Oh, not to worry. I know you’ve already planned a full Mother’s Day celebration packed with lovely things for your Mom.
Hahahahaha! Who are we kidding? I should be giving my mother a Maserati for simply not leaving me at a rest stop somewhere during my particularly beastly toddler years…or those teen years, I really sucked then…or middle school…well…you get the picture. But since we haven’t, here’s a big fat list of free or nearly resources to get you moving. So, get moving!
Mother’s Day Freebies:
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar will give mothers who eat at its locations on Mother’s Day a $25 gift card for a future visit. See www.flemingssteakhouse.com for locations. The gift card must be redeemed by June 15.
IKEA is offering a free breakfast of scrambled eggs, bacon and potatoes and a cup of coffee on May 12 from opening until 11 a.m.
McCormick & Schmick’s is giving moms complimentary truffles with brunch or dinner on Mother’s Day.
Red Lobster is holding a daily sweepstakes in honor of moms. Each day in May through Mother’s Day a winner will receive a $50 Red Lobster gift card plus a $100 gift card good for spa treatments, chocolates or flowers. To register go to the Red Lobster Facebook page and follow the instructions to enter the daily drawing.
TCBY will give a free frozen yogurt (up to 6 ounces) to moms on Mother’s Day. Check with the store in your area to make sure it is participating.
Redbox is offering a free one-day rental when you buy an egift card for Mother’s Day. You’ll be sent a code on May 13 that you can use for a free rental — and, if you’re generous, you can pass the code along to your mom as a bonus gift.
I Heart Faces has three Mother’s Day photo-card templates that you can download for free.
Free Mother’s Day Crafts for Kids Book
Mother’s Day Worksheets
Mother’s Day Coloring Pages
Free Mother’s Day Photo Mug
National Public Gardens Day This Mother’s Day freebie isn’t just limited to mom – the coupon is good for any two admissions and you can print off as many of them as you need to accommodate everyone in your party.
Mother’s Day Crafts at Michaels Crafts – May 6 & 7
POTTERY BARN KIDS: Mother’s Day Crafting Station– Week of May 6th. Your kids can make a Mother’s Day Badge at the Pottery Barn Kids crafting station. This is a free event.
Mother’s Day Doll Tea Party May 11th. (be sure to call ahead to register as these are limited!)- This event costs $10.
LOWE’S: Children can build a free sweetheart picture frame for mom May 11th. (these fill up quickly so go ahead and register right away)
LAKESHORE LEARNING: Free Mommy’s Memories Photo Frame May 11th from 11-3.