Moms put up with a lot.

With Mother's Day fast approaching the age old question, "what to buy mom on her special day?" arises. We all strive to get the perfect gift for the one who has given so much to us. So my advice is not to over-complicate things.

In fact, don't worry. For those in need of ideas, you've come to the right place. I've put together a list of suggestions that are sure to be a big hit with the mother in your life this Sunday.

  • 1

    Flowers & Card

    Most moms appreciate flowers and a card on Mother's Day, although the card isn't the ideal gift. This action proves mom is quite as materialistic as you once thought.

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    Brunch or Dinner

    Taking mom to brunch or dinner is a fabulous idea. Most moms just want to be surrounded by their kids on Mother's Day. You can also make dinner plans at Firerock or The Silver Fox. Mom would be ecstatic with either.

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    Clothing & Shoes

    Most women I know love clothes and shoes. Mother's day would seem the perfect day to indulge your Mom with a fabulous outfit. Buying clothes for the women in your life can often be a bit tricky. If you haven't been given specifics, gift cards may be the way to go. Nowadays you can find gift cards to suit even the pickiest shoppers and the best part is you don't have to worry if it fits!

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    Handmade Gift Or A Day Service

    Handmade items are a big hit with some Moms. If you have trouble with a unique item, there's always a day service. Maybe, a massage, mani-pedi. facial, mud wrap or a haircut and style. Seasons Day Spa on 1st Street offers many of these services, in a relaxing and inviting atmosphere.

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    A Simple Phone Call

    The simplest of Mother's Day gestures would be a phone call. Remember, Mom is not materialistic and a phone call or a small gift that shows your heartfelt love for Mom is a good thing. By all means, please don't text your Mother on her day!


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