Affordable Ways to Spoil Single Moms on Mother's Day

Posted on 04/26/2013

No one works harder and loves more than mom. And single moms deserve extra special treatment on Mother's Day, but often they don't get the recognition they deserve. Spoil a single mom in your life with one of these affordable ideas.

Spa Party in a Box
Single moms like to relax and have fun, but there's often not enough time in the day. Make it easy for her to do both with a Spa Party in a Box, $16.99 from The kit comes with Mint Foot Soak, Food Scrub, Whipped Body Cream and more.

House Cleaning
Take something off a single mom's overflowing plate by having her home cleaned. Right now you can enter to win $500 worth of Molly Maid cleaning on the company's Facebook page. Or give her a gift certificate so she can schedule a spring cleaning.

Ready-Made Meals
Spend a little time and a little money preparing a single mom ready-made meals. Stock up her freezer with favorites like lasagna and enchiladas. Check out a list of freezer-friendly foods at

Give a single mom a bouquet of fresh flowers, something she probably doesn't receive very often. Keep an eye on daily deal sites like Living Social and Groupon which are sure to have offers on flower delivery in time for Mother's Day.

Free Baby-Sitting
Good (and affordable) baby-sitters are hard to find. Offer your services to a single mom and you'll forever be on her good side. Print a baby-sitting coupon she can redeem at

Book a Photographer
Moms are notoriously known for taking the pictures-- not being in them. Get your favorite single mom out from behind the lens by booking a professional photography session for her and her children. Find money-saving coupons for the JC Penney Portrait studio at

By Alison Storm

Get your mother a gift to remember. At Things Remembered use coupon code TRRETAIL15 to get 15% off your purchase. Offer ends 05/15/2013.

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