How Can You Celebrate Mothers Day In Alexandria?

Mothers Day is a special day and one of the busiest days of the year for local businesses in Alexandria. With the spread of the coronavirus, businesses in Alexandria are adapting to ensure moms can still enjoy their special day from home.

Local boutiques and restaurants are offering specials on gifts and meals for Mothers Day. About 20 local restaurants are offering Mothers Day brunch and dinner specials. Some of these restaurants include:

  • Clyde’s at Mark Center
  • Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams
  • Landini Brothers
  • Laporta’s
  • Lena’s Wood-Fired Pizza & Tap
  • Mason Social
  • The Italian Place
  • Neighborhood Provisions

These restaurants among others will be providing delivery and curbside pickup.

Local boutiques and shops offering Mothers Day specials include:

  • Atelier Ashley Flowers
  • Comfort One Shoes
  • Encore Consignment Boutique
  • Conklyn’s Florist
  • Gold Wors
  • Hazel O Salon
  • Kings Jewelry
  • Old Town Books
  • Helen Olivia Flowers
  • K Aubrey Flowers

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted Mothers Day this year however moms can still feel special with the deals and specials from local businesses in Alexandria.

Properties in Alexandria

This is a must see home sure to please. Hard woods welcome you into this home with a spacious family room. Enter the Gorgeous newly renovated kitchen with quartz counter tops, newer appliances and cabinets. Pull up your bar stool to the peninsula as it opens to the dining room and easily entertain. Enjoy grilling on your freshly painted deck that opens to a fully fenced yard. Three spacious rooms on the upper level with a light and bright master suite. Head down into the fully finished basement with wood-burning fireplace and a full walk out sliding glass door to the back. Laundry room on the lower level. Plus newer Thompson Creek windows! You can not beat the location to I495,I95 and the heart of Kingstowne. Welcome home! Note the finished basement adds an approximated extra 500 squ feet. [7121 Latour Ct, Alexandria, VA]

Beautiful END UNIT, 2 level, FULL BRICK exterior townhouse-condo, in sought after Potomac Yard Alexandria. Plenty of space for parking, this unit has it's own one car garage as well as one reserved off street parking. This property offers high end finishes, recessed lighting, stainless appliances, hardwood and tile, granite counters throughout. Community faces 24 acre park with biking and jogging trails, contains a huge park, basketball and tennis courts. **LOCATION UNMATCHED**Close to Metro*One block to new MetroWay Rapid Transit Bus Line (Braddock, Crystal City, Pentagon)*3 miles from DC*2 miles from National Airport*Walking distance to shopping, Del Ray AND Old Town Alexandria [2014 Potomac Ave, Alexandria, VA]

Super location and commuter's dream! Two bed/two bath at The Exchange at Van Dorn. The nicely updated kitchen has granite counters, stainless steel appliances, 42-inch cabinets, and a pantry. The separate dining room opens to a bright living room with a gas fireplace. The spacious bedroom offers a deep walk-in closet. Spacious, luminous and modern. Condo includes two indoor reserved parking spots. Walking distance to Van Dorn Metro or take a free condo shuttle to Van Dorn or Eisenhower Metro. One stoplight to 495 and close to 95/395. Incredible amenities include huge Pool, Gym, indoor basketball court, playgrounds, dog parks, game room and business center. [4850 Eisenhower Ave #424, Alexandria, VA]

price reduce ...Take advantage of up to $7500 closing cost help with Bank of America for owner occupied buyers ,call me for details. Rarely available 3 bedroom with 2.5 bath, very bright and sunny unit, model k corner unit , very private stainless upgraded appliances, Watergate with lots of Amenities community library, Shuttle bus service, hair salon, over 100 security cameras, in house maintenance staff, 24-hour Patrol Service, car wash Station, ATM Machine, Personal storage Rooms, tenant occupied, also will be available for Rent.Tenant lease will expires end of May. Please use mask and gloves to visit the condo. There is a covered parking space and storage unit conveys with this condo [307 Yoakum Pkwy #225, Alexandria, VA]

