We know you want to give your mom the world on Mother’s Day, but times are tough. Well, don’t worry because we have a few ways for you to spoil her and save!
Flowers may be the more traditional gift, but according to IBISWorld’s 2009 Mother’s Day research, only about 13 percent of people actually give them as gifts. Still, if you want to say “thanks mom” with some tulips (or any other flower), then your best bet is to visit ProFlowers.com. Their Mother’s Day packages are all 10 percent off if you order today.
Of course, about 7 percent of people like to pamper their moms with personal services (like a trip to the spa). However, if you can’t afford a full-service treatment, you could always do the next best thing and get her some bath and body goodies. Nubian Heritage is offering a 15 percent discount on any online purchase of $50 or more. You can get in on the deal by entering the promotional code MDS2009 at checkout.
If you’re the type that likes to take your mom to lunch or the movies on her special day, then you’re like 18 percent of people who think a special outing is best.
TCBY has banked on that (and May’s warm weather) and come up with a real treat! The frozen yogurt chain is offering free cups or cones of their creamy desserts to Moms on Sunday. Just be sure to ask for details before you start screaming for ice cream … well, frozen yogurt in this case.
Meanwhile, El Pollo Loco is honoring KFC’s coupons for free grilled chicken on Sunday. After people found out that the colonel wouldn’t be taking the coupons at his place on Mother’s Day, the other chicken chain used Twitter to spread the word about its deal.
Most of us, according to the numbers, fall into the 30 percent of people that try to do something a little different, though. However, some may still be struggling with what to get.
If your mom is a footwear fashionista (because who can’t work a great shoe), then Nine West has you covered. According to DealNews.com, you can 30 percent off of your purchase by entering the promotional code NWFRND5X when you checkout. Anne Klein, Bandolino and Jones New York are offering similar deals on their stock, too.
— Sonya Eskridge