Last Minute Mother’s Day

Tips and Tricks for a successful, stress-free day


Grace Zhang

MOM. Mother’s Day quickly approaches, arriving on May 12 this year. A day to cherish moms, this article features fresh ideas to triumphantly celebrate all that our moms have done for us.

If you’re anything like me, as school comes to an end, you’ve probably been slammed with work. Caught up in the whirlwind of end of the year exams, Mother’s Day may have totally slipped your mind. Lucky for you, you’re not too late! Take a deep breath, get comfy and keep reading for a successful celebration for mom.

#1 the Good ‘Ol Brunch

Who doesn’t love brunch? An absolute classic, Cincinnati is brimming with delicious hot spots so take the day off from the kitchen and treat your mom. Added bonus? Treat yourself along the way; after all, you get to enjoy the food without having the hassle of prepping, cooking and clean up. Affordable and delicious, here are MY current top picks:

  • Maplewood Kitchen and Bar
  • French Crust Cafe and Bistro
  • Toast and Berry
  • The Taste of Belgium

#2 Sunshine Picnics

With the weather turning out to be absolutely beautiful, this is the perfect option if your mom is…

  • In need of some relax time
  • Not a fan of busy, crowded places
  • A nature lover

#3 Take a class together

Whether it be painting, cake decorating, or even working out, spend some time talking and relaxing with mom. To get you started, check out the places below:

  • Pure Barre
  • Painting with a Twist
  • Baking and Cake Decorating at Joann’s or Michaels

#4 Make her a card.

As cliche as it is, truly nothing says “I love you” like a homemade item made from the heart.