Mother’s Day 2017: HAN Network gift guide

Mother’s Day is this Sunday May 14 and the HAN Network has your covered with great gift and dining ideas for the special women in your life

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Mother’s Day is this Sunday May 14 and the HAN Network has your covered with great gift and dining ideas for the special women in your life — all from local merchants  your community.

Check out our gift ideas:

The Dock Shop

Remember the first time Mom took you to the Beach? Well, she probably does. This Mother’s Day celebrate your common love for The Salt Air, The Waves, The Sand with Nautical-inspired gifts from The Dock Shop. There’s no better way to celebrate Mother’s Day than with mom and memories.

Visit The Dock Shop 51 Tokeneke Rd. Darien and 609 Riverside Ave. Westport and at

Helen Ainson

If you want to get mom something she’ll love, try Darien’s Helen Ainson. Located at 1078 Post Road in Darien – Helen Ainson is a premiere destination for special occasion attire, as well as designer sportswear and accessories – to keep mom looking fashionable and elegant.

And, as a special gift to you, Helen Ainson is offering a $25 gift certificate off of a purchase of $100 or more, Just you mention the offer, featured in this week’s Darien Times.

Visit for more.

Adam Broderick Salons

Mom deserves the best pampering and you’ll find it at Adam Broderick Salons in Ridgefield and Southbury with luxe spa treatments, manicures, private sunless tanning and fresh new hair color and style.

The salon has great offers available now when you buy gift cards, when you give, you’ll get back.

With locations at 89 Danbury Road in Ridgefield and 730 Main Street South in Southbury. Find out more at

Sama Yoga

Mother’s work hard and deserve some time to themselves., Give mom the gift of yoga this year. Sama Yoga in New Canaan offers yoga for every body, age and ability, and has gift certificates available that are perfect for mom this Mother’s Day.

And, now through Mother’s Day, enjoy a special gift with purchase of every yoga class pack: Sama’s new signature stainless steel mason jar is free with the purchase of any class package while supplies last.

Sama Yoga Center is located at 45 Grove Street in New Canaan, inside Halo Studios.

The Gardener’s Center and Florist

Still wondering what gift to get for the gardening Mom, or where to find the prettiest corsage for Prom? Well, it’s The Gardener’s Center and Florist of course. Prom and Mother’s Day are back to back this year and The Gardener’s Center and Florist in Darien makes it easier on you by offering everything for Prom and Mom in one spot!

Whether it’s the perfect corsage bracelet to match the perfect dress, beautiful flowering annuals and perennials, or a gorgeous floral arrangement, the friendly and knowledgable staff at The Gardener’s Center and Florist is there for you on Mom’s big day or your teen’s most glamorous night.

Open from 8-6 every day through Mother’s Day with available delivery and free gift wrapping for whatever you’d like, visit The Gardener’s Center and Florist at 1396 Post Road in Darien.

Irene’s Flower Shop

If you’re closer to Monroe and in need of flowers for mom, visit Irene’s Flower Shop on Route 25.

Irene’s has recently merged with The Flower Barn. Visit the 600 Main Street, Monroe business for flowers, arrangements potted plants and more.

When you want to say something beautiful, say it with flowers!

Manfredi New Canaan

A gift that sparkles is always a good choice and every client is important to Manfredi New Canaan. Located at 72 Elm Street, it’s a warm welcoming jewelry boutique where staff will help you find the perfect gift for all occasions.

This Mother’s Day surprise Mom or Grandma with a beautiful Angel Pendant from Temple St. Claire, a Locket from Monica Rich Kosann, a diamond pendant or a Rolex watch. Manfredi can help wonderful ideas to help you surprise the most important Mom in your life. 

Books on the Common

For moms that need an escape or a getaway, Books on the Common in Ridgefield has so many options to help make it happen.

At the independent bookseller, you’ll find cards, gifts and a wonderful selection of books.

Help mom cozy up and enjoy some peace and quiet, visit Books on the Common, 404 Main Street, Ridgefield. Call them at 203-431-9100.

Wild Birds Unlimited Darien

If your mom loves nature and the outdoors, check out Wild Birds Unlimited on 356 Heights Road in Darien, Right next to the Noroton Heights Post Office.

They have everything you need to pursue the hobby of backyard bird watching and carry a wide variety of gifts for all occasions including Mother’s Day. And, at Wild Birds Unlimited, gift wrapping is always free. Visit for more information.

Bella Home

If you’re looking for unique gifts in Ridgefield, visit Bella Home. Located at 90 Danbury Road. Bella Home has perfect gifts and accessories you won’t find elsewhere.

Open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., call them at 203-438-6400.

Jennie’s of Monroe

Mom shouldn’t have to cook on her day and there are plenty of local Mother’s Day specials including at Jennie’s of Monroe, celebrating 82 years in business. The dining room opens at 1 p.m. and entrees include baked stuffed shrimp, surf and turf, pork tenderloin and more. Jennie’s also now serves wine and beer.

Call 203-452-2435 to make reservations.

The Stone Barn at Whitney Farms

The Stone Barn, located on the gorgeous Whitney Farms Golf Course in Monroe is featuring its Mother’s Day Grand Buffet lunch, perfect for the whole family.

It starts at 10:30 and ends at 2:30, with extensive breakfast and lunch station offerings. Free mimosas will be offered to mom as well.

Call 203-268-4612 to make a reservation.

Old Towne Restaurant

If you’re close to Trumbull, treat mom to breakfast, lunch or dinner at Old Towne Restaurant on Quality Street.  Known for their hearty portions, treat mom to traditional Italian fare.

Call 203-261-9436 for more information.


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