Your mom is the absolute best ever. Period. Here are a bunch of ways to gift your special mother this season!
What do you really get the mom who’s been your best friend and most inspirational teacher? She taught you right from wrong (and sometimes wrong was ‘ok’), picked you up, brushed you off, and kissed your knee when you fell down, and basically sacrificed her entire life for you. So no pressure when it’s time to figure out exactly how to show your love for her on her special day, right? She may be hard to shop for, even when she claims there isn’t a gift she even needs!
We’ve selected some classic gifts for mom, some ideas when you want to think outside of the box, and a bunch of great choices so that she can really pamper herself (for a change!). The most important thing to remember is to spend the quality time with her that she deserves and then, well, the gift comes second in line. Although, don’t get us wrong, she’ll totally love the gift too. Perhaps even more than the quality time! Check out our choices for the best gifts for mom in 2021.
The Best Gift For Mom 2021
The ‘Thinking of You’ Wi-Fi Touch Lamps – Buy It Here
The best way to stay in touch with mom when you’re both some distance from each other. Once hooked up, when they simply touch the lamp, your lamp will instantly light up so you’ll know they’re thinking of you. When you touch your lamp, their lamp will light back up too! Choose you own colors, patterns, and more. So cool! Learn more here!
The Mom Who Loves Flowers
The Affordable Bouqs Flowers – Buy It Here
Yep, she’ll totally love that you’ve thought of her each and every month of the year with 12-months of some of the prettiest flowers we’ve seen in a while. Did we mention that you can choose a flower option where they’ll only send you fresh flowers that grow at the base of a volcano? Insanity! Check out their current best-sellers here.
The Comfy Choice
The Super Cozy Luxury White Bathrobe by Snowe – Buy It Here
Yes, this is the bathrobe is seems like everyone on the InterWebs has been freaking out over all year. And now we understand why. First off, it’s super comfy. Like, for real, really comfortable. It’s made of 100% long-staple cotton, is really plush, and has a super comfy shawl collar. Check out the color options here.
The Subscription Choice
The Scentbird Monthly Perfume Subscription Box – Buy It Here
Every month your mother will get a new perfume to test out all month long. You can choose from more than 400 major perfume brands and it comes with enough perfume to last her 3-sprays per day for 30 days. There’s math in there somewhere, but the point is she’ll get to fully experience the latest fragrances and scents and still be able to change things up each and every month. Learn more here!
The Proud Mom Choice
The Mom2 T-Shirt – Buy It Here
You love her times-two so why not show her with this color-blocked distressed “Mom Squared” t-shirt. She’ll be proud to sport this tee or, at the least, wear it to bed! We don’t judge. Learn more here!
The Personalized Choice
The Personalized Heart-Shaped Photo Artwork – Buy It Here
This is one of our favorite personalized options of the season. Simply upload the photos you’d like to use at Minted, then choose the color scheme, if you’d like it framed, what type/color frame you’d like, and more! It’s the perfect way for mom to walk down memory lane with all of her favorite photos throughout the years. Plus, the heart-shape is super sweet. Learn more here!
The Online Learning Choice
The Online Masterclass Gift Subscription – Buy It Here
This idea is so cool. Now she can take an online ‘Master Class’ with an actual expert! Even better, you can quickly and easily gift her this! She can choose from over 45 different classes (and experts) based on her interests. Check out a cooking course from Gordon Ramsay, James Patterson teaches writing, Steve Martin teaches comedy, and so much more. Learn more here!
The Must-Have Choice
The New Magic Hands Neck/Back Massager – Buy It Here
Oprah swears by it and these neck/back/body massagers are selling out all over the place. Perfect for those who sit and work in front of a computer all day, are always on their feet, or could just use an amazing body massage after the gym. Pick one up for yourself while you’re at it. It comes in 3 different colors too! Learn more here!
The Cool Wine Choice
The Corkcicle Stemless Insulated Wine Glass – Buy It Here
This wine glass will keep her favorite drink cold when it should be and warm when she needs it to be. It also comes in a variety of other awesome colors like copper, rose quartz, turquoise, stainless steel, matte black, and more. See additional colors here!
The Relaxing Choice
The Organic Bath Bomb Gift Set – Buy It Here
Because your mom fully deserves to be in a place of peace especially when in the tub during her “me time.” These are the best-sellers right now, currently have 4.9 out of 5 star rating, and over 5,000 customer reviews. Unheard of! Learn more here!
The Unicorn Mom Choice
The ‘Moms are Magical’ Unicorn Tee – Buy It Here
Because she really is the most magical person you know. The perfect gift for mom this upcoming holiday! Check it out in other cool color options like blue, pink, black, and heather grey. And it now even comes in a comfy hoodie, a long-sleeve t-shirt, and a really cool sweatshirt too!
