Making Mom Happy

Making Mom Happy | Mother’s Day Gift Guide

May 4, 2021

If Momma ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy.

Sadly, I lost my mother many years ago, much too young due to an accident.

However, I still to this day try to do what would make her happy.  Inviting my mother-in-law to visit Nantucket next month, bringing an unexpected coffee from Roast’d to my neighbor and friend next door to the wine store, taking a dear friend’s dog for a walk in the Nantucket State Forest when she is unable to do so— all are just some of the things I have done. These people are all moms in my life, even if they have no blood relation to me, and, like me, they are moms to four-legged furry creature that love them more than their own kith and kin sometimes.

How do we celebrate these people in our lives on Mother’s Day, and keep our status as the favorite “child?”

Laherte Freres Rosé de Meunier Champagne
Personally, I want bubbles. Nothing says, “celebrate Mom” more than a bottle of Champagne— as in me, the mom who takes the dog to frolic at Sanford Farm once a week and feeds him a farm fresh Nantucket egg for breakfast most mornings.

A stunning bottle of Laherte Freres Rosé de Meunier Extra Brut Champagne may not last as long as a dozen roses, but the beautiful sentiment could last a lifetime.


Pasqua 11 Minutes Rosé


For the Mom on the go-go, I would reward her with a picturesque bottle of Pasqua “11 Minutes” Rosé.

Not only is no corkscrew required with its re-usable, recyclable glass closure, taking care of Mother Earth as well, but this allows more time to sip, savor, and spend time with the busy mom who might just need more than an 11-minute break.


Two Chicks Paloma
And for the single moms out there, we’ve got you covered with a handy four pack of Two Chicks Sparkling Paloma.

This tequila grapefruit cocktail-in-a-can is an easy make-a-mom-happy Mother’s Day gift, indeed.



Meanwhile, join me tonight and every Thursday for my #WineWithJenny Virtual Wine Tasting at 6 pm on Épernay’s Facebook or Instagram so that you can improve your wine tastings skills. You can purchase tonight’s tasting line-up here. Unable to join us live? You can enjoy previous episodes on either of those social media channels.



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