My mom's B-day is very soon and I have no idea what to get her. Also, I don't really have any money. I already
have a card, but I really want to get something more. I wish I could make something that's doesn't take much time,
money and is easy to make.
My mom's Birthday is on 9th of July, so please help.
What about a homemade coupon book for the things she really hates to do, like dishes, mow the lawn, make dinner,
fold laundry, grocery shopping, or so on? Good luck! (06/30/2005)
Do your chores with out being told, don't complain and don't ask to be rewarded for it. When she notices, give her
a hug, kiss and tell her "Happy birthday, mom, you're the best mom in the whole wide world!"
She will think yours is the best present. (06/30/2005)
Find a picture that you think she would really like, maybe have it enlarged on a color copier if you know someone
who has one, get a pretty frame at Dollar Tree, and you have a beautiful gift for about $2. (06/30/2005)
By suzi homemaker
Aren't you sweet! I would like to add to the other people's ideas.
Take an old Kleenex box or a shoe box and decorate it. You could use wrapping paper or brown paper bags and color
Put in some tasks that you wouldn't mind doing for your mom. And put on the slip of paper, "Done without
It can be as simple as brushing her hair or a quick back massage if she likes that. Or some type of cleaning.
The only trick is, don't forget to do it without grumbling!
Good luck! (06/30/2005)
By Paula in GA
How about writing a one page summary of the most memorable thing she has done for you that has made you a better
person, because obviously she has done a great job if you want to do something special for her! Don't forget to
mention that you will never forget that experience.
You could write it in your best handwriting or type it because I guarantee she will keep it FOREVER!
Good luck! (06/30/2005)
By Paula in GA
Let's give our moms the world! or maybe just a "You mean the world to Me mug!" (07/20/2005)
I know this is late!
I have the same problem. Really, I think you should make something really special. Like maybe a memory and make a
picture out of it. Then transform it into clay! (08/27/2005)
By The Helper
This is to late for you this year, but have just read the post.
My mom turned 80 this August. There are 7 or us kids. I contacted everyone and asked for memories of mom when we
were growing up. Five contributed as well as three in laws and 3 grandchildren.
I made it into a booklet for her and she loves it.
Perhaps next year you could make your mom a booklet about all the special things your mom does and why you
think she is so special. It would be something for her to keep and read again and again.
By Anne NZ
I gave my mom a big kiss and hug for her birthday and her birthday is tomorrow. I don't always have money for
every thing. (10/29/2006)
Buy just an ordinary frame from Michael's craft store and decorate it. I painted mine gold and then used all
different colored tiles and beads on it. Then I placed a picture of my brothers and I in it. My mom absolutely
loved it! She has it up at work and gets complements on it all the time. (07/20/2007)
For those of you with little time (who might that be?) and little money (everybody?) We made my husband a collage
of pictures of our 2 boys. All it cost was the price of the frame. The picture spots were all cut out and I
rummaged through the old photos and got some that were especially cute with him and each boy. It has remained one
of his favorite gifts especially since the boys pictured are grown and gone now. (07/26/2008)
When my children were 10 and I had a birthday coming they would make gift certificates for me for chores that I
had to do or that I usually paid them to do. They would either type or write the certificates and I would cash
them in when I needed the chore done. Examples are doing dishes (without complaint!), washing the car, polishing
shoes, washing outside windows (my favorite!) and folding and putting away laundry. I used the time to sit and
read or maybe I actually did the chore with my son and we had some good time together. I imagine any mother would
enjoy that! (07/29/2008)
Think of something she would love! Anything you have in your house, make for her, even if you only have art
supplies. I sure she would love it if you made a nice picture for her or a nice painting, moms love anything! They
just love the children's effort. (12/17/2008)
This is what I did for my mom last year and it's really cute! Make a gift basket for her. Get a big popcorn bucket
from the video store like Blockbuster and throw her favorite movie, candy, and maybe a giftcard in it!
When I was 13 I wrote a poem for my mom and she absolutely loved it! I wrote about how she's the best mom ever,
how she does so much for me and so on. I did this for Mother's day, but it would make a great birthday present as
well. Believe me, a nice poem will make any mother teary eyed! (07/18/2010)
A nice gift for your mom doesn't have to be expensive. Also remember that women love to be feminine and also love
to be complimented. So, my solution to you, which I believe is also the perfect gift:
A feminine, stylish, and unique accessory, such as a scarf!
It's a relatively inexpensive gift. Women love them. Trust me. I have seen it with my own eyes how they go crazy
over them. It seems they never go out of style. You don't have to worry over sizes or anything like that!
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