The Thoughtful Choice
The Lovebox Spinning Heart Messenger Box – Buy It Here
Now this is the coolest thing ever! All you do is simply gift someone this small ‘lovebox’ and whenever you use the app to send them a message the heart on the box will spin (alerting them that there’s a new message) and all they have to do is open the box to see the message you’ve just sent them! It’s the perfect way to let mom know you’ve been thinking of her. It’s like a new take on that famous ‘long distance touch lamp‘ that basically broke the internet last year. Learn more here!
The Travel Mug Choice
The Yeti Rambler 14-oz Mug With Lid in Blue – Buy It Here
Who’s ready for the coffee of their dreams! It’ll keep the coffee nice and hot for a while, the white wine chilled for a while, and we’re loving this color blue. Learn more here!
The Inspirational Choice
New ‘The Path Made Clear’ Book by Oprah – Buy It Here
It’s a total must-read (and already a best-seller) for anyone who could use a little inspiration, direction, and purpose. Each page features words of wisdom and inspiration from, not only, Oprah, but other major thought-leaders as well. You can also grab a digital copy too! They’re going to love it! Learn more here!
The Gratitude Choice
The “I Love You Mom…and Here’s Why” Book – Buy It Here
The best way to show your gratitude! This book has really kind and thankful messages and there’s specific spaces for you to fill out your own. It’s even the perfect choice as an overly thoughtful Mother’s Day gift idea she’ll totally appreciate. Learn more here!
The Tech Accessory Choice
The Floral Protective iPhone Case – Buy It Here
Because she really does have to protect her prized phone! This is one of our favorites of the season because it’s floral and whimsical just like she is. They also offer different patterns, colors, and more for all different phone types. So if she has an older phone (or a different phone) check out more options here!
The Gift That Gives Back
The Puravida Bracelet – Buy It Here
Because these are the bracelets everyone is obsessing over online. Plus, the company gives back so what’s better than that? It’ll look great on your mom’s wrist without it look like she’s trying too hard. Join the trend, help a community, and keep her stylish all at the same time. Check out all the different best-sellers here!
The Bedroom Choice
The All-Season Down Comforter – Buy It Here
This is one of our favorite down comforters ever! You can choose from lightweight or all-season and have one of the best sleeps of your life (we’re bias since we have one). Plus, it currently has 5 stars and over 300 reviews! Check it out here!
The Bag Choice
The Everlane ‘Meghan Markle’ Tote Bag – Buy It Here
Yes, this is the tote that Meghan Markle has pretty much made famous. It is constantly selling out and then re-stocked so grab it while you can. We love this brown leather option, but it also comes in other colors like black, navy blue, pink, blush, taupe, and more. See more color options here!
The Perfume Choice
The Flowerbomb Perfume – Buy It Here
It’s the floral explosion in a bottle! It smells fresh, spring-like and, don’t worry, the scent won’t overpower you or her. It’s a best-seller year after year too. Learn more here!
The Recipe Choice
The Joanna Gaines ‘Magnolia Table’ Recipe Book – Buy It Here
If she’s missing her daily dose of Joanna and Chip Gaines from Fixer Upper, this should tide her over until their new show debuts. She’ll love seeing and, of course, trying Joanna’s famous and yummy recipes. Available for the Kindle too!
The Funny Choice
The Set of 3 ‘OMG My Mother Was Right About Everything’ Dish Towels – Buy It Here
It’s true! She was right about everything! We love these really cute and funny dish towels. They come as a pretty decently priced set of three towels and will most likely have you all laughing. It’s time to confess! Learn more here!
The Skincare Choice
The La Chatelaine Deluxe Hand-Cream Luxury Gift Set – Buy It Here
One of our personal faves of the season! This must-try hand cream set comes with 12 amazing creams with scents like lavender, lemon, rose, gardenia, pear, and so many more. Plus, it landed on Oprah’s Favorite Things list recently too. Learn more here!
The Sentimental Choice
The Conversations With My Mom Journal – Buy It Here
This is a super sweet journal you and your mom can fill out together. She’ll love recounting endless stories for you and it’ll be a nice excuse to walk down memory lane and spend some meaningful quality time together. Learn more here!
The Top Selling Choice
The Outdoor Voices (OV) Leggings – Buy It Here
These are some of the coolest leggings that are being named as some of the best around from major magazines this year. They’re super comfy, practical, and even have a secret pocket in the back where she can store her phone! Even better? They’re flattering on any body type and comes in sizes starting at extra-small and up to extra-large. Check out more color options here!
