How to Make Mother’s Day Extra Special for Mom

Make these homemade goodies for Mom!
A Homemade Mother’s Day
Dandelion Moms

Make Mother’s Day beautiful with these homemade ideas!


Mom deserves to be shown love and appreciation every day of the year, but especially on Mother’s Day, May 10.

While store-bought gifts and spa days can be very much appreciated, sometimes the simpler, more thoughtful gifts are best. For families looking for easy, yet memorable ways to shower Mom with love on Mother’s Day, a homemade treat could be the sweetest way to her heart.

Banana Waffles with Peanut Butter Syrup Photo


Waffles are a favorite in the morning and can be easily customized depending on Mom’s tastes. These banana waffles are simple to make and the peanut butter syrup is a creamy, sweet addition that puts them over the top.

Source: Jo-Lynne Shane

Lemon Blueberry Pancake Photo


With spring in the air, perhaps you are looking for a lighter brunch recipe? Fluffy lemon and blueberry pancakes are seasonally fresh and are sure to bring sunshine to Mom’s breakfast in bed. Start with the classic Krusteaz Blueberry Pancake Mix, then create your own fruit topping.

Source: Dandelion Moms

Red Velvet Cheesecake Brownies


For the mom with a sweet tooth, these red velvet cheesecake brownies are sure to make her feel loved. Start with the Krusteaz Gluten Free Double Chocolate Brownie Mix and bake with a creamy layer of cheesecake and chocolate chips for perfect, decadent squares.

Source: Cinnamon Spice and Everything Nice

Laced Lemon Lime Bars


Another idea for the lemon lover is a homemade tray of laced lemon lime bars. Using Krusteaz Lemon Bar Mix, light rum, and lime juice, you can serve Mom a delicious slice of citrus heaven to start or end her Mother’s Day — with a kick!

Source: A Southern Grace

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