KCMC Favorite Things Guide

It’s the season of love, and we treated our Kansas City Mom Collective team to our favorite gifts for girl friends form Kansas City businesses. We hope you’ll be inspired to love on your friends and fellow moms this Valentine’s Day, and spread some joy while you shop local.

Photo by Amber Dawkins Photography.

Nickel & Suede

Nickel & Suede is a Kansas City-based fashion and accessory brand started in 2014 by Kilee Nickels, Founder and Chief Executive Officer. Kilee’s eye for trends and her classic, unexpected style has inspired Nickel & Suede’s mission to offer just the right thing™ for every look. Best known for their lightweight leather earrings, heart styles are some of Nickel & Suede’s best selling styles and are perfect for Valentine’s Day occasions!

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Ellis Clothing Co.

Kansas City’s largest one stop boutique shop offering trendy fashion in S-3X, accessories, shoes and gifts! Ellis Clothing Company has locations in Lee’s Summit and Parkville, Missouri – as well as an extensive offering online.

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Bel Fiore Co.

The first of its kind in the Midwest, Bel Fiore Co. is an American-grown focused flower bar and boutique, located in Downtown Lee’s Summit. Create your own bouquet by the stem or enjoy a pre-designed bouquet, plus shop from one of our local vendors! For the busy on-the-go Mama, to fur-Mama, we make gifting easy – from self-care items handmade by Shelti Lavender Farms, to spoiling your pup with treats and toys from F51 Mercantile. We can’t wait to see you!

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Blush Beauty

Handmade bath and body products, custom blend lipgloss, handmade and designed makeup bags and accessories for women and girls.

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Boulevard’s Quirk

Who doesn’t love a whip? Bursting with exciting fruit flavors provided by real juice and complemented by notes of vanilla, it will make any party feel like an enchanted escape. Indulgent flavor meets clean, crisp taste in these gluten free seltzers, all 90 calories per can. Introducing the Quirk Hard Seltzer Whip Mix Pack – available in Kansas City now, it’s new, it’s delicious, and it’s available year round! Pineapple Orange Whip combines tropical, tart pineapple with notes of subtly sweet vanilla and a splash of sunny orange juice. Raspberry Lime Whip is a playful blend of ripe raspberry and tangy lime, delightfully balanced by soft vanilla-like sweetness. Peach Apricot Whip is the perfect harmony of sweet and succulent stone fruits, and a delicate hint of vanilla whip. Strawberry Banana Whip brings a big nostalgic flavor combination of sweet strawberry and smooth banana, coming together with notes of luscious vanilla.

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Brew Haha Coffeehouse

Brew Haha Coffeehouse was born not only out of a love for coffee but also a love for community. We believe that everyone needs personal connections with others and that there is no better way to foster those relationships than by relaxing in a comfortable, clean environment visiting over a delicious, warm cup of coffee (or tea).

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Buff City Soap

Frustrated by commercial soaps’ harsh chemicals, detergents, and animal fats, we set out to create a better way! Buff City Soap — delightfully scented plant based soaps, handmade daily, in each of our local Soap Makeries. We’re on a mission to create handmade products that are free of harsh ingredients and full of nourishing plant based goodness.

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Christopher Elbow Chocolates

Christopher Elbow Chocolates has been creating fine chocolates for over 19 years with decadent expressions of flavors from around the world. Beautifully designed and perfectly balanced in flavor, only the highest-quality ingredients are used in producing Elbow’s hand-crafted chocolates. Superior in taste, each chocolate box is the ultimate chocolate gifting experience.

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Evie Pearl Handmade

Evie Pearl Handmade is local to the Olathe area. Our handmade small shop offers a wide variety of hair accessories for all ages. We sure do love spoiling moms. A few of our favorite handmade hair accessories for moms are our knotted headbands, clip sets & oversized scrunchies.

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FH&L Creations

FH&L is a jewelry boutique located in Parkville Missouri. We offer earrings and bracelets for young girls all the way up to mature women. We also offer some great services for Valentines Day and mom’s in general. We do permanent jewelry in our store, no appointments required. We offer sterling silver and 14k gold chains and have about 20 different styles of chains. Sharing a permanent jewelry experience with your loved ones is such a great core memory you will get to share with that person. We can’t wait to see you!