Spectacular townhouse in Governors Grove, over $60,000 in recent updates! Bright and spacious 3bed 2.5bath model. Foyer entry with stairs to dramatic high ceiling living room split between formal dining area. Deck updated with composite deck boards with tranquil views of the community lake. Updated kitchen and eat-in dining space. Gorgeous master suite featuring soaring ceilings, large walk-in closet, and fully renovated bathroom. Double vanity, luxurious soaker tub, glass-enclosed shower. Two additional upper-level bedrooms, updated guest bath, and laundry. New A/C and roof within the last year. Renovated basement fully tiled, gas fireplace with full rear walkout. Fully fenced yard with gravel base for low maintenance. Easy commute to Old Town, Ft. Belvoir, Pentagon, and 6 minutes to Huntington Metro. Right in between shops and dining of Old Town and Kingstowne. Community offers playground, tennis court, and bike/jogging trail. [3397 Governors Crest Ct, Alexandria, VA]

Welcome home to this lovely brick front beauty! Located in sought after Alexandria,right of 395 and 15 minutes from downtown DC. Conveniently located near 95 and 495 as well.This 3-bedroom, 3.5 bath townhome features a spacious, well-lit living area courtesy of the floorto ceiling windows. The hardwood floors, spotlight lighting, and cozy triple sided gas fireplacemake it a standout! The dining room comes with built-in shelving and access to the sliding glassdoor leading to the upper-level deck with a view of the neighborhood! A beautiful kitchen withplenty of counter space features a double door stainless steel fridge, wooden cabinets, tilebacksplash, breakfast bar, and a closet pantry for all your baking and storage needs. Escape to themaster bedroom with vaulted ceilings featuring an en suite bathroom with soaking tub withjacuzzi jets, standing shower, and dual sink vanity. Enjoy the convenience of having a privatebathroom in each of the three bedrooms! The carpeted basement is perfect for a rec room oradditional living space. An automatic two-door garage with two garage door openers and paveddriveway add to the convenience of this gorgeous home, perfect for modern living. Located near1-395, and walking distance from multiple shopping and dining destinations, this home is not one to miss! [email protected] Video walkthrough of the home available at [6023 Riddle Walk, Alexandria, VA]

Behind a scrim of lush greenery stands a traditional 1926 four-square home with inviting front porch, replete with lolling swing, and adorned with lovely blue shutters. Glorious windows and glass doors bring exceptional light to this three bedroom, two bath residence where a calming palette of colors contributes to the serenity found within. Wood floors on the main and upper levels further reflect engendered warmth and a living room fireplace offers comfort in the cooler months. The crisp white kitchen with gas cooking and the formal dining room both open to a rear porch overlooking the divine fenced garden. Three light-filled, generous bedrooms on the upper level share a newly renovated, large bath boasting a dressing table and the finest in today's amenities. The lower level offers flex space including a den that can be offered as guest space with the full bath and a large recreation room. Laundry and utility facilities are also found on this elevation. But the crowning joy of this home is the garden where a relaxing sanctuary from busy life awaits. Emerging lush seasonal blooms, exquisite evergreens and planting beds create a visual haven further complemented by a cascading water feature. Presented in three tiers if you count the rear porch with ceiling fan, the slate patio area and the simplicity of a lawn surrounded by mature plantings, this Eden brings respite under any circumstance. Driveway parking, two walkable Metro stations and the delights of nearby Old Town, all in the shadow of the George Washington Masonic Memorial, make this friendly Rosemont home one you will surely wish to call your own. Fireplace and whole house fan convey "as is" [301 W Masonic View Ave, Alexandria, VA]

