Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Mother's Day Recap: Mimosas and Ladder Ball

M-Day gifts: mini rose bushes personalized with chalk.

Graham and I have started a tradition of hosting Mother's Day brunch. It is the one holiday that we can (lovingly) usurp from our mothers and they just can't do anything about it. This year we decided to try something a little different: made-to-order omelettes. We presented everyone with a printed list of ingredients and let them build their own. 

Mother's Day menu.

This made it easy to cater to any dietary restrictions or preferences, and served as a fun activity during mimosa hour! 

Essential elixir.

The menus displayed ingredients ranging from fresh basil to crumbled vegetarian sausage and banana peppers (another crowd-pleaser) and were a huge hit with the whole family. Tip: omelette-making moves quickly so it's best to have all ingredients pre-diced and have a sous chef (me) handy to help. 

The spread. Don't forget fruit salad!

Here are some pics from our Mother's Day complete with a hilariously competitive game of ladder golf (another unexpected success):

Jeff Bowers and Sondra Gordy enjoy mimosa hour.

My omelette, cinnamon roll, fruit and veggie sausage. Mmmm.

Mom and me.

From left: Oscar (under the table), Sondra, Graham, Jeff, Stacey and Sue.

She was really good at ladder golf.

1 comment:

  1. Aww, I love this! Great ideas, team Bowers-Gordy! Thanks for sharing! xo.