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Thoughtful Treasures: Unique Mother's Day Gift Ideas


As spring petals unfold, we embark on a journey to celebrate the extraordinary women who nurture, guide, and inspire us. Our third annual Mother's Day gift guide is woven with care, featuring handpicked treasures from local vendors who not only craft exceptional gifts but also carry the torch of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). 

 

In a world filled with diverse mother figures, each with her own story and passions, our quest is to curate gifts that resonate deeply, aligning with the values and dreams that define the essence of these remarkable women. Join us in discovering thoughtful gifts that not only delight but also make a positive impact, weaving joy, meaning, and purpose into this Mother's Day celebration. 

 

At ETHOS Event Collective, we are not just a local destination management company but architects of unforgettable experiences in places like Amelia Island, Orlando, Savannah, Las Vegas, California, Chicago, and South Florida.


As part of our mission to revolutionize the way events are planned, executed, and experienced, we have a deep-rooted commitment to supporting local businesses. This commitment is not just about economics; it's about weaving the fabric of our communities tighter together. By collaborating with businesses that share our vision of using their platforms as a force for good, we add layers of meaning and significance to every event we curate. 

 

This dedication is part of a larger initiative we call Purposeful Planning, which lies at the heart of who ETHOS is. Supporting local businesses has been ingrained in our ethos since our inception, and when these businesses champion causes close to their hearts, we make it our mission to amplify their message. Our belief is simple yet profound: every event can be a catalyst for positive change, leaving a lasting impact on both our clients and the communities we serve. 


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Kork, born in the heart of St. Augustine, epitomizes eco-conscious elegance with their exquisite cork bags. Their mission is to blend style and sustainability seamlessly. Each bag is a testament to their commitment, crafted from all-natural Portuguese cork and inspired by the beauty of local beaches, complete with coordinates marking their origins.

For Mother's Day, we're showcasing their Ormond Bucket Beach Bag Natural, a versatile and chic piece perfect for everyday use. What's more, Kork is a proud member of 1% For the Planet, ensuring that a portion of every sale contributes directly to caring for our planet.


Based in Chicago, Illinois, Modern Sprout hand-assembles and packs their products with care, shipping them from the heart of the Midwest. 

  

What sets Modern Sprout apart is their commitment to Purposeful Planting. They offer a range of eco-friendly plants, grow kits, home décor, plant care, and accessories, all designed to enhance your green space while minimizing environmental impact. 

  

Their Rooted Candle is a ceramic vessel that transforms into a planter after the candle burns down. Each candle includes seeds to grow a complementary herb or flower, adding a touch of nature to your space. Choose from scents like Rosemary + Cucumber or Lavender + Cedarwood, crafted from a 6oz soy blend for a light and refreshing ambiance. 

  

Much like our Purposeful Planning™ brings meaningful gifts from local vendors, Modern Sprout's Purposeful Planting lets you grow gifts right at home! It's like planting surprises and watching them bloom, whether it's thoughtful presents or fresh herbs from your Rooted Candle. Talk about a green thumb for gifting! 



Indulge in the allure of the Little Black Dress fragrance gift set from Cayman Scents, where hints of citrus, vanilla bean, and amber converge in a signature scent with a dash of attitude. Founded by a passionate artisan in the picturesque Cayman Islands in 1999, Cayman Scents has been crafting exquisite soaps, lotions, and candles that redefine luxury with a tropical twist.


Their dedication to excellence is evident in their move to a new home at Seven Mile Beach, where every soap is cut, candles poured, and lotion whipped. Whether you're drawn to their vegan options or the creamy goodness of goat milk soaps, rest assured that Cayman Scents products are cruelty-free, reflecting their commitment to ethical practices.


Experience the transformative power of love with With Love and Co.'s Secret Serum, your all-in-one elixir for hydration, repair, and ageless glow. This product embodies their dedication to natural, love-infused healing, giving you the gift of "One more day" with your loved ones. 

With Love and Co. believes in gifts that go beyond skin-deep, focusing on family, resilience, and the power of love to heal and rejuvenate. Their products are a testament to this ethos, free of all chemicals and born from a moment of crisis, designed to nurture not just your skin but also your soul with utmost care and respect. 


Embark on a culinary journey with Monterey Food Tours' Monterey Bay in a Box, a delightful gift box showcasing 5-6 local products from a variety of artisans in the Monterey Bay area. From delectable chocolates and teas to flavorful honeys, jams, sea salts, and more, this curated selection is a celebration of the region's rich culinary heritage. 

