When it comes to special occasions, one of the most well-known and beloved holidays of the year is almost here. May 11, 2014, is Mother’s Day, an annual holiday observed on the second Sunday in May. According to a News Net 5 report published on May 9, some restaurants and businesses around the country will be offering special deals, delicious meal deals and deep discounts in honor of the event.
While the economy is on the upswing, doing something special for mom doesn't need to cost an arm-and-a-leg. You can still treat mom to something extra special this year without breaking the bank. Whether you want to surprise her with a few sweet treats to eat, a free meal deal or a small token of appreciation to show her just how much you care, the following locations will be celebrating those super special moms in a variety of ways in honor of Mother's Day 2014.
Mother's Day Deals Across America
Williams-Sonoma Free Mom & Me – Williams-Sonoma is celebrating a little early this year. Take mom to a participating location on May 10, 2014, and make waffles together beginning at 9:30 a.m.
Mom’s Eat Free at Beef O'Brady's – Stop by participating locations on May 11, 2014, and mom will receive a free meal – up to a $10 value. With purchase of equal or greater value.
Steak Escape Meal Deal – Buy any sandwich, salad or “smashed” potato, and mom gets one of equal or lesser value for free. Coupon is required and the offer is valid until May 31.
Tijuana Flats Free Entrée – Participating Tijuana Flats are also offering a great meal deal for moms on Mother’s Day. Purchase an entrée and mom’s eat free. Plus glasses of Woodbridge Wine will be $2! Did someone mention wine?
Hooters Entrée Deal – Once again, participating Hooters locations will be servin’ up free entrees in honor of Mother’s Day. Just order any drink and get the free meal deal – up to $10.
Boston Market Meal Deal – Participating Boston Market locations will also be celebrating Mother’s Day. Buy one, get one meal for free on May 11, 2014.
PDQ Combo Meal – Bring the kids to participating PDQ locations on May 11, purchase a kids meal and mom will get a free Combo Meal deal (choice of 3-piece Tenders, Salad or Sandwich Combo meal.) Sounds good!
Smokey Bones’ Meal Deal – How does a three-course meal deal sound to you right about now? This Mother’s Day deal includes choice of salad, choice of entrée and a dessert for $15 (or $22 for premium entrée selection.)
Shoney’s Mother’s Day Buffet – After enjoying a delicious buffet or entrée at participating Shoney’s, treat mom to a delicious slice of strawberry pie. For free!
Starbucks BOGO – Purchase a new Teavana Oprah Chai at participating Starbucks' locations, and get one for free. Starbucks will donate .25 to the Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy Foundation for every Teavana Oprah Chai Tea product sold.
McCormick & Schmicks Chocolate Treat – What gal doesn’t love chocolate? Bring mom to a participating McCormick & Schmicks and she’ll receive a free chocolate-covered strawberry on Mother's Day.
Free Bowling – Now that the tummy is nice and full, it’s time to have a “ball” with the family. Mom, who is always in a "league" of her own, gets to bowl for free (with every paid game) at participating Buffaloe Lanes on May 11, 2014. The offer even includes shoe rental.
Redbox Deal – Make it movie night and rent a DVD at a discounted rate in honor of Mother's Day. Redbox will be offering a .50 discount on select DVDs through May 11, 2014.
Free Walgreens 8 x 10 Photo – Have a special photo of mom or the family? Enlarge it (8 x 10) for free at Walgreen’s through 11:59 p.m. on May 10, 2014. Just use promo code “ENLARGEIT” during checkout and select “in-store pickup” for free shipping.
Free Admission Hershey Gardens - If you happen to be in the Hershey area, mom’s will get free admission in honor of Mother’s Day. Offer is valid on May 11, 2014, from 9 – 5:00 p.m.
PETA Presents – If mom is an animal lover, give a gift that can really make a difference. Just purchase one of PETA’s virtual gifts and personalize her electronic card. Your gift in honor of mom, will help an animal in need.
Buy a Brick, Save a Beagle – The Beagle Freedom Project (BFP) is a wonderful organization that rescues beagles (and cats, pigs, rabbits and other critters) from a life of pain and misery at research labs across America. This amazing organization is building a safe place for these beautiful animals who have endured nothing but pain. Please help - purchase a brick, add your name or special message on it, and help the BFP put a stop to horrific animal testing – brick by brick.
Please note – some locations may not be participating in the following offers. Please check ahead for specific details in your area.
Happy Mother's Day!