Monday, May 07, 2007

20 Gifts from the Heart for Mother's Day

Unless your kids have been saving their allowance religiously, they may not be able to afford to buy an expensive gift for Mother’s Day.

However, there are inexpensive ideas for Mother’s Day gifts which they can utilize. Here are 20 gifts that come from the heart and not necessarily the piggy bank:

  1. Set the table for dinner
  2. Give her a red rose and place it in her favorite vase
  3. Make her a special breakfast
  4. Take her to the park for a picnic lunch
  5. Bake her a cake and sing Happy Mother’s Day To You
  6. Buy her favorite scented candles
  7. Burn her favorite CD
  8. Offer to do a specific chore for a week such as washing the dishes
  9. Make a huge Happy Mother’s Day Sign
  10. Give her a picture of you in a specially decorated frame
  11. Make a bag of potpourri using dried flowers from the garden
  12. Put together a scrapbook with her favorite recipes
  13. Make a jewelry box for her using spring ornaments
  14. Buy packs of herbs or flower seeds your mom could plant in the garden
  15. Clear out the flower bed for mom to prepare for spring planting
  16. Rake the leaves and make a compost pile
  17. Make mom a bracelet using beads from a craft store
  18. Make a sign for a t-shire that says “I love my mom” with an arrow pointing to the right or left
  19. Wash the car
  20. Clean your room

There are so many inexpensive ideas for Mother’s Day gifts, all of which will be appreciated no matter how small. The fact that you took the time to make a present or buy something really special says it all. So whatever you decide to do, know that it will be a keepsake mom will treasure forever.

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