Frugal & Natural Mother’s Day Ideas
Posted on Tuesday, May 6th, 2014 at 12:57 pm
Mother’s Day is just days away! Do you have a gift chosen yet for Mom? Have planned out any special activities for the day yet? Spoiling Mom with a thoughtful gift and a special day doesn’t have to be expensive. And it certainly doesn’t have to be unhealthy for her either. Treat Mom to a day that’s healthy & natural for her, yet frugal for you. Here are some of our ideas for a natural and frugal Mother’s Day:
1. Cook her Breakfast in Bed: Surprise Mom before she even wakes up by bringing her breakfast in bed. Cook a healthy, real foods breakfast of 100% whole grain toast, organic bacon, free-range organic eggs, and organic yogurt with fresh local fruit! Cut her some fresh flowers from the garden or your local farmer’s market and present them to her in a vase with her breakfast.
2. Homemade Cards & Gifts from the Kids: Pull out the arts & craft bin and let the kids be creative! Moms love nothing more than a homemade gift design and created by their child. Encourage them to make a special card too! If you’re a little low on craft supplies, head to your local Michael’s and use their great online coupons to help you save even more.
3. Take a Day Trip: Sometime all Mom wants is a day away from her normal routine but still time with her family. Take Mom on a day trip to her favorite nearby town. Pack a picnic lunch to save some money and find a pretty spot along the way to enjoy lunch together. Be sure to take the scenic route and enjoy the fresh air! Take her to her favorite shops once you get to your destination and buy her something small, but special. Take a walk on the beach or let the kids play at a nearby park. End the day with a casual dinner of Mom’s choice. It’ll be a day she’ll always remember!
4. Give Mom the Day Off: Take over Moms duties, just for the day. Help out a little extra around the house by cooking the meals, catching up on laundry, picking up the house, cleaning a bathroom or two or any other ways that you can help. Instruct Mom to spend the day catching on something she loves gardening, scrapbooking, reading, or any other hobbies she enjoys. Sometimes a little “me” time can make all the difference for Mom!
How will you be celebrating Mother’s Day this year?