Are you looking for some fun and unique Mother’s Day ideas to celebrate your special lady this year?

Look no further than What’s Up NW as we present to you some unique options for 2021!

The Bellevue Collection

The Bellevue Collection compiled its must-have gifts for mom this season, including:

    • Trisha Yearwood’s Summer in a Cup cocktail mix
    • Stemless Champagne glasses
    • Large molcajete
  • Available at City Flowers:

    • Floral arrangements
    • Lafco New York Duchess peony candle
  • Available at Trueform:

    • Click and Grow Smart Garden
  • Available at Leica Store Bellevue:
    • M10-P White Edition camera and lens
  • Available at Apple Store:
    • AirPods Pro
  • Available at Trueform:
    • KeySmart Pro Key Holder with Tile

  • Available at Paper Source:
    • Bala Blush Workout Sliders, Bala Resistance Band (Set of 5)
  • Available at Amazon Books:
    • Gaiam Cold Massage Roller Ball: Amazon Books

  • Available at Amazon Books:
    • Fujifilm Instax Smartphone Printer
  • Available at Paper Source:
    • Mom in a Million, Strawberry Fields Mug, Personally Victimized Humorous Candle, Amusable Tulip Plush

Chipmonkey Wine

Give the gift of wine for mom with Chipmonkey Wine! Mother’s Day Wine & Candle and FREE Photo Special! Better smelling and better tasting than any bouquet 1, 2, 3 or 6 bottles of red, white, sparkling or rosé with your choice of Grapefruit, Wild Rose or Peony Hand-poured Soy Candles from Fingerprint & Co.! And, add mom’s favorite photo to the card front to make her really smile!

Made in Washington

Made In Washington has teamed up with Bellevue’s CHALO to support Food Lifeline – Washington state’s largest hunger relief organization – with the Carry Your City to Recovery campaign.

For every CHALO bag purchased, Made In Washington will contribute $10 to Food Lifeline. Every bag will generate 50 meals for those in our community experiencing food insecurity, which has significantly increased as a result of the pandemic.

Be it a shopping tote, travel tote or duffle bag, CHALO’s colorful and whimsical designs communicate joy and hope for our city and make the perfect local gift that also gives back.

Pike Place Market Foundation

Pike Place Market Foundation‘s Charitable Marketplace is an online Pike Place Market but with a charitable twist – proceeds from every item on the Marketplace go to the Power of Pike Place, the Market Foundation’s recovery program. With just a click, shoppers can purchase from 100+ Market vendors and at the same time of hitting “buy now,” they donate to the foundation supporting the merchants, people and community of Pike Place so they’re able to survive the pandemic.


Seattle-based Tokki is the go-to option for personal gifting with a purpose. From curated gift sets that give back and candles that say just the right thing, to a digital tag for custom messages to send gifts from afar wrapped in an eco-friendly reusable bag (perfect for re-gifting) here’s five ways to gift for good with female and Asian owned, Tokki.

  1. Gifts that Give Back. To commemorate Mother’s Day Tokki is debuting a curated collection of gifts sets, including a new Mother’s Day Candle Gift Set Duo and Trio that includes two to three hand-poured, luxury vegan coconut soy wax candles. Choose from a variety of messages such as, “Here’s to Hugging Again“, “Here’s to Your Unconditional Love” and “Here’s to Your Big Bodacious Heart.” Proceeds support Christy Turlington’s Every Mother Counts and its mission to make pregnancy and childbirth safe for every mother, everywhere with Tokki giving a ten percent donation on purchases made now through May 10.
  2. Support Asian Owned. May also happens to be Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM), celebrating the achievements and contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States. Asian and female owned, Tokki founder and CEO Jane Park strives to celebrate diversity by featuring gifts mostly from BIPOC and female-owned businesses.
  3. Women Celebrating Women. Mother’s Day is all about honoring the mother figure in your life, and as a mom herself and a female business owner, Tokki CEO Jane Park is all about celebrating the special women in our lives through gifting. For the new mom, shop the “Mama and Baby Spa Gift Set” that truly has everything the mom in your life needs to take care of herself and her new bundle of joy. For the mom that loves to cook, shop the “Best Olive Oil in the World and Aged Balsamic Vinegar Gift Set” that’s sure to impress. And for the moms that just need to relax after this whirlwind of a year, the “Centeredness Gift Set” is just what she needs.
  4. Tokki Says it for You (From Afar). Tokki candles offer the chance to say all the things we can’t put into words like, “Here’s to All That You Do” and “Everything You Taught Us, and for the mom in the thick of it the “Here’s to Just One #$@& Hour Alone” candle will surely resonate. With its patented video technology, Tokki offers an opportunity to “show up” from afar with its digital tag for custom messages that can be added to any gift, to create a much-needed connection while we’re physically apart.
  5. Think Green. Did you know that most gift wrap is not recyclable because it is too thin, too laminated, too saturated, or too sparkly? Tokki products can arrive in Tokki’s signature, eco-friendly and reusable gift wrap for a personal, and sustainable way to gift. Tokki CEO Jane Park calls it “the sisterhood of the traveling gift wrap” to encourage re-use, time and time again.

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