3 to See: Make Mother’s Day Magical

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, it’s time to start getting those plans in place for the special day honoring that queen in your life! Although this year’s celebration may look a little different than last, there are still plenty of options to make Mother’s Day fun and festive, while also supporting some awesome local businesses.

Ma Ma Se, Ma Ma Sa, Ma Mimosa!

Brunch is a necessity when it comes to Mother’s Day, so be sure to order some delicious family-style brunch from Cooks Tavern in Tacoma. This Mother’s Day Brunch Kit is perfect for families feeding four or more. Brunch options include the Three Little Pigs Strata or the Spring Vegetable Strata, along with a delicious cherry crumble coffee-cake, a fruit cocktail, and a mixed green salad with balsamic vinaigrette. Mom-osa Kit’s are also available as an add-on. Simply place your order by Friday, May 8 and pickup on Saturday, May 9 to surprise Mom with a brunch to remember!

The Mother’s Day Seafood Boil/Prime Rib at the Mill Steakhouse in Milton will be sure to start her day off right! Featuring a limited time Mother’s Day menu including a seafood boil option with dungeness crab, clams, mussels, jumbo prawns, and more, as well as Prime Rib alternative. This brunch also comes with two salad options, and a chocolate triple mousse cake with raspberry for dessert. Pre-order available online through May 8 and pick-up Sunday, May 10 between 1–3 p.m. for a delicious brunch, sure to satisfy!

If you love your mom a latte, start the morning off with coffee paired with a delicious homemade biscotti. The Art of Crunch and Anthem Coffee Company have partnered up for the perfect coffee and biscotti Mother’s Day gift duo! Treat mom with an assortment of nine delicious biscotti along with a package of Anthem’s Live Loud blend coffee to start the day off on the right note. Pre-order through Thursday, May 7 and pick up Saturday May, 9 from Anthem in Downtown Puyallup, Point Ruston, or Sunrise Village.

Mom-umental Mother’s Day Activities

Keep the fun going throughout the day by participating in a Mandala Stones live online workshop hosted by Dazed & Reused Artworks & Boutique in Tacoma. Paint your own Mandala Stone with Mom from the comfort of your home, and follow along with the fully interactive workshop online. Simply pick up the supplies curbside or have them mailed to you if you prefer that option instead. Buy your ticket here to remember the special day spent creating beautiful art, an experience you and your mom can cherish forever!

Surprise Mom with a beautiful virtual bouquet of flowers from India’s Museum of Art and Photography! Offering a Bouquet of Hope featuring flowers that have been submitted to the museum from all over the world — some drawn, painted, photographed, or made up of different beautiful fabrics. If you are in need of something to make mom feel special this Mother’s Day, you can pick out your favorite flowers and send them to her virtually!

If Mom is a history buff, enjoy Washington State History Museum’s History After Hours with her and learn about the history of whiskey and mixology in the Pacific Northwest! Listen to cocktail historian Renee Cebula while learning how to properly make a whiskey sour as well as a delicious gin fizz, sure to impress your friends at the next virtual happy hour. Ingredients will be posted ahead of time so you and Mom can be sure to mix along, and the event will go live at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 7 on the History After Hours Facebook live page. Tune in for some history, drinking, and guaranteed Mother’s Day fun!

Family Dinner for the Win

Even though you aren’t able to go out and have that classic fancy dinner this Mother’s Day, you can still bring the fancy dinner home to you! Order a delicious Mother’s Day meal from Anthony’s to-go. Its “Just For Mom” three-course meal features a Best of the Season Spinach Salad, a Filet and Lobster Tail, and a Bailey’s Irish Cream Chocolate Mousse for dessert. Family dinners for two or more are also available, featuring delicious options for the whole family. A Fran’s Chocolates’ Almond Gold Chocolate Bar will also be included as an additional sweet treat for mom and the option to add on a bottle of Chateau Ste. Michellle’s Sparkling Wine for an added $15. Be sure to pre-order over the phone by Thursday, May 7 and pick up either Saturday, May 9 or Sunday, May 10 to surprise mom with a delicious memorable Mother’s Day meal!

Wind down the night with some of Terra Blanca’s wine and delicious dinners available to-go! The dinner for two features an insalata di casa, crab-stuffed salmon, artichoke mashed potatoes, sauteed spinach, fresh fruit, and red velvet cake for dessert! Three different wine pairings are also available to choose from along with other delicious add-ons. My Garden Over Floweth will also be available at pick-up, providing fresh, farm-grown flower bouquets to bring home to mom, along with Terra Blanca’s special Mother’s Day Gift Package, sure to make mom feel truly loved and appreciated!

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