Thrifty Mother’s Day Gifts to Wow Mom

Written By Jeff Hindenach
Last updated February 2, 2021

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May 5, 2017

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It can always be hard to find the absolutely perfect present for mom on Mother’s Day, especially if you are trying to watch your budget. But if you know where to look, you can find the best gifts for mom that won’t break your bank. Here are the coolest Mother’s Day presents that we found for a great price:

Bath Shelf

What mom doesn’t love to curl up in a nice bath and just relax. With a bath shelf, she can bring all of her favorite things with her to the bath without getting them wet. Her book. Her drink. Some treats. Her favorite bath products. All right there to help her relax after a stressful day. You can also include a gift like Spa In A Basket to round out the spa experience for mom.

Foodie Dice

For the mom that loves to cook, check out Foodie Dice. The set comes with 9 dice, including 5 primary dice (protein, cooking method, grain/carb, herb, bonus ingredient) and 4 seasonal veggie dice. You roll the dice to give you inspiration on what to cook for the night. It turns cooking into a fun game for the whole family.

Get Crafty

If you have young kids, you should look into getting a craft present that the entire family can do together for Mother’s Day. Companies offer everything from magnet picture frame kits to designing your own flower pots for mom. This way, this kids can make the present themselves and have a great time having mom be part of the process as well.


If none of these gifts work for your mom, then take a look around the web for the best deals just before Mother’s Day. Site like Amazon’s Daily Deals give you up to 90% off everything from jewelry to magazine subscriptions. Most sites will offer holiday-specific deals right before the day, so check them out as Mother’s Day draws closer.

About the Author

Jeff Hindenach

Jeff Hindenach is the co-founder of Simple. Thrifty. Living. He graduated from Bowling Green State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism. He has a long history of financial journalism, with a background writing for newspapers such as the San Jose Mercury News and San Francisco Examiner, as well as writing on personal finance for The Huffington Post, New York Times, Business Insider, CNBC, Newsday and The Street. He believes in giving readers the tools they need to get out of debt.

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