A STAYCATION HOME YOU WILL NOT WANT TO LEAVE! All-Brick Custom Home built in 1958*One-of-a-Kind*Elevated Lot looks across GW Parkway to Potomac River*Half Acre of Pure Tranquility and Serenity*Adjoins Sussex Place at Rear*Professionally Landscaped with Massive Boulders, Statuary, Slate, Water Feature, Incredible Plantings, Extensive Decking*Hardscape at every turn*FIVE Generous Bedrooms*THREE and A HALF Renovated Baths*Unique Main Level with Modified Vaulted Ceilings in Formal Living Room, Dining Room*Light, Bright, Skylit Chef's Stainless and Granite Kitchen*Enormous, Great Room/Media/TV Room features Modified Cathedral Ceiling, Remote Skylights, Ceiling Fans, Three Walls of Windows, Elevated, Contemporary Fireplace*Limestone Floors and Double Sets of French Doors leading to Massive Decking/Patio at Rear Elevation*Extensive Renovation and Upgrades since 1999 to Present too many to list here -See Documents and Property Brochure onsite. [7104 Park Terrace Dr, Alexandria, VA]


This gracious brick, free-standing home with private side garden, carriage house and additional buildable lot stands on one of the original thirty-one lots offered for sale in 1749, on a plat originally owned by Augustine Washington Jr., the half-brother of George Washington. Built in 1812 and renovated in the 1850's to add Victorian details, including a Mansard roof, it is surrounded by formal gardens with growing beds, mature evergreens, boxwood, hellebore and hydrangea and roses. Rare to these older properties is the original carriage house with a full kitchen and bath that can be used as a separate apartment, artist studio, office or guest suite. The house is representative of the traditional historic Alexandria "townhouse" having a rectangular form with entrance hall at the side and two adjacent formal rooms. The entry with vestibule reveals a glass interior door opening to a gracious hall with heart pine floors and wide openings that frame a sophisticated, formal living and dining room. Extensive decorative moldings, including matching mantels for the two wood-burning fireplaces, accent sun-washed rooms joined by an elaborate arch, with Corinthian columns and a keystone and gorgeous cast iron radiators. Built-ins in the dining room provide storage and display space, with French doors that open to the garden terrace.An inviting eat-in kitchen with gas fireplace has custom cabinetry, granite counters, stainless appliances and an enameled French range with six burners, a simmer plate and two ovens. Shuttered triple-hung windows and French doors open onto a private garden with a fountain and rose trellis.Beyond is a family room with arched windows illuminating this space with light throughout the day. A coffered ceiling, heart pine floors with radiant heating underneath, a gas fireplace, built-in bookshelves with cupboards below and generous space for lounging. Open the screened French doors on two sides to let in the breeze and the sound of the fountain. Completing the first floor of this beautifully maintained home is a powder room and mud room with heated tile floors, storage cubbies and cabinets and laundry.The second level offers 11-foot ceilings, windows on all sides and several private retreats. A handsome sitting room/library has numerous built-in shelves and cabinets, a wood-burning fireplace and floor-to-ceiling wood paneling, while the gracious master bedroom offers another fireplace and views of the gardens. Don't miss the handsome bead board bath with an antique six-loot long claw foot tub, separate shower and original glass-front cabinet.The stair landing and master bedroom offer access to the rear of the second level where a spacious dressing/sitting room with wide mirrored closets joins the front of the house with a private guest suite and convenient additional washer and dryer tucked in the back. Enjoy an intimate balcony, beaded ceiling bedroom with plantation shutters and a full marble bath with spa tub and pocket door.Two additional light-filled bedrooms with heart pine floors, high ceilings and arched windows share a full bath on the third floor.The house sits on a triple lot with brick pathways, planting beds and storage shed. The converted carriage house sits tucked into the rear garden and is equipped with full kitchen, living space , loft bedroom and bath, skylight, and ample storage space. With its own entrance and French doors that open onto the garden, it provides a private retreat or space guests can come and go as they choose.The property is conveniently located a block from the restaurants and shops along King Street and two blocks from the river, with three off-street parking spaces.This special residence rare in the size of its grounds with the added amenities of gardens, a carriage house and off-street parking sits in the desirable Southeast quadrant of a block that boasts early facades, picket fences and a canopy of trees. [209 S Lee St, Alexandria, VA]

