The 29 best Mother’s Day gifts of 2021


Mothers. They dressed us, cheered us on at soccer practice, held us while we cried from our first heartbreak, supported us during every big achievement — and they deserve to feel appreciated every day — especially on Mother’s Day! The big day, which is on May 9, is the perfect day to spoil the mother figure in your life.

Ahead find more than 25 awesome Mother’s Day gifts that include jewelry, sweets, tech, gift baskets and so much more. Whether you’re shopping for your mom, grandmother, sister, aunt or best friend, she’s bound to love any of the following gifts this year.

1. Godiva Limited Edition Assorted Chocolate Gift Box, $60

Who doesn’t love chocolate? If you’re at a loss on what to buy your mother this holiday, go with limited edition chocolate box from Godiva.

2. Artifact Uprising Desktop Photo Calendar, $30

Curate 12 of your mom’s favorite photos to create a personalized calendar she’ll be proud to display on her desk. It comes in a nice neutral walnut color with various options for fonts and will be ready to ship in two business days.

3. Crane & Canopy The Layla Pajama Sleep Set, $129

If she loves lounging around the house, your mom will totally appreciate a personalized set of pajamas from Crane & Canopy. They’re available in navy, grey and black.

4. Apple AirPods Pro, $197, original price: $249

If she works a desk job, then it’s highly unlikely she doesn’t already own a pair of the oh-so-popular Apple AirPod Pros. If she doesn’t, they’d make a great Mother’s Day gift, and they’re currently $50+ off on Amazon. The Pros are noise-canceling, connect easily to Bluetooth and have up to 4.5 hours of listening time.

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5. The Chef & The Dish Gourmet Cooking Class, $100+

The Chef & The Dish’s gourmet cooking classes are a fun and luxurious way to do a one-on-one cooking class with chef’s around the world.

6. Home Chef Subscription, $65+

For something a little bit simpler but just as fun, consider gifting your mom a Home Chef meal delivery kit. She can choose from a variety of different meal plans and they have culinary options and even dishes that just need to be heated up.

7. Brooklinen Luxe Hardcore Sheet Bundle, $240

A new bedding set would also make an awesome Mother’s Day gift. This bestselling sheet bundle from Brooklinen has thousands of reviews and comes in over a dozen different colors and patterns. The set includes a flat sheet, four pillowcases, one fitted sheet and a duvet cover.

8. “1,000 Places To See Before You Die” by Patricia Schultz, $35

If she’s a travel lover, mom will definitely appreciate this “1,000 Places To See Before You Die” book to inspire her new plans to see the world.

9. UGG Ansley Slippers, $100

Who wouldn’t love a new pair of slippers? This moccasin-style pair from UGG comes in nine different shades and is available at Zappos.

10. Click & Grow The Smart Garden 9, $200

If the mother figure in your life loves gardening but doesn’t have a good amount of outdoor space, the Click & Grow Smart Garden is a great option for her.

11. T3 Whirl Trio Interchangeable Curling Wand, $300

The T3 curling wand is definitely a splurge but it gives flawless curls and gives your mom the chance to create three different styles thanks to the three interchangeable wands.

12. Baked by Melissa Mini Cupcakes, $45

When in doubt, go with something sweet like a gift basket! For a bite-size Mother’s Day dessert option, consider this Love box from Baked by Melissa. It comes with 25 mini cupcakes in sugar cookie dough, cake batter crumble, cotton candy, electric tie-dye, midnight munchies and s’mores flavors.

13. Keurig K-Café Special Edition Single Serve Coffee, Latte & Cappuccino Maker, $190, original price: $220

For the coffee-loving mom, consider getting her this nifty Keurig K-Café machine that makes regular coffee, lattes and cappuccinos.

14. The Sill Classic Plant Subscription, $60

If she takes pride in being a plant mom, she’ll be thrilled about a plant subscription from The Sill!

15. Yeti Wine Rambler, $25

This Yeti wine rambler is great to keep her favorite beverage as cold as she wants thanks to the insulated casing. It would great for the beach and comes in four different colors. Plus, it can be customized!

16. Caraway Cookware Set, $395, original price: $495

Calling all-home chefs! Anyone who loves to spend time in the kitchen would be thrilled to receive this set of high-quality pans from Caraway. It includes a frying pan, a sauté pan, saucepan and even a dutch oven.

17. Gorjana Compass Coin Necklace, $60

This compass necklace from Gorjana will direct your mother to you no matter how far you may be. It’s available in both gold and silver.

18. UrbanStems The Verona Bouquet, $65

You can’t go wrong with flowers. UrbanStems has a plethora of beautiful but unique flower arrangements, so if you’re looking to impress your mom this year, this is definitely the way to go.

19. Away Suitcase, $225+

Away luggage offers plenty of great suitcases that are sleek, simple and make it super easy to travel near and far. Not only is the Bigger Carry-On spacious, it also includes a removable battery charger so that mom can plug their phone in without worrying about the device dying while they travel.

20. Drunk Elephant Haul Acid Kit, $100

If she’s passionate about staying wrinkle-free and loves skincare, this Drunk Elephant gift set is the perfect present for Mother’s Day.

21. Shutterfly Photo Book, $75+

While digital photos are certainly easy, there’s nothing like a hard copy. Make your mom a thoughtful photo book from Shutterfly with all of her favorite family photos and she’s bound to love it.

22. iRobot Roomba E5 Robot Vacuum, $249, original price: $300

Help your mom clean with little to no effort at all with this robot vacuum that can be completely controlled with her smartphone.

23. “Thank You, Mom” Homesick Candle, $34

Show mom just how much you appreciate her with this beautifully scented “Thank You, Mom” candle from Homesick.

24. Personalization Mall Her Kitchen Custom Bamboo Cutting Board, $30, original price: $45

Make mom’s time in the kitchen even more special with her very own customized cutting board from Personalization Mall.

25. Ember Smart Mug 2, $130

Whether the mom you’re shopping for is running around with the kids or swamped with zoom calls, sometimes it’s not always realistic to enjoy a cup of warm tea or coffee at the top of the morning. The Ember temperature control smart mug will maintain your desired drinking temperature for up to 1.5 hours or all day when paired with the included charging coaster.

26. Anthropologie Tiled Margot Monogram Mug, $11, original price: $14

For something a bit less expensive, consider getting your mother figure this chic, monogrammed option from Anthropologie.

27. Our Place Always Pan, $115, original price: $145

The famous multi-purpose Always Pan is an awesome gift for mother’s day and it’s currently on sale for $30 less with the code GOODTASTE30. According to the website, this kitchen utensil can replace your fry pan, sauté pan, steamer, skillet, saucier, saucepan, non-stick pan, spatula and spoon rest — all in one.

Just be sure to order by April 30 with standard shipping or by May 3 with express shipping selected at checkout, giving you just a few days to get your pan wrapped up and ready to give to your mom.

28. Maya Brenner Asymmetrical Letter Necklace, $240

This asymmetrical letter necklace made by Maya Brenner is a wonderful Mother’s Day gift. This dainty piece is made with 14 karat gold, making it an elegant and timeless piece for her collection, plus it can be customized with the letters of her initials or the first letter of her kid’s names.

29. Roku Premiere HD Streaming Media Player, $33

If your mom loves to binge-watch the latest TV shows, then she’ll definitely appreciate receiving this Roku Premiere streaming media player that gives her easy access to Netflix, Disney+, Apple TV, HBO and many more.

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