Wednesday, 8 May 2013

Cheap Mother's Day Gifts

Mother's day is an important day to honor your mother, but not everyone can afford a big fancy present. That's where this list of cheap Mother's Day Gifts comes in handy. Cheap Mother's Day Gifts are not at all bad in my opinion, and the ones listed in this post are focused on being thoughtful and nice, rather than flashy and expensive.


Get Her Flowers
I know what your thinking, aren't these supposed to be cheap gifts? Flowers can be very expensive to buy, especially if you buy an arrangement rather than a bouquet  But, you don't have to buy flowers at the store, you can go searching in wild fields for wild flowers, or pick some from your garden and make your own bouquet. Similarly, you can also make them into an arrangement. Additionally, the flowers don't have to be "dead". You could make your mom a flower garden. Plants are available at most stores this time of year, and are not that expensive. Although, if you buy a lot they can get pricey  To avoid this you could start some plants in seeds which are relatively inexpensive to buy and will look just as nice as store bought plants.

Clean For Her
If your mom is the one who does the house work, I bet she would like a break from cleaning, I know mine would. Unless your mom cleans on Sunday, I would recommend you may want to do this one on whichever day she cleans, or tell her you'll clean for her so she doesn't do it. You don't have to go crazy and clean the whole house (but you can if you want to, I'm sure she'd love it), it can be as simple as doing a load of dishes or sweeping the floors. Or it can be something that doesn't normally get cleaned like washing the windows. Whatever it is, put time and effort into it and I'm sure she will like it.

Cook For Her
Breakfast in bed is a classic idea for a Mother's Day Gift, but it is still a much appreciated one, I'm sure. You can go with a simple bacon and eggs, or you can try out your culinary skills and make something as complicated as a soufflé. However, you do not just have to do breakfast. You can make your mom lunch, cook dinner for her, or do all three meals (I bet she'd like all three meals). You can even get really creative and make a menu for her to choose something, and you could pretend you are a waiter/waitress. However, if you can't cook you may want to choose a different gift, or you could order her favorite take out as a treat.

Write Her A Poem
Poem's have the potential to be extremely heartfelt and to share how you feel about your mother better than anything you can buy her. It shows her that you care enough to actually create something for her, rather than finding something with a big price tag. Similarly, you can also write her a short story, make a video, or any other creative project you can think of. Either way, if you put your heart and soul into it, it can be something very meaningful to her.

Whatever you choose, do it with love and care for your mother. I hope these ideas have helped you. What is the best Mother's Day Gift you've given or received?

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