Celebrate the mothers in your life and support local business.

We know that your Mother's Day festivities may look a little different this year, but we wanted to put together a list of where you can get the best local gifts and to-go brunches to make her feel special. 


Brunch at Home

750 Cucina Rustica
7 Jandus Rd
Cary, IL

  • Family dinner for Four: $109.90
    • Rustic Italian Salad
    • Penne Vodka
    • Surf & Turf w/green beans
      • Filet mignon pan roasted with Barolo wine sauce and Faroe Island salmon pan roasted with lemon caper sauce
    • Decadent Chocolate Cake

** Must order by Friday, May 8 **

Da Baffone Cucina Italiana
111 N. Main St.
Crystal Lake, IL

  • Nonna's 7 Course Family Style Dinner : $25/person
    • Bruschetta Caprese Duet
    • Pasta e Fagioli Soup
    • House Salad
    • Rigatoni Meat Sauce
    • Meatballs & Braciolini
    • Chicken Vesuvio with peas & potatoes
    • Tiramisu
    • Red or White Wine

Port Edward
20 W. Algonquin Rd
Algonquin, IL

  • Adults: $40 (with champagne $49.50)
    • Dessert (choice of one)
      • Chocolate brownie cake
      • New York Cheesecake
    • Entrees (choice of two)
      • 1/2 lb crab legs
      • Atlantic Salmon w/ champagne dill sauce
      • Stuffed chicken breast w/ asparagus & swiss
      • London broil w/ mushroom demi sauce
      • Ham w/ fruit sauce
    • Appetizers (choice of one)
      • 1/2 lb peel n' eat shrimp
      • Spinach & artichoke dip
  • Kid's Brunch: $12
    • Breakfast item (choice of one)
      • Bacon & waffles
      • Egg casserole (eggs, bacon, spinach, potatoes and cheese)
    • Entrees (choice of one)
      • Chicken tenders & fries
      • Fried shrimp & fries
      • Angel hair pasta w/ marinara
      • Ham w/ fruit sauce & mashed potatoes
    • Dessert (choice of one)
      • Jello
      • Chocolate mousse


Restaurant Town Phone Brunch Pricing
Broken Oar Barrington 847-639-9468 Dinner for 4 : $50
Cafe Olympic Crystal Lake 815-459-4100 $20/ person
Cucina Bella Algonquin 847-458-2504 Menu for 2 : $60
D'Andrea Banquets Crystal Lake 815-459-7234 Family of 10 : $195, Family of 6 : $150
DC Cobbs Woodstock & McHenry 815-332-0696 Brunch for 4-6 : $99
Porkies Pig Roast Woodstock 815-337-6465 Brunch for 4-6 : $39
Eggville Cafe Cary 847-516-4300 Brunch for 4-5 : $40
Public House of Woodstock Woodstock 815-337-6060

2 people : $65, 4-6 people : $130

(with champagne & OJ : $150

Village Vintner Winery & Brewery Algonquin 847-658-4900 Brunch for 4 : $125
Windhill Pancake Parlor McHenry 815-385-1172 $17.99/ person


Local Gifts

Casting Whimsy
203 Main St.
Woodstock, IL

  • Tea of the Month Subscription
    • Each month you will receive a full size tin and sampler tin of tea. 3 month subscriptions are shipped monthly. 6 and 12 month subscriptions are shipped every 2 months and will contain 2 full size tins and 2 samplers per box. Must order before the 5th of the month to receive the current month box. Boxes are mailed on the 15th of the month or 1st business day following.

Jackass Charm Soap
228 N. Benton St.
Woodstock, IL

  • The Ruthie
    • Whenever Mr. Sudsalot needs some peace, he "Ruthies" his wife with her signature adult beverage. In his honor, Jackass Charm Soap has immortalized his brilliance with a soap. 
    • Ingredients: Avocado oil, olive oil, coconut oil, distilled water, castor oil, sodium hydroxxide, shea butter, coconut milk, spiced rum, turmeric infused sunflower oil, maddar infused almond oil, sodium lacatate & dried orange peel. 

Morkes Chocolates of Huntley
11801 Main St.
Huntley, IL

  • Heart Box One Pound Strawberries
    • A lavish heart box filled with a hand-picked selection of Morkes' favorite assorted chocolates. The selection will include two-thirds milk chocolate and one-third dark chocolate. The box color may vary but will always come wrapped in cello with a ribbon.

Silver Prairie Natural Soap Company
124 Cass St.
Woodstock, IL

  • Pamper Me Gift Set
    • Includes 1 large bath bomb, 1 shampoo bar, 1 whipped body butter, 1 wooden soap dish and a stylish gift bag

The Bike Haven
McHenry & Woodstock

  • Townie Original 7D Step-Thru
    • Lucky number 7 means gears a-plenty for most general riding. With a Shimano 7-speed derailleur, powerful front and rear linear-pull brakes and Electra’s Flat Foot Technology, the Townie 7D is the best-selling bike in the U.S.
Store Town Phone Store Type
A New Interiors Anew Woodstock 815-337-9131 Home Décor/ Vintage
Anime & Things Woodstock 815-308-8867 Anime
Apple Creek Flowers Woodstock 815-338-2255 Florist/Gift Shop
Black Oak Home & Haven Woodstock 815-308-5059 Home Décor
Black Orchid Boutique McHenry 815-322-2624 Women's Clothing
D&A Salon Woodstock 815-527-7559 Beauty
Down 2 Earth Woodstock 815-527-5300 Cultural Gifts Store
EmpowHer Boutique Woodstock 815-276-6342 Beauty
Enlightened Balance Crystal Lake 815-307-1180 Astrology
Ethereal Confections Woodstock 815-687-0320 Chocolate Shop
Finery & Finishes Richomond 815-321-9239 Women's Clothing
Ginger Blossom Richomond 815-678-4015 Cultural Gifts Store
Hattie & Myrt Woodstock   Women's Clothing
jH Events and Flowers McHenry 815-331-9616 Florist/Gift Shop
Kitchen Outfitters Crystal Lake 779-220-4653 Kitchen Gadgets
Locker's Flowers McHenry 815-385-2300 Florist/Gift Shop
Lulu's wiggin Out Crystal Lake 815-356-9900 Accessories
Material Things Woodstock 815-575-9701 Art Gallery
Ms. Bossy Boots Crystal Lake 815-444-6856 Footwear
Nelson's Jewelry Crystal Lake 815-459-2411 Jewelry
Out of the Box Crystal Lake 815-444-7446 Gift Shop
Read Between the Lynes Woodstock 815-206-5967 Independent Bookstore
Running Depot Crystal Lake 815-788-9755 Running Gear
Savior World Woodstock 847-728-8811 Health & Beauty
Soul Focus Woodstock 815-337-9299 Gift Shop
Steffan's Jewelers McHenry 815-385-6070 Jewelry
Studio 2015 Jewelry Woodstock 815-337-2015 Jewelry
The Clothes Gallery Crystal Lake 815-455-3307 Women's Clothing
The Olive Tap Crystal Lake 815-459-6457 Specialty Grocery Store
The Sugar Circle Woodstock 815-337-3333 Bakery
Twisted Stem Floral Crystal Lake 815-459-9770 Florist
Wear Did U Get That Crystal Lake 815-455-7500 Women's Clothing
Winestock Woodstock 815-308-5610 Wine Bar
Yours & Meyn Crystal Lake 815-455-2500 Home Décor