Although she’d probably prefer an intimate brunch, you can’t stomach another mimosa-induced chat about Dad’s family jewels. (If only they were rubies or emeralds.)
Make your mother blush instead with these lovely treasures.
She always says it like it is. Return the favor with Jessica Rust Designs’s new Tattoo collection of personalized mugs and dessert plates. Texas-based Junk Gypsy Company sells one-of-a-kind, hand-painted, metal Karma bowls for hippie chicks. Posh up the package with Sipatiniz, new spill-resistant martini glasses.
Kiss the Cook
Whitney English just launched cute little tin recipe boxes filled with lined cards and a nifty filing system to keep Momma’s top-secret banana pudding safe. Speaking of, relieve your old lady’s baking duties with J Dorian Chocolatier’s new artisan cupcakes (vanilla with coconut sprinkles is the one to get). Of course, their designer chocolates never hurt a gal, either.
Rose bouquets are nice, but they can’t compete with the Dallas Arboretum. On Saturday (noon-4 p.m.) and Sunday (1-4 p.m.), a jazz trio will play while William Porter Family Photography takes portraits ($15). On Sunday, Rosine Hall’s Mother’s Day brunch has three seatings (10 a.m., 12:30, and 3 p.m.) with a carving station and dessert tray.
Along with killer gams, she passed down the thrifty genes. Pay thanks with Lush’s affordable Sugar Mama and Mum bath and body kits. Then donate gently worn kicks to E.61st, which is hosting a Mother’s Day shoe and handbag drive benefiting Genesis Women’s Shelter (today, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.).
Mum can gab about real gems at Lone Star Park’s Mother’s Day Diamond Dig. The first 500 ladies (21 and over) to enter the grandstand admission gates will get to hunt for a $2,500 diamond after the final race.