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Mother’s Day Dining at Orange County Restaurants

Posted by on May 6, 2022 in Dining, Family, Featured, Holiday, Mother's Day | 0 comments

THE WAY TO MOM’S HEART IS THROUGH HER STOMACH Driftwood Kitchen – LAGUNA BEACH Treat Mom to an incredible waterfront Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet at Driftwood Kitchen. Chef Rainer Schwarz celebrates the holiday with a lavish meal, accompanied by a complimentary glass of Champagne for Mom! This special brunch features breakfast pastries for the table, and attended stations featuring salads, seafood, charcuterie, cheeses, hot brunch specialties, carved-to-order Greater Omaha Prime Rib and New Zealand Rack of Lamb, made-to-order omelets, kids offerings, and a dessert bar. Driftwood Kitchen offers a full bar with signature cocktails and a selection of wines by the glass and bottle. This special Mother’s Day Brunch will be held on Sunday, May 8th from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Pricing for adults is $95, children are $19, those 6 years and under are free. Reservations can be made...

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Discover the Most Unique Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for 2022

Posted by on May 4, 2022 in Family, Holiday, Mother's Day | 0 comments

It’s hard to quantify the love of a mother. One of the most unique and powerful things on earth, nothing can compare to the love that a mother has for her children or the way it feels to receive this love. For those who have had the privilege and honor of having a mother in their life they can celebrate, there’s always a challenge that comes with Mother’s day gifts. Because she means so much to you – how do you get her something that is meaningful and expresses your gratitude?  While it may be truly impossible to show the mothers in your life just how much they mean through a gift, there are ways that you can still express your gratitude and warm their hearts. In fact, Mother’s day shouldn’t be a day that causes you any stress...

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8 Best Mother’s Day Discounts and Savings

Posted by on Mar 8, 2021 in Holiday, Mother's Day | 0 comments

As Mother Day approaches, plenty of retailers are offering incredible discounts for their products. In the spirit of celebrating mom, we’ve looked at the slew of standout deals Gemone Diamond’s mother’s day jewelry sale that will run during the month of May, the week leading up to Mother’s Day, or the weekend before. Keep watching these retailers because there may be more deals! The 8 Best Deals for Mother’s Day 2021 Bouqs Co. Every year, Bouq Co. offers plenty of deals on their Mother’s Day flowers, including their $12 delivery when you create an account and free delivery on weekday orders of $100 and more. Bouq Co. will allow you to upgrade your order so you can send twice the amount of flowers for less, with many of their arrangements hitting prices as low as $50. Gravity Blankets The world’s most...

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Best Gifts for Mom

Posted by on May 6, 2020 in Family, Mother's Day, Shopping | 0 comments

Want to get your mom something that will make her feel special? Wondering what to get? We have found some of the best gift ideas to get your mom for her birthday, mother’s day or just to tell her that you’re thinking about her. nyl Skincare nyl® skincare focuses as much on what is not in our products as what is, and we’ve found ways to leave the bad stuff out, leaving only the natural active ingredients in. nyl products are free of man-made chemicals, toxins, parabens, animal products and petroleum products. Everything we make is vegan (we don’t use beeswax), never tested on animals, gluten-free, and contains organic ingredients. Price: $18.00 – $150.00 Sunshine & Glitter Bring out the shimmer & shine! Sunshine & Glitter is your go-to SPF line for a summer glow. Check out their new...

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Best Restaurants in Orange County to Celebrate Mother’s Day

Posted by on Apr 25, 2019 in Dining, Events, Featured, Mother's Day | 0 comments

It’s time to treat mom like no other by spoiling her at one of the many special options Orange County’s leading hotels have created for this most exceptional lady. At the beach she can be wined and dined at Montage Laguna Beach’s annual Masterpiece Celebration Brunch, at Studio or The Loft. If she doesn’t want to get up too early, she can celebrate with afternoon tea in the Lobby Lounge. If Newport Beach is more her style, then Fashion Island Hotel is the place to go with two delicious dining options: a garden party or brunch at Oak Grill. And for moms who want to be in the center of it all, Hotel Irvine is hosting Mother’s Day in The Backyard with fun for the entire family. Montage Laguna Beach 30801 Coast Highway Laguna Beach, CA 92651 (949) 715-6420...

