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We love Cracker Barrel around here!  This time, they want to celebrate Mother’s Day with all of you.  May 4-6, they are hosting an in-store “Celebrate Mom” event.  Create a custom basket or bundle filled with treasures that makes mom feel pampered on her special day.  While you are shopping around the Old Country Store, try some chocolate samples and hand lotions.  They are also offering complimentary gift wrap on any purchase made in their store.

Now until May 14th, Cracker Barrel also has a Celebrate Mom Sweepstakes online.  Head over to Cracker Barrel’s website and enter for your chance to win a $1,000 Cracker Barrel gift card for you and your mom (3 winners will be chosen).  To earn extra entries, upload photos of your favorite Mother’s Day gift from Cracker Barrel.

The Giveaway:

One Southern Savers reader will win a Mother’s Day gift basket from Cracker Barrel.  The basket includes special items from their Romantic White collection.

To Enter:

Leave a comment below telling me your favorite Mother’s Day gift that you’ve ever given or received.

Winners will be chosen Wednesday, 5/2.

    • flowers! (and a pedicure)

    • Bloom24_2001

      all day at the spa and i loved it!

    • Hopeful

      I always get my mom biography books since she loves to read so much.  Hoping to be able to surprise her with a grandma-to-be gift this year…

    • Julie

      My hubby and kids got me a throw for mother’s day years ago and they got it at the Cracker Barrel store.

    • TraciM

      A paper mache flower arrangement from my kids :)  LOVED IT — still has a place of honor on the mantel !!!

    • Jesstopher

      My first Mother’s Day, a nice card with an imprint of my son’s tiny little feet. Ahhh, love.

    • mary

      My husband made me a garden box and my son helped him plant the vegetables in it!

    • Shannon V.

      My favorite Mothers Day gift is anything with my children’s handprints on it!

    • Andrea

      Last year, getting a handmade card from my daughter and spending the whole day with just her. :) 

    • Candace

      a hand made card from my daughter was the best gift!

    • sarahhousehunting

      pearl earrings the year I was pregnant with my first child!

    • Meghan

      A handmade card from my 2 year old daughter that my husband helped her paint! 

    • Jaymee024

      My favorite gift I have ever given was a note to my mom about how amazing she was and everything she had done for my siblings and I. I typed it out and framed it for her.

    • Linda

      I love getting handmade things from my little boy every year! The best gift was a framed picture with my son’s hand and feet prints. :) Too cute.

    • Whitney Pendell

      When I was about 10, my dad took my sister and me to the local IGA grocery store. Their bakery had a station where you could decorate pre-made mother’s day cakes. It was so much fun to create something specifically for my mom. We still have the Polaroid of my sister and me standing in front of the IGA sign, proudly holding our mother’s day cakes! 

    • Jmholley

      my girls making me homeade mothers day cards!!

    • Tinajanet1

      My daughter is 21 and all of her baby home video’s were on VHS tapes. She had them converted to DVD’s for me so I can watch them when ever I start missing her!
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    • Pollard1184

      I gave my mom a mother’s ring a few years ago. This was probably the best so far.

    • Michelle B.

      My sisters and I gave my Mom a ring with 3 birthstones in it, one for each of us. She wears it everyday!

    • Cindy

      All the beautiful handmade “Mothers Day” cards my daughters made when they were small!

    • Bell917

      my kids are great listeners and heard me talk about a movie I used to watch and bought it for me for Mothers Day. It wasn’t so much the movie but it was more because they showed they listen to me and care for me. 

    • My daughter was born on Mother’s Day 2009.  She was and is a tremendous gift!!!  Happy (almost) 3rd Birthday, little one!  

    • Lisa Robertson

      For the last 6 years, my sister and I take my mother to Patti’s 1880’s Settlement for a really nice lunch.  It’s a beautiful setting, so we always get great pictures while we wait to be seated.

    • Esyke623

      I loved the “Fibber McGee and Molly” radio show!  I love the feeling of stepping into the past, into a bygone, more leisurely era, and tuning in to the old radio broadcasts.  I chuckle every time Fibber’s “closet” overflows.  Reminds me of our closets at home!  This is a perfect Mother’s Day gift!

    • Jennifersanchezobama

      My favorite mothers day gift I ever received was a big beso from my son!

    • Leah

      My first Mother’s Day, my husband and son gave me a mold of my son’s hand.  I love it! What a great memento.

    • JessieC

      I loved the cashmere wrap that hubby gave me.

    • Shoppergirl000

      My sisters and I always give my mom spa certificates or personal care products to pamper herself. 

    • melissacholliday

      I’m not a mom so no gifts for me. But I do really like the free personalized card I bought my mom last week. :-)

    • Sportsmom

      Favorite gift received:  hand made cards and pictures drawn by my 2 boys

      Favorite gift given:  I gave my grandmother a “homemade” coupon booklet for “lunch out” once a month for a year. 

    • Leah Eagle

      Back in 2008, we gave both my mother and mother-in-law personalized photo books with photos of me and my husband from when we were born until recent. the very last page had a photo of our positive pregnancy test telling them “we’re pregnant! happy mother’s day!” loved seeing their reactions at the same time. they loved it!

    • gin

      I treasure the handmade necklace my son made for me Mother’s Day his kindergarten year. He’s 17 now and I still wear it to this day. He is such a special young man and I am eternally grateful to God for blessing me . gin

    • Suz

      I love to get flowers from my little girl!

    • Ant0288

      last year i delivered flowers to my wifes work, that made her year. 

    • Noel

      My Mom always requested that I do the tour of homes with her each year (since it was almost always mother’s day weekend). When I was a younger kid I would groan about it, but as I’ve aged it’s become a fun tradition that we’ve both enjoyed.

    • Dcsnyder

      My favorite mothers day gift was from my 3 kids…..it was a beautiful dragonfly windchime:) Perfect……

    • Deb Mays

      My favorite Mother’s Day gift was my iPad from my hubby and kids.

    • Erica47

      A day at the spa was the best mother’s day gift I’ve received! 

    • My mom loves to receive spa gift certificates.

    • kathy f

      My kids got me an Ipod! love it!!

    • paular

      Lunch prepared by my kids at local historic park  followed by a long nature walk

    • Mackenziechester

      a handmade card from my three-year-old daughter

    • Nwoleslagle

       My daughter’s birthday occasionally falls on Mother’s Day.  Those are the best.

    • Tonya

      Breakfast in bed last year was very nice!

    • Ness

      I gave my mom a beautiful watch.  She loved it.

    • laBreeze

      I received a gold, heart shaped charm my first mother’s day.  I lost it a couple of years later, but a few more years after that we moved to a new house and found the charm up under the dresser!  Definately my favorite mother’s day gift. (:

    • The best gift that I ever gave my mom was a key-chain with my husband and I’s picture on it. We ordered it from Zazzle! 

    • Danielle T

      i gave my mom a mini vaca to the beach once! (with me of course)

    • Asgcoach

      Last year we outfitted Mom will an all-in-one coupon binder with scissors, photo pages to put coupons in, clear sleeves to be able to write with dry erase markers on, pen, etc… She was so excited!

    • ah

      On Mother’s day, last year i returned home from a girls trip to find our sliding glass door in the kitchen decorated with large and beautiful handmade flowers. They stayed on the door till September, and now they are on the wall of my craft closet.  LOVED it.

    • Edavis_88

      My mom always loved the handmade gifts the best, and just a day of spending time with her, of course we always by her something too!

    • Rebecca Weeks

      My favorite present was a homemade meal, with corresponding homemade cards. The kids all sang their own version of Justin Bieber’s “Baby” while I ate grilled cheese. I LOVED It!!!

    • Wanda Shipley

      My most favorite gift for Mother’s Day was my chihuahua, Annie. My son earned half the money working for his dad in order to purchase her for me. My husband paid the other half.

    • Christyrn92

      Too hard to choose. Guess my favorite gift is enjoying a meal with my family :)

    • Dlbandjeb

      Handmade cards, breakfast in bed(cereal with lots and lots of sugar, burnt toast, extra, extra jelly, yummy! lol) and fresh picked weeds, I mean flowers lol.  My little ones were 5 and 2 last year and wanted to do it all without daddy’s help.  It was soooo sweet and of course they were so excited to see my surprise. Then Daddy took the family out for lunch after church.

    • bill sullivan

      Handmade card

    • Definintely a batch of muffins my kids made from my mom’s recipe

    • Sarah

      This Mother’s Day my favorite gift is the arrival of our firstborn child via adoption. what a happy mother’s day it will be.

    • Kelly

      I’m giving my mom a grandchild! Best gift she’s ever gotten!

    • Lauryann

      My youngest teenager took my porch swing and painted it.

    • M

      I like homemade craft gifts

    • Bigblackbug

      I a flowers girl myself.

    • Ana Maria S.

      I love when my kids make me a card or drawing :)

    • This year I’m giving my mom a granddaughter :-)

    • Lauraholland6

      This will be my second Mother’s day and I am so excited!  Last year I was given a token to take a nap!  Loved it!  

    • Heather B

      Breakfast in bed and fresh flowers!

    • Spa gift certificate

    • Tworedsox

      a heart ring with stones for my husband and each of my children

    • Sunshine

      now that all my Mom’s kids are grown she loves to be pampered.  So a  GC for a facial is a great gift.

    • Liz

      My children are the best gifts I have received.

    • Erika Joy

      My father had a stroke 10 years ago, when I was 14, which left my mom to take care of my now disabled father and me. She did so completely selflessly, and I admire her so much for everything she does. She raised me very well, and still takes care of my father without complaint (while working full-time!) Every year on Mother’s Day I get her gift certificates for all of the pampering she loves, but will never spend money on herself. I usually get one for a mani/pedi, 1/2 hour massage, and fancy chocolates! I moved away last year, but doing this still lets me feel connected to home!

    • Debbie

      My favorite Mother’s Day gift was when I was able to take a nap and my husband and kids took care of meals, clean-up, and bedtime.

    • Stacey

      My mom loves pictures of her grandson.

    • Joy McSwain

      My best Mother’s Day gift happened when my son got old enough to pick out a card for me for the first time, I mean like drive himself to the store and get it with his own money old enough. So sweet.

    • Leah

      The gift of being a mother is the best gift of all

    • Kdubose

      I love getting homemade gifts from my children.  They are the best.

    • vbobrow

      this will be my 3rd mothes day and im very excited because i love the little things my daugther makes me but my favorite mothers day will be this one when i give my mother her new camera i bought her, hers now is kind of junky and she loves taking pictures of her grandbabies, i cant wait to see her face!

    • Pat

      My mother has been talking about wanting to grow her own veggies for years now.  I decided that she would love it if I made her a garden in her back yard and planted tomatoes, lettuce, peppers, green beans, and squash.  That is exactly what I’m in the process of working on for her mothers day present this year.  I just wanted to do something different and this will save her money and give her a new hobbie!

