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Card, Flower Business Booms for Mother's Day

Posted: Updated: - 1.4 million new moms are celebrating Mother's Day for the first time this year. 
But all moms deserve something special.
It turns out, Americans spend more than $1.9 billion on flowers for their moms every year.
Plus, Mother's Day is the third biggest day for card sales.
The owner of Shelby's floral in Kennewick said they had a line of people waiting outside the door Sunday morning when they opened. 
"We has a line yea it was busy this morning and people picking things up that they had already pre-ordered so yea we started off early, we've had a little bit if a slow down now but we'll have another big rush coming in," said Jackie Brown.
Brown also said business is about the same every year and they do a lot to get ready for this day.