6 ways to save this Mother’s Day
Mom deserves the absolute best this Mother’s Day. (Afterall, who else cut the crust off your sandwiches and sent you care packages while you were away at camp?)
We’re guessing your mom raised you right — and wouldn’t mind if you stayed on a budget while shopping for her this spring.
This Mother’s Day (psst, mark it on your calendar, it’s Sunday, May 8), get mom a gift that she’ll treasure, but also save some cash with these easy savings tricks. (Hey, you can use that extra cash to take her out for brunch!) Plus, check out more Mother’s Day deals here.
Here’s 6 ways to save this Mother’s Day:
1. Save on your flower deliveries:
From lilies to tulips, a bright, beautiful springtime bouquet is a classic Mother’s Day gift. (Ahem, mom might be expecting flowers, so don’t forget to order early)! Send here a beautiful bouquet and earn double-digit Cash Back on your purchase when you order flowers through 1-800-Flowers.com or ProFlowers. (Pro tip: Some retailers will give you extra savings if you send flowers before Mother’s Day. Go ahead, surprise mom with a special flower delivery at the end of her work week or send them on Saturday).
2. Get a discount at spas:
Let your family matriarch schedule her own spa day. You’ll get 10 percent off all gift card purchases of $100 or more on top of 5 percent Cash Back when you purchase a gift card from Spafinder Wellness 365. Then, your mom can choose from over 25,000 spa locations — whether she wants to get a hot stone massage at a spa nearby home or use her gift card for a massage on the beach during her next vacation.
3. Book her a trip:
Speaking of vacations, why not splurge this Mother’s Day? Turn Mother’s Day into a 3-day weekend and take a last-minute vacation. Save on last-minute deals and earn Cash Back from ShopAtHome.com when you book with Priceline. Check into a Hilton Hotel and earn an extra 3 percent Cash Back on your stay.
4. Check out Groupon:
Whether you’re going out to brunch or taking mom out for a mani-pedi, you can find huge discounts for local restaurants and spa services on Groupon. Piggyback on those Groupon savings by shopping with ShopAtHome.com and earning Cash Back on your Groupon purchases.
5. Make a photo book:
Having a hard time topping that macaroni necklace-homemade card of your kindergarten years? We hear you. Putting a little extra thought into a gift makes it go a long way. Rather than pointing mom to a Facebook album or texting her pictures, make a personalized photo book of some of your fave family photos. Shutterfly, in anticipation of Mother’s Day, is running some great sales. One of our favorite gift ideas: A sweet photo necklace she can wear close to her heart.
6. Plant her a garden:
Whether she likes to grow fresh herbs to cook with or just wants some pretty planters added to the back yard, lend your services to mom to help her get her garden in tip-top shape for spring. From seeds to gardening tools, find everything you need at Gardener’s Supply Company, where you’ll get Cash Back and free shipping offers from ShopAtHome.com