27 Thoughtful Mother's Day Gifts for All the Moms in Your Life

These unique gifts are sure to impress the food-loving mom more than a bouquet of flowers.

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April 08, 2022
By: Allison Russo, Samantha Lande, and Lambeth Hochwald

Moms work so hard year-round, it’s important to celebrate them on their special day. And what better way to celebrate the mom who loves to cook than with something delicious or with an upgrade to their kitchen? Whether mom is a coffee-lover, a wine drinker, a hot sauce aficionado or just wants all of the treats, we have you covered. Here are our favorite Mother’s Day gifts sure to make mom smile.

If you're looking for an less-than-$10 Mother's Day gift, you really can't go wrong with a coffee mug. We love this mug's sweet sentiment and splash of blue on the interior. Crafted from heavy-duty stoneware, this 16-ounce coffee cup is dishwasher- and microwave-safe, too.

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If your cabinets are teeming with reusable water bottles, it's time to replace mom's with a brand she already loves. Le Creuset, known for their iconic Dutch ovens, are breaking into the hydration business. This insulated bottle is lightweight and comes in beautiful ombre hues mom won't mind bringing to her yoga class.

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$49 for 8 cookies

There’s a reason this New York woman-founded business has a cult following, their cookies are amazing! This chocolate lovers cookie gift box contains four two chip cookies and four brownie-like double chocolate chip cookies in a beautiful spring floral box.

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Celebrate Mother's Day by supporting a woman-owned brand like Pineapple Collaborative. Plus, the mustard-colored tin is sure to bring a smile to any mom's face. This olive oil is made with organic olives — enjoy it in whisked into salad dressings, poured over crusty bread or drizzled over caprese salad.

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Commemorate a cherished family recipe with a custom recipe platter — your mom can display it on her countertop, or use it to serve up the finished dish. Since the design is taken directly from the recipe card you send, it will perfectly capture the handwriting and notes of your loved one.

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We love Drew Barrymore's collection of kitchen electrics and think this stunning air fryer would make a great Mother's Day gift. It's currently in stock online at Walmart in all four colors (though we're partial to the Sage green option) and retails for just $89. Whether she's new to air frying or you just want to upgrade her old model, this gift is perfect for any mom who loves to cook.

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Moms are great at multitasking, so give them a pan that works as hard as they do. We love the Always Pan because it's so versatile — it works as a frying pan, saute pan, steamer, skillet, saucier, saucepan, non-stick pan, spatula and spoon rest. Plus, it's currently in stock in six colors: Spice, Blue Salt, Sage, Heat, Steam and Char.

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For the mom who can't get enough of the best-selling Butterfly Meadow pattern from Lenox, this cup and spoon set is sure to make tea time even more delightful. Paired with a box of her favorite variety and a jar of honey, this makes for a beautiful personal gift.

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Give your mom something sweet this year in the form of Baked by Melissa's Mother's Day collection that's packed with bite-sized goodies. We love this 25-pack because she'll get to try six of their most-iconic flavors. This box is also available in gluten-free, nut-free and vegan options, so there's something for every mom.

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We think it’s extra special that the white kitchen towels from Jewels for Hope are produced by a mother/daughter team and handcrafted in Connecticut. These personalized towels will add some sweetness to her already wonderful kitchen.

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$55/month for 2 bottles

Wine can be such a personal thing and it’s often hard to decide what bottles to pick. Let Cellar 503 do all the work. Mom can kick back and relax while two handpicked bottles of wine from the Oregon wine region land on her doorstep. She can learn about interesting varietals and new regions while she enjoys it.

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If you want to splurge on something extra-special for your pizza-loving mom this year, snag this Ooni pizza oven. This portable, gas-powered outdoor oven bakes perfect pizzas in one minute — and it's also great for roasting fish, veggies, meat, and more.

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If mom likes things spicy, you’ll want to pick up this trio of hot sauces for her. She’ll want to put them on everything from eggs to sandwiches. Hailing from Asheville, the trinity as they call it has Red-i with fire roasted tomatoes and chipotles, Tempress rising with tomatillos, habaneros and jalapenos and Sun is shining with mango, ginger and curry.

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If mom is a serious coffee lover, this box of eight, four ounce bags of coffee will let mom sample coffees from all around the world. An artistic box details out the origins of each bag of freshly roasted coffee. Mom can have fun sampling the variety to find out the coffees she wants to start her morning with.

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Tinned fish has become super popular for a reason, it’s delicious and lasts a long time. This seafood sampler gift box from Patagonia Provisions (yes, that Patagonia) comes with nine cans of tinned fish plus a stunning cookbook, The Magic of Tinned Fish, that teaches you how to cook with it all.

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This marble cheese board is decorated with adorable honeybees and would fit perfectly on any spring or summer entertaining spread. Mom will love the gold accents, too.

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If you just don’t want your mom to keep schlepping a boring water glass to her bedside table ever night, consider gifting her with this gorgeous monogrammed glass carafe. She will thank you!

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With this personalized charcuterie board — it comes with ceramic bowls, cheese tools and cheese markers — the mom in your life will thrill at the idea of gathering everyone over for movie night!

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There’s no way your mom won’t love this personalized M&M’s Mother’s Day dispenser filled with colorful M&Ms that custom-designed with sweet messages and images you can pick just for her. A fun add-on: You can also choose from two different lid designs to make your gift super unique!

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If your mom loves a strong, traditional-style mug, this one is a serious upgrade. The gold touches make it super special for her next cup of coffee.

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A personalized cookie stamp might seem over the top but why not when the mom in your life churns out cookies like she's running a local bakery? These solid beech wood stamps can be embossed with an image of your choice or a name and will definitely make her cookies a conversation starter.

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We just a cherry red apron, plus the other seven classic colors this apron comes in. As an added bonus, it can be monogrammed with mom's name so she never loses it.

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We think any of the items from the Gourmet Kitchen Notepad collection are just perfect for tucking right by the fridge — these notepads feature her name and a design logo (we’re talking whisk, mixer, bowls and measuring cups and spoons) and can be used to write personalized notes to tuck into a lunchbox or just use as a shopping list.

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Sometimes it's nice to light a candle after making a weeknight dinner to reset your kitchen. This one from Aromatique is inspired by the scents of Tuscany, perfect for the mom who loves to jet set!

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Take mom on the perfect picnic with this box from Mouth, curated with everything for mom to munch on. Black truffle cheddar, preserves from The Girl & The Fig, crackers from Rustic Bakery and so much more. Find the perfect spot and celebrate all she has done for you!

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Part cookie, part cracker, all delicious. A little bit salty, a little bit sweet with homemade toffee, plenty of chocolate and other fun surprises. Two bags of the original, one bag of surprise party ( with sprinkles), one bag of churro plus one of their new candy bars, and this will be the box mom wants by her side when you give her a few hours alone to watch her favorite show.

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Generations of moms can gather over brunch with this spread from Black Seed Bagel in NYC. Beet cured lox made in house is accompanied by honey butter, cream cheese and a dozen bagels.

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