9 ways to really surprise mom on Mother's Day

9 Ways to Really Surprise Mom on Mother's Day
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9 ways to really surprise mom on Mother's Day

1. Serve Breakfast in Bed

Who doesn’t love breakfast in bed? Surprise mom with a tray of her favorite breakfast goodies, from simple eggs and toast to restaurant-worthy eggs benedict. Don’t forget thoughtful touches like fresh flowers and pretty napkins!

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2. Make Chocolates

Skip pre-boxed chocolates for a batch of homemade treats! It’s surprisingly easy to make chocolate truffles or fruit and nut chocolate bark at home, and you can package them in pretty boxes and ribbon.

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3. Do Spa Night

Simple pantry items can make soothing skin treatments! Try whipping up hydrating facial masks with honey, avocado or yogurt, or try an exfoliating skin treatment with brown sugar.

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4. Organize Her Recipes

Collect mom’s recipes and organize them into a beautiful recipe book or box! Some ideas include penning recipe cards for a recipe box, fashioning a scrapbook-like recipe binder or using a printing business to compile recipes into a gorgeous bound book!

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5. Subscribe Her to a Food of the Month Club

Membership to a food of the month club is the gift that keeps on giving. Wine, cheese, chocolate or even bacon – there’s a club for everyone, and it’s a gift both cooks and eaters can enjoy!

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6. Update Her Kitchen

Good old-fashioned home cooking doesn’t mean outdated tools! Give mom a time-saving appliance or refresh her kitchen linens. Just make sure to listen for clues on what she wants so your gift doesn’t end up collecting dust.

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7. Take Her Out!

Make reservations at her favorite restaurant or a place she’s been wanting to try. Remember to book early!

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8. Create a Special Recipe

Whether it’s a cocktail crafted from her favorite spirit or a dish cooked with her favorite ingredients, recipes made in honor of someone you love are always a wonderful and tasty idea.

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9. Do Foodie Movie Night

Pop in her favorite film about food, set up some themed snacks and make it a fun night in! Take inspiration from iconic food scenes to help you decide what to serve, whether it be the eponymous dish from Ratatouille or a wine-paired affair with Sideways.

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Not to knock flowers and chocolates, but we think you can do a little better to show mom your appreciation. This Mother's Day, try one of these 9 unexpected and delicious ways to surprise mom.

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