Moms do it all. They take care of everyone else before they take care of themselves. This Mother’s Day, we’ve curated a box with essentials in mind so moms can feel taken care of every day. Handpicked and tested by our team, this collection of local items is the perfect way to say thank you to the special mama in your life. Pick up your own “Mama Bird” today and show mom just how much you care this Mother’s Day. Photography by our friend, BethCath.
Learn more about the products and the artists that make them below!
A small treat to eat while you unpack your gifts…
Mini Chocolate Bar - Mademoiselle Miel, @mademoisellemiel
This bean-to-bar chocolate is sweetened with local maple sugar and made in small batches in St. Paul, Minnesota. Meant to be enjoyed while you unpack your gifts!
The balm that will never leave your purse...
All purpose balm - WorkerB, @worker.b
By harnessing the potency of bee-created ingredients straight from the hive, Worker B has crafted the very best of what nature, and the bees, have to offer. Made with beeswax, olive oil, raw honey, and other natural ingredients, this balm is perfect for chapped lips, rough elbows, or cuticles. We love the subtle and beautiful smell - perfect to toss in your bag and use on the go.
A wallet for on the go mamas…
No. 612 Slim Leather Wallet - Montgomery Collections, @montgomerycollection
Inspired by travel and the stories and people we encounter on the journey, the Montgomery Collection features handcrafted leather goods perfect for on-the-go individuals. This slim leather wallet was designed around the simplicity of the Whitney Bridge, an iconic spot in Minneapolis. Replace your bulky billfold with this slim wallet and enjoy a lighter load on your next trip out the door. Store up to four credit card, business cards, or IDs.
For all your daily to-do lists…
Mini Notepads - Dick and Jane Letterpress, @dickandjane_letterpress
Founded by husband and wife, Brian and Natalie Durk, Dick & Jane Letterpress is a decade old print business crafting quality, affordable products in St. Paul, MN. From wedding invitations to Spyhouse coffee bags, this family-run business does it all. Use this notepad for your daily to-dos, work notes, or daydream doodles.
To protect and soothe your lips...
Vanilla Lemon Lip Balm- Kind Lips, @kindlips
Inspired by a lesson he learned from his mom as a young kid to always be kind to others, Josh Neuman, set out to create a product that was not only all natural but that also gave back to the community. Kind Lips, a lip balm made from completely natural ingredients also gives 20% of their proceeds back to anti-bullying nonprofits. Chapped lips? Use this vanilla lemon balm to soothe and protect.
To say a little something special...
"Peace, love, and happiness" or "Breathe, peace, calm, relax" greeting card - Redcruiser, @heidischweigert
Designer and illustrator, Heidi Schweigert started Redcrusier, a stationary and gift product company in 2010. What began as an exploration of her favorite sketches has now evolved into a cohesive brand, with Heidi creating products like greeting cards, calendars, prints, coasters and more. Enjoy these thoughtful cards then frame them on your wall for fun decor or keep at your desk as a reminder of those who love you.
Did you receive a Mother's Day box? Tag us on instagram at @minnyandpaul and show us your goodies!