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What Metro Detroit Moms Want for Mother’s Day

Published May 4, 2018 by

From chocolates and massages, to pretty jewelry and more, Metro Detroit moms share what they want for Mother’s Day this year.

By Chelsie Dzbanski 

Carrie Budzinski

what moms want for Mother's Day

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what moms want for Mother's Day

Bons, bons and more bons. Alex Clark, owner of Bon Bon Bon, works magic in Hamtramck and nothing brightens my day more than when Danny surprises me with a box of chocolates! I get my bons downtown in the Chrysler Building, Danny goes to the main location in Hamtramck and you can order them online too. SHOP: Bon Bon Bon, 11360 Joseph Campau Ave., Hamtramck. 

what moms want for Mother's Day
I love Motor City Soap! My friend Caitlyn Pisarski locally produces vegan soaps. It’s all I use because it makes me feel good and smell good too! You can find them online or at the The Farmer’s Hand in Corktown. She also teaches soap-making classes, but right now I’m fine with letting her do the work. SHOP: motorcitysoap.com.

what moms want for Mother's Day

Blogger Naomi Davis launched a family luggage line at Target, and I love it! My favorite items are the backpack tote and the camera packing cube that fits in it. I can use it when we go on a big trip or every day for family trips downtown, or Lucas’ favorite stomping grounds — the Detroit Zoo. SHOP: Love Taza 2-in-1 backpack tote, $34.99, Love Taza camera packing cube, $12.99, both from target.com. 

Carrie Budzinski is the vice president of After 5 Detroit. She grew up in Livonia and Detroit and continues to live life in both cities. She and her husband Dan met while they were working at the library in high school and they have a young son, Lucas. Carrie loves exploring the city and finding hidden gems in the suburbs. In addition to contributing to After 5 and LittleGuide, she writes on her blog, Carried Away.

Ashley Robinson

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what moms want for Mother's Day

I’m addicted to the facials and massages at Beach House Day Spa in Birmingham. Not only do I look forward to relaxing for the day while I’m there, but the overall beachy vibe and aesthetic of the spa almost makes you forget that you’re in the middle of Michigan and not stowed away on a tropical retreat! SHOP: Beach House Day Spa, 34645 Woodward Ave., Birmingham.

what moms want for Mother's Day
I love everything from Anuja Tolia Jewlery! The pieces are fantastic and great for layering. I especially love this simple but beautiful circle lariat necklace with semi-previous stones for an elegant pop of color. SHOP: Two circle Y necklace, $64, Anuja Tolia Jewelry. 

what moms want for Mother's Day

As a stylish mom on-the-go, a cute pair of sneakers is necessary! I can easily dress this embroidered pair up or down no matter where my day takes me. SHOP: Gucci new ace floral-embroidered leather low-top sneakers, $730, Saks Fifth Avenue at Somerset Collection 2901 W. Big Beaver Road, Troy.

Ashley Robinson has a passion for helping people look good and feel their best wherever they are in their journey. She is currently the Chanel brand ambassador for Saks Fifth Avenue at the Somerset Collection, runs her fashion blog sothentherewere3.com and offers a variety of services such as personal styling, closet sweeps and event collaborations. In addition to her career in fashion, Ashley is mom to an adorable son Declan that can be spotted frequently on her Instagram account @sothenteherewere3

Michelle Hutchins

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what moms want for Mother's Day

This bag is from Pure Detroit is made out of seatbelts! Not only does its unique design catch your eye, but its crossbody design makes it hands-free for a busy mom on-the-go like myself. It can be purchased online or at one of their five locations in the Detroit area listed on their website. SHOP: Pure Detroit city proper park hopper, $120, Pure Detroit. 

what moms want for Mother's Day

The Nik Gisele brand changed my life after kids. They make super comfortable bra and panty sets that are so cute that I actually rock them as swimsuits! I’m loving this new Army pattern that’s available at Lori Karbal in Birmingham. SHOP: Lori Karbal, 560 N. Old Woodward Ave., Birmingham.

