Mother’s Day is right around the corner and that means it’s time to start thinking about gifts. Don’t worry, you have plenty of time! And if you’re not sure where to start here, are 30+ of my favorite Mother’s Day gift ideas. We got this!
These unique gift ideas are some of my favorite ways to show Mom how special she (me 😉) is. We all know that moms deserve to be appreciated every day of the year, and Mother’s Day is just the “official holiday” where we make them feel extra special. Right?
Whether you are shopping for your mom, grandmother, aunt, or friend who just became a mama, there’s something for everyone on this list! I’ve organized everything into classic gifts, ideas for the foodie mama, spa day gifts, and special items just for grandma.
When is Mother’s Day?
Mother’s Day is celebrated worldwide and occurs at different times of the year, depending on where you live. Where I live in the United States, Mother’s Day always happens on the 2nd Sunday in May. This means that in 2023 Mother’s Day is on May 14th!
Classic Mother’s Day Gifts
Flowers, chocolate, cookies, and perfume. These are classic Mother’s Day gifts for a reason! These elegant ideas are sure to make her smile and feel appreciated.
This gorgeous bouquet includes 50 fresh roses in a variety of colors! The flowers are hand picked from greenhouses daily, then arranged and shipped anywhere. The roses will bloom within a few days of arrival so mom will be able to enjoy her bouquet for days!
Freshly baked cookies in a variety of delicious flavors, like chocolate chunk, oatmeal raisin and double chocolate chunk! If mom is a cookie lover this gorgeously packed cookie tin is going to be a welcome treat.
The bond between mothers and daughters is something unique and special! If mom likes to wear rings or bracelets, give her this heartfelt jewelry dish so that she’ll know you’re always thinking about her when she takes off her jewelry at the end of the day.
Mom will love this personalized necklace with the initials of her children. You can have up to 5 initials on this charm necklace made of quality 14k gold.
Gifts For Moms Who Love to Cook
If mom is a foodie then boy do I have you covered. That is my jam! Here are some of my favorite kitchen gadgets, appliances, cookbooks, and more. Be sure to check out my 2022 holiday gift list which has 71 more ideas perfect for people who love to cook.
The KitchenAid stand mixer is a classic for a reason! You can make everything from pizza dough and cakes, to cookies and homemade bread. The mixer comes with a flat beater, dough hook and whisking attachment that make it easy to make whatever your heart desires. You can even buy separate attachments that you make pasta.
This fancy yet affordable bottle opener uses a simple lever mechanism to remove the cork from a bottle in two easy motions. The handle has a soft, non-slip grip that makes it comfortable and easy to use. If mom enjoys a glass of wine, this is the perfect gift.
This beautiful bamboo charcuterie set takes all the guesswork out of making the perfect cheese board. Just add meats, cheeses, fruits and anything else you want to include in your charcuterie board. Bamboo is earth friendly and doesn’t absorb odors from food or stain, so this board is easy to maintain too.
Making the perfect cup of coffee has never been easier! This Nespresso machine can make both coffee and espresso using handy pods in a variety of flavors. Think vanilla cream, hazelnut, decaf and even half caf coffee. The machine will automatically select the brewing parameters based upon the pod you choose. And even better? Nespresso has a free recycling program that lets you ship used pods back to them in a pre-labled bag that’s sent to you with each pod order. Perfect for the eco-conscious, coffee-loving mom!
Make a perfect espresso right in your own kitchen! No need to head to the coffee shop anymore, this espresso machine makes it so simple to brew up a perfect cup. Top it off with frothy steamed milk and start sipping.
Is mom a dog lover? Does she cherish her cup of morning coffee? Then this is the perfect gift idea! Send her a box of “Best Dog Mom” coffee in a variety of flavors, like Southern Pecan and Kahula Cream. Each flavor has a funny dog-themed name like “Nutty Dog” and “Doggie’s Dream.”
This smart air fryer by Cosori can be controlled via your phone, or with easy one-touch buttons on the machine. Make perfectly crispy french fries, salmon fillets, chicken breasts and more with this BPA free air fryer that even has a dishwasher-safe basket.
These cushioned anti-fatigue kitchen mats make it easy to stand for longer periods of time in the kitchen. Made of waterproof and oil proof material that is also stain resistant, this is the perfect addition to any busy kitchen.
I love this cookbook from fellow food blogger Joceyln, over at Grandbaby Cakes! She makes the most delicious Southern recipes and now you can get some of her favorites in her new book. Mom will love Joceyln’s classic pancakes, baked chicken and stuffed birthday cookies!
Another incredible cookbook from a fellow food blogger! In “The Stay At Home Chef Family Favorites Cookbook,” author Rachel from The Stay at Home Chef blog shares 200 of her favorite recipes for everything from lemon chicken to homemade pie. With over 1.3k+ 5 star reviews, you know this is a giftworthy book for moms who love to cook.
Make a perfect loaf of bread with this Breville custom loaf machine! Just all all the ingredients to the machine, hit the button and walk away. Mom will love making fluffy, fresh loaves of bread with hardly any effort.
Does mom love brick oven pizza? With the Ooni pizza machines you can get that classic brick oven style slice you’re craving right at home. These portable wood fired pizza ovens reach temperature in minutes, then cook up a perfect pizza in 90 seconds! You can also make other meals like salmon, chicken and even bake bread in this handy wood fired oven.
Mom will have everything she needs to get busy baking or cooking with this fun gift set! It includes oven mitts, a kitchen towel, an apron and five wooden utensils engraved with hearts and fun sayings.
This stunning bath set has 4 amazing bathing essentials that come in a variety of lovely fragrances like rose, citrus and lavender. Mom will love these luxury show gel, bubble bath, body butter and body lotions.
These elegant candles come in a variety of luxurious scents like jasmine, bergamot, lavender and oud. Each candle is made with a vegan wax blend that is poured into an artistic vessel made from upcycled glass.
Did you know you can grow a lemon tree inside? This dwarf potted lemon tree is equally happy on the deck or in a sunny indoor living area. Mom can grow her own lemons, then use them in her cooking or to make an easy spa water to sip while relaxing.
Want to give mom a gift that’s extra? How about a reclining massage chair with a built in LCD screen! This dual-core S track has robot hand rollers that will massage all the stress out of her neck, back and shoulders while she watches her favorite show. She can even adjust the massage intensity.
If bubble baths aren’t her thing, these simple shower steamers can turn a regular shower into a spa experience. The natural lavender essential oils in these steamers will help mom feel rejuvenated and relaxed after a hot shower.
This elegant oil diffuser set comes with preserved baby’s breath flowers and six pure cotton reeds that will slowly diffuse a sandalwood rose scent. The sticks absorb the fragrance and subtly distribute it over about 90 days. There are a variety of fragrances available too, such as lavender, vanilla and chamomile tea.
Gift Ideas For Nana & Grandma
Grandmothers will love all of the gift ideas above, but here are two suggestions that are just for them. If your Nana loves baking up a storm or Grandma enjoys a glass of bubbly, they’re going to be thrilled with these gifts.
We all know how much love Nana puts into everything she makes! This rustic wood cutting board will be perfect in her kitchen. It has a little heart in the corner and reads “Handmade With Love in Nana’s Kitchen.” She’ll love it!