Some people like to shop for gifts months in advance, while others have mastered the art of procrastinating. No matter which camp you fall into, all that matters is that you get the best gift for your mom. When it comes to shopping for her, not any old present will do. After all, she’s the one who has done so much for you year after year, so finding the perfect present is important — but also a lot of pressure!
That’s why we’re sharing a few of the best gifts for mom, no matter the occasion. These perfect picks will work for her birthday, Mother’s Day, a special anniversary or just because. The best gifts for moms are the ones that speak to her personality and showcase the gratitude she deserves. In scouring the internet, we found tons of the best gifts for moms of all kinds, so you’ll be all set.
Brooklinen Super-Plush Robe
BEST PRESENT TO PAMPER MOM
Mom may have a robe — but she most definitely doesn’t have one this soft and spa-like. Brooklinen made this robe to mimic the feel of their super soft plush towels. We’re in love with this robe, and we’re not the only ones — the Super-Plush Robe was one of the most popular Christmas gifts featured on Spy in 2020. This robe is made of 100% Turkish Cotton, features deep pockets and a waist tie. Reviewers have said “…this robe is like wearing a nice soft blanket,” and what mom doesn’t deserve to walk around feeling comfy and luxurious?!
Brooklinen Super-Plush Robe
Kate Spade Small Square Stud Earrings
BEST FOR THE GLAM MOM
For moms who love to add a little sparkle, these Kate Spade earrings will do the trick. The multicolored hue is a fun change from white shimmering earrings, plus they will go with any outfit. The faceted stud earrings have a four-prong setting and come with a dust bag to keep her new jewels safe.
Buy: Kate Spade Small Square Stud Earrings $37.87
Botanical Plant Wall Art Prints
BEST FOR THE NATURE LOVER
There’s more than one way to gift a plant mom. Sure, she’ll always appreciate more greenery, but these Botanical Plant Wall Art Prints are an unexpected alternative. The set of six minimalist line drawing posters is sleek and modern and will add a touch of Scandi style to her décor. Pretty and peaceful, they’ll bring a sense of calm to her space. To up the ante on this gift, present them to her framed.
Buy: Botanical Plant Wall Art Prints $14.94
La Jolie Muse Jasmine Scented Candle
BEST FOR MOMS WHO CHILL
Soft candlelight and relaxing scents are a great way to unwind, especially to the sweet smell of jasmine. The candle is crafted from pure soy wax to create an eco-friendly and cruelty-free burn. If your mom is the type to come home from a long day, light some candles, and unwind with a hot bath or glass of wine, she’ll love this scented candle from La Jolie.
Buy: La Jolie Muse Jasmine Scented Candle $29.97
Amazon Echo Show 5
BEST GIFT TO STAY CONNECTED
The Amazon Echo Show is our favorite smart assistant, but it’s also an especially good gift for mom. This smart display is perfect for individuals new to smart home tech but anxious to give it a go. It’s a user-friendly and easy-to-install device that combines all the great features of an Amazon Echo Dot with a 5.5″ smart display. Mom can bring up recipes, play music, view photos from friends and family or even watch a movie using nothing but voice commands. But best of all? You and mom can stay in touch using the bigger screen for more personal video calls so you can feel close to mom even if a visit isn’t in the cards any time soon.
Buy: Amazon Echo Show $64.99
Bearaby Cotton Napper
BEST WEIGHTED BLANKET
Weighted blankets are one of the top gifts for mom now that we all are spending a little more time at home on the couch. And when it comes to weighted blankets, there’s one brand that rises above the rest. Bearby makes washable cotton blankets that come in a ton of attractive colors. Yes, they’re expensive, but we’re confident your mom will love these cozy blankets as much as we do. (We recommend the 15-pound blanket.)
Bearaby Cotton Napper
Seville Classics 3-Tier Expandable Bamboo Spice Rack Step Shelf Cabinet Organizer
BEST FOR THE COOK
Mom can spice things up in the kitchen on so many levels with this strikingly cool spice rack. It’ll spice up her décor and her cooking. The expandable three-step shelf makes for easy organization and can hold a range of differently sized bottles. However, spices aren’t included, so you can add your own to the gift box to really impress Mom.