  

Monterey Bay Food Tours is a woman-owned venture on a mission. It is dedicated to supporting and promoting locally owned and operated businesses, helping them sustain and grow. By curating these boxes, they offer a taste of Monterey's finest while contributing to the thriving community of artisans and producers in the area. 


Indulge in the exquisite flavors of Yaupon Brothers American Tea Co.'s Raspberry Rose Yaupon, a limited edition blend crafted with precision and passion. Each leaf is hand-plucked, carefully dried or fire-roasted, graded, milled, and hand-packed at their facility in Edgewater, Florida. This meticulous process ensures unmatched quality and flavor in every sip. 


What sets Yaupon Brothers apart is their unwavering commitment to excellence. They don't outsource any aspect of production because they refuse to compromise on quality. We admire their dedication to crafting exceptional teas that captivate the senses. 


Moreover, Yaupon Brothers goes beyond tea; they contribute to a greater cause. Five percent of their online sales are donated directly to North American Traditional Indigenous Food Systems (NĀTIFS), founded by James Beard award winner Chef Sean Sherman - The Sioux Chef. This commitment to supporting traditional food systems reflects their values of sustainability and community impact. 


Begin your mornings with Savannah Bee Company’s Queen's Caffeine Gift Set, a delightful ensemble tailored for a buzz-worthy break. This set features a mug, honey, and coffee beans, promising a perfect blend of sweetness and energy in every sip. 


At Savannah Bee Company, their commitment to excellence extends from sourcing to production, ensuring that each step - from the flower to the hive to the bottle - preserves the pure essence of their honey. This dedication to quality is evident in every product they offer. 


Beyond crafting exceptional products, Savannah Bee Company is deeply passionate about bee conservation. Through their non-profit, The Bee Cause Project, they celebrate the incredible work of bees and their contribution to the natural world. Every purchase from Savannah Bee Company supports this noble cause and helps sustain the delicate balance of our ecosystem. 


Elevate your shower experience with Bathing Culture's Shower Essentials Set, a collection of effective, biodegradable body and hair care products that take you on a scent journey through Northern California, from the redwood forests to the crisp Pacific shore. 


Bathing Culture is more than just a brand; it's a commitment to ethical practices and values. Their products are always vegan and cruelty-free, reflecting their dedication to animal welfare and environmental sustainability. The cornerstone of their approach is their refill program for Mind and Body Wash, allowing you to refill your soap at over 200 stores nationwide, reducing waste and promoting eco-conscious living. 


What sets Bathing Culture apart is their deep commitment to ethical sourcing and social justice. They prioritize workers' rights, racial justice, women's rights, and LGBTQIA+ rights, ensuring that their products embody not just quality but also integrity and inclusivity. 



Explore the elegance of Jason Hyde's Ocean Nutshell and Fondant Pink Chips Trio Bracelet, a stunning piece that combines style with sustainability. Jason Hyde is on a mission to revolutionize fine jewelry through sustainable practices. 

  

Their jewelry is crafted from recycled plastic sourced from the ocean, offering a sustainable alternative to traditional materials and helping mitigate plastic waste's impact on marine life. Furthermore, they actively partner with organizations dedicated to cleaning our oceans, participating in beach clean-up initiatives, and prioritizing eco-friendly packaging to reduce their carbon footprint. 

  

Through education, awareness campaigns, and a portion of its profits supporting environmental conservation efforts, Jason Hyde is leading the charge toward a greener, more sustainable future. Discover more about its mission and explore its collection at Jason Hyde.


 

If you feel that there is not a gift featured in our Mother's Day gift guide that resonate with the special mother figure you're shopping for, we invite you to consider another meaningful gesture: donating to a nonprofit in her honor. This year, ETHOS is proud to introduce our Passion Project Initiative, a program designed to foster meaningful relationships between our clients and nonprofits across our destinations. 

 

Our team has aligned with four nonprofits in each of our locations for their people-first approach, transparency, and mission, which resonate deeply with our core values.  


Below, please review the wonderful nonprofits. Perhaps one of these causes aligns perfectly with the woman you're celebrating this Mother's Day. By donating in her honor, you honor her and contribute to a cause close to her heart, creating a legacy of kindness and generosity that resonates far beyond the gift-giving moment. 


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