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Mother’s Day gift ideas in Temecula Valley – last minute shoppers can breathe easy with these local sweets, treats, and wine country ideas

Looking for the perfect mother’s day gift? And who doesn’t love a great deal, especially mom. So, check out this “local deal round up” on some of the best ways to tell mom “I love you,” and “I didn’t break the bank to prove it.”


71606_largeIlyaIlya Designs of Murrieta offers this custom jewelry discount perfect for mothers of all ages, or graduates, too. Ilya designs creates meaningful, wearable art – silver fingerprint charms and other uniquely groovy artisan jewelry, traditionally sold at the Murrieta Farmer’s Market. All ilya designs jewelry is created by an artist in the murrieta/temecula area and she has been a jewelry designer since 1992.  For only $17.50 you get a $35 gift card to use towards beautiful handmade jewelry from ilya designs!  Voucher until September, 2014.


68288_largeRocky Mountain Chocolate Factory: Perfect for mother’s day and father’s day, this deal affords $5 for $10 Worth of Caramel Apples, Chocolates, Fudge and More. At Promenade Temecula, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory is ideal for any sweet tooth. Good through June 14, 2014, satisfy your sweet tooth and indulge in a candy apple, rich and creamy homemade fudge, mint bark, chocolate-dipped pretzels or delicious chocolates. Temecula location only, excludes boxed items. Order the perfect mother’s day gift today. 


68370_large_2Temecula Carriage Company: A $99 special tour through wine country. Over half-price off, this deal includes a one hour tour for two into wine country. Tastings are not included with this offer, however upgrades are offered through Temecula Carriage Company. Reservations required, good through August 31, 2014. Treat your special someone like the prince or princess they truly are and gift a magical day. 


mount baldy chair liftBreakfast and Chairlift ride from Mount Baldy Ski Lifts: offers breakfast above the timberline – An incredible offer for hikers, start your day by taking the Sugar Pine Chairlift from the Ski Area parking lot at an altitude of 6,500 feet. The Chairlift ride ends at 7,800 feet and the Top of the Notch Restaurant for All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast buffet: scrambled eggs, meat lovers scrambled eggs, home fried potatoes, sausage links, bacon, french toast, pancakes, biscuits & gravy, oatmeal, fruit and assorted pastries. Coffee, water, iced tea and lemonade are included, other drinks are additional. Dine outside on one of the patios and take in the panoramic views of the mountains.  Whether you plan on summiting the top of Old Baldy or making the short 300 yard walk  from the Top of the Notch Restaurant to take in the desert view this deal is good through October, 2014.  Must activate voucher online at http://www.mtbaldyskilifts.com

Wine Country Deals:

71608_largeOak Mountain Winery: 3 deal options to choose from — ideal for mother’s day and father’s day gifts in Temecula area. Come and enjoy the outstanding wines from Oak Mountain Winery, with views of Oak Mountain, is an oasis of Temecula Valley. $15 for Wine Tasting for Two, $30 for Wine Tasting for Four, $45 for Wine Tasting for Six. Oak Mountain Winery is open daily from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.


70238_largeWine Country Trails by Horseback:  Ride through Temecula Valley horse country, into the vines and vineyards, earning about the region and its rich history. All experience levels are welcome, as are families. Perfect for mother’s day gifts and father’s day fun, order your next adventure. Expires August, 31, 2014. Reservations required, and rides are subject to availability and weather conditions. Valid Sunday-Wednesday, 230 pounds per rider. At only $39, this 90 minute guided tour on horseback departs from the ranch with experienced guides.


briarrose2Briar Rose Winery Tasting Coupon: Wine taste in style at the Walt Disney-esque estate of Briar Rose Winery. This coupon deal affords you and your guests two seated tastings at standard menu price. Known as Temecula’s first “cult” winery, Briar Rose is the place to taste the best Temecula Valley Wine country has to offer. Briar Rose Winery tasting is available by appointment only for couples or large groups. Closed on major holidays.

Date Night:

71815_largePanini and Hops: For only $15, get $30 worth of delicious paninis and a delectable arsenal of local and regional beers and wine. Open Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Expires September 5, 2014. Limit one deal per table per visit. Not valid on drink specials, or with happy hour specials. Tax and gratuity are not included.  For complete deal information, visit here.  Located in the Jefferson Town Center, Panini and Hops is the perfect off the beaten path outing for lingering over a delicious Belgian ale and appetizers for the full effect!

27715 Jefferson Ave. Suite 106

READ: Panini and Hops opens with a special blend of beer, wine, and favorite local flavors in Temecula 


Dinner and a Movie through Fandango and Restaurant.com:71936_large See any movie you like such as the Summer blockbuster “Malefescent,”  “Spiderman 2” or the highly anticipated “Godzilla” — Dining options include Zagat-praised steakhouses and top-rated sushi bars. Makes a classic date night affordable again. Fandango movie tickets with a bonus $25 certificate from Restaurant.com, select tickets to all movies at Fandango partner theaters, including new releases, 3-D and IMAX (up to $14 a ticket).


ajs_labellavitaGEMS of our Community Deal for La Bella Vita: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY, just join with Gems to get these and more discounts from La Bella Vita Italian Restaurant. At La Bella Vita, Italian chefs use only the freshest ingredients and healthy olive oil to create our authentic menu.With an emphasis on homemade fresh pasta and the best quality of ingredients, we prepare the same wonderfully flavored, centuries-old Italian dishes. We use fresh vegetables and elements that can only be found in genuine Italian cuisine. Deals include: Free Dessert, 50% Lunch Special, Wine and Dine for free glass of wine with meal, and 10% off Sunday brunch: 

About Ashley Ludwig

Ashley Ludwig is an Editor for Patch News, Orange County and Los Angeles. She is also an inspirational romantic suspense author.

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