Without local shops, shoppers would buy gifts exclusively from in-flight catalogs, forcing fathers to sneak into airplane-wheel wells on Black Friday to order spy-camera blenders for their children. Enjoy earthbound browsing with today's Groupon: for $15, you get $30 worth of gifts, accessories, and household décor at Mother May I.
Mother May I casts a creative spell on households with uncommon accessories and distinct decorations, ranging from cowhides to crystals. Assert support of a local football team with a set of Bentley Texas Tech glasses ($6.43) or renounce support by emphatically shattering them on the driveway. A selection of Flaunt wristlet purses ($31.99) carries cell phones and small wallets, while a larger weekend tote ($127.55) carries cell phones, larger wallets, and sets of medical encyclopedias. Aprons ($25.49) help keep clothes clean during all manner of home-improvement projects.