Sure, you appreciate your mom every day of the year, but you're going to need our guide to the best Mother's Day ideas to really show her how much you care. After all, she gave you the gift of life. If you're going to spoil her right, you'll need to start with the perfect gifts and the best brunch in LA. She'll rave about them, but she'll also tell you that spending quality time together is the ultimate gift. We've got you covered. Take Mom to the Getty or treat her to one of the best massages around or enjoy some of LA's hiking together. Prove to her that you know that she knows you've always been her favorite.
When is Mother's Day?
Mother's Day is Sunday, May 8, 2016.
Mother's Day events and things to do
Mother's Day brunch
Where to go for Mother's Day brunch
Flowers are nice, sure. A box of chocolates, too. But the real way to your mom's heart? Brunch. Lucky for you, Los Angeles does brunch like it's nobody's business. Whether your mom loves a classic eggs Benedict or a decadent plate of French toast, these brunches will have her thinking you're the best son or daughter ever. RECOMMENDED: Mother's Day in LA
10 best bottomless boozy brunches
Drink your breakfast this weekend with bottomless mimosas, bellinis, champagne and more at our top boozy brunch spots Angelenos may not have invented heavy drinking at 10am with a side of bacon and eggs, but we've certainly perfected it. Throw a stone in Los Angeles and you'll likely hit a breakfast spot offering bottomless Bloody Marys with your pancakes (whole wheat, of course). But where should you go for the best boozing and brunching? These 10 LA restaurants serve the ultimate bottomless boozy brunch, from a rooftop perch with all-you-can-eat-and-drink to a charming French bistro with endless champagne and mimosas. Shake off last night's hangover, find yourself a designated driver and restart the party with these weekend hotspots. RECOMMENDED: See more of the best brunch restaurants in Los Angeles The Churchill Brunch hours: Sat-Sun 11:30am-4pmBottomless: MimosasBig enough so that it rarely feels overcrowded and cozy enough so that brunch feels like an event, The Churchill is an on-trend gastropub—house-made pickles! LAMILL coffee! Edison bulbs!—at the center of West Third Street. Opened by the people behind The Hudson, tables fill up on weekends with brunchers Instagramming their decadent brioche French toast and dueling over the last bite of short rib hash and eggs. Another plus: The $15 bottomless mimosas on hand make it a solid spot to continue the buzz from the night before. During cooler weather, seats near the crackling fireplace are ultra-desirable. Ove
Best hotel brunches in LA
Looking for hotels serving brunch? Los Angeles has no shortage of hotel dining options and we've picked our favorite places for mid-morning dining. While breakfast may be the most important meal of the day, we'll argue that brunch is the most favorite meal of the week. Boozy cocktails, fluffy pancakes, and eggs every which way, we would gladly rise early and start our day for this breakfast of champions. And when we're feeling extra fancy (and a little splurgy), we're headed to LA's hotels to sit down for the biggest spread of morning classics. Recommended: See more of the Best brunch restaurants in Los Angeles For families: Four Seasons Los Angeles Imagine the quintessential hotel brunch—buffet trays of roasted meats, eggs, pastries—now turn up the luxe to a ten and you’ve got Beverly Hills' ritzy hotel's ode to the morning meal. Fresh juice stations, along with sushi, dim sum and quesadillas round out AM offerings from around the globe. Customized Bloody Mary mixers add boozy punch for adults, while kids can raid the sweets station complete with a chocolate fountain. Don't miss (and reserve ahead) special occasions such as Halloween and Easter, when the hotel decks out its buffet tables with themed decorations and foods. When: Sundays 10am-2pm Price: $69 per person, $37 for children under 12 For the cool kids: Palihotel The weekend destination for the hip crowd sits inside the boutique spot, Palihotel. For some pre or post shopping along Melrose Ave, the tattoo and
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Best spas in LA: Top facials and skin-care treatments
For healthy, beautiful skin head to the best spas in LA for these must-try facials (by some of the top facialists in the city). You sweat it out on one of the city's many hiking trails and make sure you eat right, but taking care of your skin requires a bit of help. After trying out skin-care tips from the pros, take it a step further and get healthy, beautiful skin with these top spas for facials. RECOMMENDED: Best spas in LA