This is an updated version of a piece we ran last year, just in time for Mother's Day!
Haven't picked up anything for Mother's Day yet? Patch has stepped in to offer some ideas on where to shop locally to find the perfect gift. Whatever your budget, here are our top gift picks.
If your mom loves to cook and spend time in the kitchen, this is the spot for you. Pick up some gourmet olive oils and balsamic vinegars. Can't decide what to get? Let the local owners help you with their recommendations They have fun gift packs, beautiful bottles and even some recipes to share. Next, head over to or and pick out some specialty pastas, jams and sauces. Combine everything into a gift basket.
Help Mom mellow out with some fine wines. This local wine stop is right down the street and provides a few options for Mother's Day. I recommend picking up the Honeypie or newly released Pinot Nior and making a basket. Or get a gift card so she can take her friends out for an afternoon of wine-sipping and gabbing. Husbands, this is a great place to take your wife out for a romantic afternoon, followed by dinner under the stars at
What mom wouldn't want a little sweet treat for her special day. Check out for their specialty chocolates and gifts. And new in town, offers up all kinds of goodies, from candies to teas to baked goods to bath salts and all sorts of unique items.
A spa day
Who doesn't love to be pampered? Check out our that features all of Agoura's top spots for facials, massages or manicures. Have your daughter get Mom a gift card for a little mother-daughter bonding.
Shop 'til you drop
There are a lot of stores in Agoura to find something fun for Mom. Visit antique stores including , or for jewelry, clothes, candles, frames and more. Check out specialty boutiques such as , , and the trendy Popular. When all else fails, a gift card never hurts!
Dinner and a movie
Mom might love a night of dining out and movie-going. Treat her to a delicious dinner at some of Agoura's favorite restaurants. Enjoy martinis at feast on Italian cuisine at or , travel south of the border to or T and finish the night with gelato or a milkshake. End the culinary adventure at the newly renovated . Feeling adventurous? Cook mom her favorite dinner (see my favorite recipes) and catch a flick at home.