You know who needs extra love this year? Small local businesses AND Mamas. This Mother’s Day, let them know you really appreciate them both! These Mother’s Day gifts under $25 come directly from San Francisco Makers, and will delight all of the Moms in your life.
Mother’s Day is one of those holidays that tends to stress people out. It can be hard to find affordable gifts for the mother figures in your life. It’s certainly tough to find a gift that feels worthy of the love they’ve given you! When you’re on a budget especially, finding the perfect gift can feel overwhelming.
Luckily, you’ve found this list! Not only are all of these items Mama approved, they come from local SF makers (many of whom are Mamas themselves.) Get them a great present without spending a lot of money. Pick one thing from this list and feel confident that it will make Mom smile. Or pick more than one thing and bundle them together!
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- Coffee and Tea
- Chocolate and Treats
- Wine and Beer
- Fun Finds
- Art and Home Decor
- Book Gifts
- Splurgy Gifts (over $25)
Mother’s Day Gifts Under $25 — Coffee and Tea
Bag of Coffee from Andytown Coffee
Andytown Coffee is roasted in the Outer Sunset and owned by SF parents of two small kids! Add some deliciousness to Mom’s morning coffee with a bag of Peru Satipo Finca Tasta. Mom will love it’s vibrant sweetness and overall smooth taste.
What’s more, this coffee is sourced from a woman owned farm and aligns with Andytown’s mission to achieve gender parity in coffee partners.
$13.25 per 8 oz bag
Nile Valley Chamomile from Five Mountains Tea
Nile Valley Chamomile from Five Mountains Tea is the calming ingredient Mama needs at the end of the day. Made from natural ingredients, this caffeine free tea is a healthy indulgence.
Five Mountains Tea was founded by a former Monk-turned-parent. They make Oolong, White, Black and Green tea, among others.
$12.95 for a box of 15 sachets
Mother’s Day Gifts Under $25 — Chocolate and Treats
Peppermint Thins from Recchiuti Chocolates
Peppermint Thins from Recchiuti Chocolates are the best mint chocolate treats you can find in the city. They make a great gift for Mother’s Day because they feel elegant while still being a relatively cheap mother’s day gift.
Located in Ferry Building, Recchiuti Chocolate is a handmade indulgence made in San Francisco.
$20 for a box of 24
Snack Pack from 9th & Larkin
The Snack Pack from 9th & Larkin includes 3 tasting size bars of delectable handcrafted chocolate. Give Mom a special pick-me-up with these local made treats!
Snack Pack $18 for 3 tasting size bars
Box of 8 Macarons from Miette
Give Mama some Macarons from Miette and get immediate bonus points! These yummy cookies are delicate and sweet.
Miette makes desserts for special occasions and for every day.
$16 for a box of 8
Black Sesame Toffee from Mojo Bakes! SF
Black Sesame Toffee from Mojo Bakes! SF has a cult following in San Francisco. These toffee treats are made on demand in the Western Addition of SF. Treat the special lady in your life to unique and delicious toffee.
Mojo Bakes! SF makes gluten free and vegan products too!
$10 for 4 oz
Mother’s Day Gifts Under $25 — Wine and Beer
Know a Mama who is a wine lover? Me too! Get them a bottle of ess-eff wine. Founded by 4 friends as a passion project, ess-eff handcrafts approachable wines in San Francisco. These wines are food friendly and delightful. Grapes come from the Sonoma County region.
Wines start at $18.00
SFW Dry Cider from Woods Beer & Wine Co.
Take Mommy juice to the next level with SFW Dry Cider from Woods. It’s a great gift for a fun Mama with a sense of humor. The crisp dry cider is made with a blend of apples and is very refreshing. Perfect for park picnics or outdoor weekend playdates.
$17 for a 4 Pack
Bottle stopper from The Weekend Store
A Personalized Wine Bottle Stopper from The Weekend Store is an awesome personal gift. Pick any location on earth and The Weekend Store will customize for you! How about the place you were born? Or maybe the place you grew up? What about a special place that reminds you of Mama? The possibilities are endless.
Mother’s Day Gifts Under $25 — Fun Finds
Shades from BLK. by Amina
Jackie Shades from BLK. by Amina are sophisticated and chic. Make sure Mom looks great with this thoughtful gift!
