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Best Free or Low Cost Mother’s Day Gifts

Mother’s Day this year May 8th.  Do you have a present already? I’ve found some great Mother’s day gift deals which are either free, almost free or low cost.

Want to get something but have no money? The best low cost or free Mother’s Day gifts guide.

One of the best gifts to give moms are pictures. How about giving mom an  11 x 14 Custom Canvas that you can get for $14.99 from either Canvas People or Easy Canvas Prints.  Both companies are offering an 11 X 14 canvas at a very low price. The only cost to you is shipping. All you have to do is upload a photo, choose a size and checkout. Both Canvas People and Easy Canvas Prints also offer a high percent discount if you select another size instead. Either way, not a bad deal and its easy to do.  You can upload your photos from Instagram, Facebook or your phone. I took a screenshot of my order…

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For moms who love to cook or bake, you can’t beat getting a Free eCookbook! Available for download: 16 To-Die-For Slow Cooker Cake Mix Recipes. or 12 Easy Dessert Recipes: Dessert Ideas for Parties and More, Simply sign up for their newsletter and download the eCookbook. Then print it at home for free. Or bind it at a store like Staples or Office Max for about 3 bucks. These recipes are easy and quick to make, great for weekly meals.

Gifts for moms who have everything?

This is a really unique and tasty treat that’s also a fantastic gift for mom’s who have everything. Definitely not your every day gift:

Gourmet Food & Snacks Journey from Around the World

Cuisine experts curate some of the most authentic, artisan and high-quality products from around the world. Every box includes an assortment of at least 10 items that lets mom experience the flavors of countries like Spain, Japan, Brazil and others.

Take a food journey around the world

More Low Cost Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day

Engraved jewelry make lovely gifts on Mothers Day. They don’t have to be expensive either. You can get nice jewelry for mom and save money when you use discount coupons and promo codes. For example, this “You are My Sunshine” S925 Sterling Silver Sun Pendant Necklace is listed at $22.99 on Amazon. It is only $13.79 using promo code 407RW9EW, (through 5/18 while supplies last). Free shipping too! There are tons of products available to shop on Amazon using promo codes. Browse more jewelry gift ideas for mom using Amazon promo codes

Fun Reads for Mom

Magazine subscriptions are fun gifts to give. For a whole year mom will be reminded every month of her mother’s day gift. Just think of mom’s favorite hobby – exercise? gardening? cooking? Around Mother’s Day, several magazine annual subscriptions are on sale. If mom has an electronic device, Amazon Kindle includes 3 magazine/newstand subscriptions with a Kindle membership. There is a free 30 day trial to try it out and also a 2 month special deal price $4.99 for 2 months (Reg $19.99). Nice money saving deal.

HGTV annual print subscription is regularly $43.99, but currently on sale for only $15.00!

Mom gifts from the Heart – Homemade

Nothing beats a hand made gift though. These are a treasured lifetime keepsake for any mother. The trick is what to do. There are plenty “do it yourself” craft websites Michael’s which have tons of quick low cost, diy easy to make projects.

Hand made mother’s day cards take top place for the best and easiest hand made gift however. Best of all, it doesn’t take much to do a hand made card. Simply buy card stock paper, coloring pencils, markers or crayons to decorate.

Not creative?

You can also use the free version of Canva to create your own unique card to print at home. I wrote a post on how you can design your own professional looking greeting cards for free that you can read and get started to create the best mom card ever.

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Need help writing a nice Mother’s day message on your card? I got you!

I found this eBook quite helpful “What Should I Write? 101 Mother’s Day Wishes for Greeting Cards – eBook” for only $1.99. Ideas for heartfelt, funny or cute messages for every mom.

After taking the quiz mom can choose 6 outfits to try before she decides to buy, and pay for what is kept. Prime Try Before You Buy is a Prime-exclusive program where shoppers can try on eligible items across women’s, men’s, kid’s, and baby’s clothing, shoes, and accessories.

Glam loves glam? Beauty subscription boxes are the best.

Subscription boxes like Allure & Glossybox deliver 6 – 8 top beauty products every month. Each month the products curated follow a themed surprise. Mom’s beauty supply will be well stocked with rejuvenating anti-aging personal care products.

The traditional and loved gift for mother’s day are flowers and plants.

For moms who love gardening year ’round, Click & Grow Smart Gardens is a fantastic gift. And mother’s day is the best time to get one because they’re on sale.

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Perfect for year ’round organic gardening fruits, herbs or beautiful flowers indoors.

🎀 Mother’s Day should be a joyous happy moment to celebrate. Its even better when you are able to give a gift that doesn’t leave a hole in your pocket. 🎀

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