Savings Secrets: 5 budget-friendly Mother’s Day gift ideas

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It’s the week before Mother’s Day, and that means procrastinators unite to figure out what to do for Mom. And if you’re on a budget, it might be difficult to come up with some good ideas for a gift. Well DealPro Mary from MissionToSave.com has some great tips for us! 

Be sure to watch her video and tips for 5 budget-friendly Mother’s Day gift ideas

1. Instead of flowers that won’t last longer than a few days, go for a hanging basket or other potted plant. It will last longer and may possibly be cheaper than a bouquet. 
2. Put together a pampering gift basket. Use coupons and sales to find some pampering items, and put it together in a nice basket for Mom. 

3. Get her a 12-month magazine subscription. It’s the gift that keeps on giving! It will keep coming every month. Pick up the latest copy of her favorite magazine off the shelf, purchase a subscription, and write her a special note letting her know that the subscription will be showing up in her mail shortly. 

4. Enlarge a family photo for a memorable gift that won’t cost a lot. 

5. Give Mom the day off from cooking. Plan to cook for Mom for the day, or go out and take advantage of a local restaurant deal for Mother’s Day. 

Check out these tips and more from our DealPros and Valpak.com with these Mother’s Day Gift ideas

What are some of your favorite budget-friendly gift ideas for Mom?

(Source: Savings.com)

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  1. Mary.Hoover

    1 year ago

    Thanks for sharing Crystal! I picked up the hanging baskets today for my mom and MIL! :)

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  2. moo77hb

    1 year ago

    Terrific ideas! I know I would love any of them for Mother;s Day!

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  3. CrystalECollins

    1 year ago

    You’re so welcome Mary! Great tips!

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  4. jeffmarias2001

    1 year ago

    Great ideas! I love giving photos as gifts especially if you dress it up with a nice frame.

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  5. satrntgr

    1 year ago

    Any way to save is a great one!! Thanks for the great post.

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  6. cristimarashi

    1 year ago

    These are all great ideas! I love buying magazines subscriptions as gifts and I love your idea for a spa gift basket. :)

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