    • Lana

      I loved the homemade cards my children made when they were small.

    • West Eliz

      My favorite was when my daughter thought her father had bought nothing for mother’s day, so she found a few things I received at Christmas and had put away to regift- and wrapped one up for me!

    • Christinadarcangeli

      My favorite gift was a card my son made for me!!!

    • Katiemusic

      My fave Mother’s Day gift was my first son – born the day before Mother’s day nearly seven years ago!

    • Kcroxburycoupon

      We gave my mom and my mother in law a bracelet that had all the kids names on it. 

    • Klwahl

      For Mother’s Day 2010, my husband and then 1 year old daughter decorated a box using markers and crayons to keep all of my coupons together.  I still use it today!

    • Bridget

      My husband usually gives me roses on Mother’s Day.  They make me smile.

    • Cindy

      A bracelet made by my daughter.

    • Carol

      My favorite gifts are cards my kids make.

    • Angel in Charleston

      My favorite gift would have to be a card hand-made by my son (with Daddy’s help). Priceless!

    • Amanda Leach

      My husband and kids made chocolate covered fruit! Loved it.

    • northGAgirl

      My favorite Mother’s Day gift was seeing my 10 month old son baptized last year on Mother’s Day– what better way to spend my first one!

    • STEPH M

      last year was my first mothers day.. starting the morning off with my husband and daughter waking me up was the PERFECT start to the day!!

    • Bolinma

      a flower pot that my son made me with his thumbprints all over it.

    • Melissa M

      My favorite mothers day gifts are the ones the kids make at school

    • Ranna18s

      Anything my kids make :)

    • soundring

      My son was born on Mother’s Day weekend and he was the best present I’ve ever received.

    • neverrestranch

      tickets to a celtic singers concert my mom wanted to go to

    • Nebraskabuckeye

      My first daughter was 1 mo old at Mother’s Day. My husband took pictures of her different expressions and framed them. It was so sweet and I love looking back at those pictures.

    • Jennifer Lynd

      A beautiful hanging basket of flowers that blooms until the first frost – that’s my favorite Mother’s Day gift.

    • Katie K

      My mom loves events as opposed to gifts….for example, dinner at a great restaurant, a spa day or a cooking class.  Fun!

    • Kat175

      The first “real” card my oldest son made was my favorite!

    • Tjw28

      I took my mother along on a professional conference to Boston.  She loved it!

    • Penrose33

      I got a day off. It included breakfast in bed, a massage, shopping money, and a dinner out.

    • Angfarley

      A homemade card and flowers – love the flowers!

    • Jessica P

      My favorite Mother’s Day gift I ever received was my first Mother’s day gift – a beautiful card and a small bottle of perfume. It was the best gift because it was so unexpected. I thought for sure my husband had forgotten all about Mother’s Day.

    • jamiesmom

       Last year, for my 2nd mother’s day, my son and husband gave me a “mother and child” necklace.  Something to remember from when my son was only 1!

    • Kgibson7600

      I love to give handmade items. I think they mean so much more.

    • carolyn

      My child’s first grade teacher had her students write a book about Mom. Just precious!

    • Beth6

      My son is the best Mothers Day gift in the world! 

    • Pamgam1

      My best mother’s day present was a necklace my son made for me when he was in Kindergardten.  He was so proud of his efforts.

    • savanna

      My husband has a beautiful rose garden that really starts to shine around mother’s day.  He always cuts some long stemmed roses and puts them in a vase on the kitchen table.

    • Sassy Cat

      A personalized coffee mug. I still use it 30 yrs later!

    • Aly

      The best Mother’s Day gifts I’ve ever given to my mom are all the homemade gifts I crafted as a kid, for instance a t-shirt I made for her that said World’s Greatest Mom in paint. She still wears it! :)

    • Cheryl

      A beach chair and cooler!

    • Bridget

      I had my son 5 days before Mother’s Day last year, and he was certainly the best gift I could have received!

    • Brodricka

      I think  cards from my sons are always heartwarming.

    • Amy

      I made my mom a mother’s day coffee travel mug- it had pictures of all her kids and grandkids.  She LOVED it and uses it all the time!  I need to make her a new one now that she has a new grandson and granddaughter!  

    • Sharon M

      My favorite Mother’s Day gift is flowers.  My kids are a bit young to get me things on their own (I have 5 kids all under 7 years old) so my husband has to do all the gift-buying.  He can be pretty clueless about what to get me (God bless him!) so I predictably get flowers every year.  I have to admit though that I LOVE getting flowers so I don’t mind the lack of variety at all!

    • Mary

      My kids will make me a box full of pictures, cards and some small toys of theirs.  :)

    • Rebecca

      My mom always required us to make cards for her.  To this day she still has some of the cream of the crop ones.  It always makes us feel special when mom would save something we made.

    • Mcurtis

      I am going to Florida to surprise my mother for mothers day! No kids this time just mommy and me time:)

    • Peggy

      When my son was very young, he was terrified of storms! One day we experienced a really bad one, and he ran into a small cabinet holding many pieces of my cut crystal. He tried to fix the problem but ended up turning the entire cabinet over. Needless to say, all those delicate pieces were broken. I was crying because I was so happy that he was not hurt. He thought I was crying over the crystal. That Mother’s Day, Wesley gave me a beautiful cut crystal bowl! I love it more than any gift I have ever received….30 years later!

    • Jesso22

      My husband made me a book on my first mothers day that was filled with pictures of me and my daughter.  It is precious!

    • I loved and still have most of the homemade things my twin sons made when they were really little in kindergarten, etc. I think my most favorite is when one of their teachers made silhouettes of them. She worked on them for weeks. She didn’t stop until the assistant teacher was able to correctly guess who each child was. I had them framed and they still hang on my wall.

    • Elizabeth

      I love handmade cards and letters from my kids!

    • Blessedsmith

      Hand made cards from my daughter

    • Alvajean

      Last year my children got tickets and took me on my first cruise.I am 75 yrs.old and we had the best time ever.

    • Languagegirl4ever

      The beads my husband and 2 sons pick out and give me each year for my Pandora bracelet:)

    • All4yeshua2

      My mother always just wanted us to spend the day with her.  Now thay my children are out of the house, I agree.  A day with your children is the best Mothers day!

    • My husband gave me a necklace representing my son and myself in a heart!

    • mississippimom

      Favorite mother’s day gift – a pate printed with a design my son had drawn.  It makes me smile every time I see it.
       

    • Kkwright

      The best present I ever received on Mother’s Day was my daughter, Allison. She was born on Mother’s Day.

    • Nita in Nashville

      I gave my mom a very sweet card that she loved!  She framed it because of the special words I wrote! 

    • Rerdmann2

      My favorite Mother’s Day gift is always the homemade cards that my daughter has made for me every year. She is so creative and the cards are something I will treasure.

    • Cayman Richardson

      I’m not a mom yet…hope to be one day! I surprised my mom when I was living in Alaska and flew back to South Carolina…she had NO clue

    • Calmr2217

      a kitten!

    • fink6pack

      charms for each of my children for my charm bracelet

    • Sherry

      I gave my mom a photo book of a trip I took her on  for her 60 bday. The destination was a little island she grew up  on and happy memories for her.

    • Lap

      The often humorous mothers day card my son makes for me each year.

    • AnointedSaver

      My favorite was giving my mother, grandmother, and sisters the day off on Mother’s Day. I did all of the cooking and my nieces and nephews were in charge of cleaning and serving.

    • Mcleodsc

      a Mother’s ring

    • claudia

      MY SWEETEST MOTHER’S DAY GIFT I HAVE GOTTEN IS MY LIL BABY DOLL ARYANA SHE IS MY JOY CAUSE I THOUGHT I WAS NEVER ABLE GOING TO HAVE CHILDREN AND SHE CAME AS A VERY BIG SURPRISE TO ME!

    • Well, I guess it’s a gift….every Mother’s Day “Eve,” my husband, two daughters, and I drive to the beach (about 50 min.) just to take a walk.  We usually arrive just before sunset and enjoy a nice, long walk!

    • Herringhill66

      my birthday and mom’s day are usually together.  last year my 4 sons and  my dear husband worked together and built me a new flower gardern by the front door.  Then they planted it with my favorite flowers.  in homage to my frugal couponing ways, for less than the cost of a bouquet of flowers that may last a week, I got a gardent I could enjoy for years to come!  Amazing!

    • Pam Baird

      Always the homemade items from the kids.

    • Chicks41004

      Best Mother’s Day gift …..my kids!

    • Jamie B.

      When I was a kid, our tradition was taking  my mom out for a special breakfast. Since I live 10 hours away now, I send her a package with all sorts of special gourmet breakfast goodies, like pancake mix, syrups, jams, and coffees so she can enjoy them and think  of us when we’re not there.

    • Ashley Johnson

      Best mothers day gift? Breakfast in bed from my girls, and the house to myself all day! :) I am a single mommy, and I love my children more than anything, but I rarely get the chance to enjoy the house alone. Nap, bath, quality time with a book was perfect!

    • Connieb03

      Pictures drawn by my kids!

    • susan

      cards my kids and grandkids make

    • Norsusie

      My little yorkie!

    • Sara D.

      kids!

    • Amanda

      Mother’s Day often falls on my birthday, so I love that I have gotten to spend it with my mother. And now that I have my own daughter, I can share it with her too!

    • FranL

      I like things that are home made.

    • BReich

      Love not having to cook on Mother’s day.  What a great gift.

    • Erinp500

      A spa day!

    • Akirkse

      Beach trip

    • Bkittie

      My favorite gift has been cute, handmade cards from my 2 kids!

    • Bish3

      A couple of years back, my kids (ages 11 and 8  at the time) made me a homemade video based on SNL (Saturday Night Live).  They wrote their own skits, own news, and costume changes.  I laughed and cried my way through it.  It was truly the best gift ever.  Made with alot of love.

    • megan

      my favorite mothers day gift is doing nothing but spending time with my little ones and feeling pampered by not having to do anything! :)

    • A couple years ago, when my children were 2, 6, & 7 years old, I got a Mom’s dream gift…a full 24 hours to myself including a hotel stay at a nice hotel! I got to sleep as much as I wanted and didn’t have to share anything!

    • KayBee

      I received a tent last Mothers Day. It has already given us many wonderful family memories.

    • Jkgromero

      Time to rest while Dad watches the boys!!!

    • Kat

      The best mother’s day gift i’ve ever given is anything homemade and making my mom feel special and pampered so she doesn’t have to do anything!

    • Nikki Campbell

      My husband gave me a “Willow Tree” figure of the pregnant Mama on my “first” mother’s day… when I was pregnant with our first.  It was very sweet.  

    • Bob T

      I think the best Mothers day gift I was able to give my mom when I was a child was fresh picked wild flowers.  She always seemed to love them and I felt great knowing I did it all by myself.

