Mother’s Day Gift Guide – SHOP LOCAL


There is no one more deserving of extra love and attention than moms and special mom figures in our lives!

We know that moms wear lots of hats and are worthy of being spoiled and loved on this Mother’s Day!  And if you need to pick out something special for yourself (or drop some hints) or shop for your mother, mother-in-law or special mom figure we have some great local gift ideas for you.

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Whimsy Grove

Whimsy Grove creates unique handmade polymer clay earrings with a beachy, airy vibe.

Use MOM23 for 10% off

The Thrifty Handmade

Handmade macrame, thrift finds, and mom things!

Use Code: MOMTHINGS10 

Oats & Ovy Farm

Oats & Ivy Farm

Oats & Ivy Farm is a small dairy goat farm specializing in goat milk soaps and skincare as well as goat experiences including baby goat yoga and baby goat snuggle sessions.

Tara Lashes

Extend your Lashes by Tara

**Certified Eyelash Stylist** Avoid running mascara and get Eyelash Extensions!! Take minutes off your daily routine and wake up looking and feeling Glamorous!!

Golden Pisces

Golden Pisces

We make custom fit, claspless permanent jewelry. You pick from our large selection of high quality chains and we attach it and weld it closed so the piece stays on your forever (or however long you’d like!) We carry a variety of styles in sterling silver and 14kt gold filled and we also have charms or connectors to add to really make your piece personal and custom! We offer bracelets, anklets, rings, and necklaces.

Honey Shine Calendula

Honey Shine Calendula is a calendula based all over skincare I began for my kids that have eczema and dry skin and struggled to find a healthy and clean option for them. I then created my first product the Calendula Salve that has only clean, homegrown and healthy ingredients. Starting in May of 2020 and growing more each year. We make a wide variety of products from salves to body butter to lotion bar to lip balms, even sunscreens and serums. 🎉 All over and multipurpose skincare for HANDS, FEET, FACE, LIPS, and everywhere in between made from SEED TO SALVE.

Fetes and Fables

Fetes and Fables is a small macrame and fiber art shop located in Simi Valley. Each piece is designed and handmade by owner Jessica Hecker, a mother of two young children with a passion for creating. The shop offers a range of beautiful home decor pieces and accessories, but by far the most unique item available is the personalized macrame family portrait. Capture the story of your family in a handmade piece of art you can cherish for years to come.

Karma Baker Inc

Ventura county best (and only) all vegan and gluten-free free full service bakery. Shipping the best cakes, cookies, donuts and amazing treats everywhere.

Good Vibes Wax Bar

Good Vibes Wax Bar

My name is Leslie, I am the owner of Good Vibes Wax Bar located in Ventura,Ca inside Sola Salons. I am a licensed Esthetician and Full body Waxer who specializes in Brazilian waxing! My services also include facials, lash lifts, eyebrow tint , and eyebrow lamination. I use the best techniques and the best products to ensure you have the best experience and awesome results. I look forward to spreading the Good Vibes to all of you.

Annie B. Goods

Annie B. Goods

Annie B. Goods was founded in 2020. Annie was finishing up over 28 years of teaching and was looking for something new. After a conversation with a friend about who fills our stockings at Christmas time, the gift box company was formed! The first product was a stocking stuffer kit for families to purchase with gifts and goodies to fill mom’s stocking. It even comes with instructions! Annie B. Goods has been evolving ever since. We’ve added graduation boxes, Mother’s Day boxes and more.

The NOW Massage Westlake Village

The NOW offers a space to escape the daily pressures of life and recharge your energy and spirit through the healing benefits of massage therapy. The NOW has quickly become LA’s hottest new wellness destination for locals and globe-trotting influencers alike.

The NOW is designed to serve as a sanctuary from the bustling city. Our aesthetic incorporates raw elements and natural materials to create a chic minimalist oasis. Interiors are inspired by nature. Natural wood surfaces and exposed beams are coupled with sheep skins and rawhides, cactus galleries and crystal grids. All the elements are aligned with nature and form the ultimate zen environment for optimum relaxation.

The NOW’s menu was crafted with the individual in mind with fully customizable enhancements from our Deep Tissue add-on, to Calm Balm, to our wildcrafted Herbal Heat Therapy among others. Come in for a 25 minute massage after a long day or book that refreshing 80 minute deep tissue for some real you-time.

Use: NOW10 – 10% off your first visit at The NOW Westlake Village


Lily Blue Design Co.

