Mother’s Day Hosting Guide
It’s that time of the year where we get to spoil mom! Throw your special lady the brunch she deserves and get your home looking fabulous for the day that’s all about her. From the decorating tips to what to serve up at brunch, right down to what libations to make your dear mom. See how you can throw a great mother’s day brunch and make the day memorable for the lady who raised you.
Go all out for your mom by making sure the decor is top notch for her special day.
We’re all for the girly decor, especially since this day is all about the ladies. Go with a soft pink color hue and coordinate with similar shades. Stick with a blush for plates or table setting and coordinate with a colorful arrangement of flowers.
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If the weather is good, an outdoor brunch maybe the right choice for you. Set up brunch on a rustic table for a shabby chic decor.
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Pink and Polka Dots
If you do not want too much pink to set the tone of the day, go with a complementary color arrangement of black and white like this pink and polka dot decor. Both stripes and polka dots go great with bright pops of pink.
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The most important part of the day is having a good amount of choices on the menu. It’s always safe to have a healthy mix of the sweet and savory.
Lemon Ricotta pancakes
Pancakes are the holy grail of breakfast, so it’s crucial to include the sweet breakfast item to the menu. These lemon ricotta pancakes offer a tasty twist to the original recipe and quite frankly these seem like they would impress mom, as well.
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Sausage Eggs Benedict
Give the savory side some lover too with another twist on a beloved breakfast item, the eggs benedict. Those who aren’t big fans of ham should be happy with this version that instead uses sausage.
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Add some spice to the menu with a spanish inspired quesadilla. Get your eggs scrambled just the way mom likes them and whip up your own pico de gallo and serve up.
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Make some room for a veggie dish and throw in some more eggs while you’re at it with this delicious brussel sprouts breakfast hash. With bits of bacon, garlic and shallots, this dish will bring on the flavor and greens.
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Blueberry Croissant Puff
Give mom another sweet item to indulge in by making this blueberry treat. Cream cheese and croissant makes for a great pairing and tasty after breakfast pastry.
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Drinks are just as important as the dishes when brunch is concerned. Serve up some of your mom’s favorite treats or go with the safe routine by offering plenty of champagne and bubbly infused drinks.
Give the traditional mimosa a makeover with the addition of grapefruit juice and prosecco still sweet but with a different flavor.
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Continue on the prosecco train with this limoncello cooler. Add some frozen strawberries to add some sweetness and cuteness to the drink.
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Grapefruits are another breakfast staple and what better way to enjoy them than by adding them to a refreshing cocktail. Prepare this spritzer any way you’d like whether your dear mom likes wine or champagne or prefers a virgin drink.
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Go with a more classic approach and pop open the champagne for this fruit infused drink. Add in a few ingredients and pick out your favorite fruit to add in to this tasty looking drink.
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