    • Apuckett524

      Pampered time and anything made by my baby!

    • Becky

      Being able to take a spa day and the kids are being watched by the sitter. 

    • Joyce

       My girls made me breakfast in bed with their Daddy.

    • cb

      my youngest daughter made her profession of faith on mothers day.  Cannot think of anything else that can top eternity.

    • CourtneyJo

      I LOVE the handmade cards from my daughter.  She always puts so much thought into them and she is only 6.

    • Favorite was dinner with the whole family

    • A hand made stepping stone for my flower garden with my kids hands on it

    • Donna

      The best thing I was given was the chance to spend a last Mother’s Day with my mother.  I miss her so.

    • Slallen1987

      The favorite present I ever gave my mother was a photo of me and my brother in California. She hadn’t seen him in years, and it made her so happy!

    • Laura Young

      Best Mother’s Day gift… spending time with my mother, grandmother, and daughters all in the same day! :)

    • Megan D

      My favorite was my son…..born just days before Mother’s Day!

    • Cruises72

      My best Mother’s Day was when my kids were 12 & 10 and they made me a coupon book with coupons for hugs n kisses etc……..

    • ran

      I gave my mom a wooden block calendar so she can countdown the days until she would become a Grandmother for the 1st time

    • Mercedes

      The unconditional love my four children shower me with. I also enjoy being the queen for a day.

    • Lauren

      Giving my mom a card in the mail.  I was 8 and I secretly slipped it in after I took out the mail from that day. I still remember trying to be secretive and slip it in without her noticing.

    • Sweet Melissa

      took my mom to an all gluten-free restaurant for lunch,  she loved it!

    • Kimberly

      Everything my children have ever made me!

    • CouponMeg

      Not having to cook and clean

    • I received a blue pearl necklace from my husband when we found we were expecting our first child, a boy. It was such an exciting time, since we had tried for so long! :-)

    • 5higgins

      My husband and kids made me hand-print stepping stones.

    • Theaikenparrs

      A hand painted picture my (then) 5 year old made…a portrait of me!

    • Pocohontaswhite

      a scrapbook of photos

    • Theresa

      Anything homemade that my kids have given me!

    • what Barbara said I am shocked that a stay at home mom able to earn $9435 in one month on the computer. did you see this webpage ==>> earn2usd.blogspot.com 

    • Laura Johnson

      Got all 12 of the grandchildren from 3 states to send me, the oldest granddaughter, photos and personalized letters to put into a big scrapbook for my grandmother who had raised me and my 3 brothers.

    • Niddi

      when my dd spend hours cooking a meal for me and the rest of the family and she doesn’t cook :)

    • Susandavislmt

      I love the hand made cards my kids make!

    • heather

      free massage gift card

    • Steph4575

      My favorite ever was some tissue flowers that my daughter made me last year.  She even made a vase for them to go in, and I absolutely LOVE them!

    • Lscheer6

      My Best Mothers Day is being with my children, Thou they are grown, Everyday is like Mothers day when they come visit…….Thou My Mother has passed on i miss her every single Day, not just Mother’s Day……Happy Mother’s Day Mama!

    • nikkers15

      We used to have a brunch on mother’s day at y house with my grandmother, mother, aunt, and sister.  It was such a wonderful way to celebrate the day.

    • Em

      My favorite mother’s day gift is a pair of chaco sandals.  My husband bought them for me 8 years ago  when I was pregnant with our first child.  They have held up better than any other pair of shoes I own (and through 4 more pregnancies after that!).  For “price per wear” they are definitely the best deal I’ve ever gotten on anything!

    • Shelley Hunt

      I received a Kitchen Aid Mixer. I loved it!

    • strice

      Homemade cards! I’ve kept everyone my children made.

    • Ann

      My favorite mother’s day memory is a card my husband gave me my first mother’s day card when I was pregnant with our first child.  I wasn’t expecting it and it really touched my heart.

    • Jea

      I took Mom to a real English Tea Room.  It was an amazingly beautiful place set in an old historic mansion with incredible finger food and tea. 

    • Tiffany Hopper

      Homemade gifts from my children

    • HeatherLeann27

      My best Mothers Day gift, was a few years ago, my Daughter made me breakfast in bed and a beautiful card and hand picked flowers. She was only 6 and it meant so much to me!

    • Mendy

      I received a locket with my son’s birthstone for my first mother’s day

    • Koni

      My mom loved when I gave her roses for Mother’s Day!! So, one year, I didn’t give her roses…I gave purple/white orchids…they were so beautiful…she loved it but still wanted her roses….LOL!

    • Erinknga

      my favorite mothers day gift was a necklace from my son that said “mom”!

    • Fgschofield

      This is my 1st one so I’m excited to see what it will bring.  :)

    • CChamblee

      My son!!! My oldest child was born on mothers day in 1995. It’s hard to believe he’s almost a grown man. We grew up together and mothers day has always been special for both of us b

    • Freestuff4cb

      I love the handmade cards that my children give me.

    • Mel

      I gave my mom a 3 day cruise. 

    • Lorijwight

      My Favorite Mother’s Day gift was the gift certificate for a full day at the spa and then we all went out for steak.  So wonderful!!

    • Jessica T.

      My son colored a mouse pad for me for Mother’s Day which I have used for years!

    • Momof2

      I made necklaces of my daughter’s thumbprint on a heart shaped pendant with her birthstone on it. The real ones were so expensive, I couldn’t afford them.  My mom and Grandma were thrilled to have a homemade and thoughtful keepsake to always remember their grandchild when she was small. 

    • gaylord

      My most treasured Mother’s Day gift really is the mother’s ring that my husband and daughter picked out together for me.

    • Katie

      We always gave Mom a present but then we would also give her three roses. One from daddy, one from my sister, and one from me. It was a sweet tradition.

    • The best Mother’s Day Gift I’ve received would be my kids…but in particular my daughter who was born Mother’s Day Weekend:)  Without my children I would not be a Mom:)  It is the most rewarding and most challenging job I’ve ever had…

    • chrystal bachmann

      A homemade card and a massage gift certificate

    • DianaY19

      When I was 14 ( 19 years ago :) ) I saved up my money and bought a mother’s ring with the birthstones of myself, brother, and sister.  My sister and I were both born in october (pink) and my brother in February (purple) so it made for a very pretty ring.  It meant so much to me to buy my mother something so “fancy” and nice.

    • Andrea T.

      My boys got me a yellow rose bush one year. It is beautiful and every time I see it I think of them.

    • Ann Taylor

      My mom never new her father growing up so my sisters and I spent several months ltrying to locate him.  When we finally found him, we flew him in on Mother’s Day to meet his daughter!  It was the best Mother’s Day evew.

    • natalie

      I think my favorite mother’s day present was when my mom just got to hang out with us. I realized REALLY early on that was what she wanted. A day we all behaved and let her soak in a bath =)

    • MichelleOU

      One year, my best friend and I took our mothers (who are also friends!) to breakfast and then Bingo, one of their favorite pastimes ; )

    • Ccryals1

      Best gift I gave and recieved was just plain TIME with my mom…She lives far from me and that was the best gift.

    • Meganjohnson04

      My husband and boys bought a beautiful rose bush for me – every year it reminds me of them!

    • Jenni-o

      My best mother’s day gift was having my mother present on our wedding day (which was on mother’s day) five years ago.

    • Ranchycy

      I like to receive flowers !!!

    • Sdbrazier

      My favorite mother’s day gift was a card my son made me in preschool. It was my first ever real mother’s day gift.

    • Lynn

      I made a loaf of poppyseed bread for the florist who wears herself out every year making corsages and arrangements for other mothers.

    • Deb

      My mom took my siblings and I on a trip.
      That was pretty cool

    • Noblue39

      My husband buys for me potted flowers every year and plant them in our garden its  growing and growing every year!! 

    • Luzdemivida10

      my kids cards!!!

    • Roxanne

      I always try to get my mother some beautiful flowers and a wonderful card, written with love and warm thoughts. She normally gets one random gift of something she has been wanting as well. This mother’s day is a first for me because I am expecting!

    • Kendra

      A triathlon bag from my kiddos

    • Jennifer Taylor

      I’m a stamper so I love to send hand crafted to cards to my mom and other special mamas in my life!

    • sarah

      My favorite mother’s day gift ever was a homemade scrapbook from my husband with pictures of our babies!  

    • Verra

      My favorite mothers day gift was my daughter, she was born last year on mothers day :)

    • esturm1

      My favorite and most memorable Mother’s Day gift to date was when my husband and son bought me a pair of my favorite trees, Bradford Pears, and then sang me the country song “Tall, Tall Trees.”

    • Lora

      Last year we all chipped in to buy our mom a dog sled ride which she had been wanting to do.

    • Sarahbeth1210

      Last year my husband bought me a smoothie machine and made me breakfast in bed.  It was a good day.  :)

    • Mcollins5

      A tree in memory of the son we lost the month before. 

    • NavyMom

      This year will be the first year I get to spend Mother’s Day with my son since he was born. I am in the military and was always on deployment. Can’t wait to sleep in and snuggle with my lil man (3yrs old).

    • Marjorie Y

      The most memorable gift I’ve given my mom for Mother’s Day was this hideous piggy bank that I bought when I was in second grade.  It was a pond scum green mouse that I spent my allowance on.  But she kept that thing for years and years.  Only a mom can look past the surface to see the love and thought behind the gift. 

    • Angela

      My husband (and our baby)  was supposed to be at work but went in late so he could surprise me with breakfast in bed.

    • Caroline

      I have a beautiful ring with the birthstones of my two boys.  Luckily, there was space left so after baby #3 is born I’ll get another stone added!

    • Jcrcc

      I hand made a brown paper bag scrapbook filled with memories for my mom. She loved it!

    • Lauren

      we got my mom a jar last year with a quote about motherhood for every day…it lasted a year

    • Chandra

      I received a necklace from my kids and husband.

    • Heather

      i haven’t gotten any – this will be my first Mother’s day :)

    • Jackie

      Scrapbook of family memories.

    • Truhlesweet

      Every year, my wonderful husband makes a video of my beautiful and amazing children. Recapping the year in pictures and video. Makes my friends and family so jealous :) I love the personal gift and look forward to mother’s day morning when I get a new DVD. I now have 7 and look forward to when my kids can make them on their own (hopefully)!

    • Tara

      I love the sweet cards my husband helps my daughter make me every year.  They are the best!

    • Penelope2707

      a day of fishing and relaxing ;)

    • Rlb118

      Homemade card with pictures

    • Katy

      I’m a stay at home mom so I never have a day off. Last year my husband gave me a whole day free of taking care of our son so I could do whatever I wanted!

