15 Mother’s Day Gifts for Every Kind of Mom
Shopping for Mom? We've got you covered. We've collected some of the best Mother's Day gift ideas for women with all types of interests.
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The Chef: Dutch Oven
Mom deserves a well-stocked kitchen that lets her cook to her heart’s desire. Whether she’s entertaining guests or cooking for family, she’ll get great use out of this gorgeous dutch oven ($60) from World Market. Dutch ovens can do the work of baking pans, soup pots, deep fryers — you name it. Mom needs a versatile tool like this. Plus, check out these six DIY gift ideas to give Mom.
The Reader: Bathtub Bookholder
If Mom loves to read, then get her something thoughtful so she can settle in with her favorite new book from the comfort of a well-deserved bubble bath. This bathtub caddy ($40) fits books and tablets, so it’s well suited to whatever Mom prefers. And if she chooses tablet, let’s just hope she’s very careful.
The Active Mom: High-Quality Yoga Pants
Whether Mom loves yoga, running or hitting the gym, she’ll be the first to tell you that there’s no substitution for high-quality workout gear. We love these yoga pants ($69) from Athleta, which are comfortable, stylish and high-waisted.
The Music Lover: Suitcase Record Player
This adorable suitcase record player ($50) from Macy’s plays vintage records from Mom’s collection, as well as any music saved to her favorite bluetooth-enabled device. It’s the perfect gift for the mom who has an expansive collection of vinyl and digital music. Next, check out the gift ideas we recommend for the DIY mom.
The Entertainer: Resin Cheeseboard
Does Mom love being the hostess with the mostess? Then this one’s for her. We’re obsessed with the brown and turquoise color combination in this resin cheeseboard ($60) from Pier 1. It’s meant for cheese and crackers, but that doesn’t mean Mom can’t get creative and serve other goodies. Here’s how to make your own DIY cutting board.
The Crafter: Craft Caddy
Every artist needs an organized space to store her materials. Whether Mom knits, crochets, paints or makes hyper-realistic rock carvings, this craft caddy ($24) from Amazon is well-equipped to store some of her favorite tools. Check out more gifts that are perfect for crafters.
The Baker: Cookie Press
A tool that makes baking cookies quicker and less messy? Mom will be thrilled. We love this cookie press ($32) that comes with 12 discs. The possibilities are endless, especially once Mom gets her hands on this and starts experimenting with her favorite dough. (Tell her we volunteer to try them all!)
The Techie: Portal from Facebook
The Portal from Facebook ($150) is an absolute must-have for moms who live far away. She will absolutely love opening this gift, then bask in the knowledge she can call and see your beautiful face in HD anytime she wants. (Okay, maybe you need to set some boundaries after she opens it?) Plus, check out the 10 best apps for video calls.
The Sentimental: Mother-Daughter Necklace
If your mother teared up at each piece of handmade pottery and macaroni art from grade school, opt for a more sentimental gift that you know will warm her heart. We love this mother and daughter necklace ($27) — it has just the right combination of style and heart.
The Wine Lover: Personalized Wine Delivery
Subscriptions make excellent gifts (did you know Taste of Home has a Special Delivery Box?), especially if your mom seems to already have everything. Sign her up for a Winc Wine Club Membership (prices vary) that keeps giving month after month. Mom will be absolutely thrilled. Need more wine gift ideas? Try these.
The Traditional: Soft Robe
There’s a reason the classic gifts are so popular — it’s because they’re universally adored. If you’re striking out finding the right gift, lean on one you can feel confident she’ll use and love: a cozy, white robe ($27).
The Chocoholic: Chocolate Box
There’s nothing wrong with a sweet tooth that just won’t quit. If Mama loves chocolate, indulge her with this box of assorted truffles ($20) from Lindt.
The Fashionista: Leather Tote
Fashion-forward mothers deserve the highest-quality new finds. If she’s partial to large totes, then she’d love this leather tote ($178) from Nordstrom. This is a great choice for mothers who always seem to lug an indescribable amount of stuff. (Seriously, Mom, is that an entire box of tissues in there?)
The Animal Lover: Cat Wine Glasses
If Mom loves cats, drinking and hilariously wonderful wine glasses, we’ve got the perfect gift for her. We cannot get enough of these Cat Wine Glasses ($35) from Pier 1. They’re stemless, lightweight and adorned with delightfully sassy cats that will only look funnier as the glass gets emptier. Plus, check out these 10 fabulous DIY gifts for Mother’s Day.