Tag Archives: Mother’s Day

La Maison du Chocolat for Mother’s Day

My longtime favorite French chocolate brand La Maison du Chocolat has many delicious and sophisticated chocolate options for the mother in your life and in a range of budgets. Knowing my mom this long, she’s a woman who adores Champagne and all things elegant so giving her the Effervescence Gift Box is a no brainer. This collection contains a mix of milk ganache with rosé champagne and dark ganache with brut champagne in a rose gold box. The creamy chocolates stand out but meld with each champagne’s flavors wonderfully and it’s never too sweet. Advertisements

Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea at Home with Financier Patisserie

This past Saturday, I had Mother’s Day afternoon tea with my family at home. I am well aware, it’s slightly less than a week away from Mother’s Day, May 11th but since we’re all adults leading our own busy lives (parents are traveling, my brother is on a business trip, and I have my own plans that weekend), this is as close as I can show appreciation for my mother. We were fortunate with the weather as it was a gloriously warm and sunny day to dine outside on my balcony. I opted to exclusively serve Financier Patisserie as my..

Mother’s Day Brunch

My gift to my mom and the spread for Mother’s Day brunch The past weekend for Mother’s Day, my mom wanted a home cooked brunch with the entire family. Since we’re a hungry bunch and my mom did not care what kind of cuisine, we cooked a hodgepodge of dishes that satisfied our cravings. (more…)

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas 2012

In case you haven’t checked your calendar, Mother’s Day is two Sundays from now – May 13, 2012! Just to give you some ideas what you may give for your beloved mom, here’s some food (prepared and ingredients) and wine ideas. Edible Gifts Modern Bite Bakery’s cookies Modern Bite Bakery has a beautiful and addictive assortment of cookies that are balanced in flavor and not too sweet. Their Mother’s Day sugar cookies ($42 per dozen) colored in bold and bright colors and patterns that is great any fashionable mom who loves her sweets. For something that isn’t as colorful but..