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15 Mother’s Day Gifts for Every Kind of Mom

Shopping for mom? We've got you covered. We've collected some of the best mother's day gift ideas for women with all types of interests.

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The Chef: Dutch Oven

Mom deserves a well-stocked kitchen that allows her to cook to her heart’s desire. Whether she’s entertaining guests or cooking for family, she’ll get great use out of this gorgeous Dutch oven ($515). Dutch ovens can do the work of baking pans, soup pots, deep fryers—you name it. Mom needs a versatile tool like this. If your mother loves to cook, check out more Mother’s Day gifts she’d love.

Why it made our list: This Le Creuset beauty will last forever.

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The Gardener: Garden Gloves

If mom loves being in the garden, she likely already owns several pairs of gloves—but not like these. This non-slip set ($28) comes with three pairs, which is perfect because you know she’s going to accidentally lose one before growing season is over. Check out these other gardener gifts, too.

Why it made our list: Each glove’s coating gives mom a non-slip grip.

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Wondering what to send mom for Mother’s Day? These gifts can be shipped to her.

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The Reader: Bathtub Bookholder

If mom loves to read, then get her something thoughtful that allows her to catch up on her favorite new book from the comfort of a well-deserved bubble bath. This bathtub caddy ($40) fits both physical books and tablets, which means it’s well suited to whichever mom prefers (and if she prefers tablet, let’s just hope she’s very careful).

Why it made our list: There’s even enough room for a wine glass!

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The Active Mom: High-Quality Yoga Pants

Whether mom loves yoga, running or hitting the gym, she’ll be the first to tell you that there’s no substitution for high-quality workout gear. We love these yoga pants ($89) from Athleta, which are comfortable, high-waisted and will go with any outfit.

Why it made our list: With regular, tall, plus and petite options, mom is sure to find the perfect size.

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The Music Lover: Suitcase Record Player

This adorable suitcase record player ($50) from Macy’s allows mom to play vintage records from her collection as well as any tunes she’s got saved to her favorite bluetooth-enabled device. It’s the perfect gift for the mom who has an expansive collection of physical and digital music.

Why it made our list: Not in use? This suitcase actually snaps shut.

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The Entertainer: Resin Cheeseboard

Does mom love being the hostess with the mostess? Then this one’s for her. We are obsessed with the brown and turquoise color combination in this resin cheeseboard ($60) from Pier 1. It’s meant for cheese and crackers, but that doesn’t mean mom can’t get creative with what she serves on it. If your mother spends all of her time in the kitchen, check out these kitchen gifts for mom.

Why it made our list: It’s perfect for indoor and outdoor use.

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The Crafter: Craft Caddy

Every artist needs an organized space to store her materials. Whether mom knits, crochets, paints or makes hyper realistic rock carvings, this craft caddy ($25) from Amazon is well-equipped to store some of her favorite tools. Check out more gifts that are perfect for crafters.

Why it made our list: You can choose from a variety of pretty patterns.

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The Baker: Cookie Press

A tool that makes baking cookies quicker and less messy? Mom will be thrilled. We love this cookie press ($30) that comes with 12 discs. The possibilities are endless, especially once mom gets her hands on this and starts experimenting with her favorite dough (tell her we volunteer to try them all). If she’s looking for some inspiration for her new cookie press, send her these buttery spritz cookie recipes.

Why it made our list: No squeezing here! The press’s lever makes it easy to stamp cookies.

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The Techie: Portal Mini from Facebook

The Portal Mini from Facebook ($79) is an absolute must-have for moms who live far away. She will absolutely love opening this gift, then basking in the fact that she will be able to call you and see your beautiful face in HD anytime she wants. (Okay, maybe you need to set some boundaries after she opens it?)

Why it made our list: Priced at just under $80, this portal is a great value.

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The Sentimental: Mother-Daughter Necklace

If your mother teared at each piece of handmade pottery and macaroni art from grade school, opt for a more sentimental gift that you know will warm her heart. We love this mother and daughter necklace ($22). If sappy gifts are your thing, these personalized Mother’s Day gifts will make your heart melt.

Why it made our list: It has just the right combination of style and heart.

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The Wine Lover: Personalized Wine Delivery

Subscriptions make excellent gifts, especially if your mom seems to already have everything. Sign her up for a Winc Wine Club Membership (prices vary) that keeps gifting month after month. Mom will be absolutely thrilled.

Why it made our list: Each bottle can be hand-picked to mom’s tastes!

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The Traditional: Candle Subscription Box

There’s a reason the classic gifts are so popular—it’s because they’re universally adored. If you’re striking out on finding the right gift, lean on a gift you can feel confident she’ll use and love: a candle subscription box ($10 – $30). Every month mom will get a candle box shipped straight to her door! (Discover more of our favorite gifts for mom with these thoughtful Mother’s Day gift baskets.)

Why it made our list: All of the candles are crafted from natural ingredients.

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Mother's Day Keepsake Box with Chocolate

The Chocoholic: Chocolate Box

There is nothing wrong with having a sweet tooth that just won’t quit. If mama loves chocolate, let’s indulge her with this box of assorted truffles ($50). If you’re making dessert for Mother’s Day, we recommend sticking with the chocolate theme and trying one of our favorite chocolate desserts.

Why it made our list: These truffles come in a keepsake box.

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The Fashionista: Leather Tote

Fashion-forward mothers deserve the highest-quality new finds. If she loves large totes, then she’d love this Kate Spade leather tote ($378). This is a great choice for mothers whose bags always seem to carry an indescribable amount of stuff (seriously Mom, is that an entire box of tissues in there?).

Why it made our list: Tons of different pockets make organizing a breeze.

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The Plant Lover: Pretty Planter Stand

If mom is always adding to her plant nursery, we’ve got the perfect gift for her. This stunning planter stand ($129) is the perfect way for her to show off her favorite blooms. If mom grows mainly herbs, check out these indoor planters, too. If she’s more of a flower bouquet person, gift her one of these Mother’s Day flowers bouquets.

Why it made our list: The steel base keeps this planter nice and sturdy.

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Kate Ellsworth
Kate is an avid baker, knitter and writer. Her passions include Star Wars, stress baking and—of course—chocolate. When she's not chasing her partner around the house asking him to try her latest recipe, Kate is probably knitting (another) sweater.