Plan a Perfect Mother's Day
Breakfast: Serve It in Bed
Breakfast in bed is a classic Mother's Day treat. Serve Mom a tray that includes her favorite breakfast, a personalized card, and a vase of fresh spring flowers.
Pastel Place Setting
If Mother's Day breakfast in bed is a household no-no, make sure Mom has a pretty place to eat her breakfast or brunch. Spring is the season for light, bright and fresh. Bring all of that to the table.
In this Mother's Day flower arrangement, a footed dish is home to shades of pink and pops of green. This DIY Mother's Day gift is easy to make with a simple vase from any home and garden store. Our arrangement includes roses, ranunculuses, and seasonal greenery.
Breakfast Recipe: Greens, Eggs and Ham Frittata
Greens, eggs, and ham, all grown up! Fresh spinach or kale is the green in this easy breakfast recipe. Frittatas are perfect for brunch, and Mother's Day brunch is no exception.
Breakfast Recipe: Ginger Acai Bowl
Breakfast bowls can go waaaaay beyond cereal. Treat Mom to a breakfast that is as pretty as it is tasty. Plus, it'll look great in the Facebook post she'll share with all her friends.
Brunch Recipe: Mixed Berry Shortcake
It's Mom's special day; she deserves to have dessert first. Cake is an undeniably sweet staple, but the addition of fresh fruit takes it up a notch.
Brunch Recipes: Blue-Cheese Bacon Cloud Eggs
Mmmmmm, bacon. Show off all the kitchen skills your mom has taught you by whipping up a batch of cloud eggs. Creamy blue cheese perfectly complements smoky bacon.
Activities: At-Home Mother's Day Activities
Spend time with mom working on projects that beat any gift you could buy at a store. What could be a better Mother's Day gift than quality time?
Mother's Day is all about enjoying time with your mom. If she loves the outdoors, head outside and enjoy the spring weather as you tend to the family garden together.
Activity: Host a Mother's Day Tea Party
Be the hostess with the mostest and let Mom just relax. Invite over her gal pals and throw the tea party of the year so Mom can spend the day with her feet—and her pinky—up.
Activity: Take a Bike Ride
This Mother's Day activity is all about the outdoors. Whether you find a special trail or you take a spin around the neighborhood, the whole family will enjoy the weather and each other's company.
Activity: Mother's Day Crafts
Looking for unique Mother's Day ideas? There are so many ways to show your mom that you love her. Handmade crafts come straight from the heart, and this is one she's sure to treasure.
Activity: Go to the Park
Take a stroll or have a picnic in the park to share the special day with a mom of any age. A day at the park is the perfect way to get Grandma involved, too. From the swings to the benches, there is something for everyone.
Try a new recipe: Asparagus Ribbon Salad
Who needs lettuce? Long, beautiful strips of asparagus are the base of this fresh salad. Mother's Day, like all holidays, is a great excuse to try something new.
Mother's Day Recipe: Pesto-Prosciutto Flatbread
Eight minutes in the oven is all it takes to get this homemade flatbread ready for the table. This is a day for pampering your mom, so don't make her wait!
Succulent and Rose Tabletop
Top off the special day with a special centerpiece. Succulents and roses tag team to create a bold arrangement. Bonus: this centerpiece is short enough that the family can make conversation above it.
Gift Idea: Paper Flowers
Looking for a unique Mother's Day gift idea? Paper flowers are a new twist on Mother's Day bouquets. These colorful creations make perfect gift toppers, cards, or keepsakes.
Gift Idea: Seed Packets
Celebrate the sweetness both Mom and spring offer with flowers that will keep her smiling long after Mother's Day. Wrap store-bought seed packets for your mom's favorite blooms in easy-stitch burlap bags, and seal the bags with a plant marker. If you want to spice up the bag, pin a vintage picture of the flower on top for an added touch.
Gift Idea: Kitchen Wall Art
Family is what's most important on special days like Mother's Day. Give your mom this gift to remind her how much you care. To make, buy several wooden spoons—one for each letter. Paint the ends of each spoon; let dry. Using a letter stencil, lightly blot white paint to make one letter on each spoon; let dry. Cut a piece of cardboard to fit the opening of a picture frame (make sure the frame can fit all spoons with a 1/2-inch border on all sides). Wrap white canvas around the front of the cardboard; hot-glue to secure. Insert in frame; hot-glue spoons to the canvas.
Gift Idea: Homemade Truffles
Edible Mother's Day gifts are the best Mother's Day gifts! Homemade truffles make a great gift for all the moms in your life. To package or store them, place them in an airtight container in a single layer.