DIY Spring Flower Arrangements for Mother’s Day

A pretty flower arrangement can brighten a room, dress-up a dinner party, and of course, make your mom smile. We asked our flower expert, Saralyn Revello, for her go-to spring flower combinations and expert advice on floral arrangements for Mother’s Day.
Here are her picks:

Pink Gerbera Daisies with Heather

Why They Work: One word, monochromatic! Flowers within the same color family with different textures really work well together. Monochromatics brighten up a room without looking mismatched…. 

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Cheers to Mom!

Cherry Jussara

Cherry Jussara

Mother’s Day is a time to give back to the ladies in our lives and I think the gift of a finely prepared cocktail is welcome at most homes.

We bookend the occasion with easy-to-make cocktails designed for the aperitif course and dessert course.  The Cherry Jussara welcomes Spring time notions of açai berry, cherry, and citrus for  a lovely start to the afternoon.

A decadent ending to dinner comes in the form of Nonna’s Coffee, a dessert martini of amaro, coffee liqueur, and whole milk…. 

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Make Your Own Edible Bouquet for Mom!

Edible Bouquet

Fruit Bouquet

“Eat your fruits and vegetables.”  Growing up, I think everyone has heard his or her mother utter those words.

So for Mother’s Day, instead of flowers, wouldn’t it be fun to make a fruit or vegetable bouquet for Mom?

So roll up your sleeves, grab Mom’s favorite fruits, and get some helpers to put together these beautiful and delicious bouquets!

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Energizing Foods for Mom

Breakfast

Start your day right to keep yourself energized!

Calling all mothers: Thank you for all that you do! You always have a lot on your plate – after all, you have the toughest job in the world! You’re so busy taking care of everyone else, we want to make sure you take care of yourself too!

Tired of being tired? Ready to reach beyond the coffeepot for some real, life-changing, energy-boosting habits that will keep you going strong for the long run? Spoiler alert: these tips aren’t new, and they aren’t shortcuts, but they do work! As an added bonus, I’ve put together a sample 1-day meal plan for you, too.

Staying energized is as simple as: Eat. Drink. Move. Sleep…. 

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Mother’s Day Special: Mediterranean Diet in 8 Simple Steps

Celebrate Mother’s Day (and National Mediterranean Diet Month) with delicious meals made with love, that love mom back!

Mediterranean Diet Food Pyramid by Oldways Preservation Trust

Mediterranean Diet Food Pyramid by Oldways Preservation Trust

Do it because more women need to take care of their heart health. In fact, more women than men have died of heart disease each year since 1984, and it’s still the number one cause of death among both men and women in the U.S. and around the globe.

Great news: It’s largely preventable. A heart-healthy diet is a good place to start. … 

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