It’s that time of year again where the flowers start to bloom, your favorite drink is poured over some ice, and all of us pale people turn into lobsters. I don’t know about you, but this time of year always makes me think a little extra about my momma. Maybe it’s because Mother’s Day is right around the corner?
Mother’s Day is such a hard holiday to shop for. Do I spend $200 on a gift? Is quality time enough? How do I express just how thankful I am for my sweet mother?
Stress no more! I’ve come up with the perfect list for any budget!
Spend the day with her
I know this one seems like a given, but sometimes we overlook just how valuable someone’s time is. But that’s the great thing about mom’s; they never seem to forget how precious their time with us is!
1. Start the day by surprising her with a bouquet of flowers and by making her favorite breakfast! She’ll love that you put the time into doing that. Then, let her lead the day! If she wants to go shopping, maybe pitch in for something special. Or pamper her (and yourself!) with a mani/pedi! Be sure to snap some pictures throughout the day, mom’s love to show off their babies! End the day with dinner at her favorite restaurant or her favorite home cooked meal!
2. Take a trip down memory lane! It could be taking a road trip to your childhood home or a visit to your favorite ice cream shop! She’ll love that you still remember all the little things she did for you and you’ll give her the chance to tell you all the stories you’ve probably forgotten!
Get Her Something She Wouldn’t Normally Get Herself
We all do it. We see it in a window or on social media somewhere and then we look at the price tag and just can’t justify it! Splurge on it for her! She’ll love it and cherish it forever!
Need some inspiration? Here are some of my favorite splurge items for mom:
1. This adorable tote bag from Madewell! It’s made of authentic leather and feels so amazing! Plus, it comes in a bunch of colors and can be personalized!
2. I know that I’ve raved about Biossance Oils before, but they are definitely the ultimate splurge item! This set is a great way to pamper mom and it’s a great deal!
Whether your momma is working #BossBabe or a chronic grocery list maker, chances are she needs something pretty to keep all her thoughts in order! I love Rifle Paper Co for all of my stationary needs! Their patterns are SO pretty, and their planners are just perfect!
This notebook (Monarch Lined Writing Pad and Matching Envelopes by Rifle Paper Co.) is the cutest way to show mom you care without breaking the bank! Search around on Rifle Paper Co’s site for all kinds of matching goodies that your momma (and you) will love!
I hope this helped you get an idea of what to get her. Whatever you decide to go with for Mother’s Day, she is bound to love it! Let me know what you decide to get your mom down in the comments below! And be sure to share this post on social media! While you’re there, say hi and give me a follow!