Our moms are those superwomen we hold dear for a million reasons. They’ve been there since we took our first breath and for most of our lives, they’re probably gonna be constantly there somehow. For most of us, their presence is like that calm amid the tempest in our worlds- and always welcome.
And while you don’t have to wait for that one special day in a year to show your mom how much she means to you, it definitely is a good thing that we get the opportunity to celebrate these awesome beings through Mother’s Day every year. Why not make it a bit more special this year by making your celebration a DIY personal project, instead of the usual and generic? Here are some tips!
Decorate your patio or any outdoor space and dine Al Fresco
It doesn’t have to be fancy. Just pick a theme, like this citrus-themed outdoor setup from HGTV. Add your mom’s favorite mementos like family photos, old Mother’s day cards, her favorite flowers. You can also add in sweet little notes from everyone in the family to give it a personal touch.
Prepare a menu that includes her favorite food
If you can cook, this should be easy and fun. If not, you may get help from other family members or friends so you can whip up delish meals for your mom, including her favorite meat or seafood, sweets, and drinks. Get menu ideas from this recipe collection especially curated for Mother’s Day.
Create a menu card for that elegant, prelude to meal touch
You don’t have to know graphic design like a pro. All you need is a few clicks and picks from an online design tool and you’re on your way to printing professional-looking menu cards in minutes. While you’re at it, you may also explore further and create personalized online ecards free and even a video clip for your mom.
Present your Mom with the World’s Best Mom Award complete with gifts
And the Best Mom Award goes to…. Show her how much you recognize and appreciate her not just with words but with an actual award! Create and print a certificate or have a plaque or trophy made for her and present it to her as the highlight of the celebration. Don’t forget to include gifts as her prizes and let her deliver an acceptance speech as well. And don’t forget to take those photos!
Hold Mom-Themed games and activities
From charades with mom-themed categories like movie titles about moms to mom trivia quizzes, let the day be filled with fun, laughter, and excitement. Here are some game and activities ideas you can use for your small Mother’s Day party.
Get creative and let your mom feel loved and appreciated this coming Mother’s Day and each year. Gather your family and some of her closest friends and celebrate this special person in your life in fun, engaging, meaningful, and memorable ways.
Some of these tips may require time, energy, and a few expenses, but having your mom smiling her heart out will forever be worth it, don’t you agree?
So start planning and make it extra special!