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    29 Cheap Things To Treat Your Mom To This Mother's Day

    All of these perfect gifts for your favorite lady are under $25.

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    1. Beautiful, opalescent studs with major sparkle and a mini price tag.

    the rose gold and opal studs

    Promising review: "These earrings are absolutely beautiful and very sturdy. There's no bend to them and no residue has been left on my ear from extended wear, even after wearing them in the shower." —Joshua Briley

    Get them from Amazon for $10.99.

    2. A stunning scarf printed with the design of a famous Post-Impressionist painting (Starry nights? Water lilies? Sunflowers? Yup, they've got 'em all) that any artistic mama will think is a true gift-giving ~masterpiece~., Amazon

    Promising review: "Larger than expected and soft — and fabulous! Even my critical son really got enthused when he saw it. It's so very unique and different. I love it so much that I'm going to buy another one at least. This is one of the very best fashion buys I've ever made on Amazon." —Anon. Female

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99+ (available in 26 designs).

    3. A hilarious (and accurate) mug from which she can drink her precious, precious coffee.

    model holding white mug that reads "thanks mom, I turned out awesome!"

    This Vancouver-based shop stocks plenty of other super giftable mugs and home goods, too!

    Promising review: "This is a great product! Great quality! The seller was able to customize the order, and there was great communication! My mom loved it! Thank you!!!" —mehlerjo

    Get it from fieldtrip on Etsy for $14.80 (originally $18.50).

    4. Or an equally funny mug with a similar sentiment that'll put all your siblings' gifts (and your siblings themselves) to shame.

    white mug that reads "my favorite child gave me this mug"

    Promising review: "I didn't purchase this, but my son did. He wanted to make a statement and insisted that I open his present first on Christmas. I have four children and it is an ongoing thing with them saying and trying to get me to say that they are my favorite child! Of course I get around it every time. Lol! But I loved it and will be using it all the time with my other mugs. I believe it is dishwasher safe. Such a fun gift to receive!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $16.97.

    5. A hydrating sheet mask set so she can give herself the pampering she deserves.


    Over 4,000 Amazon reviewers swear by these masks, which come in an assortment of varieties like cucumber, green tea, and gold. Each one contains vitamin E and collagen that'll leave your ma's face feeling fresh and glowy.

    Promising review: "I absolutely love these face sheets. They're an incredible steal; you can't beat this price! The pack will last you a long time. I love all of the sheets for different reasons. I love that it's a variety pack so you can revitalize your skin in different ways depending on the sheet. My favorite is the Q10. I can feel it working after I take it off. Normally I would wash off my face after a face mask, but with these sheets you should just simply dab off the excess. This way, your skin will soak up the collagen and whatever added vitamins/ingredients are on that particular sheet. They leave your skin looking radiant throughout the day — I love it!" —LW

    Get a set of 16 from Amazon for $9.99.

    6. A KeySmart tool that can hold up to 10 keys, clip onto other key ring items, and allow her to easily pop out the one she needs. Because right now, her key ring is so crowded and noisy you can hear her coming from miles away.

    Hand holding a keyring cluttered with keys and then another hand holding a keyring with all keys organized into slim red tool

    You can also add on accessories like a bottle opener or pocket clip for an additional few bucks!

    Promising review: "This is one of those wonderful things that you didn't know existed and then immediately can't live without. I'll never carry a normal key ring again." —MCKENZIE

    Get it from KeySmart for $21.99+ (available in four colors) or Amazon for $22.99+ (available in four colors).

    7. A beautiful deck of rainbow playing cards she'll love so much, she won't be able to keep a poker face.

    reviewer's stack of rainbow colored cards

    Promising review: "These cards are absolutely gorgeous and the rainbow fan in our family was so excited when she saw them. They are almost too cool to play with, but then once you start using them you love them even more. Highly recommend for a fun deck of cards." —ItsLiz

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95.

    8. A customized photo calendar so she'll be treated to a different fave family photo every month. It's got a wood base that'll look oh-so-pretty on her desk, and it's a practical *and* personal gift that won't break the bank.

