One talented youngster showed-off her creative talents to win a great Mother’s Day gift for her mom this year in KFC’s “America’s Favorite Mother’s Day Card” Contest.

Jessica Abraham, age 8, from Garland, Texas, will receive a $5,000 cash prize, along with a “Relief Bucket” for her mom filled with spa items, certificates for house cleaning services, KFC gift checks and $500 cash. Jessica’s winning card also is now available to view and download at , just in time for Mother’s Day!

“Super Mom” Bobbi McCaughey, the mother of America’s renowned septuplets, helped judge the greeting card contest and describes homemade cards as one of her favorite Mother’s day traditions. “Mother’s Day is such a rewarding time for me; it reminds me to step back and be grateful for the health, diversity and size of my family,” noted Bobbi McCaughey. “All of my children are so creative, and a homemade Mother’s Day card is a great way for them to show off their talents.”

Kids, ages six to 11, across the country were challenged to design their own homemade Mother’s Day greeting card. All eligible entries were judged on originality, creativity, design and message in cooperation with, a leading online resource aimed at inspiring creativity and excellence in children. The top 12 winners were awarded $500, while the top three cards were posted online at , where America chose Jessica as the top card designer. Two runners-up will each receive a $1,000 cash prize.

This mother’s day, KFC has also partnered with the Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Flowers to award customers a special 20% off discount code with the purchase of any KFC bucket, at participating restaurants while supplies last, to be used on until May 30, 2006.

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