There are some basic gifts for Mother's Day. The flowers. The card. The perfume.

But here's the reality. The flowers will eventually die, and the card will end up in a drawer with random keys and rubber bands. And you know the perfume doesn't smell that good.

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What do midwestern moms say they really want on Mother's Day?

Ditch the gifts that have no meaning and follow some of these suggestions for 20 things that moms from Illinois and Wisconsin say they actually want this Sunday (Mother's Day 5/14)

20 Things Midwestern Moms Want on Mother's Day

25 richest families in America

To find out which clans hold the most wealth, Stacker compiled a list of the 25 richest families in America using 2020 data from Forbes.

LOOK: Here is the richest town in each state

Just saying the names of these towns immediately conjures up images of grand mansions, luxury cars, and ritzy restaurants. Read on to see which town in your home state took the title of the richest location and which place had the highest median income in the country. Who knows—your hometown might even be on this list.