Gifts for Mom Under $50

Shopping small doesn’t mean you have to break the bank. When buying for her this Mother’s Day, check out these Lawrenceville shops for gifts under $50 that will simultaneously demonstrate how much you care and how responsible you are on budget. Get this and other excellent Mother’s Day ideas at

City Grows // Between $25 to $45 each
5208 Butler Street

City Grows Garden & Gift Shop has a selection of beautiful air plant terrariums (pictured above) for any plant lover. Each one is unique and made in the shop—offering a beautiful and customized gift that doesn’t break the bank.

Class at Paint Monkey // $35
4020 Butler Street

“I don’t get to celebrate with my own daughter since she lives in England, so I make it a point to make everyone else’s Mothers Day turn out perfect.” says Mary Lou Bradly, Paint Monkeyowner of Paint Monkey. Bring Mom down to Paint Monkey to create your own take-home masterpiece and she can enjoy a free “Mom-osa”. Perfect for a Mother + Child Sunday Funday.

Plan your trip at


Take a class at Una Biologicals // $20 per person
4322 Butler Street

lavendar flowers

photo credit: Una Biologicals

Classes range from a free knitting workshop to cultivating an herbal tea garden. While their May calendar isn’t up just yet, you can get a seat for the herbal tea garden class for April 17th. Your $20 covers each person and materials and classes are held at Una Biologicals shop in the heart of Lawrenceville. Register online or call the store at 412-621-4126

Pastries at La Gourmandine
// Range from $1.50 – $3.95 per pastry
4605 Butler Street

Skip the hassle of air travel and transport her to France with beautifully crafted bread and pastry from this traditional French bakery. The trick is to get there early before the line stretches down the block, (don’t worry—even then their efficient staff gets you in an out quickly).

Oh by the way, did you see they recently made cream-puff swans with chocolate eggs posted on their Facebook page?!

cream puff swan pastries

Here is one of the Easter specials. Cream Puff Swans with chocolate eggs. Make sure you place your order, it is a limited quantity item. Also, more chocolate treats are in the pipes, we will keep you updated

Posted by La Gourmandine Bakery on Tuesday, March 15, 2016


These are just a few of the many possibilities. Peruse for more ideas and plan your trip to Lawrenceville.

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