The number one rule of Mother's Day: don't let your mom cook, or clean! Instead take her to brunch at one of your favorite Rockford restaurants.

We are just a few weeks away from Mother's Day and it's time to make those Mother's Day brunch reservations.

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The holiday is Sunday May12 this year so you should definitely get the family group chat going and figure out where you want to take your mom to eat this year.

If you need some help planning, we have you covered with three different Mother's Day brunch ideas in the Rockford area.

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Let's start in downtown Rockford at 27 Aluna.

This will be their first Mother's Day brunch, they'll be open from 9:30am until 2:30pm on May 12. 27 Aluna hosts a Filipino brunch each weekend and their Mother's Day brunch will feature their regular brunch menu and special Mother's Day items. You can book your table on their website or via email at

Or maybe you'd rather head to the East side of Rockford and spend Mother's Day at GreenFire Restaurant Bar & Bakery.

GreenFire's Mother's Day brunch is from 10am until 3pm featuring breakfast and lunch items like raspberry french toast, bacon wrapped shrimp and woodfire pizza.

You can book your reservation and order food from their website. 

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And if you're North of Rockford, in Roscoe, you can have brunch at Hidden Creek Estates.

Hidden Creek Estates' brunch is by reservation only from 10am until 2pm and includes live music, buffet and photo spots.

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