Did you know that what is known as modern Mother’s Day was first celebrated in the early 1900s in the United States? And that many other countries also celebrate the holiday, but do so on varying days and months (Wikipedia)?
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Regardless of the time frame of Mother’s Day celebrations around the world, the intent is the same. To honor one’s mother. From the simple to grand gifts, I have seen it all over the years. I have come to believe that simpler is often better. Here are 10 Mother’s Day Gifts under $25 to help you recognize that special lady that you call mom.
A Heartfelt Note-We all know that time is fleeting. No time better than the present to let your Mom know how you feel about her in your own words. I bet that letter becomes one of her most cherished possessions.
Customized Address Book, Notebook or Planner–Minted offers some really nice designs that you can customize with photos and other touches. Give her a place to write down things that are special to her.
Hand and Body Lotion– Something like this Burt’s Bees Tips and Toes Kit makes a nice variety pack gift at a smart price.
Handprint Crafts-What Mom or Grandma doesn’t love a handprint craft from the young’uns to proudly display in her home. Here is a fun post by Momma’s Fun World with a roundup of 10 Handprint Craft Keepsake Gifts for Mother’s Day.
Lightweight Scarf-Great for a cooler spring or summer evening or to dress up an outfit. The Tapp C. Multicolor Floral Print Infinity Scarf is a nice weight and comes in various color patterns.
Personalized Refrigerator Magnets-Why not treat Mom or Grandma to some special refrigerator magnets with photos of family in them that she is sure to enjoy. Check out these cools ones at Shutterfly.
Portable Device Charger-Give Mom the power to keep her devices running on the go with this Portable Charger Jackery Bar.
Single Serve Mixer-Does your Mom enjoy smoothies or soup, but doesn’t want to make a huge batch. A BELLA Hand Immersion Blender with Whisk Attachment can be just the solution.
Tervis Tumbler-These cups rock! Ask my husband. We have lots of them at our house. Cold drinks stay cold longer which is perfect for soon to arrive summer time. And so many different designs are available such as the Tervis Tumbler Cherry Blossom with Travel Lid.
Tripod for Travel-Does your Mom like to take pictures when she is out and about or at family gatherings? A portable tripod can be so handy for minimizing shaky shots or making sure everyone gets in the picture. This KobraTech Mini Phone Tripod Stand is great for a variety of smartphones.
Hope that this list gives you some great ideas for both handmade and wallet friendly Mother’s Day gifts.
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