Buy: Seville Classics 3-Tier Expandable Bamboo Spice Rack Step Shelf Cabinet Organizer $16.42
Deayoka Rose Quartz Guasha Tool
BEST FOR THE MOM WHO APPRECIATES PAMPERING
Mover over jade rollers — it’s all about gua sha now. Based on the ancient Chinese ritual, the tool is meant to be gently massaged on the neck, hairline, chin, cheeks and eyes to ease muscle tension and improve circulation and lymphatic drainage. This one is made from rose quartz to bring love, happiness and healing.
Buy: Deayoka Rose Quartz Guasha Tool $12.99
Mebbay 2 Layer Velvet Jewelry Box
BEST FOR THE JEWELRY LOVER
No matter if her jewelry style is delicate or daring, she needs a place to stash all of her favorite rings, bracelets and earrings. This gray velvet jewelry box is a treasure in itself. The soft interior will keep her jewels safe, while the many compartments make it a cinch to keep everything organized. Make it even more sumptuous by stashing a new piece of jewelry for mom inside.
Buy: Mebbay 2 Layer Velvet Jewelry Box $29.99
Berry Island Fake Craspedia Flowers
BEST FOR FLOWER LOVERS
You can’t go wrong with flowers! That’s why blooms are a classic gift for mom, and these charming faux flowers will last forever. The handmade bright blooms can be bent and twisted any way so she can create her own artful arrangement. The set comes with 12 pom-pom flowers in a cheery yellow hue. To complete the gift, add a pretty vase.
Buy: Berry Island Fake Craspedia Flowers $18.00
The Drop Women’s Iona Long Sleeve Hooded Mini Sweatshirt Dress
BEST FOR THE LOUNGEWEAR LOVER
A cute yet cozy housedress is practically required these days and this one fits the bill. Give your mom the gift of comfort with this long sleeve hooded mini sweatshirt dress that’s great for wearing around the house. The soft, sporty dress can be worn nearly year-round. She can wear it at home or pair it with some jeans or leggings for running errands.
Buy: The Drop Women's Iona Long Sleeve Hooded Mini Sweatshirt Dress $39.90
The Drop Women’s Courtney Short-Sleeve Tiny Crewneck Jersey T-Shirt
BEST FOR THE CLASSIC MOM
No matter the season or her style, a classic white crew tee is something every woman needs in her closet, making this one of the best timeless gifts for mom. If she already has one in her closet, it’s always nice to get a fresh, crisp update. Cut for a close fit, it’s made from super soft cotton and is hip length.
Buy: The Drop Women's Courtney Short-Sleeve Tiny Crewneck Jersey T-Shirt $19.90
Harper + Ari Exfoliating Sugar Cubes
BEST GIFT FOR SELF-CARE
You can’t put a price on self-care, which every busy mom needs more of. These sugar cubes sets were the “it” gifts for mom last year, but we love them so much we’ve named them the best gifts for mom in 2020, too. They’re the perfect present to help mom get that much-deserved R&R. These six exfoliating cubes are enriched with shea butter and aloe vera and they soften in water for a super soothing experience. Who needs a trip to the spa? Not your mom, if she has these.
Harper + Ari Bath Cubes
BEST FOR THE MOM IN A BOOK CLUB
Kindles are the best gifts for moms who love to read so much they’re running out of room on the bookshelf. Mom will love downloading her favorite best-sellers and magazines on her new waterproof Kindle Paperwhite, so she’s never stuck without a good read on her next commute or vacation. To take it up a notch, gift the e-reader along with a Kindle Unlimited gift card so she can get to reading right away.
Buy: Kindle Paperwhite $99.95
Bambusi Cheese Board and Knife Set
BEST FOR THE HOSTESS
As your hostess with the mostess, mom probably already knows that no party is complete without a cheeseboard. This one is practically a party all by itself. Crafted from bamboo, the cheese plate has grooved borders to hold crackers, nuts or olives, plus it has a hidden drawer with four stainless steel cheese knives with bamboo handles.
Buy: Bambusi Cheese Board and Knife Set $59.99
Ornerx Decorative Cactus Tea Light Candles 6 Pcs
BEST FOR THE CACTUS-LOVING MOM
If she has more cacti and succulents than you can count, then this is one of the best gifts for mom. She won’t have to worry about getting pricked by any cactus thorns, either! This charming set of cactus tea lights comes with six candles — with three different designs — in metal tealight holders. They’re perfect for sprucing up a table setting or whatever mom wants to liven up. The unscented paraffin wax candles have about half an hour of burning time.
