Motherhood is sometimes a pretty thankless job. You are on call 24- hours a day 7-days a week. No paid vacations, no sick days and it is pretty rare when someone says “thanks mom for cleaning up that barf I just spewed down the hallway”. But at least one day a year mom’s get a little props – the kids make cute homemade cards from felt, construction paper, pipe cleaners and macaroni and a whole slew of freebies, deals and awesome discounts on Mother’s Day.
I don’t know about you, but I will take it where I can get it!
Applebees - Get a $10 bonus gift card when you buy $50 in gift cards (through 5/28)
BabyTalk Magazine – sign up a new mommy for a free subscription to this great magazine!
Bath & Body Works – Send a friend a Mother’s Day card with a FREE gift. A travel size Signature Collection item, you get one too! (Facebook required)
Bath & Body Works – Get a Signature Collection Wild Berry V.I.P tote bag with a $101.50 value for only $20 with any $40 purchase – use code LOVEMOM at checkout!
Beef O’Brady’s – Free meal with purchase of an entree of equal or greater value, up to a $10 value (5/13)
Bob Evans – 20% off a whole Lemon Supreme Pie or sweet Blackberry Cobbler, while supplies last. At participating locations only
Bonefish Grill – Buy $50 in gift cards and get a free $10 bonus card for yourseld (5/1-6/17)
Boston’s - Purchase a $25 gift card and receive a free Indy Pizza on your next visit (ends 6/24)
Bravo! Cucina Italiana – Get a $10 bonus offer with every $50 gift card purchase
Brio Tuscan Grille – Get a $10 bonus offer with every $50 gift card purchase
Buffalo Wings & Rings – Join Club ’84 for discounts all year, but on Mother’s day if you are a member Mom receives free dessert! (5/13)
California Pizza Kitchen – Get a printable coupon for a free Spinach Artichoke dip (ends 5/14)
Caribou Coffee – Buy one, get one free on Mother’s Day (5/13)
Champps Americana – Moms that come in Mother’s Day weekend will receive a gard loaded with $10 off a $25 purchase on the first of every month (5/11-5/13)
Chili’s - Free dessert for mom with entree purchase (printable coupon – 5/11 & 5/12)
Chuck E. Cheeses – Free printable gift certificates for mom
CiCi’s Pizza – Join Pizza Perks and get a club email sent to you for moms eat free with purchase of an adult entree (5/5-5/13)
City Barbeque – Free piece of chocolate cake with food purchase and printable coupon (5/13)
Crispers - free entree with purchase of entree of equal or lesser value (5/13)
Denny’s - Send your mom and e-card from Denny’s and they will send you both a coupon for a free skillet cookie a la mode with your entrees
DSW (Designer Shoe Warehouse) – Get a $5 bonus card whe each purchase of a $50 DSW gift card for Mother’s day
Fandango - Give Mom the gift of movies and be entered for a chance to win free movie tickets for a year (5/13)
FirstWatch – Treat mom to delicious, made-to-order breakfast, bruch or lunch this Mother’s Day and to make it sweeter, mom gets a free box of chocolates (5/13)
Fleming’s Steakhouse – All locations will be open at 11:30 am with an exceptional 3-course brunch menu for $34.95, in addtion to their regular menu. Mom will receive a $25 dining card to enjoy on a future visit.
Friendly’s - Free 3 Scoop Sundae with this printable coupon (5/13)
Frisch’s Big Boy – Every woman over the age of 18 will receive a special Mother’s Day card that is good for a free meal (5/13)
FTD - Save up to 25% on Mothers Day Flowers and Gifts.
GuitarCenter.com – 12% off any single item (up to a $500 discount) – Use coupon code MOM12 (ends 5/14)
Hallmark Gold Crown – Get a printable coupons for $5 off your purchase of $10 or more (look on the right hand side of the page for the coupon)
Hooters - Moms enjoy 10 free boneless wings when they dine in, participating locations only (5/13)
IHOP - Purchase a $25 gift card in-restaurant and get a $5 bounceback coupon good on your next visit (ends 6/18)
IKEA - Free breakfast of scrambed eggs, bacon and potatoes and a free cup of coffee on Mother’s Day. Limit one per family (5/13)
KFC - Get a free Double Chocolate Chip Cake cake with the purchase of a 10-piece or larger meal (5/13)
Lakeshore Learning – Handprint keepsake craft time – kids can make a cute mother’s day gift for free! (5/12)
Lunchbox Laboratory – Mom’s with tatooes eat free (5/13 – Washington)
McDonald’s – Participating restaurants (call yours to see if they are!) will be serving mom a free breakfast extra value meal on Mother’s Day when you dine with your kids. Valid during breakfast hours till 11AM.
Medieval Times – Treat mom like a queen this Mother’s Day weekend, Friday, Saturday & Sunday moms get in free with the purchase of one full-paid aduct admission. Plus you can add a special Mother’s Day Package to your reservation for $20 and she will be given the royal treatment (5/11, 5/12 & 5/13)
Michaels - Several Make-It-Take-It events going on for Mother’s Day, some are free while some require a purchase of the materials.
MomsRising – Free bumper sticker (while supplies last)
Olive Garden – Free appetizer or desser with the purchase of two Olive Garden dinner entrees and this printable coupon (expires 5/27)
Pottery Barn Kids – Mother’s Day Doll Tea Party, RSVP required (5/12)
Redbox - Send a movie night to everyone who is a mom, or has a mom. Facebook account required (end 5/13)
Robeez - Receive Free Shipping On All Orders at Robeez.com. No minimum and no code required. (Ends 5/14)
Ruby Tuesday – Bring mom to dine and she receives a voucher for a free Ruby Tuesday Simply Fresh cookbook, while supplies last (5/13)
Rusty Bucket – Bring mom to the Rusty Bucket for Mother’s Day and all moms will receive a sweet treat to take home (5/13)
Shoney’s Restaurants – Free hot fudge cake for mom, call your favorite Shoney’s to see if they are participating (5/13)
Smokey Bones – Indulge mom with her choice of salad, select entree and two sweet shot desserts for just $15 (5/13)
Souplantation/Sweet Tomatoes – Buy one breakfast get one free 8-11 am only in participating locations with this printable coupon (5/13)
Tai Pan Trading – 25% off any single mother’s day gift and buy a $50 gift card for mom and receive a free $10 gift card for you (printable coupon – expires 5/12)
Tanger Outlets – Save $10 off a $50 gift card (Facebook – expires 5/13)
TCBY - Mom gets a free 5 oz. yogurt cup at participating stores (5/13)
Tony Roma’s – All moms will enjoy a free entree on their next visit with coupon. Dine-in only. Valid at participating locations only (5/13)
ULTA Beauty – Get a free tote with any $30 fragrance purchase, choose from 7 colors. One per customer.
Villa Fresh Italian Kitchen – Get a coupon plus enter to win an iPad for mom!
Do you know of a great Mother’s Day deal, discount or freebie not on this list? Leave a comment below and let us know about it!