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Mother’s Day Family Festival

Posted by on May 8, 2018 in Events, Mother's Day | 0 comments

Boomtown Brewery hosts a Family Day with mom at heart. This Mother’s Day, come to Boomtown Brewery and treat mom to some family fun and delicious ale. This FREE to attend event is Sunday, May 13 from 12:00pm-6:00pm with plenty of fun activities perfect for the whole family (and some last minute hand crafted gifts for mom): chocolate decorating, succulent designing, a bouncy house, face painting, and a photo booth! A BBQ vendor will be in attendance taking care of dinner, so mom doesn’t have to cook. Open to all ages, no reservation required. Haven’t thought about what to get mom for Mother’s Day yet? Keep thinking…but while you’re thinking, put this event on your calendar. This event is perfect for mom to get out of the house and have a craft brew, but keep her kids nearby as...

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Mother’s Day Brunch by the Sea at Hotel Shangri-La

Posted by on May 7, 2018 in Dining, Events, Featured, Mother's Day | 0 comments

We visited as a guest of the venue This past weekend I was treated to an early Mother’s Day brunch by the sea at the beautiful Hotel Shangri-La in Santa Monica. The boutique hotel is the perfect place to treat mom to brunch on Mother’s Day because of the hotel’s beautiful ocean views, timeless decor and excellent cuisine. While I had the pleasure of enjoying brunch in their elegant restaurant, brunch on Mother’s Day will be served al fresco under the beautiful Santa Monica sun on the outdoor hotel patio. Brunch began with a champagne toast before embarking on an epicurean adventure. Our first course was a refreshing gazpacho shooter that perfectly cleansed our palate before savoring the next five courses. The highlight of our brunch was the avocado toast. The dish featured perfectly crisp toast topped with thinly...

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Celebrate Mother’s Day at Dana Point Harbor

Posted by on May 7, 2018 in Events, Holiday, Mother's Day | 0 comments

Sponsored The County of Orange, OC Parks, and Dana Point Harbor invite families to spend Mother’s Day weekend at picturesque Dana Point Harbor. Enjoy ocean activities, dining specials, shopping, art sales and seaside scenery May 12 – 13. Enjoy the ocean breeze during the Mother’s Day Fine Art Show & Sale May 12 – 13 from 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. along the boardwalk between Harpoon Henry’s and Wind & Sea. Presented by the Dana Point Fine Arts Association, visitors can enjoy displays featuring watercolor, acrylic, pastel, photography and more. Dana Wharf Sportfishing & Whale Watching offers excursions daily, and Dana Wharf cruises on May 13 will offer moms a complimentary “MOMosa” or glass of champagne. Dana Wharf also offers fishing trips on the high seas and on May 13 moms fish free and receive a complimentary equipment rental....

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2018 Orange County Mother’s Day Dining Guide

Posted by on Apr 25, 2018 in Dining, Featured, Holiday, Mother's Day | 0 comments

Celebrate Mom this year on Mother’ Day by treating her to an unforgettable Sunday brunch at one of these premier Orange County dining destinations. Back Bay Bistro 1131 Back Bay Drive Newport Beach, CA 92660 Back Bay Bistro welcomes guests to celebrate Mother’s Day with a gourmet brunch buffet, bottomless mimosas and an unforgettable waterfront atmosphere on Sunday, May 13 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Seafood Station Ahi Poke, Shrimp Cocktail, Ceviche, Oysters in a Half Shell, and Chilled King Crab Legs with Cocktail Sauce, Lemon, and Tabasco Cooked to Order Omelets Omelet or Whole Eggs Made to Order with: Country Ham, Sausage, Bacon and Bay Shrimp, Assorted Cheeses, Diced Tomatoes, Onions, Mushrooms, Spinach, Fresh Cut Peppers, and Salsa Smoked Fish Station Gravlax, Scallops, Trout, Salmon with Dill Mustard Sauce, Sliced Red Onions, Capers, Cream Cheese, Sliced Tomatoes, and Toasted...

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Mother’s Day at Mimi’s Cafe

Posted by on May 11, 2017 in Dining, Mother's Day | 1 comment

We dined as a guest of the venue There are so many choices when it comes to dining out on Mother’s Day. This year, we celebrated Mother’s Day a little early by having a three-course meal at our local Mimi’s Cafe. I first fell in love with Mimi’s Cafe at a young age when my grandparents would take me out for dinner at Mimi’s to celebrate special occasions. As the years have passed, and my grandparents are no longer here to celebrate with me, it makes me feel closer to them by bringing my family to dine at their favorite restaurant. It makes my heart happy to know that I created so many special memories at Mimi’s Cafe, and I now get to create new memories with my children at this special dining destination. For Mother’s Day, Mimi’s Cafe...

