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On the second Sunday in May, we celebrate Mother’s Day by honoring the mothers, grandmothers and mother figures who have impacted our lives.

Sometimes, a mother has to be many things at once: a teacher, a chef, an entrepreneur, a healer! No matter what type of person your special lady is, our gift guide can help you pick out the perfect present for the woman you’re celebrating this May 12.

The Athlete

For the woman who goes the extra mile (literally), give her gear that can keep in step with her busy life.

Rose gold colored zip-up cape

Image: Nike

Nike Sportswear Tech Fleece Full-Zip Cape – $130

This dusty-rose colored Nike Sportswear Tech Fleece Full-Zip Cape might make your mother jump for joy. The cape features a drop-tail hem that’s flattering and on-trend. If dusty-rose isn’t your mom’s favorite color – don’t worry. This fashionable and functional cape comes in several other colors, like a bright royal blue or a more neutral heather gray.

The Chef

For the gourmet gal who knows her way around the kitchen, spice up her life with a monthly meal subscription.

Blue Apron meal subscription

Image: Blueapron.com

Blue Apron E-Gift Card – $120

Pamper the chef in your life with a gift card that covers four new recipes from Blue Apron. The online order-to-door delivery subscription might even save her a trip to the grocery store.


The Fashionista

Diamonds might be a girl’s best friend, but the mother in your life may fall in love with this gift set from Kendra Scott.

Necklace and earring set in a yellow box

Image: Kendra Scott

Elisa Necklace & Lee Earring Gold Gift Set – $98

Give the gift of sparkle with the Elisa Necklace & Lee Earring Gold Gift Set in Clear Dichroic Glass. It can add a touch of glitz and glamour that can accessorize any outfit. She’ll fall head over heels for this classic set.

The Mom on the Go

For the woman on a tight schedule with a full agenda, make sure her gear can keep up with her. Give the gift of form and function to the woman on the go with a great oversized tote.

black canvas tote with brown leather strap

Image: Madewell

The Canvas Transport Tote – $68

 This Canvas Transport Tote from Madewell allows her to carry her work and life essentials in one durable and stylish tote. Whether she’s on her way to work, running her small business, or tackling the next errand, this tote will help keep all her things in one place.

The Worker Bee

No time to waste! From executives to entrepreneurs, help her keep her important dates and meetings with a watch that’ll keep time.

Modern watch with gray leather band

Image: Fossil

Carlie Mini Three-Hand Mineral Gray Leather Watch – $85

For the woman who’s always taking care of business, time is money. And there’s no time like the present to gift her this Fossil leather watch.

The Self-Care Enthusiast

Let’s be honest: If anyone needs to treat themselves, it’s the hardworking women in our lives. Give her the gift of relaxation with a self-care kit.

Lush bath bombs and lotions styled on a pink background

Image: Lush

Lush Happy Mother’s Day Gift Set – $70 (no longer sold)

From head to toe, this beauty box has all the essentials for a relaxing night in. If your mom needs a little “me” time, help her kick back and relax with a little pamper kit.

The HGTV Binge-Watcher

For the woman who knows the definition of “open floor plan” and “shiplap,” give her the gift that’ll make her home worthy of her own HGTV show!

Cover of Home Body by Joanna Gaines

Image: Amazon

Homebody: A Guide to Creating Spaces You Never Want to Leave – $24

She doesn’t have to wait to watch her favorite dynamic duo transform a fixer-upper. She can get their tips and tricks with Joanna Gaines’ latest home décor book.

The Artist

No happy little trees here: Just a happy little family, custom-painted to wow any art lover in your life.

Custom family portrait

Image: Etsy.com

Custom Family Portrait – $95

Since she’s the woman who pinned your paintings on the fridge, give her a portrait worthy of an art gallery. A hand-painted family picture is sure to hang over her fireplace for years to come.

The Techie

For the woman who lives her life in the digital age, give her eyes a break from those blue screens.

tortuous shell blue light glasses

Image: Felix Gray

Felix Gray Roebling Glasses – Starting at $95

Over exposure to blue light, like the light from our phones and laptops, can lead to eye strain, sleep issues and headaches. Felix Gray glasses solve that by filtering out the blue light. Their glasses are designed for the digital age, with or without a prescription.

The Free Spirit

If the woman in your life spends more time outside than in, help her enjoy it even more with a picnic backpack.

blue and gray picnic backpack set

Image: Amazon

Picnic Backpack for Four – $70

This heavy-duty backpack comes with storage for your food, a picnic blanket, utensils, plates and cups. The perfect gift for those ladies who would rather be outside.

A mother can play many roles in her life, so be sure to pick the perfect present to make this Mother’s Day the best one yet!

What are you giving your special woman this Mother’s Day? Let us know in the comments below!


This Post Has 4 Comments

  1. These are the best and the most loving ideas! I will give “Spade heart pendant necklace” on the coming mother’s day. Last year, I bought a stunning jar with 31 personalized messages from KindNotes. Now, she is really excited to get the gift and I am sure that she would be expecting something new. Hope she will like a lot the idea of the necklace. Thanks for sharing!

  2. creative ideas for mothers day gift. Mothers day or not, they deserve the world for being mother and what better way to make them feel special than these. My mom loves cooking and The Chef subscription would be perfect for her.

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