VIENNA, VA — Mother’s Day for most Americans in 2020 will look different this year due to the new coronavirus crisis in the United States.
Still, people across the country and in Vienna will be looking to make the best of the holiday celebrating moms everywhere Sunday.
Whether it’s spending time talking to each other virtually, sending flowers or a special gift to mom, or finding takeout and delivery options in Vienna, Patch has got you covered.
If you have any other ideas on how to best celebrate your mom during the coronavirus shutdowns, please share in the comment section below or send an email to [email protected]
Special Meal for Mom
While you most likely aren’t able to go to your favorite brunch or dinner spot for Mother’s Day in 2020, you still can order a special meal for delivery. Browse our Vienna open-closed directory for the status of some restaurants, or check individual business websites and social media.
Here are a few online delivery services that make it easy to order food.
Special Gifts for Mom
Local businesses are helping you celebrate Mom from home with special gifts and activities. Here are a few ideas:
Karin’s Florist: Shop Mother’s Day selections and more at this local favorite.
Vienna Florist: This local business has specialized bouquets for Mother’s Day and other occasions.
Orchids for You: The local florist has published a list of orchids blooming now.
1800Flowers: Celebrate Mother’s Day 2020 by sending your mom special arrangements put together for the holiday. 1800Flowers also has both next-day and same-day delivery options.
Bouqs Co.: The online flower shop exclusively uses farm-fresh, eco-friendly flowers, and Bouqs Co. has put together a variety of special arrangements for Mother’s Day. Bouqs Co. offers a “wide range” of options for every budget.
ProFlowers: ProFlowers has a wide variety of bouquet options to send to your mom and has same-day delivery. You can pick from flowers, plants, floral arrangements and food gifts on ProFlowers.com.
UrbanStems: UrbanStems has set up a special “Mother’s Day Shop” that lets you browse bouquets specifically for the May 10 holiday. The online flower shop also offers overnight shipping on many of the options.
You might not be able to see Mom in person on Mother’s Day in 2020, but that doesn’t mean you can’t spend time with her virtually.
Video chatting has seen a huge increase in popularity during stay-at-home orders, and a video call can be a great way for families to spend time together on the holiday.
You might have to work through some technical difficulties if you have older family members, but it’s worth it for the time spent together.
Here a few of the most reliable video chat options:
This article originally appeared on the Vienna Patch