Moms are awesome.

I can’t imagine life without my mom and I know that many people feel the same way.

We want to treat your mom with a $50 gift card to Melting Pot Fondue Restaurant La Jolla, tickets to Taco Fest, as well as tickets to see Iration!

It’s up to her if she takes you with her. Ha, ha. 

So in a few sentences we want to know why your mom is so awesome!

Shoot me an email: and we will announce the winner tomorrow (Friday) at 8:30 a.m. before Beer for Breakfast.


There are also great deals and freebies for mom this weekend. Check it out:

Applebee’s – Spend $50 on gift cards, get a free $10 gift card.

Baskin Robbins – Order your Mother’s Day ice cream cake online and save $3 with promo code MOTHER. Good through May 16.

Fandango – Buy movie tickets and get a free bouquet from The Bouq.

Hooter’s – Moms can get a free entree with drink purchase.

KFC – The chicken chain is giving away a romance novella, “Tender Wings of Desire,” featuring founder Harland Sanders – that’s Col. Sanders to you and me – as the love interest. The book can be downloaded for free on

Logan’s Roadhouse – Spend $50 on gift cards, get free $10 gift card.

Macaroni Grill – Get a $19.99 per person prix fixe menu on Saturday, May 13 and Sunday, May 14. The special includes salad, choice of entree and one dessert. The chain is also offering 25 percent off e-gift cards through May 14 with promo code MOM17.

Outback Steakhouse – Get free $10 gift card with the purchase of $50 in gift cards.

Papa Murphys – The pizza chain is partnering with Pepsi for a Mother’s Day sweepstakes giving away a three day, two night trip to Las Vegas. The runner up prize is a $100 Papa Murphy’s gift card. Sweepstakes runs through May. 14. You can go here to enter.

Pilot Flying J – Moms can get one free cup of coffee – any size – through May 20. You’ll need this coupon to redeem. Offer good from May 14-20.

Ruby Tuesdays – Get $15 in gift cards for every $50 gift cards you purchase.

Ruth’s Chris – The steakhouse will have a variety of Mother’s Day specials starting at about $50. Also, moms who dine in on May 13 or 14 will receive a $25 credit to use towards a future purchase. Select locations will open at noon on Mother’s Day.

Starbucks – Enjoy half-prices Frappuccino each day from 3-6 p.m. through May 14.

TCBY – Stop by on May 14 for a free treat for mom.