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Mother's Day Gift Ideas 2019

Mothers Day Gift Ideas 2019

Treat Mom to Something Special This Mother’s Day

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Because moms are basically superheroes, we’ve curated the ultimate mega list of Mother’s Day gift ideas to let the moms in your life know how grateful you are for all they’ve done and all they continue to do. Whether you’re shopping for your mom, the OG woman in your life who continues to be your biggest cheerleader, or you’re looking for something for the mother of your children, your wonderful partner and ally who stands by your side as you navigate the wild world of parenthood, we’ve found a gift to match.

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When Is Mother's Day?

In case you forgot, Mother's Day falls on Sunday, May 12, this year. If you're still unsure about how you're going to spoil her, don't stress. You have some time to figure it out.

Shopping Tips to Find The Coolest Gift

  • Budget: According to the National Retail Federation, the average American spends around $180 on Mother's Day each year. That said, you certainly don't have to spend three figures to give her a gift she'll love. In fact, she would probably prefer thoughtful over flashy. We recommend staying within your personal budget, especially if you have multiple pivotal women to shop for and/or if you plan on accompanying your gift with a special outing together.
  • Interests: Think about what she is passionate about before you even begin shopping. If she loves to cook, a specialty cookbook might be right up her alley. If she spends her Sunday mornings stretching and sweating at the yoga studio? A new mat and water bottle would be perfect. As long as you take her personality into consideration while shopping, it's easy to come up with a thoughtful gift.
  • Personalized Gift: If you're planning your gift in advance, a personalized Mother’s Day present is one of the ultimate ways to show you care. Unlike a quick gift you've picked up the mall, a personalized item will have staying power.
  • Last Minute: We get it. Sometimes life gets in the way of everything and a last-minute gift is all you have time to put together. Luckily, thanks to one-day shipping options and a little creativity, there are a ton of great options out there. Think: flower delivery services and subscription services — not IOUs or coupon books.

Best Gifts for Mom

After spending countless hours scouring the web, here are some of the best-selling and top-rated gift ideas for all different kinds of moms. From jewelry to tech gadgets, perfume to style accessories, every category is covered.

Jenny Bird Raya Gold Earrings

Earrings gift

Playful and refined, just like her, these 14K gold earrings will jazz up her everyday ensemble and blend in effortlessly with her dressier evening looks.
$75 at Nordstrom.com

Mark and Graham Leather Charger Roll Up

Travel Charger Roll-Up

For the jet-setting mom who’s all about organization, this Mark and Graham leather charger roll-up is the ideal gift. Choose from colors such as charged pink and preppy plaid, and get her initials monogrammed on the case for an extra $10.
$49 at Markandgraham.com

Vase, Vase Baby - Floral Bouquet

Flower Bouquet

As simple as it may seem, picking out a bouquet can be dizzying. What’s her favorite flower? She may have mentioned she likes lilies, but how many damn types of lilies are there? Take the stress out of flower shopping and snag her a beautiful bouquet of 25 stems, complete with a snazzy vase from Farmgirl Flowers.
$89 at Farmgirlflowers.com

‘Cravings: Hungry for More’ - Chrissy Teigen

Cravings Cookbook

If your mom is a foodie, she’ll devour every page of Chrissy Teigen’s second “Cravings” cookbook. From Peanut Butter Pretzel Granola Clusters to Shake & Bake Chicken with Hot Honey, there is a recipe to suit almost every craving and occasion.
$20.99 at Amazon.com

Lululemon Reversible Yoga Mat

Lululemon mat

She may already have a yoga mat, but she’s probably due for a replacement, as mat materials tend to get worn and stretched over time. Surprise her and elevate her practice with this reversible mat from lululemon. While one side features a polyurethane layer that is designed to absorb sweat, the other is ideal for less steamy classes.
$58 at lululemon.com

‘Strong Female Lead’ T-Shirt


A fun gift in recognition of her strength and star power. This T-shirt from Band.O and Realm is sure to become a staple in her weekend wardrobe. Plus, it’s super soft.
$38 at Bando.com

Goop The Martini Emotional Detox Bath Soak

Goop bath salts

Elevate Mom’s evening bath routine with this bath soak featuring Epsom and Himalayan salts, passionflower botanicals, and sandalwood essential oils. Not only will it help ease the tension in her neck and shoulders but it smells good, too.
$35 at Nordstrom.com

