Gold Coast businesses turn on the charm for Mother’s Day, social distancing style.
Yes, you read that right. In case you haven’t realised yet, the second Sunday in May fast approaches, which means it’s time to celebrate motherly figures in all their wondrous glory and diversity for Mother’s Day. And thanks to the innovation of a range of Gold Coast businesses, you can make it an extra special one, even if you can’t technically go out for your usual treats.
If Mother’s Day mornings were always your thang, then you want to check out these deeelicious breakfast and brunch boxes from Caffe Republic (GF Nutella waffles, ribbon sandwiches, hotcakes, chia pots, a jewellery voucher and more: $60), Elk Espresso (Four different sizes, including brekky treats, cold pressed juice, coffee AND flowers), Crafted Coffee Co (amazing boxes of bakery goodness for 1 or 2, with delivery and pickup available: from $40), and Bear Boy Espresso (Breakfast and morning tea boxes as well as a delectable cheese platter available: from $30).
Fancy a picnic? Now that restrictions have relaxed to allow members of a household to head out for a picnic together, you might want to check out this epic range of colourful, sweet and boozy Mother’s Day picnic boxes from Miami Marketta (only a few left, order by Thursday night!) and of course the folks at Dust Temple Currumbin, who’ve just started their wholesome and hearty meal service. Think Nicoise picnic tart, Fattoush salad, and Eaton mess for two or four people, and you can add a bottle of wine and a posy of flowers too, just to make it the perfect lunch for mum.
If you can’t go past a box of baked goods, the creative folks at Baked GC are doing a $39 Mum box filled with their stunning cupcakes, whilke Dark Fluid Espresso has a delightful baked treats box for mum for just $30. Delicious by Sara lives up to its name with boxes of glorious delights including macarons, cookies, brownie bites, lemon lime cake balls and more, and if you’re after some make-at-home action (without the baking and mess), La Cannoleria have some pre-prepped DIY cannoli kits for just $35.
If you’re keen for more of a chef-at-home, restaurant-style meal for lunch, check out these AMAZING value meal specials available for pickup from Jimmy Wah’s (five courses for 2 people: $68), and Mr Hizola’s (family pack for 4 people: $100 – whaaat). And for dinner, Yellowfin Seafood Restaurant are doing a tasty seafood platter for two, while Hachi Japanese Restaurant have an awesome Mother’s Day dinner deal involving bento boxes and beer!
And as for the perfect gift, look no further! Paddock Bakery has teamed up with some local business for their Mother’s Day pamper packs, with inclusions such as Banksia diffusers, Everlasting flowers and Prosecco alongside a range of delicious Paddock brand bakery treats. Is Mum all about plants? The Botanica Box from The Borrowed Nursery has a range of absolutely stunning Mother’s Day plant box gift options with inclusions for tea lovers, wine lovers or spirit lovers. Little Cocoa has a droolworthy range of handcrafted chocolate boxes perfect for the mums with a sweet tooth, and The Craft Parlour has a range of gorgeous home kits for crafty mummas. Finally, cheese lovers will go insane over these Yummy Mummy Boxes from Kat Harvey Cheese.
With no shortage of incredible goodness of offer, there’s no excuse not to shop local this Mother’s Day. Don’t say we never do anything for you. Better get pre-ordering!
Special thanks to @goldcoastfoodie for her comprehensive Insta stories.