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Mother's Day is May 13th, just a couple weeks away, and if you're trying to step out of the same old routine to make your Mama feel adored, we're here to help. New York City is an amazing city to celebrate any occasion in, and Mother's Day has no less awesome options. If you're looking for a special and unique way to celebrate your Mama, check this list of our top 5 ideas for Mother's Day 2012 in NYC:

1. Wine & Dine on the NY Harbor

Showing your Mom the New York Skyline is a gift in itself. Add a scrumptious lunch, dinner or wine-tasting cruise through the water and you've got yourself a complete Mother's Day package! Book one of these fine NYC cruises to make Mother's Day 2012 extra awesome:

2. Get Crafty with Cupcakes

You're invited to the cupcake decorating party this Mother's Day at Ripley's Believe It or Not!  Head to the Times Square wax museum from 12pm-5pm and join Sonii Cakes for an ultimate cupcake decorating workshop. One-of-a-kind tasty treats for the whole family, plus Mom gets free admission; it's a win-win!

3. Picture-Perfect Green Garden Party Picnic

Say that 5 times fast! Then, take mom to the beautiful Daffodil Hill in Azalea Garden for Mother's Day on May 12 & 13 from 12pm-5pm. While you're playing law games, sampling food trucks, painting with watercolors, flying kites and enjoying a Bronx Arts Ensemble concert of Beauty and the Beast, photographers will be capturing these special moments on film.  Have a great time with Mom in the outdoors and gift her a souvenir photo at the end of the day!

4. Forget Her Not at The Waldorf

The world-famous Waldorf Astoria's spa, Guerlain is offering a special "Forget Me Not" Mother's Day pampering package to show your Mom just how adored she is. The package includes a 50-minute massage, 12 long-stemmed roses and a box of gourmet chocolates

5.  Give a Tree Life, Like She Gave You Life

Cheesy, but true, MillionTreesNYC is giving you the opportunity to plant new flower and tree life with the one who gave you life this Mother's Day! Sign up and receive a care kit, including a bucket, hand towel, soil, tools, gloves and a tree-care manual. Make mom proud by suggesting this great cause and enjoy a day in the park (rain or shine) on May 13th at 1pm-3:30pm at Greenpoint ave & 44th St. in Queens.