With our busy schedules, many people don't have time for special trips to the mall or specialty stores to shop for a Mother's Day gift. Luckily, there are gift ideas at local supermarkets that are fast, fun and won't break the bank.

I spoke to Jennifer Gorman with the United Supermarket families about the quandary of what to get my mother-in-law for Mother's Day. And she had the perfect solution: pick up amazing gifts for mom at a United Supermarket Family store.

A variety of gifts are available for the taking at United, Market Street, Amigos or Albertsons stores, Gorman told me.

These mother's day gifts include dishes, accessories, home accents or candles. The floral departments also have beautiful fresh cut flowers and the most adorable little containers filled with mini selections like miniature rose bushes, hydrangeas and various others that will delight mom -- and look great on a tray for breakfast in bed.

There is also a wonderful selections of lotions, fragrance, sachets and more to help mom feel pampered on her special day.

If you don't have the time or inclination to bake, the bakery boasts homemade muffins, cakes, pies, truffles, brownies, parfaits and cookies.

If you're making a meal or breakfast in bed for mom, there's only one thing to say: check out the cherries! They are in season, half price (right now) and are the perfect accent to breakfast, lunch or dinner in a pretty dish.

So, since you have to get groceries anyway, take it easy on yourself and get mom something while you're there. She will love it and you will love the convenience and price!

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