If your mother, grandmother, aunt or sister loves sweets and Italian baked goods, stop by Mozzicato. This bakery will draw you in with its delicious, fresh scents. Choose from rows of cakes, breads, cookies, pastries and gelato. Bring a box full to your Mother’s Day celebration. Mozzicato has bakeries located in Plainville, Wallingford and Hartford.

Related: Top Spots To Buy Mother’s Day Gifts In Connecticut

Kimberly Ord is a freelance writer and lifetime resident of Connecticut. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.
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