    • Amypturner

      The best Mother’s Day gift came to me three years ago as I was pregnant with our first child, now two and a half.  My husband and amateur photographer took a picture of me, with my blooming belly, in the bright sunshine under a beautiful tree.  I was glowing.  To this day it is my favorite – and his favorite – picture of myself.  Rarely have I ever felt so beautiful and looked so great in a picture.  And I especially loved that my husband acknowledged that I was ALREADY a mother even before Tessa was born to this earth.

    • Couponmomof2cuties

      I love homemade gifts that my two kiddos make for me!

    • Canderson

      Favorite Mother’s Day Gift Given – Made a flower box (4′ x 10′) and filled it with flowers.  

    • Stacy

      My sister and I gave my mom a “grandchildren” necklace with figures of each grandchild and their corresponding birthstone.

    • dawn

      I surprised my mom by going home to see her for mother’s day.  The surprise on her face was priceless.

    • Steward1139

      A Weeping Willow tree planted by our lake.  It definately is a gift that keeps on giving.  I love the beauty and shade it offers!!!!

    • Ro7john

      a handprint made in clay of my kids..and pottery with painted handprints of grandbabies..

    • Christine

      a day of relaxation.

    • Thepierces

      anything my children made

    • Tallol54

      Family dinner with three generations of women speaking of times past and present. Was amazed that there was such a party in the olden days called a kitchen Tonk. Oh how my grandmother laughed as she told on herself.

    • Noshirt_kennyc

      The best gift I received is being a mom and now a grandmother.  Just the look on their faces when they say I love you mom or mimi is all I need.

    • Kewpea

      Having my car cleaned by my kids!

    • Sharon

      My favorite Mothers day “gift” was the one where my kids “took” me to lunch at the best place…..to them…….Mc Donalds :>) It was wonderful.

    • Bjessa

      Im a new mom….can’t wait to get my first one!

    • nwaterbugz

      My best “funny” gift ever was the same card 3 years in a row. My teenage daughter bought me the same one two years in a row. So by the 3rd mothers day it became her quest to find the same card to give me. Thanks Dollar Tree for rotating the stock. The “rerun” stopped after #3!!!!!       :-)

    • Mccaleb

      My daughter and granddaughter gave me a photo of both of them with a grandmother saying on it. It was the best gift ever. My best ever yet is both of my grand  babies the love of my life .They are a gift of life, just there smiles and BIG hugs are the best gift you can ever receive. I have two daughters of my own that will always be my babies and then there is the two little ones that call me NANA!

    • Daniela

      a posterboard with finger paint!

    • Lynn

      Two years ago my son got me two Twilight bracelets because he knew it was my favorite movie

    • Connie

      My best Mother’s Day gift was a handmade card from my son.

    • Donna

      My favorite Mother’s Day gift came several years ago when my boys made flower beds for me and filled them with flowers. I’m still enjoying their labor of love as some of those flowers come back each year.

    • Tarac98

      Anything homemade from my kids

    • Guest

      My favorite gift was a recipe book.

    • Lucianna Farmer

      A juicer from my hubby!

    • Tara H

      One year my mother in law made a “bouquet” using felt that was cut out using my sons’ handprints.

    • Melissa

      My favorite gift is a diamond XO necklace my daughter picked out.

    • Sue H

      A card and a picture my daughter made for me. Shes do creative and been the best blessing I have ever gotten. So lucky I got to be her mom:)

    • Pcolablue

      my favorite was when I gave my Mother a collection of pictures, in frames, of the family over several years…

    • Suzannetaylor729

      The best mother’s day gift that I’ve given was to my sister.  I took her 18 month old for pictures and surprised her with the prints.  The best gift that I received was a day “off” to spend with my own mom.

    • Nadineyathali

      My fav. mothers day gift is fresh flowers with breakfast in bed form my boys. They love to spoil me with cuddles and kisses to help wake me up, I am not a morning person so this means a lot to me.

    • Shebella30

      The favorite gift I’ve given is to my mom.  She got a 2 day weekend vacation to her favorite spot……the casino..

    • S James2323

      when i was young i gave my mother her own broche, she acted like it was the most beautiful thing ever and so i gave it to her every year. she finally gave it to me on my first Mothers Day.lol

    • Countrymancoupons

      Twelve years ago, my very first mothers day with my son, my husband made me a card with my son’s handprints in it.  Now, every year, all three of my children have continued the tradition with all of their handprints.  I look forward to my handmade cards and how their handprints grow from year to year.  Means the world to me!

    • Cheryl W.

      Favorite Mother’s Day gift given is an updated picture of me and my siblings. And the best Mother’s Day gift recieved is an updated picture of my 2 boys who are now young men.

    • Cindy

      The best gifts were the ones my children made me! I still have each one and my children are now adults.

    • Kathy

      Having all my kids with me — even if it means making the lunch that day :)

    • LA Henson

      My favorite mother’s day gift I have received is by far my daughter!!  I have two precious sons and a girl was just icing on the cake…born on MOther’s Day Weekend 2009!! :)

    • Katie

      I loved the handprinted placemat my son made in school. It’s a typical mother’s day present from a 6 yr. old, but it was special to me.

    • Hrifkin

      The best gifts are the homemade ones my boys make

    • Jen

      My favorite was a new bike and a day of family bike riding

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    • sandra

      I think it will be this year I am taking my mom to the Biltmore House for the 1st time.

    • Kendall

      The best gift I gave my mom was ME! :)

    • pam p.

      I love love love the paper flower my son made me!

    • Sherry

      Homemade cards from my kids.

    • Kim

      I went into labor on Mother’s Day 8 yrs ago, but had my first daughter the next day. The best gift I gave Mom was watching her first grandchild’s birth!

    • Grace

      My favorite Mother’s Day gift was a simple card telling me with a hand-written note from my son telling me all the reasons why he loved me so much.

      • Grace

         oops, sorry for the repeated “telling me”, “telling me”

    • Suzy

      my 1st mothers day, the day care my son attended made all the moms a little flower made from their child’s handprint and this picture frame with a photo of their child. I’m a teacher and make stuff like that all the time in my classroom, but since it was my 1st mother’s day craft, it always hold a special place in my heart

    • mvknight05

      My fiancé always gets flowers for me from the kids!

    • Amy

      Last year my two oldest children (with my husband’s help) bought me a pretty necklace – with their own money.  I love to wear it.

    • Abrileysaving

      I love the homemade cards that my boys have made.

    • Jessanda23

      Best gift this mother’s day -i’ll be 27 weeks pregnant with my first baby.

    • Jennifer

      My first mother’s day with my husband I was childless as I had miscarried our baby months before. I had no thought to the day for myself because I wasn’t a ‘mother’. I was completely surprise when my husband showed up with a beautiful 14 kt necklace and pendant of an angel inside a heart. It’s one of my most treasured possessions.

    • Fallaya

      My little girl gave me a beautiful hand-drawn picture…very sweet.  Best gift ever!!

    • Jillcoupon

      A sweet day of pampering by my family complete with massage and pedicure!

    • Arupert

      I gave my Mom a picture collage of all of her grandkids and she loved it!

    • Arupert

      I gave my Mom a picture collage of all of her grandkids and she loved it!

    • RachaelLowry

      My husband does his best to make me feel extra special on mother’s day, but I can’t wait for the little crafts my toddlers will make when they are older and in school!

    • Ckladd

      A relaxing day at the beach! I didn’t even have to pack lunch!

    • Jrbcwa

      I love getting roses to plant in my yard.

    • JulsB20

      I love my mother’s birthstone ring that I received

    • Johnson

      My husband gave me a Willow Tree figurine for my first Mother’s Day

    • VP22

      My favorite gift was a pair of K-Swiss sneakers. My son was in high school and had just gotten his first job. He bought those for me and was so proud that he could buy something for his mom.

    • ToriH.

      I always make something for my mom and cook her breakfast. And I found out that she’s kept everything I made since I was a kid. I love my mom. =]

    • S_eretrya

      My favorite Mother’s Day gift I’ve ever given was this year’s gift (a little early).  I commissioned a custom-made copper and sterling pendant and chain for my mother.  It was made by a new friend of mine and it was the most personal gift I’ve managed to come up with yet.  My mom loved it!

    • Michael B.

      The best Mother’s Day gift I ever gave my mom was moving back to my hometown so that she can be with her first grandbaby.

    • Khlc

      Vera!!

    • Paughn

      My most favorite gift I gave my mother for mothers day was a memory book that recaptured my most favorite and memorable childhood/teen/adult memories with her. I included pictures and momentos, and ended it with “to be continued….many more memories to come!” I hate to see her cry but oh how it touched my heart. She said she had forgotten so many things, was amazed that the simple things meant so much. I can’t wait to make another for her from her grandchild!

    • Heather

      My favorite gift given to me by my hubby was a beautiful Willow Tree figurine. I LOVE them so much and sadly our 3 year old accidentally knocked it off the top of our entertainment center and broke it. Hoping for another one this year. :)

    • Melissa

      My favorite is a gold pair of cylinder shaped earrings that my daughter got me a few years ago.  LOVE them!

    • Wendy James

      The best Mother’s Day Gift I gave was to my Mom when she was around 50 years old and I was 30 years old. It was a small book that I wrote for her entitled “Life Lessons from Mom.” It was 50 pages long, and on each page it had as the title the “Lesson” I had learned from her. Below each “Lesson”, I wrote a paragraph describing my memories about how she had taught that particular lesson to me, including my thoughts along with some humerous memories. A few of the lessons included: “How to Vacuum”, “How to Set the Table Properly”, “How to Shop Quickly”, “How to say ‘Hello’ in a Southern Voice”, “How to eat Chocolate Frequently”, “How to Shuck, Clean and Put Up Corn”, and “The Importance of Going to Church”, just to name a few. I took photos of flowers and butterflies with my camera and put a photo on each page. I included Bible verses on many of the pages that in some way related to the topic. I laminated the cover and had a print shop bind it with their special stapler. I made a copy for her, and for me. It was a very special gift to Mom and also for me.

    • DDavis88

      Almost 23 years ago I brought home my sweet “surprise” baby boy! All 3 sonograms said GIRL but on Mother’s Day we came home with a sweet baby boy. 

    • Mthomas

      My kids always make me these wonderful cards.  They are very heart warming

    • Gracieann2004

      My favorite and best gift for Mothers Day was the birth of my daughter on May,08 1994. She was the first born on Mothers Day that year in our town and the nurses and the hospital gave me and her both lots of gifts that morning. She was a very special gift {from above} to me and my husband  as I had had a miscarriage the year before.

    • Tarashanko

      My favorite Mother’s Day was two years ago when my husband and three daughters turned our unfinished basement in to a spa retreat. They set up little stations and took turns pampering me. I had my hair “styled”, a pedicure, my make-up done and they ended my day with a play about how special I was.

