Mother’s Day is a special day dedicated to showing appreciation for all the wonderful things that Mothers or Mother figures do. Celebrated annually on the second Sunday of May in the United States,  Mother’s Day is a time to honor and cherish the love, care, and sacrifices of mothers everywhere. There are many ways to celebrate this special occasion whether it’s a simple phone call, a special meal, or a heartfelt gift, taking the time to express gratitude and love to the special mothers in our lives is a meaningful way to celebrate Mother’s Day.

In France, it will be celebrated on June 4th, but since we live here, check-out our selection of 5 ideas with to celebrate with a French Touch this week end!

A beautiful cake by Maison Alyzée

Click on the image to enter the giveaway

Surprise your Mom with a delicious and beautifully crafted cakeFrench pastry cake this Mother’s Day and order from one of the best pastry chefs in the Bay Area Maison Alyzée (Sable hearts,  light vanilla mascarpone whipped cream, a touch of raspberry confit, fresh organic raspberries & strawberries)

You can also enter the giveaway to try and win it. The deadline to enter is Friday May 12, at 8pm and you will need to pick it up in Mountain View or  Burlingame.




A Maman Necklace by Clare Vivier

Treat the Maman in your life to this beautiful 14 carat yellow gold MAMAN necklace… no need to say more!
More details here


A basket full of croissants and pains au chocolat

Start the day by surprising the Mom(s) in your life with a breakfast in bed with a basket full of “viennoiseries” like croissants, pains au chocolat … Throughout the bay you will find many French bakeries
Find the French bakery next to you



An exhibition at the Legion of Honor museum

Celebrate this special time with a trip to the Legion of Honor Museum in San Francisco. The most French museum in the city is set in the beautiful Presidio park, perfect setting for a nice walk after your museum visit. In addition to the permanent collection, The Legion of Honor currently hosts 2 exhibitions : Sargent & Spain and Paperworks, 15 years of acquisition. Sunday May 14th will be the last day to see the Sargent and Spain exhibition :  it features vibrant works by John Singer Sargent
More info here


A spa appointment at René Guinot Institute

Treat your Mom to a moment of self-care love at the French beauty Spa René Guinot in Burlingame. She will feel the love with many pampering options between facials and body treatments. Sarah will take good care of the Mom in your life.
More details here




Happy Mother’s Day !








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