A Perfect Mother’s Day

Windmill in Holland Michigan - An authentic wooden windmill from the Netherlands rises behind a field of tulips in Holland Michigan at Springtime.
Springtime in Michigan

A note from Mom

Dear Family, 

Spring is in full bloom, and Mother’s Day is just around the corner. I know you are all thinking about what my perfect Mother’s Day Gift would be. May I be as bold to suggest a perfect gift- one that is very easy for you to purchase, does not need wrapping, and would make me so happy? 

My perfect Mother’s Day starts with a bed and breakfast getaway.  Michigan Bed and Breakfast Association has a great collection for me to choose from, and I know I will be pampered in quiet luxury. You might ask-

Savory Breakfast at House on the Hill Bed and Breakfast Yogurt and granola, fritatta and sausage and orange Juice.
Savory breakfast at the House on the Hill B&B in Ellsworth, Mi

Why a Bed and Breakfast?

Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day, and I love being pampered with the plush amenities that a Michigan Bed and Breakfast Offers. 

  1. Homemade Breakfast: I am already dreaming of waking up to the aroma of freshly brewed coffee, a homemade breakfast, and a side of love.
  2. Charming Hideaways: I get to choose my experience and location- maybe a lakeside location, near a winery, or staying at a Michigan Lighthouse.  I have so many choices!
  3. Personalized Attention: Forget the cookie-cutter experience. These B&B hosts treat you like family. I love that they’ll recommend the best local spots and share insider tips on where to dine.
  4. Upscale Amenities: These Michigan innkeepers take special care in choosing plush towels, comfy beds, and pampering bath amenities. I may never want to leave.

Why Michigan for my perfect Getaway?

The beautiful mitten state is one of my favorite destinations. You know I love quaint towns for shopping and all my favorite experiences are easily accessible including:

  1. Bike and walking trails galore.
  2. Spring is the Morel Season in Michigan and the Holland Tulip Festival...hmmm would I have time to explore both?
  3. Maybe this getaway could include a spa. I know many of the members offer these pampering services, such as the Prairieside Suites B&B. 
  4. Oh, and you know how much I love visiting vineyards. Many of the members are close to wine trails and several are vineyards themselves, such as the Vintage Inn at Veritas Estate. 
  5. Water views are always fun and I know many of these quality-assured bed and breakfasts have gorgeous views of Lake Michigan and Lake Huron.
  6. Maybe it should include an urban getaway to Detroit, Ann Arbor or Grand Rapids? Maybe this getaway could include experiencing an art exhibit or opera.

With love,


Closeup of a woman holding a bed and breakfast gift certificate

MBBA Gift Certificates: The Perfect Gift for Mother’s Day

This Mother’s Day, skip the clichés (no more “World’s Best Mom” mugs) and gift your favorite mom an experience she’ll cherish forever. Our MichBnB Gift Certificates are like magic tokens and treated like cash—redeemable for cozy nights, homemade breakfasts, and memories that linger like the scent of fresh flowers.

How to Get Yours:

  1. Choose Your Amount: Our certificates range from $50 to $1000, in $50 increments. Pick the one perfect for your mom
  2. Delivery Options:
    • If you need your gift immediately, we can send you a digital copy.
    • Ship a Gift Certificate: Because opening a physical envelope feels like unwrapping a little adventure, we like to be old-fashioned and send your mom a beautiful paper copy that is embossed with our seal of quality assurance.
  3. Book the Escape: Once Mom has her certificate, she can choose the B&B that speaks to her heart. Whether it’s a B&B with lake views, a historic mansion, or a cherry farm, she’ll find her slice of paradise.

Ready to Make Mom Smile?

  1. Click here to order your B&B gift certificate.
  2. Add a heartfelt note
  3. Watch Mom’s eyes light up when she realizes the treat awaiting her.

Remember, it’s not just a gift—it’s a memory waiting to happen. Let’s give Mom the spring escape she deserves! 🌷❤️

Let us know how your gift-giving went and tag your pictures to our Mother’s Day Board on the MBBA Pinterest Page or tag us #MichBnB with #mothersday on our Facebook and Instagram pages.


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