Great Mother's Day ideas
Make a Mother's Day to remember with these ideas for delectable drinks, a picnic feast, homemade gifts, and a beautiful brunch.
This easy brunch is fun for both kids and grownups. Get our recipes for Green Onion Corn Muffins, Spinach and Artichoke Cheese Custard, Maple-candied Bacon, and blueberries with oranges.
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Greet Mom with a glass of sparkling orangeade this Mother’s Day. The drink gets a more delicate flavor from freshly squeezed juice, but in a pinch, feel free to go for made-from-concentrate.
Recipe: Sparkling Orangeade
The beloved brunch staple gets a glamorous update. Add a little sparkle to your Mother's Day morning by mingling a standard mimosa with the flavors of a sea breeze cocktail (vodka topped with cranberry and grapefruit juices).
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Forgo the Mother's Day restaurant madness and instead opt for this easy alfresco lunch. The whole meal packs into a basket or backpack to take to a park, on a hike, or just out to the backyard for a relaxed celebration with the family.
Skip the delivery and fix up your own heartfelt floral bouquet for Mom instead. San Francisco florist Erin Rosenow shares her tricks of the trade for how to create perfect arrangements at home.
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Mom's sure to love this fresh and flavorful dish. Cilantro, lime juice, and garlic bring zip, and chicken begs to be barbecued this time of year. Add a side of Linguine with Artichokes and Lemon or Beans with Tarragon Vinaigrette to round out the meal.
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