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Hazel and Ollie

Hazel & Ollie us where color, meets pattern, with a bit of sparkle sprinkled in. Inspired by my kiddos, I love creating fun accessories and apparel, with a modern twist. I take that same sense of fun and create jewelry for adults. From earrings, to necklaces, and bracelets, my pieces are handmade, so you know they’re unique.

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Kansas City Taste Box

Kansas City Taste Box is perfect for you and your family this V-Day weekend! Each month features a new bakery item that you get to conveniently take home in 1 big Taste Box, to enjoy and vote on each of the 5-6 desserts from different local KC bakeries included. It’s a fun way to get to play food critic, while also discovering some new local favorites to frequent! You simply pick up your box from one of the two pop up pickup locations for the month via curbside. The February Taste Box features an assortment of delicious Red Velvet Desserts! Order this months box asap as the orders close on Feb 7th, for the Feb 11th pickup! https://kansas-city-taste-box.square.site/

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KC Style Haus

Over 50 small businesses united to bring gifts, jewelry, furniture, art, fashion and so much more! Shop online, or at our Country Club Plaza store. Find something fun for your sweetheart for Valentines Day!! www.kcstylehaus.com 4704 Wyandotte KC, Mo 64112

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Kendra Scott

Kendra Scott is a leading fashion-meets-philanthropy accessories brand inspired by the personal experiences of its founder and executive chairwoman, Kendra Scott. Kendra Scott is known for its kaleidoscope of fashion, sterling, and fine jewelry accessories for women and men, along with the innovative Color Bar®, a customizable experience, in addition to engraving.

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Ladyco is a local women’s boutique in Brookside that offers inclusive sizing, always. We have thoughtfully created a Valentine’s collection for our customers that include styles perfect for a special dinner out, or a cozy night in, plus a wide selection of gifts and cards for your loved ones.

Made in KC

Made in KC is Kansas City’s premier destination for local goods, gifts, apparel, and more- supporting over 300 local makers! Shop at our 10+ locations, including the Made in KC Marketplace on the Country Club Plaza, and online.

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The Roasterie

The Roasterie, “Kansas City’s Coffee Company”- serving the community for nearly thirty years with millions of cups brewed and working to impact lives with our commitment to KC, through transparent sourcing and highest quality roasting.

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rOOTS kc

We are rOOTS kc: cool plants for cool people. Kansas City’s newest plant and gift shop located in Westside KC. Pick your plant, pick your pot and we’ll pot it for you right on the spot! We offer Valentine’s Day delivery and a huge selection of tropical plants for your loved one. Let rOOTS kc be your Valentine’s Day gift destination!

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Salon & Spa De Crist

We love moms! Our desire at Salon & Spa De Crist was to create a beautiful space for you to come and relax and recharge so you can go back out and love your family with the best version of yourself! Can’t wait to spoil you!

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Sandlot Goods

Sandlot Goods is a soft goods manufacturer based in the heart of Kansas City. While hats are the calling card of Sandlot, their wallets, totes, drink sweaters, and pennants are made with the same high quality finish and attention to detail that the company is quickly becoming known for – they make goods worth passing down.

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Very Well KC

At Very Well KC, our approach is to support everyone who comes through our doors on their journey. As you are, where you are. We are a community of people that want to get better, do better and be well while helping you do the same. Our community has access to integrated, modern, holistic solutions for your mind, body and spirit for a more whole-person approach. We are committed to you and your goals for your wellness journey. From our infrared sauna, yoga classes, mediation classes, healing experiences, spa services, therapy services, classes, events and much more! We invite you to experience healing the Very Well KC way.

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Woodhouse Day Spa

Have you experienced the Woodhouse difference? This Valentine’s Day, share the experience of well-being with someone special, or create your own day of renewal at Woodhouse. We specialize in (single or couples) massage, nail treatments, facials, body treatments and more. And make sure to leave some extra time to relax in a signature Woodhouse robe in one of our Quiet Lounges!

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Sarah grew up in Manhattan, Kansas (Go Cats!), she moved to Minnesota where she met her husband, Shea. Realizing how much she hated snow in May, she convinced him to move to Kansas City in 2010. Together they have lived in Midtown, Waldo, the Plaza, and now Overland Park. Sarah is mom to 10-year-old, Henry, 7-year-old Clark and 5-year-old Lucy. She has her master’s in urban administration and is passionate about making Kansas City a more equitable and supportive community. In between the crazy, she likes to drink coffee, run, hike, travel as much as possible, and experience all things Kansas City!


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