Last Minute Mother’s Day Ideas for Maplewood, South Orange

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Mother's Day Dinner at Maplewood Grille is 10% Off.

Mother’s Day Dinner at Maplewood Grille is 10% Off.

Haven’t got it together for Mother’s Day yet?

We put a call out to local businesses on the Facebook group Swap SOMa Lounge and here are the replies:

Ben Salmon at Kitchen a la Mode is offering $50 off of Vitamix.

Shopping and Styling by Helene — — is offering a special on closet revamp, styling sessions and more.

Laura Silver Photo is offering Mother’s Day mini photo shoot sessions- $125 for 20 minutes, 10 retouched digital images for you to print as many as you like at no additional cost.

d&i Fitness is offering a discount on personal training sessions and a 5-class pack. One (1) private training session for $80 ($100 – $125 value); Three (3) private training sessions for $225 ($300 – $345 value); and Five (5) class pass for $100 ($140 value).

Moms (and non-moms) love wine. Share the love with Corkside Wine Club
memberships ( or tickets to two upcoming events at Orange Lawn, a pairing dinner on May 19 featuring
two of NJ’s best beverage artisans, the beers of Carton Brewing and the
wines of Beneduce Vineyards ( and
on June 2, a roundtable discussion and wine pairing with three of NJ’s
finest food artisans, Julie Johnson Pauly of The Able Baker, Margaret
Asselin Woods of Lickt Gelato and Wendy Taffet of Enjou Chocolat

Sign up for a Mother’s Day story-saving special through Seventh Generation Stories: Save mom or grandma’s life story for your kids/future generations. For $350 and three hours’ time, choose from: Organizing photos and other memorabilia to prepare it for scanning (not included); Setting up the bearer’s family page on any of the popular genealogy websites: or, populating said page with a limited number of photos/videos along with a tutorial on how to use chosen site; and Two (2) 1.5-hour New Jersey or phone-based oral history interviews on subject’s life (transcription not included). or email with questions or to book. All of the above are jumping off points for larger projects if the buyer chooses.

MommaArts is offering $100 off birth doula services booked by new clients in May.
917 765 9405.

Sharing Plate is offering private classes for $125 ($150 value) for moms. Contact, 973 214 2016.

BodyByStruggle is offering a 10 class, group fitness pass for $125 ($150 value) for mothers. (new clients). And a free evaluation and fitness session to all mothers. Code Word for free evaluation and fitness session.

Character U now offers in-home social emotional learning workshops. These are a group format, but in a personal setting for you with your child and friends. And free for the host! Contact characteru.12c@gmail or 973-913-4612 to learn more about the workshops and how hosting works. or Mother’s Day offer is a signed copy of the  book, The Adventures of Ooga and Zeeta for each of the children.

Spa treatment for Mom from All About Me by Elleworx, a 75-minute massage with a red rose and glass of champagne for $125 (value of $145). Spa space in Maplewood but willing to travel for premium fee based on location. Inquire when calling.

Dinner is 10% off at Maplewood Grille on Mother’s Day. Visit

And then there are these specials from South Orange Village merchants (courtesy of the Village Vibe newsletter produced by the South Orange Village Center Alliance):

Above Restaurant & Bar– Join them for their annual Mother’s Day brunch from 11:00am to  3pm. A special mother’s day menu will be available as well as their regular menu. Bartender Robert will be serving up drink specials all evening long. À la carte pricing available.

Bunny’s Sports Bar – Free dessert with meal and designer drinks for mom.

Indulgence Day Spa– Treat mom to a honey ginger facial & massage combo for $285 or  get 10 % off any bio seaweed gel manicure & specialty pedicure combo. Let mom decide her spa treatment with the gift of an Indulgence gift card which can be purchased here.

Liza’s Fashion– Celebrate mom with a new outfit. Dress specials for $39.99 or 3 for $99.99.

Reservoir Restaurant– Treat mom to a traditional Italian lunch or dinner. Reservoir will open at 2 pm instead of 3 pm on Sunday.

Rocket Ship & Print– Get a 10% discount on packaging for any Mother’s Day items shipped.

Slek Styling Bar– Mother’s Day blowout special 10 blowouts for $150. Click here to purchase.

Chez DuboisJoin them on Mother’s Day for a 3 course prix fixe luncheon. $29.95 for adults and $9.95 for kids. Seating times 12pm, 2pm and 4pm.  Call 973-821-5556 or to RSVP. A la carte menu is available as well. Click here to view the menu.

Town Hall Deli– Purchase any Sloppy Joe and a whole cheesecake for $50.00 + tax. Traveling somewhere? THD’s “New Hy’s Cheesecake” is the easiest, quickest, and tastiest gift for Mother’s Day! And you’ll have a joe to snack on later!



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