Looking for fun ways to celebrate Mother’s Day with your family this year? We’ve got some ideas that will make this special day one to remember.
Satisfy mom’s sweet tooth with Sprinkles Cupcakes MOM ox. Available May 6-8, this delicious treat will offer Dark Chocolate, Red Velvet, Vanilla and Salty Caramel Cupcakes. Order online or pick them up at 4501 N. Scottsdale Road on the northeast corner of Scottsdale and Camelback roads, across from Scottsdale Fashion Square. To place an order, visit sprinkles.com or call 480-970-4321.
Let mom know you love her with a free dessert! This Mother’s Day Uptown Alley will be offering a free dessert with the purchase of an entrée to all moms. Grab a bite to eat and then make time to play in the 60,000 square foot family entertainment venue featuring bowling, an arcade, and two-level laser tag. uptownalleysurprise.com
The Melting Pot
On May 8, between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., each mom will receive a free entrée course when dining with a party of four or more. She will also receive a beautiful carnation and a tasty MOMosa. Call your local Melting Pot for reservations. Valley locations include Arrowhead, Ahwatukee, Scottsdale and Tucson. meltingpot.com
Miracle Mile Deli
Let your mom know she is sweeter than a slice of apple pie. This Mother’s Day mom’s will receive a free slice of pie with the purchase of an entrée. The locally-owned restaurant recently moved to their new venue at 4433 N. 16th Street in Phoenix. miraclemiledeli.com
This Mother’s Day take your mom to Tilted Kilt to enjoy a BOGO free entrée. Treat your mom to some traditional Fish and Chips or delicious pulled pork mac and cheese! tiltedkilt.com
Jewel’s Bakery and Cafe
Jewel’s Bakery and Cafe is treating moms with a special all day brunch from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Menu items will include some favorite like Chicken + Waffles, made with house-made warm buttermilk syrup and sriracha honey as well as the Whole Garden Tacos, made with sweet potato, spinach, bell pepper, black bean, mushroom, avocado, corn, and a lime cilantro cashew cream. Chef Julie Moreno will also be letting mom sample some of her newest items like Blue Cheese Steak Crepe and Croque Madame. Mom’s will be getting FREE cupcakes when they dine in that day! To make a reservation, call 602-714-5234. jewelsbakeryandcafe.com
Livin’ Lighter Mini Mom Makeover
This Mother’s Day, show her you care, by letting mom enjoy a day of beauty indulgences at Livin’ Lighter, Scottsdale’s newest premier health therapy facility, specializing in non-invasive body contouring. Livin’ Lighter employs the power of the latest LED Light Therapy, the natural and healthy way to lose inches specifically targeted on the abdomen, waist, back, hips, thighs, upper legs, arms, and even the chin. In honor of Mother’s Day, Livin’ Lighter is giving moms a 20% discount off any Gold or Silver Treatment Package until May 8. For more information, call 480-757-2639 or visit LivinLighter.com.
Westin Kierland Resort & Spa
Treat mom to a very special Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch at The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa. The brunch will feature a host of delicious items. Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on May 8. Brunch is priced at $75 for adults and $25 for children ages 5 to 12 (excluding tax and gratuity).
Breakfast Station: build-your-own omelets and a smoked salmon table
Lunch Station: fresh seafood selections such as jumbo gulf shrimp, Alaskan crab legs, Bangs Island Mussels to the carving table with slow-roasted beef tenderloin and the hot buffet, which will offer a host of entrées including almond-wood smoked pork loin, pacific sea bass and a pan-seared chicken breast as well as made-to-order pan-seared jumbo gulf shrimp. Freshly made salads, pastas, side dishes and a magnificent dessert station round out the offerings.
Kierland Kids’ Station: items that small children will enjoy.
Plus, the Resort’s FUN team will be on hand to help children decorate a pot and plant a flower to give to Mom.
Reservations for brunch are required and can be made by calling 480-624-1202. kierlandresort.com
Agave, The Arizona Spa
Agave, the Arizona Spa at The Westin Kierland Resort invites you to celebrate Mom anytime in May with a relaxing day at the spa with the Agave Spa’s Mom & Me promotion, valid May 1-31, 2016. Simply book a spa treatment of 50 minutes or more for your Mom and receive a 30 percent discount on your own treatment of 50 minutes or more. The discount cannot be combined with any other offer.
Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain
An iced shellfish tower, made-to-order omelet bar, and entrées ranging from leg of lamb to pan-roasted organic salmon are just a sampling of the culinary treats in store at the Mother’s Day Buffet on May 8. For those with a sweet tooth, there will be a dessert waffle and strawberry shortcake station. Drink options will include a fresh pressed juice bar, Bloody Mary bar, and champagne display. The buffet is priced at $75 per person, plus beverages, tax and gratuity; $25 for children 12 and under, and will be available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Another option for a Mother’s Day Brunch at Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain takes place in the Elements restaurant which will feature a three-course menu of epicurean delights. Among the appetizer highlights are opah crudo with aquachile, avocado, shaved radish and cilantro and a sweet pea cavatelli with morel mushrooms, pearl onions, black truffle, and duck confit. Entrées range from bbq shrimp ‘n grits with sunny-side-up egg and Moroccan chorizo broth to coriander crusted Alaskan halibut with spring vegetables, pineapple green curry, Penn Cove mussels, and Thai basil. A dessert choice of five spice fruit tart, almond joy torte, and tiramisu will round out the meal. The Mother’s Day brunch is priced at $85 per person, plus beverages, tax and gratuity; $30 for children 12 and under, and will be served from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Guests will receive a photo keepsake taken by a professional photographer against a spectacular desert backdrop from the Paradise Views patio.
To make a reservation, visit sanctuaryaz.com or call 855-245-2051.