Flowers shops, restaurants, preparing for busy Mother's Day weekend

SHERMAN, Tex. (KXII)-- "You know its all hands on deck for us, extra prep extra people to sit," said John Lewis, owner of Mariachi's restaurant in Sherman.

According to the National Retail Federation 84 percent of U.S. adults are expected to celebrate Mother's Day this year.

With spending expected to reach a record 25 billion dollars, which includes buying flowers and going out to eat.

"I look forward to it every year, I pre-prep for it so that I am ready to take each and every order that calls me," said Paulette Wade.

Paulette Wade owns Country Florist and has been in business in Sherman since 1978.

She says this time of year is one of the most hectic in her industry, but she's glad that she'll be able to help create moments that will last a lifetime for her customers.

"For Mother's Day its the mixed spring like these here, multiple flowers multiple color combinations but mainly the pinks, lavenders and whites," added Wade.

"I just come out and look for the brightest flowers for me, just the prettiest ones that stand out," said Troy Williams.

Just a few blocks away is Mariachi's Fine Mexican Food where they are expecting a rush with Grayson College having their gradation ceremony Friday.

Then on Sunday they expect a packed house.

The NRF expects Americans to spend nearly 5 billion dollars alone on eating out for Mother's Day.

"Very busy on Sunday we'll be at max capacity for most of the day, and like I said we'll have extra hands on deck to make sure everyone is served in a timely manner," said Lewis.

"Just happy Mother's Day to all the beautiful mother's out there, I hope you have a good day Sunday," added Williams.