It’s a couple of days to Mother’s Day and you haven’t made plans yet? No worries, matey, SmartParents has a few solutions for you!
Take Mum out
Take mum out for a yummy Sunday brunch at The Knolls at Capella, Sentosa. This posh resto will offer a world-class selection of international air-flown oysters, succulent seafood, sushi and sashimi, exciting barbeque action stations, as well as a myriad other fine-cut meats and sides. Called “Antioxidant Haven at The Knolls” it lasts from 12.30pm to 3pm. Priced at S$168++ per adult inclusive of free-flow soft drinks and fresh juices. Capella Singapore is located at 1 The Knolls, Sentosa Island, 6377 8888.
Not an early riser? You and mum can still enjoy tea! Crowne Plaza offers three-tier high-tea sets at $42++. These sets include rose macarons with lychee pralines, chocolate-dipped strawberries, cranberry scones and delicious chocolate cupcakes, complemented with refillable coffee or Dilmah T-Series premium tea. Moms will also take home a complimentary Dilmah Tea Caddy with every Mother’s Day High Tea order. The Mother’s Day High Tea Affair is available this whole week to Sunday, from 2–5pm. Crowne Plaza is located at 75 Airport Boulevard, #01-01, 6823 5367.
Treat mum to a luxurious 5-course Mother’s Day meal at Caffé B, available for both lunch and dinner. Available this whole week till 8 May, the 5-course menu includes an antipasto of chicken and honshimeiji mushroom terrine, venus-clam soup, poached king prawn and more! Priced at $100++, diners can opt for wine pairing for an additional $50++. Visit www.caffeb.com.sg for more information. Caffé B is located at 2 Bayfront Avenue, B1-15 & 01-83, The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands, 6887 3311.
Your mum gets to visit The National Museum for free when you present its Facebook ad at the museum’s Visitor Services counter to redeem a complimentary adult ticket. Catch The Treasures of the World exhibit and the first 10 mums to visit for each weekend day (7–8 May) will receive a special memento from the British Museum.
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If Mum prefers home
Wanna avoid the crowds all trying to celebrate the same occasion, bring home the Swenson’s Sprinkles of Love ice-cream cake ($53), made exclusively for Mother’s Day. It features a harmonious pairing of hazelnut ice-cream, sandwiched between two layers of decadent chocolate brownie, encased within a layer of glossy white chocolate fudge. Thoughtfully decorated with fresh berries that represent the shades of love and delicate strips of dark and white chocolate, impress your beloved mother with this delightful treat that will make her day. Available at all Swensen’s and Earle Swensen’s outlets, until 8 May.
Give Mum a special Memory Book ($23.90) filled with your favourite memories of her, and those unforgettable moments you've shared together. This beautiful memory book is filled with prompt-marked pages and stickers. Available at kikki.K, 2 Orchard Turn, #B2-53, Ion Orchard, 6509 3107.
If mum is a lover of flowers, especially orchids, this Mother’s Day collection by Risis is the perfect gift for her. Paired with an Amethyst crystal, the Dance Bangle (S$130) is cast in bronze and plated in precious rhodium. Available at Tangs at Tang Plaza, 310 Orchard Road, Level 4, Singapore, 6376-9405.