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Bloom 2018 :: Mother’s Day Brunch in Sarasota

We couldn’t be happier that Bloom, a celebration of all things motherhood specifically designed for new moms and moms-to-be, is back at Sarasota Moms Blog for the 2nd year in a row! 

Whether you’re expecting for the first or third time, have a newborn at home or are working your way through the toddler years and thinking of expanding your family in the future, this Mother’s Day event is for you. Every ticketed guest will receive a bag with swag, meet and chat with other moms, enjoy brunch, fabulous cocktails (and mock-tails), and some shopping, enter some fabulous giveaways and hear from local mom Heather Messenger on how she overcame postpartum struggles. 


Want to get some bonus raffle tickets and help local moms in need?

Don’t forget to bring in an item(s) off our list that benefits Mothers Helping Mothers and get your bonus tickets! All items will be given directly to the local organization. Items to bring: pack of diapers, wipes, socks, underwear, and/or women’s hygiene products.

We look forward to seeing your family soon and also encourage you to join the Facebook event page for additional fun updates!

Who :: All Sarasota and surrounding area mothers (You do not have to be expecting to attend!)

What :: A {kid-free} brunch in celebration of Mother’s Day happening at The Benderson Finish Tower (2nd Floor)

When :: Sunday, May 6th, at 10:00am – 1:00pm

Where :: Benderson Finish Tower at Nathan Benderson Park

Ticket Sale Date :: Friday, March 23rd, at 10:00am {limited tickets available}


Early Ticket Pricing {March 23 – April 20}: $25

Regular Ticket Pricing {April 21 – May 5}: $35

Additionally, $10 add-on may be added for 30 more giveaway raffle tickets. All proceeds from additional raffle tickets will be donated to Mother’s Helping Mothers.

***Tickets are all inclusive and grant access to the event as well as food, beverage and entries for giveaways, as well as all advertised activ, ties. You do NOT need cash unless you want to shop (and we hope you do!)***

Tickets on sale HERE starting 3/23/18 at 10 am!

Presenting Sponsors

DotDotSmile Jessica Haworth

DotDotSmile is a girls’ clothing brand of dresses, leggings and shirts. The dresses are made of soft fabrics and have an irresistible twirl effect. The clothing comes is size 6 months up to 8/10 and ranges in price from $12 up to $42. The prints are very limited, so if you see a dress you like, grab it right away!

4D Sprouts HD Ultrasounds & DNA Gender Testing

Early gender DNA testing, high definition prenatal ultrasound, and children’s portrait studio on Main Street in downtown Sarasota, Florida. Established in 2013.


Bloom Schedule

Special Events Sponsors

The Craft Bar

The Craft Bar

We are a DIY crafting Studio, located in Burns Square, Sarasota. Our events and classes range from ages 2 to 92! Bring your favorite beverage, favorite friends and we provide the rest! All classes include supplies, instruction and one heck of a good time!!

Heather Messenger

Heather Messenger

Heather Messenger is a mother, wife, and lifestyle coach. As an overweight, tired, and stressed out former elementary teacher, she found her passion for health and fitness when a new lifestyle helped her overcome postpartum struggles, lose 55 pounds, and later become 2016 Miss Bikini Universe. Her passion is assisting women in recognizing their inner strength and reaching their physical, mental, and/or emotional, goals through fitness, nutrition, and supportive culture and community.   (coming soon!)


CC’s Paper Artistry

CC’s Paper Artistry creates hand-crafted, one-of-a-kind paper art pieces. We specialize in custom paper florals, as well as event decor, props, and rentals, perfect for any wedding, nursery, or special event. Working one-on-one with clients through each stage of the process allows us to deliver a product that will guarantee your satisfaction. We offer shipping to anywhere in the US as well as local deliveries and installations. Contact us today! 

Table Sponsors

Florida Family Chiro

Florida Family Chiropractic

Family Chiropractic has two offices, Sarasota and Port Charlotte. We focus on pregnant moms and babies to bring them health at he most important times in their lives.

Little Town Smiles

Little Town Smiles, PLLC, Pediatric Dentistry is located in Lakewood Ranch, Florida. We specialize in dental care for infants, children and adolescents. Our top priority is helping your child achieve and maintain a beautiful, healthy smile! Our goal is to get to know your child and make their visit as pleasant as possible. We strive to partner with you to get your child off to a great start, developing habits and relationships that will help them have healthy teeth that last a lifetime.
Soul to SOul Yoga

Soul to Soul Yoga

Soul To Soul Yoga helps people with special needs move and breathe better to improve daily living. What is a special need? This can be a developmental disability, neurological condition, or orthopedic issue.
Brats Kids SRQ

The Brats Club SRQ

The Brats Club SRQ offers group classes in developmental play for children and parents. Learn in a playful atmosphere to support your child’s development guided by our energetic, well-trained staff of teachers. Topics include gross and fine motor skills, early language learning and social-emotional growth. Play and learn through fun and engaging activities along with our extensive play equipment and emphasis on music, song and rhyme. In short…play with a purpose!

