Gear up for Mother’s Day with these special deals and discounts!

Are you prepared for Mother’s Day this weekend? Are you in need of last-minute gift ideas or things to do with mom? All benefit-eligible MSU faculty and staff have access to a variety of discounts and savings through MSU Benefits Plus. And if you’re still looking for something to do with mom this weekend, check out these fun ideas and places to take mom around Lansing.


Capital Prime offers a Mother’s Day brunch buffet and dinner program. You can visit the brunch buffet from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. The buffet offers a traditional breakfast, prime rib selections, omelet stations and more. Visit Capital Prime website for more information.

Looking for a family event? Mother’s Day at Potter Park Zoo will have free admission for all moms on Sunday, May 12. The zoo offers a variety of activities like Wings Down Under, Bungee Jump and pony rides. Find more information on the Potter Park Zoo website.

On Saturday, May 11, Michigan Distillery will offer a Mother’s Day Flower Exchange and Planting event. For this event, you should bring flat flowers and your own pot. You will be able to plant and exchange flowers with other moms in the room. Check out Michigan Distillery for more information.

Still searching for that perfect gift? MSU benefit-eligible employees can visit MSU Benefits Plus for a wide variety of savings and deals from jewelry, flowers, special treats and more! Just log into MSU Benefits Plus to access some of the deals and savings below:


  • Looking for a flower arraignment? Save 25% with Blooms Today.
  • offers special Mother’s Day selections with gifts baskets, flowers and special treats. Save 25% off on your final purchase.
  • At you don’t have to wait for Mother’s Day. They offer 25% savings all year round and have special selections for mom.
  • 1800flowers offers a wide selection of floral arrangements and sweet treats for mom. Find the perfect arraignment for mom with 20% off.
  • First in Flowers has multiple flower arraignments and treats for your mom’s special day. Save 15% off your order now.


  • Satisfy her sweet tooth with an order from David’s Cookies. Save 20% on all regular price orders.
  • Find the perfect fruit and cookie assortment with Harry & David. Harry & David offers a variety of treats like a tower of treats, cookie box, truffle sets and more! Get 20% your final purchase today.
  • has the perfect gift for mom! Visit to find the perfect pendant, charm, bracelet and more. Save 25% now for the perfect gift for mom!
  • If you’re looking to save on perfume, Perfume Emporium offers $10 off $40 or more. Perfume Emporium offers a wide variety of skin and beauty products.
  • Are you looking to spoil your mom with a spa day? Spa and Wellness offers $10 off a gift card of $50 or more. Find the right spa treatment for mom and a location close to you at MSU Benefits Plus.

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