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10 Gift Ideas to Really Celebrate Your Mom

10 Gift Ideas to Really Celebrate Your Mom


Let’s face it, mommas are the best. When you get to that age and realize your mom is actually an incredible, “superhuman-like” being who you can be friends with, pretty much a best friend with, it’s awesome. Moms are there for the good, the bad, and the plain old ugly. They’ve lifted us up and helped shape us into the people we are today. That’s why they deserve to be celebrated mostly every day, but especially on Mother’s Day.

So, here’s a list of our favorite gift ideas, across a range of price points, for that special, patient, kind, loving woman in your life. (And, kudos to all of you who’ve already planned ahead and bought that perfect gift).

Drop us a comment if you have any other great gift ideas for us before Sunday, May 13!


1. Chukar® Dark Chocolate Cherries

$59.95 & various

Cherries from Washington State and dark chocolate might be the best combination ever and the most delicious way to Mom’s heart. (We can testify that these passed a taste test and we totally approve).


2. A Sign that Says It All

$29.95 each

You know your Mom is the best. Now, everyone else will too with these awesome desk signs.




3. A Birchbox Subscription

From $30.00 + 2.95 Service Fee

Deliver Momma the best in beauty goods! Pick from a three, six, or twelve month subscription to help her indulge.


4. S’well® Water Bottle

From $25.00

Make sure Mom is always hydrated and doing it in style with a cute, eco-friendly water bottle. Bottles keep liquids cold for 24 hours and hot for 12! And, every purchase helps provide clean and safe water to the world’s most vulnerable communities.


5. Jo Malone Fragrance Collection


When in doubt, a collection of these beautiful scents always makes sense.


6. “Letters To My Mom”


Send your mom a time capsule of handwritten notes of gratitude and love she can treasure forever. The book consists of twelve envelopes you can seal with included stickers, postdate, and mail for her to open in the future.


7. The Perfect Book

From $11.99

Maybe you’ve already gone on a pilgrimage with your mother, or you’re planning one. Either way, some journeys leave your bond stronger than ever. We’ve heard The Book of Wanderings by Kimberly Meyer is a spectacular tale of a mother daughter journey that will make you come alive.


8. Curated Gift Box by HATCH


This gift is a thing of beauty and she’s sure to love everything in it! It’s perfect if you can’t decide exactly what to get Mom. There’s everything from a geode to select teas and cashmere socks. It’s also a great gift idea for new mommas. You can’t go wrong!


9. “Mamasté” Pillow


For all the yoga-loving moms out there, it doesn’t get better (or cuter) than this.


10. Dyson Supersonic™ Mother’s Day edition Hair Dryer

From $399.99

This gift is a splurge, but the woman is worth it! This hair dryer dries hair fast while protecting against heat damage. Worth every penny? Most definitely.

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