Lily Blue Design Co.

At Lily Blue Design Co I make handmade custom bracelets that were inspired by my daughters and love of fun, meaningful and affordable jewelry. I love to create custom bracelet stacks featuring the names of your kids, family, pets, passions, inspirational words or anything that brings you joy. Message me and let’s create a fun stack! I also have a code to waive shipping for anyone local to Ventura if you would prefer to pickup instead of ship!

Salt Sugar Heat

Salt Sugar Heat

I create custom cakes, cupcakes, sugar cookies and other confections.

Thrifty Whim

Thrifty Whim

Thrifty Whim curates affordable, previously loved modern, vintage, name brand, high end and unique clothing to promote sustainability and reduce waste.

Sol Artistry by SG

Sol Artistry by SG

I am a Holistic Esthetician, Reiki Master, and Sacred Space Holder, Spiritual Mentor, Intuitive Oracle Guide. I specialize in Reiki Energy Healing Facials and Sculptural Facelifting which is a deep facial massage that helps tone, lift, rejuvenate the skin and also great for TMJ/tension/headaches/grinding. Combining Reiki with this deep facial sculpting massage helps release energy that may feel stagnant and dense, healing from the inside out. I also hold space for women to come together in ceremony, circle, council, to share heart to hearts and feel connected and held. I like to share my healing modalities through also oracle readings/guidance and sound healing. It’s truly an honor to help others on this healing path.

Dynamic Flow Physical Therapy Inc

Dynamic Flow Physical Therapy Inc

Pregnant and postpartum moms struggling with pain with intercourse, urinary leakage or urgency, tailbone pain, or limited fitness? We can help you get back to doing the activities you love with confidence. Pelvic floor therapy can help with all of these issues and get you back to your goals. All of these issues can be common but are not normal, and you don’t need to live with them.

Use: Mothersday10 for 10% off your first visit good until June 15, 2023

Wicked Angel Beauty

Wicked Angel Beauty

I am a local Esthetician providing results driven facial treatments. I specialize in acne, anti aging, any scarring or discoloration. I also provide lash lifts and teeth whitening. I enjoy helping people to feel their best and confident in their own skin!

Nourish Within Wellness

I’m a certified holistic wellness & nutrition coach. I help moms with chronic inflammatory conditions, such as autoimmune disease, to reduce inflammation through lifestyle medicine. Together we uncover & address the root causes of your symptoms so you can learn to prevent & manage flares, have more energy for your family, and find balance, calm, & healing. I’m offering 20% off my 7 week Tame the Flame and 6 month Nourish, Heal, Flourish programs for the month of May in light of Mother’s Day.

Use: NWW20

Wildflower Winery

Wildflower Winery produces bright, fresh, low intervention wines from the Central Coast. Owner and winemaker Natalie Albertson is a mom of 2 in elementary school, she’s on the board for the Ventura County Indian Education Consortium, and is in the process of opening a tasting room in Ventura!

Natalie Dreaden Photography

Military & First Responders get $25 off!

Jenn Abrams Photography

Use: $50 off your first session! Just mention Ventura County Mom Collective.

Booking Vacation Memories

Hello, my name is Blanca Molina a local Ventura County Travel Advisor. I love helping busy moms and families with their vacation plans. I customize vacations all around the world to fit the families needs. I have a close relationship with partners all around the world to get the best service and packages put together for a great family vacation. My priority is my clients by Providing great customer service.

Holly Castillo Photography

Professional Wedding, Family, and Senior Portrait Photographer.

Illuminate Skin Studio

Illuminate Skin Studio is owned and operated by Sheena Brockus, Licensed Esthetician of over 18 years. Sheena’s experience in luxury spa services makes her a great fit for offering you or a loved one the ultimate gift of relaxation this Mother’s Day! Sheena offers a wide range of facial treatments and expert brow services.

Fit4Mom Simi Valley

Fit4Mom Simi Valley

FIT4MOM is the nation’s leading prenatal and postnatal fitness program, providing fitness classes and a network of moms to support every stage of motherhood. From pregnancy, through postpartum and beyond, our fitness and wellness programs help make moms strong in body, mind, and spirit.

Ventura County Mom Collective readers get 50% off our sign up fee. No code needed, just email [email protected] to redeem.

