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

By DealPro(view all posts by CrystalECollins)
at 9:00AM Monday May 6, 2013
under Money Saving Tips

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)