How Will You Celebrate Your Mom This Sunday?

We know we don’t have to remind you that Mother’s Day is this Sunday. Ahem. You’ve probably already got something lovely and appropriate bought and wrapped, or reservations made at Mom’s favorite Sunday brunch hotspot.

But if you’re still pondering the perfect present for your parent, we have some fun ideas from These suggestions specifically apply to moms in the Bay Area, because so many UC Davis students and Tandem residents hail from there, but they could easily be repurposed to other locales, as well.

The Organic Mom
For the mom who loves everything local and pure, there are great options in every part of the Bay Area. Good Eggs delivers to many regions of the San Francisco Bay Area. They have an amazing selection of seasonal, organic veggies and fruits with stunning photos. Pick the ones you want and have them boxed, shipped, and dropped right at your doorstep.

Eco-fabulous mamas will absolutely love the 100% pure weekly Value Set from all natural, organic makeup and skincare line 100%. Order from the website or check out the Berkeley based location.

The Outdoorsy Mom
What? Mom is already out the door ready for some action? Just try to keep up and treat her to some extreme excitement.  Yoga Workshops on the Peninsula offer moms who love to move some relaxation at the same time. Mama like to climb higher and higher? Well keep pushing her and surprise her with rock climbing classes in Berkeley. Take advantage of our waterways and let your outdoor fitness pro work her upper body with a day of kayaking in Pt. Reyes.

The Urban Mom
City dwelling, public transportation using, urban-park loving yummy mummies will get a kick out these fantastic surprises. Mike’s Bikes, with locations in Marin, San Francisco, Pleasanton and Walnut Creek have a super awesome range of urban bikes just perfect for saving the earth and get some exercise while running errands. Doesn’t get much more hip than that. City mamas who like shaking their tail feathers will be thrilled to get a set of dance classes at ODC and if your CEO Mom comes attached with an iPad, make sure she does it in style with a neat iPad or iPhone case. No yard or patio in your itty-bitty city space? Bring in some springy-like joy this year with Greens in a Jar, a mobile landscape from local company Lila B.

The Foodie Mom
Cheese, fine dining, the best wines….this mama knows her palate. Encourage her to explore those taste buds even farther with these great gift options. One of the coolest organizations in the city, Cheese School SF offers a ton of courses on all types of cheeses from European cheeses to wine and cheese pairing courses.

San Francisco based Omnivore Books on Food might provide the perfect new cookbook for the Julia Child wannabe who rules the kitchen.

The Everything Mom
What about the awesome mommy who fits in with all these cool chicas? Pick any of these ideas above and be sure to add a big hug on for good measure. Here is a cheer to all the Red Tricycle moms, Happy Mother’s Day 2013!

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