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Last Minute Ideas for Mother’s Day and It’s Time to Start Planning for Memorial Day Now

Last Minute Ideas for Mother’s Day and It’s Time to Start Planning for Memorial Day Now

Tanya’s Pastry Shop Mother’s Day gift box.

Tanya’s Pastry Shop Mother’s Day gift box.

Spring has arrived and Mother’s Day is almost here! Are you still looking for that perfect gift for Mom? The Lancaster Marketplace is just the place to go for unique gifts that Mom will love! The variety of different stands provide a great many options for you to put together your own personalized gift set for Mom!

Mother’s Day Gift Set Ideas

First, start out with what Mom likes.  Does she like sweet treats, beauty, and home products, special cooking ingredients, coffee, or a unique surprise? Choose one or multiple options to make it a memorable and unique gift!

For sweet treats, Mom may like:

Cookies from Taylor Chip Co. who offer a variety of unique edible cookie dough and cookie flavors including blueberry pancake, sweet potato fluff, chocolate chip, and so many more!

European pastries from Tanya’s Pastries. With many flavors of macarons to so many other pastries like cakes, croissants, scones, sweet rolls, and more!  They also have a special Mother’s Day gift basket with macarons, coffee, and a mug.

Uruguayan baked goods from Empanada Gourmet can include empanadas, masitas, alfajores, fruit tarts, bizcochos (flaky pastries) and so much more!  These South American specialties will be a unique treat for mom!

Chocolate from Miesse Candies. They offer freshly made chocolate from Lancaster County with all-natural ingredients. They have milk, dark, and white chocolate along with creme filled chocolates, salted caramel, chocolates with nuts, and so many other options!

Stroopies from The Lancaster Stroopie Co. come in many different flavors with sea salt or coconut on the chocolate dipped Stroppie. You can buy one, a couple in a bag, or a whole tin of Stroopies!


For beauty and home products be sure to check out:

Christina Maser Co. has a variety of clean, natural lotions, soaps, and scrubs for Mom along with all-natural home products like room/linen spray, soy wax candles, and laundry soap!  (Plus special Mother’s Day gift baskets!)

Norse Naturals Mother’s Day gift set.

Norse Naturals Mother’s Day gift set.

Norse Naturals offers beauty products perfect for every Mom including lip balm, face masks, moisturizer, face wash, sanitizer, and so much more!  Again, all natural and many in gift baskets ready to take away.

If Mom likes to cook or bake stop by these stands:

Spices at The Lancaster Spice & Tea Exchange can be perfect if Mom likes to cook or bake. They have spice rubs for meats, seasonings for popcorn, a variety of sugars for baking, and unique salts and peppers that can spice up any meal!

Christina Maser Co. has jams, salt rubs, hot sauces, soup kits, pancake mixes, dressings, and more natural items perfect for a special gift to Mom!

Does mom like coffee or like fun surprises? Stop by…

The Lancaster Stroopie Co. sells handcrafted mugs and whole bean coffee from Square One (they are able to grind the whole beans). If you buy a bag of Square One coffee you receive a FREE 16 oz. drink!

Tanya’s Pastries also offers their own unique blend, Tanya’s Pastry Blend, from New Holland Coffee Co. that you can pair with a special pastry and mug for Mom!

Or you can pick up dinner for mom at Flavors of Morocco to surprise her with a flavorful meal.

Pick out any of these products and put together a little basket special for your Mom for Mother’s Day!

Memorial Day Cookouts

It’s time to start planning for your Memorial Day cookout! The Lancaster Marketplace is here to help you with all your food and grill needs!

Breakaway Farms has local beef and pork that is grass fed and free of anything unnatural! Try their dry aged, grass fed ribeyes, NY strips, and filets! They can custom cut anything to your specification.  They even have patties ready for grilling!

Harvest Lane is your place for fresh fruits, lettuce and vegetables for your cookout! They have everything from strawberries to oranges and cucumbers to tomatoes.  And don’t forget the salsas!

Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, it’s time to come in and see the new expansion and visit the new stands and your favorite stands. This month we will have more new stands joining us, so keep an eye out for more announcements!

Find us with convenient Lancaster parking just off Route 30 on Fruitville Pike next to the Panera Bread.