Our 4 Recommendations for Mother's Day 2021

Bonjour Manitoba

Spring is coming and, with it, Mother’s Day is almost here! Are you finding it difficult to pick a gift for mom this year? You’ve come to the right place! These original and unique boutiques and restaurants in our bilingual communities have everything you need to spoil mom this Mother’s Day! Because she deserves it.

1. J'EM BISTRO (St. Pierre Jolys)

J'em Bistro's Mother's Day charcuterie board

There really is no way to celebrate Mom like treating her and the family to a delightful brunch. The restaurant J’em Bistro, located in the St. Pierre Jolys Museum, offers a brunch menu that is not to be missed. Some of our favourite items on the menu include their chicken ’n waffles, their savoury crêpes, and their delectable omelettes. Also, if you were planning to celebrate at home this year, in addition to offering a take-out option for their menu, J’em has put together two special treats just for Mother’s Day. For the lovers of savoury and salty treats, the Mother’s Day charcuterie board — which includes an array of cheeses, cured meats, and assorted pickled goods — is sure to impress. Looking to treat Mom to a relaxing day at home? J’em is offering a luxurious Mother’s Day gift box, which includes chocolate, a bath bomb, a candle, and even more!

J'em Bistro is located on 432 Rue Joubert in St. Pierre-Jolys, Manitoba. Currently, it is open from 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM from Thursday to Sunday. To see J'em Bistro's Mother's Day offerings, visit their website here.

2. DIAMOND GALLERY (Winnipeg)

Diamond Gallery, a local and family-owned jeweller situated in the Corydon neighbourhood of Winnipeg, offers a custom jewelry experience like no other. Diamond Gallery presents a number of custom jewelry designs - from rings to necklaces to bracelets - for a wide range of price options. May we recommend to you their wide range karat gold jewelry, which starts from $50? No matter the item, Diamond Gallery will be sure to have in stock a perfect piece of jewelry to treat Mom like the gem she is.

Diamond Gallery is situated on 1-1735 Corydon Avenue in Winnipeg, Manitoba. At the moment, in-store shopping is open by appointment only. Visit their website here to see their online boutique or to book a shopping appointment.

3. DEUX COCOTTES FLOWER SHOP (Winnipeg)

Nothing says Mother’s Day like a beautiful bouquet of freshly-picked flowers! The Deux Cocottes Pop Up Flower Shop offers bouquets and flower arrangements carefully curated and assembled in Winnipeg. For Mother’s Day, Deux Cocottes is launching a pop-up shop at the Forks Market in Winnipeg, where you will be able to make Mom the perfect bouquet at the stem bar. The pop-up will be open from 11am to 7pm on Saturday, May 8th and from 11am to 5pm on Sunday, May 9th. If you can’t make it down to the Forks, then no need to worry! Deux Cocottes also offers deliveries within Winnipeg city limits for a flat rate of $9.99. Fresh, beautiful, and hand-picked: with a Deux Cocottes bouquet, you will be sure to blow mom away.

To order a bouquet, visit Deux Cocottes Facebook page here.

4. KECARA (Winnipeg)

There’s no way to treat Mom like the luxurious skincare products offered by Kecara. Based on the traditions of Côte d’Ivoire, Kecara’s sumptuous products are made from shea and cocoa butter sourced from West African cooperatives. Their natural formula protects and nourishes the skin, leaving it healthy and soft. From bath melts and bombs to hand and body butter, Kecara truly has something for everybody. The shop also offers curbside pick-up and contactless delivery.

Visit Kecara's online boutique here.