Things To Buy Your Mom For Her Birthday
In our (very unscientific) opinion, all moms tend to love and appreciate soft things. Case in point: This cozy pajama set from Eberjey, which you might recognize from Oprah's 2018 list of Favorite Things. "Favorite Things all started because I fell truly, madly, deeply in love with a pair of pj's and wanted to share them with you guys," said Oprah. "Some things never change. These are soft, flattering, and timeless."
things to buy your mom for her birthday
It's no question that moms are always doing the most and often forget to take care of their own needs, which is why this year you could give yours a eucalyptus body scrub that will exfoliate her skin and bring the spa into her home. It also just so happens to be listed as one of Oprah's favorite things in 2022.
Give your mom the gift of a luxurious, relaxing bubble bath. Blended with aloe, macadamia nut, sweet almond, and olive oil, this natural oil bubble bath is sure to uplift her mood and nourish her body, while leaving her skin feeling smooth and replenished. What more could any mom want?
If filling out cards doesn't come easily to you, this Oprah-approved, keepsake book comes with 12-fold-and-mail-style letters, each with a unique prompt to help you detail just how grateful you are that she's in your life.
The best way to kiss your mom's you-know-what this Mother's Day: treating her kisser to this lip balm trio from Poppy & Pout. Just like her kids, she'll find it impossible to pick which of the sweet mint, island coconut and pomegranate-peach flavors is her favorite.
This versatile pan set has over 1k positive reviews, and it's a must if your mom enjoys cooking. She'll have even more fun getting creative in the kitchen with this magenta-hued nonstick set that can pretty much do it all.
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Not only will you get to learn more about your mom through her stories, but she'll also love the time she's taken to reflect on her extraordinary life. The journal offers prompts, so it will be easy for her to get started.
This inspiring book, written by Michelle Obama, is sure to have a prominent placement on her bookshelf. In it, the former First Lady gets personal about over challenges and finding your light even during the hardest of times.
If the mom on your list is a fashionista standing at or under 5'4", a Short Story Subscription is the perfect gift. Each box is curated by a professional stylist tapped into petite fashion and caters to the subscriber's preferences and needs. From tops to dresses to accessories, outfits are handpicked and boast brand names from Vince Camuto to Blank NYC, because no one should have to sacrifice style to accommodate their height.
Get your mom a beautiful pair of earrings or a necklace with her zodiac sign that she can wear every day. Mejuri is a favorite jewelry startup of ours, so your Mom will likely enjoy this Canadian company's delicate jewelry, too. You can also browse more jewelry gifts for mom here.
Sunglasses are spring and summer essentials and a perfect gift for Mom. GlassesUSA carries a wide variety of popular brands, including Ray-Ban, Oakley, Muse, Prada, and more. If you want a pair for yourself too, you can buy one and get one free with the code BOGOFREE at checkout.
A purse is an obvious gift for Mom if she has an eye for handbags, but you can mix things up by giving her one that's both a purse and a backpack. The Alunna by Senreve is versatile and stylish, and it can be worn on her back, hand, over the shoulder, or across the body. Plus, it can organize all of Mom's essentials with its two interior pockets and exterior cardholder.
If your mom has a favorite city or place that she misses (or just craves a food she can't easily get where she is), a Goldbelly gift card goes a long way. Goldbelly is one of our favorite services when it comes to delivering regional meals, meal kits, and desserts, be it Maine lobster rolls, Southern BBQ, or NYC bagels.
Milk bar cakes topped our list of the All-Time Best things we've tested and these treats will definitely satisfy Mom's sweet tooth. Choose from a limited-edition Strawberry Shortcake Cake, the bestselling B'Day Truffles, and plenty more. We break down how to shop for Milk Bar online, here.
There's an ever-so-slight learning curve in figuring out what Amazon's Alexa can and can't do, but once that's passed, the Echo can forecast the weather, read an audiobook, order a pizza, tell jokes, or any number of things Mom should find charming.
Moms love nothing more than being randomly told their kids love them, and this creative box lets you do it in a way more special than just a text. When you send a message, the heart on the box will spin and she can open it up to read the digital display of your loving words.
Treat her to a spa day any (and every) day she wants with this at-home foot massager. It's a full-service Shiatsu device that offers kneading, compression, and heat therapy. We love that it encompasses your ankles too for extra relief, all of which is why it's our top pick.
Keep the bouquets coming with a subscription to BloomsyBox. With options from monthly to weekly deliveries, the BloomsyBox flower subscription service ships gorgeously crafted collections of stems from eco-friendly farms straight to your lucky recipient's door. From roses to more exotic, tropical blooms, the plant-loving mom on your list will look forward to displaying their new arrangement each month.
We've ordered bouquets from UrbanStems and it offers gorgeous flower arrangements, potted plants, and even dried bouquets, and they're delivered quickly, too. A bouquet of flowers is a classic gift for Mom that she'll love on any given day. Its bouquets are one of the best things we've ever tested.
If the mom on your list is new to the parenting life, treat her to the Honest Company's Beyond the Bump Kit that will give her body the TLC it deserves. The four-piece set includes body oil and lotion, bath salts, and nipple balm, all of which have been formulated to soothe and support the body in this crucial time of healing.
There are myriad flower subscription services to hit when you know that a bouquet will be the gift your mum's really after: Appleyard, Flowerbx, Freddie's Flowers and even Selfridges are all favourites of ours. But for a consistent and high quality subscription gift that'll keep on giving, Bloom & Wild is our pick.
A food gift for mums with a sweet tooth, Mon Dessert's subscription facilitates the creation of extraordinary desserts: kits start from 10 and provide everything your mum will need to whip up her own crème brûlées and chocolate hearts.
Delicate and poised, this necklace from Olivia & Pearl makes the perfect gift for showing your mother dearest how much she means to you. With a single pearl embellishment strung on an 18ct gold vermeil chain, this necklace is not a one-time gift but an everyday piece and a sure-to-be cherished keepsake.
Dr. Barbara Sturm makes life-giving serums and tonics for the skin, but lest we forget that lips come under the same umbrella too. This deeply hydrating lip balm draws on the same ethos as the formulas that launched Barbara Sturm as a skincare giant, meaning that you can rely on this balm to be the best your mum has ever used.
Of all the many subscription gifts you can give (take a look at the list, there are a lot), this one might well be the most fun. Available from The Tiny Marmalade via Not On The High Street, you can sign your mum up to join a Jam on Toast club, which sends out six new and unusual flavours of preserve every month. Maybe you could add a bread subscription to make it the ultimate breakfasting gift?
Essential oil diffusers are not only good for introducing beautiful fragrances into your home, but they can have a really positive impact on mental well-being too. This ceramic diffuser will mist and infuse any room with whatever blend of essential oils you fancy trying, while also making a stylish and contemporary addition to your home. With time settings of 30 minutes, an hour, two hours or three, you can leave it on for a set amount of time, making it ideal for unwinding in the evening. The perfect gift for any busy mother. 041b061a72