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HOW TO MAKE MOM FEEL SPECIAL DURING THESE CHALLENGING TIMES

Super Mom & “Around the Southern Table” Cookbook Author Rebecca Lang Shares Her Super Secrets for Celebrating Mother’s Everywhere
 
During these challenging times, many people may not be able to physically be with their moms on Mother’s Day. Of course, that doesn’t mean we can’t come up with some unique and special ways to celebrate these special ladies.  Just in time for Mother’s Day on May 10th, super mom, chef and cookbook author Rebecca Lang will share some special gifts ideas and ways to honor moms everywhere.  Rebecca is the mother of two young children.

FAVORITE MOTHER’S DAY MEAL
My favorite recipes are the foods that make my family happy and everyone in my household loves cheese. As a chef, I also know that the best recipes, like this Bacon Gouda Crustless Quiche, use high quality Wisconsin cheese. – Wisconsin is the State of Cheese.  As a matter of fact, Wisconsin Wins more awards for cheese than any other state, region or country, and YOUR mom deserves the best! Here we have some of my favorites from Wisconsin the Raleigh Red Rock and the Edelweiss  Swiss Cheese. Just be sure to look for the Proudly Wisconsin Cheese badge on packaging nationwide. I know that many of us may not be able to be with our moms this year, so make her feel special and order her specialty cheeses today from WisconsinCheese.com.
 

THE KEY TO A GREAT MEAL
It all starts with quality ingredients, which is why I recommend you choose Fairtrade certified goods like coffee, tea, chocolate, vanilla and granola to make mom a more meaningful breakfast in bed this year. Purchasing products labeled with this Fairtrade America logo is an easy way to make a difference in the lives of the people who grow our food, enabling them to earn a living wage to support their families, and also help protect our environment. Mom can enjoy a delicious breakfast and feel good knowing your family has shown support for small-scale farmers in developing countries. Visit Fairtrade America on Instagram @FairtradeMarkUS now through Mother’s Day to win mom a collection of Fairtrade certified goods from Lily's Sweets, Looma Home, Nature's Path Love Crunch, Ethical Bean, Nielssen-Massey and Organic India.  

SUGGESTIONS TO CREATE MEANINGFUL MOMENTS THIS YEAR
If your mom is anything like me, you can create meaningful moments with the simple magic of a shared cup of coffee, brewed by a Keurig® coffee maker this Mother’s Day. You can gift mom with the sleek, compact K-Mini® or K-Slim™ brewer providing the ease of brewing a quality cup of coffee while giving mom even more of a reason to sit back, relax and enjoy her day. Both coffee makers provide space-saving solutions and the convenience of a single-serve brewer that’ll give her the perfect cup to celebrate with on Mother’s Day morning and beyond. You can get the K-Mini® brewer for under $80, and the K-Slim™ brewer for under $110. For more information, visit www.keurig.com

TIPS FOR AN EASY MEAL THE FAMILY CAN SERVE
For almost 70 years, KFC has been bringing families together for Mother’s Day with a bucket of fried chicken, and this year should be no different. KFC has launched a virtual Mother’s Day experience on Messenger from Facebook so families can celebrate virtually since many can’t be together in person. This simple, one-stop experience, allows you to create a personalized invitation, coordinate a meal time, and receive fun reminders to connect with mom through Messenger video chat on Mother’s Day. It’s a great way to make this virtual connection more special than the average chat with mom. From there, let the Colonel cook! For a limited time, KFC is offering free delivery on orders over $20 through Grubhub or kfc.com. So, send mom a classic KFC $20 Fill Up to enjoy during your (virtual) date, or send her food for today and tomorrow, with a $30 Fill Up. And a big plus, there will be no pots and pans to clean up after!