The Tech Choice
The Amazon Echo Spot – Buy It Here
One of the best ways to listen to your music, play games, read news briefings, listen to your audio books, take calls, and so much more. All thanks to the genius that is Alexa! Learn more here!
The Must-Read Choice
Michelle Obama’s Book ‘Becoming’ – Buy It Here
This is the book that everyone has been obsessing over! It’s an inspiring memoir, a great look at her upbringing, behind the scenes of the road to the White House (and inside the White House) and so much more. She’ll love reading this one cover-to-cover regardless of her political beliefs. Learn more here!
The #Truth Choice
The ‘Best. Mom. Ever.’ T-Shirt – Buy It Here
The Yoga Choice
The Best-Selling Lululemon ‘Speed Up Crop’ Yoga Pants – Buy It Here
Whether she wears them to yoga or not, she’ll certainly want to lounge around in them all day/every day! These are currently one of the top sellers at Lululemon this month and come in a bunch of different colors like black, navy blue, green, and a variety of different patterns. See more color options here!
The On-Trend Choice
The Baublebar Coral Tassel Earrings – Buy It Here
These are one of the hottest trends of the season and, even better, they price won’t break the bank. We are obsessed with them in coral, but they also come in other colors like pink, black, yellow, cobalt blue, gold, rose gold and so many more. See more color options here!
The Comfy Choice
The Eberjay Two-Piece Pajama Set in Black – Buy It Here
These are comfy, stylish, soft and a must-have when it’s time for bed! She’ll love how it’ll make her feel like she’s sleeping on a cloud. These also come on other colors and styles too. Check out more options here!
The Slippers Choice
The Gemma Plush Cozy Slippers by Vionic – Buy It Here
These are pretty much the most comfy and supportive slippers she would have ever owned! They come in great colors like rose, cream, white, and black! You’ll want to pick up a pair for yourself too. Learn more here!
The Weekend Choice
The Barefoot Dreams Cozy Bathrobe in Blue – Buy It Here
This one is super, super cozy and comfy and comes in over 10 different colors. It’s one of the most comfortable robes ever. For real, you gotta see and feel this one! Learn more here!
The Funny Choice
The ‘OMG My Mother Was Right About Everything’ Coffee Mug in White – Buy It Here
It’s funny because it’s true! This is your way of letting your mother know that, well, she really was right about everything. She’ll take so much pleasure in that with every cup of coffee she has each and every morning. Learn more here!
The Wine Lovers Choice
The HelloFresh Monthly Wine Subscription – Buy It Here
Momma loves her wine! We don’t blame her! She’ll receive 6 bottles of wine per month! She can choose packages based on red wine only, white wine only, or an assortment. It’s such a cool way for mom to sample a bunch of different (and delicious) wines each and every month. Check out the additional wine options here.
The Cool Tech Choice
The Amazon Echo Show 5 – Buy It Here
This is the latest (just announced) Echo Show 5! It’s way cheaper (in a good way) than the last Echo Show and way smaller too! The screen is a 5.5″ smart display, allows you to have video calls with friends/family, watch videos, play games, listen to music, check the weather, control all your smart home devices and more. Another great new feature is the privacy controls. Simply flip a switch on top of the Echo Show 5 to turn the camera and microphone off when not in use. Choose your color in either charcoal grey or sandstone white.
The Chic Choice
The Away Travel Carry-On Luggage in Blush Pink – Buy It Here
Yes, this is the carry-on that everyone (hello celebs!) is bringing with them everywhere. We love this super pretty and soft pink color option, how it’s totally unbreakable, has helpful 360-degree wheels, and is guaranteed for life! It also comes in light blue, green, white, navy blue, red, and more. See all the color choices here!
The Inspirational Book Choice
Oprah’s ‘The Wisdom of Sundays: Life Changing Insights’ – Buy It Here
Because your mom loves Oprah and she’ll never point her in the wrong direction. This must-read book provides your mom short nuggets of insight and inspiration from Oprah and her friends on Super Soul Sunday. It’s just what she needs to get her day off to a great (and positive) start. Learn more here!
The Helpful Choice
The Tile ‘Phone and Key Finder’ Combo Pack of 2 – Buy It Here
If they’re always losing their phone, their keys, their wallet (you name it) then this is the perfect gift for them! You can use your app to immediately ‘ring’ where your lost stuff is, track it on the map, and more. Plus, who doesn’t love a pack-of-2 and one that’s uber-stylish. Learn more here!