    • Julz_a_99

      My Favorite gift was 3 roses representing the birth of our 3 babies, triplets the first year I was a mom. :) 

    • Glo_Bug

      My favorite Mother’s Day gift from my son and daughter was when they were younger, a bowl of soggy cereal and home made cards as an early morning surprise.  Their cooperation and thoughtfulness was so heart-warming!

    • Mherrin5

      A ring that my husband give me one year. I will always love it:)

    • tuemai

      My son. I became a mother for the first time on Mother’s Day.

      • Charmainepinto

         JUST BEAUTIFUL!

    • Amanda

      My favorite mother’s day gift was a mom heart charm inscribed with my daughter’s birthdate.

    • cmcraw

      A hand decorated coffee mug with drawings of the entire family, pets included! Still have it to this day, 16 years later.

    • Sweetk3346

      I always write my mother a warm and heartfelt card about how much I love her and appreciate everything she has done for me. But words can never really express my love for my mother. And when I became a mom myself, that love grew so much stronger and deeper.

    • LindaAnne

      A lovely ring my guys gave me several Mother’s Days ago.  = )

    • Chels31586

      I have only been a mom for 2 years now. My first ever Mother’s day gift was from my mother in law which was a photo book of the birth of my son. I love it :)

    • Andtl

      My son made a hook out of some old would he found. He nailed them together and wrote Happy Mother’s Day with a magic marker.

    • I gave my mom a heart pendant.

    • Angela M.

      My daughter painted a plate and drew pictures on it and said, “Happy Mother’s Day! I love you mommy!” on it…the best gifts are the homemade ones especially when the kids are young!

    • Happythoughtsunlimited

      My favorite gift was a group of hand made cards from each of my 4 young children. The sweet notes, (inclusive of backward letters), with special paintings and drawings was such a treasure.

    • guest

      My most memorable mothers day gift was last year when, my 2 grown daughters, presented me with a memoriable custom made canvas print of reprints of my mama, daddy and myself when I was young and their engagement picture. My daddy has been gone for 20 years and my mama is in very poor health. The canvas and pictures are black and white with the saying says “You should have seen it in COLOR”. In addition to this a framed picture was given to my mama of the same for her room in the nursing home. Oh how previous the 2 girls are to me and my husband. Im crying just writing this.

    • Pan_102

      A Magic Wand (hand-held scanner)!

    • My daughters are now 38,35 and 31.  The best Mother’s day gifts were their handmade cards and handmade crafts.  I still have all of them and once in awhile I’ll pull them out and look at them.  They have dates on them.  I miss those times.  Now the grandchildren are making handmade cards and crafts for Mother’s day and my birthdays.  Priceless.

    • Chattytn2

      My husband made me a DVD with all the grandkids and him lip-syncing some of my favorite songs.  It was great!

    • Highguy72

      I gave my Mom and Mom in law both A Charmed Memories bracelet and put colored charms and Best Mom charms on them.I ended up being the Awesome Son and Son in law that year.I’m lucky to be as close to my Mom in law as I am with my Mom.Happy Mothers Day!

    • Cathycm195

      My favorites was a 3 lb. box of really good chocolates and it came as a total surprisse.

    • Karen

      My son bought me a locket with “Mumz” inscribed on the back.  He also included a card saying he loved me.  This coming from a moody teenager was very special.  Made me feel like I had my affectionate little boy back.

    • Rhoadesaa

      Handnade cards!

    • lillusurillo

      The best gift was probably on my 1st Mother’s Day. My mom died years before and my husband got me a locket that said “mom”. It had room for two pictures so my husband put a picture of our newborn son and a picture of my mom.

    • Ashley

      I started my mother in law a charm braclet from my son a few years ago.

    • Patmorgan2

      New pictures of my grandchildren and their family – never can have too many!

    • Holly

      My boys made tiles with there handprints on them a few yrs ago and i just love them..They are teenagers now and i have them hanging up and i look at them daily and marvel at the young men they have become

    • Afretz1

      A hand made framed finger paintring from my then 3 year old!

    • Jeannies Armstrong

      This will be my first Mother’s Day. Hubby says he has a gift already, but will make me wait.

    • Nikkipel

      My children!

    • Lisaree2

      This year I am giving my mom a framed sonogram picture of the baby I am pregnant with.  Its my first and she is sooo excited!

    • lynch

      My mom has always gone beyond for me and my sister, even more so since I became ill.  As a surprise we arranged to get her a day off from work and “kidnap” her to spend Mother’s Day Weekend at the Biltmore in Ashville.  It was the first time in a very long time that we were able to do something that celebrated all she is without having to deal with work or illness.  It was a great weekend.

    • Teresa

      a mother’s ring

    • Merry

      Roses, after being recognized as the youngest mom in the group!

    • Thobi74

      Handmade cards from my sons when they were little.

    • Sdabney25

      This is my first Mother’s Day so I am just blessed to have my little girl! The favorite gift I gave was a trip to the spa for my mother who always worked so hard!

    • Jennifer

      My iPad..

    • Liz

      I gave my mom the coolest frilly pink sandles and a hard copy of The Help

    • Wendy

      One year my husband surprised me by writing out a list for me called, “Some of the Wonderful Things I Cherish About You.”  Not only did he write it out, but he found someone to hand stitch the list onto beautiful fabric and then had it matted and framed. When I opened it and began to read it, I was thinking that he had bought it, but then I read each of my daughter’s names and the things that he saw me doing to influence them.  It was precious and still makes me teary eyed when I remember it.  By far the best gift I have ever received.

    • Koyalberta

      Blessed to be a mom!

    • KarenCanup

      Each year my husband and girls make me Mothers Day cards with paint, glitter and stickers. For my mom, each year I make her a photo calendar with her Grandaughters pictures in it. She looks forward to it each year.

    • destinflorida

      I am not a mom yet, but my mom is my best friend and even though I don’t always have the money to give her everything, she is always so very happy! 

    • Jpvedder

      Probably the breakfast my husband and son made on my first mother’s day. :)

    • Sherri

      The best gift ever has to be homemade cards from the kids with what they think our family looks like. Quite cute!

    • heather

      After alot of thinking, I would have to say the handmade cards & gifts mean more to me than the store bought ones. Money really does NOT buy everything!!!

    • Amy

      I love giving my mom spa gift cards. She never takes time for herself and it’s fun to see her enjoy that.

    • Kristina

      Handmade gifts are the way to go!

    • $SavinMom

      My favorite gift I ever gave my mother was a photo book of all of the times we spent together throughout the years. It documented all of those special things we did together over the years and she LOVED it!

    • $SavinMom

      My favorite gift I ever gave my mother was a photo book of all of the times we spent together throughout the years. It documented all of those special things we did together over the years and she LOVED it!

    • Tcgirl11

      A card my daughter made me when she was 3 years old. My mom traced her hand on the card and she colored, drew pictures, and put stickers all over the card.

    • Diana_mcadams

      A flower pot that my son made in kindergarden, I love it, I use it on my desk to hold pens since I have a black thumb and couldn’t keep the flower alive

    • Sharo

      Both of my children are adopted.  But my daughter was born right at Mothers Day.  She is by far the best gift ever!

    • Struckdeals

      Last year I was 9 months pregnant with my second on Mother’s Day.  My husband took pictures of my oldest and I.  There is one with him kissing my tummy and I LOVE it!

    • lreedy

      My husband always remembers Mother’s Day. I’ve been given lots of cards and nice dinners. But my favorite memory is the year my oldest daughter came home from pre-school with all her handmade gifts for me. I still have these in a box, along with things I’ve been given from my other 2 children!

    • mom of 3

      A little girl charm for my charm bracelet!

    • Gamecockgirl

      My Mom loves pictures so she was thrilled when I gave her for Mother’s day, a canvas picture of my hubby and me 

    • Melissad2

      Becoming a mother is the best Mothers Day gift of all!  

    • Stephanie

      My favorite gift was a necklace my husband gave me when I was expecting our first child!

    • Jackie

      Last year a got a weed eater with the promise from my son that he would be the official weedeater!  My lawn has never looked so good!

    • hb4e

      What a great idea – I had not thought about getting something at Cracker Barrel – love that part – and the food is great too!

    • Thompson618

      my kids made me a card and cooked me breakfast in bed with a flower on the tray. I was a single mother and they found a way to make that day very special for me.

    • Cassidy

      The best gift I ever gave, was to my Aunt, because it was her first mothers day and she had just adopted a baby boy, because she was unable to have children. I got her a baby rattle Pandora charm !

    • Jaylene Scott

      My gift was my sweet little girl.  We tried for 7 years to get a baby, and were blessed with her through adoption.

    • Alissabeth

      The best gift I’ve received is just enjoying my miracle babies! No card or gift could ever amount to what the gift of my children means! The best I’ve given was an amazing pendant I won over a radio contest for my mom when I was about 13…I had to write a letter about how much she meant. That was pretty neat!

    • Efritz

      The best gift I received was from my husband last year. It was my first mothers day. He bought us a small Japanese cherry tree to plant and we all made hand prints in concrete stepping stones with the year. It was so thoughtful and fun to see even one year later how big my little boy is getting!

    • Tatekat

      The best Mother’s Day gift I ever received was last year when my husband and I went on a cruise for my first Mother’s Day when I was pregnant with our son!

    • Leah Berrong

      My favorite gift is breakfast in bed with the entire family pitching in to make it! :)

    • kim79ga

      Mine was a handmade card from my son when he was in elementary school that had a picture of a candle on the front and said “you light up my life”…made me cry.

    • Athenaeastridge

      I woke up on Mother’s Day to my then 3yr old staring at me nose-to-nose. She said this is the day I get to tell you I love you! I cried.

    • Srhtabor

      I have a 13 mth old so I have to say last year was the best because I had just had her. you cant beat being a new mother on your first mothers day

    • LisaG85

      My daughters uploaded pictures of themselves and wrote a poem to go along with the pictures.  Love them!

    • MomOf2!

      My absolute best Mother’s Day gift might sound silly, but it’s the best gift I’ve ever received!  My husband and I were remodeling a house we had bought and I wanted to put our children’s handprints in the sidewalk.  My husband was completely againsit it b/c of resale purposes.  I was out of town the week before mother’s day when they poured the cement for the sidewalk and when I came home Saturday, I had my two precious babies handprints in the sidewalk, with Happy Mother’s Day engraved.  It reminds me each and every day of how precious my time with them is as they grow so fast!

    • Laura Marie

      My favorite mother’s day gift was that was the best gift in the entire world was when my son was born!

    • Gayle Cason

      My favorite gift was from my daughter who gave me a diamond cross necklace for mother’s day; I am adopted, but my bio mother always wore a cross. She passed away before I got to meet her. And now I wear my necklace every day.

    • kb

      6 years ago when I found out I was pregnant on Mother’s Day!

    • Akaufman

      When I was served breakfast in bed by my children!

