Whether you're tight on cash or simply want to shower mom with gifts from the heart, opting for the DIY route is a great alternative to storebought treats. And even though she'll love anything you get her, she'll definitely notice -- and appreciate -- the extra bit of elbow grease you put into Mother's Day this year.
Below, a few instructional videos on how to make creative Mother's Day gifts from scratch.
If you really think about it, Mother's Day is the perfect opportunity to make up for all those times you gave mom a hard time during your youth. After all, a bouquet of daffodils now definitely excuses that time you snuck out of the house at 2 am. And a box of gourmet truffles? The perfect antidote to the antique china you broke while running around like a wild banshee.
But while flowers and chocolate are dandy, they don't last long. Treat Mom to one of these five Mother's Day gifts she'll both use and love for years to come:
While the Easter bunny is generally well-regarded for its fluffy belly, alert ears and too-cute buck teeth, some humans just aren't so fond of the creature. We're talking about young kiddos who -- when faced with the giant creature every Easter holiday -- erupt into a fountain of tears, traumatic screams and eyes bulging out of their sockets.
It's almost as if adults just want a little entertainment for the day. So, come Easter, they encourage a little PTSD by way of bunny rabbit.
Japan suffered from a large aftershock earthquake measuring 7.4 on the magnitude chart. There was a tsunami warning issued that was lifted after only 90 minutes. Watch the live video footage taken during the quake.
Monday night on 'WWE Raw,' Jersey Shore Oompa Loompa Snooki Polizzi overcame her diminutive size and lack of professional wrestling experience to put a serious beat down on WWE stars Michelle McCool and Layla.
It was all to promote the pay-per-view event WrestleMania XXVII, which will feature Snooki and her tiny fists-of-fury on the fight card.
The world's foremost (and self-proclaimed) "guidette" is far from the first celebrity to step into the pro wrestling ring. Read on to see videos of Snooki and a host of other bold face names doing the fake fighting thing. It's fake, right? Right?
The 40-dollar bag of cocaine Antonio Recinos bought from his friendly neighborhood drug dealer seemed to him to be a bit short. So the East Hartford, Connecticut man dialed 911 to report that he had been ripped off.
TMZ reports that Gilbert Gottfried was fired from his voice-over work as the duck for Aflack, because of his latest tweets about the Japan Earthquake and Tsunami. Would you expect anything else from this comedian?
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