Mother’s Day Gift Ideas / Things to do on a budget

Hello Everyone. Mother’s day is coming up on 13th May 2018.

If you are unable to decide the right gift for her or are on a budget, you may consider any of the following simple, inexpensive yet heart warming ideas to let your mom know you care for her and are grateful for whatever she has done for you.

A Thank You Note

Technically, not just one thank you note.

Write 365 short notes each mentioning one thing that you admire about her or are grateful towards, for everything she does for you all 365 days in a year.

If you don’t have a lot of time, you could write 12 slightly longer notes representing every month of the year.

Cook for Her

Try out a recipe and prepare a delicious meal for her (or the entire family!).

If you are a good at cooking, she’ll like it. But if you are not, she’ll love you for the extra efforts you put into it.

However, i strongly suggest you to have a back up ready in case what you cook doesn’t end up tasting like it should have. :p

Even tough she’ll be impressed with your efforts and smile, you probably would not want to leave everybody invited, starving πŸ˜€

Make Up Subscription Box

If you can spend a little something, a makeup box subscription will give you a high return on investment here. Even when you order just one box.

The costs are far lesser than the retail price of the makeup they send in the box. So you’ll end up saving and she will be happy with the variety of products she’ll get.

(Picture: Glamego Box)

Go for a Picnic Together

Pack some food and take her to a picnic spot nearby. That will be cost effective and you’ll make some memories.

Buy Her A Spa / Salon Treatment

The cost of a hair spa and a pedicure would not burn a hole into your pocket. She’ll love that feeling of being pampered.

Alternatively, you both can go for a fish pedicure together. It is a completely different experience if you have never tried before.

If your budget can accommodate higher expenses, you can book a spa appointment for her or even join her.

I hope these ideas helped πŸ™‚

64 thoughts on “Mother’s Day Gift Ideas / Things to do on a budget

      1. Doing well thanks for asking!! My mom’s birthday is on May 10 so we usually do her birthday and mother’s day as one big celebration. What are you plans for your family?

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      2. I actually have an exam on 14th so going out is not possible. Bought her a gold ring and she is pretty happy with that.. but i’ll definitely prepare the lunch for that day.

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      3. You’re still in school right now?? Or you’re not in college? That is really sweet–I just came back from our family dinner and she was really happy of course to have us all together. it’s the little things!

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      4. Sure it is the little things that matter most πŸ™‚ I’m studying Charterted Accountancy (Indian Version of a CPA) πŸ™‚ and I also work as an Analyst

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