Buy: Ornerx Decorative Cactus Tea Light Candles 6 Pcs $7.57
Nutribullet 600W Nutrient Extractor
BEST FOR THE JUICER
If mom has been on a juice or smoothie kick, this will keep her on that healthy path. The Nutribullet claims to be the fastest, easiest smoothie maker out there. She can fill it up with everything from nuts to veggies and fruits, then it’ll whip up her favorite drink in seconds with its powerful 600-watt motor and nutrient-extraction stainless steel blades.
Buy: Nutribullet 600W Nutrient Extractor $49.88
PeeperSpecs Women’s Blue Light Filtering Reading Glasses
BEST FOR THE TECHIE MOM
When mom can’t get enough screen time, she is overdue for a pair of blue light glasses. These take it up a notch by doubling as reading glasses, making them one of the best gifts for mom. And did we mention how chic they are? These Oprah-approved glasses filter 40%+ of high-energy (HEV) blue light from digital devices, so screens won’t take such a toll on her peppers, as well as 99.9% of UVA and UVB light. They’re also anti-reflective, with seven layers of coating on the lens surface to reduce eye strain and glare, plus have an anti-scratch coating.
Peepers To The Max Blue Light Glasses
Buy: Peepers Limelight Focus Oversized Blue Light Filtering Reading Glasses $25.00
Slip Pure Silk Sleep Mask
BEST FOR THE MOM WHO DESERVES MORE SLEEP
Since you can’t gift your mom more ZZZ’s, give her the next best thing. This silk sleep mask is the perfect bedtime accessory to guarantee some solid shut-eye. This mask also comes in several different fun patterns including a watermelon print, leopard, pink marble and more, so you can pick out a mask that’ll match mom’s PJs.
Buy: Slip Pure Silk Sleep Mask $28.51
LORAC Unzipped Gold Shimmer & Matte Eye Shadow Palette
BEST FOR THE MAKEUP MAVEN
Moms who are always looking for fresh additions to their makeup bag will be thrilled by this pretty eyeshadow palette. The gold theme means it flatters all skin tones! It has 10 rich shades in a mix of mattes and shimmers, all with major staying power. To help it last even longer and keep her look intact, it comes with a Behind the Scenes Eye Primer. LORAC’s eyeshadows blend like a dream and smooth right onto skin sans any tugging.
Buy: LORAC Unzipped Gold Shimmer & Matte Eye Shadow Palette $28.00
Kate Spade New York Large Dome Umbrella
BEST FOR THE TREND SETTER
If mom is always one step ahead of the fashion trends, then she probably knows clear plastic umbrellas are all the rage these days. Keep her and her outfit of the day chic and dry with this stylish version by Kate Spade. To add to its cuteness, it has “love is in the air” written in black script. The dome umbrella design offers maximum coverage, plus its curved handle makes it comfortable to hold and it’s easy to open and close.
Buy: Kate Spade New York Large Dome Umbrella $38.95
Sagaform Wine Carafe with Oak Stopper
BEST FOR THE ASPIRING SOMMELIER
Whether Mom can tell you all about the history of Pinot Noir or she just loves to uncork any bottle, this elegant Sagaform Wine Carafe with Oak Stopper will instantly class up her collection. Made from mouthblown glass, it will aerate her wine to perfection with its functional bowl that allows it to breathe. Plus, it’ll look so pretty on her bar. Dishwasher safe and lead-free, it’s a gift she’ll raise her glass to again and again.
Buy: Sagaform Wine Carafe with Oak Stopper $49.99
LIGHTSHARE 16Inch 36LED Cherry Blossom Bonsai Light
BEST FOR THE PLANT-CHALLENGED MOM
A green thumb is a gift that not everyone possesses. If your mom’s thumb is more black than green, this is the perfect plant for her. She’ll never have to worry if it has enough sunshine or water, since the faux cherry blossom bonsai tree is a light source on its own. The pretty plant is adorned with 36 LED light clear flowers that give off a warm white glow. Standing 16 inches tall, it’s great as an indoor or outdoor piece. Battery operated (with four AA batteries) with a plug-in electric option, the timer automatically sets its for six hours on and 18 hours off.
