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Mother’s Day is all about showing mom just how special she really is and what a positive impact she’s had on your life. Unfortunately, finding a gift that says all of that can be a daunting task. Coming up with the perfect present is even more challenging if you’re on a budget. It fact, the challenge can seem downright impossible. This is where a lot of people panic and end up at an all-night convenience store sifting through leftover cards the night before Mother’s Day. However, it is possible to get a great deal on Mother’s Day gifts; here are some ideas….Diamonds are a girl’s best friend.
Okay, real diamonds are out of the question if you’re on a budget; however, jewelry is still a possibility. Instead of something formal go for something fun like a bangle bracelet, chunky ring, or an eye-catching necklace. Charming Charlie is an excellent option for fun accessories that won’t break the bank. The best thing about this store? It’s color coded so you can find mom’s favorite color in a snap!
Add a personal touch.
Want to give mom a one-of-a-kind gift this Mother’s Day? No problem. How about giving her a personalized item with your image on it? The options of what you can personalize are just about endless from throws to calendars. One great option is the multi photo color changing mug from personalcreations.com. This mug is under $20 and you can add up to 5 photos of you, your children, your siblings, or you and mom together. IT makes for a fun surprise because it just looks like a plain black cup until hot liquid is added.
I need a spa day.
Your mom could probably use a luxurious spa day; however, for the wallet weary that simply may not be an option. Luckily, you can still give mom a relaxing spa-like day. Head on over to Bath and Body Works and check out their Mother’s Day gift baskets. They’ve got options for all different budgets; for example, there’s a Kiss, Sparkle, & Scent gift basket that includes a travel size warm vanilla sugar body lotion and shower gel, a candle, and a whipped vanilla lip gloss for $15.00. You can get this basket and then add in a bottle of nail polish and facial mask for just a couple of dollars more.
It’s the thought that counts.
Yeah, the line “it’s the thought that counts” sounds totally cliche, but it’s often true. When it comes to Mother’s Day, you can probably make mom’s face light up without spending a dime. How? Make mom a coupon book full of things you’ll do with no complaints. For example, if you have younger siblings still at home, give coupons for free babysitting. You can also include coupons for things you know mom doesn’t like to do such as weeding the flower beds.
There are a lot of things you can do for mom this Mother’s Day without spending a fortune. The trick is to know what mom likes from hobbies to special foods to tastes in jewelry and clothing and then to think outside of the box.