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Celebrate Mother’s Day at Sea

Posted by on May 8, 2017 in Dining, Holiday, Mother's Day | 0 comments

We dined as a guest of the venue One of my favorite ways to celebrate Mother’s Day is being close to the ocean. This year, my husband gave me the gift of taking me out for a romantic Hornblower dinner cruise in Newport Harbor, and it was one of the best Mother’s Day gifts I have ever received. We had recently gone on a Hornblower brunch cruise, and my husband knew how much I enjoyed that afternoon. Last weekend, he told me to get dressed up, and we were going out somewhere special to celebrate Mother’s Day. The minute that we arrived at the Hornblower dock in Newport Beach, I was overwhelmed with delight. I couldn’t wait to experience Hornblower at night. We walked up to the boat where the staff took a commemorative photo, and the captain welcomed...

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Celebrate Mother’s Day in Dana Point Harbor

Posted by on May 5, 2017 in Events, Holiday, Mother's Day | 0 comments

Sponsored The County of Orange, OC Parks, and Dana Point Harbor invite families to spend Mother’s Day weekend enjoying ocean activities, delicious dining and more at Dana Point Harbor. The weekend of May 13 – 14 will welcome a calendar of special activities including an art sale, trunk show, brunch menus and marine events. Known as the “Whale Capital of the West” Dana Point Harbor is home to many activities perfect for celebrating Mother’s Day, including whale watching, parasailing, sailing and more. Families can also enjoy shopping in Dana Point Harbor during the weekend-long Mother’s Day Fine Art Show from 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. under the outdoor pergola. Celebrate Mother’s Day weekend at Dana Point Harbor and experience the ultimate springtime adventure. For more information visit...

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Give Mom the Gift of Zen on Mother’s Day

Posted by on May 4, 2017 in Beauty, Giveaways, Health, Mother's Day | 11 comments

Sponsored The best gift that you can give a Mom on Mother’s Day is the gift of relaxation and zen. I celebrated Mother’s Day a little earlier this year by getting a relaxing spa treatment at my local Burke Williams Day Spa. Burke Williams is my go-to place for a relaxing treatment in a beautiful atmosphere. I normally have massages at least once a month to help with the stress of being a mom to three active children, but because of my recent breast surgery at CosmetiCare, it had been six months until I felt comfortable enough to have a relaxation massage. When I went into the room to have my treatment, the massage therapist took her time to use pillows around my chest to ensure that I was 110% comfortable laying on my stomach before starting the massage....

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The Best Places in Orange County for Mother’s Day Brunch

Posted by on May 1, 2017 in Best of OC, Dining, Family, Featured, Mother's Day | 0 comments

Pamper Mom this year by bringing the family together to enjoy a celebratory meal on Mother’s Day. We have compiled a listing of the best places to take Mom for Mother’s Day Brunch in Orange County. Three-Course Mother’s Day Brunch at Three Seventy Common Kitchen+Drink 370 Glenneyre Laguna Beach, CA 92651 Phone: 949.494.8686 Sunday, May 14, from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Chef Ryan Adams’ team will please mothers and their families with a Three-Course Brunch. First Course selections include Tomato Soup with spring vegetable grilled cheese, Salmon BLT Salad and Avocado Toast with crab, radish, pancetta and cheddar. Second Course choices are Asparagus Ramp Frittata, Spring Scramble with chicken confit, cheese, vegetables and herbs, Crab Cake Benedict and more. And, For the Table: bacon, sausage and skillet potatoes. For Dessert: Toasted Honey Cake with citrus frosting, rhubarb,...

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Best Places for Mother’s Day Brunch in Orange County

Posted by on Apr 12, 2016 in Dining, Family, Featured, Holiday, Mother's Day | 0 comments

Celebrate your mom on Mother’s Day by taking her to enjoy a beautiful Sunday brunch at one of these premier Orange County dining destinations. She is guaranteed to have an unforgettable Mother’s Day while dining at one of these best places for Mother’s Day brunch in Orange County. Fairmont Newport Beach 4500 MacArthur Blvd Newport Beach, CA 92660 Phone:(949) 476-2001 Mother’s Day Brunch will be served on Sunday, May 8, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. in Citrus at Fairmont Newport Beach. The brunch features a salad and appetizer buffet, table side entrée selections and decadent dessert buffet. Menu items include a Dungeness crab frittata, slow roasted peppered New York strip loin and handmade English pea raviolis. Bring the whole family and the children can enjoy their very own buffets and tableside entrée selections. Mother’s Day Brunch Menu...

