Mother’s Day is a great opportunity to celebrate the women in our lives who’ve juggled the roles of driver, chef, therapist, cheerleader, and so many others. But how can you find a worthy gift you can buy without having to sell a kidney? The good news is moms usually care more about how thoughtful a gift is than what it costs. Here are 5 affordable Mother’s Day gift ideas that are sure to make her feel loved without breaking the bank.

1. Personalized recipe book

Is your mom a wizard in the kitchen, whipping up dishes that would make Ina Garten envious? Compiling her greatest hits into a personalized recipe book could be an ideal gift. Websites like Shutterfly make this super easy. You can customize everything from the cover to the layout, adding personal notes and photos alongside each recipe. This is more than just a collection of recipes; it’s a treasure trove of family memories and culinary genius that she’ll cherish forever. And the best part? It can be surprisingly easy on the wallet, with prices starting as low as $20.

2. A Day of pampering at home

Let’s face it, spa days are fantastic, but they can also be fantastically expensive. Create a spa-like experience at home with a basket filled with scented candles, bath soaps, a plush bathrobe, and a handmade coupon for a day of uninterrupted relaxation. You can assemble a wonderful pampering kit for under $50. It’s a perfect way for mom to indulge in some well-deserved self-care. Plus, it has your personal touch, making it even more special.

3. DIY herb garden kit

If your mom has a green thumb (or aspires to have one), a DIY herb garden kit can be an ideal gift. It’s practical, sustainable, and something you can even do together. You can buy a starter kit online or at most garden or hardware stores for under $30, or get creative and put together your own with pots, seeds, soil, and plant labels. Whether she’s garnishing her meals or just enjoying the view and aroma of fresh herbs on the windowsill, she’ll think of you every time she sees her thriving mini garden.

4. Customized jewelry

Jewelry is always a solid choice for a Mother’s Day gift, but you don’t have to spend a ton of money to get her something she’ll love. Customized jewelry, like a simple bracelet or necklace with charms to represent family members, can be both personal and affordable. A lot of online stores offer personalized options for any budget—there are usually plenty of options under $40.

5. A day together

In the end, the gift of your time is probably what your mom will love most. Plan a day filled with things she loves to do, whether it’s hiking, visiting a museum, a movie marathon at home, or taking on a project together. It won’t cost you much (maybe even nothing, if you stick to hiking and other free activities), but you’ll both remember the day you spent together. Your mom will love it!