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Celebrate Mom

Moms deserve to be celebrated every day, but they would never accept such lavish treatment. So, take this May 13 to give the mom in your life something special.

Suzetra: This brand-new women’s boutique in the classy 50th & France neighborhood offers some of the brands—Fidelity Denim, Julia Jordan and Ravel—she loves, yet may not splurge on to buy for herself. Owner Susie Peterson knows her stuff, so it’s a sure thing. 3825 W. 50th Street, Minneapolis, 612-208-0839, www.suzetra.com

Garden of Eden: Really pamper a mom with essential oils, bath gels, lotions, moisturizers and perfumes from this local shop. Pick from the store’s own private label of items or from nationally known brands, like The Thymes and Votivo. 867 Grand Avenue, St. Paul, 651-293-1300, www.gardenofedenstores.com

Bibelot: This local gift shop has everything for anyone. So whether you’re shopping for a daughter, a wife or a grandmother, you’ll find the right stationery, home wares, jewelry or book for your loved one. Several metro locations, www.bibelotshops.com

The Tea Garden: Most moms love a cup of tea to help either wake up in the morning or relax after a long day. This local store sells a huge variety of great teas, like delicious black currant, organic Earl Grey and English breakfast, and soothing dragon’s well. Several metro locations, including Uptown and Mall of America, www.steepery.com

Hot Mama: Here’s a store filled with fashions geared specifically for moms, offering practical yet stylish outfits for the busy, multi-tasker in your life. Ask the knowledgeable sales staff for help and get her something she’ll adore, just like you. Several metro locations, www.shopmama.com