Do you have plans yet to celebrate Mother’s Day with your mom this weekend? This year, show your mom just how much she means to you. Ditch the boxes of chocolates and clichéd bouquet of roses and try one of these 5 unique ideas instead! They are sure to surprise and delight her!
Pack the Perfect Picnic – You know that the restaurants will be jam-packed on Sunday. Instead of waiting in line at some restaurant, take some time to put together a simple, portable picnic filled with her favorite foods. Not the cooking or baking type? Grab a few prepared dishes from a local deli or catering company, toss it in a basket with a blanket, and take your mom to her favorite park to enjoy and spend some quality time together!
Recreate Old Family Photos – For a fun gift that’s bound to make your mother laugh (and strike up some old memories of the good times), try recreating some old family photos with your siblings or other family members! Find clothing, accessories, and settings that look as much as possible as the ones in the original photo. Frame your favorite shots and print it out for you mom to enjoy!
Plant Flowers Together – You could always give your mom a bouquet of roses, but it would be a lot more memorable and meaningful if you were to plant some flowers together. Visit a nursery and select some seedlings or bulbs for your mom’s garden or get together to plant window boxes or potted herbs together! Depending on the type of plants you choose, these plants could be something your mom can enjoy all season long for many years to come!
Treat Her to Homemade Chocolate – It might be easy to give your mom a box of chocolates from the grocery store, but it won’t be as tasty or meaningful if it isn’t handmade. Pull out your favorite recipe and whip up a batch of cookies, truffles, or any other delicious treat to surprise your mom with. This gift will be sure to make her feel special!
Give to a Cause – What’s your mom passionate about (besides you, of course)? You can use Mother’s Day as a great opportunity to give or volunteer with her favorite cause! Maybe it’s walking dogs at the local animal shelter, reading to kids in a neighborhood library, or giving a donation to a sanctuary of sorts. Find out what your mom loves and do something meaningful for her to wow her on Mother’s Day!
What are your plans for Mother’s Day? Tell us all about what you’re going to do for your mom on our Facebook page or let us know how it went after Sunday. Happy Mother’s Day to all the mothers out there!