Mother's Day is coming up on Sunday, and we are likely to spend more than ever on the women that created us.
In fact, consumers are expected to spend an average of $152.52 on gifts for Mother's Day: up 8 percent from last year, according to a survey by the National Retail Federation. In total, we're expected to spend a total $18.6 billion on Mother's Day presents, according to the NRF. (H/t USA Today.)
Why the increase? It's partly because these days, we don't only spend on our mothers, but also on other relatives and friends that have kids, according to the NRF.
How much do you plan to spend on Mother's Day? Tweet us @huffpostmoney with the hashtag #giftsformom
Here are a bunch of interesting factoids about Mother's Day Spending:
Need a last minute gift? Here are 15 Mother's Day sales you can check out.
There also are some stores offering free Mother's Day food, including TCBY and IKEA stores, according to Time.
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