    CVS Photo

    You can choose the starting month so there are no wasted pages!

    Get it from CVS Photo for $24.99+ (available in 34 styles).

    9. A sweet little messenger bird containing a personalized note that'll definitely have her all in a twitter.

    the blue stone bird and message scroll in its box

    This cute bluebird comes perched on a nest and in a box that says "A little birdy told me," and holds your note under her wing. It's way more special than a basic card, but just as easy. You can even choose a specific date for it to be delivered!

    Get it from 1-800-Flowers for $24.99.

    10. An adorable egg cooker that can give your most eggs-ellent mama up to six perfect hard-boiled eggs in 12–15 minutes, no actual boiling water required. Because she's an expert when it comes to making snacks and breakfast, but doesn't have much egg-stra time.

    Amazon, Marquaysa Battle/BuzzFeed

    BuzzFeed Shopping editor Marquaysa Battle swears by this! She writes, "I needed a quick way to make breakfast that worked with the depleted energy levels I was running on. Enter, my beloved, blessed egg cooker. This thing may be small but it makes a big difference! It comes with a removable lid, a book of instructions and recipes, a tray that holds up to six eggs, a tray for making poached eggs and omelets, and a tiny container for filling up the cooker with enough water to get your eggs to the level of 'done' that you like including soft, medium, and hard. And it's so easy to use! All you have to do is fill up the container with the amount of water you need. Then, use the bottom of the container (which has a poker) to put a tiny hole on the smaller end of each egg. Once the water is in and the eggs are properly poked, it only takes one button to get the cooking started (which is my mom's favorite thing about the egg cooker). And when the eggs are done? Those babies are DELICIOUS! I threw some Himalayan salt, paprika, and a green herb mix on mine. They taste better that way to me but I also feel like a lil' chef with the presentation 🤪. I used my egg cooker the same day I got it in the mail and I have honestly used it almost every day since."

    Check out her full Dash egg cooker review.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in five colors).

    11. A set of heartfelt letters you can fill out for her to read now and later.

    the fill in the blank letters and pretty mint, cream, and coral envelopes

    Each fill-in-the-blank message comes with a labeled enveloped that says something like, "Read me when you miss me," or "Read me when you need a good laugh." And don't worry, there's one that says "Read me when you get this," so she can enjoy one of your sweet notes write away.

    Promising review: "My mom absolutely loved these sweet cards! I gave them to her for Mother's Day and she was so moved. What a great idea!!! I would give it 100 stars if I could!" —Loveluna

    Get a box of eight from Amazon for $18.93.

    12. A cool but subtle sterling silver beaded bracelet with beads that spell out "bad ass" in Morse code, because she truly is one badass mother. Plus, it'll easily blend in with her other everyday jewelry.

    the silver bead and black cord bracelet on a card explaining the meaning and in a gift box

    Promising review: "Great gift. I bought this as a gift for my sister, who truly is a badass, but also has to work around prim and proper people. It can remind her of who she is while also sticking it to the people she’s always around at work. Bwhahahahaha!" —Haley

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (also available in 24 other messages).

    13. Glossier Balm Dotcom, the cult-fave lip balm and moisturizing salve sure to become one of the new must-haves in the survival kit/general store/pharmacy that is her purse.


    Promising review: "One of my favorite products ever. Amazingly moisturizing! Although I have generally oily skin, some areas can get extremely dry. I use this on my lips, elbows, cuticles, and anywhere that just needs a little extra moisturizing. No irritation, glides on smooth and nourishes. Love the original and the mango versions the best. One of my most-recommended Glossier products!" —Camilla

    Get it from Glossier for $12 (available in eight flavors/tints).

    14. A stunning bar of soap shaped like her birthstone for a gift that's useful yet personal — in other words, your status as the best gift-giver is set in ~stone~.

