As Denver, Colorado, continues to grow and expand, Elbert County — situated just east of this bustling metropolis, follows suit. Each year, the towns of Elizabeth, Elbert, and Parker welcome new boutiques, restaurants, and parks. This Mother’s Day, treat your mom, spouse, sister, or friend to a thoughtful gift from a local shop, or take her on a fun excursion around Elbert County. Here’s a simple gift guide that will make the leading lady in your life feel loved and appreciated.
The Embellished Rose
This family-owned florist in Elizabeth, Colorado, is a great place to buy a gorgeous bouquet this Mother’s Day. The talented floral decorators behind The Embellished Rose put a unique spin on each bouquet, making every gift special. They also offer an array of gift shop items that rotate on a routine basis, so there’s always something new to discover.
The Carriage Shoppes Tea Room
Treat your mom to tea at this authentic tea room situated in the heart of Elizabeth. What was once a livery stable has been transformed into a charming tea parlor with a complete tea service. Make a reservation, dress up, and sip Earl Grey out of fancy tea cups, dine on sweet desserts, and swap cherished family memories while making new ones.
Antelope Alpacas LLC
Instead of gifting Mom an item, give an experience she’ll never forget. Antelope Alpacas, located in downtown Elizabeth, is a natural-fiber store that hosts a variety of classes including crochet, spinning, weaving, and fiber preparation. If your mom, wife, sister, or friend is a DIY enthusiast, a class at this shop will be right up her alley.
Small Town Mini Donuts
For the matriarch with a sweet tooth, look no further than Elizabeth’s very own donut shop. Small Town Mini Donuts serves up hot, fresh donuts on a daily basis. Unique varieties make up most of their menu, including donuts drizzled with Nutella, stuffed with peanut butter, or topped with bacon. Bring Mom by for a decadent breakfast or grab a dozen to-go and enjoy them at the park, on the trail, or for extra indulgence points – in bed.
The Naked Goat
Situated in Elbert, Colorado, The Naked Goat Soap Shop & Cafe is a favorite among locals. Known for their natural, farm-fresh products, handmade soaps and personal care items, the crew behind these goods appreciates the value of locally sourced ingredients and small-batch goods. Make your mom a gift basket with Naked Goat products and treat her to lunch at the cafe to support this growing business.
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