Mother's Day is right around the corner! Here are some fun, unique ideas for gifts that won't break the bank. For my mom, it's not about how much you spend, but about the thought you put into the gift. So purchase these products or something similar, and check out my tips to make your gifts extra-special this year.


"The Marilyn" Hydrangea Wine Stopper, $20, from Bottle Bling
Include a bottle of mom's favorite wine with the gift. Need help? Ask the expert in the store for suggestions and give them your budget. You can find great wine at any price point!


Summer Lemons Vintage Apron ($32.95) and Oven Mitt ($12.95), from Jessie SteeleIn the pocket of the apron, include a "Mom's Night Off" coupon (offering to cook dinner for her) or a gift card to her favorite restaurant.


Kitchen Collage Recipe Binder, $26, from Fred FlareBefore giving the gift, place some of your favorite recipes that Mom makes in the binder,
and let her know how much you appreciate her home cooking.


Silver Oh, $50, Handcrafted by Nathaniel G. SchoenThis nostalgic necklace (crafted to resemble a Cheerio) will remind mom of your younger years. Bring back fond memories by creating a mini album with pictures of you and her.


Culinary Herb Basket, $49.95, from Sur La Table
If you have a little extra cash to spend, throw in a pruning set so mom can easily clip sprigs from her kitchen garden.