We often tend to wait until the last minute to get gifts, but this Mother’s Day make sure you’re prepared. As we all know, Mother’s Day only comes once a year, and you want to make sure her day is extremely special! Since most college students are on a pretty tight budget, we can’t spend a whole lot, but the thought really does count. Instead of spending more than we can afford, lets take a look at what gifts we can give on a college student budget!
Art – Moms love things made by their kids. No matter what age they are, it always make them smile. Be creative, and make mom something special. Whether you make jewelry, you can crochet, sew, draw, paint, etc make mom something neat that will make her smile.
Pictures – Moms also love pictures of their children. Get a nice picture of you, your siblings and your dad so she can see the most important people in her life all the time. Whether you take it a a park, in the backyard on a nice day, whatever, just put it in a nice frame once you’re done.
Gift cards – We also know that moms love to shop. If you can, get a gift card to her favorite restaurant, store, get a gas card, etc. There are several gift cards out there, and if you’re having trouble finding one, go to your local CVS, they usually have an awesome selection!
Jewelry – Most moms love to wear jewelry. If you can, get a good deal on a nice bracelet, necklace, or pair of earrings. Most jewelry stores are pretty reasonable, and you can get something nice for a great price!
Chores – If you’re on a really tight budget, your mom will understand. Just let her know, yet offer to do some work around the house. Ask her what you can help her with. Whether it’s cutting the grass, cleaning the house, or running errands with her. She will appreciate anything you do for her.
There are several gift ideas out there for mom. Do what you can, let her know how special she is to you, and treat her good on her day. Mother’s Day only comes once a year, so make sure you make the most out of it!