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Mother's Day is May 11.2014 ~ Try These Simple, Cheap, Last Minute Gift Ideas That Will Be Sure To Put A Smile On Her Face As Well As Yours!

Make Mom a breakfast she won't soon forget with SAY ANYTHING pancakes. Imagine mom's face when she wakes up to these sentiment pancakes made just for her!

The You and Me Book ~ Create a book on the computer, print the pages on paper or card stock, and cut out the pages. The kids can fill out each page however they like using crayons or markers, then they can stack the pages, punch holes, bind them with embroidery floss or ribbon as shown below, and knot the ends.

Make a "Mom" banner for Mother's Day. Mom will love being presented with a handmade paper banner that was made just for her by her children. Have the little ones' put handwritten messages on the back that will make this a keepsake to cherish.

Frame mom favorite recipe. Use either a vintage recipe card written in her grandmother's or great-grandmother's handwriting or using typography create a print that will serve as a meaningful gift she'll treasure each day.


For an unexpected alternative to flowers, try this balloon bouquet. Fasten the balloons to Mom's chair or bed, spacing them out a bit. The cheerful display will have her floating on air.

For the unexpected "6-pack" flowers, try this DIY flower vases idea filled with flowers.

Grab an old frame or window, some of moms favorite pictures, ribbon/twine/fine gauge wire and some cute little clips to make a picutre frame that can change as her memories grow.

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