Every year about this time, the age-old question comes up to baffle lots of people: Practical or sentimental? The answer, of course, depends on your mother.
Let me assure you that many of us really do love and adore well-thought-out, practical Mother’s Day gifts—even a fabulous vacuum cleaner. Or the latest kitchen gadget, tool, or device we’ve been dying to have.
Then there are others who are downright insulted by practical gifts on any occasion. These moms are sentimental who love a beautiful bouquet of flowers, plaque, jewelry, or wall hanging so lovely that it brings tears to their eyes.
Here for your consideration as you check the calendar to see Mother’s Day 2020 is right around the corner, 23 ideas for gifts most any mother will love to receive!
Here it is—every procrastinator’s Mother’s Day lifesaver! Two dozen long stem dark and light pink roses plus greens in a glass vase guaranteed to be delivered on Friday, May 8 (provided you pre-order by Wed., May 6). Even better? Shipping to most addresses in the U.S. is included in the price of $45 plus tax.
This is a Sam’s Club deal (no membership required, but if you are not a Sam’s Club member you will need to register as a guest during your check out process, and you will be given the opportunity to become a member, but it is not required) and you know that warehouse clubs are notorious for beating our expectations in both size and quality. This is a gorgeous bouquet. Order now—limited quantities, will sell out quickly.
This pretty suncatcher features real pressed flowers between glass in the shape of a gorgeous butterfly. Look closely and you’ll see a hanging charm that says simply, “Mom.” Butterfly Suncatcher comes with a suction cup and a hook for quick and easy hanging in just the right sunny window.
3. Coffee Mug
An elegant coffee mug with a simple message to keep will keep a smile on her face all year long.
This beautifully framed art piece, “A Prayer for My Mom,” is sure to touch the heart of your sentimental mom. Double matted, it comes ready to hang and also with an easel back for easy tabletop display.
This little book, What I Love About Mom, is the sweetest love journal. It contains fill-in-the-blank lines to describe why your mom’s the best. Just complete each line on each page and Voilà! you have a uniquely personal gift your mom will read again and again. Make it as hilarious, honest, heartfelt as you choose. Perfect for all ages.
Simply elegant, this quality bracelet is made of surgical-grade steel. Several styles and colors to choose from, each one just as lovely as the next. Several messages to choose from, each one simple and heartfelt.
This Beeswax 48-Hour Candle. Specially designed all-natural 100% beeswax providing a brilliant light without the toxicity that petroleum-based paraffin candles emit. Burns up to 48 hours. With its unique design, that is both rustic and innovative, this one-of-a-kind candle is specially designed to fill the room with a brilliant light and soft, pleasant scent of honey that will last for up to 48 hours. Beeswax candles have been known for providing an environment of relaxation and tranquility, reducing stress and helping with sleep.
8. Magnolia Table #2
If your Mom is a Fixer-Upper Fan, she’ll adore Joanna Gaines’ brand new book, which released only a few days ago Magnolia Table: A Collection of Recipes for Gathering. Jo’s second book made it to the top of the Bestseller’s list in no time and no wonder. This gorgeous hardcover is filled with beautiful photographs—and brand new, awesome recipes. God willing, gathering with friends and family will be something you, your mom and all of us will be doing once again very soon.
There’s nothing subtle about the message on this beautiful, leatherette standing picture frame, and why should it be subtle that you love your mom forever? Perfect to accept a favorite photo that your mom will enjoy putting on display to remind her every day that she has the best kids in the world.
10. You and Me Mom
Pass this journal back and forth all year to create new, beautiful memories. Your shared moments will be recorded for years to come!
11. Weighted Blanket
This beautiful Weighted Blanket is made from a high-quality, super soft, and cozy 100% natural cotton and comes in several color choices. Offers great all-natural sleep for adults and kids by offering the gentle feeling of being hugged in order to encourage deep and restful sleep. Several weights and colors.
