Inexpensive Mother's Day Gift Ideas

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It is Mother’s Day again. Spring has sprung, flowers are blooming, the weather is beautiful and it is a time to pay homage to dear sweet mom. Only problem is, what if you’re like many Americans and living from paycheck to paycheck? Fear not, Emax Health offers you some great inexpensive Mother’s Day Gift Idea’s.

It’s easy to find affordable flash drives these days. So purchase one and load some family photos on it for her. She can simply plug it in to the computer and have a virtual photo album. There is more you can do with a flash drive. Hundreds of free novels on PDF files can be downloaded and mom can simply plug and read a novel.

Set up a family reunion online with Skype or iVisit. You can arrange everyone to have a virtual family reunion and no one has to leave home. Mom will enjoy the thought and hearing from everyone.

Of course giving the gift of time is a great Mother’s Day gift idea. Give your mother a home made gift certificate offering her your time to do whatever she may need. Offer services such as cleaning the old shed out, cooking a meal or two, or running errands. Time is a valuable gift and a great gift idea.

Since spring has sprung and the flowers are blooming, pick your mother a bouquet of flowers and head to the dollar store for a great vase. You may choose to decorate the vase, or just let the flowers bring the beauty of the vase out.

Find an old family photo with lots of memories and frame it. Frames can be very inexpensive. You can also find an old frame and bring it back to life by decorating it.

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Take your mom to a local botanical garden or state park and give her the opportunity for picture taking or just enjoying a nice day out with you.

If your mother likes to write, or share recipes or feels like she has something important to say, then set her up a blog. Wordpress, blogspot and blogger.com offer free blogs and you can buy her a domain name for less than five dollars. This is a gift that you can give to her that others will enjoy as well.

Of course there is nothing better than a home made goody basket. Go to the dollar store, pick up a basket for a buck and fill it with fresh cookies or pastries that you have made.

There are tons of free events each weekend. You still have time to go online and look to see what free event is happening and pack a lunch and take mom out to an event that will create memories for her.

If you are on your way to your mother’s house and you feel as though you forgot something, like a gift, quickly run into the grocery store, pick up her favorite magazine and tell her you will get her that magazine for the next year. It will only set you back five bucks a month and she will get a gift that gives all year long.

No time to stop at the store, jump on the computer and order Netflix for her. Membership starts at 4.95 a month and she will enjoy watching her favorite movies.

When all else fails, and you have simply forgotten, remember to tell your mother how much you love her and why she means so much to you. A verbal testimony can create a long standing memory between you and your mother.

There are so many great inexpensive Mother's Day gift ideas that have a low cost and a high value to them.

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Comments

Thank you for your ideas! I actually purchased an iPod and filled it with her favorite music as well as photos of our family. Not sure if she'll know how to use it, but I'm hoping it's appreciated. I also wanted to add a diamond bracelet to her gift pack, but I think I'll save it for another holiday! Your NetFlix idea is really clever though - I wouldn't have even thought of that.
I wrote this song and sent it to my mom for Mother’s Day and I'm happy to say, she was overcome with emotion. Though I only intended to share the song with her, she has now encouraged me to share it through iTunes. 

Please consider it for a gift to for anyone who cherishes a mom, knows a mom or is a mom, this Mother’s Day, May 9th!
I wrote this song and sent it to my mom for Mother’s Day and she was overcome with emotion. Though I only intended to share the song with her, she has now encouraged me to share it through iTunes. 

Please consider it for a gift to for anyone who cherishes a mom, knows a mom or is a mom, this Mother’s Day, May 9th! http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/mothers-love/id362948425?i=362948763
I got my mom a pretty unimaginative gift this year, but it's something she needs, or you could say something I need her to have because I don't like the idea of her driving around without a cell phone. I decided to take a small first step and get her Tracfone prepaid. Because I know she might forget to buy minutes, I got her the automatic renewal value deal for $9.99 a month. That came with 250 bonus minutes. Although I could have got her a Samsung slider phone with a camera for $49.99, I decided on the Motorola W376g for less than half the price. This also has a camera and comes with a double minutes feature, which means you get an extra minute for every minute you use in addition to the 250 bonus minutes. Tracfone has a pretty good reputation, so I think I made a smart decision with this gift.