Buy: LIGHTSHARE 16Inch 36LED Cherry Blossom Bonsai Light $25.99
Promi Design Small Wooden Desk Clock
BEST FOR THE PUNCTUAL MOM
A charming throwback, this clock will be sure to kick mom ticking. Strikingly unique, the handmade clock can even be personalized by adding text or a logo, making it one of a kind. Crated from a single piece of oak wood, it runs on an AA battery, which isn’t included, so be sure to add one to the gift box.
Buy: Promi Design Small Wooden Desk Clock $33.99
Weddingstar Washable Cloth Face Mask Black Modern Floral
BEST GIFT FOR HER HEALTH
In the age of COVID-19, face masks are still a must, so when it comes to practical presents, this is one of the best gifts for mom. Not any old face mask is suitable, and this one is both pretty and functional. It has five layers to protect her from allergens, particles and pollutants, plus she can insert a disposable filter (sold separately) for extra protection. To keep her comfy while wearing the face mask, it has adjustable ear straps and a flexible wire noseband. The cotton and rayon-blend mask is machine washable, making it easy to care for.
Buy: Weddingstar Washable Cloth Face Mask Black Modern Floral $12.99
Nostalgia Indoor Electric Stainless Steel S’mores Maker
BEST FOR THE HAPPY CAMPER
If your mom is happiest in a tent, you can bring the camping experience to her year-round with this indoor s’mores maker. And even if she’s not an outdoorswoman, she’ll love the idea of roasting marshmallows from the living room. The tabletop electric flameless heater takes out all the fuss — not to mention cutting wood for an open flame — but still toasts marshmallows to perfection. The set comes with two stainless steel roasting forks. Campfire stories not included.
Buy: Nostalgia Indoor Electric Stainless Steel S'mores Maker $49.00
Kate Spade New York Scattered Flowers Case for AirPods
BEST FOR THE AIRPOD ADDICT
If your mom always has her AirPods in for work calls, Zooms, working out to her favorite music and basically every other occasion in her life, she needs to upgrade her AirPods case. This charming one from Kate Spade will do the trick. Covered in flowers, it makes a style statement and even doubles as a keychain so she has them on her at all times. The case protects her AirPods from drops and any impact, plus it’s compatible with wireless charging without having to take them out of the case. It fits both AirPods 1 and 2.
Buy: Kate Spade New York Scattered Flowers Case for AirPods $38.60
Unwind Lavender Gift Set
BEST FOR THE STRESSED OUT MOM
Who doesn’t have a stressed-out mom right now? That’s what makes the Unwind Lavender Gift Set one of the best gifts for mom during this stressful time. Even after a harried day, aromatherapy will help her get into peaceful slumber mode. She can get started by setting up the self-watering system in the bamboo pot and planting the non-GMO lavender seeds. While she waits for her flowers to bloom, she can light the soy blend candle and inhale the relaxing scent of flowers and cedarwood. Just before bed, she’ll want to spritz her pillow with the lavender, citrus, cedarwood and ylang-ylang spray for sweet dreams and put on the soft cotton eye mask to block out light.
Unwind Lavender Gift Set
Geometric Plated Jewelry Tray
BEST FOR JEWELRY ADDICTS
Every mom has trinkets and jewels she wants to show off and this geometric jewelry tray lets her do that in style. It’s tre chic! Perfect for stashing rings, earrings, bracelets and small items like lipsticks, it’s practically an accessory itself — and much more unique than a plain tray. Made from brass-plated wire, the base of the tray is lined in neutral-hued linen to let her pieces pop, making it one of the best gifts for mom.
Buy: Geometric Plated Jewelry Tray $30.00
Tequila Mockingbird: Cocktails with a Literary Twist
BEST FOR ASPIRING MIXOLOGISTS
Sure to be a hit at her next book club meeting, this delightful book pairs a killer cocktail with popular tomes. The easy recipes mean mom can execute any drink while brushing up on great reads. Plus, the tongue-in-cheek libation names are entertaining. There’s Drankenstein, The Wonderful Blizzard of Oz, Romeo and Julep, Paradise Sauced and Rye and Prejudice, to name a few.