    Uncommon Goods

    Promising review: "I received this in a well-packed box. When I opened it, I could already tell it was beautiful! It is very well-made. And it's actually bigger than I expected. My mom's birth month is January, so the soap is a vivid red color. And it smells wonderful! I am very satisfied with this purchase." —Laura

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $24 (available in 12 months).

    15. A glittering crescent pendant she'll be ~over the moon~ to receive.

    gold crescent pendant necklace with rhinestone details

    Promising review: "This necklace is gorgeous! I love it! It’s even more beautiful than the picture. It's good quality and I like that you can order it in different chain lengths. I'd recommend." —Celeste

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in three colors, two sizes, and two lengths).

    16. An iconic Moira Rose card for your Schitt's Creek binging buddy, sure to earn you the title of her favorite bébé.

    the card with a picture of Moira holding wine and the words "Mom, you're the Schitt" and a pink envelope

    This sister-owned shop also has tons of other LOL-worthy pop culture-themed cards!

    Get it from HavenPCo on Etsy for $5.53+ (available blank inside or with a custom message).

    17. Sparkly jewel-topped, rose gold pens to help her achieve the Pinterest-worthy desk of her dreams.


    Promising review: "Love these! They're beautiful colors, and the ink is great! No bleeding so far, and I've been using the first one for a while now. I was scared that these would be comparable to the children's plastic versions that I've seen before, but they're not! Very sturdy and stunning!" —tonyah

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $7.99.

    18. Atlas Coffee Club, a super affordable coffee delivery service with such a cool selection of brews from around the globe, it'll even satisfy the Lorelai Gilmores of the world.

    Rebecca O'Connell / BuzzFeed, Kayla Suazo / BuzzFeed

    Every month, she'll get a bag of coffee and postcard from a different country, plus tips on how to brew that particular batch. You can choose what size bags you want to gift, if she'll get it delivered monthly or biweekly, and her preferred roast and grind type (if you're not sure, you can go for a mix of roast types!). Check out our full post on what three BuzzFeeders thought of Atlas Coffee Club.

    Get it from Atlas Coffee Club for $9+/month (available in three sizes, three roast types, and whole bean or ground).

    19. A professional-looking genealogy chart that'll make a fascinating project for the mom who's always watching Finding Your Roots and Who Do You Think You Are? (like mine!).

    the poster with an arch shaped chart with paternal and maternal sides and the word "genealogy" at the bottom

    It fits up to nine generations on both sides.

    Promising review: "This chart is SO cool! It's printed on high-quality, aesthetically pleasing paper and it makes it so easy to see your ancestors. You can fill in your ancestry and then frame it. It makes a beautiful conversation piece, and it made for a great family evening at home talking about genealogy." —susan j. page

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    20. A personalized jar candle, because the only way she'd ditch her go-to scented candle for a new one is if it had a picture of your lovely faces on it.

    the 10 oz lavender candle with a picture of two kids and their names with a custom message
    Personalization Mall

    Get it from Personalization Mall for $17.49+ (originally $24.99+; available in two sizes and five scents).

    21. A compact and cord-free milk frother so she can treat herself to a Starbucks-worthy morning (or afternoon, or evening...) beverage whenever she wants.


    Promising review: "This milk frother is very easy to use and only takes about 15 seconds to froth milk. We use ours every day for lattes and frothy hot chocolate. The sleek design makes it easy to hold while using. It comes with a stand, so it's easy to store on top of your kitchen counter or anywhere. It seems to hold its battery life; we purchased ours in early November (it's now January) and haven't had to replace the batteries yet. This is a great gift and you can't beat the price! You won't be disappointed!" —Bono

    Get it from Amazon for $17.95+ (available in 31 colors and prints).

    22. A set of RIDICULOUSLY cute doggo-shaped mini planters sure to ~breed~ feelings of pure joy in the hearts of dog moms everywhere.

    The rounded planters shaped like a Golden Retriever, Boston Terrier, Husky, and Bulldog, each holding a small succulent

    They've each got a pluggable drainage hole to work for whatever type of plants she wants to use them for.

