Sure, candy and flowers are a safe bet for a Mother's Day present, but sometimes you need to break away from the old standards and get more creative with your plans. C'mon people, this is the woman who carried you for 9 months and then raised you.
In case you need some inspiration, these 7 people crafted some pretty epic surprises for Mother's Day. Some of the ideas involve travelling for an unexpected visit, hiding in a giant wrapped box and revealing the news of a grandchild on the way. So check out these awesome surprises (and the even better reactions), take notes and then devise a scheme worthy of a place on this slideshow for your own mom this Sunday.
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