10 Best Mother’s Day Gifts To Buy Under $50


Finding the perfect gift for your mom can sometimes be overwhelming, especially when there are so many ideas out there! Not only that, many Mothers Day gifts out there can be pretty pricey, making them not so great for people on a budget.

My mission was to find you guys some unique, yet affordable options your mom will love!  I’ve put together this list of the top ten Mothers Day gift ideas under $50!

Why only ten mother’s day gift ideas? 

Well, I really wanted to narrow it down to the best Mothers Day gifts! But, I couldn’t really stop at just ten, so at the end of this post there are a bunch of cute Mothers Day gifts from Amazon!

With plenty of unique gifts for mom below, I’m sure you will find one that she’ll adore! More importantly than whatever gift you give her, letting her know you appreciate and value her is the best gift of all.

By the way,  most of these gifts in this post are great to give to her for any occasion, whether it’s for a birthday or Christmas!

Enjoy the awesome Mothers Day ideas and comment below and tell me which gift was your favorite! Hope you all have a lovely Mothers Day!

Top 10 Mothers Day Gift Ideas

1. Custom Engraved Recipe Cutting Board 

Personalized Mothers Day GiftsDoes your mom have a favorite family recipe?  Get it engraved on this bamboo cutting board.  This is one of my favorite gift ideas from Etsy! Your mom and generations to come will cherish this keepsake gift!

2. Mothers Day Personalized Gift – Birthstone Necklace

Not only are these necklaces beautiful, but you can personalize them with the birthstone and initial of each child in the family. So sweet!

3.  Bathtub Caddy Tray

Best Mothers Day gift for relaxation!

Best Mothers Day Gift

If your mom is a bath type of gal, now she can read her favorite magazine in the tub!  There’s also space for bath essentials and a drink.

4. Mothers Day Gift Basket With a Live Succulent & Candle 

Unique Gift Ideas

Can this gift box get any more adorable?  It contains a live succulent and a lovely scented soy candle.  You can include a message to your mom that will get printed on the back of the card as well.

5. Bath Bombs Gift Set

If your mom has dry skin, these shea and cocoa butter bath bombs will be a lifesaver! This box set comes with twelve handcrafted bath bombs made in the USA.

6. Travel Jewelry Box

Mother's Day Gift - Jewelry Box

Believe it or not, it’s actually quite hard to find a sturdy jewelry case for travel. The soft pouches just never seem to work! Not only will all your mom’s jewelry stay in place in this box, but it’s quite stylish as well!

If your mom is a super minimalist when it comes to her jewelry, this could work an everyday jewelry box.

7. Essential Oil Diffuser 

Who doesn’t want their home smelling good?

The chic design of this oil diffuser will blend right into your mom’s decor. It has a cool LED light that changes color and brightness that your mom can customize depending upon her mood.

If you’re looking for a less decorative diffuser, this one is awesome as well!

8. Mothers Day Gift Box

Mothers Day Gift Box

Give your mom the best day ever with this spa gift box filled with pampering goodies. All products are handmade in the USA and there are many candle scent selections to choose from.

9. Fill In The Blank Book For Mom 

If you’re looking for some mother’s day gift ideas for hard to buy moms, this book will surely be something she doesn’t have already!

Simply follow the fill in the blank prompts in the book to let your mom know how much you mean to her. She will have so much fun reading what you write!

10. Amazon Echo Dot Smart Speaker (With Alexa)

If you’re all for useful gifts for mom, this little speaker will make your mom’s life so much easier!

Now I kind of cheated and asked my mom what she wanted for Mothers Day.  She wanted this speaker, so it is definitely a mother-approved gift!

Alexa is almost like having your own personal assistant and really what mom wouldn’t love that? Ask her to play music, set alarms, add items to lists and so much more.

Bonus Amazon Gifts For Mothers Ideas!!

Here are even more cheap gift ideas for mom under $50!

I selected only Amazon gifts that are available for Prime 1- 2 day shipping.  Because of this they make fabulous last minute gifts for mom!

Mothers Day Gifts From Amazon

Tea Variety Gift Box 

Travel Jewelry Case 

Spice Organizer

Burt’s Bees Hand Repair Gift Set 

Pour Over Glass Coffee Maker

Magnolia Table Cookbook


Note: My original post had this Mothers Day Birthstone Necklace below. Sadly, these are no longer available. See #2 in my post for a birthstone necklace that is in stock.

Mothers Day Personalized Necklace


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Hope you enjoyed these

unique mother’s day gift ideas!






About the Author

Annie Brown is a frugal living expert and the founder of Savvy Honey.

Her expert advice has also been featured in Yahoo Finance, BuzzFeed, GOBankingRates, Woman's Day, MSN, The Spruce Crafts, and more.

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