A one-of-a-kind celebration befitting a mom-of-a-kind
Written by: Amy R. Remo
You probably had it all planned out by now: flowers for mom, a cutesy card with a heartfelt dedication, and a nice dinner with the entire family to celebrate the greatness of mothers on their special day.
Your mother, aunt, grandma or mom figure deserves all that, and more, for sure. But for this Mother’s Day, why not go beyond the “classics”, dig a little deeper, and find out exactly what tickles her fancy? Make her feel like the queen that she is this Mother’s Day and give her the gift of thoughtfulness to make your celebration extra special. After all, they deserve nothing less than the best. Moms are the heart of homes, helping run households with their loving touch, firm hand, reassuring presence and compassion. Especially if you feel like you’re neglecting her lately, now is the chance to spoil her to the hilt.
Bring your mom to any Vista Mall, Starmall, and Vista Lifestyle Centers across the country where you can find personalized and thoughtful gifts for every kind of mother, for every style and character, and for every passion she might have. The shopping mall chains of Vista Land & Lifescapes Inc. have a curated lineup of retail shops and restaurants set amid picturesque settings that will right off set the mood.
Here are some ways to tell the most important women in your life that they are “mom-of-a-kind”. For the Queen of the house.
If your mom likes to keep the house spic and span and neatly organized, treat her to shopping at AllHome, where she can score exciting “buy-one-take-one” deals for some of her favorite linens, decor and homeware items.
Better yet, surprise her by getting the groceries for the house this week. Enjoy free delivery when you shop for groceries and other essentials via AllDay Supermarket’s website, https://www.allday.com.ph/ from May 13 to 15.
For the foodie mom If food is her love language, then Vista Mall, with its wide array of restaurants and unique dining concepts, is the perfect place for you. Tag the whole family along to delight in a Mom-azing Bundle at AllAmerican for only P1600, while Boston Chicken’s Mom’s Feast, only P980, will likewise be a fried-tastic treat for the entire fam. Let your mom indulge in a savory feast at Sixty Four, which offers fantastic bundles including the Super Mom Platter A (Chicken and Chorizo Paella, Salted Egg shrimp, Beef salpicao, garlic parmesan buffalo wings and complimentary Classy Sassy or Easy Peachy) for only P2,399 or the Super Mom Platter B (Chicken Paella, Beef salpicao, Classic buffalo wings, Fish and chips, and complimentary Classy Sassy or Easy Peachy Fish and chips) for only P1,998. The first 100 moms to dine in at Chicken Deli will get free Rustic Potato Chips (for a single-minimum receipt of P1,500), while Gastroville and Paluto will be giving out a 25 percent discount on the paluto charge starting at 1 kilo. Satisfy your cravings at Uno Mas and get 50 percent off on Quesadillas for every purchase of any meal, or enjoy add-on mandu for only P14 when ordering a K-Chicken Meal at OMO.
For the dessert loving mom Cap off your lunch or dinner with these sweet, delectable desserts. Let them know they are loved and appreciated with Coffee Project Black’s chocolate banana caramel and Coffee Project’s milk chocolate raspberry cake. Indulge in an ultimate mango experience Dear Joe’s mango shortcake, or let her enjoy and eat free cake at Caffeena for a minimum purchase of P1,000. For the beauty, wellness enthusiast Impress your mom with these fabulous finds from AllGreen, where you’ll enjoy 50 percent off on select Glaxunte coffee and tea, as well as 10 percent off on select Oh My Girl (OMG) items and Paganini Collection from May 12 to 31.
Go all out and pamper her at Botanical Salon, which offers a free peppermint scalp scrub for every foot spa pedi with gel polish; free hair mask treatment for every full coloring; and a free kerastase masque treatment for every full color and hair cut. You can opt to bring her to Vista Mall Sta. Rosa for a yoga day celebration and tea party, or Vista Mall Tanza which has lined up some beauty services specially for moms. For the fashionista Make sure mom doesn’t miss out on the Mother’s Day Fair and Bazaars at select Vista Malls nationwide so she can find some great pieces to add to her wardrobe. Mom’s fashion sense is meant to be paired with a Cosmo Trends wallet that you can cop with a 30 percent discount from KAL. Might as well complete her summer look with these cute mesh bags for only P449 from No Name.
For the artsy, crafty mom Go the extra mile and surprise her with the cutest handcrafted or personalized gifts. On Mother’s Day, there will be workshops for flower arrangements and DIY essential oils at Evia Lifestyle Center; a terrarium activity and pottery experience at Vista Mall Dasmariñas; crafters exhibit at Vista Mall Taguig; caricature making at Vista Mall Bataan; DIY Mother’s Day card, bead accessories and perfume making at Vista Mall Bataan; and photo souvenir booths at Vista Mall Antipolo and Starmall San Jose Del Monte. For music and movie lover Let mom swoon to her heart’s content with a special serenade made just for her at Evia Lifestyle Center, Vista Mall Taguig, Vista Mall Lakefront, Vista Mall Tanza, SOMO-A Vista Mall, Vista Mall Las Piñas, Starmall San Jose Del Monte and Starmall Talisay. At Vista Mall Naga, moms will get to go on a trip down memory lane with nostalgic hits from Joey G. There’s also an Amigas Night at Vista Mall Dasmariñas, Jazz Nights at Vista Mall Pampanga, and an outdoor movie night at SOMO-A Vista Mall where moms can simply relax the night away.