Awesome Mother’s Day Gifts College Students Can Afford

Mother’s day is May 11th & we know you are broke but there are a ton of gifts that don’t cost a lot.  Show mom you really thought of her this year instead of grabbing whatever you could at the Target  $1 bin the day of.  Read on and we will even tell you what to write in the card for each of these low budget amazing gifts she will actually want.


Canon PowerShot ELPH 115 16MP Digital Purse Camera

camerablueThe Canon PowerShot ELPH 115  Compact Digital Camera with 16 megapixels is an ELPH that is mom purse friendlt. Easy to use and sleekly style make this camera a great gift for Mother’s Day.

Card: “ Mom, keep this camera in your purse and take photos of what inspires you daily. You have always been my inspiration”

***Include a photo of you and your mom in the card showing her that she is your inspiration for extra brownie points***

Retails $130  Bigwords found it for  $55



fitbitThe Fit Bit Tracks steps, distance, and calories burned. The Fit Bit also syncs automatically to your computer or select bluetooth 4.0 smartphones or tablets. Mom can set goals, view progress, and earn badges

She can even share and compete with friends throughout the day (you know how moms like to brag).

Card: “Mom, you are my biggest motivator, I love you”

Retails $59.95

Bigwords found it for  $41.77




Floral iPhone 5 Protective Wallet

floralwalletSo cute! This Floral iphone Wallet holds up to 3 credit cards and protects them from being “stripped” by your iphone. This wallet has a built-in stand design for hands free view and prevents your phone from scratches, bumps, grease and finger prints, etc. Precise openings allow direct access to all features of the device without removing the case. If you need a thoughtful gift under $10, this is it! Pair it with some fresh cut flowers and a sweet card.

Card: “ Something small  that made me think of you, a woman always in style.  Thanks for always opening your wallet in my time of need”

Pastel Laptop Sleeve

laptopAhh freshen up your mom’s accessory  game with this Pastel Laptop Sleeve.  She will love the bright spring colors of this case.  We adore this particular case because it has double zippers allowing you to access your laptop from any angle which is super handy when traveling.

Card: “Mom, something to make your traveling to see me easier and more colorful”





Pastel Ombre iPhone Case

pasteliphonecaseIsn’t this adorable? Give your cool mom some style this year with the Pastel Ombre iPhone 5S Case that fits perfectly snug  against her phone and protects it from scratches and damages. Ultra-slim profile adds minimal bulk to her iPhone  (less room in the purse the better). Great gift for $15 bucks.

Card: “ To my colorful and now SUPER hip mom,  I love you”







Yoga for Beginners

yogaNamaste MOM!!! Give the gift of stress free living with this Yoga for Beginners DVD.  Since this DVD is only $5 on Bigwords, you can afford to pair it with a Yoga Mat!

Card: “Mom,  to bring some calm and balance to your busy life because I know I stress you out… daily.. Love you”




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