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Moms come in all styles, hobbies and tastes. Some moms are readers, some knit and others love Yoga or a little chocolate kick to keep them going. This Mother’s Day, no mom should be left without a great gift in the city that has something for everyone. Here are the five best places to shop for Mother’s Day gifts in Pittsburgh.

In The Kitchen
1725 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 261-5513

Some moms are great foodies. Every food lover has seen a cooking show that showcases a new gadget, dish or appliance that only they would know how to use. Stop by In the Kitchen in the Strip District and you’ll surely be surprised by their magnificent collection of all things foodie. This shop has 100s of gadgets, pans, cups, saucers, bowls, quick recipe starters and so much more. Mom will have endless possibilities. The staff at this store are extremely knowledgeable about all their products and distant enough to let any shopper just looking to explore do so. Prices are all over the map, and you’ll find everything from simple $1 items all the way up to expensive kitchen accoutrements in this incredibly well-stocked store. Mom will thank you for your amazing gift and ask you where you got it to go on her own, so remember to attach a gift card as well.

Natural Stitches
6401 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15206
(412) 441-4410

A stitch in time saves nine, or so goes the saying. This means the more effort you put into a task, the more time you save later trying to correct a mistake. Shopping for the knitting mom at Natural Stitches will do just that: avoid returning a gift by finding some of the city’s best knitting and sewing supplies at this store. Right in The Village of East Side, next to Trader Joe’s, this not too far away store is perfect for the knitting mom.

Mon Aimee
2101 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 395-0022

If your mom is one of the billions of women who loves chocolate, then local chocolatier shop in the Strip District, Mon Aimee, is the place to shop. Any chocolate treat you can think of can be found here. The scents and aromas of a chocolate will lure you in from the outside. This sweet and savory confection destination will have mom in seventh heaven with her divine gift.

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Schoolhouse Yoga
2401 Smallman St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(412) 401-4444

When Pittsburghers think of Yoga, Schoolhouse Yoga is usually the first place that comes to mind. This Pittsburgh Yoga haven has a few local locations to reach any and all Pittsburghers. If Yoga is what your mom is all about, then head on over to this local Yoga center and pick up all things Yoga. Whether it’s a class or a workshop mom would enjoy, Schoolhouse Yoga has every type available. Maybe your mom has only expressed an interest in Yoga and isn’t quite sure how to get started. Talk to one of the many knowledgeable staff members to find the right fit Mantras, medications, aromatherapies, increased balance and flexibility could be the gift you give to the mom of the year.

Awesome Books
5111 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
(412) 471-1899

Like any bookworms, reading moms love a new conquest. Awesome Books certainly lives up to its name and has thousands of books to choose from. Their stock is awesome! Whether a book signing, public reading or just browsing is mom’s thing, this bookstore can accommodate all. Think you may know what type of books mom would love? Then don’t hesitate and pick out some books and stick in a flyer for upcoming events as a gift. If you’re not sure, don’t hesitate to stop by Awesome Books, because that equally awesome gift is just a gift card away.

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Angel Rodrigues relocated to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and loves exploring all things in the ‘Burgh. Whether it’s the local eateries, bakeries or shopping outlets, Pittsburgh is an exciting place to explore. You can find her work on