Mother’s Day is a time to celebrate and appreciate your mom, so it’s important to choose an amazing gift that will be sure to put a smile on her face. Luckily, we have a list of things that will do just that. Try doing something out of the ordinary this Mother’s Day and including unique personal touches that show her the effort and love you put into picking out her special gift.

Photo Credit: Kimmel Center via Facebook

For the Musical Lover
Kimmel Center
260 South Broad St.
Suite 901
Philadelphia, PA 19102
(215) 893-1999
www.kimmelcenter.orgDate: May 14, 2012 at 7:30 p.m.
Price: $100 to $250

For the Broadway lover, try this amazing event hosted by renowned composer and lyricist, Neil Berg. A Night of Broadway Stars at the Kimmel Center will have your heart warming and feet dancing to the tunes of Broadway stars, and all for a good cause.  The 7th Annual Night of Broadway Stars benefits the Covenant House Pennsylvania during a one night extravaganza on May 14, 2012. The top tier tickets will provide you and your mom with admission to the pre-show cocktail reception and post show VIP “Meet the Stars” reception. Some of the years’ past performers have included the Broadway talents of Craig Shulman, Stephanie Block, Capathia Jenkins and Danny Zolli.

Photo Credit: Free Reign Boutique via Facebook

For the Accessory Lover
Free Reign Boutique
317 Ridge Pike
Conshohocken, PA 19428
(484) 368-3005
www.freereignboutique.comHours: Mon to Fri – 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sat – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sun – 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For specialty gifts, there is no better place to go then Free Reign. This cozy and delightfully designed space offers a family atmosphere and one-on-one service for all your gifting needs. This is a one-stop-shop for Mother’s Day items, whether you’re looking for the perfect Chamilia charms, Beatriz Ball servers, Brighton handbag or organic culinary rub. With varying price points and a variety of gifting items, this is a store you’ll want to keep on your radar for all your special occasions.

Related: Top Independent Craft Shops In Philadelphia

Photo Credit:

For the Foodie
Creperie Beau Monde
624 S 6th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19147
(215) 592-0656
www.creperie-beaumonde.comHours: Tue to Fri – 12 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Sat – 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Sun – 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Bring your mom to brunch at the famed Creperie Beau Monde, nestled on the corner of 6th and Bainbridge in the South Street Headhouse District. The Parisian atmosphere and delectable menu of crepes are accompanied by a large picture window where you can watch the cooks create the crepe confections. This multiple Zagat winner is the perfect spot for a day out with your mother and family for Mother’s Day.

Photo Credit:

For the Overworked
Salon Thalia
601 Walnut St.
Suite L50
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(215) 625-0900
www.salonthalia.comHours: Mon- 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Tue to Fri- 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Wed to Thurs- 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sat- 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Located in The Curtis Center, this clean and contemporary salon provides hair, skin and beauty services and uses top brands like Kerastase and Dermalogica. Buy your mom a day of beauty with a combination of services, like a professional cut and color treatment ($55), Xtreme Eyelash Extensions ($275) and a Dermalogica Microzone Treatment for approximately $50. She will be treated to a day of pampering and come away with a new favorite salon.

RelatedTop Spa Packages In Philadelphia

Photo Credit: Carmelita Couture via Facebook

For the Fashionista
Carmelita Couture
433 Spruce St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(305) 310-0446
www.carmelitacouture.comHours: By Appointment

For the stylish mother who would appreciate an old world couture experience, purchase a gift certificate to the Carmelita Couture showroom. This celebrity favorite is famous for her fantasy-like pieces that are expertly tailored to provide a highly designed, expertly crafted garment. The showroom is stocked full of styles that can be worn to work, out on the town or to a formal affair. A showroom visit is complete with refreshments, a style consultation and a fitting.

Michelle Conron is a freelance writer and a style and fashion enthusiast residing in Philadelphia, Pa. Her work can be found on on