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Bucks County Mother’s Day Guide 2013

It’s back – that time of year that always sneaks up on us, resulting in major overspending on next-day flowers deliveries. Yep- you guessed it, Mother’s Day falls on May 12, 2013. Check out Bucks Happening’s comprehensive 2013 Mother’s Day Guide for help planning an extra special day for the wonderful woman in your life. (After all, those brownie points will come in handy later this year!)

Find the Perfect Gift

For gifts with personality: Pennies from Heaven Consignment Boutique
PENNIES FROM HEAVEN AD829 Second Street Pike in Richboro. Right next to the Wells Fargo Bank. 267-315-1345. Pennies from Heaven Consignment Boutique is dedicated to serving ladies, including the many moms, in our greater community.

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While mainly a consignment shop, Pennies also carries new items- special somethings for someone in your life. ‘Blue Q’ is a company that offers totes (pictured on the left), cross body purses, zippered coin purses, pencil cases & pouches made from 95% recycled materials. The graphics range from a vintage look to fun & funky. ‘Your True Nature’ offers t-shirts that give “Advice from a Dog, Cat, the Ocean, a Wildflower, the Earth. etc. They are cleverly written & fun to give as a gift. Either of these product lines would offer a great selection for a fun Mother’s Day gift for Mom. Plus, when you just can’t decide, Pennies also offers gift certificates.

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For an Unforgettable Ride: New Hope – Ivyland Railroad
32 West Bridge Street, New Hope, PA

Celebrate Mom this Mother’s day in a truly classic and unforgettable fashion. Take a beautiful, scenic tour of historic New Hope and the surrounding countryside, while enjoying a carefully prepared gourmet brunch aboard our vintage train. This opulent dining event is fun for all ages and uniquely memorable. A variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverage options are also available onboard, in our air conditioned first class dining car. Mother’s Day Brunch excursions are available May 12th only, departing New Hope station at 11am, 12pm, 1pm, and 2pm. Professional photos packages are also available onboard and make for a great gift from Mom. For reservations and details please visit their website.

A luxurious treat for your Mom (& your wallet): Urban Allure Salon & Spa in the Newtown Athletic Club
120 Pheasant Run Newtown, PA 18940

Urban Allure Salon & Spa is offering some extra bang for your buck this Mother’s Day.

Give mom a little something extra in her gift bag. For every $50 you purchase in gift certificates, you will receive $5 in Urban Allure Bucks! She will be able to choose from a wide variety of service options at the savvy urban salon. This award winning salon and spa is conveniently located within the Newtown Athletic club, where parking is free and easy. Please note: Salon services are open to the general public.

Mom will be able to truly unwind when she drops the kids off for free childcare at the NAC Kids Club, receives a complimentary glass of wine, & indulges in the Spa Menu from the delicious selections at the NACafe. Services offered include hair, nails, massage, facials, body work and spray tan.

Click to learn more about treating mom to an Urban Allure escape today or call 215-968-2720!

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For the amazing woman inside of every Mom: Sweet Escape
6 W Bridge St New Hope, PA

As mothers, we are reminded on a daily basis what a miracle the lives we created are – sometimes they’re a good reminder and sometimes they’re reminders we could do without. We see the beautiful children we’ve help create and nurture, and at the same time we see our bodies aging and our dreams playing out.

This Mother’s Day, remind the woman in your life just how much she is loved for being the woman she’s always been, even before she took on the job of being a mother! As women, we so often put ourselves last, take care of everyone else, and forget about all the pleasure we could be experiencing in our lives. Celebrate her as the woman you first fell in love with and let SweetEscape help you create an experience that will last for more than just one day. Check out Sweet Escape’s Mother’s Day Gift Guide.

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For a unique and special gift for Mom: Bucks County’s Favorite Health Club & Spa – The Cornerstone Clubs!

Mother’s Day Spa Specials:

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Take 15% Off Spa Services when Moms & Daughters book & enjoy their services together at Cornerstone!

Moms & Daughters: Take 15% Off Spa Services when Moms & Daughters book & enjoy their services together.

Plus, receive a free gift card with your purchase of a special spa package.

Call The Spa for more info: 215.918.5950

Massage & Yoga Sale at Cornerstone Doylestown & New Hope:

Massage (Swedish, Deep Tissue, and Sports)

  • 60-Min Massage: $64 (reg. $70)
  • 90-Min Massage: $87 (reg. $96)

-OR-

Add a One Hour 1-on-1 Yoga Personal Training Session

  • 60-Min Massage + 1 Yoga Session: $118 (reg. $130)
  • 90-Min Massage + 1 Yoga Session: $141 (reg. $156)

10% Off 3-Packs from May 7th – 9th (Plus – receive a free Proshop/Boutique Coupon with purchase!)

3-Pack 60-Min: $179 (reg. $199); Add-On 3 Yoga Sessions: $341 (reg. $379)
3-Pack 90-Min: $254 (reg. $288); Add-On 3 Yoga Sessions: $421 (reg. $468)

*Prices reflect member rate. Limit 2 per person.

Call Doylestown: 215.794.3700 or New Hope: 215.862.2200 for more info and gift cards!


For the Gift of Slimming Down: Island Sun Tanning

Island Sun Tan’s Slimming Body Wraps helps to improve circulation by forcing the body to use stored fat mass as energy to fuel the body. Fat cells are forced to release fatty acids in order to provide the energy needed to push perspiration through the body. The treatment can help mom,

  • Body Wrap BlueBurns up to 1,200 to 1,400 calories per session
  • Lose weight
  • Detoxify
  • Reduce cellulite and improve skin tone/texture
  • Reduce muscle and joint pain.
  • Increase metabolism
  • Improves the auto immune system, circulation and cardiovascular system.
  • Reduces fatigue and stress.

