Mother's Day Spending Reaches a New High

(CNN) Today is Mother's Day and it's adding up to be one of the most expensive on record.

The National Retail Federation says $25 billion dollars will be spent on mothers this holiday.

That's up more than eight percent from just over $23 billion dollars last year.

According to the survey, most of the money will be spent on greeting cards.

Followed by flowers, a special outing like a spa day, gift cards, clothing, and jewelry.