Stunning 4 level townhome with 2 car garage and 2 True Master Suites!! This rarely available 3BR/3.5BA Mt. Vernon model home features hardwood on all floors, new carpeting in the three ample bedrooms, and ceramic tile in all 3 just updated full baths. Need a second master? The first master is quite large and features a walk-in closet and updated en-suite bath with large, totally remodeled shower with frameless door -- a guest room, hall bath with tub, and separate laundry room complete this floor. The second master encompasses the entire 4th floor and has a walk-in closet and bath with updated double sink vanity, Jacuzzi tub, and shower stall with updated frameless door. Other highlights of this home include an AMAZING custom built garage workshop, 9ft ceilings, huge crown molding, a bedroom with a full-wall chalkboard, and a new gas furnace (2019). Rare in Cameron Station, this home sits along a large open green space so you look out onto trees vs. across right into your neighbor's windows. Also, Minda Court is the only street in Cameron Station that does not connect through to another street~i.e. this is a quiet, low traffic cul-de-sac. A perfect oasis within an otherwise active, high-energy community. Feel tucked away, but live mere steps from the pool, fitness center, and Club House featuring an indoor basketball court, yoga classes, and a party/meeting room. Agent is married to the owner. [5056 Minda Ct, Alexandria, VA]

Custom everything! Built in 2017 by Wakefield Properties, this home has so many upgrades we may miss some in the comments. Kitchen offers high end inset cabinets, 6 burner stove, plus additional oven, built-in microwave and warming drawer. Beverage bar with beverage fridge and glass cabinets. Stainless steel farmhouse sink with instant hot water (owner favorite). Walk-in pantry with gorgeous reclaimed wood shelving. Massive kitchen island with prep sink, two-sided seating for casual dining. More cabinet space than you can fill. Yes that's a challenge. Huge breakfast area adjacent to kitchen for great entertaining. Open but slightly nestled in family room with gas burning fireplace, wood beams and exit to screened porch. Dining room which owners are currently using as the pretty lounging room. A large office with access to screened porch creates an awesome work environment. Large mud room/additional room with access to front porch and garage has extra cabinets, dishwasher great for prepping large parties. 4 bedrooms on the upper level, including large master suite, 2 owners' closets, master bath with double vanities, makeup counter, large walk-in shower and HEATED FLOORS! Lower level has 5th bedroom with ensuite and exit, great for au-pair and large storage room. But the best part is the open area featuring space for a pool table, 120" screen for projection TV, gas fireplace, wet bar and video game room! Back yard has screened porch,sure deck, patio and was professionally landscaped in 2019. Walking distance to Waynewood Elementary. Minutes from the George Washington Parkway and Mount Vernon Estate, 8 minute drive to Old Town Alexandria. Less than 10 miles to Reagan International Airport. Virtual open house this Sunday @ 1pm. [8721 Plymouth Rd, Alexandria, VA]

