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Mother's Day: Six great gift ideas on a shoestring budget that mom will love

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Looking for the perfect Mother’s Day gift on a shoestring budget? Most mothers don’t care about how much you spend on a present for them; in fact, a lot of moms would prefer you not to spend any money on them at all. For everyone else, there are some great gift ideas out there for wonderfully sentimental gifts that will make your mother smile and not leave you with an empty wallet.

Don’t forget that it might be a nice touch to make mom a coconut cake, chocolate pie or perhaps a scrumptious chocolate éclair cake. You could also try your hand at making Chicken Marsala or bourbon chicken. The most important aspect is to make sure mom doesn’t have to cook.

Below are six creative and unique pictures of Mother’s Day presents. These deals range from $4 to $32, so you are not breaking the bank and your mom will be tickled pink.We hope you find some great Mother’s day gift ideas from the list below!

Mother's Day Wood Blocks
Mother's Day Wood Blocks Buzzingbeeswoodcrafts/

Mother's Day Wood Blocks

"First my Mom Forever my Friend"- Home decor handmade by BuzzingBeesCrafts at – This precious wood blocks craft would make the perfect gift for mom! They are made with wood, paint, stain, ribbon and vinyl lettering.  Buzzing Bees Wood Crafts carry over 200 different wooden signs to choose from in various categories such as Summer, Easter, Teacher Appreciation, Christmas, Thanksgiving and even some personalized to your specification! The prices range from $5 to $42 dollars for larger more intricate signs. The mother’s day wood block sign shown is $13.

Coral Chevron Infinity Scarf
Coral Chevron Infinity Scarf SageKandCo./

Coral Chevron Infinity Scarf

Handmade by Sage K and Co. and found on – These handmade infinity scarfs are made from 100% Viscose and are sheer, lightweight and breathable.  The size is approximately 20” wide by 32” long and can easily be looped twice. Sage K and Co. makes 30 different varieties of scarfs as well as some beautiful bracelets, necklaces and earrings. It’s definitely a fun etsy shop to get lost in! The price range for an infinity scarf is anywhere between $8 and $13. The scarf shown is $9.

Plus size Damask with Red Tonal Floral Full Sweetheart Apron
Plus size Damask with Red Tonal Floral Full Sweetheart Apron Myempynestdesigns/

Plus size Damask with Red Tonal Floral Full Sweetheart Apron

Floral Full Sweetheart Apron made by MyEmptyNestDesigns and found on – Handmade with cotton fabrics, this adorable apron is cute enough to wear long after the cooking or baking has finished. The picture shows a petticoat under the apron; however that is not included. There are over 50 patterns to choose from with various size ranges. Tickle your mom with this fanciful apron for $32.00 and she just might whip you up a batch of fresh chocolate chip cookies!

Malden Bronze Script Mom Picture Frame
Malden Bronze Script Mom Picture Frame Malden International Designs/

Malden Bronze Script Mom Picture Frame

Found on This bronze casted metal frame is a special way to treat mom this year. The outer frame is cute; however the message inside (the picture you place in the frame) shows the inner beauty that you share with your mom.  The little "I love you" in the box under the last “m” is just icing on the cake for this great Mother’s Day option! Price for this little jewel is $11.37.

Sea Sprite Lip Balm Limited Edition
Sea Sprite Lip Balm Limited Edition LongWinterSoapCo/

Sea Sprite Lip Balm Limited Edition

Sea Sprite Lip Balm can be found on – Natural materials in this homemade lip balm include: beeswax, shea, cocoa, grapeseed, jojoba, almond, flavor, and  tocopherol.  Mom will love how the natural moisturizing lip balm just melts right into her lips without a waxy film. There are several flavors of lips balm including:  Lavendaer Honey Oval Lip Balm, Black Honey Lip Balm, Cocoa Rose Lip Balm and even one called Unicorn Farts Lip Balm! At a price of $4.00 a tube, this is a great find for a Mother’s Day present.

Carson Home Accents Mother Rectangle Music Box
Carson Home Accents Mother Rectangle Music Box carson/

Carson Home Accents Mother Rectangle Music Box

This mother's music box is found on  Measuring 6-Inch by 4-Inch by 2-1/2-Inch, this is beautiful music box that any mother would treasure always! With a loving heartfelt message on the top, the box plays the timeless Beethoven’s classic “Fur Elise”.  Nothing fancy or elaborate; however this music box is full of sentimental charm.  For the price of $16.92, it is definitely a Mother’s Day steal!



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