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This weekend is a time to celebrate the woman who holds the family together – mom. She’s got an ear that always listens, advice that’s spot-on (whether our teenage selves liked to admit it or not), and is the walking, talking definition of a multitasking maven. The role of mama is not one to be taken lightly, and is one of the bravest adventures a woman can embark upon. Considering all she does every single day, this Mother’s Day is certainly a cause for celebration.

We’ve got the scoop on the best Mother’s Day gifts and activities this weekend, from spa treatments and craft fairs, to breakfast-in-bed gone luxe. Here’s everything we’re loving to make this Mother’s Day weekend extra special for the mama in your life…

Pressed Juicery's Pre-Summer Cleanse

Maybe she’s an avid green juice lover. Maybe she’s looking to feel fantastic come bikini season. Maybe you just want a juice cleanse partner-in-crime. Whatever the reason, now is the time to take advange of Pressed Juicery‘s “Ready, Set, Summer” cleanse promo for both you and your #1 mom: get a cleanse in-store for only $39 a day, or score a 3-day online for $159 total! Order soon – this deal ends on Wednesday, May 14th!

Echo Park Craft Fair

Why get mom a gift when she can go pick out her own? It’s once again time for the Echo Park Craft Fair, conveniently held this spring over Mother’s Day weekend. Take a peek at our list of must-see artisans and tastemakers, then treat mom to an artisanal shopping day to remember.

Summerland Mother's Day Box

This bountiful box by Summerland Farm To Frontdoor is packed with gorgeous flowers, pantry items, artisanal jam from INNA, Portland crafted Woodblock Chocolate, seasonal produce, berries and farm fresh eggs, and more. They are only available until the end of today, May 8th – so, order up!

NY Botanical Gardens Garden Party

Take mom out on the town to a party – a garden party, that is! Head on over to the New York Botanical Gardens in the Bronx for the perfect day out in the sun. This all-day extravaganza includes music, picnicking, games and more fit for the whole family, all while you’re surrounded by the lush spring landscape of NYC.

Simone LeBlanc Mother's Day Box

Is your mother one of those go-go-go types that won’t sit still? Simone LeBlanc’s Mother’s Day box is without question her gift de jour. Each beautiful box comes with an assortment of spring-inspired objects and treats to put her at ease: embroidered linens from Heather Taylor Home, Bellocq Tea Atelier’s floral infused breakfast tea, Lite + Cycle‘s all natural lavender candle, soothing lavender bath products from Napa Valley Bath Co., and more! Top it off with some gorgeous seasonal florals, and you’ve got an ahh-inducing gift fit for a queen. L.A. residents, place your order by 6p.m. Friday to guarantee delivery by Mother’s Day, or visit Simone at the Echo Park Craft Fair to snag a box yourself!

UnCorked San Francisco wine festival

Keep the celebration going and surprise mom with tickets to next weekend’s ninth annual Uncorked Wine Festival in San Francisco! Join over 50 of the best wineries from all over the Bay Area and wine country in Ghiradelli Square for an event to remember. Plus, each ticket purchased benefits Save The Bay, an organization aimed at preventing pollution and restoring the wetlands of San Francisco. Music, wine, and a good cause? Sign us up!

Tea Time Treats By Valerie Confections

Is there anything more quintessential mother-daughter date than high tea? You don’t need to join the ladies who lunch to indulge in this spring’s tea-time treats – Valerie Gordon of Valerie Confections is letting us in on her sweet secrets and showing readers how to create a Mother’s Day tea party of their own. Scones and petits fours? Yes, please…

Not Your Mom's Gym Bag

We love bonding with mamas over all things fit. For the fitness-minded mom in your life, score her the perfect gym bag, filled with all the essentials she needs for sweaty success. Sneakers? Check. Headphones? Check. The sleekest workout tights around? Check and check. Mom more tadasana than treadmill? Never fear – there’s a bag for that.

Spa Day, Two Ways

The life of a mom can get busy – to say the very least. Treat her to a DIY spa day courtesy of The Beauty Department, complete with face masks and mani-pedis. Looking to leave it to the pros? Surprise mom with a girl’s weekend away and stay the weekend at Bacara Resort and Spa in Santa Barbara. With oceanside views and award-winning treatments, you’ll be wishing every day was Mother’s Day!

Gardenista's Rose Bush 101

Green-thumbed genes run in your family? Take a cue from Gardenista and spend this Sunday in the garden with mom sprucing things up a bit. And after, reward her with this springy Tory Burch tote that’s anything but garden-variety.


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