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30 Mother’s Day Gifts Under $25 (That You Can Buy on Amazon)

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Getting a gift for mom can be a challenge, especially if you’re on a budget. Luckily, there are a bunch of affordable ideas on Amazon. Below, we sought out the best cheap gifts under $25 for a range of moms — from the outdoorsy mom to the foodie mom to the cool dog mom, we’ve got a gift for her that won’t break the bank.

Now House by Jonathan Adler Terrazzo Decorative Tray

A decorative catch-all tray for housing jewelry, keys, and trinkets of all kinds.

Tony’s Chocolonely Milk Chocolate Bundle

These chocolate bars not only come in eye-catching packaging but are also ethically sourced.

Costa Farms Live Indoor ZZ Plant

Flowers will wilt, while this hardy ZZ plant will live forever.

Rivet Mid-Century Ceramic Planter with Iron Stand

Pair it with this expensive-looking, mid-century ceramic planter.

Lulu Candles Wild Lemongrass Luxury Scented Soy Jar

This lemongrass scented candle is also vegan (it’s made of eco-friendly soy wax. Besides, it’s a known fact: mom’s love nice-smelling gifts.

SIYWINA Acrylic Oval Earrings

A pair of graphic acrylic earrings for any mom who favors Rachel Comey and No. 6 clogs.

My Beauty Diary Restorative Hydrating Mask, 8 Piece

Introduce your mom to the wonders of K-beauty with a Rio-approved face mask.

Indian-ish: Recipes and Antics from a Modern American Family

From Grub Street contributor Priya Krishna, Indian-ish is a delightful Indian-American cookbook inspired by her own mothers home cooking.

YETI Rambler 14 oz Stainless Steel Vacuum Insulated Mug

A powerhouse insulated mug that will keep her hot drinks hot and her cold drinks cold all day long.

Net Shopping Tote, 4 Pack

If your mom is a plastic bag hoarder (whose isn’t?), upgrade her grocery shopping trips with these net totes in a variety of understated colors.

COSRX Advanced Snail 96 Mucin Power Essence

If your mom keeps pilfering from your private stash of snail mucin, get her a bottle of her own.

Trademark Innovations 28” Adjustable Bamboo Bath Tray

This bamboo bath tray has a spot for every bath time essential: phone, tablet, soap, and wineglass.

Herbivore Botanicals All Natural Coconut Milk Bath Soak

Make it a themed gift and throw in this coconut and vanilla scented bath soak.

ProSource Acupressure Mat

This super thoughtful gift can help relieve aches and pains.

Double & Single Portable Camping Hammock

This nylon hammock is great for both the hardcore outdoorsy mom and the mom who prefers to commune with nature in the neighborhood park.

Pasabahce Bistro Mini Wine and Champagne Glasses, Set of 6

If your wine mom is ready to become a Champagne mom, get her a set of these glasses which writer Lauren Ro recommends.

COODIA Legs Out Front Pet Dog Carrier

For your mom’s other (furry, four-legged) baby.

Leuchtturm1917 Hard Cover Medium A5 Dotted Notebook

The OG bullet journal that is great for jotting down to-do lists.

Medley Hills Farm Assorted Dehydrated Marshmallow Bits Cereal

For the mom with a serious sweet tooth or a nostalgic streak.

Casio Women’s LA670WA-1 Daily Alarm Digital Watch

A classic Casio watch your mom might’ve owned back in the day.

LifeArt Blue Light Blocking Glasses

This stylish pair of blue light–blocking glasses helps prevent eye strain caused by staring at screens. Plus, it has optional added magnification.


After Cheryl Strayed bought this adorable äggcøddler for our Celebrity White Elephant, two Strategist staffers followed suit and gifted it to their own moms.

Umbra Prisma Picture Frame

No mom can resist a framed family photo.

Scarfand’s Graphic Print Infinity Scarf

A scarf is a can’t-go-wrong choice.

Shrill: Notes From a Loud Woman

If your mom has already binge-watched all of Shrill on Hulu, here is the book that started it all from writer Lindy West.

Bodum Pour Over Coffee Maker with Permanent Filter

For the die-hard caffeine fiend, this handsome pour over is nice enough to leave out on the counter.


And for the tea-drinking mom, this slightly salted honey from Bushwick Kitchen will zhuzh up her morning routine.

Seven Apparel Hotel Spa Collection Herringbone Textured Plush Robe

This cozy robe has over 1,200 reviews.

Drillbrush Bathroom Surfaces Power Scrubber Cleaning Kit

Writer Maxine Builder cites the Drillbrush as being the best thing to ever happen to her bathroom. “The initial deep-cleaning was almost two months ago, and I’m still riding high, basking in my gleaming tub.” If your mom’s natural enemy is soap scum, this is the gift for her.

Rain-Mate Compact Travel Umbrella

Brighten up even the rainiest days with this whimsical umbrella.

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30 Mother’s Day Gifts Under $25 (You Can Buy on Amazon)