Simple Mother’s Day gifts that your mom will love


Mother’s Day is this Sunday and it isn’t too late too find the perfect gift and not break the bank. Moms just want to feel appreciated and celebrated for all they do.

Moms love personalized gifts. One great idea is to head to your local craft store and get a stepping stone kit. Have the kids put in their handprints and add Happy Mother’s Day and then the year. Most kits include some gems and other decorations too. This makes a great memento and will make any mom smile. This will help her remember a special Mother’s Day each time she sees it. You could even make one every few years and make a little path. You will be amazed how fast those little handprints become big.
One other great Mother’s day idea is to let her spend a bit of time by herself. You could give her a Starbucks gift card and a magazine and send her off for a bit of time to recharge. If she loves to shop, you could send her to the mall for a few hours with a gift card. If you want to make this time extra special, you and the kids can clean the house while she is away. Can you imagine her delight to coming home to a freshly cleaned home?

Next it is a great idea to spend some time as a family. This doesn’t have to cost anything. You could go on a family bike ride or walk. Making happy memories is always a favorite for Moms.

I also love those coupon books that can be made and used throughout the year. Here is a great printable Mother’s day coupon book. There are even spots to make your own coupons so be sure to think about what your Mom would like best. You can print it out on some cardstock and you have a great and inexpensive Mother’s day gift.

Be sure to let your Mom know how much you appreciate every thing she does. She will love that you made her feel special and helped create a fabulous Mother’s Day.

Melissa Buckles is the founder of where she loves to help others learn how to save money and live well. She sometimes isn’t frugal but she rarely pays full price. She is also a DealPro and teaches Savings Nation workshops that help people learn how to save up to 50% off their grocery bills.


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