Happy Mother's day

Hooray for all the moms in our lives! Hooray for the mothers, grandmothers, godmothers, stepmothers, mothers-in-law, foster moms, bonus moms, other-mothers, aunts, wives, partners, sisters, friends, fellow moms, mentors and women who love with a mother’s heart.

Mother’s Day specials in Cape Town and the Winelands

Still not sure where to take mama for her well-deserved Mother’s Day treat? We’ve got you covered with these restaurants around Cape Town and the Winelands that offer specials for this coming Mother’s Day weekend.
1) Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel (Gardens)
What better way to treat the queen that’s your mother than with a regal-feel high tea at Mount Nelson? The afternoon tea is available from 7 to 9 May between 12 and 3pm and priced at R395 for adults and R250 for kids aged four to 11 years. This elegant tea at Mount Nelson’s iconic lounge takes the eons old tradition of tea and cake to the next level, and also includes a special gift for mom.
2) Spier Hotel Restaurant
Take a detour to the Winelands and have Mother’s Day lunch at Spier Wine Farm in Stellenbosch. Children under three years will dine for free, while it’s R140 for children aged between three and 11 years, and R425 for adults. The three-course meal starts off with a complimentary glass of Spier’s signature rosé and ends with a dessert menu where you choose between seven delectable sweet and savoury creations.
3) Radisson Blu Hotel (Granger Bay)
If the City Bowl is what you fancy, brunch at Radisson Blu’s Stratus Room must be on the list. From 11am until 3pm on Mother’s Day, treat mom to a selection of two hot dishes, one cold dish, a glass of bubbly or wine for R320 per person. Also includes a vegan menu for the same price.
4) FABER (Paarl)
Just on the outskirts of Paarl, by the scenic slopes of the Klein Drakensberg mountains, lies Mother Nature’s gem — the FABER restaurant at Avondale Wine Estate. Enjoy a three-course family-style sharing lunch that is based on organic produce. It includes breadboards, a starter, mains and a plated dessert for adults. The two course costs R390 per adult, three courses are R450 per adult, six courses cost R690 per adult, and the two-course kids’ menu is R110 for children under 12 years.
5) The Manor at Nederburg (Paarl)
Make the most out of this day with a family feast at The Manor at Nederburg Estate in the Cape Winelands. The Mother’s Day special caters for a maximum of 20 guests per table starting from 12pm on Sunday. The price is R155 per person for one main dish with two sides, and R185 for two mains and two sides.

5 Last-Minute Mother's day gift ideas

Create a homemade Mother’s Day gift just for Mom this year. You create your own gifts and home decor or It will make her feel treasured and appreciated to know that you added an extra personal touch just for her with a card or something to fit her home decor.

1) Homemade Mother’s Day Gifts That Spice Things Up

Who says Mother’s Day ideas can’t have a little spice? Make your own hot pepper oil with jalapeños or hot chili peppers using tips from A Beautiful Mess. She’ll be fired up! Bonus: Add your concoctions to cute bottles with labels for finishing touches Mom will love.

2) Clean And Creative Gift Ideas For Mom

Add spark to the dining table with these customizable placemats. Mom will be grateful to see these when she cleans up after a long day. Include photos from family vacations, holiday celebrations or trips to the park.

3) Make Mom Breakfast In Bed

Breakfast in bed makes for a Mother’s Day classic. However, it’s still important to plan ahead to make sure you’re making the most out of this Mom-beloved meal.

4) So Fresh And So Clean

Freshen up her wardrobe and closets with Design*Sponge’s’s homemade linen spray recipe. Choose lavender, mint or eucalyptus scent for a magically clean and relaxing smell.

5) Jewelry Organizers For Her Favorite Pieces

Make organization fun with this homemade earring holder from Sugar Bee Crafts. Paint it in Mom’s favorite color or a patterned design. She’ll think of you every time she uses it—which might be every day!
We hope some of the options above is helpfull and that everyone has an amazing Mother Day this weekend. – The Esani Team