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Special Mother’s Day Event Brings Joy to Children at CHOC Children’s Hospital

Posted by on May 11, 2015 in Events, Holiday, Mother's Day | 0 comments

Mother’s Market & Kitchen came to CHOC Children’s Hospital to help children being cared for at the hospital make floral arrangements for their Mother’s. Over 150 children got to select flowers, ribbons and cards with the help from the staff at Mother’s Market & Kitchen on May 7th. For the children who were being treated in the ICU or isolation were provided with silk flowers to make gifts for their Moms. The special event brought joy and happiness to the children and Moms at CHOC Children’s Hospital. “We wanted to bring Mother’s Day to those children who can’t go out and shop with a parent or make a gift at school because they’re being hospitalized,” said Deborah Rubino, assistant to the chairman of the board, Mother’s Market & Kitchen. “Mother’s Day is a beautiful time to celebrate the mother’s...

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Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament Mother’s Day Giveaway

Posted by on May 5, 2015 in Deals, Dining, Featured, Giveaways, Holiday, Mother's Day, Uncategorized | 17 comments

Looking for somewhere fun to have dinner on Mother’s Day? Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament is celebrating Moms this year by offing free tickets for Moms on all shows from now until Sunday, May 10th when accompanied by one full-paid adult admission. The fun doesn’t stop there! As a bonus – spoil your Mom! For just $20 more, guests can add a special Mother’s Day package. The special package includes a photo of “Queen Mom,” Cape and Mom’s choice of a champagne mimosa or cider in a souvenir champagne glass. To take advantage of this special offer and complimentary ticket for Mom – please mention the code MOMWEB at the time of purchase. Just because Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament loves OC Moms, they are offering us two tickets to giveaway to one OC Mom for Mother’s Day. Simply...

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Escape the Ordinary Mother’s Day in Anaheim

Posted by on May 5, 2015 in Featured, Holiday, Mother's Day | 1 comment

Mom’s not a high tea connoisseur or spa aficionado? She likes action & adventure more than pampering & primping? We’ve compiled a great list of “living on the edge” activities here in Anaheim that are perfect to celebrate that unconventional mom of yours. 1. Swing It Trapeze: If your mom is the ringmaster of the house, then take her to real life circus school atSwingIt Trapeze! This once-in-a-lifetime course allows you to learn to trapeze, regardless of age and if you are a beginner or advanced. 2. K1 Speed: Indoor go-kart racing: If your mother lives life in the fast lane, gift her with an unforgettable, adrenaline-pumping experience at K1 Speed in Anaheim. Live out your dreams as a professional racecar driver as you both go up to 45mph in electric karts. 3. Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center: Does your...

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Burke Williams Mother’s Day Giveaway

Posted by on May 1, 2015 in Beauty, Family, Featured, Giveaways, Mother's Day | 36 comments

We love all our OC Mom readers, and we are thrilled to host a Burke Williams Mother’s Day relaxation giveaway. Burke Williams is a premier place to treat yourself to a day of pampering and relaxation on Mother’s Day. Just in time for the special day, the day spa is offering three special Mother’s Day packages designed for ultimate relaxation. The Mother’s Day packages introduce Burke Williams’ new elegant Italian Mandarin Gold Pedicure. The indulgent service begins with harmonizing Italian Mandarin Sugar Scrub to exfoliate, Honey Heels Glaze and the luminizing, deeply moisturizing Italian Mandarin Body Butter for the ultimate renewal. The service concludes with the new Gold Polish in the color of your choice that dries instantaneously for the perfect pedi. Moms will…. “Relax” with the Italian Mandarin Gold Pedicure and choice of a 50-minute Pure Relaxation Massage...

