Friday, May 11, 2018

13 Mother's Day Fun Facts

It's Mother's Day Weekend, a time to celebrate mothers and grandmothers for all that they do for us. In honor of Mother's Day, Your Lake Vacation thought it would be fun to look up some fun facts about this holiday to share with you. Below are some fun facts about Mother's Day that you may not have known.

Mother's Day Fun Facts 

Mother's Day is a celebration of mothers and grandmothers all around the world. From cards and flowers to taking mom out to dinner, there are plenty of ways to show mom your appreciation of everything she does throughout the year. Take a look at these Mother's Day facts. Are any of them surprising to you? 
  1. More people purchase fresh flowers and plants for Mother's Day than for any other holiday except Christmas/Hanukkah. 
  2. The National Retail Federation (NRF) estimates that US consumers will spend $23.1 billion celebrating Mother's Day. Shoppers will spend an average of $180 on mom this Mother's Day. 
  3. According to the NRF, 77% of consumers will give cards to their mothers for Mother's Day this year. 
  4. According to the NRF, more money will be spent on jewelry than any other category this Mother's Day, at $4.6 billion. 
  5. According to, the various tasks mothers perform at home would be worth $67,619 a year in the professional world. 
  6. More calls are made on Mother's Day than any other day of the year, approximately 122 million calls. 
  7. According to the NRF, 69% of consumers will purchase flowers for their mother on Mother's Day. 
  8. Carnations have special meaning on Mother's Day, with red for those living mothers and white for those who had passed. 
  9. The oldest mother on record is a 70 year old woman in India who gave birth to a son on April 19, 2016. 
  10. There are 48 words in the English language that contain the word "mother," including motherhood and motherly. 
  11. Mother's Day is the busiest day of the year for the restaurant industry with 62% of Americans dining out. 
  12. Mother's Day is celebrated on the second Sunday in May in 94 different countries. 
  13. Mother's Day is the third most popular holiday in the world, behind only Christmas and Easter.

Celebrating mother's doesn't have to be just this weekend! Why not take her on a Lake of the Ozarks getaway this summer? Whether you plan a girls trip for her or make it a family vacation, the Lake of the Ozarks is the place to be this summer! Your Lake Vacation is here to help with all your vacation planning needs. We'll hook you up with the perfect Lake of the Ozarks accommodations, from private waterfront homes to condos with all the best amenities. Give us a call at 573-365-3367 today!

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