No-Fuss Mother’s Day Celebration ideas you can do this Sunday

Published May 4, 2022, 5:46 AM

by Millie Manahan

Celebrate Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is just a few days from now. Have you thought of any gift or unique celebration ideas for your moms? Well, if you haven’t yet, you’re not alone! I am a mom myself, and I can’t even think of giving myself anything! LOL! But, if there’s one thing moms would like to receive this Mother’s Day, it would be a weekend free from stress and a gastronomic experience with the family.

But, to each his own. Some moms prefer to be at home while others want to have adventures or staycations! There are also moms celebrating far from their families this year, either abroad or having to work that day.

Mother’s Day will be extra special this year because we can now feel some sense of normalcy. Establishments nowadays have upgraded their level of customer service and other things to ensure safety.

The Manila Bulletin team is always looking for great deals, so here are some Mother’s Day ideas or recommended places you can visit this coming Sunday!

Recommendation 1: Joy Nostalg Hotels and Suites Manila’s Create Fun MOMeries!

We recommend this because this is your time to not worry about bringing DSLRs or paying for an expensive photoshoot. There will be a self-photo studio available in the area!

Located at the heart of Ortigas, this hotel offers a MOMerable Mother’s Day to all moms out there! A staycation deal you wouldn’t want to miss! Uniquely celebrate Mother’s Day with their flavorful dining offer at The Nostalgia Lounge & Bar. There will be a platter of fresh seafood, unlimited appetizer, and a special dish their chef has prepared for your moms, all for a semi-buffet rate of Php 2,200 net. Joy Nostalg Hotel and Suites has also partnered with Fujifilm Philippines’ self-photo studio booth to capture beautiful moments with your family. For reservations & inquiries, call us at (02) 8637-7888 / 8771-1156 or email at [email protected]

Recommendation 2: Acacia Hotel Davao’s Heartfelt MOMents

We recommend this because this is your time to feel pampered with freebies and celebrate with your family face-to-face or via Zoom with their sumptuous buffet spreads! Here’s why:

Hello, moms of Davao! Feel renewed and rejuvenated with their deal as Moms get to eat for FREE when you dine in a group of 6! Muses Acoustic Band and will serenade them with choices of lavish spread at Waling Waling Cafe. Celebrate with your families via Zoom while enjoying their Oriental Feast! Acacia Hotel Davao boasts a fast Internet connection so that your Zoom party is smooth and has no lag at all! Organize it now and book a table at Acacia Hotel Davao Facebook page. They also have exciting giveaways, so visit the page ASAP!

Recommendation 3: Makati Picasso Hotel’s Scan and Stay

We recommend this because of their impeccable check-in system. From reservations to check-in, all online! No fuss, minimal interaction, and just happy staycations!

Moms don’t like complicated stuff, do we? But, since everything is on mobile now, you can surprise mom with a staycation or a lunch date at Makati Picasso Hotel without her knowing. Why? Their check-in process is a breeze. From reservations to check-in, all in just one tap! Once you have reserved your room, the only interaction with the hotel staff is to pick up your keycard. Their compendium, menu, and other things are also in the form of a QR code. Indeed, a perfect place for all digital nomads and moms out there!

Other Recommendations For Mother’s Day

Since the pandemic started two years ago, we have already been accustomed to virtual events. If there’s no chance for you to explore the places mentioned above, no worries because there are many ways to celebrate Mother’s Day!

Surprise Your Mom With Special Deliveries

What’s her favorite food? Does she want something from Shopee or Lazada? Get it for her! With the help of technology, these things are now easy to do! In addition, restaurants are offering Mother’s Day promos with a no-fuss ordering system, so you may want to check out:

Metro Manila and South Areas

  • Mama Lou’s
  • Nonna’s
  • Seda Nuvali, Laguna
  • Siglo Modern Filipino- Tagaytay (in front of Picnic Grove)
  • Tanawin Sa Gulod Restaurant – Alfonso, Cavite
  • Klara’s Bulalo and Kafe- Mahogany Avenue, Tagaytay

Write A Meaningful Mother’s Day Card

Nothing beats a handwritten or the exciting sound of opening a greeting card. Write a card or a letter for your mom using tools like Canva, 123 Greetings, and more. If you prefer handwriting it, better!

You may also send an e-card through Canva. Canva is also available on Google Play and the App Store.