Marvelous Mom

Six sensational ways to celebrate her on Mother’s Day

1. Get Away Together

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Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes offers a special Mother’s Day brunch package, perfect for Mother’s Day. Kick off the holiday with an epicurean family brunch in the Palos Verdes Grand Ballroom, which includes omelet & eggs made to order, pan-Asian delights, carved meats, paella, salad bar, seafood offerings, charcuterie & cheese, children’s buffet, dessert bar and more. Seating times for the event are 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Adults $95++, children (5-10) $45++, children 4 and younger are complimentary.

Then spend the afternoon together at The Spa at Terranea. Reconnect over an afternoon lounging poolside and relax with tranquil treatments, like ‘Mom’s Time’, which includes a Tranquility Bath followed by a Sound Sleep treatment. The weekend will also include a special shopping experience with a trunk show from Suzan Zahedi jewelry swimwear at marea. To book your Mother’s Day Brunch Package, visit terranea.com.

2. Raise a Glass

mothers-day-terranea-life2Packaged in a gorgeous gold shimmer bottle, ONEHOPE’s California sparkling wine is light in color and displays aromas of fresh green apple and nectarine with a hint of fresh baked bread. Crisp, intriguing fresh fruit reminiscent of succulent peach, sweet berries and pear linger on the palate, finishing with creamy and refreshing bubbles. This brut sparkling wine can be paired with appetizers, seafood, sushi, as well as a wide range of desserts and cheeses. Every bottle purchased provides 2 meals to a child in need. Terranea proudly serves ONEHOPE wine throughout the resort.

For more, visit onehopewine.com.

3. Go on a Shopping Spree

mothers-day-terranea-life6Stylish as ever, the Del Amo Fashion Center in Torrance welcomes you and your mom for a day of retail therapy. The spacious Fashion Center hosts a variety of top boutiques and shops, including Anthropologie, Free People, Kate Spade New York, Madewell and Nordstrom.

For a full directory and hours, visit simon.com/mall/del-amo-fashion-center.

4. Quality Time

mothers-day-terranea-life5As a tribute to the famous vacation destination on the East Coast of the United States, the Cape Cod watch is an invitation to take to the high seas. Available in both non-set and gem-set versions, its attachments reinterpret the links that are characteristic of the Chaîne d’Ancre bracelet. The Tonneau model is created using a new Hermès-exclusive silver alloy, which preserves the characteristic glow of this precious metal over the years. Both the non-set and gem-set models tie at the wrist with their interchangeable straps, allowing for endless possibilities for wear.

Find hers at Medawar Jewelers in Rolling Hills Estates, medawarfinejewelers.com.

5. Tea Time

The modern tea world recognizes six categories of tea: green, yellow, white, oolong, black and dark/pu’er. The astounding variety of teas available today, and the vast geography where tea is grown, is all the more amazing given tea’s early roots. Anthropological research indicates that tea was originally wild-harvested and consumed as a bitter vegetable that was cooked into nourishing soups as a folk medicine prepared as a vitality tonic, dating back some four or five thousand years.

Activate your senses as you leaf through your tea journey with different ingredients and flavor profiles. It is the mission of Rishi Tea to connect you to the gardens and mountains where they source organic teas and botanicals. They are devoted to continual research and development alongside artisan farmers and specialist producers.

Terranea proudly serves Rishi Tea throughout the resort. Order one of her favorite teas at rishi-tea.com

6. Fabulous Flats

Considered one of the most versatile designer flats in the world, Tieks by Gavrieli come in every color of the rainbow and are designed to fold and fit in a purse. Each pair of Tieks is crafted from the finest leathers (or vegan textiles) and specially treated to be flexible yet durable. It takes three days and more than 150 steps to create a single pair. There are no shortcuts in creating the world’s most versatile ballet flat. Best of all, the Gavrieli Foundation is deeply committed to the empowerment of women in the U.S and around the globe as a means for social change. Through Kiva, they contribute funds to women entrepreneurs, who they believe are key in the broader fight against global poverty.

Order your own fabulous flats at tieks.com.