More than a third of people planned to give Mom a piece of jewelry today, with charms being especially popular.
Whitney Court usually buys her mom flowers for Mother's Day, but this year she's selected a gift that won't wilt: a silver necklace.
It cost $165, about double the price of a dozen roses delivered. But Court, a nanny who lives in Celebration, Fla., said she's feeling more financially secure.
"I'd rather spend a little bit more money and get her something she can keep," than Court said. ...