From the time I started getting money my mom tried to convince me not to waste it. Let's be honest, once I see something I want it's mine and it doesn't matter how much it costs.

When it comes to Mother's Day, a new study says moms are sticking to the save-your-money approach.

According to the study, moms want and expect gifts that are $30 or less. They also prefer gift cards to anything else.

I'm not one to buy gift cards because I enjoy shopping and I like to personalize gifts. I started searching around for gifts that are $30 or less and I found some really fun ideas.

 


 

Gracious Home
Lavender, Chamomile and Pear Scented Candle

There's nothing more relaxing than a lit candle but when you can fill a room with these calming scents, there's nothing better.

$26.00
(Gracious Home)

 

 


 

Etsy
Lavender Potpourri Satchels

Moms always like cute things, so why not a little satchel filled with lavender potpourri?

$9.40
(Etsy)

 


 

Brookstone
Memory Foam Bath Pillow

Bath time can be so relaxing and a memory foam pillow for the bathtub will make napping in there even more comfortable!

$24.95
(Brookstone)

 


 

Teavana
Teavana Perfect Tea Maker

The weather is getting warmer and what better way to chill out than with an iced tea?

$19.95
(Teavana)

 


 

Crate&Barrel
Lake Candleholder

I really just like the color and texture of this one. And let's be honest, you can never have too many candles and candleholders!

$14.95
(Crate&Barrel)