By Elyssa Kirkham, Finance Writer
Mother's Day 2016 falls on May 8, so if you haven't already started shopping for that special lady in your life, it's time to make it a priority. In 2015, 35 percent of Americans planned to pay $20 to $50 to get mom a gift and only 12 percent expected to spend $100 to $150, according to a survey conducted by Ebates. People are stepping it up for 2016, with 30 percent planning to spend $51 to $100 and 27 percent preparing to pay $100 to $250 for the perfect present.
If you're having trouble coming up with gift ideas for Mother's Day, you're in luck, because Ebates also surveyed moms to find out what they want this year. The top five most highly coveted presents for Mother's Day 2016 include quality time with family, flowers, chocolate, a spa day and brunch with the family.
Don't panic if you don't have a huge budget for gifts, because with a little savvy shopping you can still get your mother the amazing present she deserves. Use these Mother's Day deals to save on flowers, jewelry, spa days and more.
Mother's Day Flowers and Gift Basket Promos
From a bouquet of flowers to a delightful gift basket, take advantage of these Mother's Day discounts.
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Mother's Day Deals on Chocolate and Sweets
Satisfy mom's sweet tooth by using a Mother's Day promo to buy her some delicious candy or baked goods.
Mother's Day Jewelry Sales
Buy your mom something sparkly with these Mother's Day sales on fine jewelry and more.
Mother's Day Spa Coupons and Skincare Deals
Your mom deserves some time to herself to relax, so help her do just that by purchasing a Mother's Day deal on a spa day or skincare products so she can pamper herself at home.
Mother's Day Discounts on Everything Else
From eCards to shoes, take advantage of the many other Mother's Day sale opportunities to cut costs on a great gift for your mom.
Whatever you do to pamper your mom this Mother's Day, use the deals and discounts above. That way, she'll feel special and you won't have to go over budget. But no matter what you do for her or get her on May 8, make sure you thank her for all she's done for you.
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