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20 Mom-tastic gifts under $20

Molly Cerreta Smith loves writing about all things mommy, parenting, food, health and travel. When she's not staring into the face of her Mac, she loves to hike, read, do messy crafts with her kids and compete in BBQ competitions with he...

Inexpensive presents Mom will love

Mom deserves the best at holiday time and all year round. But when you're on a budget, it can be tough to cover all the seasonal gifting without breaking the bank. Don't fret. We've got 20 perfect gifts for Mom for $20 or less.


Bath-and-body gift pack

Bath & Body Works packages its seasonal scents like Vanilla Bean Noel in mini candles, shower gel, body lotion and lip gloss (Bath & Body Works, $16).

Bath and Body Works gift set


Lip-plumping lipstick

Help your mom plump her pucker with Physicians Formula Plump Potion Lipstick (Image Beauty, $9).

Lip plumping lipstick



Search Groupon in your area to find discounts on classes, spa packages, dining experiences and so much more for Mom, all within your $20 price range.

Groupon discounts


Hand-softening gloves

Give Mom a gift that keeps on giving with Malcolm's Miracle Moisture hand-softening gloves. We love the pretty floral pattern, too (Amazon, $10).

Hand-softening gloves


Holiday cocoa set

Curl up with Mom and a cup of hot peppermint cocoa this season with this holiday hot-cocoa-mug gift set from Starbucks (Bed Bath & Beyond, $10).

Hot cocoa set from Starbucks



The Snackbox sampler from Harry & David is a classy gift for foodies, and Mom will have something to serve guests if they stop by unexpectedly during the holidays (Harry & David, $20).

Harry and David snack set



For the mom who likes to rock out during her morning stroll or hike, Skullcandy earbuds are the bomb (Staples, $10).




Moms who love to write will appreciate this cute owl "Dreamer" spiral notebook (Barnes & Noble, $13).

Spiral notebook with owl


Cuff bracelet

This handmade cuff bracelet is rocker-meets-yogi — it's perfect for the modern mom who is a perfect combination of both (Etsy, $18).

Cuff bracelet from Etsy

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