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Mother’s Day is May 10!

Mothers, including anyone who plays that role in your life, have added a lot more jobs to their workload these days. While the usual options for celebrating them may not be available this year, you can still show your appreciation and support.

Here are a few ideas we’ve gathered:

  • Deck out her front door

  • Build your own bagel spread

  • Take a virtual cooking or flower arranging class

  • Have a picnic in the backyard

  • Order a Mother’s Day Brunch to-go from a local restaurant.

Many of us here at Vivacity are also mothers, so we always appreciate someone preparing a meal for us. Here’s a recipe you can try that's simple, adaptable, fresh and healthy:

Spring Cobb Salad Board

Magnolia Journal I Spring 2020

Time: 30 minutes


  • 12 oz. thin asparagus spears, trimmed

  • 3 heads baby romaine, halved or quartered, or 1 romaine heart, cut up

  • 12 oz. chilled grilled chicken breast, sliced

  • 6 hard-boiled eggs, peeled and halved or quartered

  • 2 medium avocados, halved, seeded, peeled, and sliced

  • 8 oz. farm-style cheddar cheese, broken into irregular chunks

  • 18 small radishes, halved or quartered

  • 1 small red onion, thinly sliced

  • 6-12 slices bacon, crisp-cooked and crumbled (or leave whole)

  • Favorite creamy buttermilk ranch dressing

  • Adapt this recipe by adding other favorite ingredients such as; croutons, tomatoes, etc.


Bring a large pot of water to boiling. Plunge asparagus into water; cook 2 minutes. Transfer asparagus to a bowl of ice water until cool. Drain.

On a large board or platter, arrange asparagus, romaine, chicken, eggs, avocados, cheese, radishes, onion, bacon, and other favorite ingredients. Serve with creamy buttermilk ranch dressing.

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