BLK. by Amina makes custom candles, clothing and more from San Francisco.
Little Flowers Umbrella from Tantrum
Having a cute umbrella is always exciting because you forget how cute it is between times when it rains. Remind Mama of how thoughtful you are every time it showers with the Little Flowers Umbrella from Tantrum.
Tantrum is a gift shop in San Francisco that sells local cute gifts for everyone on your list!
Digital Print Mama’s Day Card from Bittersweet Print Shop
If you’re looking for smart and witty cards, Bittersweet Print Shop is the place for you! Designed by a SF Mama of two young kids, this cute digital print Mother’s Day card will resonate with any Mom.
$3 per digital print
Mother’s Day Gifts Under $25 — Art and Home Decor
Boozy Print from Drywell Art
Does Mom have a favorite cocktail? Add artistic flare to her wall with a print from Drywell Art. Alyson Thomas, a SF based Mama, is the artist and owner behind Drywell Art. She specializes in incredible deconstructed cocktails and food diagrams.
$20 per print
Cork Board from Poppy and Honey Bee
Could Mom use a hand with organization? Make the chaos of the week much more aesthetically pleasing with a Weekday Calendar and Leaf Cork Board from Poppy and Honey Bee. Mama bear will love your thoughtfulness, even if it’s you who’s making her week so full.
You Get What You Get Cross Stitch Kit from Local Take
If you read that title in your Mother’s voice, then this Cross Stitch Kit from Local Take is right for you! This beginner cross stitch kit is awesome for the crafty type Mom. It includes everything they need to make the design. Bonus points will go to you if YOU make it for them first! No Mama has ever disliked a handmade, personal gift from someone she loves!
$25 per kit
Candle from Tuesday Candle Co.
Candles from Aloe + Ivy Candle from Tuesday Candle Co. smell next level good. Handmade by a team of 2 in San Francisco, these scents will transport Mama to a peaceful place. Tuesday Candle Co. specializes in earthy candle varieties.
Iconic Dish Towel from Foggy Notion
Although dish towels can be thought of as utilitarian, these Dish Towel by The Heated at Foggy Notion are much less about doing the dishes and much more about the classy artwork. These beautiful US-made flour sack dish towels will elevate Mama’s kitchen style and make her think of San Francisco!
$18 per towel
Mother’s Day Gifts Under $25 — Book Gifts
Green Apple Apple-A-Month Book Subscription
Know Mom loves a good book but you aren’t sure which one to get her? The Apple-a-Month Club will take the guesswork out for you! Let the experts at Green Apple Books hand pick Mama’s next favorite novel. Help Mom discover future best sellers. You can sign them up for one month or continue to send books all year!
$20 per month (cancel at anytime)
Splurgy Gifts over $25 (But under $100)
These gifts cost more than $25 but will definitely be a big hit! If you have the cash this year, consider one of these thoughtful ideas.
Lady Falcon Coffee Club Mother’s Day Deluxe Gift Box
The Lady Falcon Coffee Club Mother’s Day Deluxe Gift Box comes with 5 bags of specialty coffee. Lady Falcon was born in the Sunset district in San Francisco. They are a coffee roaster and tea company that serves up incredible drinks.
SF Ballet Digital Viewing Access
During the Pandemic San Francisco Ballet pivoted to producing ballet on film that fans could enjoy safely from their homes. If Mom is a ballet lover, the SF Ballet Digital Single Stream Package is a great gift. Choose from one of the upcoming productions and send professional ballet to her TV!
Single Stream Access $29 for 72 hours
Custom Digital Portrait from seasportraits
Let’s face it, Mama’s favorite thing to look at is pictures of people she loves! That’s why a Digital Portrait from seasportraits is a great choice! Whether it’s you and your siblings or Mama’s favorite pet, they’ll love this personal and thoughtful gift.
Digital Portraits start at $50
Mother’s Day Gift Box from Fleetwood SF
Want to give more than one SF made gift but don’t want to put everything together? Fleetwood SF has the perfect solution for you! Their Mother’s Day Boxes are perfectly curated mixes of local made specialty items! Send a gorgeous gift box and call it a day!
Boxes start at $48
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