How to Throw The Best Mother’s Day Brunch Ever

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Here’s everything you need to celebrate all the moms in your life right.

Set the Scene

Create bright and festive tablescapes to really take the celebrations to the next level. Flowers always do the charm. Need some inspiration? These tabletops are just the right fit.

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TIP: Love the paper peonies hanging above the table? Make your own here!

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Festive Spirits

The best part about a successful brunch—the fun cocktails! Try one of these bright and citrusy drinks or check out some more options here.

Classic Spritz

What You'll Need

Directions

Add ice and a slice of orange, pour in the prosecco, the Aperol and add a dash of soda. This avoids the Aperol settling at the bottom.

Rosa is Red

What You'll Need

  • 5 oz. Rosa Regale
  • 1 oz. London Dry Gin
  • 3/4 oz. lemon juice
  • 3/4 oz. lavender simple syrup*
  • 1/2 oz. blood orange juice
  • 1 strawberry, sliced
  • Orange peel, to garnish

Directions

Step 1: Combine gin, lemon, blood orange and lavender simple syrup into shaking tin and fill halfway with ice.

Step 2: Shake for three seconds and strain into a wine glass with ice and top with sparkling rose.

Step 3: Drop strawberries into glass and garnish with orange peel.

Lavender simple syrup: bring one cup water to a boil with 1 tablespoon lavender sprigs. Add 1 cup of sugar and stir till dissolved. Take off heat and let cool. Strain out lavender and refrigerate up to one week.

Delicious Dishes

Don't forget about the most important part of your Mother's Day brunch—the food! Instead of scouring the internet for ideas, we've rounded up our favorites for you.

Your guests will go wild for this chocolate and blackberry bundt cake—plus, it's paleo and grain free!

Serve these lemon poppyseed biscotti alongside her favorite tea for a sweet afternoon treat.

These healthy blueberry muffins are moist and tart because they call for frozen blueberries over fresh.

Make this decadent maple pecan croissant casserole topped with Bonne Maman's iconic preserves for a delicious and sweet brunch option.

Continuing the festivities into the evening? Try these Mother's Day recipes straight from Italy.

Gifts Galore

Finally, end your brunch with some thoughtful and fun gifts. Whether you're celebrating your friend, your wife or your mom, give her something to tell her how much she means to you. Check out our gift guide and toss in a bottle of wine as well—we've pulled our favorite summery wines to sip on.

This Sauvignon Blanc has a crisp finish with citrusy notes of tangerine and lime, perfect for a warm day.

SHOP NOW: Sauvignon Blanc, $9.95 EmpireWine.com

With hints of apple, peach and pear, this prosecco will go well with anything you serve.

SHOP NOW: $16.99, TotalWine.com

This organically grown Rosé pairs perfectly with cheeses and dessert.

SHOP NOW: Emiliana 'Natura' Rose, $7.95, EmpireWine.com