26 Mother’s Day Gifts for Every Type of Mom
This Mother's Day, celebrate the lady who dishes out huge helpings of love. We found the best Mother's Day gift ideas, including chic appliances, personalized finds and self-care goodies.
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Moms are some of the most special humans we’re lucky to know. They’re our caregivers, built-in best friends and superheroes all in one. And they deserve so, so much every day—but especially on Mother’s Day.
Because she deserves pampering, we rounded up the best Mother’s Day gift ideas for every type of mom. We found Mother’s Day flowers guaranteed to knock her socks off, home gifts, sweet treats and relaxing essentials.
For the Flower Queen: Bulb-of-the-Month Club
Yes, a bulb club exists, and it’s one of our new favorite Mother’s Day gift ideas. Harry & David’s bulb-of-the-month club sends fresh, seasonal blooms straight to her door—like a tulip garden for May and orange amaryllis in October. Gift a three-, six- or 12-month subscription. Whatever you choose, she’ll love getting her very own box of sunshine every month.
For the Everyday Chef: Mother’s Day Kitchen Gift Box
Here’s a Mother’s Day gift you can send straight to mom. Surprise her with a heartfelt gift box packed with baking goodies. This sweet care package ships directly to her door, and it’s filled with chic essentials like spatulas, spoons and measuring utensils. As an added bonus, you can customize it with engraving options and her favorite colors. Talk about one of the cutest Mother’s Day gift ideas!
For the Marinade Maker: The Pairing Olive Oils
Whether she’s whipping up a homemade salad dressing, sautéing vegetables or baking fresh bread, this duo of extra-virgin olive oils from Heraclea will provide the right flavor. The Early Harvest bottle is made from Memecik olives harvested in October through mid-November 2021 while the Mature Harvest’s olives were harvested mid-November through December 2021. Encourage mom to taste the difference to bring her next recipe to the next level!
For the Sentimental Mom: “Mother” Definition Print
Whether you’re on a budget or want a simple yet powerful gift that showers mom in your love, look no further than this “Mother” definition print. The digital print comes with four file sizes ready to download and print. Then, match the frame with her home decor for a gift that will put a smile on her face every. single. day. Have you seen these Mother’s Day gift baskets?
For the Aesthetic Home Cook: Beautiful Air Fryer
We’re obsessed with Drew Barrymore’s “Beautiful” kitchenware collection, and mom will be, too. This 9-quart air fryer is a standout, thanks to its separated baskets and oodles of settings. Did we mention it also comes in five stunning colorways? Choose from black sesame, cornflower blue, oyster grey, sage green and white icing.
For the Self-Care Enthusiast: Osea Body Care
Treat mom to an at-home spa gift with this body care discovery set. It comes with an ocean cleanser, hyaluronic sea serum, seabiotic water cream, algae body oil and a leather bag to keep it all together. Bonus: It’s safe for all skin types and packed with hydrating, anti-aging ingredients guaranteed to help mom feel her absolute best.
For the Meal Prep Master: Personalized Cutting Board
The way to her heart is with personalized mom gifts. Whether she uses it for dinner prep or simply puts it on display, mom will think of you every time she looks at this personalized cutting board. Engrave it with the text of your choice and the names of mom’s dearest loved ones.
For the New Mom: Mama Necklace
When it comes to Mother’s Day gift ideas for the brand new mom, sentimental finds like this “Mama” necklace are oh-so sweet. We love that it never goes out of style, whether she’s celebrating her first Mother’s Day or her 30th. Choose from three finishes: Gold, silver or rose gold.
For the Culinary Star: Gordon Ramsay Master Class
Who wouldn’t want to learn new cooking skills straight from Gordon Ramsay? Well, now mom can thanks to the Gordon Ramsay Master Class session. Not only will mom learn how to make six signature dishes (beef wellington, anyone?), she’ll master new techniques and knife skills to use with all her home cooking to come.
For the Entertainer: Salsa Turtles
Could this gift be any cuter? This set of three salsa turtles will be the talk of mom’s next cookout. The handmade bowls pay homage to Mexican and Spanish pottery techniques. Load ’em up with pico de gallo, guacamole or any homemade salsas.
For the Mom Who’s All About Wellness: Essential Oils and Diffuser Set
If your mom is anything like mine, she’s obsessed with essential oils. Whether she has to has her hands on new essential oil scents or is new to the practice all together, this diffuser set will delight her senses. It comes with a peppermint halo roll for soothing relief on-the-go, a sunshine oil blend and the most chic diffuser we’ve ever laid eyes on (it doubles as home decor!).
