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Sunday, May 12 is just around the corner and what are you planning to do to celebrate the special mom in your life on Mother’s Day? Check out this list of fabulous brunches in Southern California to take your special lady to on Mother’s Day that will impress and wow her. Visit our second edition of the Best Mother’s Day Brunches in L.A.

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Descanso Gardens
1418 Descanso Dr
La Cañada Flintridge, CA 91011
(818) 949-4200

The Patina Restaurant Group will be presenting a delicious Mother’s Day brunch at the gorgeous Descanso Gardens this year. Located inside the beautiful La Canada Flintridge garden, the holiday brunch will be served in the Rose Pavilion and offer items ranging from seasonal salads, breakfast favorites including an oatmeal bar, carved meats, a baked potato bar, to all those delectable Patina sweets. Reservations are required and the event offers 3 seatings at 9:30am, 11:30am and 1:30pm. $57 member adult, $24 member child; $66 nonmember adult, $28 nonmember child.

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Mother’s Day Brunch & Supper Cruises
The Hornblower
13755 Fiji Way
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
(310) 301-6000

Treat your mom to a special Mother’s Day brunch or dinner on the water! This Mother’s Day, The Hornblower brunch cruise departs from Marina Del Rey and includes a delicious and bountiful brunch buffet along with cocktails and terrific views of the Marina Harbor. The champagne brunch, which is offered at 9:30am, 12:30pm and 2pm, leaves from Marina Del Rey’s Fisherman’s Village and is a 2 hour yacht cruise. Offering a gourmet brunch buffet with a special menu along with free-flowing champagne, complimentary soda, juice, coffee and tea, as well as live entertainment, it’s a great and unique opportunity to toast mom this year. In addition, they’re offering a Mother’s Day Sunday Supper Cruise that will have you setting sail for 2.5 hours and include a complimentary soda, juice, coffee & tea along with wine & cocktails, live entertainment and an extensive menu. There will be 2 outings, one at 9:30am and one at 2pm. For more information, including a way to purchase tickets, visit www.hornblower.com. The two-hour yacht cruise will depart from Fisherman’s Wharf Village and be a once and a lifetime experience!

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Mrs. Knott’s Chicken Dinner Restaurant
8039 Beach Boulevard
Buena Park, CA 90620
(714) 220-5055

From 9am to 6pm on Sunday, May 10th 2015, join a dressed-up Snoopy for an all-you-can-eat buffet to celebrate Mother’s Day. As one of the largest buffets in Southern California, it will include dozens of your favorite brunch and dinner dishes including made to order omelets, a special carving station with roast turkey and honey glazed ham, filet of salmon and over 25 desserts. What’s more? There will be complimentary champagne!

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Danza Del Sol Winery Brunch
39050 De Portola Road
Temecula, CA 92592
(951) 302-6363

Celebrate with mom in the heart of beautiful Temecula wine country on Mother’s Day. A gourmet brunch, live music, breathtaking wine country views and more will be available on Sunday, May 10 from 10am to 12pm or 1pm to 3pm. The afternoon of food, wine and culinary entertainment will include items from the menu including eggs Benedict, an omelet station, French toast with berry compote, and much more. Desserts like creme brulee, fruit tarts, chocolate covered strawberries, cheese cake and more will also be available.

Desiree Eaglin is expecting a fantastical Mother’s Day this year. She blogs at Sarcastic, Funny and Brutally Honest. You can find her on Twitter too.