I'm a working mother of two kids under 6. What do I want for Mother's Day? Breakfast in bed. I'd like to sleep in till 7 (gasp!). I'd like my hubby to bring me a cup of coffee and that stack of magazines I've been meaning to read for
months years. And I'd be thoroughly impressed if my family made me breakfast while I sit lazily in the comfort of that lovely piece of furniture that doesn't see enough of me: bed.
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Dads, husbands, children: let me make this easy for you! Make your wife/mom/mother-of-your-children breakfast in bed. I'm willing to bet she won't argue with being waited on hand and foot for an hour or two.
Need some recipe ideas? Here are three Mother's Day breakfast-in-bed menus below—from super-easy to super-impressive. As a mom, I can tell you, I would be delighted to receive any of these delicious trays and a little time to just chill. But to be honest, I would even be happy with just coffee and toast. So, don't stress out, just have fun and celebrate Mom for everything that she does to feed you, keep you healthy, safe and happy. This is her day, take care of your queen!
Beginner: So Easy, the Kids Can Help
This easy Mother's day breakfast menu is a great one to make with kids. The pound cake is super simple (and takes just one bowl). Bake it up the day before, so all you have to do the morning of is brew the coffee and cut up the fruit. Don't want to keep Mom waiting too long!
Coffee—just the way she likes it.
Intermediate: Take It Up a Notch
This menu will take a little more time, so bring her some coffee and a book or magazine to read in bed while she waits for the feast to come together.
Advanced: Knock Her Socks Off
This menu takes some skill, but if you can pull it off, you're really going to impress her!
Hint: If you've never poached an egg before, try this no-fail egg poaching technique with step-by-step photos!
Watch How to Make the Pound Cake