Mother's Day is upon us once again and that means getting mom something nice to let her know how much you appreciate her. Here are a few things to "not" get mom though.

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    Gym Membership

    Although your intentions are well meant getting mom a gym membership is probably not going to be the most well received gift of the year. Not a good idea. You will only make your mom self-conscience.


    Kitchen Appliances

    Mom may love to cook but giving her a blender for Mother's Day does not really say “mom you're special”. Come on you can do better!


    Cheap Jewelry

    Now if you're going to get mom jewelry then get the woman the good stuff; don't skimp. You don't want the ring or necklace you give mom to turn her green the week after you give it to her.

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    Exercise Equipment

    Almost all of us have bought exercise equipment that is used for a week and then becomes clutter or a new place to hang clothes. Mom does not need either of these things in her life.  Exercise equipment says: “you need to get up off your lazy booty”  and this is not something you say to your mom.

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    Bruno Vincent/Getty Images News

    Vacuum Cleaner

    Getting mom a vacuum cleaner is just not right at all. Why would you give your mom something to use to clean up after you? Get this any other day of the year...but not for Mother's Day. (eye roll here)