Mother’s Day Ideas- Primping, Pampering and Princesses

Mother-daughter days are quintessential to growing up and sharing those special moments that only the girls can understand. On mom’s special day, make her feel like a queen with a day of goodies- pampering, feasting and festivities. Here are some ways to look your best out on the town.

Who’s Your Mommy? Treat Her to a Day of Pampering

Available from April 18 through May 8 at area Equinox locations, special packages were created to leave Mom feeling refreshed, rejuvenated and rewarded well beyond her special day. And for the fitness fanatic mom, the club is open to anyone using the spa so Mom can get her workout in and also recharge. Pair a sugar Swedish massage with a 24 K gold facial to give mom the royal treatment.

900 N. Michigan Ave. 312.254-2500.

‘Don’t Tell Mom We’re Cooking’ Class

Shhh, don’t tell mom, but Four Seasons Hotel Chicago is hosting a cooking class designed to teach dads and kids how to make a delicious brunch at home for mom on Mother’s Day. Executive Chef Kevin Hickey and his culinary team will lead a hands-on cooking class in the hotel’s banquet kitchen Saturday, April 30th from 11:00 am to 1:00 p.m. Chef Hickey will share some his favorite breakfast items such as delicious yogurt and granola parfaits, frittatas and stuffed Brioche French Toast. Cost is $75 per family, with a maximum of four people per reservation and includes refreshments.  Space is limited.

120 E. Delaware. 312-649-2349.

Mother/Daughter Day at the Spa

Offered Monday through Friday throughout May at the Trump, this rejuvenating afternoon allows guests to customize their day spa experience by choosing four of the following signature treatments: Classic Trump Massage; Therapeutic Massage; Body Mud Infusion; Body Radiance Salt Scrub; Trump Results Facial; Universal Glow Facial; and Classic Trump Manicure and Pedicure. Guests are also invited to attend any fitness classes at The Spa at Trump Health Club during their visit, and will depart with a special gift. The Mother/Daughter Day Package is priced at $580 per person, exclusive of gratuity.

401 N. Wabash. 312.588.8020.

Get Blinged Out for a Good Cause

belle et bonne designs are fashion forward with classic appeal including a mixture of sterling silver, gold fill and oxidized silver metals along with crystal chain to give it that edgy yet feminine chic. Popular among news anchors, radio personalities and other celebrities like Grammy winning pop singer, Colbie Caillat, the line has a strong charity component, supporting organizations like The Nature Conservancy and the Tigerlily Foundation for breast cancer.