Hottest Mother's Day Gifts Revealed: 7 Big Chains Tell All

Mother's day gifts
Mother's day gifts

It's nearly time to celebrate the woman who birthed you, endured countless sleepless nights when you were a wee little person on account of those 3 a.m. feedings, and, then somehow, later managed to tolerate your assorted teenage shenanigans.

And this Mother's Day, it appears that U.S. consumers will be showing their appreciation even more than last year -- at least spending-wise: Consumers plan to spend an average $152.52 on Mom, up 8% from 2011, according to a BIGInsight consumer spending survey by The National Retail Federation.

If you're still scratching your head over what to buy Mom, here's a rundown of some of the hot sellers so far this Mother's Day at seven big national chains.

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Mothers Day 2012
Mothers Day 2012