May 6th, 2011

Friday Roundup: Mother’s Day Edition

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Since Sunday is Mom’s special day, we thought we’d do today’s Roundup a little differently and find all of our favorite Mother’s Day stories from around the web. Whether you’ve already got something planned, are scrambling to find a last-minute gift, or need to save money this Mother’s Day, there’s something here for you.

So read up, and don’t forget to make your Mom feel special this Sunday, May 8!

Best Mother’s Day Posts

  • 7 Last-Minute Gifts for Mother’s Day. Gifts for Mother’s Day are on the minds of many right now, as the big day itself is in less than a week. If your spring’s been crazy and you need some last-minute ideas, relax. Here are seven quick gifts for Mother’s Day that take both time and money into consideration. Wise Bread
  • Don’t get swindled when buying flowers for Mother’s Day. It’s no secret that come Mother’s Day, florists around the country raise their prices. Many believe the staggering dollar amounts are the result of opportunistic business owners, but your florist is probably not to blame. Bundle
  • MainStreet Voices: Best Mother’s Day Gifts (VIDEO). With Mother’s Day coming up on Sunday, MainStreet spoke to moms and children to get an idea of the best Mother’s Day gifts out there. MainStreet
  • 5 Mother’s Day surprises that won’t break the bank. Mother’s Day celebrates the one person who not only keeps our lives from toppling into slovenliness and disorder, but singlehandedly also makes all the other holidays of the year magical. So it is only fitting — and perhaps imperative — that we mobilize on Mother’s Day with an all-hands attempt to serve unto Mom the magic she so richly deserves. TODAY Money
  • What Kind of Mother’s Day Gift Would You Prefer? Mother’s Day is almost upon us! I was going to save this post for Mother’s Day but instead decided to post it early out of curiosity. Plus, if there are any men out there waiting until the last minute, because that’s what men do, perhaps the comments alone could help them get their mother (and wife) that perfect gift to show their appreciation. After all, mothers are wonderful and highly under appreciated if you ask me. Enemy of Debt
  • Last-Minute, Frugal Mother’s Day Tips. With only a few days until Mother’s Day, people are thinking about gift giving. If you are looking to save some money and have limited time, arts and crafts are a good way to go. It reminds me of the first Mother’s Day after my dad died. I was only 14… too young to drive anywhere and without a job to buy something valuable. So I wrote a little poem. It was horrible. Parts of it rhymed and parts of it almost rhymed. She had a calligrapher make it into a nice picture for framing. I guess she liked it well enough. Lazy Man And Money
  • Mother’s Day Breakfast for Mom. Mother’s Day is right around the corner – May 8th! I bet you’ve already been getting things together for your mom – but what about YOU!? If you’re a mom to a school-aged child you can help your kiddos make it a great mother’s day for YOU! Wholesome Mommy
  • 15 Inexpensive Mother’s Day Gift Ideas. Mother’s Day is right around the corner, and if you haven’t thought of a gift to give your Mother, Mother-in-Law, or Mother of your children, now is a great time to start thinking about what you will give that special lady in your life! Cash Money Life

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