36 Special (but Budget-Friendly) Gifts for Mother's Day

36 Special (but Budget-Friendly) Gifts for Mother's Day

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Lisa Freedman
May 6, 2017
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Do not forget: Mother's Day is Sunday, May 14! Be sure to give her a call (you might even want to go see her if she lives close by!) and consider buying her a nice little present. What to get? We've rounded up 36 gift ideas that she's sure to love — no matter how much money you have to spend.

10 Gifts for $25 or Less

If money's a little tight, you can still swing a super-special present. Perhaps your mom would get a kick out of a cheeky mug? Or maybe she has a penchant for donuts? (If so, we have the sweetest candle for her!). Or maybe she's been needing a new pitcher? There are plenty of ways you can show her you care — for $25 or less.

Go shopping: 10 Mother's Day Gifts Under $25

10 Gifts for $70 or less

If your budget is a little more flexible, you can certainly spoil her with some big-ticket items. For starters, there's the world's prettiest cocktail shaker for martini-loving mamas. Plus a trendy cookie jar that looks like a cactus, a smoothie blender, and more.

Get out your credit cards: 10 Mother's Day Gifts for $70 or Less

15 Cookbooks That Mom Is Sure to Love

There was a time when receiving a cookbook for Mother's Day may have been as exciting as receiving a vacuum — useful, sure, but a bit lacking in glamour. That's just not the case with today's gorgeous options. Get mom one of these cookbooks and she'll want to dive right in.

Start reading: 15 Cookbooks That Make Great Mother's Day Gifts

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1 Bouquet of Kitchen Utensils

Standard flowers are too boring and predictable. (Plus, a lot of moms we know are allergic to them!) Instead, make a DIY bouquet of kitchen utensils, which she can take apart and use long after even next year's Mother's Day.

Steal the easy DIY: This Mother's Day Bouquet Will Never Wilt

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