  The Brats Club SRQ
Doterra Catherine

DoTerra: Catherine

Our business focuses on educating others on the benefits of essential oils and how to use them safely and effectively. Founded in 2008, doTERRA was built on the mission of sharing therapeutic-grade essential oils with the world. We proudly have aligned with this company and continue to help others discover natural solutions to support all areas of a healthy lifestyle.
Clean Juice

Clean Juice

We are a new Certified Organic Juice bar. Along with all our cold-pressed juices that we make and bottle in-house we also serve up a variety of delicious smoothies, protein smoothies, açaí bowls, wellness shots and a few healthy bites. We are located in the booming new development in Sarasota’s Lakewood Ranch Community called UTC, off I-75. Neighbors to Pure Barre, Cycle Barre, Orange Theory and across the plaza from Fresh Market. We are honored to spend our day serving the Sarasota community!
Sweet Kisses by Tara

Sweet Kisses by Tara

What is LipSense? LipSense is Kissproof, Waterproof and Smudgeproof, lasting 4-18 hours! Not tested on animals! Vegan-GMO Free- Wax Free- Gluten Free- Lead Free

  Sweet Kisses by Tara
Mamas Got Groove

Mama’s Got Groove

Mama’s Got Groove is a low impact, moderate intensity dance fitness program with choreography and strength training routines specifically designed for expecting and babywearing moms. With 5-minute breaks throughout the class, moms can cool down, take care of baby, and connect with other moms. Our format was created with moms in mind, so even if mom has to tend to baby for a portion of the class, she can join right back in and still get a comprehensive workout.

  Mama’s Got Groove

Thrive Healthcare

We are a functional and holistic medicine practice. We focus on the root cause of illness, not just the symptoms.. We treat all ages. Some of our specialties include: ADD, Austism, Food Allergies, MTHFR, Gluten Sensitivity, Autoimmune, Alzheimer’s, Hormone/Thyroid Problems, Depression, Anxiety, Sleep Issues, and so much more. We also do Digital Infrared Thermal Imaging in the office. We are the local chapter representatives of a national 501(c)3. Our goal is to help as many people as possible.


LunchboxWax is a full-service, speed-wax salon. We wax bottoms and brows, cheeks and chests – a little (like ear fuzz) or a lot (from tip to toes). We cater to women and men who are mindful about the people they choose for personal care and treat every guest with the utmost consideration, confidentiality and respect. People walk into LunchboxWax with hair they don’t want. Just a handful of minutes later, they leave without it and stay that way for weeks at a time. Ready to #BareYourBeauty?

Photography Sponsors

Hello Gorgeous

Hello Gorgeous Photobooth

Hello Gorgeous is the brainchild of husband and wife team Dee and Amy, who share a common passion to make a difference in their life and the lives of others. Together they decided to create a business where they could work together and give back to the community. They fell in love with the idea of a photobooth to fulfill this dream. Hello Gorgeous is modern day photobooth experience.

Jonelle Forbes

Jonelle Forbes Photography

Mimosa Bar Sponsors: The Soda Group


Thanks to The Soda Group Bloom attendees will have complimentary mimosas or “momosas” (non-alcoholic) drinks with brunch!

The Soda Group is the #1 Real Estate Group in Lakewood Ranch, Florida. We have been listing and selling in this area since 2001. With over 250 million plus in sales. We are passionate, knowledgeable and professional in all we do. When we work with a customer/client they become our team member. We are all trying to reach the same goal together. If you are looking to sell or buy a home, please give us the opportunity to meet with you and discuss how we can exceed your expectations!

Yogurt Bar Sponsors: Lakewood Ranch OBGYN


Thanks to Lakewood Ranch OBGYN Bloom attendees will have complimentary yogurt bar to enjoy! 

We are a small practice of four physicians, Dr. Jennifer Swanson, Dr. Julie King, Dr. Dalibor Hradek and Dr. Jothi, along with Nurse Practitioner Tracy Grathwohl. We are a full-service obstetrical and gynecological practice offering in office ultrasound and blood drawing services to our patients. This unique practice environment ensures that our patients receive the exceptional individual attention and care that they deserve.

Food Sponsors

jason deli
pastries by design
Kates Kitchen Workshops
der dutchman

Giveaway Sponsors

Alisa Sue Photography
amish bakery
Spa Hollywood
laser lounge spa od sarasota
Mamas Got Groove
roden fields
learning express
Tropical Shores Popcorn
Baby Boot Camp
makers market
Sweet Doctors
Southern Roots

Swag Bag Sponsors

roden fields
Florida Family Chiro
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