Pamper Mom This Mother’s Day
It’s that time of the year again, when we set aside a day to thank our moms for everything they do and have done for us. Though we should thank our moms more often, this is the perfect time to pamper your mom and show her how much you care.
Here are some ways you can surprise your mom on Mother’s Day, or maybe another time throughout the year!
What better way to toast Mom than with champagne? Do just that in Orlando at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress’s champagne brunch Sunday, May 11. The gourmet brunch menu includes Blue Corn Strawberry Pancakes, Maryland Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes, Chilled Kobe Tenderloin, and Hibachi Style Sea Bass along with assorted salads, cheeses, hand-crafted desserts, and free-flowing champagne. Cheers! ($69/adult; $34.50/child ages 4 – 12)
Overlooking the Gulf of Mexico, brunch at the Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village can’t be missed! While your eyes feast on the view, your stomachs will feast on a delicious brunch with incredible options, such as monte cristo eggs benedict with maple hollandaise, pecan encrusted pork loin with lavender honey glaze and strawberry panna cotta with balsamic drizzle. Delish! ($54.95/adult; $19.95/child)
Moms get the royal treatment at Boca Raton Resort & Club, A Waldorf Astoria Resort – from a complimentary Ritual Bath when purchasing a 50-minute spa purchase, to a decadent Jazz Brunch. Brunch is served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., so you can spend the day in bliss! ($85/adult; $35/child) Or, stay overnight and take advantage of the Best of Waldorf Astoria Package, which includes a $50 resort credit per night. (from $319/night)
The Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans celebrates moms right! Moms and daughters can enjoy a Mother/Daughter Spa Day of relaxing and pampering in the award-winning Ritz-Carlton Spa (packages start at $530) before sipping tea at the Mother’s Tea on Saturday, May 10 (adults & children: $45). Or, bring your appetites to the Mother’s Day Feast on Sunday, May 11 (adults: $85; petit gourmets under 12: $39).
Afternoon tea is served with live entertainment Saturday, May 10 (11 a.m. and 2 p.m.) and Sunday, May 11 (11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.) at the Le Salon inside the Windsor Court Hotel’s lobby, also in New Orleans. After a welcoming cocktail, indulge in the finest loose-leaf teas, English tea sandwiches, and seasonal scones and clotted cream. Desserts from Pasty Chef Shun Li include miniature cakes, tartlets, chocolate covered strawberries and truffles ($37/person).
Mother’s Day Brunch at the Waldorf Astoria New York is nothing short of spectacular, as you’d expect. Think endless unique, gourmet hot and cold dishes, including crepe and omelet stations; a raw bar complete with caviar, clams, oysters, shrimp and crab; a number of carving stations; a made-to-order Eggs Benedict station; and hundreds of desserts from which to choose. Seating begins at 10 a.m., and the last seating is at 4 p.m. ($145/adult, including one libation; $70/child)
If your mom likes jazz, make Sunday Jazz Brunch reservations at The Kitano, New York. In addition to amazing music, you two can feat on an elaborate buffet that will be sure to satiate your appetites. Seatings at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. ($35/person, including one complimentary drink)
Want to spend more time with Mom? Take her to Chicago and surprise her with JW Marriott Chicago’s“A Few of My Favorite Things” Mother’s Day Package. Available exclusively May 10 and 11, the package includes overnight accommodations, a personalized 20-piece box of Katherine Anne Confections truffles and a bottle of Brancott Sauvignon Blanc. (from $235/night)
If the Big Apple is more your scene, The London NYC has you covered with The Ultimate Fashionista Package: overnight accommodations in a suite, two blowouts at Drybar, two fashionable cocktails and a $1,000 gift certificate for a Bovet or Ulysse Nardin timepiece. (from $839/night)
Or, if you want to give her the gift of travel, but leave the destination up to her, a BnBFinder Travel Gift Certificate may be the answer. The certificate never expires, and is good at more than 1,500 B&Bs and inns. Give your mom the gift of options!
Give your mom a symbol of your love and appreciation: a cuff from Time by Design, designed by Better Potler. These detailed yet minimalist cuffs complement any outfit, day or night, and are available in rose gold, gold and silver.
What do you have planned to celebrate your mom this Mother’s Day?