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.



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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.

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Lavender Potpourri Satchels

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




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!




Teavana Perfect Tea Maker

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




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!