Mother's Day gifts for less than $30
Want to get mom a special gift this year but don't have much to spend? Show her how much she's taught you about smart shopping and pick up one of these 10 gifts for less than $30. Whether she's into fashion, fitness, gardening, entertaining or just needs a little pampering for a change, there's something she'll love that won't empty your wallet.
-- Compiled by Nina Ruggiero
The limited edition "I ? U Mom" travel set from LaLicious includes a whipped body soap, sugar souffle scrub, body butter and body oil, all travel sized for a busy mom on the go. The reusable bag is decorated with artwork by LaLicious founder Jessica Kernochan's twin daughters. $28; at lalicious.com.
Brighten mom's day with this colorful woven scarf that's light enough to top off all her favorite spring outfits. $15.99; shopruche.com.
This personalized door mat featuring each member of the family will have mom smiling every day before she even walks in the door. $22.95; at personalizationmall.com.
Good things really do come in small packages. The Pure DKNY fragrance is infused with calming vanilla, grown sustainably in Uganda, and supports a project that will help 900 Ugandan vanilla farmers, many of them women. Buy the mini spray at Ulta and get a free gift with purchase. $25; at select Ulta stores and ulta.com.
She's the strongest woman you know, but her right hook might need some work. Help mom kick butt while looking cute in these pink Everlast 12-ounce boxing gloves. $27.99; at select Target stores and target.com.
Let mom relax on her day with a special breakfast. Not a chef? Even a bowl of cereal and some juice will make her feel pampered when it comes on this serving tray, straight to her bedroom. $29.99; at hayneedle.com.
Whether she's shopping, running errands or headed to the beach, mom always has a lot to carry. This tote can be personalized with her initials and favorite colors, and is adorned with a matching bow. $23.95; at etsy.com and littlebowpeeptails.com.
If your mom logs lots of spring hours in her garden, she shouldn't be stuck with a boring old watering can. This hummingbird can by Global Amici is perfectly festive for the season. $27.69; at amazon.com.
Mom's just want to have fun. She'll throw the parties the neighbors will be talking about all summer long with this book of cocktail recipes and easy ideas for outdoor entertaining. $16.95; at select Anthropologie stores and anthropologie.com.
Awww. Mom will feel all warm and fuzzy inside -- and so will you -- when you give her this sentimental "Home is where your mom is" pillow. Isn't that what Mother's Day is about? $22; at select Francesca's Collections stores and francescascollections.com.