Ok. Let’s face it…
Mother’s Day is proooobably the most important holiday of ALL TIME, so let’s think ahead. Here are our top 10 Mothers Day ideas to celebrate YOUR special day!
Every day should feel THIS good. Get to Paradise Cove early, rent a lawn chair and relax the day away with your toes in the sand and your hands around a giant Margarita.
Because enjoying a nice glass of champagne and a dish with truffles while the hubs chases the kids on the lawn could be the most entertaining time you’ve had all year.
The elegant scene
Why concern yourself with your tot potentially knocking over expensive wine glasses at the table when someone else can keep a close on them (eh hem) for a change? Go for lunch and you’ll have the evening to spend in the spa… alone.
The lunch PRIX FIXE
Inn at the Seventh Ray
Let the kids reenact a scene from little Red Riding Hood while the Big Bad Wolf (aka daddy) keeps the storyline going in this gorgeous outdoor setting. You’ll keep busy going back and forth to the buffet that you’ll fail to notice you’ve just spent the majority of this meal solo.
The weekend buffet
Walking on these beautifully abundant grounds with 16 themed gardens will always be a dream come true.
The Old Place
When is the last time you’ve had yourself a good ol’ steak and potatoes while a banjo kept you entertained? Hmmm, sometimes feeling removed with the family to keep you warm is just the break you need.
Steak and entertainment
Village Gourmet | Picnic at Coldwater Canyon Park
Tell papa bear he needs to think ahead to execute this idea juuuust right. Pop into Village Gourmet and pick up EVERYTHING your posh picnic will need, head to an all contained park, and enjoy the breathtaking, lush and wondrous settings here.
Specialty items for your next gathering
Lauderee at The Grove
Dining at a Parisian Tea house with never ending sources of shopping and entertainment all around will get you to question why you don’t do this more often!
Larchmont Wine and Cheese | Griffith Park at Sunset
If you are looking for a casual, yet rich landscape along with a breathtaking sunset, then head to Griffith Park at Dusk.
Larchmont | Koreatown
Italian sandwich on a baguette
Farmhouse at Roger’s Garden
One of the most beautiful Al fresco dining spots (NOT in the city) PLUS a chance to eat and walk the grounds. Gathering ideas for your dream garden is dreamy.
Weekend brunch, a beautiful walk through the landscape
BONUS: Julienne’s Finer Foods
Photo Credit: @kellyoki
If you have older kids who want to raise a glass to honor this special day, then Julienees is a beautiful place to gather. It feels like you’re dining at that 5 star hotel in Positano that you’ve always dreamed about.
Breakfast, Lunch or snack, Onion Soup, Chicken Salad on Rosemary Currant Bread, Tuna Nicoise