Gifts that say: ‘Mom, you’re the best’ – Metro US

Gifts that say: ‘Mom, you’re the best’

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and nobody wants to be that person who just gives their mom a coupon for “five free hugs.” So think fast and grab one of these great gifts that any gal would be thrilled to open on her special day.

L.A. Burdick Handmade Chocolates Spring Bon Bon Assortment: This two-tier box of 38 chocolates has everything from truffles flavored with Chambord, Grand Marnier and amaretto to bonbons flavored with mint, strawberry and rosehip. It’ll certainly satisfy mom’s sweet tooth. ($38) (220 Clarendon St. Back Bay or 52 Brattle St. Harvard Sq. www.burdickchocolate.com)

Skin Spa New York Deep Tissue Massage: Mom can savor 80 minutes of pure peace and quiet while having her muscles soothed at this recently opened Newbury Street spa. ($130) (284 Newbury St. 3rd Fl. www.skinspany.com)

Mirbeau Inn & Spa at the Pinehills: Sometimes the best gift is getting away. Mom can golf, get spa treatments, and sip wine at this escape to the French countryside… without the price of airfare. (Sunday-Thursday rooms start at $255, weekends start at $355.00) (35 Landmark Dr. Plymouth, MA www.mirbeau.com)

Winston Flowers White Phalaenopsis: The most regal of all flowers, the white orchid is the perfect gift that matches any decor. ($125) (Locations in Back Bay, Financial District, Chestnut Hill or www.winstonflowers.com)

Icon Salon Manicure/Pedicure Gift Card: In addition to hair styling and eyelash extensions, this Newton spot (owned by a son of Vidal Sassoon!) will give Mom a mean mani-pedi. ($40) (213 Sumner St., Newton Centre or www.iconhairsalons.com)

Nantucket Looms Sage Green Handwoven Mohair Wrap: You know it’s true: Moms are always cold. Warm her up with this cozy, handwoven dream, made above the store in their Nantucket studio. ($120) (51 Main St. Nantucket or www.nantucketlooms.com)

Bliss Spa Zest to Thrill Lemon and Sage Gift Set: Make every bath at home like a trip to the popular Boston spa with a soap, scrub, and body butter set in Lemon and Sage. ($106) (100 Stuart St. at W Boston or www.blissworld.com)

City Wine Tours: Bring Mom (or let her and some friends) frolic around one of Boston’s best neighborhoods on this tour de booze. ($70 per ticket) (www.citywinetours.com)

Christofle Rivage Simple Bangle: This classic piece from the Parisian silversmith works everywhere from the boardroom to the carpool. ($260) (296 Boylston St. at the Heritage on the Garden or www.theheritageonthegarden.com)

Small Spotted Phalaenopsis Bowl: Artist Emilio Robba’s flower bowls present stunning orchids suspended in water. Perfect as a centerpiece on your mom’s dinner table. ($135) (Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 25 Evans Way or www.gift.gardnermuseum.org)