25 Gift Ideas for Mom Under $25 + Giveaway

Mom deserves the best but prices on everything from flowers to chocolates and spa gift sets seem sky high this time of the year. If you’re still struggling to find the perfect present for mom within your budget, look no further. I’ve rounded up an array of beauty, fashion and health-related gifts for mom all for under $25. This gift guide will ensure you spoil mom without spoiling your budget and without sacrificing on style or quality. Plus, you’ll make mom proud by saving money!

So rev your bargain-shopping engines, here’s 25 Gift Ideas Under $25 for Mom.


Alex & Ani ‘Open Love’ Charm Bracelet ($24 at Nordstroms). This love-adorned charm bracelet is stylish and sends a sweet message, available in gold or silver.

BELLA Linea Collection Sport Rocket Blender ($19.94, Walmart). If your mother is a health-food nut, she will love creating nutrient-packed smoothies from her favorite fruits and vegetables with this blender, available in pink and other bright colors.

Earth Therapeutics Sole Food Foot Kit ($15, Sears). This 5-piece kit features tea tree oil foot repair balm and scrub, pumice stone, foot massager and a brush to soothe mom’s feet.

Orla Kiely Garden Double Zip Train Case ($20, Target). Fashion and function are key and this train case let’s mom stash makeup brushes in the top pouch and offers a wide-open bin on the bottom for all sorts of other beauty and travel essentials.

World Market

Owl Measuring Cup Set ($9.74, World Market). Each half of the small, medium, and large owls can measure, for a total of 6 practical cups at a great value. The three owls even nest inside one another to save counter space and double as cute decor for the kitchen!

Liz Claiborne Spa Robe ($25, JCPenney). This super-soft, cotton-blend robe will infuse luxury into mom’s down time and is available in an assortment of shades.

Bird Jewelry Dish ($20, Pottery Barn). A cute place for mom to place her watch, jewelry and rings before going to bed or washing up at night.

C9 by Champion Racer Tank ($23, Target). I love these tanks because they remind me of Lululemon but for a fraction of the cost. So if your mom enjoys yoga, Pilates or to run, check out these stylish and colorful tanks at Target.


Fragrance Sampler Set ($24, Sephora). With deluxe samples of Sephora’s 5 most sough-after scents, mom gets to choose her favorite and redeem the included scent certificate at any Sephora store for a full-size rollerball fragrance at no extra cost.

Midas Mosiac Coaster Set ($19.80, Z Gallerie). These elegant coasters crafted with a mosaic of clear glass titles and antiqued gold metallic foil promise to dress up mom’s table for elegant entertaining.

Petal Chandelier Earring ($20, Banana Republic). Mom will love adding a pop of turquoise to her look with these beautiful drop earrings.

Colorblock Loop Scarf in Spring Mango ($25, Eddie Bauer). Even though the weather is warming up, scarves are a stylish accessory for a mild day. The loop construction ensures the scarf won’t slip off the shoulders.


Pompom-Trim Beach Cover Up ($25, Old Navy). This adorable cover-up features a pompom trim and an embroidered neckline, perfect for a weekend at the beach or sitting poolside. Available in tsunami (blue) or white.

Scalloped Celebration Cake Stand ($24, Anthropologie). A charming and eclectic cake stand with a scalloped edge in a pretty pastel blue for the dessert lover. Make sure to give a cake with this gift!

GC Shoes Malinda Flat Sandal with Flower & Rhinestone ($15, DSW). The beaded flower and rhineston detail on this flat thong sandal give a casual look that added glam touch.

BodyFit Pilates Kit ($15, Sports Authority). Whether mom is a fitness devotee or is interested in Pilates, this kit has all she needs to get started: a ball, 2 bands, resistance tubes and a DVD.

Forever 21Nautical Stripe Tote ($14.80, Forever 21). A large nautical striped tote for a day at the beach or shopping at the mall, this bag features two faux leather top handles and plenty of room to stash more than the basics.

Scalloped Serving Bowl ($20, Pier 1 Imports). With a ruffled edge and pedestal base, this stylish bowl will dress up mom’s table when serving dessert or fruit, or can be displayed as a beautiful accent piece.

Studded Jewelry Box ($19, Pottery Barn). Stylish studs and decorative nails are hand-applied for a fashion-forward look to this jewelry box.

Picnic Time Cabo Beach Tote ($17, Macy’s). Packed with a woven bamboo mat, the Cabo tote makes packing a picnic for the beach breezy.

Sur La Table

Gray Stripe and Crochet Vintage-Inspired Apron ($17, Sur La Table). Dress mom up in the kitchen in this stylish apron. The vintage details features delicate, crochet flowers and a ruffled hem for a distinctive touch.

My Little Steamer Go Mini Hand Steamer ($20, Bed Bath & Beyond). Since I hate to iron, I was excited to find this little gem a few months ago and won’t go anywhere without. The portable hand steamer is easy to use, portable and fights wrinkles in seconds.

Mio Step 4 Pedometer ($22.93, Sport Chalet). You don’t have to spend $100 for a fitness tracker. This pedometer tracks steps, distance, calories and even analyzes body fat. Mom will enjoy challenging herself to reach new goals for a healthier lifestyle. 

Kodak Alaris Digital Photobook (Starting at $6.99). Using the Kodak Moments HD Tablet or Smartphone App, pull images from your electronic devices & social media pages to create an almost instant digital photo book and get it the same day at the closest CVS or Target.

Aqua Zinger Flavored Water Maker ($25.99, Brookstone). Infuses water with the juice and essence of fresh fruits like cucumber, lemon, lime, blackberries, kiwi, strawberries, peach, mint and more.

Mother’s Day 25 Under $25 Giveaway Details!

I hope you found something for mom on this list that fits within your budget, but before you go, don’t miss out on a chance to enter this Mother’s Day 25 Under $25 Giveaway!

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I am giving away this beauty kit featuring Orla Kiely Garden Pencil Case, White Citrus Luxurious Bubble Bath and a Mini Candle in Springtime in Provence Scent from Bath & Body Works, a value of $28.50. To enter for a chance to win, share this post & giveaway on Twitter using @AndreaWoroch & #25Under25 (you can retweet from my account, too) and post a comment here about how you plan to spend Mother’s Day. I will announce a winner on Wednesday, May 14.

Good luck and Happy Mother’s Day!

Andrea Woroch

Andrea Woroch is a nationally-recognized consumer and money-saving expert who regularly contributes to leading national and regional news stories. She has appeared on NBC's Today Show, Dr. OZ, Good Morning America, FOX & Friends, MSNBC, CNN, ABC News with Diane Sawyer, and been quoted in New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Money Magazine, Kiplinger Personal Finance, Better Homes & Garden and many others. Andrea also enjoys writing articles for various personal finance and lifestyle websites and blogs. Andrea is passionate about sharing ideas and tips to help you live on less without having to sacrifice. She says making a few small tweaks to daily and monthly spending is all you need to do to achieve your dreams within your means. Follow Andrea on Facebook and Twitter for daily savings tips and check back for new videos, magazine stories and blog posts all about saving money!

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