This Mother’s Day we’re celebrating all the women in our lives we look to for love and support, whether that be your official mom or the honorary mothers in your life like your sister, friend, great-aunt, or mentor.  This day is a great opportunity to show your gratitude and give back to the woman who gives so much. Here are some of our favorite gift ideas and simple gestures sure to make her day:

For many, mom was the one to prepare home cooked meals for the family. Turn the tables and cook for her this Mother’s Day. Go the extra step and create a beautiful tablescape. Place cards, pretty linens and fresh flowers are all you’ll need.

Mother’s Day recipes:

Treating your mom to breakfast in bed or brunch is always a lovely idea because you know what she really wants is more time together. For more ideas on what to prepare for a Mother’s Day brunch visit our Portland store on May 11th for a special installment of Weekend’s at LeRoux, where we will be demonstrating hands-on techniques for preparing Dutch babies, coffee cake, and breakfast casserole.

Giving your mom a little something extra is a wonderful way to show how much you appreciate her. We asked our sales staff what they would give their mom this year: