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Frugal Family: Mother's Day Gift Ideas Part 3

Get your mom a special mother's day gift while shopping local and saving cash.

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and Patch has picked out some local deals to help you get your mom something special for her special day. Take her for massages, treat her to a meal, buy her a special present, send her flowers or present her with a heartfelt card. However you want to celebrate your mom, do it without spending more than you need to to get her just what she wants.

Patch encourages you to participate in this column by letting us know about the great deals you’ve heard about around town. Just add them to our comment box below and look for them to be featured on future Frugal Family articles.


Deal: Upgrade to a Vibrant AromaTherapy Blend at your massage for just $10 as a special Mother’s Day treat at participating locations.

The Fine Print: Only at participating locations.

Extra, Extra: Take advantage of Massage Envy’s ongoing introductory massage price, $49 for a one-hour massage session, and facial price, $59 for a one-hour healthy skin facial session

Good through: Mother’s day is May 8.

For More Information: Go online.


Deal: Take advantage of free stamps on personalized mother’s day cards at Hallmark. You can send cards online and use code FREESTAMPS to have Hallmark send them for you and pick up the bill on the stamps.

The Fine Print: Some restrictions may apply.

Extra, Extra: Shop other gifts for mom at Hallmark stores and online.

Good through: June 19

For More Information: Go online.


 Deal: Spoil your mom with flower bouquets from Flower Bowl Florist with Mother’s Day arrangements starting at $40.

The Fine Print: Inventory varies per location.

Extra, Extra: Check out the Heart Orchid for $75.

Good Through: Mother’s Day is May 8.

For More Information: Go online.


Deal: Take advantage of Italian cuisine with a Mother’s Day brunch or dinner at Prima Ristorante. Enjoy the set menu of antipasto misto, bistecca de fiorentina, wild arugula salad with lemon and shaved parmigiano reggiano and dolce for $78 per person.

The Fine Print: Menu options vary based on time of day.

Extra, Extra: Save even more by choosing lower-priced options off of the a la carte menu including caesar salad for $11 and four cheese lasagne baked in the wood oven for $20.

Good Through: Sunday, May 8 only.

For More Information: Go online.



Deal: Shop the special Mother’s Day sale at Macy’s with 25 percent to 75 percent off of women’s apparel and other deals on home products and accessories.

The Fine Print: Only applies to select items. Inventory varies per store.

Extra, Extra: Free shipping on online purchases of $99 or more.

Good through: Mother’s Day is May 8.

For More Information: Go online.

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