    Promising review: "These handmade pots are the most adorable little pots I've ever seen. They look and feel to be very well made and I love all the detail work. Plus they are pretty durable, because I've had these for a few weeks now and my toddler got a hold of them a few times and they didn't crack, chip, or break. They are made of clay that's breathable, which makes them perfect for plants. I have also been using them in the bathroom for toiletries and another one I'm using for pens and coins. I highly recommend these super cute multipurpose pots." —Dave Stanley

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $19.99.

    23. A One Line A Day journal so she can record memories in seconds. She's a busy lady, after all.

    Katy Herman/BuzzFeed

    I personally have and love this little notebook, which features a spot for recording one line about the day's events for every day of the year. Next to each date are five lines, so through the years she can have a fun side-by-side comparison of her experiences. Your mom's first entry? "Got the best gift ever" on May 9, 2021.

    Get it from Amazon for $13.52 or Bookshop (to support local booksellers) for $15.59.

    24. A game-changing wine gadget that's a stopper, pourer, aerator, filter, and re-corker all in one and a must-have for any wine-loving mama.

    wine being poured out of a bottle topped with the tool

    Promising review: "These are amazing! I bought one in New York at a winery not thinking it would change my life, but it did! This is the perfect topper so you can put your wine back in the fridge on its side and not have to worry about it spilling. It was a great aerator too. You don't need all the tools when you have this little guy. I bought three in total. One for my mom, too!" —Jenna

    Get it from Amazon for $8.66.

    25. A clever oven mitt so she can root for her favorite team even when the game gets ~heated~.

    The Grommet

    Get it from The Grommet for $15.95 (available in NBA, NFL, MLB, and NHL teams plus colleges and military divisions).

    26. A bar of fancy French shea butter soap without the fancy price tag. That plus the over 1,500 positive reviews are sure to have you saying "Oui, s'il vous plaît" to sending a few favorite scents to mom.

    A stack of the colorful soaps engraved with a bird and "Pre de Provence product of France" logo

    It's paraben-free and not tested on animals!

    Promising review: "I generally go through at least three bars of soap in month. This soap has lasted the entire month and I still have a good-sized portion left. It hasn't broken into tiny pieces like my usual soap. It also smells great and adds moisture to my dry skin. I'll be ordering more and trying the other fragrances. Great as a gift. This will be on my Christmas list this year." —Kuda

    Get it from Amazon for $7.25 (or $4.74 with the Subscribe and Save option; available in 33 scents).

    27. An eco-friendly candle set in a repurposed wine bottle, because wine not?

    the candles
    Uncommon Goods

    These spirit-ed candles burn for eighty hours and are available in Chardonnay, champagne, Zinfandel, Pinot Grigio, Rose, and Cabernet varieties.

    Promising review: "I love these candles! I've purchased several scents and they have all had the most amazing aroma. The Cabernet is probably my favorite. They're gorgeous and their burn is high quality. You won't be disappointed." —Tricia

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $24 (available in six scents).

    28. A foot massage roller that over 4,500 reviewers swear by, so she can take a load off at the end of a busy day. After all, being a mom is no easy feet.


    Each side has rollers in two different textures for a spa-level experience while she's just chilling on the couch. It also comes with instructions and tips on reflexology so she can relax to the max.

    Promising review: "I work on my feet. After a long day or two, this is better than anything. There's no need to spend money on foot massages when this very affordable product always hits all the right spots. It makes my feet feel better, and my legs too. Plus, I can adjust the pressure to fit my needs." —purrbrat

    Get it from Amazon for $16.95+ (available in two sizes).

    Psst... just a heads up this last one may not arrive in time for Mother's Day. But she'll love it anyway!

    29. A fun T-shirt proclaiming the title she very much deserves. Putting up with you as a preteen? Downright heroic.

    gray t-shirt with blue and yellow "super mom" graphic
    Shop BuzzFeed

    Get it from Shop BuzzFeed for $24.99 (available in unisex sizes S-3XL and in two colors). Find it in women's sizes here.

    Your mom after you give her one of these wonderful gifts:

    The CW

    The reviews used in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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