Mother’s Day only comes once a year and even though you may not be in the financial situation to shell out a ton of money for your mom with these dining out ideas, that doesn’t mean you can’t make her feel special.
Mother’s Day isn’t really so much about the gift, it’s more about the thought behind the gift, so instead of paying top dollar and being sad and broke on May 11, this year try out a Mother’s Day gift that is cheap but still meaningful.
1. Surprise her with Breakfast in Bed
Expect looks of confusion, which slowly warm to wonder and appreciation when presenting ‘Mother Dearest’ with a tray laden with breakfast goodies. You don’t have to be a domestic god or goddess to whip up an amazing breakfast but for those you who are culinary inclined we have some great recipe ideas on what you could make. The ultimate treat for a mom on a Sunday morning is waking up to a freshly brewed cup of tea (or coffee), and a lovingly made breakfast under the comfort of the bed & blanket.
2. Take her for Afternoon tea
However British this tradition may seem, afternoon tea or High Tea is perfect for taking mom somewhere special and just having a chat. Tea, cucumber sandwiches and cakes are a perfect accompaniment to reminiscing and catching up and simply letting her know that you are making time for her. Here are our top picks for afternoon tea.
Make Mom feel appreciated and pampered with some much wanted ‘me time’. A spa treatment voucher is a perfect gift for Moms who more often than not, juggle careers, social commitments and family in a constant state of multitasking. Let her just sit back and relax and rejuvenate, thanks to you. For a selection of hotel spas visit www.sleepout.com
On occasion, escapism, popcorn and laughter is the perfect answer to time well spent and enjoyed. This Mother’s Day, treat her to a date at the cinema. And boys…let her pick the movie, she may not want to watch shoot-outs, explosions, blood and guts…on the other hand, maybe she will! For up to date cinema times check out www.flix.co.ke.
5. DIY Picture Frame
A sentimental mom will always appreciate pictures of the people she loves, especially in a custom frame. Here is one way of making a super simple picture frame How to Make an Orange Juice Picture Frame