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Unique Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Unique Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

It’s that time of year when we need to start thinking about Mother’s Day Gifts and what the perfect one will be for mom this year.  If you ask my mom what she’d like to receive as a gift she’ll tell you that she already has everything she needs, but of course, I can’t let Mother’s Day go by without getting her something special. When choosing the perfect gift for my mom my goal is always to find something both thoughtful and useful, as well as something that she’d likely never buy for herself. Every single thing on the list of Mother’s Day gift ideas below is something your mom will enjoy using and she’ll think of you every time she does!

Mother's Day Gifts

1) What I love About Mom Journal – This little book contains fill-in-the-blank lines to describe why your mom’s the best

2) Decorative Musical Jewelry Box – This is a beautiful gift for mom

3) Mother’s Day Adult Coloring Book: Large Adult Coloring Book – Let mom relax and color with this Mother’s Day Coloring set

4) KitchenAid Mixer  Help mom out in the kitchen with this mixer

5) Pioneer Woman Pan set – This pan set will be a big hit with mom

Mother's Day Gifts

6) Pioneer Woman Bowl Set – These bowls will quickly become moms favorite in the kitchen

7)  Personalized Coffee Mugs (that’s the one I want pictured above!) There is a variety of styles for any name!!!

8) Instant Pot – This will make mom’s job in the kitchen so much easier

9) Black and Decker Air Fryer – Your mom will make some amazing food with this

10) Home Spa Bath Basket French Vanilla Bath & Body Essential Aromatherapy – Help mom relax with this spa basket.  Plus the storage curio can be used long after she uses up these items!

11) Premier Robe – Your mom will love this robe made out of a blend of 70% Bambo Viscose and 30% Cotton.

12) Womens Slippers – Pamper mom with these super-soft slippers

13)  Inspirational Wall Art These are handmade by me!  I upcycle oven covers from the Dollar Tree and make some adorable wall art!  Inspirational indeed – especially during this season in our lives!  Scan down a bit on the page and you will see these!

13) Bertte Throw Blanket Super Soft Cozy Warm Blanket – Your mom will love to curl up and relax with this blanket

14) Tea Basket – Give mom this basket full of wonderful tea products

15) Chocolate Gift Basket – Mom will love this basket full of chocolate gifts

Mother's Day Gifts

16) Make Cold Brew Iced Coffee – fill a mason jar with the dry ingredients and then mom just has to add water and let it brew for 24 hrs.  You can get a free printable recipe card to add to your mason jar!

17) Old Fashioned Gourmet Bakery Gift – A wonderful gift of baked goods your mom won’t have to bake

18)  Keysocks – Finally! a pair of socks you can wear with flats that won’t show!!

19) Numi Organic Tea Flowering Gift Set – This comes with a glass teapot and 5 flowering tea blossoms!

20)  Get her a Subscription to MyFreezEasy – The EASIEST Meal Planning Tool You’ll Find – Works With ANY Diet!

Mother's Day Gifts

21)  Make her some homemade soap with these Easy Melt & Pour soaps!Get this eBook and learn how to make 11 different kinds of melt and pour soaps! These also come with free printable soap labels so you can wrap your soap with them.  Making melt and pour soaps is really easy – you can make 12 bars in under an hour!

22) Spa Day at Home – check out this list of DIY bath and body products you can make and give to mom so she can have her own spa day at home!

23)  E-Cloth Microfiber Products I can’t express to you enough how I wish I discovered e-cloth microfiber products sooner.  They have changed my cleaning routine forever – faster, easier, cheaper.  That is like every single mom’s dream come true!  Check out the amazing demo as to why e-cloth beats disinfectant wipes when it comes to cleaning!  PLUS, you can get 4 e-cloth general purpose cloths for the same price as you’d get just one Norwex envirocloth!!!

24) 50 Inspirational Quotes Printable Wall Art – Choose from 50 different quotes for an 8×10 frame!

unique mother's day gift ideas

Free Printable Encouraging Quotes

Free Printable Encouraging Quotes

Free Printable Encouraging Quotes: “Trust Your Journey” I find that during this past year, I’ve been on the lookout for encouraging quotes that help keep my mind grounded and stress-free. While I’m seeing the light at the end of the tunnel more than I have since early 2020, I still need reminders to not get… Continue Reading

Tips to Manage Your Credit Card Debt

Tips to Manage Your Credit Card Debt

Get a Game Plan For Tackling Credit Card Debt Having to tackle old credit card debt in your monthly bill payments can seem really burdensome. When outstanding credit card debt has been plaguing you for a while, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by it or wish that you could just forget about it altogether. However,… Continue Reading

Nature Walk Activity for Kids

Nature Walk Activity for Kids

Today I’m going to show you a fun nature walk activity for kids that I recently put together for my 6 and 10-year-old daughters. This nature walk scavenger hunt is similar to one I assigned my 9th graders to complete when I was still teaching high school biology.  They would need to bring in each… Continue Reading

Non-Candy Easter Basket Filler Ideas

Non-Candy Easter Basket Filler Ideas

Here is a great list of non-candy Easter Basket filler ideas for your kiddos. If you are anything like our family, my kids still have candy from  Valentine’s Day that hasn’t been eaten – and I don’t want to get them an Easter Basket full of MORE candy! (Plus, I’m sure the grandparents will give… Continue Reading

How To Get Free Gift Cards Using The Drop Cash Back App – No Loyalty Cards Needed!

How To Get Free Gift Cards Using The Drop Cash Back App – No Loyalty Cards Needed!

*This is a sponsored post.  All opinions are my own. Looking for a new way on how to get free gift cards? I recently just downloaded the Drop app to try it out and learn how I can get free gift cards using it.  Drop is an easy-to-use app that lets you earn free gift… Continue Reading

How To Clean The Interior Of Your Car In Record Time Without Spray Cleaners or Paper Towels

How To Clean The Interior Of Your Car In Record Time Without Spray Cleaners or Paper Towels

I’m about to show you the best clean car hack I know! Does this sound like you? You wish you could wave a magic wand every day to get a clean car. You’ve told your kids not to put their dirty shoes on the back of the driver seat, (but they inevitably do anyway)? You… Continue Reading