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Best Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

(Last Updated On: September 27, 2019)

If you’re searching for the best Mother’s Day gift ideas, stop for a minute and consider this.

Can you ever really give your mother a gift that will encompass all she has done for you through the years? It doesn’t matter how old you are, or your mother’s age. It is one of those timeless facts of life…our mothers  sacrifice, forgive, encourage, discipline, teach, provide and love us as children forever. We’re never too old for our mom’s wisdom.

So, when Mother’s Day rolls around each year, we think about what we can give them and/or do for them that will make the day special. I always ponder on that for my mom; I’m so fortunate that she’s still with me.

As a mom myself, I can truly say that all I need is for my boys to tell me that they love me. I’m good with that.

But it’s also a thoughtful gesture (and some moms absolutely expect it!) to give your mom a gift of appreciation. And, it’s not just a day to give your mom something special. Husbands and partners may give the love of their life a gift on Mother’s Day. Moms sometimes give their daughters who are in ‘the club’ special recognition, and I’m sure there are other relationships that merit a nod to ‘mom’ on this holiday.

So for you gift giving seekers, I’ve found some of the best Mother’s Day gift ideas that a mom of just about any age would enjoy receiving.

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Mother’s Day Gifts for the Special Woman in Your Life

The Key To My Heart Message in a Bottle

Message in a Bottle – starts at about $90

If you’re searching for something totally unique for Mom, I think this Message in a Bottle will work quite nicely!  How cool is this handcrafted, 9″ glass bottle with a message inside…from you! The best Mothers Day gift ideasbottles are offered in a variety of sizes and shapes, so you can select the perfect one for your special person.

You can select a pre-written Mothers Day message for the bottle, or write your own (that would be my choice for sure!). Then, you can opt for a Custom Handcrafted Branded Birch Crate as shown here, to make your gift even more memorable. How cool is that!





Mini Herb Planter Mothers Day Gift Idea

Mini Herb Planter – $41 (or less with coupon)

Is this Mini Herb Bag from BloemBagz not the cutest little thing? It features 100% recycled materials with double layered, breatheable fabric technology to foster  healthy growth of the herbs. At a petite 9″ x 7.9″ x 7.9″ it’s perfect for a small space, but offers a top opening + 3 side pockets for a nice variety of herbal seasonings.

Or, grow flowers, or even veggies in it! It is washable, stores flat, can be hung or placed on a shelf or counter, and can be used indoors or outdoors. Awesome!


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Phlur fragrance gift idea for Mothers DayMost women love fragrance, so giving your mom (or loved one) the gift of choosing a new and different scent could be the perfect choice. I have been searching for a new signature fragrance, as my perfume choice for 40 years has been discontinued.

I chose to search for my new fragrance from Phlur, a rising company that creates scents in a responsible way, protecting our environment as well as ourselves. It is so simple and easy to use, as everything is done online. Yes, online.  They offer a variety of gift ideas, so be sure to check these out!




Lands End Tote

Lands End Tote – starts at $46

Spring has sprung with this pretty embroidered floral tote from Lands End. I love the versatility of this bag: offered in 3 sizes, 2 patterns, zip top or open top, and, you can have the bag initialed for your mom.

Everyone can use a versatile “carry anything” type bag, and this fits the bill to a tee!


Best Flowering Tea Set & Blooming Tea

Best Flowering Tea Set & Blooming Tea – starts around $30

Does your special person enjoy a cup of tea? I have found the most beautiful tea sets that include unique flowering tea buds. It is the coolest thing! Offered by TeaBloom, there are a variety of shapes and styles of lovely glass teapots, and a unique offering of blooming teas.

Blooming, or flowering, teas are healthy for you, too. Check out these lovely teapot sets and flowering teas. I’m going to guess that most of your moms don’t have one of these!



Heart Shaped Personalized Acrylic Paperweight

Heart Shaped Personalized Acrylic Paperweight – starts at $30

A beautiful red rose carved into a heart-shaped acrylic paperweight that is a tad less than 3″ in size makes such a personal and memorable gift for Mother’s Day. I love the options for personalizing this gift – loved one’s name, birth date (or other memorable date), birth stone, disc color, and a personalized message that will be presented along with the paperweight. Lovely.



fitbit ALTA fitness tracker

Fitbit ALTA Fitness Tracker – starts at about $100

Looking for something a bit more practical? I love my Fitbit ALTA fitness tracker! I think any woman, doesn’t matter the age, wouldn’t mind wearing this around her wrist. The photo here shows me wearing my tracker with a rose gold flexible band, so I can adjust to wear it like a watch or a bracelet.

The Fitbit ALTA tracks steps, workouts, menus, sleep patterns, and can tie into your phone so you’ll always know when a text message is received. It’s pretty cool. Check it out.



More Quick & Simple Mothers Day Gifts

If you need to watch the budget and you want your gift quickly, do what I do. Shop at, purchase your gift and pick it up at the customer service desk. Easy peasy. Here are a few suggestions for you! Priced between $15 and $40.


1). Howlite healing stone bar necklace.

2) Woodgrain desktop clock

3) Metal twig jewelry holder

4) Diamond Accent Double Heart stud earrings


I hope you’ve found the best Mother’s Day gift ideas right here!

And don’t forget to tell Mom how much you love her! That’s the best gift anyone can give their mom.


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  • Love the message in a bottle, Candi but you are right she you say Mother’s don’t really want gifts just to hear that they are loved and to spend time with their children and grandchildren.

    • Candi Randolph

      Thanks Sue, I think the message in a bottle is so unique!

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