Buy: Tequila Mockingbird: Cocktails with a Literary Twist $7.39
Non-Slip Yoga Mat
BEST FOR THE YOGI
A yogi can always use a fresh yoga mat and this non-slip exercise mat is a top seller on Amazon for good reason. The textured surface provides extra traction so she won’t have to worry about sliding during down dog. At a quarter of an inch thick, it has enough cushion to be comfortable and is made from lightweight foam that’s easy to carry to class. Aside from yoga, it’s also great for Pilates or any other mat-based workout.
Buy: Healthyoga Exercise Yoga Mat $34.95
Koala Head Planter
BEST FOR THE PLANT MOM
Help your mom up her succulent game with this adorable planter. Designed for mini air plants and succulents, it can fit up to a two-inch pot inside. They’re crafted in Italy from yarn, so you know they’re good koala-ty. (See what we did there?)
Buy: Koala Head Planter $26.00
BEST FOR THE PUZZLE LOVER
This puzzle literally rocks. Each geode puzzle, just like real agate, has its very own pattern, shape and colors. To make them as realistic as possible, a special simulation program creates an image by layering color from the puzzle’s edge, an algorithm provides the puzzle piece patterns and the pieces are laser cut with the help of computer-guided cutter shapes from birch plywood. In other words, it’s really intricate — and really tough to put together! But its beauty will keep mom going.
Street Level Reversible Faux Leather Tote & Wristlet
BEST FOR THE MOM WITH TOO MANY TOTES
If your mom is always lugging around a tote bag or two or three, give her a major bag upgrade with this super soft faux-leather tote. It’s roomy enough that it’s the only bag she’ll need, plus it’s classic and sophisticated. A major bonus is the bag is reversible — it’s ivory on the other side — so it’ll truly go with every one of her ensembles. It comes with a matching removable wristlet to help keep all her items organized; she’ll never have to root around for her keys or phone.
Street Level Reversible Faux Leather Tote…
Bubble Tea Kit
BEST FOR THE BUBBLE TEA LOVER
No one can blame your mom if she’s addicted to the sweet stuff. Thanks to this DIY kit, she no longer has to head to a cafe to get her fix. It comes with everything she needs to make a hot or cold batch on her own: two flavors of tea — classic black and rooibos chai — tapioca pearls, and two reusable stainless steel straws. All she needs is milk, unless she prefers it black.
Bubble Tea Kit
Ray-Ban Standard Original 58mm Aviator Sunglasses
BEST FOR THE FASHIONISTA MOM
Every fashion-forward mom has a solid pair of sunnies — or 20 — at her disposal. Ray Ban’s Standard Original 58mm Aviator Sunglasses are the perfect pair to add to her collection since aviators will never go out of fashion. Make your mom feel young again with these stylish shades. We’re confident she’ll love the way she looks wearing these.
Ray-Ban Standard Original 58mm Aviator Sunglasses
BEST FOR THE ARTISTIC MOM
No matter if your mom is a budding Picasso or just starting to experiment as an artist, she’ll be thrilled with this watercolor set. Made from laser-cut plywood, its clever design helps her stay organized while getting creative. There’s a place for everything, including brushes, palettes, paper and water. It’s practically a work of art in itself!
DIY Mochi Ice Cream Kit
BEST FOR THE MOM WITH A SWEET TOOTH
There’s no need to go to Japan to get this traditional dessert when mom can just make it at home. Mochi is a party of textures — it’s chewy on the outside and like ice cream on the inside — and it isn’t as tough to make as you’d think. The kit comes with all you need to make 32 mochis and best of all it doesn’t require much skill in the kitchen. The only tough part is deciding which flavor to eat first: matcha green tea or cocoa powder.
DIY Mochi Ice Cream Kit
Gorjana Power Gemstone Bracelet
BEST FOR THE BRACELET STACKER
If your mom was always a fan of a great bracelet stack, she was way ahead of the trend with this look. Add another bauble to her collection with this pretty bracelet made with semiprecious stones. There are four varieties to choose from, so select a stone just for her to make it personal. This one features Lapis, symbolizing wisdom and good judgment. Plus, the bracelet is adjustable, so it’ll fit any wrist.