OFFERS DUE SUNDAY 5/31/2020 BY 6PM.Welcome to 1303 Waynewood Blvd in the Wonderful Waynewood Neighborhood!This 4-bedroom, 2.5 bath home has been completely updated from top to bottom. Be wowed not only by its ideal location, just steps to the elementary and middle schools, but also from the curb as you take in the newly painted exterior, new roof, and updated landscaping. Enjoy the perfect floor plan and flow enhancing your enjoyment of the idyllic Fort Hunt community lifestyle. Find the interior relaxing and calming, as the entire interior has been professionally painted and features designer paint colors and beautiful new features and fixtures. Admire the recently refinished gleaming hardwood floors on the living room and bedroom levels and the beautiful gray luxury plank flooring on the main living level.Remodeled kitchen highlights include: White shaker cabinetryQuartz countertopsBar stool seatingNew stainless-steel appliancesNew cabinet hardware and faucetAdditional main living level highlights include a bedroom/office/den with barn doors, a dining room with a lovely view through the large window into the rear yard and woods beyond, a beautifully updated full bath and a newly renovated family room. Convenient carport entry provides easy access to the main living level.The living room level includes soaring vaulted ceilings, a beautiful fireplace with wood stove insert, and access to the fenced rear yard and patio area.The bedroom level comprises 3 amply sized bedrooms and one and 1.5 large and updated bathrooms.This residence features a full basement with easy access to tons of storage space, washer and dryer, and new A/C and furnace.The rear yard is fenced and has 2 storage sheds and covered storage for firewood.This Waynewood residence boasts an amazing location:Located close Mt. Vernon and on one of George Washington~s original farmsLocated just steps to Waynewood Elementary School and Carl Sandburg Middle SchoolLocated close to Mt Vernon Hospital and Sherwood Regional Public LibraryLocated close to Hollin Hall with shops and restaurantsLocated close the George Washington Parkway and bike path which parallels the Potomac RiverLocated steps to the 101 Fairfax Connector bus, to the Huntington Metro StationLocated steps to the 11Y Express bus to Old Town and The DistrictBest commute in Fairfax County with easy access to Old Town, Fort Belvoir, The Pentagon, The Beltway, and The District Nothing to do but move in and enjoy all that Waynewood has to offer. Welcome Home! [1303 Waynewood Blvd, Alexandria, VA]

Bright and amazing 1 bedroom, 1 bath Condo in Gated Community at a great central Alexandria location so close to major commuter routes. Totally Renovated, with walls down, open floor plan makes this a unique. Large Living room , Completely new Kitchen with new high-end Stainless Steel Appliances and Granite counter top, Open kitchen to dining and living room. Spacious bedroom with a wall of windows. Newly renovated luxury bathroom. Living, Dining and Bedroom, all Hardwood floors. Large balcony, overlooking court yard and the community Pool. All utilities are included in the condo fee. Backing to the Holmes Run River, City Park and multiple trails, this place gives you the convenience of living near the city, while also offering quietness and privacy. Park right in front, up one level, and your home!....FHA Approved..Check out the 3D tour at [16 Canterbury Sq #201, Alexandria, VA]

Welcome to Hunting Creek Club, a condo community conveniently located just fiveblocks from the Huntington Metro station with easy access to Rt 1, 495, Old TownAlexandria and National Airport. Near the foot of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge and just across the river from National Harbor and MGM, this location is also within a reasonable commute to the Pentagon, Ft. Myer, Bolling AFB and Ft. Belvoir. It is also just a quick bike ride over to the Potomac River waterfront and the GW Parkway bike trail. HCC offers a 24-hour front desk, pool, tennis, parking and a laundry room on each floor, all behind a gated entry. This newly remodeled, spacious 850 SF 1 bedroom on the 2nd floor faces east to catch the morning sun and offers a large balcony off of the Dining Room. The new kitchen features white shaker cabinetry, granite counters, LG stainless appliances including a French Door refrigerator with bottom freezer , white subway tile backsplash, track lighting and laminate flooring. The bathroom features a new designer vanity, mirror, lighting, tile tub surround, toilet and tile floor. The entire unit has been freshly painted and carpeted in a soft grey and white palette. Other features include new six panel doors and lighting throughout, a large 6' x 4' walk-in closet in the foyer and a large 8' x 5' walk-in closet in the bedroom. Be the first to enjoy living in this just completed renovation. [2059 Huntington Ave #211, Alexandria, VA]

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Jodi has been trained in Data Entry, Operations Management and Administrative tasks. She also holds a Bachelors Degree in Banking and Finance with a hope of pursuing a Masters in Banking and Finance. She is a senior writer for Nesbitt Realty and an expert on Alexandria Virginia. Outside of work, Jodi enjoys spending time with her son and her family.