The Bracelet Choice
Janis Savitt Double Cobra Bracelet – Buy It Here
These are meant to be stacked and worn with multiple bracelets at the same time. This one comes in rose gold and rhodium, but also in gunmetal and gold too. Learn more here!
The Must-Have Choice
The ‘Thank Your For Being’ a Friend Book – Buy It Here
Because your mom still totally loves The Golden Girls and could use a good laugh. She’ll appreciate all the life advice and musings from her favorites like Blanche, Dorothy, Rose and, of course, Sophia! Learn more here!
The Binge Watchers Choice
The Roku HD Streaming Stick – Buy Now
Now she can stream just almost anything she wants like blockbusters, broadcast TV, big entertainment brands, and niche channels. And of course there are your favorite movies, TV shows, live sports, news and music! Say goodbye to your mom for a bit, because she’ll be binge watching all season long. Learn more here!
The Learning Choice
The 23andMe ‘Ancestry’ DNA Kit – Buy It Here
Now your mom can figure out at home exactly where she came from and where her ancestors came from. She’ll jut complete this simple-to-use-DNA kit at home and then send it to the lab for the results. It’s really cool she’ll get to see the breakdown of her background. You’ll want one for yourself too, guaranteed. Learn more here!
The Beauty choice
Best Selling CHANEL ‘Chance’ Perfume – Buy Now
This is the perfect perfume for mom this season because it’s as fresh and whimsical as she is. Plus, it’s one of the top-selling perfumes (so far) of 2021. You can’t go wrong with Chanel. A true classic. Learn more here!
The Last Minute Choice
The Amazon Prime Membership – Buy It Here
Yes, there are people out there who still don’t have an Amazon Prime Membership and, well, your mom just might be one of them! Choose from either 3-months or 12-months and she’ll get things like free 2-day shipping, access to thousands of movies and TV shows that are part of Prime Video, the ability to stream millions of songs, and so much more! Give this as a gift here!
The Jewelry Choice
The Bony Levy Diamond Stud Earrings – Buy It Here
If you’re looking to get her earrings, these are the ones to go for. The classic round diamonds are securely set in 18-karat white gold. These earrings can either be an affordable gift or the splurge gift because you can choose how big you want the diamonds to be. You totally know your mom deserves these and is 100% worth it. Plus, she’ll think of you every time she puts them on. See additional sizes here.
The Home Chef Choice
The Instant Pot Duo Plus 9-in-1 – Buy It Here
This is the item that always sells out almost immediately on Amazon Prime Day and Black Friday, so grab it while you can. This 9-in-1 Instant Pot is a pressure cooker, slow cooker, yogurt maker, egg maker, sauté, steamer (and so much more) all in one! She’ll have a blast making all sorts of her favorite recipes in there. Check out all the size options and prices here.
The Easy Choice
The Starbucks Gift Card You Can Email to Your Mom – Buy It Here
How easy is this one! Click through, choose an amount, and you can email a Starbucks gift card! Perfect for the absolute last minute shopper (just like us). Why we don’t suggest you only get your mom this, it could be a nice little addition to her stocking! If you want to send the actual card(s) you can even choose that here.
The Green-Thumb Choice
The AeroGarden Harvest Elite Home Garden – Buy It Here
Now she can grow their garden all year round right in the comfort of their own home! It’ll grow herbs, vegetables, flowers, and more. Plus, you can grow up to 6 plants all at the same time. Oh, and did we mention it’ll tell you when it needs water or nutrients? How easy, delicious, and just plain old awesome! Learn more here!
The Home Helper Choice
The Roomba 690 Robot Vacuum – Buy It Here
This magical robot vac can go for 90 minutes without needing to be charged again, grab the smallest of dirt particles (hello dust) and larger stuff (hello dropped cereal) and everything in between. Plus, it works on both hardwood floors and carpeting. Mom can even connect it to her WiFi and use it via the smartphone app. She’s never wanted to vacuum and, well, now she can finally break free. Sold! Learn more here!
The Wine-on-the-Go Choice
The PortoVino ‘Internet Famous’ Wine Purse – Buy It Here
Because sometimes you just need your wine to go. Everyone online this year has been sporting this and, well, we’re here for it! This super stylish bag can hold 2 bottles of wine, comes with one bag insert, and comes in a variety of cool colors! Pour your wine in and discreetly dispense your wine wherever you go (within legal limits of course!). We love this one in red, but it also comes in black, gold, beige, navy blue, purple and more. Check out more color options here!
The Quick Choice
The Sephora Gift Card – Buy It Here
Let mom pick out the makeup, hair products, skincare tools, or perfume she actually wants! Choose the amount you’d like the gift to be. Done and done! Learn more here!