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Inspiration to spoil mum on Mother's Day

Posted: 8am 06 May 2021

Have you left Mother’s Day planning to the last minute? There’s no need to stress – we’ve got you covered, from gorgeous gifts to places to take her for breakfast, brunch or lunch.

Love Handmade Lane markets

Tell mum you’re heading for the hills this Mother’s Day, and set course for the The Hills Festival’s Mother’s Day Picnic markets.

An afternoon delight awaits to surprise and delight mothers of all ages. It’s a chance to choose presents together and discover lovingly crafted, one-of-a-kind gifts.

Check out the Love Handmade Market stalls. Live music and food trucks at George Willmore Park, Ferny Hills on May 9 from 1.30-4pm.

Want to know more? Head to the website

Book a photo shoot with a pink twist

Has it been a while since your mum had a photos taken? Instead of whipping out your smart phone and having a crack yourself, why not shout her a photoshoot at an epic location.

The Pink Bungalow, on the Redcliffe Peninsula, is beautifully renovated cottage which can be booked for a range of photo packages. To find out more, visit the website

Picnic in the Park

Pack a picnic or bring your barbecue favourites and head west and enjoy the Mother’s Day Picnic in the Parklands at Running Creek Park, Stanmore.

It’s on from 8am-1pm on May 9.

A Mother’s Day picnic pass include free entry to the animal stable yard session, which is on from 9-11am.

The Mad Bean Coffee van will be there, serving delicious coffee and iced drinks and Amy Perren photography will also be there offering Mother’s Day mini photo packages. See her facebook page for details and to make a booking.

Mothers Day Picnic in the Parklands day passes are limited and bookings are essential. Visit the website to book.

Shout mum a class

Is your mum keen to learn a new skill? ClassBento has a range of classes on offer including many in the Moreton Bay Region.

You mum could try her hand at botanical skincare making in Highvale, pouring resin art in Brendale, and even making a DIY copper ring in Petrie.

ClassBento is inspiring families to reconnect and try something new this Mother's Day, while supporting local makers within the Moreton Bay Region. Make fun memories with Mum and care for her social and mental wellbeing with unique experiences hosted by the local creative community.

It’s a gift guaranteed to delight and spark a new sense of creatively. Want to know more? Visit the website

Gifts galore

Reid’s Place high tea accessories: The team at this Scarborough venue renowned for its classic setting, accommodation and gardens also sells a range of gifts that would make perfect Mother’s Day presents. You could also buy a high tea voucher to use later in the year. Head to the Facebook page for details.

Little White Goat Soap: Take your pick from a delightful selection of handmade soaps crafted using fresh goat’s milk. The milk has a similar PH human skin and is soothing and easily absorbed. Head to the Facebook page for details.

Molly and Rose: With a huge range of fashion, accessories and homewares to choose from, you’re sure to find the perfect gift for mum at this Redcliffe boutique. Head to the Facebook page for details.

Heavens Candles: Pampering mum is easy with a gift box from Heavens Candles at North Lakes. There’s a huge range to choose from or you can create your own using soaps, essential oils, diffusers and candles. Head to the website for details

Redcliffe City Florist: Let the experts put together a gift pack for your mum, or you can select from a range of floral arrangements. Head to the website for details.

Moreton Bay Florist and Gifts: Choose from a big range of fresh floral arrangements, bouquets, plants and gifts from this florist that delivers to the whole region. Head to the website for details.

Wine and dine mum

The Golden Ox

With more than 40 years’ experience in spoiling mums on Mother’s Day, the team at The Golden Ox knows how to make the day special.

The popular restaurant’s dining room at Margate is open for business, with a menu to tempt.

You can even entertain at home, with an extensive takeaway menu now available.

Visit the website to order or book.

Ocean View Estates Winery and Restaurant

Treat your mum this Mother's Day at Ocean View Estates.

Make a day of it and experience the delicious food, amazing wine, and stunning atmosphere. Take a stroll in the vines or down to the lake after lunch, or bring your dogs and take them for a walk around the property.

Book a table in the restaurant and enjoy a three-course meal for $75pp (children $35), or phone to book an $80 Mother's Day picnic platter!

To find out more or to book, visit the Facebook page

Pause Restaurant

Chef Rino has prepared a menu for lunch and dinner, which includes sharing entrees, a choice of three main meals and delightful desserts.

It’s 89 per person and a children’s menu has been created for $25.

Bookings are essential. Visit the Facebook page for details

Tempest Seafood Restaurant & Teppanyaki Grill

Enjoy a sensational four-course menu for lunch or al a carte for dinner at this stunning location, overlooking the marina at Scarborough. It starts at $89 per person.

For more details, visit the website

Sandstone Point Hotel

Take your pick of a buffet breakfast or buffet lunch at this venue overlooking at the picturesque Sandstone Point. There will be a free photo booth, so you can capture some Mother’s Day memories to keep. Bookings are essential for each meal.

Visit the Facebook page for details and to book

More options to wine and dine mum

Bribie Island Hotel

Pacific Harbour Golf Club

Blue Pacific Hotel

Bribie Island Surf Club

North Lakes Hotel

Preeces, Redcliffe

Gather and Feast (Caboolture) /Annie Lane (Bribie)

Lisa’s Willow Tree Café, Caboolture

The Coffee Patch on Hasking, Caboolture

Belvedere Hotel

The Komo Hotel

Is your favourite venue not listed? Give them a call and ask what they have on offer for Mother’s Day.

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