MOTHER’S DAY FREEBIES 2013

Houston Mother's Day 2013Mother’s Day is around the corner, so it’s time to start thinking about how to spoil your mom Sunday, May 12. Here are a few Houston-area deals and freebies to enjoy with your mom:

FOOD

IKEA HoustonMoms can enjoy free breakfast at IKEA Houston Mother’s Day, May 12. They will receive the 99¢ breakfast for free: scrambled eggs, bacon, and potatoes. Breakfast is served 9:30 am – 11 am. IKEA is located on I-10 near Silber.

TCBY – Once again, TCBY is providing free 6 oz. yogurt for moms on Mother’s Day, May 12. This year the campaign is nationwide, so 400+ locations will be participating. Moms can choose from self-serve or a cup or cone at traditional locations.

McCormick & Schmick’sMoms get complimentary chocolate truffles at McCormick & Schmick’s on Mother’s Day. This seafood and steak restaurant has Houston locations at Town & Country, GreenStreet (formerly Houston Pavilion), and Uptown Park.

Champps Americana — Moms who eat at Champps Mother’s Day weekend (May 10-12) will receive an MVP League Card for $10 off a $30 purchase each month all year. Champps Americana is located in Uptown Park.

Starbucks — Sunday, May 12, is the last day for Half-Price Frappuccino Happy Hour at Starbucks. Go between 3 pm – 5 pm for this freebie.

ATTRACTIONS

Blessington Farms — Blessington Farms is providing free admission for mom Saturday, May 11. Other family members pay just $5. Families can enjoy hay rides, barrel train rides, pedal cars, Sand Mountain, and the heritage chickens. Enjoy picking fresh strawberries at the farm and pay $5/lb picked. Pack a picnic lunch, too! Blessington Farms is open 9:30 am – 2:30 pm in Simonton, 510 Chisolm Trail, west of Katy.

Bayou Bend — Moms and grandmothers get free admission at Bayou Bend Saturday and Sunday (May 11-12) for Mother’s Day plus a free gift from The Shop at Bayou Bend. Guests with mom can get in for just $5 each, 60% off admission. Children 9 and under are free. Bayou Bend’s gardens and two floors of the house are open for audio tours from 1 pm – 5 pm. Enjoy light refreshments, live music, and specials in The Shop. Bayou Bend is located at 6003 Memorial Drive at Westcott.

Rienzi — Moms who visit Rienzi on Mother’s Day, May 12, get free admission and a flower. Rienzi is a MFAH house museum of European decorative arts and located at 1406 Kirby Drive.