For the Kitchen Decorator: Bistro Cake Stand
For the Bountiful Baker: Stand Mixer
Mom will think of you every time she pulls out her new KitchenAid stand mixer. (Which—trust us—will be often!) There are lots of bells and whistles that make KitchenAid our Test Kitchen’s favorite mixer—but we can’t get enough of the blushing “Rose” color, either.
For the Trendy Mom: Belt Bag
Once she slips on this everywhere belt bag, she’ll never want to travel with a purse again. It keeps all the essentials close, whether she’s grocery shopping, exploring or walking the dog. We love that it comes in a handful of colorways to fit any mom’s style.
For the Foodie: Gourmet Charcuterie Board
It’s official: This ciccetti cheese charcuterie board from Boarderie is the prettiest cheese board we’ve ever seen—and it’s a real treat for mom. Styled on an acacia wood serving board, it’s packed with artisan meats and cheeses plus goodies like dried fruits, chocolates and rosemary and olive oil crackers. Ingredients are perfectly paired for decadent snacking.
For the Mom Who Cherishes Family Recipes: Recipe Dish Towel
Ditch the scratchy old towels; mom deserves something sweet and sentimental. This custom tea towel is imprinted with a beloved family recipe from her (or grandma’s!) kitchen. The best part? It’s transferred in your loved one’s handwriting.
For the Green Thumb: Hydroponic Indoor Garden
Bring mom’s garden indoors with an Aerogarden herb kit. Unlike traditional herb kits, it maintains the optimal environment for greens to thrive—rain or shine. Plus, it’s easy to control. Simply fill the base with water, add the seed pods and watch herbs grow! If she’s serious about her herb garden, check out our Aerogarden Farm 12 review.
For the Mom Who’s Kitchen Is Her Safe Space: Luxe Standing Mat
Whether she’s washing dishes or kneading her best bread recipe, mom spends a lot of time on her feet. Cushion the blow with an anti-fatigue mat that feels as good as it looks. This geometric print comes in a myriad of colors and sizes to fit any space.
For the Homebody: Pura Fragrance
If mom is all about cultivating a happy home, a relaxing, free-flowing scent is important. Pura Fragrance makes a practical yet thoughtful Mother’s Day gift idea. It’s a smart device that diffuses her favorite scents whether she’s home or away. We love that you can customize the diffusing schedule to keep the home smelling like a luxury resort 24/7.
For the Sweet Tooth: Mother’s Day Cupcakes
When in doubt, food gifts are always a sweet Mother’s Day gift idea. Cheryl’s cookies recently added these delectable buttercream frosted cupcakes to their collection. They arrive on mom’s doorstep in a beautiful floral box that reads, “Happy Mother’s Day!” Hosting a Mother’s Day celebration? Here’s where to order cake for delivery.
For the Brunch Babe: Personalized Brunch Board
Breakfast in bed is an iconic Mother’s Day tradition. Make her Mother’s Day brunch even more special by gifting mom her very own brunch board. This customizable gift includes slots for all of her favorite eats and drinks. Plus, you can add a special name, date or saying in one of 10 fun designs.
For the Cozy Mom: Bamboo Joggers
There’s no better way to pamper mom than with a pair of ultra-cozy bamboo joggers. Lightweight and stretchy, they keep mom cool whether she’s lounging around the house or running a quick errand. Complete her fit with the matching bamboo hoodie. Now that’s how you do relaxing Mother’s Day gift ideas.
For the Bird Lover: Ferris Wheel Hummingbird Feeder
Whether she has a backyard oasis or loves admiring hummingbirds (or both), we can’t think of a cuter outdoor gift than this ferris wheel hummingbird feeder. Floral feeding tubes rotate just like a ferris wheel, perfect for attracting a charm of hummingbirds.
For the Cookie Decorator: Embossed Rolling Pin
Help mom add a pretty pattern to her favorite shortbread cookies or pie crust with an embossed rolling pin. This wooden tool, available in both medium and large sizes, imprints a floral design directly onto the dough.
For the Organized Mom: Recipe Book
Mom loves to cook, so give her a spot to jot down all of her favorite recipes. We love this recipe book’s bright, lemon cover that is sure to stand out on her cookbook shelf. You can start by filling in a Mother’s Day recipe.
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