Mother’s Day Guide

The moms in our lives do so much for us, and they deserve to be recognized and appreciated for everything they do. Hence, Mother’s Day is a very special day. This year, Mother’s Day falls on Sunday, May 12th. This guide will walk you through great gift ideas, fun activities, and fabulous restaurants that will make your mom feel like the fantastic, one-of-a-kind woman she is. 

Gifts for Mom

Heart Snapshot Mix Photo Art (Minted)

This heart-shaped collage commemorates the best moments of her life, from birthday celebrations to candid laughs. Select the framed option, since you know mom will want to hang it up right away.

Custom Family Necklace (Etsy)

This beautiful custom family necklace is 100% handcrafted with Sterling Silver – perfect for daily wear or as a unique and meaningful gift for your loved ones, for any occasion.

Wood Cookbook Holder with Metal Ledge – Hearth and Hand with Magnolia (Target)

If she loves to cook, this cookbook holder ensures recipes stay right in front of her. Featuring a slanting design to offer you a clear reading angle, this cookbook easel features a metal ledge at the front to keep your recipe book in place and a metal stand at the back to prevent it from toppling over.

Terrain Floral Cotton Garden Gloves (Anthropologie)

If your mom is a gardener who is happiest with her hands in the dirt, get her the gift of beautiful gardening gloves to keep her hands clean and protected. These ones are machine washable, so no matter how gross they get, they’re easy to clean.

Plush Robe (Pottery Barn)Mother's Day Guide

This soft, cotton robe works hard, absorbing all of the water post-shower and keeping you snug and warm long after you’ve already dried off. A bathrobe is also the best way to make your home feel like a hotel.

Mother’s Day Activities

No matter who you’re celebrating – wife, mom, sister, aunt, grandmother, or other maternal figure – there are countless fun and memorable activities on Mother’s Day. Please keep reading for some of our favorite ideas. 

Serve Her Breakfast in Bed

Moms deserve to be pampered for all their hard work, and breakfast in bed is the perfect way to shower her with love. Not only does she get some well-deserved time to sleep in, but she also gets her favorite foods brought directly to her without leaving her warm, comfortable bed. Whether she prefers pancakes, a breakfast sandwich, eggs and bacon, a yogurt parfait, or cinnamon rolls, the options are endless; don’t forget the coffee and mimosas!

Head to Dallas Farmer’s Market

Pick up fresh produce, delicious foods, and unique trinkets with mom at the Dallas Farmer’s Market. The Shed Open Air Farmer’s Market is open Saturdays from 9 AM to 5 PM and Sundays 10 AM – 5 PM. The Shed is an open-air pavilion where you can shop from regional vendors who grow, raise, make and produce food. You’ll find a mix of farmers with seasonal produce grown in this climate, ranchers with naturally raised meats, cheese, eggs and honey, and food artisans who make breads, canned and regional/international foods. The Shed also has a handful of arts and crafts vendors throughout the year.

Mother's Day Guide

Treat Her to a Day at the Spa

Moms are often incredibly busy; they have little time to rest and relax. Why not treat her to a day at the spa to make her feel her very best, inside and out? Whether she prefers a specific treatment life, a pedicure or manicure, or desires a deep tissue massage or complete spa treatment, she deserves it. You can join her on her spa day or drop her off for some well-needed alone time. 

Go on a Picnic

There is something timeless and wonderful about a picnic. Having a delicious meal outside in the beauty of nature with people you love is a perfect way to make lasting memories. You can go to her favorite park/garden or your backyard. Whether you prefer to keep it intimate with just a couple of people or the whole family, this is a beautiful way to honor the mother(s) in your life. This natural woven basket from Hearth and Hand with Magnolia is the perfect container to store all your food, drinks, and silverware.

Brunch and Dinner Reservations

Mother's Day GuideTaking your mother to a delicious brunch or dinner is a beautiful way to show her how much she means to you. As Mother’s Day is one of the most popular days for restaurants, make your reservations in advance!

Ida Claire

An intriguing, southern-inspired restaurant, Ida Claire serves a variety of mouthwatering dishes for brunch and dinner. Choose from delicious foods like chicken and waffles, southern quiche, biscuits, gravy, or French toast for brunch. Tasty options for dinner include harvest ravioli, wood-fired ribs, steak and noodle salad, and Nashville hot tenders. 

Snooze An A.M. Eatery

Located in the Village at Parkway, Snooze is fun place to have brunch. The restaurant’s culture is all about savory breakfast food made with real, fresh ingredients. Their menu is vast from pineapple upside down pancakes and crab cake benedicts, to breakfast burritos and double bacon sandwiches. Open from 6:30 AM – 2:30 PM on weekdays and 6:30 AM – 4 PM on weekends.

Table 13

Inspired by the era of super clubs and white jacket service, Table 13 is known for its impeccable service in a distinct atmosphere. At Belt Line and Inwood Road in Addison, Table 13’s Rat Pack-inspired venue provides the perfect backdrop for date night, special occasions, or whenever you want to treat your friends and family. They serve classics like Beef Wellington, Steak Diane, Chateaubriand for Two, Filet Mignon, Lemon Caper Chicken, Shrimp Scampi, Sea Bass, and Salmon Meuniere. Vintage drink offerings and $4 Martinis in the afternoon will satisfy patrons with a thirst for a classic, liquid lunch.

Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse

The Addison Fogo de Chao is the original U.S. location, with the dining area able to accommodate 300 guests. While awaiting their table, patrons can enjoy conversation and cocktails at the bar and a view of the vast wine cellar and grand white Carrara Market Table. Differentiated menus are offered for all dayparts, including lunch, dinner, weekend brunch, and group dining, plus full-service catering and contactless takeout and delivery options. On Mother’s Day, Fogo de Chao offers brunch items from 11 AM – 2 PM and will have dinner pricing all day. 

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