In our dreams we envision Mother’s Day with flowers, tea, brunch, well-dressed (and well-behaved) kids and hours upon hours of sleep. In reality we’re happy with a handmade card and an extra cup of joe. But, if your partner or kids are looking for some extra inspiration this year then forward them this round up of amazing local gift ideas. Best. Mother’s. Day. Ever!

AntoArts

Made in the heart of D.C., these too-cute custom plant markers will instantly spice up any garden, while helping you quickly identify what's growing. Bonus: The markers can be personalized with names of plants, vegetables, flowers, words and even kids' names.

Available at etsy.com; $22.50 for five

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If you’re a mom are there any local gifts you’ve been eyeing? What else should we add to our local gift guide?

— Hilary Riedemann and Ayren Jackson-Cannady