A round-up of Mother's Day deals, discounts and freebies for the No. 1 woman in your life.
On the one hand, taking Mom to Hooters or Chuck-E-Cheese for Mother’s Day might not win you any Child of the Year honors. In some households, it might be cause enough to have your status in the will changed. But if mom has taught us anything, it is the importance of being frugal, and what better day to show her that you were indeed listening than Mother’s Day.
Here is a roundup of establishments offering discounts, deals, and even freebies for the No. 1 woman in your life. Call first to confirm participation.
Beef O’Brady’s: Moms eat free at the sports pub (up to $10) with the purchase of equal or greater value.
Brickhouse Tavern & Tap: The Mother’s Day brunch is on! Receive one free entrée for mom with the purchase of an additional regular-priced item.
California Pizza Kitchen’s Dear Mom Sweepstakes is running through May 31. A winner be chosen June 3. Enter by uploading a photo and story about mom with the hashtag #CPKDearMomSweeps on Instagram, Twitter or the restaurant chain’s Facebook page for a chance to win a weekend Las Vegas getaway that includes roundtrip airfare, a two-night stay at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, $500 spa credit, $500 shopping spree and lunch or dinner for two at CPK Summerlin.
Redeem this Chuck E. Cheese’s coupon for a free individual thin and crispy pizza for mom with a $29.99 purchase of a large pizza, four drinks and 30 tokens
Between Friday through Sunday, get a 20-piece box of Church's Chicken’s Oreo Biscuit Bites with the purchase of a family meal.
Hooters: Some 35,000 moms have reportedly taken advantage of previous Hooters’ Mother’s Day freebies. This year’s offer: A free meal (up to $10.99) with any drink purchase.
McCormick & Schmick's is giving moms a complimentary chocolate-covered strawberry with its Mother’s Day brunch.
A cut above, Morton's The Steakhouse’s Mother's Day special is a steak and lobster dinner for $55. A reservation is recommended.
Orange Leaf Yogurt: Mothers will receive a complimentary 8 oz. frozen yogurt on Mother’s Day.
Shoney’s: Purchase a Mother’s Day buffet entrée and mom receives a free slice of strawberry pie.
TCBY is dishing out a free 6 oz. frozen yogurt for mom at its participating stores.
Eat at Texas Steakhouse & Saloon on Mother’s Day and she will get a voucher for a free meal on her next visit.– Mom gets a voucher for a free meal on her next visit.
Donald Liebenson writes news and features for Millionaire Corner. He has been published in the Chicago Tribune, The Chicago Sun-Times, The Los Angeles Times, Fiscal Times, Entertainment Weekly, Huffington Post, and other outlets. He has also served as a marketing writer for Chicago-based Questar Entertainment and distributor Baker & Taylor.
A graduate of the University of Southern California, he is married with a college-age son. He also writes extensively about entertainment.