Mother’s Day is around the corner! The day is all about making your mom feel loved and appreciated. But, it can quickly turn into something quite expensive if you don’t set a budget. There are plenty of creative ways to show her how much you adore her without breaking the bank. So, we compiled a list of ways to save money this Mother’s Day!
1. Cook a Meal for Her
Sure, many restaurants will be offering Mother’s Day specials and brunches. But, in addition to saving money, having a meal at home alone with your loved ones makes it that much more special. Let her pick the menu and then make it even more special by turning it into a family brunch, a picnic, or even bringing her breakfast in bed!
2. Greeting Cards
Sometimes… less is better! One of the simplest ways to make your mother feel special is by writing her a sweet sentiment in a greeting card. Even if she isn’t expecting a gift, a card is the perfect way to tell her how thankful you are for her.
3. Clean the House for Her
This is probably one of the best things you could do for your mom on her special day, especially if you surprise her with it! Have the whole family join in and split up the cleaning so that she doesn’t have take part in it. Little things like this go a long way.
4. Create a Photo Album
Have some old family photos from over the years? Get creative and put hem together in a photo album for her. There are many websites that do free prints, so this gift will definitely be in budget. This gift can come from the entire family and she’ll be sure to love it.
5. Let Her Relax
Let’s be real… a busy mom could use a break! Moms are always running around all day, working, cleaning, taking care of their kids… and they deserve some alone time. Let her read a book, take a bath, watch a movie, or even just sleep in, without having to worry about all the work they have to do.
Flowers can definitely be expensive around Mother’s Day, but grocery stores and discount stores are bound to have options that are in your budget. This is such a classic gift and one that never fails to make mom smile on their holiday.
7. DIY Gift
Sometimes, even after cooking her a meal, cleaning the house, or writing her a card, it still doesn’t feel like enough. But, gifts don’t have to be expensive, especially when they are homemade! Plus, moms love something that is more thoughtful and sentimental. Click here to get some ideas on what to give your mom for a DIY gift this holiday.