7 ways to make your mom feel special on Mother’s Day on a shoestring budget Bedford News

Celebrating Mother’s Day (Photo: Adobe)

Not much to spend? Always give mom a special gift

Frugal Brits have been given seven savvy tips on how to shower mum with some Mother’s Day love without breaking the bank.

The penny pinch team at have identified seven ways to celebrate mum’s special day without spending a fortune.

Ideas include personal gifts like making mom a memory book of her favorite family moments and an album of favorite vacation photos.

Others include homemade treats like a beauty scrub or a gorgeous keychain or even creating a beauty basket for mom.

And some ideas are just about giving mom time to sit back, relax, and enjoy Mother’s Day without any added pressure.

A spokesperson for said: ‘The amount you could potentially spend on Mother’s Day adds up quickly. A card, a bouquet of flowers and a small gift won’t leave you much change on £30.

“What will mean more to mom is the thought that goes into a gift. So try to do something for her, create something unique for the two of you, or just spend the day doing very little and enjoying of the company of the other.

Here are’s seven tips for a budget-friendly Mother’s Day:

1. Make a homemade gift

Make a homemafde gift for Mother’s Day (photo: adobe)

If you’re strapped for cash this Mother’s Day, why not give your mom a homemade gift? Some ideas include a homemade hand cream, sugar scrub, candle, or keychain.

2. Create a beauty basket

Create a beauty basket for mom on Mother’s Day (Photo: Adobe)

Repurpose a basket and fill it with affordable beauty products you’ll know she’ll love. If you’re really feeling strapped for cash, you can include beauty counter samples. Decorate the basket with a beautiful ribbon and you have a wonderful gift.

3. Family photos

Fill a family photo album for an alternative Mother’s Day gift (Photo: Adobe)

Fill a scrapbook with lots of pictures from family vacations, events and occasions. This idea is both affordable and beautiful and something mom will treasure. If you want to take it a step further, buy inexpensive picture frames and help create a beautiful photo wall.

4. Clean his car

Give mum’s car personal valet inside and out (Picture: Adobe)

Allow about an hour, depending on dirt, and give mom’s car a personal valet inside and out. If you manage to do it in secret, even better.

5. Write him a check

If you’re short on cash, why not write your mom an I owe you in the form of a personalized check? (picture: adobe)

If you’re short on cash, why not write your mom an “I owe you” in the form of a personalized check? This could be for a home-cooked meal of her choice, doing chores for you, or even something a little more active like a yoga class.

6. Cook her dinner

Prepare your mom’s dinner for Mother’s Day (Photo: Adobe)

If you’re planning on taking your mom this Mother’s Day, why not save some money and cook her a meal instead? Choose her favorite starter, main courses and desserts and cook something she’ll love. Why not invite the rest of the family over for a really special meal?

7. Memory Book

Create a memory book for mom with family memories (photo: adobe)

Everyone has favorite family memories that are talked about long after the event. Have family members write them down and create a keepsake for mom. She will love this personal gift.

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This notice was published: 2022-03-19 12:45:24

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