How to Host a Mother’s Day Luncheon!

Host a Mother's Day Luncheon for your Mom! Mother's Day Luncheons are a popular choice for hosting a meal for the girls in your family on Mother's Day, especially your mom! I have hosted three of them in recent years, and all were quite enjoyable. Of course, it's always wonderful to spend time with your family, especially when honoring your mother! How to plan a Mother's Day Luncheon . . . A Mother's Day Luncheon doesn't "just happen". It has to be planned, as does any meal for a large gathering of family and friends. With that said, it's not difficult to plan a luncheon. It just takes a little time and the commitment to follow through on the preliminary things that must be done, as well as those the day of your luncheon. Step … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day “Girls” Luncheon!

A Mother's Day Luncheon . . . "Girls only!" A few years ago, I hosted a Mother's Day Luncheon for the girls in my family. That included my mother, my sister, Jeri and her two daughters, Amber and Cara, and my daughter Candace. We also had two grand-girls: Randa and baby Jalynn. The Planning: Table settings and Tablescape . . . The theme for this Mother's Day Luncheon was Family, with the menu being from our Family Heritage recipes, and the table settings from my mother's and Grandmama Hall's collections. One of the first things that you need to do is determine what dinnerware, glassware, silverware you will use as well as your table covering and centerpiece. My  table was set with my Grandmama Hall's Eternal China, Mama's crystal … [Read more...]