7 Things to Do This Mother's Day in Metro Phoenix

Whether it's breakfast in bed, a charming bracelet, or a beautiful bouquet, Mother's Day is about showing her you care. And while each of those is sure to please the woman who -- literally -- gave you life, it's time to start thinking outside of the gift box.

Mother's Day is Sunday, May 10, and this year we're proposing showering Mom with something we're sure she'll love: your presence. Yes, a mimosa-filled brunch is nice and those greeting cards keep getting sweeter, but spending time with her will is the ultimate way to show you care. Tour a museum. Take a hike. Create your own gifts. Skip the commercial charade and give her something that will truly last a lifetime: a memory.

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Janessa is a native Phoenician. She joined New Times as a contributor in 2013. You can connect with her on social media at @janessahilliard, and she promises you'll find no pictures of cats on her Instagram — but plenty of cocktails.
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