Gift ideas: Affordable treats for mom this Mother’s Day

Gift ideas: Affordable treats for mom this Mother’s Day

By Kristelle Bechayda

Who says you have to shell out a lot of money to show your appreciation to your mom this upcoming Mother’s Day? Check out our gift guide that offers not only a selection of sweet surprises from chocolates, fine meal dining, and box sets, but yummy treats that are also budget-friendly for the kids.

BUDGET: P200-P500


You can never go wrong with a box of chocolates if you want to show your endearment to your mom. Wrap it in a dainty packaging with touching messages on it and that makes it an ideal Mother’s Day gift!

This year, Toblerone partners up with It-girls and moms Isabelle Daza-Semblat and Georgina Wilson-Burnard, who contributed in the designing the sleeves for the occasion.

Isabelle Daza-Semblat’s sleeve design

Along with artists June Digan, Louise Dimagmaliw, Anina Rubio, and Raxenne Maniquiz, there is a variety of sleeve or wrapping designs to choose from that perfectly conveys the message you wish to give your mom on Mother’s Day.

Customized Mother’s Day mugs, pillows, and shirts

If you want something more long-lasting, these exclusive Mother’s Day gifts by Flower Delivery are not only aesthetically pleasing but are within budget range too! The mugs only cost P200, the shirts P300, and the cushion pillows at P400!

To order and also check out their list of flower bouquets, visit their site at

BUDGET: P550-P1000

Fruit donuts

If your mom is into donuts, this special Mother’s Day box from Fruits in Bloom will surely make her day! This box of seven dainty and delectable donuts costs at P550 and looks just way too good to eat!

Fruits in Bloom also offers beautiful edible mug arrangements. You may check them out on their Instagram account.

Flower bouquets

If there is one special gift that never gets old, it would be a beautiful flower bouquet. is currently offering discounts at some of their Mother’s Day bouquet arrangements, with the prices starting for as low as P499.

This beautiful Violetta bouquet is on discount for only P899. To order or check out some of their Mother’s Day bouquet arrangements, visit

BUDGET: P1,100-P2,500

Fine dining feast

Taking your mom out for some fine dining is probably one of the sweetest surprise you can give her. From May 5-26, all TWG Tea Salons will be serving their Mother’s Day set menu.

The Mother’s day menu set of TWG Tea

At P1,250, the Mother’s day set menu is inclusive of:

  • A starter (seared halibut fillet wrapped in a chive crepe with baby potatoes and shallot confit, served with a tartar sauce infused with Genmaicha)
  • A main course (delectable squid and scampi pasta served with shimeji mushrooms, garlic and parsley infused with Tokyo-Singapore Tea , tea, and dessert)
  • Tea (Geisha Blossom tea or the French Earl Grey tea)
  • Dessert (Heart-shaped gateau of honeycomb layered with strawberries and banana, coated with Silver Moon Tea infused white chocolate topped with dried roses)

Mother’s day gift box

There is nothing more surprising than a box full of sweet treats! For this Mother’s day, Sweet Success comes up with its own gift package that would surely warm the hearts of every mom.

At a retail price of P2,500, each pretty pink box contains meringue roses, lengua de chat, a 200ml Bottega gold prosecco sparkling wine, and a 6 x 2 chocolate pecan cake.

For orders placed online at their site, there will be a discount of 10 percent until May 9 by using the promo code THANKSMOM10.

The Mother’s Day gift box of Sweet Success