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Mother’s Day gift ideas that won’t break the bank

Mother’s Day is the one day of the year that you get to show appreciation and love to all of the moms in your life. Whether you are buying something special for the mother of your children, your mom, your grandma, or another woman who is like a mom to you, the big question is: What to buy? What kind of gift will convey just how much you love the main women in your life? Flowers, kitchen items, gift cards, jewelry — the possibilities are endless. And you don’t have to spend a ton of money just to make Mom feel special. If you’re overwhelmed by the endless choices or if you’re not sure you can find the right gift, don’t worry. We have a list of items in all different price ranges so you can find the perfect present for Mom this year.

You don’t need to break the bank to find a thoughtful gift for mom. We’ve scoured the internet to find affordable Mother’s Day gifts that are cheap but look fancy and expensive.

Top Picks

  • Instant Pot Duo Nova
  • Google Nest Mini
  • Fitbit Inspire HR Heart Rate & Fitness Tracker
  • Mr. Coffee Mug Warmer

Best Gifts Under $30

The cost of a gift doesn’t always match the meaning of a gift. There are plenty of gifts that you can buy your mom for under $30 that she will love, and you will feel good giving. Tile Mates are a great gift because everyone, especially busy moms, misplaces important things like keys and remote controls. If your mom is a coffee drinker, get her a mug warmer. Know a mom that just got some new AirPods? Get her a customized carrying case for her new gadget. There are many gifts that mom will love for under $30, and there are more to check out below.

Best Gifts Under $50

If your mom loves tech-related stuff, there are plenty of fantastic gifts $50 and under that will make her smile. If your mom can’t get enough of her iPhone, get her a customized case for it. If your mom loves music or listening to podcasts, a new pair of wireless earbuds will be a great gift. There are many gift options, whether your mom loves makeup, hot tea, or smart home devices. Check out the items below for a bunch of cool gift ideas that are original and under $50.

Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer and Volumizer

$50 $60
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This highly-rated hair dryer and volumizer is one of Revlon's best-selling hair tools. Re-create salon-like blowouts and hair styles.

Save $25 on Echo Dot with Clock

$35 $60
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The addition of a clock on the Echo Dot makes this model the perfect bedside companion, and a cheaper option than the Echo Show 5.

Campark Action Camera

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With a 16MP sensor, a Wi-Fi remote control, and waterproof capabilities for depths of up to 30 feet, this Amazon bestseller is easily one of the best GoPro alternatives out there.

Echo Dot (3rd Gen)

$30 $50
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The Echo Dot 3rd Gen is the most recent version of the Echo Dot, excluding the one with a clock. Alexa lives in the Echo Dot and can tell you the weather, control your smart home, and much more.

Foreo Luna Cleansing Brush

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The Foreo Luna cleansing brush is portable for the person who needs to take their makeup routine on the go. The vibrations along with the soft silicone brush allow for deeper daily cleaning.

Best Gifts Under $100

For under $100, you can send your mom flowers or take her to lunch, but those are pretty predictable Mother’s Day gifts. If you want to get your mom something she will not expect that will last longer than Mother’s Day weekend, we have some great ideas for you. If your mom loves taking photos, you can get her a new Polaroid camera. She will likely love the old-school look of these photos and appreciate the nostalgia of them. There are plenty of fitness trackers that are under $100 for the moms who love to stay in shape. Everything from a self-rolling yoga mat to a single cup Keurig can be your Mom’s favorite gift this Mother’s Day.

Ember Smart Mug


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Relax and sip on your favorite drink with this Ember Mug. It keeps your hot or cold drink at your preferred temp via smartphone app.

Ivisii Dimmable LED Ring Light Mount with Carrying Bag

$90 $105
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A simple lighting solution with a ring light attached to a camera mount. Can be used for standard cameras as well as phones, and it's great for taking head-on portrait shots.

Microsoft Surface Go Type Cover (Black)

$81 $100
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If you already have a 10-inch Surface Go but lack a keyboard, then this specialized Type Cover is hard to pass up at this price.

Kasa Cam by TP-Link

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This home security camera works with both Alexa and Google Assistant. It also includes free cloud storage for up to two continuous days of surveillance video.

Samsung - Galaxy Fit Activity Tracker + Heart Rate - Black

$80 $100
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Dont let the slim profile of the Samsung Galaxy Fit fool you. The AMOLED-equipped tracker is more powerful than you think. It lasts a full week and automatically detects your activities and sleep.

Wireless Fast Charger with Mug Warmer

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Quickly charge your device while keeping your drink hot or cool. Tired of your ice melting in your iced coffee or drinking lukewarm tea? This is the perfect gift to help upgrade a work desk.

Fitbit - Ace 2 Activity Tracker - Night Sky


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With the Ace 2, kids can focus on living a healthy life. Best of all, this fitness tracker is perfect at delivering messages of encouragement when they hit their goals.

Davis & Sanford Traverse TR-553-228 Compact Aluminum Tripod with Ball Head

$70 $100
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A solid, compact, and lightweight aluminum tripod with a 10 lb. max load weight and 53-inch max height. Folds down to 12 inches for easy transport.

Amazon Echo Show 5

$60 $90
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The Echo Show 5 has a fantastic 5.5-inch screen so you can keep up with your appointments, check traffic, find great recipes, watch videos, keep up with your favorite television shows, and more.

Echo Show 8

$90 $130
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Get Amazon's latest smart display for a great price this holiday season. The Echo Show is now on sale for $80. You'll be ready to ask Alexa anything and make video calls all over the world.

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