Mother’s day is creeping up sooner than most expected, and if you’re like me, you always struggle to find a good gift on a budget. But don’t worry! Here are three Mother’s day gifts you can get that won’t hurt your pockets.
*Build her a small gift basket! This can be filled with pretty much anything, but you could simply buy a small cute toiletry set from a dollar store, your mom’s favorite snacks and a card, place everything in the basket nicely, and you’re done! Typically, you can find everything you need at your local dollar store, and it’s an affordable but meaningful gift.
*May Flowers! If you want to keep things simple, a bouquet and a card can be more than enough! If you’re looking for affordable and pretty bouquets, I’d suggest going to some place like Jewel-Osco. If you want to personalize the bouquet, you could request specific flowers and they’ll create your gift with you there. A sweet card with some space to tell your mom how much you love her is more than enough and easy on your wallet.
*Make your mom a meal she’ll love. If you’re following a specific recipe, make sure to double check everything and you can simply buy whatever ingredients you already have in the kitchen. If you can’t cook, that’s okay! Try to order her a good meal from an affordable restaurant so you can eat together. Your efforts will show that you really care and that quality time with your mother will be something she’ll never forget.
Now go make it a happy Mother’s Day for your mom!
By Sasha Gonzalez, Junior, ChiArts