Mother's Day Gift Ideas 2017

Say "I Love You" to Your Arizona Moms and Grandmas

Whether your mother is just down the street, or thousands of miles away, don't miss this opportunity to let her know how much you appreciate everything she's done for you. For Mother's Day you might be able to use these ideas to let her know how valued she is.

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  • 01 of 09
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    Get Mom out of the house for Mother's Day! There are still plenty of things to do in May before it gets very hot. A nice evening away from chores or work could be the most thoughtful thing you can do for Mom. Check the May calendar for festivals, community events, evening art walks, concerts in parks, and more.
     

  • 02 of 09
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    Photo Courtesy Sprinkles Cupcakes

    This Mother’s Day, leave the baking to Sprinkles Cupcakes. Adorned with MOM and red daisy decorations, Sprinkles MOM box features dark chocolate, red velvet, vanilla, and salty caramel cupcakes. The MOM box will be available at Sprinkles from May 12 to 14, 2017. For details or to place an order, visit 4501 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale or call (480) 970-4321.
     

  • 03 of 09
    Super Chunk Sweets & Treats in Scottsdale
    Super Chunk Sweets & Treats

    Super Chunk Sweets & Treats in Old Town Scottsdale has Meringue Bouquets created with mom in mind. The cloud-like confections comes in four floral flavors each swirled in colors to represent their corresponding flower: Rose Raspberry (red & pink), Violet Plum (purple), Poppy Orgeat (orange), Lavender Honey (light blue). Each Meringue Bouquet comes packaged with the four flavors and costs $5.99. The bouquet of flavors are available daily through Mother’s Day, May 14, 2017. Super Chunk also has its regular selection of meringues in fruit flavors like Green Apple, Peach and Sour Cherry available in smaller packages for $4.99.

  • 04 of 09
    Heart-Shaped Chocolate Cakes from Portillo's
    Portillo's

    Portillo's Scottsdale: 10574 N. 90th Street; 480-451-2888
    Portillo's Tempe: 65 S. McClintock; 480-967-7988

    Portillo's features Heart-Shaped Chocolate Cakes for a limited-time only. The cakes are baked fresh daily in-restaurant, and feature a single-layer chocolate cake frosted with chocolate icing. Nationwide cake shipping is available through Portillo's online store. A portion of the proceeds from every heart shaped cake purchased will benefit The American Red Cross, up to $5,000. 

    Heart-Shaped Cakes will be available for pick-up in-store from May 12-14, 2017. Beginning May 1, customers pre-order the sweet treat by calling 866-YUM-BEEF or ordering online, or visiting or calling the Portillo's store nearest to them. 

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  • 05 of 09
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    But just for a few hours. Day spas all offer gift certificates, so you can give Mom the gift of relaxation and beauty. You have your choice: luxury spas at some of our wonderful resorts, or a more affordable experience at a local day spa -- either will be very much appreciated.
     

  • 06 of 09
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    © Judy Hedding

    But just for a day or two, to a luxury resort. You don't have to get on an airplane to take advantage of some of the best resorts in the country, because many of them are right in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area. There are many special summer rates for packages at our resorts -- for couples, mothers and daughters, and families.
     

  • 07 of 09
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    © Judy Hedding

    If your mother is like my mother, a gift of chocolate is always welcome! Here are ten places in the Phoenix area where you can satisfy your Mom's chocolate craving with a special Mother's Day gift.
     

  • 08 of 09
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    © Judy Hedding

    If you've waited until the last minute, and flowers aren't just quite enough for you to show your appreciation for what Mom does for you, try one of these last-minute gifts to go along with those flowers.
     

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  • 09 of 09

    Did You Order Flowers?

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    Everyone knows how to order flowers for delivery -- get your order in early for Mother's Day (Compare Prices). If you have waited until the last minute, you'll be happy to know that most of our grocery stores sell flowers. So does Wal-Mart, Costco and Sam's Club!