Mom: a best friend, a shoulder to cry on and a sounding board all wrapped in
one. Whether she is a baker, a cook or an avid sampler, gift your mom’s taste
buds this go-around. Peruse what Maple Grove has to offer and pick up gifts and
treats for the mom in your life to brew, munch on or use to cook in style. Show
your her how much you care—it’s almost Mother’s Day, after all.
From Strawberry Blush Rose to Samurai Chai and Monkey Picked Oolong, Teavana
carries more than 100 flavors. With the ability to mix and match, the options
truly are endless. Gift your mom with the perfect cup of tea.
4–$30 for 2 oz., Teavana
With Teavana’s selection of contour tumblers, your mom can take her cup to go
with guaranteed warmth for six hours. It includes a removable tea basket,
allowing her to steep tea anywhere, anytime. Choose from a sleek pewter-,
cranberry-, grape- or avacado-colored, stainless steel design.
Teavana sells several gift sets. Manager Michelle Kroells says the most
popular option for Mother’s Day is the Teavana copper gift set. It features a
tea maker, four teas (Matevana, Roobis chai, strawberry lemonade and Sakura
Allure green tea), four tins, 1 lb. of rock sugar and a teaspoon.
Perhaps your mom needs something a bit stronger. When tea simply won’t do,
allow her to brew up a cup of the good stuff. 1 or 2 espresso shots—no judgment
here. The Nespresso VertuoLine brews both true American coffee and authentic
Italian espresso. The computerized custom-brew is just right each time.
Give your mom a basket from The Oilerie that includes Salad Days, a cookbook
by Pam Powell, a recipe book chock-full of delectable salad concoctions. Owner
Terri Chaffer pairs each salad in the book with one of the shop’s oils and
balsamic vinegars—guaranteeing unique and zesty blends with a healthy twist, all
in a basket.
$72, The Oilerie
Great for a mid-afternoon snack or a party appetizer, the chicken empanadas
is an example of the kind of meal you can drop by Let’s Dish! and pick up for
mom. It puts a twist on a calzone. Chicken, corn, cheddar-jack cheese, jalapenos
and refried beans are enveloped in a baked crust. Call them to have a ready-made
item scheduled for pickup, and grab a gift card while you are there.
$25, full, $15, half, Let’s Dish!
“A Meal in a Box” defies the odds of creating simple yet tasty fare. The meal
gift set includes garlic parsley fettuccine, rosemary garlic seasoning, sun
dried tomato bruschetta, garlic olive oil and 25-year aged balsamic vinegar. Top
it off with the goodness of chocolate-covered almonds.
$54, The Oilerie
Oils and vinegars aren’t simply for hearty meals. They find a home in baking
too. Choose between the ooey gooey chocolate brownie or scrumptious cookie
mixes. Skip the simple vanilla and pair it with lemon, cinnamon or vanilla olive
oils. Owner Terri Chaffer recommends the tasty combo of Vanilla Variation Mix
coupled with orange olive oil and cherry balsamic sauce.
$38.99, The Oilerie
Cook in Style
From baking a cake to cooking up a stew, bowls come in handy. This stylish
10-piece glass set includes bowls of all sizes, perfect for many ingredients.
They’re suitable for either hot or cold foods, doubling their use, and are
Cookbooks may be a thing of the past for your mom. Williams-Sonoma’s Smart
Tools Kitchen Stand finds a home for tablets in the kitchen. It allows for an
easy glance through recipes. Choose from white, silver or red base colors.
Enhance your mom’s cooking experience with the addition of a Blue Tooth speaker.
She’s worth it!
$49.95, $199.95 with speaker, Williams-Sonoma //
Where to Shop:
12113 Elm Creek Blvd.
12229 Elm Creek Blvd.
13551 Grove Drive
12187 Elm Creek Blvd.