As we all gear up for Mother’s Day, I started reminiscing about the ways my sister and I tried to honor our mom on this special day. We would make her breakfast in bed and try to get her anything she wanted. I’m sure all she really wanted was to sleep in and just chill or spend the day alone at a spa. However, if you are hosting your mom and grandma this year, here is a beautiful, pink brunch for Mother’s Day.
I asked you guys on Facebook how you spend your Mother’s Day. Lots of you based your gift around flowers. Planting flowers, trees, and fixing up flower beds for your mother was a reoccurring trend. Also there were other family traditions like strawberry picking and going to the beach that made that day extra special. No matter how you spend your day, being with your mom and spending the day as a family is the key. Here is a pink Mother’s Day table that works for this day, but can be used for any special day or party.
You know I love black and white, but when I throw in an accent color it is usually blush pink. When I use pink, rose gold is just a perfect metallic to compliment that color. I also used that color combo one Christmas. You can check that out here if you missed it. I got my inspiration for this table from Monique Lhuillier’s Pottery Barn collection. I already had the Emma dinner collection plates from Pottery Barn. I love them. Having a classic set of white dishes allows you to accent your place setting with any color when you’re hosting a dinner party.
The pink floral salad plates are from Target’s Opal House line. I will be using these plates in my outdoor kitchen reveal in a couple of weeks. I am so excited to share that post with you. You won’t want to miss that one!
The wine glasses and the gorgeous blush Linen Hemstitch Napkins are both from Pottery Barn.
If you are a Mother, I wish you a very happy Mother’s Day. I hope you get a little rest and relaxation on Sunday. Have a great day doing whatever traditions your family does to honor you on this special day.
What are some of your Mother’s Day traditions? Do your kids get up super early and make you breakfast in bed? Do you go out to eat and then visit your mom? I love to know how other people spend their holidays. When my kids were little they always made me breakfast in bed on a tray with beautiful flowers. Then we would spend the whole day together with them being super sweet (no fighting). I would pick all my favorites throughout the day. Now they are teenagers and we are all clamoring for sleep. Now my favorite way to celebrate is sleeping in and having a more leisurely start to my day. So I thought a Mother’s Day brunch as a family would be a perfect way to spend the day. Here are some great ways to celebrate with your whole family. Starting off with a fabulous Mimosa bar for mom.
If you are looking to have an outdoor celebration or you want to try some bolder color choices, try this Marimekko collection for Target. They have included several different color choices in their collection. However, my outdoor furniture features black and white so I thought these were perfect to go with the decor I already own.
Mother’s Day Brunch
However you spend your day, make some great memories and enjoy the people around you. That’s what it’s all about. Happy Mother’s Day. For some Mother’s Day gift ideas check out this post I did with Minted.
As I’ve stated in other posts, Valentine’s Day is not my favorite holiday. I don’t think you have to have a Valentine to celebrate this day. You can think of it as spending extra time with your loved ones or doing something nice for a friend. People really just want to know that you appreciate them. I thought it would be a great idea to hold a little brunch for your girlfriends or your family to show them how much they mean to you. It doesn’t have to be anything extravagant, but just something to show you care. Plus, I always love a good reason to have a mimosa.
Use Champagne and Juice to make a great mimosa
The family Valentine’s Day Brunch
Let’s start off this brunch with some wonderful beverages. To make some fabulous mimosas use a dry champagne of your choice and juice. You can go with the traditional OJ, but the Mixed Berry is a wonderful alternative and that is the one I chose to make. You use half part champagne and half part juice. I chose to use cute glasses I got from Target and some decorative straws to add to the festivities.
Mixed Berries and Doughnuts make great brunch choices.
Mixed fruit made for a great addition to the breakfast for something healthy to eat. you could also have muffins and bagels with cream cheese if you so choose. Doughnuts on a gorgeous cake plate from CWonder was the main attraction, but don’t forget the cupcakes on the heart appetizer plates also from CWonder. These plates were embellished with gold and black polka dots. I just love them. As soon as I saw them I just had to have them.
I love these adorable heart appetizer plates.
The ribbon garland was one I made for my daughter’s 13th birthday and it just so happens the colors worked perfectly with this theme. I also had the red pom poms and thought they added to the decor. I chose to use my mirrored gold chest for my display instead of my kitchen island because I thought it was a little more festive for this occasion.
My Valentine’s Day brunch is actually a new tradition I’ve started for my family. We have always had a special breakfast, but I’ve never included my parents. This year I want to include them as well.