what moms want for Mother's Day
Every mom loves to have her child close to her heart! I have a “C” and an “O” monogram gem necklace on my Mother’s Day wish list. The pretty rhinestones make it the perfect every day necklace for spring. SHOP: Monogram gem necklace, $39.95, Anthropologie, 214 W. Maple Road, Birmingham.
Michelle French Hutchins has been a freelance wardrobe stylist for 14 years. After earning a degree in Fashion Merchandising from the Illinois Art Institute, Michelle found herself back in Detroit working on feature films as a set costumer. As a member of the Local 38 Union in Detroit, Michelle has worked on 12 feature films, five television shows and numerous commercials throughout her styling career. Never thought of as “work,” Michelle is truly passionate about what she does and is always up for the challenge of any new job that comes her way. Now as a mother of two children, she has been a stay-at-home mother for almost four years but has never given up her freelance passion. Michelle now offers professional services to the Metro Detroit area as a personal stylist/shopper, closet clean-out expert, consignment consultant and wedding stylist. Visit her website mfhstyles.com for more information. 

Bridjet Morris

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what moms want for Mother's DayI love taking photos. I’m finally ready to step up my game from a basic digital camera to a higher-end one. Capturing photos and special moments of my kids is a normal everyday routine of mine and extremely important to me. Here’s to high-quality images that we’ll cherish forever! SHOP: Canon EOS 7D Mark II digital camera, $1,108.99, amazon.com.

what moms want for Mother's Day

Shopping locally is always my go-to. Add in something I can do with my kids and I’m sold! Stem & Stone in downtown Birmingham is my new favorite store to purchase cement pottery to paint on with my kids. Adding a handprint or two gives the pottery a personal, memorable touch. Their tiny little hands won’t stay so tiny for much longer! SHOP: Stem & Stone, 122 W. Maple Road, Birmingham. 

what moms want for Mother's Day

I’ve always envisioned myself as a knitter, making hand-woven clothes and accessories for me and my family. We can never have enough warm garments living in Michigan! Woolly & Co. is the cutest lstore, making all of my knitting dreams come true. A gift certificate to this local shop is on my wish list for Mother’s Day! SHOPWoolly & Co., 147 Pierce St., Birmingham. 

Bridjet Morris is a lifestyle blogger who inspires women to embrace their motherhood, wellness, fitness and style. A mother of two, Bridjet welcomes readers into her everyday life to talk about the struggles and triumphs all of us experience raising our families, especially how to balance being a mother with taking time for ourselves. She believes that when we use our voices and accept change, we can all be better and do better. Committed to supporting local, Bridjet is empowered by the local Detroit community. Check out her blog at BridjetMorris.com and follow her on Instagram at @bridjetp.

 

Stephanie Main

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I’ve been neglecting myself lately because I’ve been busy taking care of my son and getting ready for the arrival of a new baby so I could really use a manicure. I haven’t had one for nine months! SHOP: The TEN Nail Bar, 1215 Griswold St., Detroit. 
what moms want for Mother's Day
The perfect splurge item would be a luxury bag, which I would double up as a diaper bag! I love this classic Louis Vuitton tote that I can wear with everything. SHOP: Louis Vuitton Damier Ebene Neverfull PM, $975, therealreal.com. 
 what moms want for Mother's Day
I promised myself that after the arrival of the new baby I’d treat myself to a facial. I’ve had my eye on the hydro facial at FACE in Birmingham, so this would be a great Mother’s Day surprise for me to indulge in. SHOP: 31350 Telegraph Road, Suite 102, Bingham Farms.

 

Stephanie Main is a pilates instructor at Equilibrium Studio, creator of The Main Style blog and a mother to a 3-year-old boy. She currently has a baby girl on the way who is due in May just in time for Mother’s Day! Follow Stephanie on Instagram at @stephanieamain for a peek into her stylish life.

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