What to get mom for Mother’s Day…

Mother’s Day is May 14th this year (yes, exactly one week from today)! I don’t know about you, but I constantly feel like Mother’s Day is one of those holidays that just sneaks up on you. AND mom’s generally are not the most helpful with gift-ideas, unlike dad’s who leave the Home Depot catalog out with circled ideas like a kid with Toys R Us for Christmas. Moms are just to selfless – all they truly want is a day surrounded by those they love.

In order to be better equipped, many plan out their shopping well in advance. Well, we’re not always ‘one of those people’ and sometimes need last minute gift ideas. If, like me, you haven’t found the perfect gift for mother, grandmother, aunt, expecting friend or mother figure in your life and you want something more than the typical flowers (which I still would love), then I hope today’s Mother’s Day Gift Guide will help provide you with some inspiration! Best part? It’s all UNDER $50!

Gift Guide: Mother's Day <$50
  1. Eclair Floral Top from Target
  2. Suede lace-up d’Orsay flats from Gap
  3. Blank Cookbook from Amazon
  4. Waffle Cardigan from L.L. Bean
  5. DL & Co. candle from Saxoffth
  6. This is Probably Wine mug from Zulily
  7. Vivani Denim watch from Kohls
  8. Authentic Lo Pro from Vans
  9. Gilmore Girls shirt from BoxLunch
  10. Canvas Beach tote from Amazon

Other ideas, if you’re more for experience over material itemscould include:

  • Spa Day
  • Dinner & a movie
  • Take a cooking class together (or perfect a family recipe)
  • Froyo and wine
  • Brunch
  • Go for a hike/5K

Hope this helped you think of ideas! What are you doing this Mother’s Day?

Xo, C


  1. Valerie | 10th May 17

    Such great ideas! Love, love those shoes.

    • Courtney & Steve | 25th May 17

      Thanks! Even though I am not a mom, I definitely wouldn’t have been disappointed with any of those gifts! All about the comfort 🙂

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