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Perfect Mother's Day Gifts on a Limited Budget

Updated: Apr 30, 2020


Mother's Day is quickly approaching, but being stuck in quarantine is not exactly the most ideal situation to be in when you want to purchase a gift. Lets be honest, our quarantine days consist primarily of eating, showering, at-home workouts, and if you're anything like me, online shopping! Unfortunately, the past few weeks of ordering off of amazon prime has left your bank account dry. So what is something special you can do for your mother on Mother's Day without emptying your wallet entirely? Check out the ideas listed below on how to make Mother's Day special for your loved one!

Whip Up a Yummy Breakfast

Surprise your mom in the morning with a freshly made breakfast! Forget the classic eggs and bacon, why not spice it up a bit? Below you can find some new breakfast suggestions that are sure to leave your mom impressed!

★Crepes

(https://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/alton-brown/crepes-recipe-1911037)

★Avocado Toast

(https://cookieandkate.com/avocado-toast-recipe/)

★Dutch Pancake★ (https://tasty.co/recipe/german-pancake-aka-dutch-baby)

★Frittata

(https://www.epicurious.com/expert-advice/ultimate-easy-frittata-recipe-article)


Clean the House

After working all week, the last thing our parents want to do is clean the house. Why not help out your mom and clean the ENTIRE house for her? You'll be sure to break a sweat, so call on your siblings for backup!


A Movie Marathon

This suggestion may require some digging, but some days are best spent cuddled up on the couch. Figure out what your mom's favorite movies are, and set up a movie marathon for the day! Get the popcorn and butter ready, with a coke on the side! Your mom will love watching her favorites, while spending time with you.


Create a Themed Dinner

Some of the best memories are made gathered around the table, so why not make it as memorable as possible? One trend that has become quite popular on Tik Tok is themed family dinners. Pick a themed dinner that your mother will love, and suggest everyone dress up! Is she a Keeping Up with the Kardashians fan? Then have everyone show up to dinner as their favorite from the Kardashian clan. Is her favorite food Italian? Cook her an authentic Italian meal made from scratch! There are endless possibilities with this idea, so do whatever you think will be most fun.



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