Unique Ways to Spoil Mom

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For fulfilling the job description of superwoman, while at the same time keeping herself cool, calm and collective, Mom deserves to be spoiled and treated like a queen at all times; but most especially on Mother’s Day.  This Sunday, make Mom feel extra special by pampering her with some of these unique ways to celebrate her.  We have prepared the ultimate Boston bucket list for every taste and budget to make sure that this special day is all about Mom!


* Mother’s Day Cake Decorating

On Saturday May 10th, the bakery team at Whole Foods will be hosting a sweet activity.  Mom will surely love this divinely sugary, creative and personal gift.  Surprise mom by decorating one of Whole Foods’ adorable heart shaped cakes especially for her.  Make sure you register in advance, and for any inquiries, email diandra.lamas@wholefoods.com.  The class is free and begins at 12pm.

Location: 181 Cambridge St, Boston, MA

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* 106th Annual Lilac Sunday Celebration

Treat Mom to the very best of Boston’s food trucks at the Annual Lilac Sunday Celebration.  For this special day, the Arboretum will be open for picnicking, so you can savor some delights while admiring the gorgeous scene in bloom.  The trucks will be serving a variety of foods from divine French macarons and luscious homemade ice cream sandwiches to tasty tacos and much, much more.  The food trucks will be parked at Harvard University’s Arnold Arboretum on May 11th (Mother’s Day) from 11am to 3pm.  Children’s activities will also take place, in addition to tours throughout the day to enjoy the Arboretum’s picturesque lilac collection.  The event goes from 10am to 3pm.  Admission is free!  For more information about this event, click here.

Location: The Arnold Arboretum, 125 Arborway, Boston, MA

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* Mother’s Day Brunch at Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel

The Fairmont Copley Plaza will be hosting a delicious brunch in their gorgeous Oval Room from 11am to 3pm on Sunday.  There will be a mouthwatering buffet, in addition to a Bloody Mary and Mimosa Bar, so Mom can sip and savor with close friends and family against a backdrop of live entertainment.  The menu includes a variety of delights, from a raw bar to light salads and divine brioche cinnamon French toast.  There will be made-to-order waffles and fluffy omelets, in addition to carving stations.  And the cherry topping to this brunch?  A sinfully delicious dessert buffet to please each and every sweet tooth’s fancy!  Admission is $90 per adult and $45 per child.  Click here to learn more about this brunch.

Location: 138 Saint James Ave, Boston, MA


Mother’s Day Cruise

Take Mom out on the harbor and hop aboard the Spirit of Boston for its annual lunch and dinner Mother’s Day cruises.  Make this holiday a memorable one with the entire family, taking part in celebratory festivities and fun aboard this fine vessel.  A sumptuous buffet will be served, accompanied by incredible views of the Boston skyline on the boat’s great outdoor deck.  There will also be live DJ entertainment and dancing!

The Mother’s Day Lunch Cruise will board at 11am sharp, and set sail from noon to 2pm.  The Mother’s Day Dinner Cruise will call all aboard at 4:30pm and the cruise will last from 5pm until 8pm.  Click here for ticket pricing and to book either of these cruises online.

Location: Spirit of Boston, 200 Seaport Blvd, Boston, MA

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