For moms searching for fitness with fun: Pilates Bodies in Yardley

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To celebrate the grand opening of Pilates Bodies, Patty and her team are offering special pricing packages- $79.00 per month (undergrads & seniors $59.00) – that are perfect for moms looking to tone up.
Get your beach body back at Pilates Bodies by Patty!

Patty and her team have created a diverse line-up of aerobic fitness and strengthening classes including reformer, tower, barre, circuit, mystery, spin, and mat classes. Their creative line-up of classes include the “Mile High Club” for runners and walkers, “Stacked” for those looking to spice up their normal routine, and an introductory “Newbie Pilates” for beginners. The studio includes new to the industry spin classes on Real Ryder Bikes; Barre Classes to Strengthen Each Muscle, Tone and Stretch;

and a variety of Pilates classes with reformers, mat and tower. Mom will be hot on the sand in NO time!

Get complete class & pricing information on the Pilates Bodies website.

For the quick gift: Mother’s Day Plant Sale

Old Library by Lake Afton, 46 W Afton Ave, Yardley
May 11th, 9:00am – 1:00pm
Save on delivery & surprise Mom and Grandma with pots of pretty flowering plants that have special additions tucked within the blossoms – little yellow Yardley ducks hand-decorated by you or the kids. They’ll have the plants, ducks, decorating materials, and bows ready to help you give very special Yardley gifts.

Events for Mom

Who’s Your Mother? A Tribute, Walk, and Activity in Appreciation of all Mothers
Peace Valley Nature Center, 170 Chapman Rd, Doylestown
2:00pm
Come traverse the trails searching for answers! Naturalist-led questions and riddles but the answers are up to you! Pre-registration is required at $5 for members, $10 for non-members or $15 for a family of 4-6.

Mother’s Day 5k Race for Christina
Tyler State Center for the Arts, 10 Stable Mill Rd, Richboro
8:30am – 12:00pm
Join Council Rock graduate Catherine Logan will be hosting a 5k walk/run in honor of her sister, Christina, who was recently diagnosed with the neurological disease Fredreich’s Ataxia. Registration includes bub number, race t-shirt, and a Live Strong bracelet. In honor of Mother’s Day, all women 18 years and older will receive a carnation as they cross the finish line. Registration starts at 8:30 and is $20 for adults, and $10 for children 18 years old and under.

Wine Tasting for Moms
Crossing Vineyards, 1953 Wrightstown Rd, Washington Crossing
May 11th, 12:00pm
Treat your mom to a delicious afternoon of food, wine, and fun. Cost is $55 per person (plus tax and gratuity) which includes a five-course gourmet food and wine pairing and a drawing with prizes for “Mom of the Year.” Reservations are required.

Mother’s Day Wine Tasting
Chaddsford Winery Tasting Room, 20 Merchants Row, Lahaska
May 11th & 12th, 12:00pm – 6:00pm
Do something different for Mother’s Day or for the day before. Bring mom out to the winery for a day of wine tasting, wines by the glass, and food served by Justine’s Cuisines. Sit out on our patio or at our picnic benches and enjoy some time with mom and the rest of the family. Make it a special day that your mom will remember and maybe make it into a tradition. No Reservations Required

Ladies Night Out
Michener Museum, Doylestown
May 10th, 6:30pm – 9:30pm
Celebrate Mother’s Day by bringing your mom to a special evening with Bucks County painter, sculptor, and printmaker Stacie Speer Scott. Women will garner inspiration from the Infinite Mirror: Images of American Identity exhibition as they create a mixed media piece with Ms. Scott. The focus on open-ended process and color exploration is appropriate for beginners as well as experienced artists. This workshop is for everyone who loves art – no experience necessary! Simply bring your love of art, your sense of adventure, a spirit of creative camaraderie, and a few friends! As always, refreshments are served. Class size is limited; please register early. Cost is $35 for members, and $40 for non-members.

Perkasie Carousel
Menlo Park, Perkasie
May 12th, 12:00om – 5:00pm
Bring your mom (and the rest of your family) for the first carousel ride of the season. Moms ride free!

Byer’s Choice Craft Show – A Mother’s Day Tradition
Byers’ Choice Ltd, 4355 County Line Rd, Chalfont
May 11th, 10:00am – 5:00pm; May 12th, 10:00am – 4:30pm
2013 marks the second year for the Byers’ Choice Craft Show which is expected to become an annual Mother’s Day tradition. The juried Craft Show will feature approximately 70 talented handcrafters who create traditional crafts, or crafts based on a traditional method or design. This premier showcase of American crafts will be displayed in a large expo facility in the Byers’ Choice headquarters.

Mother’s Day Meals

Marsha Brown

Mamere’s Crab Cheesecake from Marsha Brown

Black Bass Hotel
3774 River Rd, Lumberville
Brunch, 10:00am -2:30pm
Prix Fixe: $42.50/person; children 12 and under: $18.95/person

Earl’s Bucks County
2400 Street Rd, Lashaska
Menu additions to dinner menu, 2:00pm – 8:00pm

Marsha Brown
15 S. Main St, New Hope
Brunch 3 course menu, 11:30am – 3:00pm

Rivivals Restaurant
4 S. Ridge Rd, Perkasie
Brunch buffet, 9:00am – 1:00pm
Dinner a la carte & buffet, 1:00pm – 7:00pm

Washington House Restaurant & Bar
136 N. Main St, Sellesrville
Champagne Brunch, 11:00am – 2:30pm
Dinner, 4:30pm – 8:30pm

The Waterwheel Restaurant
4424 Old Easton Rd, Doylestown
Brunch, 9:30am – 3:00pm

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