Gorjana Power Gemstone Bracelet
BEST FOR THE VEGETARIAN
Meatless Mondays will be much more fun and delicious with this tofu press around. It presses the water out of raw bean curd with a twofer effect: Tofu will absorb way more marinade and come out crispier when you fry it, making it soft in the middle but crispy on the outside. That’s what’s known as perfect tofu! It takes about 15 to 20 minutes for the tofu press to work its magic, so mom can prep the rest of the meal while it’s in action.
MSC International Joie Hoot Owl Loose Leaf Tea Infuser
BEST FOR TEA DRINKERS
This charming stainless steel tea infuser is a thoughtful gift for any tea-loving mom, who is sure to find it a hoot. The charm-like infusers are easy to fill with any loose leaf tea, and the attached chain makes steeping hassle-free. These are an eco-friendly alternative to disposable tea bags, and she’ll find her tea is just as flavorful. Plus, since they’re stainless steel, they’re easy to clean and won’t retain any odor or flavor from past usage.
Buy: MSC International Joie Hoot Owl Cup Mesh Ball Loose Leaf Tea Infuser $8.01
Zen Breeze Essential Oil Diffuser
BEST FOR RELAXING
Give mama a new way to enjoy her essential oils with this cool mist diffuser. True to its name, it’ll certainly bring her a much-needed sense of Zen. It has an adjustable timer for one, three or six hours and automatic shut off for safety. All she has to do is add her favorite essential oils and relax.
Buy: Zen Breeze Essential Oil Diffuser $38.97
ghd Helios Hair Dryer
BEST FOR THE BLOW-OUT QUEEN
Thanks to coronavirus, getting a blowout these days isn’t as easy or as fun as it used to be. Bring the salon to your mom by getting her a pro-level hairdryer so she can master the DIY situation. Incredibly lightweight, it has a contoured nozzle and works at 75 miles per hour, concentrating airflow to make hair dry faster. Ergonomically designed and featuring aerodynamic technology, it delivers precise control and leaves you with shiny, salon-level strands.
MICHAEL Michael Kors Women’s Jet Set Cross Body Bag
BEST FOR THE FASHIONISTA
Mom knows the secret to a perfect OOTD is a great bag — even if she doesn’t know what OOTD stands for. A cross-body black leather bag is one that she can wear everywhere with everything. The fact that this one is designed by Michael Kors makes it even better. Made from Saffiano leather, it has an adjustable shoulder strap and a three-pocket interior to keep her purse organized.
Michael Kors Cross Body Leather Bag
Knock Knock What I Love About Mom Book
MOST SENTIMENTAL GIFT
This simple, easy-to-fill-in journal will prompt you to share special sentiments with your mom in a way that’s not intimidating, yet incredibly meaningful. While she reads through the pages that contain nostalgic notes, from quirky to complimentary, she’ll be too distracted sniffling and tearing up to even notice you loading up on the brownie points.
Buy: Knock Knock What I Love About Mom $10.00
La Chatelaine Luxury Soap Collection
BEST MADE-IN-FRANCE GIFT
Many of the best gifts for mom are sophisticated without forcing you to break the bank. This gift set features six French-made, luxury soaps and it includes beautiful blends like gardenia, coconut milk, lemon verbena, cherry almond, shea, and wild fig. Your Paris-loving la mère will adore it, and you can also snag a set for yourself or dish the soaps. Even better, these soaps were one of Oprah’s favorite things in 2019.
Buy: La Chatelaine Luxury Soap Collection $66.35
The Bouqs ‘All the Rage’ Tulip Bouquet
MOST FOOLPROOF GIFT
You can never go wrong with sending mom a bouquet of flowers to remind her you’re thinking of her. This bright bouquet of rainbow tulips is guaranteed to brighten her day and put a smile on her face. The Bouqs offers expedited shipping so it’ll make it look like you’ve been planning for weeks in advance.
Rainbow Tulips Bouquet
‘Best Mom Ever’ Makeup Bag
BEST REMINDER MOM’S THE BEST
Let your mom carry her favorite beauty essentials in style when she’s on the go with this charming makeup bag. She’ll adore the message and how much she can stash inside. Printed in the US on 100% cotton canvas, the chic black zipper keeps all of her mainstays safely stored for touchups at any time.
