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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas That Are Under $15

We have put together a list of our favorite Mother’s Day gift ideas that are under $15! The best part? Almost all of these gifts are from small makers, crafters and farms like ours. So, take a look and order away (links are in the headings)!

One Fork Farm’s Wildflower Honey Caramels

One Fork Farm Caramels

One Fork Farm produces decadent, old-fashioned caramels  made with honey, cream, and butter from Oregon’s Willamette Valley, sea salt from the Oregon Coast, and locally-crafted spirits, teas, and chocolate. They never include corn-syrup or anything artificial and every piece is cut, wrapped, and packaged by hand at their McMinnville kitchen by people who truly care about producing the finest quality Oregon caramels possible. The Wildflower Honey caramel is the one that started it all! Made with the finest local ingredients including Willamette Valley wildflower honey and sea salt harvested from the Oregon Coast, these rich decadent caramels abound with Northwest honey flavor.  Cost: $10/4 oz

Aggie’s Fig & Rhubarb Soy Candles

These vintage-inspired Travel Tin Soy Candles are made with all-natural soy wax, cotton wicks, quality fragrance oils, and recyclable packaging. They’re hand-poured and hand-labeled in small batches at Aggie’s little Bungalow Studio in NE Oregon. Aggie’s loves adding unexpected twists to their product line now and then, and this is one of them! Tart notes of rhubarb are blended with a sweet burst of fresh fig for a hearty, sophisticated and fruity scent. Cost: $9.95/4 oz travel tin + free shipping on orders of $15 or more until May 15th, 2018! 

King Fresh Brown Sugar Hazelnuts

This Oregon family farm grows, harvests, processes and packages all of their hazelnuts. The business is a partnership between a mom and 2 daughters. They started packaging their hazelnuts about 3 years ago on a very small scale. In 2017, they decided to try and expand their business which included new packaging, an updated website, online sales, and marketing to venues all over Oregon. Their business vision has blossomed into distributing to many more places in Oregon as well as venues in 5 other states! King Fresh is currently in the process of building a new facility to make processing much more efficient. These packages of Hazelnuts make a tasty snack and unique addition to a cheese platter. Cost: $13.50/16 oz package

The Chicken Chick’s Guide to Backyard Chickens

Such a fun gift for anyone who wants to keep chickens in their backyard! ‘The Chicken Chick’s Guide to Backyard Chickens’ takes enthusiasts through all aspects of small-flock ownership. You’ll find all the info you need on feeding, housing, flock health, and more. Internationally known as The Chicken Chick, Kathy Shea Mormino brings an informative style and fresh perspective on raising backyard chickens to millions of fans around the world. An attorney by profession, Kathy is the founder and one-woman creative force behind her wildly popular and award-winning Facebook page and blog, Cost: $13.38 through Amazon Prime, $16.50 for signed copy at

Savory Spice Shop Tikka Tacos Spice Mix

Savory Spice Shop in Portland (Sellwood), Oregon is locally owned and operated. Our farm uses their spices in our fruit spreads because of their quality and freshness. For this mix, they started with some of their most popular seasonings and married new flavors into them to create their new SPICE ‘n EASY recipe named ‘Tikka Taco.’  Tikka Massala is one of our best-selling curries and taco seasoning is one of our top-selling products overall. Customers love them both, so they tweaked and tested and tweaked some more to find the ideal balance to create a new family-friendly flavor that is delivered with an easy-to-make recipe. We love it here and think it’s an essential mix for any home cook or foodie! Cost: $4.75/1.75 oz 

The Bliss Dahlia from Swan Island Dahlias

Swan Island Dahlias is a family owned and operated farm that has been in Canby, Oregon for over 90 years. They pride themselves in selling top quality, beautiful dahlias for everyone to enjoy. Swan Island Dahlias grows almost 40 acres of dahlias and opens their breath-taking fields  for visitors August and September. The ‘BLISS’ Dahlia was introduced in 1989. It is a 4″ delicate blend of rose mauve with soft yellow toward the center. Give your mom something that blooms every year and adds beauty to her yard! Cost: $10.95

St. Fiacre’s Farm Oregon Harvest Berry Blend Loose Leaf Tea

Hand blended with the best of Oregon’s harvest season, including Mt. Hope Farm’s Aronia Berries! St. Fiacre’s Farm products are a reflection of their belief that they are stewards of the land and that food is our best medicine. Each tea has been carefully crafted to not only look beautiful but taste great and help support our local economy and farms. Every cup not only helps support their family but other local families as well. These teas are truly crafted and sipped with a cause in mind. Featuring four local Oregon farms: Apples from Queeners Farm, Aronia Berries from Mt. Hope Farms, Cornflowers from Floating Petals (found on Etsy!) and Blackberry Leaves from their own farm. These wonderful fruits of the harvest are paired with some flavorful spices to bring you a tart but sweet apple berry tea. Cost: $11/2.5 oz 

Create Hope Cuffs- Paisley Leather Bar Earrings 

Each of these is one of a kind and handmade. All fashioned from distressed, upcycled leather with a paisley embossment. Earring hooks are nickel free. Proceeds create hope for orphaned & at-risk children in Swaziland, Africa. Every pair of earrings helps pay elementary tuition fees for a child who otherwise wouldn’t be able to go to school. Cost: $14.99

Oak Knoll Winery- Oregon Riesling

Tropical fruits and apricots on the nose. Super soft on the palate. Yummy juicy ripe pears and peaches bring out the summer time of this wine. This is a true semi-sweet wine and is great on a hot day. Pair with a simple white sharp cheddar or a spicy meal! Cost: $14

Handpainted Metal Buckets by Artistic Home Staging

Fill these buckets with anything your mom loves- handmade treats, bath and body gifts, gardening supplies…or any of the gifts on this list! These are hand-painted by Karen and are great for spring time giving. Each bucket measures 11×4 inches and is one of a kind.  You may choose either roses and rosebuds, violets or pink and white flowers to embellish your bucket.  Cost: $15 (shipping included)

Penny Boys Sign Co.- Mama Bear Campfire Mug

This small company is located in La Grande, Oregon and is owned by Jessica Sutten. Jess started her shop in hopes to share her creativity and make items that people would love to have in their homes. She has a big, goofy golden retriever named Penny and two small boys at home, thus her shop name! This is the perfect cup for your mom’s morning cup of coffee. Cost: $12.00

And, finally…Mt. Hope Farms’ Strawberry Lavender Fruit Spread!

Local, Oregon strawberries and Organic lavender are simmered together in this complex spread. As the jar sits in your pantry (but probably not for long) the lavender flavor becomes stronger and more noticeable. Favorite Pairings; spooned over ice cream, spread onto freshly made waffles, as a cupcake filling, and paired with brie and your favorite wine! Our fruit spreads are made with our farm grown and locally sourced ingredients. These ingredients include organic cane sugar, organic lemon juice and spices from a Savory Spice Shop in Portland. Nothing artificial is ever added- our products are all natural, vegan and contain a fraction of the sugar added to most conventional preserves. Grab a jar and taste a little bit of Oregon’s springtime. Cost: $9.95 (includes shipping)