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Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother’s Day is right around the corner and though we all would love to gift our mom’s with an island and a billion dollars to thank them for everything they do for us, that’s not always in the budget.

Now I am going to be real with you – the mom in your life probably doesn’t want some gift that you felt obligated to buy her. Most likely, the mom in your life would be happy with a heartfelt card and some quality time. If you’re a partner looking at what to get their wife, she would love to be surprised by a clean house, kids being taken care of, and some no-stress peace and quiet.

But because we do also like receiving gifts: here are some budget-friendly but still uniquely personable gift ideas to spoil the mom in your life – whether that be full, step, in-law, or grand!

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From Her Kids

1. Sassy Coffee Mug

If your family is anything like mine, you love to joke around and sass one another – completely out of love of course! Show your mom who she’s surrounded by this Mother’s Day with this coffee mug.

2. Personalized Family Peg Dolls

Give something unique and personalized with this custom peg doll photo of your family! They are hand-painted to show the uniqueness of each family.  

3. Custom Wine Labels

Have a wine-loving mom in your life? These custom wine labels are a perfect way to show your mom you care while also gifting them something they really care about.

4. “Aloe You Vera Much” Flower Pat

Not only does this planter make a lovely addition to any room, but it also shows as a constant reminder to your mom about how much you love her!

5. Coupons for Mom Book – Blank Vouchers

Gift this little book of treats including 40 vouchers to your mom either blank for her to fill out and redeem, or filled out.

6. Mother and Child Necklace

A beautiful gift for Mother’s Day is this mother and child sterling silver heart necklace!

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7. Bath Bomb Gift Set

Treat your mom to some relaxation with these luxury bath bombs. They contain essential oils to ease all the tension in one’s body and to promote healthier skin!

8. Spoon and Mug Set

Have a tea-loving mom? Gift them this spoon and mug set for Mother’s Day so each morning can start with a nice pick-me-up!

9. Thank You Necklace

This little tree branch necklace is a great necklace for you and your siblings to give to your mom for this Mother’s Day.

10. “What I Love About You Mom” Book

This little book contains fill-in-the-blank lines to describe why your mom is the best. You can make it as honest, as heartfelt, or as hilarious as you choose! Perfect for a unique gift.

11. “Home is Where Mom Is” Coffee Mug

This coffee mug is definitely the perfect coffee mug for the best friend/mom in your life!

12. Infinite Love Necklace

The third (and not the last) necklace on the list – you can never have too many nice necklaces. With this necklace, you can thank your mom this Mother’s Day for the neverending love she has supplied!

From Her Partner

1. Owl Design Mini Ceramic Flower Pots

Even if the mom in your life does not possess a green thumb, these tiny flower pots can be a wonderful addition to any home – just throw in some real or fake flowers and call it a day!

2. You Are Mighty Reminder Necklace

Sometimes, one of the best things you can get for your partner is a reminder of how strong and powerful they are – especially when the chaos of family life is running wild. Gifting this to your special someone is definite to give them some extra inspiration and confidence.

3. Canon Camera

A more expensive purchase – and you can definitely shop around for cheaper – but gifting a quality camera would help the mom in your life capture the family moments that are speeding by.

4. Instant Camera

Looking for something way cheaper but will still provide lasting, hard-copy memories? The Instant Camera is a good way to go! It only requires 2 AA batteries and takes bright pictures with a soft look. Available in multiple colours. Does not include film.

5. Leather Tote Bag

Not only will this bag match any outfit, but it is large enough to hold a laptop, making it perfect for using in office, for travel, or on a daily basis.

6. Soy Milk Thank You Candle

Show your partner that you really appreciate them by getting them a sassy “Thank You” soy candle! These hand-poured soy candles are made with all-natural soy wax and come in recycled glasses.

7. Custom Watercolor House Portrait

Show off your humble abode with this colorful watercolor personalized portrait. By sending a picture of your house, Cathy (the artist) will pay special attention to the details which make your home charming and unique.

8. Custom Family Portrait

As stated on the website, this is a timeless keepsake that will be a conversation piece wherever it’s placed! These custom portraits are drawn individually to capture the unique characteristics of each member of your family.

9. Family Names Throw Pillow Cover

Moms love showing off their family, so make it both easy and stylish for her with a personalized pillow cover showcasing the names of the members of her family.

10. What A Difference A Day Makes Print

This handmade burlap print is a wonderful way to celebrate your one of a kind love story by showcasing special dates/events that make up your personal family history!

11. Personalized Initial Necklace

Another way for moms to show off their family, but a little more subtly. You can get anywhere from 1 to 8 disc on the chain, and can even pick the length of the chain.

12. Personalized Engraved Bar Bracelet

As stated on the page, this bracelet is great to wear with a customized personal message, such as initials, names, or a special date. Perfect for Mother’s Day with an engravement that is personal to the person!

Easy Crafts

1. Dancing Flowers Craft

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2. “I Love You Because…”

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3. Reverse Mom Painting

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4. Handprint Flower Craft

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5. Footprint Butterfly (with Poem)

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