    • jay

      my mom loves fresh cut flowers-they smell so good in her house

    • Ashlee Taylor

      I give my mom her favorite perfume every year. She loves it and when she wears it, it reminds her of me as we live several states apart now. I bought some for myself too so I would always be thinking of her. :)

    • Jennifer

      I received a hand-painted coffee mug that my children painted. It is great.

    • Sally B.

      My favorite gifts were when my boys were small and wrote little books on what they loved about me.  My favorite has always been “she pretty”.

    • A Floyd

      I love getting hand written notes and cards from my girls.  They are special because they write them from their hearts…..

    • Donna

      A rose bush that blooms every year. :)

    • Julie

      My daughter, Emily who is turning 10 on May 4th, it is my favorite Mother’s Day gift ever. Plus, all the precious hand-drawn cards with cute saying from the kids as they were growing up, now my teenager just says Happy Mother’s Day.

    • Squirrellyec

      My husband made a card with the kids and gave it to me. We don’t normally make a big deal out of mother’s or father’s day, so I felt extra special that he took that time for me.  

    • Jmclaren14

      I think one of the best gifts I have ever given my mom- were some red chili pepper lights that hang up out on her deck. She gets so much joy from them! Who would have known?!

    • Carol B

      I am an avid gardener.  I received a set of tools that I still use today.

    • Wagnercoupons

      giving my mom and mother in law a mothers ring

    • Tooeyhx

      My all time favorite mother’s day gift was my son. He was born only a few hours after Mother’s Day, and every few years we get lucky enough to celebrate together. This year in fact we get to have bday and mother’s day on the same day. :)

    • Clara

      My favorite Mothers Day gift was on my first Mothers Day. I got 2 gerbera daisies. Which is my favorite flower. I planted them and I they still bloom in the spring/summer time.

    • Lori

      flowers and breakfast in bed

    • Stacey

      My best mothers day present was a beaded necklace from my son, and not the cheap plastic beads that kids normally use, but the nice nice beads from the craft store that my husband had bought and he’d used my beading tools to make it.  I was so impressed!  They were truely after my heart!

    • Machelle

      My favorite gift I have gotten is a home made card from my girls who just turned 4. They did it all by themselves with no help from their daddy. 

    • Artsyeros

      I love all the things my four children bring home for me from school for Mother’s Day :) Just yesterday, my Kindergartener told me he made me something special, but he couldn’t tell me what it was. I can’t wait! <3

    • Jessi Grace

      My sweet little baby has to be the greatest gift ever!

    • CrazyMomOf11

      I gave my mom a locket, with mom written on the outside.

    • Raven Wildharber

      I took my mom to see the menopause the musical.  She laughed so hard.  It was a treat for us both!

    • Mjgilley777

      I gave my mom and myself a new baby!!  My son Grant was born on Mother’s day last year.  What a wonderful surprise!

    • Christopher L Pierce

      I gave my mom flowers!
       

    • Lisabriskey

      I love that the boys let me sleep in on Mothers Day! Ahh sweet sleep!

    • Delaneyg17

      My husband gave me a card when I was pregnant with our first child, just simply “I can’t wait to see what a great mother you’ll be”

    • Robert Womack

      On my second attempt, I found the woman of my dreams.  We were married in Jamaica under a waterfall in Feb 2008 and signed the papers on our first home the Friday before mothers day 3 months later.  Add a dog and two beautiful babies to mix and we have had an amzazing few years.  She deserves the world!

    • Laurake11

      One year I gave my mom a spa gift certificate. She got her hair cut, massage, nails done and she loved it!

    • Djohnson272

      My favorite Mother’s Day gifts are the handwritten letters from my children.  One is now in college and the other is almost 16.  They grow up so fast and I want to cherish every moment I have with them.  This will be the first Mother’s Day I have without my mother who passed away in September of 2012.

    • M_lee55

      My husband and I have been together for 6 years and when I had our daughter, he gave me my first card from him for Mother’s Day. Finally got one and it was the best one he could give!

    • Sunningmyself2

      My favorite Mother’s Day gift was a poem written by my son.

    • I gave my mother an endless love necklace by Jane Seymour! Her favorite gift I’ve ever given!

    • KARENMARKS

      The best Mother’s Day gift I ever received was 14 years ago when I gave birth to my son!

    • Ken

      Child made jewelery

    • Wowformisty

      My first Mother`s day as a Mom, my hubby gave me a beautiful heart shaped necklace that was a mom and a baby molded into the heart. Love love love it.

    • CoopDaFrog

      Our family each created personalized journals for mom – she loves to write sermon notes, journal during her quiet time, etc.  Now every time she fills one up, she can open a new one with a new set of images and memories from a family member.

    • The most favorite gift I ever gave was one year I gave my mother a trip for me and her to NY to see Matthew Broderick and Nathan Lane in the Odd Couple. and we stayed at the Waldorf.  It was a great mommy daughter trip.

    • Brittany

      The best Mother’s Day gift I ever got was a professional foot massage.

    • Mickey

      My girls gave me a trip to Charleston one weekend with them.  It was really special. 

    • Rebecca

      This year I’m giving my mom and my mother in law a mug with my children on it (the newest grand baby girl my mother in law has not seen since she was 3 days old!). I think it’s my favorite idea yet. :)

    • Norlene

      One year I received this little plaque with my grandson’s hand prints on it and his name & date engraved on it.  It was so sweet.

    • Adriane

      Last Mother’s Day was my first.  My daughter was born on May 5th, and my favorite mother’s day present was getting to go home from the hospital!

    • Nrcp1978

      My favorite Mothers Day Gift has always been the love of my children.  I do not get actual gifts cause we can not afford them. However just having my kids and knowing how much they love me has always been enough for me.

    • Joyce

      Suprising Mom with an unannounced visit when we live 800 miles apart.

    • Amynycol

      My baby was born about 3 days before my first mothers day, my husband got me an engraved jewlrey box with a photo of my baby in the photo slot.  It will be cherished the rest of my life.

    • Sheenabsb

      My favorite was pictures my boys make for me when they were little!!

    • Trisha

      Locket with my daughters baby picture in it.

    • guest

      Hanging Fuscia basket from my son while still in high school!!!!!!!!!!!!  Had one ever year since then!!!!  So special!!!!

    • Hydrangeaplace

      A picture my son made with his handprints as flowers.  It’s framed and on my wall and I smile at it every day!

    • Proudlyamom

      A figurine my husband picked out of my son and I.

    • Bygodsmercy

      My two sons when they were 10 and 14; I was going through chemo treatment for breast cancer; each of them hand wrote a letter to me.  I still have those notes.

    • Bygodsmercy

      My two sons when they were 10 and 14; I was going through chemo treatment for breast cancer; each of them hand wrote a letter to me.  I still have those notes.

    • Amanda C

      I cherish the cards that I get every year…my son and my husband get me one each year, and even though our daughter is in heaven, my husband writes one out from her each Mother’s Day..so precious to me!

    • Amanda C

      I cherish the cards that I get every year…my son and my husband get me one each year, and even though our daughter is in heaven, my husband writes one out from her each Mother’s Day..so precious to me!

    • Rich

      I gave my Mother a necklace that had boy and girl charms on it with all of her grandkids names engraved on each. I also gave her a picture of all the grandkids and had them sign the mat around the picture.

    • Troop949

      My oldest is 3, so I haven’t been a mom for long (LOL), but he “made” a cute Mother’s Day gift at his daycare back when he was 1.  It’s a flower pot, with his picture glued onto the flower.  I still have it sitting on top of the dresser in my bedroom, 2 years later!  :-)

    • Gnormyle

      My favorite Mother’s Day present is from my son when he was 6. He is turning 31 this month. I still have it on my desk to this day. It is a handmade by him It is a clay stamp in the shape of a heart that also serves as a paper holder. I love it and hope it lasts forever.

    • Gnormyle

      My favorite Mother’s Day present is from my son when he was 6. He is turning 31 this month. I still have it on my desk to this day. It is a handmade by him It is a clay stamp in the shape of a heart that also serves as a paper holder. I love it and hope it lasts forever.

    • Kricket

      I love giving personalized cards! With old photos!

    • My daughter always picks me dandelions and other little flowers. Wish I had just a little bitty vase that I could actually put them in. Jewelery always works well too, cant go wrong there!

    • I love love when I get an edible arrangement!

    • My favorite Mother’s day gift is spending the day at my parents house fishing in their pond with husband, kids, and parents. 

    • Jessica

      The best gift is always breakfast in bed with their hand writtten cards!

    • The best mothers day gift i have recieved so far was a mixer, lol.!!! and some candles my boys picked out themselves :)

    • JenY

      A pencil portrait of my two little boys! :)

    • ShanonR

      After waiting to be a mother for 7 years, my husband and I adopted our two precious sons from Russia last year. As we had only been home for 3 months with our boys last year and pretty much broke from adoption expenses. I had told my husband I had the best gifts God could ever get me so ne need to buy anything…we just didn’t need to spend the money. On Mother’s day, he surprised me with a little music box that he had bought while we were in Russia. I still have no idea how he got it home without me finding it.

    • Kim

      The best mother’s day gift a have received so far is a picture of my son eating ice cream at the age of 3 with a hand print and poem in a frame.

    • KTL

      Best ever was meatloaf dinner…I was pregnant and it was all I wanted! 

    • Servantsheart7

      The best mothers day gift I have gotten was from my 2 yr old (he is 5 now). He made a potted flower holder at a home improvement store, painted it an everything. No one told him he was supposed to give it to me for mothers day but he wanted to all on his own. What a sweet boy!

    • R_kirkwood1213

      My favorite Mother’s day gift was the year Annsley was born!

    • Bria Drotar

      My pizza stone is the best Mother’s Day gift ever. I like to tease my family that they love to give a gift that encourages me to work harder, but the truth is I love to cook for them!

    • Jgunter742

      entertainment center w/ built in fake fireplace that heats the room

    • kar

      My best Mother’s day present was when my children made me breakfast all by themselves  and treated me like a queen for a day.

    • Lisa

      A rose bush that I received on my first Mother’s Day. It is still beautiful 19 years later.

    • Amlecraw

      My favorite Mother’s Day gift was the car my husband got for me when I was still pregnant with our first child. It was so special!

    • Amlecraw

      Haha! That was supposed to say CARD. I wish it had been a car! :)

    • Jebryant82

      A pillow my daughter made me with 3 things she was going to do to show me love on Mother’s day.  She even put “rub your feet” on there.  So sweet!

    • Jana

      For my first mother’s day my husband planted me a garden filled with vegetables and herbs.  It was the best garden!  My son was only a few months old so he didn’t help too much.

    • Proud Mum

      We took my mother to the beach and then took some great photos.  I then unsed modge podge to “spread the photo” onto the wooden frame.  So I had 1 5X7 to fit inside the frame, and then a larger photo printed andcut to fit on the wooden frame to “extend” the picture.  She still has it displayed in her living room.

