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Photos of mothers and children
Fun Facts about Mothers and Mother's Day
  • There are 82.5 million Mothers in the USA today.
  • 96% of American consumers take part in Mother's Day.
  • Mother's Day is the peak day of the year for long distance phone calls.
  • There are more than 23,000 florists in the country with over 125,000 employees.
  • Mother's Day is the second highest gift giving day other than Christmas.
  • 82% of the women ages 40-44 are mothers, compared to 90% in 1972.
  • Mothers Day was started, in the United States, by Anita Jarvis to raise awareness of the poor living conditions in her community.
  • May 8, 1914, President Woodrow Wilson signed a Joint Resolution designating the second Sunday in May as Mother's Day.
Pampering MOM Mother's Day gifts may come in all shapes and sizes, but what matters most is that they come from the heart.
To inspire you, here ways to make 5 Mother's Day gifts more personal. Whether you make it the most luxurious or get the kids to help option, one thing is for sure -- you're guaranteed to make Mom smile on her special day.
  1. Breakfast in Bed
    Dad and the kids can prepare a delightful meal for you served to you in bed (caution: mess in kitchen can be huge)
  2. Flowers
    For the most luxurious give a bouquet of store-bought flowers in every room or get the kids to help and give mom flowers made from tissue paper or hand-picked from your garden.
  3. Bath Products
    A perfect gift available in the West Spa at Oglebay Resort.
  4. Chocolate are always one of Mom’s favorite.
    Hand-dipped chocolate-covered pretzels or Rice Krispies treats with a Mother's Day message spelled out in sprinkles or chocolate chips or how about a beautiful assortment of truffles available in Gourmet in the Gardens at Oglebay Resort.
  5. Mothers Day Buffet at Oglebay
    Absolutely a great day for MOM!!!
Join Us for the 2012 Mother's Day Buffet!
Ihlenfeld Dining Room at Wilson Lodge
Sunday, May 13, 2012, 11am - 7pm
Salads and Starters
  • Tossed salad with assorted toppings and dressings
  • Traditional Caesar salad with puffy Italian croutons, shaved Parmesan cheese and julienne red peppers, with Caesar dressing
  • Citrus spinach salad with fresh berries, mandarin oranges, toasted coconut and orange yogurt dressing
  • Spring pasta salad with, poached salmon, cucumbers and dill
  • Lemon poppy seed cole slaw, a fresh twist on cole slaw
  • Tropical fruit salad with grilled pineapple, mangos, apples and assorted berries
Cold Seafood
  • Shrimp cocktail with cocktail sauce
  • Oyster on the half shell
  • Crab and lobster mousse with crisp bagel chips
  • Smoked salmon display with all the accompaniments
  • Au gratin potatoes
  • Saffron rice pilaf
  • Asparagus with roasted red pepper Hollandaise
  • Cauliflower and broccoli with almonds
  • Baked green bean casserole
  • Sautéed chicken breast with braised leeks, tomatoes and thyme-vermouth sauce
  • Garlic & rosemary roast pork loin with green peppercorn sauce
  • Panko and herb crusted tilapia with white wine lemon butter
  • Seared medallions of beef with wild mushroom ragout
  • Shrimp penne with pink vodka sauce
From The Carvery
  • Roast turkey breast with pan gravy mustard
  • Herb crusted prime rib with horseradish sauce
For Our Younger Guests
  • Chicken nuggets
  • Mini corn dogs
  • Macaroni & cheese
  • French fries
  • Onion rings
  • Buttered corn on the cob
From The Pastry Shop
  • Delicious sweet treats from our pastry shop featuring "Oglebay's" own bread pudding
Adults: $28.95 Ages 11-14: $14.95 Ages 5-10: $9.95 Under 5: Complimentary
Reservations required. Please call 800-624-6988 or 304-243-4080.
Includes Dinner & Zoo Admission!
Spring Forward package icon NEW in 2012! Spring Forward Package
April 8 - May 24, 2012 (Not including holidays & special weekends.)
Weekdays (Sun-Thurs): $
Weekends (Fri & Sat): $
* Rate is for double occupancy in a traditional room. Plus tax. Intermediate, deluxe, premium & suites also available. Call for rates.
Package includes:
Wilson Lodge accommodations.
Use of indoor pool, jacuzzi, sauna & fitness center.
Mountaineer Breakfast Buffet.
NEW! Dinner for 2 in the Ihlenfeld Dining Room or Glassworks Grill.
NEW! Admission into the Good Zoo for 2 guests.
Intermediate, Deluxe, Premium Rooms and Suites available - Call for rates.
Call 800-624-6988 or book online!
Bed & Breakfast package icon Bed & Breakfast Package
Available January 2 - November 8, 2012
Weekdays (Sun-Thurs): $139*
Weekends (Fri & Sat): $159*

* Rate is for traditional room, intermediate, deluxe & premium rooms available at additional charge.
Package includes:
Overnight Wilson Lodge accommodations.
Mountaineer Buffet Breakfast.
Unlimited use of indoor pool, jacuzzi, sauna and new fitness center.
Outdoor pool (during Summer months).
Please note that the indoor pool and jacuzzi will be closed for maintenance September 9-14, 2012.
Intermediate, Deluxe, Premium Rooms and Suites available - Call for rates.
Call 800-624-6988 or book online!
Ihlenfeld Dining Room
The newly renovated Ihlenfeld Dining Room features great views and a menu sure to please everyone.

Make your reservations now for the Mother's Day Buffet!

Call 800-624-6988 or 304-243-4090 to make reservations.

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Oglebay Online Market Place!
Now you can purchase gift cards & baskets, various Oglebay souvenirs & products from our spa online! Gift cards available in five different designs in any amount, and valid at all Oglebay and Wheeling Park facilities.

Click here to shop now!

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