Mother's Day drinks aren't as popular as, say, Christmas cocktails or Fourth of July concoctions, but they really should be. You know raising kids isn't easy — it's a dang circus most of the time, in fact — so the least you can do is give the mama in your life a stiff libation.
Raise your glass to the woman who raised you with one of these crazy-good recipes.
1. Coconut mojito
Make this refreshing and hydrating coconut mojito, and make Mom believe she's on a beach on a Caribbean island somewhere.
Next up: Strawberry-rose gin fizz
Updated by Sarah Long on 5/10/2017.
2. Strawberry-rose gin fizz
This gorgeous strawberry-rose gin fizz is for moms who want something stronger than Champagne but with the delicate flavors of strawberries and rosewater.
Next up: Melon sangria
3. Melon sangria
We love this colorful melon sangria recipe, with floating melon balls of different fruit varieties.
Next up: Raspberry-acai frozen margarita
4. Raspberry-acai frozen margarita
Next up: Pear-hibiscus brunch cocktail
5. Pear-hibiscus brunch cocktail
The combination of pear vodka and Champagne makes this pear-hibiscus brunch cocktail not only delicious but gorgeous-looking with the floating hibiscus flower.
Next up: Rhubarb-basil smash
6. Rhubarb-basil smash
Since rhubarb is in season and your fresh basil will soon start popping up, this rhubarb-basil smash is the perfect seasonal spring drink.
Next up: Sparkling party punch
7. Sparkling party punch
Punch has become such a trendy beverage, and we're loving this sparkling party punch. Made with lemonade, pomegranate juice and fresh berries, it's the perfect brunch cocktail.
Next up: Peach Bellini cocktail
8. Peach Bellini cocktail
Does your mom love fresh, juicy peaches? Then this peach Bellini cocktail will become her favorite drink to sip on.
Next up: Pomegranate mimosa
9. Pomegranate mimosa
Mimosas and mothers go hand in hand, and this pomegranate mimosa is a fresh take on the classic orange juice mimosa.
Next up: Cherry sangria
10. Cherry sangria
Mix Mom's favorites: amaretto, moscato and tart cherries for a delicious cherry sangria.
Next up: Mini orange creamsicle
11. Mini orange creamsicle
A twist on a classic childhood favorite, these mini orange creamsicles are a great dessert cocktail.
Next up: Watermelon-moscato slush
12. Watermelon-moscato slush
Nothing says warm weather like watermelon, and this watermelon-moscato slush is the perfect drink to celebrate how much you love Mom.
Next up: Strawberry-wine punch
13. Strawberry-wine punch
Blogger Milisa refers to this strawberry-wine punch as "Kool-Aid for grown-ups," and we certainly agree.
Next up: Prosecco-lemon cocktail
14. Prosecco-lemon cocktail
Such a gorgeous drink, this prosecco-lemon cocktail only has two ingredients — lemon sorbet and prosecco — making this a quick and delicious drink that could also be a dessert.
Next up: Sparkling ginger sangria
15. Sparkling ginger sangria
Making an infused simple syrup takes this sparkling ginger sangria to the next level.
Next up: Cranberry-pomegranate spritzer
16. Cranberry-pomegranate spritzer
The added fruit makes this cranberry-pomegranate spritzer a delicious option for a brunch or dinner party.