    • Suenickb

      my son drove from cleveland,oh to where i live in cameron,nc. and surprised me that was the best mothers day gift ever…

    • WarEagle

      I’m not mom yet, but my favorite gift to my mom was a facial and massage.  She never takes time for herself and really enjoyed the pampering.  

    • Naenae248

      My husband made me a “coupon” worth a day free from him and the kids!  It had a picture of them and a big red X over it.  It was cute, but I never redeemed it :)

    • Amanda

      I always enjoy sending a card to my mother in law, as well as my own mother!

    • Elizabeth

      Two years ago at school, my daughter made me a pin for Mother’s Day and I still wear it!

    • Mischelle

      My favorite mother’s day gift is a stone paver with my daughter’s hand and footprints that she and her grandma made and gave to me!

    • Sarah

      I love to get hugs and a homemade card!

    • Tammyla

      my first mother’s day (3 years ago)  my husband gave me a glider rocker for our upcoming baby boy in august.

    • Sford

      I gave my mother a recipe scrapbook with photos and recipes from her mother and grandmother.  She loved it.

    • Kayla

      I set up a whole photo ‘memory wall’ for my Mom in her living room and surprised her with it. The hard part was finding a way to ‘wrap’ the wall for her to unwrap!

    • Christy_hall55

      My favorite gift was a porch swing tow of my sons made for me

    • Laura

      I have only been a mother for a year so I haven’t gotten a gift yet!!

    • Kdblpn2002

      It was always hard to surprise my mom for mothers day. She would always guess her gift or find it whereever we hid them. One week before mothers day my brother, sister, and myself went to pick out her gifts. My sister wanted to buy her slippers because she didn’t want my mom to have cold feet. We kept telling her it was a dumb gift but she insisted. Finally we caved into my sister and got my mother slippers and a robe. That night at dinner my mother started trying to guess what her gift was. She began with the question can l cook in it. We said yea cause she could wear it and cook. She started guessing obvious thongs like pots and pans…we kept saying no. She continued to try to guess all week to no avail. On mothers day she opened her gift and was surprised for the first time. My sister was thrilled. She had chosen the gift that had stumped my mom. The following March my sister died. So every year since then I buy my mom slippers for mothers day so we can always remember that one mothers day that we all had together. The one that made my sister so happy..and the one where we learned you can cook in slippers.

    • My favorite gift is a small photo locket of my 2 little boys. I treasure it

    • Wendy19982003

      My favorite Mother’s Day gift was a homemade card from my little girl along with a bag of my favorite Cracker Barrel coffee!!

    • April V

      I love the little handprints I’ve gotten that were made of plaster of paris! Homemade gifts are the best.

    • Amber

      My favorite Mother’s Day gift so far has got to be a pair of diamond stud earrings my husband gave me last year.

    • Odessa

      A day off from all duties

    • Erika

      Hugs and kisses in bed from my little ones… this is my first year with both my boys, so I am super excited for the sloppy kisses!

    • Curlyqcatherine

      A frame from cracker barrel that read Four Generations and a pic of me, my daughter, mother and grandmother.

    • Lauren

      My favorite gift that I am giving will be this year.  We found out this week that my mom’s hysterectomy got rid of her endometrial cancer so I ordered a onesie for my nephew that says My Grandmother is my Hero, Endometrial Cancer Awareness.  I also bought her some buttons and a magnet!

    • jessica

      My husband fixed me breakfast on mothers day directly after we had our first child and it was the sweetest thing especially since our little one was only 6 weeks old

    • Deb

      We gave my mother a beautiful mother’s ring a few years ago. She loves it.

    • maryoneday

      My husband cooked dinner AND did the dishes for me one year and my boy’s picked me a bouquet of flowers.

    • Kelly

      Of course I love to unwrap gifts that are beautifully wrapped, BUT, my favorite gift is love and appreciation from my two wonderful children and husband!

    • Dana

      My favorite gift was the handmade card with our 2 yr old sons handprints.

    • Natashafreeman61

      My best Mother’s Day gift was finding out back in May of 2010 that I was pregnant with our son. After loosing identical twins the year before, he is a blessing to us. That was the best gift I could of ever received. He was born by c-section on December 31 2010. His name is Hunter Thomas. 

    • Tomalynne

      My favorite mother’s day gift was my daughter. She was born just after mother’s day last year.

    • Sara

      My sister and I made my mom breakfast in bed.  She loved it!

    • beachbumxfive

      My favorite Mother’s Day gift was my daughter.  I was in labor on Mother’s Day and she was born 2 hours after… best Mother’s Day ever!

    • djms65

      I wasn’t blessed to have kids. So, my Mom says hers would be the birth of my baby sister on Mother’s Day 1978. We were blessed to only have her 24 yrs before cancer took her away.  But, for my entire family she will always be the best Mother’s Day gift ever!!

    • Juliagoldie

      My favorite gift is a ring with my three children’s birthstones. Actually got it for Christmas but it will count for Mother’s Day!

    • buddybabs

      My favorite Mother’s day gift was a bracelet with both my boys’ names on it :)

    • Jsings115

      My favorite mother’s day gift is my kids. each and every one of them!

    • keilah

      I’ve only had 2 Mother’s Days so far but my favorite gift was when my husband surprised me by having my parents come babysit and taking me downtown to try a new fancy restaurant.

    • Couponangel86

      My favorite was an herb garden made by my husband and son.

    • Tntdean

      my fav. mother’s day gifts are usually the ones my son makes for me at school or somewhere to give me :o)

    • Tara Wimberly

      I always love my little handprints from my 3 sweet babies! 

    • Heidi

      I got beautiful flowers from my husband delivered to me while I was away from home:)

    • Liz Pak

      The best Mother’s Day gift I ever gave was $500 to my mom. I saved and saved from my freelance gigs and just wanted her to know how much I appreciated all the sacrifices you made as a single mom. She freaked out like she won the lotto.

    • Corleye1

      The best mother’s day gift I gave my mom was to come home from college and surprise her on mother’s day. :)

    • Stephanie

      Mother’s Day 2008, I gave my mother a tiny t-shirt that said “Grandma thinks I’m priceless.”  This is how we told her she was going to be a grandmother for the 1st time.  Mother’s day 2010, we dressed our daughter up in a t-shirt from Cracker Barrel that said “Proud to BEE the Big Sister”  This is how we told her she was going to be a grandmother for a second time.  :o)  So, my favorite mother’s day gift(s) that I have given would have to be the news of grandchildren!

    • dolson

      My favorite Mothers Day was breakfast in bed by my husband and daughters, then picnic at the park.  

    • phred84044

      I enjoy giving my wife Mother’s Day gifts that are made by the kids.  She always seems to enjoy those the most!

    • Ms Capps

      My favorite Mothers Day is just a day out with my mom sis and grandma… I love girls days out like that, we dont get them often enough!

    • Erika

      My favorite gifts are the ones that my kids made with their handprints.

    • Barbara

      My first child was born the day before Mother’s Day 21 years ago. I got to celebrate my first before I was even a mom for a full 24 hours. That was honestly the best gift I could ever receive!

    • Addeziel

      My son walked on my first mother’s day…best gift ever!

    • Cmccurry

      My favorite Mother’s Day gift that we gave our Mom, was when we made her feel like a queen. We cooked her favorite foods, made a crown, the grandkids composed poems about queens.

    • Jamie

      My son’s school puts on a Mother’s Day program for the first graders.  I don’t think there was a dry eye in the place.  This was three years ago and I remember it like it was yesterday.  This year my daughter is a first grader and will be participating.  I can’t wait.

    • Sue Kelchner

      One Mother’s Day me and my kids gave my mom a notebook that we made for her.  We had a page for every letter of the alphabet and thought of words that began with that letter that described her and I wrote a little something about her using those words and the words I didnt’ use we put randomally on the page and added pictures or clip art to the pages.  We also added a picture of anyone in our family with the name that started with the letter we were working on.  It was fun for us to do and she loved it. 

    • Barb

      I loved making my Mom breakfast in bed with flowers on the tray and seeing her get excited over the homemade gifts that I made just for her.  I miss her every day, but especially on Mother’s Day

    • Mcdaniel502

       My best mother’s day is every mother’s day…. I don’t have one stand out over another. They seem very proud, grateful, and sincere when they hug me and tell me Happy Mother’s Day. Each year they do something, but its that part that is always my favorite.

    • Del

      Breakfast in bed with hand written cards

    • Tarheel

      The best Mother’s Day present I gave my mom was to graduate from college.  I was lucky enough to have parents to help put me through college even with the extra burden of there being four kids in the family. 

    • brandi

      Angel Magnets that my hubby made with our children’s faces on them.  creative and cute!

    • Alice

      A day without cooking!

    • My son wrote me a note for mother’s day when he was four. It read “Mom you are beautiful like a flower and cool like a camaro”. He was very into hot wheels! The note sits on my nightstand :) 

    • I give my mom a different type of rose bush every year!

    • alh1203

      The year I got to tell our Mothers on Mother’s Day that they were becoming Grandmothers was a pretty great one!

    • Dcountess

      time to relax is a great gift!!

    • Cindy

      My favorite gifts were the ones my little children made with their own hands in preschool. But my favorite Mother’s Day morning was when my daughter made me breakfast in bed! Now if I could just get my sons to do that…

    • Emily Drake

      Last year was my first mother’s day and my husband (and daughter) gave me a Tiffany & Co. necklace that says “Mom” on it.  I love it!

    • deb

      My mom loves a special card filled with pictures of my daughter !

    • Jralbritton4625

      In 2006, my daughter’s birth in March was one of the best Mother’s Day presents ever.  

    • SB

      a handmade coupon book from my son that he had made at school.  So sweet. :)

    • Trisha

      The best Mother’s Day gift I have ever received was last year when my fiance cooked and cleaned for the day. 

    • Ethnicalchic

       Pans clanging,….. whispering, ” you have to get the shells out before you mix it up!”   Sunday morning in our house usually begins with “mom” as the first audible sounds, attempting to get everyone dressed and out the door on time for Sunday services.  But this was apparantly not a typical Sunday, as the minions were actively creating in the kitchen. They planned my gift to be “the home-made” breakfast in bed, however, the true gift was the sounds coming from the kitchen, the beautiful voices of my life’s greatest gifts creating a meal together—-for their mother—-yeah, that would be me; you see, God blessed me with five, amazing, healthy children—- and the greatest Mother’s Day gift by far—is the privilege to simply BE their mom.  BTW the breakfast was quite memorable and delicious in a unique sort of way!! 

    • Sandy

      A hand made card from my daughter where she put what all a mother meant to her. Really sweet and I still have it to remind me of how much I love being a mother.

    • Happymomc

      A day without doing any household chores!

