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Moms truly are the best.
You can always splurge a little bit on Mother’s Day – but you also don’t have to break the bank to show her how much you care. You can rarely go wrong with a heartfelt card or homemade meal.
But just in case you want something to wrap, we found 22 gifts under $50 that will make her smile.
Give her the gift of a green thumb
No window box? No problem. Mom can grow her own herbs with this indoor garden planting kit.
Price: $5.80 per pot
Keep bits and bobs safe with a tiny ring dish
It might be made for rings, but there’s no rule that it can’t hold earrings, necklaces, or keys.
Help her unwind after a long day with floral bath tea
Because all moms deserve a relaxing bath at the end of the day.
Let her sample a variety of beauty products with a subscription to Birchbox
A subscription to Birchbox will get her a monthly package of beauty supplies, including makeup, perfume, hair products, and skin creams.
Each month, the products vary – if she finds a favorite, you have next year’s Mother’s Day gift in the bag.
Price: $30 for three months
Perk up her outfit with a fun scarf
It’s fashion forward and will keep her warm.
Say it again with a ‘Best momma ever’ mug
Tie your gift together nicely by including an herbal tea set or a bag of her favorite coffee grounds.
Add charm to her kitchen with French-inspired appetizer plates
- Sur La Table
They’re perfect for mom’s homemade sides and small bites.
Keep organized with a fun city tote
- West Elm
Just in time for a weekend in the sun.
Keep her trinkets organized with nesting boxes
- West Elm
The perfect place to show off her favorite bits and bobs.
Dress up any corner with a ceramic planter
Place some pebbles in the bottom of the planter and fill it with her favorite greenery.
Make her life easier with a tablet cutting board stand
It’ll keep her recipes propped up and add a decorative touch to her kitchen.
Pamper her on the go with scented hand creams
Because who doesn’t love a decadent hand cream?
Put her favorite pictures on a custom iPhone case
You can create a grid like the one in the picture, or print fewer, bigger photos in different patterns.
Bring priceless moments back to life with photo prints
- Social Print Studio
Social Print Studio makes it easy to get your best Instagram photos printed and framed in a snap.
Alternatively, you can print your favorite picture with mom at CVS or any other drugstore and shop for the perfect frame online or at stores like Target, TJ Maxx, and Marshalls.
Energize her day with a Chemex coffee maker
Chemex coffee is the trendiest way to drink a cup of joe these days. She can brew for company … or just for herself.
Price: $36.95 – $45.95
Give her a personalized necklace with her kids’ initials
What do moms never tire of doing? Talking about their kids.
This gold initial necklace from Efy Tal Jewelry will go with anything (and if you have Amazon Prime, you won’t even pay for shipping).
Treat her to a night on the town
Let mom not have to worry about putting dinner on the table for once.
Treat her to an evening out or send a gift card to her go-to restaurant.
Surprise her with flowers on any occasion
- The Bouqs
You can’t go wrong with a fresh bouquet of flowers. Contact a local florist or order from fresh flower delivery company The Bouqs, which offers lush bouquets starting at $50 (“Bourdeaux” arrangement shown).
Spice up her living room with a fashionable candle
Fashion forward and functional.
Help her reach her fitness goals with a Fitbit Zip
It’ll be perfect for tracking power walks.
Encourage her favorite hobby with an elegant pastry board
- Sur La Table
Moms make the best sweets, don’t they? This marble board will be perfect for her delicate pastries.
Treat her to a manicure and pedicure
- REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov
She’s earned it.
Price: Varies (find gift cards at Spafinder)