Buy: Best Mom Ever Makeup Bag $10.99
Moonlight Makers Funny Tote Bags & Dish Towels
BEST FOR PUN LOVERS
Moonlight Makers has an entire line of pun-believable dish towels and tote bags. Each product features fun line drawings and food-related puns like “Turnip the beet” or “Gouda vibes only.” While we’re partial to the beet-based towel ourselves, have fun picking the perfect pun dishtowel for your Mom. Check out the entire line here.
Buy: Turnip the Beet Reusable Canvas Bag $14.95
Click & Grow Indoor Herb Garden System
BEST FOR CHEFS
We’ve recommended these Click & Grow Indoor Herb Garden systems before, and there’s a reason you’ll find these in countless kitchens around the world. Click & Grow provides pre-planted pods containing dozens of popular herbs and veggies, and the Smart Garden 3 makes it easy to grow these plants right on your kitchen counter. The LED lights provide all the energy these plants need to thrive, and mom will have her own garden of fresh basil, cilantro and grape tomatoes in no time. You can choose the vegetables and herbs, but each smart garden comes with three basil pods to get started. If your Mom loves to cook, then this is one of the best gifts of the year.
Buy: Click & Grow Garden Smart Garden 3 $99.95
Ugg Fluff Yeah Genuine Shearling Slide
BEST FOR THE MOM WITH COLD FEET
If your mom’s toes are always chilly, these chic slippers will keep them toasty in style. Made from cozy genuine shearling, the open-toe slingbacks are no ordinary slipper. They have a lightweight platform sole to give her a height boost and can be worn inside and outdoors. These bold slippers are the perfect replacement for your mom’s Crocs.
Ugg Fluff Yeah Genuine Shearling Slide
Catbird Summer in Italy Water Perfume
BEST FOR THE GLOBETROTTER
When you can’t take your mom to Italy (and, right now, you can’t take anyone to Italy), this fine-misting water perfume is the next best thing. It’ll transport her to summer in Rome with notes of orange blossom and honey. A few whiffs will have her feeling like she is basking under the Tuscan sun in an olive grove or zipping past the Colosseum on a scooter.
Catbird Summer in Italy Water Perfume
Nordstrom Lingerie Moonlight Short Pajamas
BEST FOR THE LOUNGER
When mom lives for lazy Sundays, she needs plenty of PJs for the part, and this pair will keep her carefree and comfy. The fun spin on classic men’s pajamas is made in a soft, light knit. What mom will love even more is they were made in a HERproject factory, which builds partnerships to encourage female empowerment and gender equality.
Nordstrom Lingerie Moonlight Short Pajamas
Personalized Vertical Bar Necklace Coordinate Jewelry
BEST PERSONALIZED GIFT
It’s not like mom will ever forget where you were born, but this necklace is a pretty way of wearing a reminder. It can be personalized with any coordinates, so you can pick where you were born or a place that is significant to you both. Or, you could opt for a special message or name. To make it even more customized, you can pick the metal finish — gold, silver or rose gold.
Buy: Personalized Vertical Bar Necklace Coordinate Jewelry $16.50
Women’s Mama Bear T-Shirt
BEST FOR MAMA BEARS
Every mom who is a mama bear in every sense needs this T-shirt in her life. Besides loving the cute message, she’ll adore how soft and cozy the tee is — it’s made from ringspun cotton for extra comfort. Plus, it was designed and printed in the US.
Buy: Women’s Mama Bear T-Shirt $14.99
Stemless Copper Wine Glasses
BEST FOR THE WINE LOVER
Glassware is key for a sophisticated evening of drinking at home. These feminine copper wine glasses have a modern feel thanks to the stemless design and geometric copper-dipped sides. This set makes for a lovely gift to charm your mom for Christmas, her birthday or any reason at all.
Buy: Stemless Copper Wine Glasses $29.99
Butterfly Rose Tea Cup
BEST FOR THE MOM WHO LOVES TEA TIME
This dainty cup is so striking that Mom might be inspired to throw her own afternoon tea party to show it off. The clear glass mug can also be used as décor if she insists it’s too pretty to drink from. Of course, it works equally well for coffee, too. The enamel mug is adorned with butterfly and rose flower designs, all handmade, making it one of a kind. That exclusivity and individuality make it one of the best gifts for mom! It comes with a matching spoon so she can add sugar and literally stir things up in style.