    • Mlyons2279

      Hand made card from my children!!!

    • My husband hand dipped cherries, strawberries, and chips in dark chocolate. Yumm!

    • Any Mother’s day I get to spend with my husband AND kids is enough of a gift. I actually prefer it to gifts. If I win, I’ll gift this to my mother who deserves my eternal gratitude.

    • Flowers are the best!!  Roses!!!

    • Bradandlauren

      My grandmother gave me the mother’s ring she gave to my mom when she was a young mom to little ones. 

    • margaret

      Flowers & balloons are enough for me lol but the best mothers day was my 1st Mothers Day 2 years ago when I was blessed with my beautiful baby boy

    • Mommyking

      ove breakfast in bed from my boys.

    • Audrey

      An I-Touch from my husband and sons!

    • Budda1114

      DO you remember the little plaster kits that the kids put thier hand prints in??  My children are 15 and 20 and seeing that now reminds me of how little they were.  Thats the best one!

    • Rebekah G

      My children…we struggled alittle having them and they are the most precious beings!

    • Mommyjw

      My husband purchased an empty photo box, wrote a beautiful poem and placed it inside. He gave it to me as a memory box for all the special things I wanted to remember with my boys. This was my 1st Mother’s Day gift when my oldest was only 4 months old. 

    • Hubbardca

      I like my kids’ handwritten cards with their poems in them.

    • Deb

      Last year for my mother-in-law I gave her a hand-painted ceramic mug with the grandchildren’s handprints painted on it.  She loved it, and I wish I made one for myself too!

    • Jessi56

      This is my FIRST mother’s day with my 10 month old son, so this year I would say HE is my favorite gift received! :)

    • Jennifer

      My sisters and I gave her a birthstone necklace that had a cross w/ a heart that had all of our birthstones around the heart.

    • Jennifer

      A diamond necklace ;-)

    • Linwiseman

      This would be the best bright spot in my year so far, benn a terrible year.  I’m ready for 2013

    • Amy

      One year my husband made a video where my girls told me what they loved about me. This gift has only gotten sweeter as the years go by and they grow older.

    • Kim

      One year for Mother’s Day I made my mom a coupon book full of all kinds of chores I could do for her and activities we could do together. To this day she still has the coupon book. She said she couldn’t ever redeem the coupons because they would mess up the book!

    • sue

       My home made card from my son

    • Heather

      My kids brought me breakfast in bed.

    • Camiele

      I used to make my mom breakfast in bed when I was a kid!

    • Jennifer

      My mother gave me a girl charm on a necklace for my first Mother’s Day.

    • Pickett

      My kids make me the sweetest cards each year!

    • colleen

      I make my mom a photo book each year!

    • Terry

      Mom always enjoyed going out the dinner with the family.  It was her choice and she loved it!

    • Cearnest07

      My husband took a photo of my oldest son (Now 7) when he was 5 months old and emailed it to me at work. It was so sweet

    • my3sons

      My husband gave me a ring with the birthstone of our sons bday month for my first mothers day.

    • latanya

      I got a new car for mother’s day!

    • Elizabeth

      My son was born at 25 weeks, just a few weeks before Mother’s Day; his NICU nurse took a picture of him for me, after his bath, before she had to “re-hook” all his tubes up; she put it in a card with his tiny footprints on it. That picture was the first time I ever saw his face. It still sits on my nightstand. :)

    • Amy

      Starting the day with breakfast in bed and then I get to have peace and quiet and watch movies and chill out!  : )

    • Amykw70

      Last year, my three girls didn’t argue with one another or fuss in any way.  They gave me the best gift ever…. PEACE and HARMONY!!!

    • DBLR82

      Home made card from my husband and daughter…

    • Lgweeks

      a full day of no diaper changing…it was a good day!

    • Breakfast in bed and lots of hugs and kisses!!

    • Breakfast in bed and lots of hugs and kisses….

    • Janice9

      My grown children gave me a gift of my favorite “purple trees” and had them planted in the yard one year. They are called Red Bud trees and grow wild in the south. They have beautiful purple flowers in the spring!

    • Stoyshich

      My 7-year old picked out a beaded lady bug change purse for me a few years ago. He was so proud of his purchase….I think of his “eager to make my mother’s day the best ever”  face everytime I reach in my purse to find a dime!

    • Cobb0408

      I gave my mom a charm bracelet to put  all the charms on it that she got of the places we have traveled together.

    • Ari21

      When a 3 year old surprised me with flowers and thanked me for being her “other Mother while her Mother was at work.”

    • Kandygirlmcd

      My youngest son was born a week before Mother’s Day; an early gift.

    • katiecravey

      Last year I recieved a necklace with my sons birthstone on it! it was my very first mothers day gift and my favorite!

    • Spiritwolf964

      Roses or azaleas – given and received!

    • Kfm

      Handmade cards from my children.

    • Luvjeffbates

      Tulips!

    • Cindy

      I have always loved the homemade gifts that my girls made every year.

    • Erin J

      When my son was almost 2, my sister took him to a paint-your-own pottery store and let him choose an item and paint it for me however he wanted. He chose a small square plate and painted it bright yellow, purple, and blue. It was the most awesome artwork and it’s the perfect size to put my earrings and bracelets on. I admire it every single morning as I get dressed and again at night when I take my jewelry off. I will treasure it forever.

    • Addasdramamama

      My first son was born right after Mother’s Day in 2003. That was the best gift ever :)

    • Brendakwahl

      little hand prints in concrete.  Lots of love

    • I actually made a large collage of pictures of my baby and gave it to my mom.  It came out great!  It is the best piece that she has hanging in her living room and it is great to look at it and be reminded of all of the great moments we have share with the baby so far…!

    • Katrinaannesmith

      A day at the spa followed by a nice lunch!!!

    • maria

      the best mother,s day gift I received was when I got the gift of my children and grandchildren

    • Karenrhyne

      My favorite Mother’s Day gift that I have ever gotten was a homemade card from my four year old. I treasure it so much.

    • Kimmele1961

      My favorite Mother’s Day gift is anything made from my three children!!!!! They are all grown up now but, I still have their homemade cards and gifts!!!! All I have to do is look at them and I can see their smiling faces!!!!! I love my babies!!!!!! They grow up so fast!!!!!

    • Tsdixon

      Handmade cards are so dear to me. One year each child designed their own. It speaks straight to my heart.

    • Aggiebelle11

      My best mothers day gift was finding out i was pregnant with my beautiful daughter. Couldnt get any better than that!!!

    • Vandahms

      My son bought me wooden angels of a son and mother when he was little. So sweet!

    • Firechick10_5_2005

      I love my MOM and Cracker Barrel

    • G.Stew

      Favorite thing I have received was a diamond heart necklace from my inlaws for my first Mother’s day.

    • KaraFos

      For my first mother’s day my mom got me an orchid.

    • Aimee

      I bought my mother a little pillow that says “I’m smiling because you’re my mother, and I’m laughing because there’s nothing you can do about it”

    • Toolbelt78

      Cards from my daughters!

    • Jenny Gluck

      Last Mother’s Day I gave my mother a huge bag of products filled with full size shampoo’s, body washes, razors, and more. It was the strangest mother’s day gift I had ever given her but she was thrilled. I was even more thrilled because the entire bag of stuff came out of my CVS “couponing pantry”! Over a few months time, thanks to southernsavers.com and diligent couponing, I was able to give my mother $150 worth of beauty/body products for about $15!!!! :)

    • Tnjcent

      I am getting a paper hat to wear on Mother’s Day. I have been informed of this by my 4 1/2 year old granddaughter. She is making it out of old sheets. I can’t wait to wear it!

    • Tnjcent

      Yes, I am wondering about the paper hat made out of old sheets…LOL…

    • Heather3005

      A vacay together! Quality time is worth so very much!

    • Yolonda Petty

      Favorite mother’s day gift received…breakfast with toast and water from my child!

    • Misaacmom

      A book my daughter made for me :)

    • Erogalinski07

      Ive been in college and always low on money, and last year hand made her a lot of things like a card, scrapbook and photo frame.. Ive never seen a bigger smile on my mothers face. Id like to do something special for her this year. 

    • Susan H.

      Is this contest over. Saw people still entering, yet it said winners would be chosen may 2.

    • DSTPUNKY

      I BOUGHT MY MOM A CHARM BRACELET THAT SHE REALLY WANTED. SHE IS A HAIR STYLIST AND IT HAD A BLOW DRYER, MIRROR, BRUSH, AND COMB FOR CHARMS. SHE WAS SO HAPPY.

    • Jennifer Elizalde

      For  mothers day for my mother and other female relatives in the family, I couldn’t figure out what I was going to get everyone.  So I went to a department store and started brainstorming while I waked up and down every isle.  Finally it popped in my head.  I’m gonna make personalized stepping stones for all the mothers in my family.  So I grabbed paint, sparkling gems, concrete mix, 2X4’s cut in length that I needed and double headed nails for easy removal. I went home and mixed the concrete mix and got the 2X4’s nailed into a square form I put plastic trash bags to line the sides and bottoms.  I then poured the concrete mix in the square molds and let it set up a little till it was a little harder so when I put names, gems, hand prints, etc. in the concrete mix it would stay exact.  Finally when the mix was perfect I gathered a 3 of my children and had them put their hand prints in the starting of our homemade personalized Mother’s Day stepping stones.  I then wrote #1 Great-Grandma for my kids Great Grandma, #1 MOM and GRANDMA for my mom and kids grandma, etc.  I placed gemstones in the stone mold and the kids names, etc.  I let it set over night and then I painted the engraved names as well as the hand prints.  I then put a clear spray finish coating.  I wrapped them up and delivered them to all the mothers in my family on Mother’s Day morning.  They were all ecstatic and started crying.  They loved them!  I was relieved I was done and everyone was pleased. Ever since that holiday I’ve started making presents rather than buying them.  It means more to the person receiving the present cause it was made by you and not just bought.  You actually had to put some heart and love into making the gift.  It’s also fun making the gifts rather than a shopping disaster.  So if you can’t figure out what to get someone then just make them something.  I just ost my grandma and grandpa a couple years ago so it’s been kinda hard on the holidays, but I think they help me make the gifts when I make them.  They are turning out better every year.
      Jennifer Elizalde            jmelizalde2010@hotmail.com

    • Tabathia B

      A robe that my kids bought me
      tbarrettno1 at gmail dot com

    • kay t

      I am not a mother but i know my mom loves when I take her out. She wants to become a chef so she much enjoys food. Also, I am doing my senior project on the benefits using coupons. it’d be amazing to have the opportunity to win this mothers day prize!(:

    • TindallAC

      The best Mother’s Day gift that I have ever received is my mom being much more that a mother to me.  She has been a friend and a confidante and has seen me through all my trials and tribulations .  She has always stood by me and is the shoulder I cry on when my world is falling apart.