Mother’s Day is just around the corner, landing this Sunday, May 13. In case you're a last-minute planner (like most of us), we are here to help out with ideas for every type of mama in the Valley, from fair foodies to courageous campers.
For the Foodie Mom
Treat your mom to a meal fit for the Queen at Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass. Ko’sin Restaurant is offering a memorable Mother’s Day brunch buffet with a variety of visionary creations from Chef de Cuisine Kit Tang, starting with baked goods galore, a custom omelet station and an assorted crêpe and pancake bar. Choose from flavors like corn and chicken with smoked corn crème, or satisfy your sweet tooth with a Nutella and berry compote crêpe. 9 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Indoor and outdoor seating: $80 per adult, $72 for seniors and $38 for children 12 and under.
Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass, 5594 W. Wild Horse Pass Blvd., Phoenix, wildhorsepassresort.com/kosin
For the Adventurous Mom
Is your mom is like any rational human and likes spending time outdoors but prefers to do so with the promise of a real bed at the end of the day? Take her glamping! Airstream has arrived at Lake Powell Resort in Page, in northern Arizona. The brand new 30-foot Airstream International Signature travel trailers offer the conveniences of home and indulgences of a boutique hotel, including luxurious linens and pillow-top memory-foam mattresses. At Lake Powell, glamping vacationers are in close proximity to lake activities including powerboat and personal watercraft rentals, hiking to iconic Horseshoe Bend or enjoying a boat tour of landmarks such as Rainbow Bridge and Antelope Canyon.
Lake Powell Airstream, lakepowell.com, 888-896-3829.
For the Non-Coffee-Drinking Mom
Teaspressa Tea (aka "coffee inspired tea") has got you covered with a Tasting Set for Mother’s Day! This all-inclusive gift set that has all four of Teaspressa’s Signature Tea Blends (Manhattan Black, Green Gold, Cape Town and Charles Grey) and its four Signature Luxe Mini Sugar Sticks Multiple Locations, $70, teaspressa.com
For the Fabulous Mom
Give Mom the gift of Insta-worthy brows with a microblading session. Microblading is a semi-permanent brow tattoo that uses a special tool to insert pigment into the upper layers of the skin. Melt By Melissa in Scottsdale creates the desired fullness and shape for flawless, full eyebrows. Hello, Cara Delevingne 2.0! Continue the pampering train with a gift card for a spa day at Village Health Clubs & Spas. Get a bonus $10 for ever $100 in gift cards purchased. Through the month of May, each Village Spa is offering special treatments like the fruit cocktail wrap or orange dreamsicle pedicure. Plus, Mom gets access to any of the clubs' amenities and fitness classes on the day of her treatment.
Melt By Melissa, 7107 E. Thomas Rd., Scottsdale, meltbymelissa.com4 Village Health Clubs & Spas locations, villageclubs.com
For the Arizona Mom
Got a 'zona-loving mama on your hands? Outfit her in the crème of local gear this year. Founded in 2013 by local entrepreneurs, Michael, Stephen and Nicholas, State Forty Eight was born out of a shared passion and pride for the state of Arizona. With everything from simple t-shirts and hats to tanks, crop tops and yoga pants, there is sure to be a design and style perfect for Mom.
State Forty Eight, statefortyeight.com
For the Culture Hound Mom
Local dance-comedy duo "The Ladies" are taking a break from momming this year to perform for all the other moms out there. Artists Leanne Schmidt and Marlene Strang are taking over the Clarendon Hotel in Phoenix to transform the place into a surreal pop-up resort for "moms on the run." 7:30 p.m. FREE with suggested donation of $10. Stick around and grab a bite and a cocktail at on-site restaurant Tranquilo.
The Clarendon Hotel and Spa, 401 W. Clarendon Ave., Phoenix, leanneschmidt.com/theladies
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