Mother’s day: 7 super cool ideas to celebrate the most important woman of your life

by Sybil Dechin & Juliette Konrad May 11, 2017

Mother’s day: 7 super cool ideas to celebrate the most important woman of your life

Mother's Day is just around the corner, we have come up with a few ideas to take your mom to the top.

Happy Planning.  


1) Surprise your mom with a picnic or a nature walk.  

You want to take this picnic to the next level? Pack a mini gas stove and choose a theme (Italian, Japanese...) and find all you need at your local Woolworths!

Cape Town


  • Enjoy a morning or afternoon of food, fun and family at Sylvia’s Market.
    Where: 59 Frederick Street, Observatory, Johannesburg
    When: 9am – 4pm
  • Surprise her with a surprise braai, picnic or walk at Inanda Dam.
Pipe Track

2) Share the sunset with your Mom in one of our selected view points.

Take her to one of the places we have selected for you and enjoy the sun going down with a fruit cocktail, a glass of wine or a picnic basket! The most important thing you could give your mother is your time,  so remember to put your phone away and be present in the moment.

  • Beach road, See Point 
  • Lion's Head
  • Bikini Beach, Gordon's Bay 
  • Clifton
  • Signal Hill 
  • V&A Waterfront
  • Chapman's Peak

Cape Town Sunsets

3) Free Yoga Classes at The Yoga Life Studio - Cape Town

Because yoga is always better together, a yoga class seems to be the perfect gift! The Yoga Life offers free beginner classes. These classes are taught in an unheated room and are very accessible. The instructor slowly breaks down the postures allowing everyone to go at their own pace. No need to book in advance, just arrive 10-15 minutes before class! 

More info:  Here at The Yoga Life

Where : 127 Waterkant Street, Cape Town

When : Sunday at 5pm

Price : R0 ( for beginners)

1) Free Yoga Classes at The Yoga Life Studio - Cape TownImage source =

4) Home cooking for your fantastic Mom!

Surprise your Mom with a Delicious Easy Vegan Chocolate Cake
What a better way to celebrate Mothers day with a beautiful cake made with love? We found the best recipes for our Spirit Sisters. It will take you 20 minutes of preparation and 40 minutes of cooking time. Click here for the full recipe.
Surprise your mom with a delicious homemade Vegan Chocolate Cake
Enjoy and please, don't be surprise if non-vegans ask you the recipe....

5) Listen and dance to the music playlist we created for you and your mothers.

The Spiritgirl team came up with two playlists for this really special occasion. Listen to our "Celebrate your Mom" & "Mother & Daughter dance" on our Spiritgirl youtube channel.

Celebrate your Mom!

Mother & Daughter dance


6) Take your mom to the TOP!

Because she's the most special lady in your life, she deserves the best for her day!
Here are are a few rooftop suggestions for the Mother City where you could take her. 

Sky Bar
Where: Grand Daddy Hotel38 Long St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town
When:  Wednesday - Saturday, 4pm - 8.30pm
Contact: +27 21 424 7247

Tjing Tjing Rooftop Bar
Where: Tjing Tjing Bar, 165 Longmarket Street, Cape Town
When: Tuesday – Friday, 4pm – 2am & Saturday, 6.30pm – 2am
Contact: 021 422 4920,

Yours Truly Cafe
Where: Yours Truly Cafe and Bar, 73 Kloof Street, Cape Town
When: Daily, 2.30pm – 9pm
Contact: 021 426 2587, 079 624 3043 (reservations, whatsapp only),

Click here for a full list of best roof top bars for:
Cape Town 

Grand Daddy Roof Top Up Yours at Yours Truly
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    7) Moms are meant to be spoilt

    Get a 10% discount and free shipping on all South African orders at Spiritgirl to offer your mom (or yourself) a fresh look! 

    Every mother deserves to be fashionable, so help your mom to shine and express herself in one of our unique designs. Simply use the code TOPMOM at checkout to redeem your 10% discount. Offer ends Monday the 15th May 2017. 

    Shop :

    Price : R 855 - Enjoy the free shipping for South African orders!


      Was this blog of interest to you and do you have some of your own Mothers Day ideas? If so, leave us a comment. We would love to hear from you.

      Alternatively please tag us in your special Mothers Day pictures on Instagram @spiritgirl_activewear.

      Wishing you all a very special weekend. 
      The Spiritgirl Team

      Sybil Dechin & Juliette Konrad
      Sybil Dechin & Juliette Konrad


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