As we stay safe and stay home, Mother’s Day this year calls for a little more creativity than the usual restaurant booking to reward mummy dearest. We round up a list of activities and surprises for mom, whether you are staying together or not.
Decide what you can afford. In reality, you’re going to have to spend a bit of money, but it doesn’t have to cost a fortune. If you can find the time in your day to treat yourself, you can find the time to spend a little bit of money; after all, it’s a present for yourself.
"I gave my first backstage massage to Def Leppard when I was 15, trading a massage for concert tickets, and eventually ended up seeing more than 3,000 shows for free."
The reception area of Oasis Day Spa in Manhattan. (Photo: Courtesy of Oasis Day Spa) The Spa: Oasis Day Spa The Location: In a bustling corner of Park Avenue South, the Oasis Day Spa is just that, providing a welcome escape in the downstairs level of a stunning Art Deco office building. The Scoop: Spas in Manhattan run to two extremes. You have the posh destinations where a massage can cost anywhere from $200 to $500.
Here’s the deal: MassageNow service is currently available in New York and San Francisco and you can use the app or website to find a last minute massage appointment (you can only book same day appointments) at a salon/spa near your location.