12. Instant Pot
If your mom doesn’t have an Instant Pot, there’s only one question: If not now, when?! It’s time and no better day than Mother’s Day to make that happen. You will rock her culinary world. That’s how wonderful this thing is with 7 different functions and the ability to turn out fabulous meals in like 15 minutes—which you have to admit qualifies for “instant.”
If there is such a thing as a perfect-in-every-way aromatherapy diffuser for essential oils, this is it! And beautiful, too. Nearly silent while in operation comes with a timer, auto shut-off, and 7-color mood lighting. Built-in timer and colorful nightlight. Just awesome!
This Hoover Linx Cordless Stick Vacuum is so handy, holds a charge like forever, and the run-time is excellent. Linx is super lightweight (7.5 lbs), stands up on its own, has a swivel head to reach easily under and around tight places and a brush roll with has two settings: Suction Only for hard floor surfaces and Suction + Brush Roll for low pile carpet. I love this feature! Switching back and forth is a cinch, too. Linx picks up like a champ. The debris cup is easy to empty and super easy to clean. And here’s the best part: The Linx battery is replaceable! It is located at the front and pops out easily—no tools required. You can buy Linx plus an extra battery from the get-go, or purchase a replacement battery later.
The perfect gift for the frugal mom—one who hates to throw out fruits and vegetables that are over-the-hill and destined for the composter. She hates when that happens—and thanks to her new Blu Apple Combo Pak, it won’t. Just tuck a Bluapple into the fruit bowl and refrigerator vegetable drawer and they’ll absorb all of that ethylene gas that fruits and vegetables produce—the culprit that makes them spoil. And this combo comes with sufficient refills to last for a full year.
16. Hot Pot Trivets
What a cool gift for anyone who cooks at home. This set of five silicone and stainless steel Hot Pot Trivets protect cookware and countertops from hot pans. This unique design allows each trivet to fold out to create the right size. You just have to see this! With its expandable feature, use the same cooking pad for a small or big pot. Simply extend and fold as needed to save space or to keep your table decor in perfect style.
17. Silk Pillowcase
100% pure mulberry silk protects her hair while sleeping and assists in anti-wrinkle care. Hidden zipper and comes in a beautiful gift box. This Colorado Home Co Silk Pillowcase for Skin and Hair is made of high-grade mulberry silk, it is temperature regulating and breathable. Available in multiple colors. A really nice gift.
18. Wool Dryer Balls
Premium Smart Sheep Dryer Balls are all-natural, won’t harm your dryer and help soften your clothes. Made of high-quality 100% New Zealand wool, these dryer balls soften and fluff clothing, towels, sheets, blankets, jackets, and more!
Black and Decker’s latest and best version of its Dustbuster—BLACK + DECKER Hand Vac is as close to perfection as your mom (or you!) will ever experience. It’s that great. With extra-long run time and super suction power, it’s easy-to-clean and perfectly balanced in the hand. Pretty, too … pretty amazing!
Help Mom track her steps and heart rate with a brand new Fitbit.
This bathtub caddy is made of 100% natural bamboo wood. This is more sturdy and durable compared to those made of plastic. The updated version of this bamboo bathtub caddy now includes an adjustable bamboo bar that will hold whatever you’re reading as well as any other supplies you may wish to have around you such as your phone or scented candles.
What a sweet, small, all-glass coffee maker for brewing coffee using the manual pour-over coffee method that produces consistent, rich quality, and distinctly flavorful results. No paper filters required because it comes with a reusable stainless filter that fits snugly into the glass top. The HIC Pour-Over Coffee Maker has a high-heat (make it stovetop safe) borosilicate glass carafe with a bamboo handle and stainless steel collar that resists shock and breakage; won’t absorb odors or transfer flavors. Brews 1 to 4 cups of coffee and looks cool, too.
Lots of food thermometers say they’re instant, but don’t believe it. Most of them (trust me) are disappointingly not instant nor are they accurate. That’s what makes the ThermoPop Kitchen Thermometer unique amongst its peers—it registers a correct temperature within 3 to 4 seconds. Your mom will love this handy useful gadget (and you!) forever. And it comes in a ton of cool colors.