6 Mother’s Day Gift Ideas That Go Beyond Candles and Bouquets
While we all love candles, it's safe to say mom has received enough.
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This Mother’s Day, get your mom something that isn’t a watch, candle, or card. While she loves all of those things, this year we’re raising the bar with a selection of gifts that will keep her smiling beyond May 9th.
Give her a smoke break (with CBD); stock her fridge with ice cream flavors inspired by a bouquet of flowers (because actual flowers die and ice cream rarely freezer burns); or add an extra accessory to her bathroom with a heated bidet system. Whichever gift you get mom from the below selections, you can rest easy knowing she’s having a good time out there enjoying her goodies.
For the Mom Who Loves Happy Hour
Shaker & Spoon is a monthly cocktail subscription box that delivers a craft cocktail experience to your home with beautifully curated recipes and techniques for mixing the perfect drink, every time. If your mom is always whipping up Long Island Iced Teas or attempts at cruise ship-inspired daiquiris, up her game with this care package. Each box has all of the ingredients (besides the booze) to make twelve cocktails. Grab a bottle of her favorite spirit and she’ll be on her way to becoming a master mixologist.
For the Mom Who Could Use a Chill “Pill”
The slim CBD-only pre-rolls from Alive and Kicking are perfect for the hardworking mom in need of a personal moment to wind down after a long day. They come in two strain options that both deliver the body-relaxing feeling that CBD is known for, without the head high that comes from THC. If mom is down for a little THC in her system, check out this guide for mellowed-out Mom’s day gifts.
For the Mom Who Would Always Rather Be at Home
These classic French slippers with stylish Breton-stripes are made with 100% wool interior and exterior and make a perfect gift for mom. They’re a little cozier than Uggs and totally not outdoor/water-friendly, which will encourage mom to spend more time cozied up inside.
For the Mom Who Is Always Redecorating
If your mom is always moving the couch and coffee table around, give her the gift of a subtle interior remodel from Decorist. The room refresh package includes a consultation with a Decorist designer on a room of choice to give it a fresh look with new accessories: pillows, rugs, art, mirrors, lighting, paint color, and tabletop decor. Your loved one will be able to work with the designer to choose prints, patterns, and color ways for the space with an expert’s suggestion.
For the Mom Who’s Always in the Kitchen
A paring knife is one of those kitchen tools that no cook can ever have too many of. This set from Williams Sonoma comes in three bright hues which makes differentiating their purpose easy; mom can use red for meat, green for veggies, and yellow for anything else!
For the Mom Who Thought She Might Run out of Toilet Paper
Cut your mom’s Costco toilet paper expenses in half by treating her to a quicker and deeper clean every time she has to go. In the beginning of the pandemic, bidets were selling out on Amazon left and right as people thought toilet paper might become scarce. If she hasn’t even experienced the power of a heated toilet seat, help her step up her game with this luxury bidet from Fluidmaster.
For the Mom with an Unstoppable Sweet Tooth
Change up the contents of mom’s bouquet this year with a sweet treat to stock her freezer. Salt & Straw’s pint club in May features five flavors that pay homage to the best parts of spring. From a Rhubarb Crumble w/ Toasted Anise to a Jasmine Milk Tea & Chocolate flavor, Salt & Straw is always here to remind us (and your mom) why they’re one of our fave spots for frozen delicacies.