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What Women of America Really Wanted for Mother’s Day

Posted on 05/16/2013 by |Best of Everything After 50 | Comments

Beauty & FashionMother’s Day is big business. Over $18 billion was spent in the U.S. in 2012 (an increase of 8% over 2011) on Mother’s Day celebrations including flowers, candy, meals, and other gifts. Based on industry forecasts, this year the total was probably higher. Every mother I know loves the special recognition, me included. I appreciate that my husband and daughters let me sleep in a little longer, bring coffee and newspapers to my bed when I finally decide to open …