Not only is Miss Elayna picky as hell... that, I can deal with (i.e. suffer the bitching and make her Try New Things anyway), though I'm less willing to deal with it on My Day...
..But she's allergic to milk. Which cuts out 2/3 of the meal at Melting Pot. *wry smile*
So that is why. *nod*
docorion mentioned that he would of course be here the day after Mother's Day, and asked if that would be too late; the answer, of course, is no, and so we'll be celebrating a day later, sans crowds! We still have to pick a place, but there's now less of a timecrunch to do so.