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The Best Activities for Celebrating with Mom

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Mother's Day is right around the corner and for most moms, simply spending time with their children is the best gift of all. Instead of showering your mother with store-bought gifts this year, opt to set aside the entire day or weekend for doing fun activities together. Whether you and your mom prefer getting busy in the kitchen or being active outdoors, consider these top ideas for Mother's Day activities.

Hike Together
The spring season when the birds start chirping, the flowers begin blooming and the warm weather decides to stay. On Mother's Day weekend, spend time together enjoying nature outdoors. Go for a walk in your local park, explore a nearby town or neighborhood or lace up your sneakers and head to the nearest hiking trail. Pack a fun, tasty lunch and some great snacks before you head out to take in the sights with your No. 1 mom.

After a long hike together, relax with your mom in the park.After a long hike together, relax with your mom in the park.

Bake Together
Memories of baking or cooking with your mother, grandmother and aunts probably evokes memories of family parties and holidays, gathered together in the kitchen laughing and talking and likely doing much more taste-testing than actual cooking. There's something different about spending time with a loved one in the kitchen. Often, it's over a dish of salad stuffing or half-way through a cookie mix that some of the deepest secrets and best words of wisdom are shared.

This Mother's Day, use the Sunbeam® Mixmaster® Stand Mixer to whip up a warm batch of brownies, a rich, red velvet cake or one of these recipes for spring-inspired cupcakes together with your mom. With this practical and powerful, easy-to-use, stand mixer, baking in the kitchen no longer feels like work anymore. In fact, it becomes fun! With a 12 speed motor and 350 watts of power, this mixer perfectly blends anything from bread batter to mashed potatoes and all with the comfort of a soft-grip handle.

And if you two choose to bake a lighter treat such as muffins, opt for the Sunbeam® 200-Watt Hand Mixer. Helping you to prepare recipes quickly and easily, this hand mixer is your go-to for everyday cooking and baking needs by combining convenience, reliability and practicality.

Shop Together
Take your mom out for a day of shopping together! Whether you're looking for a new pair of summer sandals, gazing at paintings and home decor, or simply window shopping along 5th Avenue on a lovely day, shopping with mom is a great way to spend time together.