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Mother’s Day Celebrations in Orange County

Posted by on Apr 27, 2015 in Events, Featured, Holiday, Mother's Day | 2 comments

Don’t miss the chance to celebrate the most important woman in your life – Mom! These premier locations in Orange County are helping to making celebrating your Mom extra special by hosting special Mother’s Day Celebrations. Teen Project’s Second Annual Teen Project Fashion Show Benefit The Westin South Coast Plaza 686 Anton Boulevard Costa Mesa, CA 92626 You’re invited to Teen Project’s Second Annual Teen Project Fashion Show Benefit on Sunday, May 10 at 5 pm at the rooftop deck of The Westin South Coast Plaza. The Teen Project is dedicated to providing teens within the foster care system across the nation the necessary tools and support of an intact family to successfully transition into adulthood. Guests will enjoy live entertainment, delicious appetizers, food and dessert stations, and fabulous opportunity drawings. The Fashion Show will feature your favorite designers...

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Rad Moms Who Skateboard Host Mighty Mama Skate-O-Rama

Posted by on Apr 22, 2015 in Events, Family, Giving Back, Mother's Day | 0 comments

What is cooler than Moms on skateboards? A group of OC Moms have been hosting a charity event on Mother’s Day called the Mighty Mama Skate-O-Rama. The fundraising event helps to benefit low-income families who have children with cancer and other life-threatening illnesses. All Moms are invited to participate in this special event at the Etnies Skatepark in Lake Forest on May 10th. There is no cost to attend the event, however, there is a cost for entering the skatepark. Raffle tickets will be sold during the event to help raise funds for the local nonprofit. Grab your skateboard, helmet, knee pads and meet us...

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Stained Glass Butterfly Cookies

Posted by on Apr 22, 2015 in Easter, Family, Holiday, Mother's Day, Recipes | 0 comments

It is Springtime and the best time to make sweet treats for your kids. Woman’s Day Magazine has been one of our favorite resources to be inspired to make delicious and creative treats with our children, and this months issue is packed full of a great recipes for Spring and Mother’s Day. Now that the temperature is rising, and the flowers are back in bloom this adorable dessert will bring the outdoors right into your kitchen! Stained glass butterfly cookies Active: 1 hr 30 min – Total: 2 hr 30 min Makes: About 6 dozen · 2 ¾ cups of all-purpose flour · ½ tsp baking powder · ¼ tsp kosher salt · 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature · ¾ cup of granulated sugar · 1 large egg · 1 ½ tsp pure vanilla extract...

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Last Minute Mother’s Day Gift Guide at Whole Foods Market

Posted by on May 9, 2014 in Mother's Day, Shopping | 0 comments

Sponsored Don’t have anything special for your mom yet? Don’t worry. Whole Foods Market has one of the best selections of unique and personal gifts to make your mom feel extra special on Mother’s Day. Not only will you find the perfect gift for mom at Whole Foods Market, but you will also be supporting local and small businesses in our area. I shop at Whole Foods Market at least 3x a week, and I picked-out all my favorite Mother’s Day gift ideas to help you with finding the perfect gift for your mom this year. Moms love learning about new ways to live a healthy lifestyle, and Whole Foods Market has a wide variety of books to choose from. One of our favorite things to treat mom to is the soaps sold at Whole Foods Market. Pick out...

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Surprise Mom with Flowers and Berries on Mother’s Day

Posted by on May 8, 2014 in Family, Holiday, Mother's Day, Shopping | 0 comments

Have you gotten something for your mom for Mother’s Day yet? With Mother’s Day just days away, Pro flowers and Shari’s Berries are here to help send a perfect gift to show your Mom how much she means to you on Mother’s Day. Earlier this week, I was sent a beautiful arrangement of roses from Pro Flowers for Mother’s Day. My home filled with the beautiful aroma from the fresh cut long stem roses after opening the box. I carefully unwrapped the delicate tissue that was wrapped around the roses and placed them in my favorite glass vase. I found the perfect place to admire the roses during the week and every time I looked at them, I was reminded of how much I love being a mom. Along with the flowers came a beautiful box sealed with a...

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Treat Mom to Lunch at Ways & Means Oyster House (Giveaway)

Posted by on Apr 29, 2014 in Dining, Featured, Giveaways, Mother's Day | 17 comments

Before having children, Mother’s Day, was all about our Moms. My husband and I would treat our Moms to a day of pampering to show them how much we love them. Now that we have children, Mother’s Day is centered around my children pampering me. We never want to forget to pamper our Moms and thank them for all that they have done for us over the years, so this year, we will be treating our Moms to lunch at one of our favorite local restaurants, Ways & Means Oyster House, the days leading up to Mother’s Day weekend. If you have not been to Ways & Means in Old Towne Orange yet, now is the time. It is one of the most beautiful restaurants, with excellent service, who will help you to spoil your Mom when bringing her...

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