Sensible Shopper: Mother's Day Gifts

For the procrastinators who still haven't picked up a Mother's Day gift, never fear. Mistrella Murphy, a contributor to Lucky magazine, was on "Good Morning America" with some Sensible Shopper tips on gifts that look like they're worth a fortune but all cost under $100.

'Luxury' Gifts That Don't Cost a Fortune

J. Crew summer-weight cashmere sweater

Cashmere isn't just for winter. A summer-weight cashmere is a luxury to put on after a day in the sun or inside with the air conditioning blasting.

Price: $98

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Tiffany's silver-knotted earrings

For most women, the little blue box alone is exciting. These earrings are simple yet elegant and can be worn every day.

Price: $75

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Paraffin spa and nail polish

It's a little pampering for mom with a manicure/pedicure kit.

Cost: Revlon paraffin spa -- $39.99

Chanel nail polish -- $17

Available at most drug stores

Rattan bath basket

The gift basket from Bath & Body Works includes body lotion, foam bath, candle, mesh sponge and shower gel.

Cost: $49.50

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Four-course dinner delivered to mom's door

You can get a four-course dinner for two delivered to mom's door from Go to the Web site and click on the menus. You can choose from four food themes -- Parisian, Tuscan, Cajun and fusion. Each theme comes with your choice of bread, soup, entree and dessert, plus a candle and a special Mother's Day card.

Price: $79.99

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i-Pod Shuffle

For the tech-savvy mom, this i-Pod holds 120 songs, and if you want to go the extra step, you can pre-load mom's favorite music before you give it to her so it's truly hassle free.

Cost: $99

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Want to Splurge?

Hermes scarf

Since 1937 Hermes has been offering silk scarves. There are many to choose from and each one has a story to go along with it either based on mythology or a theme.

Price: $320

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