Buy: Kpcuisite Butterfly Rose Tea Cup $22.58
Fred Sloths on a Vine Picture Hangers
BEST FOR THE SNAP-HAPPY MOM
If you can’t get your mom to stop posting family pictures on Facebook and everywhere else, then this is the ultimate gift for mom. She can hang up her favorite snapshots IRL with these cute sloths on a vine. Each package includes six sloths with a 36-inch “vine.” The sloths are in three different poses, giving her even more cuteness to enjoy. To make it personalized, gift it to Mom with great family photos already selected by you. She’ll love the extra touch!
Buy: Fred Sloths on a Vine Picture Hangers $11.77
Murphy & Daughters Cucumber Bath Salts
BEST FOR THE LUXE-LOVING MA
This beautiful bath salts gift comes in a classy container that your mom will save long after the salts are gone. This cucumber version features a floral design on a metallic, teal backdrop (there are eight different scents and styles to choose from), and the sun-dried Australian salts contain skin-restoring and detoxifying minerals to nourish and renew skin. Oprah also selected these bath salts as one of her favorite things in 2019, and if they’re good enough for Oprah, they’re good enough for momma.
Buy: Murphy & Daughters Cucumber Bath Salts $88.00
Instant Pot Duo
BEST FOR THE MOM WHO COOKS
With more than 37,000 rave Amazon reviews, it’s no wonder why the Instant Pot is a perennial best gift for mom. It speeds up the cooking process and also retains more nutrition thanks to limiting the amount of time food is exposed to heat. Plus, she’ll gain access to the Instant Pot app which provides over a thousand recipes, though chances are she’ll know just what to do with it! The multi-use programmable pressure cooker offers seven functions so your mom can steam, warm, slow-cook, or sauté her (and let’s be honest, your) meals. It makes yogurt, too. For all these reasons and more, the Instant Pot is absolutely one of the best gifts for moms in 2021.
Buy: Instant Pot Duo $99.99
Mixology & Craft Bartender Kit
BEST FOR LOVERS OF A STRONG DRINK
If tea isn’t really her thing, try this 10-piece mixology kit. Each kit comes with a cocktail shaker, strainer, mixing spoon, double lever corkscrew, ice tongs and more to ensure your mom has all the tools she needs to whip up her favorite cocktails. What’s more, the set comes in this included bamboo stand for a clean presentation. Try these mixology books and martini glasses, too.
Buy: Mixology & Craft Bartender Kit $49.99
Modern Innovations Marble Wine Cooler
BEST BUDGET-FRIENDLY GIFT
A stylish marble wine cooler like this can be used as a rose-chiller in the summer and a flower or utensil holder in the winter. To use, store the cooler in the fridge for a few hours prior to entertaining. Then, when you’re ready to open and chill your wine, simply take the cooler out, set it on the table and let the marble’s natural temperature retaining properties keep your drink looking cool and elegant. And at under $25, this is one of the most budget-friendly gifts for mom.
Buy: Modern Innovations Marble Wine Cooler $23.99
Natural Spa Bath Bomb Gift Set
BEST FOR THE BATH LOVER
Inspire your hardworking mom to take some self-care time with a bath bomb gift set. Beautifully wrapped, each bath bomb is crafted from natural and rejuvenating ingredients like essential oils, shea butter, and dead sea salt. Handmade, vegan, and organic, this is a gift she’ll feel good about using. Don’t be surprised if she asks for more next year.
Buy: Natural Spa Bath Bomb Gift Set $14.99
Framebridge Custom Frames
BEST FOR MOMS EVERYWHERE
This is one of our favorite gift ideas for 2021, but it’s especially perfect for mom. The best gifts for moms speak to the special relationship you have, which is why these framed photos are the perfect gift idea. Framebridge lets you turn your smartphone pictures into beautiful, wall-ready portraits. Choose a frame of your choice, upload a favorite photo, and have the frame and photo print shipped to you. Don’t settle for a gift card; surprise your mom with a personal gift that she’ll treasure for years to come.
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