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Sur la Table Cooking Class

Cooking class

Whether she’s a pro in the kitchen or a novice, a cooking or baking class will provide her with a fun opportunity to learn something new. Sur la Table offers a wide array of in-store classes (including croissant 101 and Greek cuisine) at its numerous locations across the country. Simply select your state and city, pick a class from the calendar of options, register Mom, and enter your credit card information.
Find out more at Surlatable.com

Fujifilm Instax Square

polaroid camera

Whoever said film was dead clearly hasn't seen the Instax. This clever camera takes high-quality instant photos and comes equipped with colored photo filters and a mirror for selfies.
$99.99 at Amazon.com



Whether Mom's a dedicated yogi or an avid runner, you can't go wrong with a gift from lululemon. From breezy post-workout pullovers to sweat-wicking leggings, there's something to suit every mother's sense of style.

Find out more at lululemon.com

Coach Crossbody Clutch

Coach bag

Coach’s sweet crossbody bag is set to add a little spring to her step wherever she goes. With two credit card slots and a multi-function pocket, it has sufficient room for all her necessities. And, thanks to the detachable strap, it can be worn as a crossbody, under the shoulder, or a clutch.
$175 at Coach.com

Hanging Terrarium


There's something fascinating about a living gift that pretty much takes care of itself. The whole concept of the terrarium is that it thrives in its own mini-ecosystem by reusing the water that continuously evaporates and then condensates inside the glass. A cool gift for the mom with a green thumb.
$23.50 at Amazon.com

Veuve Clicquot Champagne


Mother’s Day and Sunday brunch often go hand in hand. This year, avoid the crowds at the restaurants and prepare a brunch for Mom at home. A bottle of Veuve will add a touch of decadence to your morning mimosas, and let’s face it, popping champagne is always fun. Just don’t forget to handle the clean up!
$59.99 at Drizly.com

‘Becoming’ - Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama book

If Mom has yet to read the former first lady’s memoir, it’s about time she did. In this memoir, Michelle tells the story of her life so far, from her childhood days living in the South Side of Chicago to her time in the White House as the first African American FLOTUS, all told with grace, humor, and honesty.
$17.24 at Amazon.com

Homesick Scented Candles

Homesick candle

All hard-working moms deserve a weekend at the spa. However, if that's not in the budget this year, an all natural soy wax candle will bring that serene energy to her home. This Homesick candle will envelop her with the delightful scents, whether that’s sea breeze and desert sand or coffee and pine needles.
$29.95 at Amazon.com

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Mejuri Locket Necklace

Locket necklace

There’s something wonderfully sentimental about a locket necklace that holds a photo of a loved one. While some lockets have an old-school appearance, this 18K gold layered sterling silver design feels modern and sleek. P.S.: Letter and number engraving is available for free!
$99 at Mejuri.com

Blue Bottle Coffee

Blue bottle coffee

Bring Mom a taste of the rich and decadent Blue Bottle Coffee, wherever she is, with this set of “Giant Steps” freshly ground coffee beans. Featuring notes of graham cracker, toasted marshmallow, and cocoa, this coffee will have her feeling like she’s sitting by the campfire every morning.
$59.99 at Amazon.com

CV x Every Mother Counts Big Tote

Tote bag

Let her show off her motherly pride in style with this sturdy canvas tote from Clare V. Not only will she appreciate this bag’s printed message “Maman Je T’aime” (French for “I love you, Mom”), but she’ll love the cause behind it. One hundred percent of the net proceeds go toward Every Mother Counts, an organization that seeks to help women with pregnancy and childbirth across the world.
$95.30 at Clarev.com

Rivet Ceramic Planter


Give her cactus or succulent a touch of style with a ceramic planter, such as this one from Rivet. The compact size makes it a great fit for a window sill or desk and the rosy hue brings a nice pop of color.
$34.99 at Amazon.com

J. Crew Dreamy Pajamas


You can’t go wrong with a classic cotton PJ set. These Dreamy pajamas from J.Crew will keep Mom cozy and comfortable during sleep and while padding around the house on the weekend.
$69.50 at Nordstrom.com

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