Lueur Beauty Bar

Lueur Beauty bar specializes in skincare, waxing and makeup services. I’m a huge believer of beauty starts from within and we are given one chance to be good to ourselves so what better way then a little self care. My first love was makeup which eventually led me into esthetics and now I’m able to help individuals not only achieve their skin goals but help them achieve beautiful makeup by starting with beautiful skin. The best part of being an esthetician and makeup artist is seeing someone gain confidence by helping them achieve their skin and makeup goals because the key to beautiful makeup is beautiful skin. I also offer makeup services for on-location or in-studio such as weddings, quinceañeras etc. or any other special events. Lueur Beauty bar means;“Glow” in French because no matter the service once you walk out the doors of Lueur Beauty Bar you will be “glowing” from the inside out!

Despite the Buzz

“Despite the Buzz” is a colorful cautionary tale about tech’s influence, an artfully designed human-interest story that encourages digital wellness. The novel was awarded first place for contemporary romantic fiction and third place for literary fiction at The BookFest. The realistic story is suitable for readers over 14 years old and is intended for parents and teachers. The independently published paperback includes educational resources and bookclub questions.

Local Mom Owned Businesses to Follow

Simply Healthy

Welcome to Simply Healthy! We are a Smoothie Bar and Healthy Snack Shop located off the 101 on Wendy Dr. in Newbury Park. Health is our focus. We have a team that specializes in Smoothies, Inner and Outer Nutrition, Healthy Meal Options, and Wellness Evaluations to help you achieve your health goals! Every shake has a minimum of 24 grams of protein, low in carbs, high in fiber, and has no added dairy or sugar. Our shakes are designed to be waistline friendly and in the zone. We also have many supplements and a skin care line for all types if people. If you require any special ingredients or have any particular restrictions don’t hesitate to let one of our coaches know so we can make a shake that is just right for you. Come in and check out our menu for a list of our fan favorites. Do you need a morning boost? Try our coffee or energy drinks.


Chiropractic wellness center specializing in pregnancy, pediatric, and family care. Small group Lagree fitness classes, therapeutic massage, infrared sauna, and ceragem.

Happy Baby Social Nest

Happy Baby Social Nest facilitates play-based classes for babies 6-18 months of age. Classes are 60 minutes and include semi-structured activities that are developmentally appropriate and provide opportunities for growth. Babies will get to engage in sensory exploration, music, and play while parents learn about the cognitive, physical, and social emotional benefits of the various activities.

House of Doh

House of Doh offers sensory kits for children of all ages. We make sure to provide high quality play dough made with all natural ingredients. All our kits, play dough or rice kits, are carefully thought out to help children explore with their senses. We also make peg dolls (wooden dolls) hand painted with careful details to encourage imaginative play. Our kits and peg dolls are bound to keep kids busy and give moms those extra few minutes of quiet time!

Little Bird

Hey mamas! We are Ventura’s local kids consignment shop. We are a small batch shop of gently loved kids clothing & goods. We also carry a curated section of new toys & gifts. Come see what gems you’ll find!

Use: HEYMAMA (20% off your first online order)

Fit Learning Ventura

Fit Learning is an accelerated, evidence-based reading program tutoring center, that is designed to strengthen essential cognitive skills, improve academic performance, and boost confidence in all types of learners. The result is a profoundly transformative process that consistently produces 1 year’s worth of growth in as little as 40 hours.

Ladybird Designs

Ladybird Designs is a residential interior design studio specializing in creating liveable and loveable homes for busy, working parents. I help families in all stages of design by creating mood boards, space plans, and selections, down to the smallest detail. I love what I do! Nothing makes me happier than helping families feel relaxed and proud of their beautiful and functional homes.

Vivid Pixs Photobooth

Themed photobooth services for all events.

Wishing all the wonderful mothers and special mother figures a HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY!

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Cascia Smith
Cascia was born and raised in the Arizona heat. While receiving her Pre-Med degree at HIU in California, a blonde, surfing, skateboarding boy stole her heart. In 2004, she married Chuck and had many adventures living in Arizona, California and Colorado. They now call Simi Valley home and have three wild and curious children - Becker (10), Bodie (7) and Lyla (6). She has been blessed to be a teacher, summer camp staff/program director, SAHM and now the owner of Ventura County Mom Collective. Playing guitar, writing songs, and reading any and every parenting book helps keep her sane and happy! A good cup of coffee or a bubbly La Croix can usually be found in her hand! She tries to live by the motto "I'd rather recover from failure than live with regret.


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