One of the best days of the year is quickly approaching, the day we celebrate the hardest workers in the world, Mother’s Day! It’s also time to scramble for Mother’s Day gifts. This year, Mother’s Day falls on May 12th. I’m a little late to the party (newborn mom life), but I have finally compiled my 2019 Mother’s Day Gift Guide.
If you’re like me you are going to wait until the last minute to get a gift for the women in your life, and then have to phone in a favor from your best friend, Amazon Prime. And by phone in a favor I really mean, search, click, and let out a sigh of relief because you just got an awesome gift and didn’t have to enter a mall. Winning.
I really like creative gifts, not just generic things that anyone could pick up at the last minute, so my goal was to make this list a creative Mother’s Day Gift Guide, with heartfelt, unique, beautiful gifts that would show the mother’s in our lives our deep appreciation for them. If you have found any unique gifts you think would belong on this list, please feel free to add them to the comments.
Happy Mother’s Day!
2019 Mother’s Day Gift Guide
I love plants as gifts, especially succulents that are easy to care for and hard to kill. I feel like they are the gift that keeps on giving as they grow and bring joy.
Trust me, I have one of these. Make your mom’s life way easier with an air fryer. I actually bought one of these for my husband for his birthday, and now, I use it every single day.
I can picture this family cookbook being a gift from a mother to a daughter who recently became a mother herself, or even from a daughter to a mother full of her grandmother’s recipes.
You probably think I’m kidding, but I’m not. I was gifted a Shop Vac by my in-laws on my first Mother’s Day, and guys…I love the thing. Now, I have dogs, and tile, so I use it every single day. Nothing else gets up the day hair as quick and easy. But, I also use it for our patio, switch to the wet vac when our AC system gets clogged up, clean up random kid messes, the list goes on. If you want to make a mama’s life easier, and she doesn’t have a Shop Vac, get her one.
My husband got us Alexa a couple of years ago, and it’s another thing that I use daily now. I use it for a timer, to ask questions, to play music, to make lists, to remind me of things. If your mama doesn’t have Alexa in her life, you need to introduce them.
I originally thought of this pink pepper spray as a gift for moms who like to be active outside, walking, jogging, hiking. However, these days this could be a great gift for any mom, anywhere. Sad but true.
If you go over to your mom’s house and always see her pieces of laundry that don’t go in the dryer hanging over random things all over the house, get her this foldable drying rack. It may not seem like the most amazing gift, but when her house feels less chaotic because of it, she’ll appreciate that you noticed and thought of a solution.
Instant Pots are all the rage these days, and for good reason, they make life easier by making dinner quicker and easier. So if your mom or a mom you know has cooking duty every night of the week, get her an instant pot!
You cannot go wrong with an Amazon Gift Card. Especially if your mom is hard to shop for, let her shop for herself! Plus, you can either give her a card in-hand or if she lives far away from you, send an e-card!
What an awesome gift it would be to vacuum for your mom on a daily basis! Well, you can. Get your mama a Robo Vac to lighten her load.
We all know that moms normally don’t want to splurge on themselves for beauty products. An Ulta Beauty gift card will let her splurge on herself guilt-free.
This was my husband’s idea. He said every mom wants a night alone in a hotel with room service. Sign me up! Although, I would love my husband to be there so we could have an uninterrupted conversation and meal. That would be great. Either way, this is a great Mother’s Day Gift Guide addition. If you aren’t sure what hotels are near your mom, give her a hotels.com gift card so she can choose where she stays.
Hi, I’m Jessica! I am wife to Chris, and mom to Kaiper, Alana and Koa. I am a graphic designer, website developer and aspiring author. In this space, I share about everything from parenting, working from home, food we cook, and lots of things for kids! Learn more about me here.